Lehigh University Engineering
Lehigh University
Lehigh Engineering

Cyber Security Mistakes I Have Known —

Thursday, January 22, 2015, 4:10 PM
101 Packard Lab

Lehigh University | 19 Memorial Drive West | Bethlehem, PA | 18015

In this session for the Lehigh campus and local community, renowned cyber security expert Mark Graff draws upon unparalleled decades of experience to relate critical cyber security mistakes that imperil our modern world.

From shortsighted programming practices to website design blunders to brain-dead security policies, Mr. Graff has seen it all. He will extract for the audience the key reasons behind such mistakes, and the potential implications for America's critical infrastructure. In his talk, he'll offer thoughts on the state of his sport and lead a discussion on its future.

A cyber security practitioner and thinker for over 20 years, Mark Graff is currently President/CEO of TellAGraff, LLC, and co-author of the new book Enterprise Software Security: A Confluence of Disciplines, which looks at the vital role software can play in protecting organizations.

He is also the founding chair of the Cyber Security Working Group of the World Federation of Exchanges, the first-ever forum for communication amongst information security heads of the world's exchanges. Most recently Mark has served as the head of cyber security for NASDAQ as Chief Information Security Officer.

Formerly, he was Chief Cyber Security Strategist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, and has appeared as an expert witness on computer security before both Congress and the Presidential Commission on Infrastructure Survivability, and served as an expert witness on electronic voting machine software for the state of California. A past chairman of the international Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), Mr. Graff has lectured on risk analysis, the future of cyber security and privacy, and other topics before the American Academy for the Advancement of Science, the Federal Communications Commission, the Pentagon, and many other U.S. national security facilities and think tanks.

Event sponsored by:
Manufacturers Resource Center
P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science
College of Business and Economics
Department of Computer Science and Engineering