Resilient Security: Tackling AI-Powered Phishing and Consumer Trends – Brian Kenyon, Deepen Desai, Rhett Dillingham – ESW #317

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Deepen Desai
CSO & Head of Security Research at Zscaler

As Chief Security Officer 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
Chief Strategy Officer at Island

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 Dillingham
Vice President, Security Product at Sumo Logic

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.


Principal Researcher at The Defenders Initiative
Chief Product Officer at CyberSaint