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Securing the Mobile Workforce

DATE: July 24, 2014 | TIME: 1pm ET / 10am PT | DURATION: 1 hour

Hosted by:
Fred Donovan,
Senior Editor of FierceMobileIT & FierceITSecurity

Mobility can be a productivity enhancer for enterprises, but it can also open up the firm to security threats – ranging from lost or stolen devices with corporate data on-board to malware infection from an insecure app. Data loss is a huge risk when it comes to mobility. Employees use their mobile devices to process corporate data, and this could lead to data loss if the right security precautions are not taken. Data-stealing malware also poses a threat to corporate data and could result in the compromise of privileged accounts.

To secure the mobile workforce, enterprises should adopt a combination of technologies and policies to address security challenges, while enabling employee productivity. When it comes to mobility, employees want ease of use and convenience, while the enterprise wants control and security. Those are two opposing forces that need to meet in the middle.

This webinar will examine the challenges as well as the solutions for securing the mobile workforce.
 

FEATURED SPEAKERS:

speaker

Jack Walsh—Mobility Program Manager, ICSA Labs

Jack Walsh has worked fifteen years at ICSA Labs. As Mobility Program Manager for the Labs, Jack currently oversees all new mobile-related initiatives. Jack's prior roles at the lab included network IPS program manager, anti-spam program manager, and firewall lab technical lead. Prior to joining ICSA Labs, Jack tested products at the National Security Agency. While there, he co-authored the first Firewall Protection Profile. Jack earned his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Penn State and later earned an M.S. in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins.

speaker

Leo Lanzillo—Chief Financial Officer, The Northridge Group

As a long-term member of the Northridge senior management team, Leo provides executive level oversight and leadership for select client engagements. Leo leverages his financial and technical expertise externally with clients to drive unique solutions and internally at Northridge to guide the firm's continued financial success. With over 25 years of experience, including senior management positions with both IBM’s and AT&T's Global Network Services business, Leo's knowledge spans software development, project management, executive operations and financial leadership. He holds a BA in Computer Science from Harvard University and an MBA in Finance from The University of Chicago.

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Cheryl Tang—Senior Product Marketing Manager, Symantec Corporation

Cheryl Tang is a senior product marketing manager at Symantec where she is responsible for the go-to-market strategy, positioning and evangelism of enterprise mobility management. Cheryl has 10 years of product marketing experience in the enterprise mobility market. Prior to joining Symantec, she served as group product marketing manager at Good Technology focusing on their mobile collaboration suite. Ms. Tang has an bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.


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