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2019 Cyber Threat Landscape & People-Centric Security

Chris Richmond

Despite tens of billions of dollars spent on security technology globally each year, attacks continue to get through with increased success. Canadian organizations continue to lose money, data, and the trust of customers and partners. Cyberattacks today have changed and the attackers have learned new techniques toward exploitation. Chris Richmond of Proofpoint will share real-world stories of how the threat landscape has evolved. He’ll discuss key actions you can take to prepare your organization for these new tactics and provide guidance about improving your cyber-framework going forward.

Speakers Bio: Chris Richmond is the Sales Engineering Leader for Canada and the Northeast US at Proofpoint, Inc. Chris’ focus is on the evolving cybersecurity landscape and how customers can leverage their cybersecurity stack to improve protection, while at the same time ensuring the protection of critical data and the reduction of privacy risks for organizations. Chris previously led groups focused on Advanced Malware, Forensics Architecture and Planning. Chris also helped bring to market some of the first cloud security solutions. Throughout his career in cybersecurity, his interactions around informational risk and privacy have allowed him an in-depth understanding of the complexities of protecting data while ensuring privacy and maintaining risk.