Session 11: Understanding the State of California-Department of Technology--Endpoint Protection Standard SIMM 5355-A
Apr 02, 2019 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Wes came to CrowdStrike in 2015 from Cisco Systems where he was a Consulting Security Engineer. Wes, came to Cisco as part of the Sourcefire acquisition and served as one of two global leads for the Cisco Next Generation Intrusion Prevention System (NGIPS) Technical Advisory Group and was a presenter at multiple Cisco Tech Days and Cisco Live. He resides in Mesa, Arizona. Prior to joining Sourcefire, Wes was an information security practitioner with extensive practical experience in the financial, utility, government, education, manufacturing, technology, and non-profit verticals. This included roles at Arizona Public Service and the Arizona Department of Transportation.
Wes has been primarily focused on network security monitoring, incident response, digital forensics, endpoint detection and response (EDR), and penetration testing.
Experienced as both an attacker and a defender of digital assets, he is regularly engaged to uncover and exploit flaws, document the exploitation process, and create remediation plans for the networks and applications of his clients. He has served as a trusted advisor to government agencies and nuclear power generation plants to investigate security incidents and perform digital forensics. Wes has a track record of successfully communicating extremely technical information to audiences of varying backgrounds and has provided expert witness testimony in both civil and criminal proceedings related to digital forensics, including testimony for the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission.