[November 2017] Security Metrics by David Losen, Co-Founder of Sergeant Labs

Thursday, November 16, 2017

5:30 PM – Networking & Dinner

6:00 PM – ISSA-NOVA Program

DaveLosenSecurity Metrics and Metric driven security programs are great buzz words. However, it is important that professionals understand the benefits of tracking and trending security metrics, how to collect them, and to determine what actionable items they indicate. This talk will provide an overview of several industry standard security metrics, talk about their history, and show how a few may be used for the benefit of a proactive, modern, security team.

As co-founder of Sergeant Laboratories and its Director of Customer Success, Dave Losen has spent over 20 years investigating, hacking, and developing advanced security tools, like the product AristotleInsight. He has the unique ability to bridge the gap between kiddy scripting hacker tools to advanced big data machine learning systems, while being able to explain it all in plain English.

Dave holds a patent on system monitoring that is a method for detecting and recording user interactions on an enterprise network, then presenting the results in an organized report. He has also earned recognition, a Prosecution Team Award, from the Wisconsin Association of Computer Crime Investigators (WACCI) for his forensic analysis. You can contact David Losen at his company:

Sergeant Laboratories, Inc.

200 Mason Street, Onalaska, WI 54650

1-866-SGT-LABS (1-866-748-5227)



Location: CSRA, 15036 Conference Center Drive, Chantilly, VA 20151


Attendees may park for free in front of the building else behind in the garage. CSRA personnel will be at the entrance for security. Our conference room is the first one on the right.

Registration Link: http://tinyurl.com/issa-nova-2017nov16

Actual link is https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/3c998ffe44b24e148724d9aca282fac3

Sponsored by ISSA-NOVA, the Northern Virginia chapter of ISSA International

President: John von Ruden

Vice Presidents: Houda Abdelghani, Walter Cekala, Constantinos Doskas, Karen Frederick, Raja Medicherla, Saravanan Ramachari, Bud Roth, Raymond Stamps

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