RSAC Micro Interview – Elastic & Rapid7 – Mike Nichols, Tod Beardsley – ESW #174
It is no secret that elections are under constant attack. Attacks take many shapes and forms, from dis-information to malware to denial of service, its all in play as adversaries look to disrupt enemy infrastructure. Tod Beardsley, Director of Research at Rapid 7 brings unique and insightful perspectives on this topic as he is analyzing data from scans of the entire Internet and monitoring over 250 honeypots.Mike Nichols, Head of Product at Elastic, discusses election security and their partnership with the DDC to offer 2020 campaigns free security.
Mike leads Product Management at Elastic Security and is the former Vice President of Product Management at Endgame. He manages the PM team and ensures the product team is constantly listening to customers, researching the market, and deriving differentiated technology in order to choose the best strategic path for the company. Mike is also a Cybersecurity Strategy Instructor at Georgetown.