Martin G. Nystrom is the senior manager for Cisco's Active Threat Analytics managed security service.
From SOCs in the US, APAC, and EMEAR, Martin's team provides 24x7 expert monitoring and investigation to detect and contain advanced cyber security threats on customer networks. As part of his role, Martin provides guidance for incident response and security initiative to executive customers.
Martin built his security career by providing security architecture guidance for enterprise projects. Once he saw that the real fun was in discovering, hunting, and responding to cyber breaches, Martin became one of the founding members of Cisco CSIRT, leading and developing the team toward global SOC coverage and advanced tooling as a premiere CERT.
He received a bachelor's degree from Iowa State University, a master's degree from NC State University, and maintains a CISSP certification since 2004.
He is the author of O'Reilly's SQL Injection Defenses, and co-author of Security Monitoring. He is a frequent conference speaker, and was honored on the Java One Rock Star Wall of Fame. He enjoys speaking at FIRST and Cisco Live (formerly Cisco Networkers) conferences.
Most of Martin's papers and presos can be found on his web site at xianshield.org
Webcast: Security Monitoring July 15, 2009
How well does your enterprise stand up against today's sophisticated security threats? In this webcast, security experts from Cisco Systems demonstrate how to detect damaging security incidents on your global network--first by teaching you which assets...
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