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2021 Network Security Report – Three Key Security Trends You Need to Know

  • Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 1:00 PM EDT (2021-04-27 17:00:00 UTC)
  • Steve McGregory, Scott Register, John Pescatore


  • Keysight Technologies, Inc.

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This webinar provides an overview of three key security trends that Keysight's Application Threat Intelligence team uncovered during the year of 2020. In addition, our security experts will deliver predictions for some of the key security threats that are shaping up for 2021. Reserve your slot now so that you can get the latest security threat information to help protect your network.

Speaker Bios

John Pescatore

John Pescatore joined SANS as director of emerging security trends in January 2013 after more than 13 years as lead security analyst for Gartner, running consulting groups at Trusted Information Systems and Entrust, 11 years with GTE, and service with both the National Security Agency, where he designed secure voice systems, and the U.S. Secret Service, where he developed secure communications and surveillance systems and "the occasional ballistic armor installation." John has testified before Congress about cybersecurity, was named one of the 15 most-influential people in security in 2008 and is an NSA-certified cryptologic engineer.

Scott Register

Scott Register has more than 15 years of experience leading product management and go-to-market activities for global technology companies and is currently vice president of security solutions for Keysight where he is tasked with brining new security solutions to market across Keysight’s broad solution portfolio.

Prior his current role, Scott was vice president of product management leading the development of new Ixia products in the areas of Security, Virtualization and Cloud. Earlier, Scott spearheaded the company’s visibility product line.

Scott brings Keysight broad experience in managing enviable growth across a diverse range of environments, from embryonic to VC-backed startup to multi-hundred-million-dollar product lines. Innovative and energetic, Scott has a strong history of successful engagements with customers, channels, and business partners on a global basis.

Prior to Ixia, he led product management at BreakingPoint Systems where he was responsible for the industry's highest rated network performance, security, and resiliency testing equipment, before the company was acquired by Ixia.

Scott previously led product lines for Blue Coat, where he oversaw the successful launch of a new appliance suite designed specifically for low touch, rapid sales opportunities. At Check Point Software he managed all aspects of FireWall-1 product and a suite of supporting products including software management, load balancing, and intrusion protection systems.

He holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in computer science from Georgia Institute of Technology and also served as a member of the research faculty.

Steve McGregory

Steve McGregory is Senior Director of the Application and Threat Intelligence (ATI) Research Center at Keysight. The ATI Research Center is responsible for researching cyber threats and gathering actionable, network application and threat, intelligence.  Steve has 30 years of experience working in the field of Computer and Network Security, creating network and security products at IBM, TippingPoint, SolarWinds, BreakingPoint, Ixia, and Keysight Technologies. Steve has produced 6 patents in the field of cyber security testing at Ixia/Keysight, and defensive operations while at TippingPoint. Steve is passionate about the subject of cyber security, and focuses his professional work on educating people about, and protecting people from, malicious digital attacks. Steve applies his passion through engineering, contributing to online publications, and speaking at technology events.

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