Breach, Data Security, Security Strategy, Plan, Budget

Best practices for companies that have suffered a breach offered at SC World Congress

What happens after a company suffers a data breach? There are strategies to take to lessen the damage, and to soothe customers whose personal information may now be at risk. And to stay out of the newspapers.
At next week's SC World Congress, experts will be on hand to offer techniques, strategies and procedures companies that have suffered a breach can take to lessen or minimize the damage.

Sometimes, it's not even clear when a company has been put in jeopardy.

“Defining what an incident is continues to be a challenge for organizations as they grapple with traditional data leakages and the growing threat of organized cybercriminal activity,” says Rich Baich, principal for security and privacy, Deloitte and Touche

Baich will be speaking on a panel, Breach PR -- Best Practices, taking place on Wednesday, Dec. 10, as part of the two-day SC World Congress in Javits Center, New York City.

Also on the panel are Maurice Hampton, information security program manager, GE -- Global Infrastructure Services; and Steve Collins, director, and security sector lead, Text 100 Public Relations. The moderator is Dan Kaplan, senior reporter, SC Magazine.

Rich BaichRich Baich (right) has led multinational teams designing, implementing, measuring and advising organizations to effectively and efficiently balance risk, technology and data management decisions with data protection risks, regulatory compliance issues, privacy and security controls. Baich is former CISO at ChoicePoint where he held enterprise-wide responsibility for information and technology security. Previously, he held leadership positions within NSA, McAfee and the FBI. In 2005, Baich authored Winning as a CISO, a security executive leadership guidebook.

About the SC World Congress

To keep today's companies and organizations secure requires up-to-the-minute information about current threats to the corporate environment, best practices and optimum solutions. The inaugural SC World Congress offers attendees the opportunity to become better informed, while at the same time providing a hands-on sampling of state-of-the-art technologies and services being used to thwart the increasing range of threats trying to interfere with business operations and abscond with corporate and customer data.

Located in New York, the largest concentration of corporate headquarters and federal and local government offices in the United States, the SC World Congress is the only dedicated IT security event focused on providing the latest solutions and inside information to help IT & data security professionals do their jobs better.

The inaugural SC World Congress takes place December 9-10 in New York City's Javits Convention Center.

For a complete schedule of events, please click here.

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