Treacherous Devs, Selling Text Messages, Spicy Takes, & Unicorns Galore – ESW #253
Allie Mellen is a Forrester analyst covering security operations, nation-state threats, and the use of automation, machine learning, and AI in security tools. She has been in the technology industry for over a decade in various engineering roles: doing research at MIT, running her own engineering consultancy, and being a hacker before finally becoming a security practitioner. She now advises Fortune 500 CISOs and security teams on their detection and response practice and frequently speaks at industry-leading events and with the press.
2. Securing the Invisible: Holes in Your Visibility Fabric & Where Hackers Hide – Vincent Berk – ESW #253
Vincent Berk is CTO and Chief Security Architect at Riverbed and is responsible for setting the vision and strategy for the network performance monitoring (NPM) business unit in the cyber security space. Berk joined Riverbed through the acquisition of FlowTraq, an enterprise security analytics company where he served as founder and CEO. Previously, Berk taught computer science at Dartmouth College. He has a Ph.D. in machine learning and large-scale data analytics from Leiden University and holds several patents in the application of large-scale data analytics in cyber security.