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Foreground Security Experts to Present on Running Effective Security Operations Centers and Threat Intelligence Programs at RSA Conference

HERNDON, Va., April 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Foreground Security, which offers cutting edge cyber security consulting and an advanced set of cyber hunting and analytics capabilities, today announced that Jeff Caplan, manager of the company's Virtual Security Operations Center (V-SOC) services and Mark Orlando, Foreground's Director of Cyber Operations, will present at RSA Conference USA 2015, April 20-24, in San Francisco, California.

Jeff Caplan will present "10 Tips for Running an Effective SOC - BuzzFeed Style," a practical overview of crucial tips for running an effective security operations center (SOC) in light of security teams' fast-changing requirements. Caplan's presentation uses real-life examples and humorous memes to inform session attendees.

WHAT: "10 Tips for Running an Effective SOC – BuzzFeed Style"
WHO: Jeff Caplan, V-SOC Operations Manager, Foreground Security
WHERE: Room RSAC TV at 134, RSA Conference USA 2015, San Francisco
WHEN: Tues., April 21, 2015, 1:10 PM PST

Caplan has over 15 years of experience working in information technology and security, and has worked the gamut of security positions for the following organizations: NASA, Lockheed Martin, ManTech, Terremark, Verizon and the National Security Agency. He currently runs the V-SOC at Foreground Security, which provides a tailored SOC for both federal government and commercial customers.

Mark Orlando will present "Threat Intelligence Is Dead. Long Live Threat Intelligence!," outlining the various types of cyber threat intelligence solutions on the market and why they often fall short in detecting malicious or suspicious activity. He will discuss the pros and cons of these approaches and using real-world case studies, will describe low cost ways of gauging intelligence value.

WHAT: "Threat Intelligence is Dead. Long Live Threat Intelligence!"
WHO: Mark Orlando, Director of Cyber Operations, Foreground Security
WHERE: Room 2006, RSA Conference USA 2015, San Francisco
WHEN: Thurs., April 23, 2015, 9:10 AM PST

Orlando has provided security thought leadership and technical expertise to federal government and commercial clients for more than 13 years. He specializes in threat assessment, incident response and network security monitoring in 24/7 operational environments.

About Foreground Security:

Recently ranked by a leading Market Analysis firm as the 9th largest Cyber Security Services provider in North America, Foreground Security offers cutting edge cyber security consulting and an advanced set of cyber hunting and analytics capabilities. Foreground is leading the industry with its unique Virtual Security Operations Center (V-SOC) offering that takes the traditional MSSP model to the next level. Leveraging its patent-pending Advanced Threat Intelligence Platform (ATIP) product capabilities, Foreground's commercial and government V-SOC clients achieve immediate return on their security investment and are proactively managing threats to their unique missions. Clients who wish to manage their own security operations can also reap the benefits of ATIP's capabilities by deploying this unique product within their own network environment.

CONTACT: Foreground Security Media Contact: Tom Resau, W2 Communications (703) 877-8103 Tom@w2comm.com

Source: Foreground Security