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ThreatTalk episode 8

Exploring today’s threatscape w/ Michael Katz

With so many security tools available today, why do data breaches affecting major brands seem to happen every week? Michael Katz, Security Sales specialist at Infoblox, says that the threatscape today is so fast that most tools just can’t keep up.

In this episode of the ThreatTalk podcast, Michael explains that building a security strategy from the ground up is now essential for companies looking to do all they can to protect themselves. Listen in as we discuss:

  • The MITRE and NIST cybersecurity frameworks
  • How strategies independent of platforms provide agility
  • Why virtualization is creating new attack surfaces and risk vectors

Michael Katz, Security Sales Specialist, Infoblox

Michael Katz is a security sales specialist at Infoblox. Michael has been in the security industry as an entrepreneur, account manager and subject matter specialist for over twenty years. Michael founded RAE Internet in 2000, an antivirus distributor focused on bringing international antivirus firms to the US market. Subsequently, Michael founded Mailspect, an email security platform for anti-virus, anti-spam, email content filtering, archival and advanced workflow services. Katz followed-up Mailspect with Match-My-EMail, an email business intelligence and sales workflow SaaS. Michael worked in Global Financial account management roles at Cisco, Juniper, Infoblox, A10 and Anomali. Michael was systems engineer IV and consulting systems engineer at Cisco from 1995-2002 in the New York CIty financial, cable and service provider territories. Michael holds a Bachelor of Music from the University of Miami and master’s degree in hard work.

Peter Schooff, Editor-in-Chief and Co-Founder, Data Decisioning

Peter has over 20 years’ experience in various executive-level enterprise IT fields. He first developed a deep interest in security as the Director of Marketing for the email security company Message Partners. Peter has worked as Associate Editor, Managing Editor, and is now Editor-in-Chief and co-founder of Peter is known worldwide for his views on technology and was named among the Top 12 Influencers of Case Management through independent market research.

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