Webinar Series

F-Secure Security Leaders Forum

A series of virtual events focused on incident readiness and response

April - August 2020

F-Secure's Security Leaders Forum is a practitioner-led series of webinars designed for security leaders and their front-line technical teams. During each event, Incident Response (IR) consultants and Threat Hunters will provide insight on pressing security issues.

Key topics will include:

  • Defending against modern attackers and techniques
  • Building an effective incident response program
  • How to prepare for security incidents
  • Adapting to a changing workforce
  • Real-world case studies of effective response

Total attendees will be capped to ensure opportunity for discussion and dialogue. This isn’t your average online event series — we’re looking for active participants! 

Stay tuned for upcoming sessions in this series
Past webinars

F-Secure Webinar

14 Jul 2020

11:00 AM ET


Focusing security budget - how community banks can respond to cyber threats

Join our guest speaker, Marc Ashworth - CISO at First Bank, to learn how to address modern cyber threats with less budget and resource.

F-Secure Webinar

28 Apr 2020

11:00 AM and 2:00 PM EDT


Effective Incident Response for a Changing Workforce

Join F-Secure’s lead Incident Responders as they share their research and insight on how to respond to cyber security threats in the cloud.

F-Secure Webinar

19 May 2020

11:00 AM and 2:00 PM ET


Putting The ‘R’ In MDR

F-Secure Threat Hunter, Arran Purewal, will explain why a people-driven response strategy is so crucial, even though detection usually receives the most attention.

F-Secure Webinar

02 Jun 2020

11:00 AM and 2:00 PM ET


Preparing for Success in Incident Response: Stories from the Frontline

Learn how a proactive mindset reduces the impact and cost of security incidents, and helps build enduring trust with clients, partners, and your team.

F-Secure Webinar

16 Jun 2020

10:00 AM ET


Compromise as an Opportunity: Using Incidents for Business Transformation

In this webinar, Erka Koivunen will share a CISO's perspective on how to cut through fear and uncertainty post-breach to make positive changes within your organization.


Matt Lawrence
Global Director of Detection and Response, F-Secure Consulting

Matt is a motivated and accomplished leader in IR and MDR. He carries over a decade of experience managing investigations in the finance, commercial, defense, and higher education sectors across the world. During his career, he has spearheaded the development of global security services and led research & development into several new attack detection techniques.

Jordan LaRose
North American Lead for Incident Response, F-Secure Consulting

Jordan is a Security Consultant and Incident Response Investigator, responsible for leading IR, attack detection, and digital forensics training. He has driven penetration testing and IR services for clients worldwide, developed the 24/7 US IR consulting capability, and presented his own research into a spectrum of infosec topics. 

Erka Koivunen
Chief Information Security Officer, F-Secure

Erka Koivunen is a former head of the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) in Finland, and joined F-Secure in 2015 as a Cyber Security Advisor. Companies, governments, and a variety of other organizations consult with Erka extensively on everything from risk assessment to incident response, and he has testified as an expert witness for the EU, Finnish, and British Parliaments. 

Arran Purewal
Global Operations Lead for F-Secure Countercept

Arran leads the Detection & Response Team responsible for Countercept's operational, customer-facing delivery. He has helped develop F-Secure's Threat Hunting capability, the methodology which drives the detection capability of the Countercept MDR service, while he has also worked on purple teaming and Defense engagements.

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