Netscout Technology & User Summit

Your Secret Weapon: Smart Data, Early Detection, and the Future of Cybersecurity

As Guardians of the Connected World, we all know how important good data is for running our organizations. At NETSCOUT, we’ve provided our customers with data of the highest fidelity for over 30 years, and it starts with our patented Smart Data technology that provides scalable DPI to the world’s largest and most complex organizations.

In this panel, leaders from the public and private sector, and the analyst community, will discuss the ever-increasing need for robust data to assure and protect operations. They’ll discuss the importance of network-based detection, in addition to prevention, in cybersecurity. And they’ll discuss the importance of having visibility into your entire global infrastructure and your attack surface in real-time.

Panelists

Michael Daniel

Michael Daniel

Former White House Cybersecurity Coordinator, President of Cyber Threat Alliance

Michael Daniel draws from his post at the highest echelon of government to sound the alarm on the global security threats of the 21st century, revealing the necessary steps for managing your organization’s cyber risk. From the attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment to the intrusion into the Office of Personnel Management and the Russian efforts to meddle in the U.S. electoral process, Michael Daniel has maintained a pivotal role leading the government’s response to the most prominent cyber incidents of our time.

Michael Daniel

Michael Daniel

Former White House Cybersecurity Coordinator, President of Cyber Threat Alliance

Michael Daniel draws from his post at the highest echelon of government to sound the alarm on the global security threats of the 21st century, revealing the necessary steps for managing your organization’s cyber risk.

From the attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment to the intrusion into the Office of Personnel Management and the Russian efforts to meddle in the U.S. electoral process, Michael Daniel has maintained a pivotal role leading the government’s response to the most prominent cyber incidents of our time. As cybersecurity coordinator to President Barack Obama, Michael led the nation’s cybersecurity strategy and policy efforts from 2012 to 2016.

Widely recognized as one of the world’s top cybersecurity experts, Michael specializes in managing cyber risk to critical infrastructure systems, such as financial services assets, electronic medical records and industrial control systems. As president and CEO of the nonprofit Cyber Threat Alliance, Michael leads a team of cybersecurity giants, such as Cisco, Checkpoint, Fortinet, McAfee, Palo Alto Networks, and Symantec, to improve information sharing about cybercrime and other threats.

With proven strategies for identifying and alleviating threats, and responding to cyber incidents, Michael unveils key insights for safeguarding assets in an era of precarious digital disruption and connectivity. As attacks increase in sophistication and hackers prove more brazen each day, Michael’s authoritative outlook on the global security landscape and applicable action plans help business leaders avoid becoming the next breaking cyber news story.

Chris Kissel

Chris Kissel

Research Director, Security & Trust Products, IDC

Chris Kissel is a Research Director in IDC's Security & Trust Products group, responsible for cybersecurity technology analysis, emerging trends, and market share reporting. Mr. Kissel’s primary research area is Tier 2 that security operation center (SOC) analytics. The major technology groups within this practice are SOAR, network intelligence and threat analytics (NITA), and XDR. Mr. Kissel also contributes to the IDC SIEM, device, and application vulnerability practices.

Chris Kissel

Chris Kissel

Research Director, Security & Trust Products, IDC

Chris Kissel is a Research Director in IDC's Security & Trust Products group, responsible for cybersecurity technology analysis, emerging trends, and market share reporting. Mr. Kissel’s primary research area is Tier 2 that security operation center (SOC) analytics. The major technology groups within this practice are SOAR, network intelligence and threat analytics (NITA), and XDR. Mr. Kissel also contributes to the IDC SIEM, device and application vulnerability practices. The Tier 2 SOC analytics service affectively covers the processes SOC analysts employ to monitor, detect, remediate, and mitigate threat actors attempting to attack a network within a security and vulnerability management and security analytics paradigm.

Previously, Chris was a Senior Analyst at Frost & Sullivan where his main area of coverage was SVM related technologies; vulnerability management (VM), security information and event management (SIEM), network access control (NAC), network security forensics, and incident detection and response (IDR) platforms. Prior to Frost & Sullivan, Mr. Kissel was a Senior Analyst for In-Stat in LTE and Cellular Infrastructure and this practice included base station deployments, spectrum licensing, and cellular backhaul. Mr. Kissel covered PC Chipsets, multimedia applications such as PC-TV tuners and Blu ray DVD.

Andrew Nash

Andrew Nash

Entrepreneur & Global Business Leader

Andrew J. Nash is an entrepreneur and global business leader with a highly successful track record of operationalizing innovative data technologies. Andrew’s leadership experience includes CEO, Targetable Sciences; CEO, PropertyRoom.com; EVP, Sales and Services, FoundationDB (acquired by Apple); SVP, Consumer and Enterprise, GlobalLogic (acquired by Apax Partners); Global Head, Sales and Services, GSI Commerce (acquired by eBay);

Andrew Nash

Andrew Nash

Entrepreneur & Global Business Leader

Andrew J. Nash is an entrepreneur and global business leader with a highly successful track record of operationalizing innovative data technologies. Andrew’s leadership experience includes CEO, Targetable Sciences; CEO, PropertyRoom.com; EVP, Sales and Services, FoundationDB (acquired by Apple); SVP, Consumer and Enterprise, GlobalLogic (acquired by Apax Partners); Global Head, Sales and Services, GSI Commerce (acquired by eBay); CEO, rPath (acquired by SAS); COO, Visual Sciences (acquired by Omniture); COO, BroadVision; EVP, Services and Board member, Baan Company (acquired by Invensys); CEO, Coda; Managing Partner, Deloitte Consulting; and Founder and CEO, ICS Australia & New Zealand (acquired by Deloitte Consulting). Additionally, he was an advisor to the HBO Series, "Silicon Valley".

Will Wilkinson

Will Wilkinson

General Manager, WSJ Pro and Leadership Communities (Moderator)

Will Wilkinson is General Manager of WSJ Pro, a premium suite of industry content services that combine news, data and events in a single membership platform, and The Wall Street Journal’s Executive Leadership Network, comprising the invitation-only CEO Council, as well as the CFO, CIO and CMO Networks. In this role, he is responsible for the strategic development and delivery of the services across global markets, serving thousands of executives around the world.

Will Wilkinson

Will Wilkinson

General Manager, WSJ Pro and Leadership Communities

Will Wilkinson is General Manager of WSJ Pro, a premium suite of industry content services that combine news, data and events in a single membership platform, and The Wall Street Journal’s Executive Leadership Network, comprising the invitation-only CEO Council, as well as the CFO, CIO and CMO Networks.

In this role, he is responsible for the strategic development and delivery of the services across global markets, serving thousands of executives around the world.

Will started with Dow Jones in September 2013 as vice president of sales for The Wall Street Journal, overseeing multimedia sales for The Journal and its local language sites, as well as Barron’s and MarketWatch. Prior to joining Dow Jones, he spent 12 years with The Economist Group, where he was managing director, northern Europe, and held a range of sales, marketing and management roles, with posts in London, New York, Geneva and Frankfurt. He now lives in London.

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