Stopping Cyberattacks – Stories you can learn from

Duration: 60 Minutes

Michael Hamilton CISSP, President and CISO at CI Security

Michael has 30 years of experience in information security, as a practitioner, consultant, executive and entrepreneur. As former Chief Information Security Officer for the City of Seattle, Michael managed information security policy, strategy, and operations for 30 government agencies. Prior, Michael was the Managing Consultant for VeriSign Global Security Consulting and in that role provided expertise for hundreds of organizations, from Fortune 100 to small private colleges, and in nearly every sector. Michael is former Vice-Chair for the DHS State, Local, Tribal and Territorial Government Coordinating Council. His awards include Member of the Year with the Association of City and County Information Systems (ACCIS), and Collaboration Award from the Center for Digital Government. Michael recently served as a Policy Advisor for the State of Washington Office of the CIO. Michael.Hamilton@ci.security.com

Stopping Cyberattacks – Stories you can learn from

October 10, 2019 2:00 – 3:00 PM ET


From cryptominers hijacking the company phone system to unsuspecting employees giving up their passwords to phishing sites, we’re going to show you how organizations have battled intruders and won.

In this webinar, you’ll hear about some noteworthy breaches and how they were stopped and the actual impact limited – no lost records, no extortion, no disruption. You’ll also learn from two security veterans, Mike Hamilton, CISO of CI Security, and Drex DeFord, veteran CIO about their experiences with threats large and small.

With decades of experience in cybersecurity in the public sector and healthcare, Mike and Drex will share what happened in these real-life security incidents, and how you can lower the impact of these types of attacks on your network.


Drex DeFord, Executive Healthcare Strategist at CI Security

Drex DeFord brings two decades of experience as a CIO with a career spanning both coasts and the military in his role with CI Security as Healthcare Executive Strategist. Drex is the former CIO at Scripps Health, Seattle Children's, Steward Healthcare, & the U.S. Air Force. DeFord has also spent time supporting the healthcare industry with his expertise. He is the Past-Chair of CHIME’s Board of Trustees, and he has served on the HIMSS National Board. Today, Drex works with CI Security to advance the mission of helping healthcare organizations secure critical systems, devices, and networks that support patient care. Drex also consults with enterprise healthcare organizations with his company, Drexio Digital Health. Drex.DeFord@ci.security.com

Learn the intriguing details of how the cybersecurity threats were detected, investigated, confirmed, and how they were removed from the network in a matter of minutes. You’ll also get a glimpse into the day-to-day operations of expert security analysts defending critical service networks from cybersecurity threats.

Discussion points include:

  • The latest threats we’re seeing in the SOC, such as IoT botnet credential-stuffing
  • Timely Incident Response in action, including recommendations for improving your incident response plans
  • New ways organizations are monitoring and responding to threats
  • And other high priority risks in today’s connected world
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