2024 Cyber Resilience Trends & Leveling the Cybersecurity Playing Field – Theresa Lanowitz, Jim Simpson – BSW #351

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Theresa Lanowitz
Head of Evangelism, AT&T Cybersecurity & Agent of LevelBlue

Theresa Lanowitz is a proven global influencer and speaks on trends and technologies to help today’s businesses flourish. She is currently the head of evangelism at AT&T Cybersecurity. Prior to AT&T, Theresa was an industry analyst with firms Gartner and voke. At Gartner, Theresa led the app quality ecosystem, championed app security, and created the AppDev conference. As product manager at Borland, she launched the iconic Java IDE, JBuilder. At Sun Microsystems, she led strategic marketing for Jini – a precursor to IoT. Theresa’s career began with McDonnell Douglas where she was a software developer on the C-17 transport plane and held a US DoD Top Secret security clearance. Theresa holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.

Jim Simpson
CEO at Blumira

Jim Simpson, CEO of Blumira, strives to eliminate gatekeeping in the infosec industry, removing the barriers that prevent smaller teams from achieving successful security programs. Jim guides the company’s strategic product roadmap to deliver the fastest time to security, with a focus on easy-to-use detection and response technology. Under his leadership, Blumira released the industry’s only free, self-service cloud security information and event management (SIEM) delivering on the mission to make security accessible to organizations of all sizes.

Prior to Blumira, Simpson led product management at Duo Security, an access security provider that was acquired by Cisco in 2018 for $2.35 billion. He also led engineering and user experience teams through growth and acquisition at Arbor Networks, a network and management security provider, which was acquired by NETSCOUT in 2015.


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