ESW #317 – Brian Kenyon, Rhett Dillingham, Antonio Sanchez, Deepen Desai
Antonio Sanchez is Principal Evangelist at Fortra. As a subject matter expert for Fortra’s security portfolio, Antonio helps drive market recognition for the Fortra brand. He joined Fortra from Alert Logic in 2023, where he developed the messaging, positioning, and technical content for the managed detection and response (MDR) business. Alert Logic was acquired by Fortra in 2022.
Antonio has over 20 years in the IT industry focusing on cybersecurity, information management, and disaster recovery solutions to help organizations of all sizes manage threats and improve their security posture. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
Antonio has held various product management, technical sales, and strategic marketing roles with Dell, Forcepoint, and Symantec. At the latter, he was responsible for developing and leading the Competitive Intelligence Program for the core security unit.
Antonio is a life-long learner and skilled at translating complex topics into simple terms. He is also a big supporter of education for underprivileged communities and an active mentor for people from minority groups who are interested in a career in cybersecurity.
3. Resilient Security: Tackling AI-Powered Phishing and Consumer Trends – Brian Kenyon, Deepen Desai, Rhett Dillingham – ESW #317
As Global Chief Information Security Officer & Head of Security Research at Zscaler, Deepen Desai is responsible for running the global security research operations as well as working with the product group to ensure that the Zscaler platform and services are secure. Deepen has been actively involved in the field of cybersecurity for the past 19 years. Prior to joining Zscaler, he held security leadership roles at Dell SonicWALL.
Brian Kenyon drives corporate strategy at Island as its Chief Strategy Officer and one of the company’s founding members. Brian has also held the role of CSO at Symantec and Blue Coat Systems. He built his early career in technical roles for more than a decade at McAfee where he was Chief Technical Strategist, as well as CTO, and served as chief architect at start-up Foundstone.
Brian is the author of Security Battleground: An Executive Field Manual; Security Sage: Guide to Hardening the Network Infrastructure; and Special Ops: Host and Network Security. He holds a B.A. degree in Finance from Loyola Marymount University.
Rhett leads product management and user experience for Sumo Logic security solutions. With over 20 years of experience building cybersecurity, cloud, and collaboration platforms, he guides the build-out of Sumo Logic’s SaaS analytics platform to delight customers securing and protecting their enterprise against modern threats. Prior to joining Sumo Logic, Rhett held product development leadership roles at Amazon, AMD, JASK, Microsoft, and Rackspace.