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Secure your data, your recovery and your mission

  • Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 12:00 PM EDT (2020-06-23 16:00:00 UTC)
  • Brian Brockway, David DeVries, John Pescatore


  • CommVault Systems Inc.

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As data volume continually increases, the data landscape expands beyond open storage systems and into the cloud. Providing data security while allowing for software to be administered effectively can be a challenge for many.  Join this discussion to learn security and continuity of operations (COOP) best practices employed across the globe. These practices have been adapted through a process of continuous improvement and innovation to provide data security and recovery readiness.

Learn how you can secure your mission by:

  • Implementing a recoverability strategy for your agency’s data
  • Providing simplified automation to test each and every worst case scenario
  • Ensuring all automated process complete the needs of security, compliance, and comfort

Speaker Bios

Brian Brockway

Brian Brockway, Commvault CTO; Since 2015, Brian Brockway has been driving Commvault’s technology strategy, product innovation and integration expansion across the partner ecosystem. Throughout his Commvault career, he has been a strong leader in a variety of product management and marketing roles. Before working at Commvault, he worked at Schwab Soundview Capital Markets and Gartner. When he’s not innovating new technology, Brian is most likely watching a Northwestern Wildcats game, or traveling with his daughters as they persuade him to embrace the other style of football.

David DeVries

Dave DeVries, Public Sector Director, Strategic Initiatives; Former Department of Defense and State of Michigan CIO, Dave has decades of experience driving strategic innovation and outcomes in complex environments. As a retired military officer with deep information technology and executive management experience in commercial, industry and government service, he’s led many organizations through major change while ensuring mission-critical operations. Dave’s leadership success is well-renowned with his ability to rapidly build high-performing, close-knit, military, civilian, and contractor teams.

His unique experience across such a vast array of mammoth challenges in the DoD and the State of Michigan make him exceptionally qualified to share strategies and best practices to public sector organizations in need of innovative enterprise-level data management solutions.

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.

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