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How Google turned me into my mother: the proxy paradox in security - Wendy Nather HouSecCon v6 2015 (Hacking Illustrated Series InfoSec Tutorial Videos)

How Google turned me into my mother: the proxy paradox in security
Wendy Nather
HouSecCon 2015 v6

Security has been trying to catch up with technology all this time, butthe gap may well be increasing, particularly with the growth of consumerdevices and the Internet of Things. The reason has to do withdelegation and proxy activities online. Current IAM models are no matchfor the real world of legal, fiduciary and minor representation. In this session, we,ll talk about what needs to change so that both security and privacy are truly available to all members of society.

Wendy Nather is Research Director at the Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC), where she is responsible for advancing the state of resources and knowledge to help organizations defend their infrastructure from attackers. She was previously Research Director of the Information Security Practice at independent analyst firm 451 Research, covering the security industry in areas such as application security, threat intelligence, security services, and other emerging technologies.Wendy has served as a CISO in both the private and public sectors. She led IT security for the EMEA region of the investment banking division of Swiss Bank Corporation (now UBS), as well as for the Texas Education Agency. She speaks regularly in locations around the world on topics ranging from threat intelligence to identity and access management, risk analysis, incident response, data security, and societal and privacy issues. Wendy is co-author of The Cloud Security Rules, and was listed as one of SC Magazine,s Women in IT Security "Power Players" in 2014. She is an advisory board member for the RSA Conference, and serves on the board of directors for Securing Change, an organization that helps provide free security services to nonprofit groups. She is based in Austin, Texas, and you can follow her on Twitter as @RCISCwendy.

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