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Presenting our new InfoSec Monthly Seminar Series

Posted on: May 7, 2021

The Information Systems Security and Assurance Management (ISSAM) Department in Mihalcheon School of Management proudly invites you to the Information Security (InfoSec) seminar, “Incident Readiness, Incident Response and the importance of Endpoint Detection and Response tools” by Arafa Anis, DFIR Consultant, Advanced Cyber Threat Services, McAfee Inc.

Incident Readiness, Incident Response and the importance of Endpoint Detection and Response tools

The talk will cover the Incident Response lifecycle. Arafa Anis will go into detail about incident Preparedness or Incident Readiness and what it entails for an information security team. She will share experiences about her work in different organizations in helping them prepare for incidents. The talk will also include introduction to the Endpoint Detection and Response tool and how it can be used by organizations to improve their security posture and respond faster to incidents

 Join us

Date: Thursday May 13, 2021
Time: 12:00 noon – 1:00 PM
Where: Google Meet

About the Speaker

Arafa Anis
DFIR Consultant, Advanced Cyber Threat Services, McAfee Inc.

Arafa is a Blue Teamer, Incident Responder and SecOps specialist with passion for defensive security. At present she is working at McAfee on the Advanced Cyber Threat Services team as a DFIR consultant. Before that, she was working at PwC as an Incident Response consultant. Her experience in the cyber security world includes leading real time incident response, helping organizations plan for incidents, providing training to incident responders and building and governing security operations teams among others

InfoSec Seminar Series

This monthly seminar series will provide high level presentations about various research directions and technology trends in the field of Information Systems Security and Assurance Management. The seminar series will be open to anyone who is interested in security research and technologies, not only to Concordia University of Edmonton (CUE) members. The seminars will be held on the second Thursday between 12:00 noon – 1:00 PM


If you have any questions regrading this seminar series, please contact Dr. Eslam G. AbdAllah, Assistant Professor, MISSM, Faculty of Management at eslam.abdallah@concordia.ab.ca