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September 9, 2015


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“ Incident Response Planning: Round Two”

by Jim Bothe and Jim Meyer


Hope for the best, but plan for the worst. Incident response planning is one of the best cybersecurity investments an organization can make. The Ponemon Institute reports a good plan can reduce the cost of a data breach by 25% saving as much as $40 per record lost. This discussion examines the 4 dimensions of an effective incident response plan.

About the Speakers

Jim Bothe is an Information Security Consultant with over thirty five years of experience in the information technology field. For the last twenty he focused on information security. Jim’s experiences encompass a wide range of disciplines, ranging from the development of information security strategies and programs to architecting and managing the deployment of information security technology. Working nearly exclusively in the private sector, Mr. Bothe’s clients have included organizations in the communications, banking, insurance, technology, retail and manufacturing sectors. Jim Bothe earned a B.A. in Mathematics from The Johns Hopkins University.

Jim Meyer is the Managing Director at Coordinated Response, a firm specializing in developing and automating cybersecurity incident response plans. Jim has extensive experience with software engineering and product management working on everything from database applications to document management and business process management. In the past 10 years Jim’s security focus has grown from application and database security to information security and cyber response. Jim Meyer earned a B.A. in Mathematics from Tufts University and is expected to receive an M.P.S in Cybersecurity from UMBC in December 2015.


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Start: September 9, 2015 3:30 pm
End: September 9, 2015 6:30 pm
Venue: Chiapparelli's Restaurant
Phone: 410-837-0309
237 South High Street, Baltimore, MD, 21202, United States
Cost: $105.00
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Remember that Baltimore Node, HacDC, Nova Labs, Reverse Space, and Unallocated Space are five local hacker spaces that also hold several standard activities each week ... so check them out for more fun stuff to do.

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