TAG Infrastructure Presents Beyond the Hype of the Internet of Things: Protecting the Endpoints


ATLANTA, GA– April 7, 2016– Network security breaches are making headlines every day. As more devices and are being connected to the Internet, creating the Internet of Things or IoT, organizations are facing higher bandwidth demand and increased risk.

How can we effectively apply advanced security technologies to secure these connected devices? On Wednesday, April 13, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., join TAG Infrastructure as we present, “Beyond the Hype of the Internet of Things: Protecting the Endpoints,” featuring security experts who will review emerging security technologies and discuss ways these new security approaches are being integrated to enhance existing investments. Panelists include Derek Newton from Forsythe Security Solutions; Bob Vish from FireEye, and Scott Russell Scheferman from Cylance who will discuss:

• Applying advanced protections to a wide range of endpoints
• The overall state of the security landscape as it relates to IoT
• Ways to develop a security strategy for current and new security threats

The Panelists

Derek Newton
Senior Security Solutions Architect, Forsythe Security Solutions
Derek Newton is a proven IT security professional with senior-level security architecture, incident handling/response, management, and technical security operations experience working with small organizations to large Fortune 500 companies. He has held several IT security positions across multiple industries including Belk, Time Warner Cable and Perrigo Pharmaceuticals.

Bob Vish
Global Solution Architect, FireEye
Bob is a leader in information security, a technology evangelist and a trusted security advisor. His goal is to provide vision, articulate roadmaps and help customers realize future security needs. Bob is one of the authors of architectural best practices for customer deployments of FireEye’s solutions in new and existing IT infrastructures. Before FireEye, Bob held similar positions at Intel, Cisco, Microsoft, Xerox, Apple and General Motors. Bob was also a sworn law enforcement officer in the state of Michigan from 2001 to 2014, specializing in Cyber and Digital Forensic Investigations.

Scott Russell Scheferman
Director of Consulting, Cylance
Mr. Scheferman is a cyber security veteran and leader of an expert team covering a broad range of cyber services ranging from best-of-class compromise assessments and IR, to field research on everything from planes, trains, automobiles, POS, IIOT, ICS/SCADA, and all else in between. He has spent over a decade supporting Federal/DoD systems focused on advanced security risk analysis, and served as the technical lead for 20 analysts on behalf of the U.S. Navy Certification Authority.

Register today to join us for this important and enlightening discussion scheduled on Wednesday, April 13 in Sandy Springs. For more information and to register visit: https://s01.123signup.com/servlet/SignUpMember?PG=1521974182300&P=15219741911429009000&Info

Pat Mahony

Pat Mahony is a career marketing professional and journalist specializing in marketing strategy, development and process implementation, PR, content and social media tactics in technology and telecom communications. In her journalism career, Pat served as a bureau chief for the Chattanooga Times Free Press with a reach of 280,000 readers. She has bylined thousands of articles and photographs and received two awards from the Associated Press for reporting. Pat is a former radio news broadcaster with statewide broadcasting experience and has served additional roles as a magazine writer, fundraising director, public relations officer, graphic designer, trainer, recruiter and manager of a multi-state volunteer force. She received graphic arts and photography training at the Art Institute of Atlanta and a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from the University of Georgia. Concurrently, Pat Mahony serves as a social media manager and board member with the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) Infrastructure Society. She is a commissioned artist and provides non-profit marketing assistance on a volunteer basis with HomeStretch.org. She is also a broadcaster/ reader for the Georgia Radio Reading Service.

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