June 17, 2021 |
Ira is considered one of the world’s most influential security professionals and has been named a “Modern Day James Bond” – a title he earned by performing espionage simulations.
Winkler physically and technically “broke into” some of the largest companies in the World, investigated cybercrimes against them, and then told them how to cost effectively protect their information and computer infrastructure.
He continues to perform these espionage simulations, as well as assisting organizations in developing cost-effective security programs and increasing security awareness.
Sam Curry (@samjcurry) is CSO at Cybereason and is a Visiting Fellow at the National Security Institute. Previously, Sam was CTO and CISO for Arbor Networks (NetScout) and was CSO and SVP R&D at MicroStrategy in addition to holding senior security roles at McAfee and CA. He spent 7 years at RSA, the Security Division of EMC as Chief Technologist and SVP of Product.
Sam also has over 20 patents in security from his time as a security architect, has been a leader in two successful startups and is a board member of the Cybersecurity Coalition, of SSH Communications and of Sequitur Labs.
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