Austin Startup Week, since its inception in 2011, has always been a vibrant tapestry of Austin's entrepreneurial spirit. A unique confluence of entrepreneurs, local leaders, and enthusiasts, it offers a rich platform to connect, collaborate, and grow. This year marks the 13th iteration of this celebrated event, which will span from November 6-10, 2023. From enlightening sessions, hands-on workshops, to dynamic startup showcases and networking mixers, Austin Startup Week promises to be an engaging experience. To all those who celebrate the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship, I wholeheartedly encourage you to register and be a part of this distinctive celebration of Austin's diverse community of trailblazers.
As a part of this week, I am happy to share that I will be speaking at the Capital Factory on November 7th on the topic "How Unsupervised Neural NetworkingA branch of computer science that focuses on creating systems capable of performing tasks that typically require human intelligence. These tasks include learning, reasoning, problem-solving, perception, and language understanding. AI can be categorized into narrow or weak AI, which is designed for specific tasks, and general or strong AI, which has the capability of performing any intellectual task that a human being can. Roots Out Insider Threats A security risk that originates from within the targeted organization, typically involving current or former employees, contractors, or business associates who have inside information concerning the organization's security practices, data, and computer systems. An insider threat can manifest in malicious actions such as theft of proprietary information, sabotage of systems, or data breaches, as well as unintentional actions that inadvertently cause harm or expose sensitive data. ." Adam Lipman will lead a panel discussion where we will delve deep into the nuanced world of cybersecurity Cybersecurity refers to the practice of protecting computers, networks, programs, and data from unauthorized access, damage, or attack. It involves a range of strategies and technologies designed to safeguard digital assets from cyber threats like hacking, viruses, and data breaches. Cybersecurity measures are essential to prevent sensitive information from being stolen or tampered with, and to ensure the smooth functioning of digital systems. This field is increasingly important in our connected world, where a lot of personal, financial, and business activities are conducted online. , unearthing the challenges CISOs A Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) is a senior-level executive within an organization responsible for establishing and maintaining the enterprise vision, strategy, and program to ensure information assets and technologies are adequately protected. The CISO's role includes identifying, developing, implementing, and maintaining processes across the organization to reduce information and information technology (IT) risks. They respond to incidents, establish appropriate standards and controls, manage security technologies, and direct the establishment and implementation of policies and procedures. Additionally, the CISO is often involved in regulatory compliance, information security awareness training, and, increasingly, in broader business risk management. This role requires a mix of business acumen and technical expertise to align security initiatives with business objectives. face, the motivations driving insider threats, and the breakthroughs in detecting them.
At the heart of our discussion will be the role of unsupervised neural networking technology and its efficacy in detecting subtle indicators of internal threats. I look forward to sharing experiences and learning from the collective wisdom of the community.
To all in Austin and beyond, I invite you to join us for this enlightening session. Together, let's deepen our understanding, share knowledge, and reinforce our commitment to a safer, more secure digital landscape.
Here is the session information:
Yet another cyber intrusionAn unauthorized entry into a computer or network system, often with malicious intent. Intrusions can lead to data theft, damage to systems, or disruption of services. They are a significant concern in cybersecurity and require robust defense mechanisms to prevent and detect.
? What's the latest threat this time? A high-stakes nation-state
In the context of cybersecurity, a nation-state refers to the involvement of national governments in cyber attacks or cyber espionage. These entities may engage in hacking to conduct espionage, influence geopolitics, or achieve strategic objectives, often using sophisticated methods and advanced technology.
espionage showdown? A massive breach
A breach, often referred to as a data breach or security breach, is an incident where confidential, protected, or sensitive information is accessed, disclosed, or taken without authorization. This can include incidents where data is stolen, copied, transmitted, viewed, or used by an individual unauthorized to do so. Data breaches can involve various types of information, including personal data, financial data, trade secrets, or any other type of information that is considered confidential. Breaches can occur for various reasons, such as hacking attacks, employee error, lost or stolen devices, or insider threats. The consequences of a data breach can be severe, including financial losses, damage to reputation, legal repercussions, and a loss of trust among customers or users.
of Private Personal Information (PPI)? While these headline-grabbing attacks dominate the spotlight, a subtler but equally perilous danger looms: the insider threat.
Join us for a riveting session where Adam Lipman leads a panel discussion featuring ThreatWarrior, a cutting-edge AIA branch of computer science that focuses on creating systems capable of performing tasks that typically require human intelligence. These tasks include learning, reasoning, problem-solving, perception, and language understanding. AI can be categorized into narrow or weak AI, which is designed for specific tasks, and general or strong AI, which has the capability of performing any intellectual task that a human being can. -driven threat detection and response company right here in Austin.
Discover the tales of CISOs grappling with the intricate dance between external and internal threats, a precarious balance that could spell disaster. Gain insights into the surprising array of motivations that drive insiders to breach security and the cunning tactics they employ.
Explore how state-of-the-art unsupervised neural networking technology can seamlessly connect the dots amidst millions of signals, uncovering signs of suspicious and malicious insider activity. Don't miss this opportunity to stay ahead of the curve in safeguarding your organization.
When: Tuesday, Nov 7th from 10:15AM - 11:15AM
Where: Capital Factory - Captain America - Floor 8