Advanced SOC Operations / CSOC , Governance & Risk Management , Next-Generation Technologies & Secure Development

The Need for Next-Generation Endpoint Protection

Dan Schiappa of Sophos on Strategies for Advanced Threat Response

Ransomware and other advanced threats have intensified the risks for endpoint devices. And because of that, enterprises need to adopt next-generation endpoint protection, says Dan Schiappa of Sophos.

See Also: User Entity & Behavior Analytics 101: Strategies to Detect Unusual Security Behaviors

In a video interview at RSA Conference 2017, Schiappa discusses:

  • The need for next-gen endpoint protection;
  • Sophos' recent strategic acquisitions;
  • How the cybersecurity market may evolve in 2017.

Schiappa is senior vice president and general manager at Sophos' end-user and network security groups. He is responsible for product strategy and management; architecture; research and development; product quality; and release plans for both the network and end-user security groups, including recent innovations in next-generation endpoint and firewall products. Previously, he served as senior vice president and general manager of the Identity and Data Protection Group at RSA, The Security Division of EMC. Also, he held several positions at Microsoft Corp. and was the CEO of Vingage Corp.

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About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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