How to Remediate Linux Security Vulnerabilities without Operational Disruption

Summary of the Presentation:
Reduce operational cost – increase availabilities – increase security of your datacenter. Learn how NIST evaluates/ranks security vulnerabilities. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) is the U.S. government repository of standards based on vulnerability management data represented using the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP). This data enables automation of vulnerability management, security measurement, and compliance. NVD includes databases of security checklists, security related software flaws, misconfigurations, product names, and impact metrics.

Learning objectives:
1. You'll learn about NIST and how they category/Rank vulnerabilities.
2. How to Reduce risk and increase productivity in IT and Cloud enabled datacenters.
3. You will learn that how easy to hack Linux systems if security holes are not fixed on time.
4. Reduce Operational Cost – Increase Availably – Increase Security of Your Datacenter.

ISACA Members: Complimentary
Non-Members: $25
Students and Individuals in Transition: Complimentary

2:30-3:00 - Networking & Hors d'oeuvre
3:00-5:00 - CPE Learning Session

CPE Credits: 2
CPE Subject Area: Computer Science

Program Level: Intermediate to Advanced
Prerequisite Knowledge: None
Program Delivery Method: Group-live

CPE Note:
Chapter meeting presentations are designed to benefit members of all skill levels. No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required.

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Cancellation Policy:
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  • When

  • Thursday, March 16, 2017
    2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    Central Time

  • Where

  • Four40
    440 S La Salle St
    Chicago, Illinois 60605
    (312) 663-7200

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