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Securing Your Modern Data Center

  • Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 1:00 PM EDT (2019-10-30 17:00:00 UTC)
  • Christer Swartz, Dave Shackleford


  • Palo Alto Networks

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Your data and workloads have never been more accessible and distributed than they are today in your data centers, in public clouds and everywhere in between. This is helping your business be more agile and productive, but its also introducing new security risks. 

Watch this webinar and hear from SANS and Palo Alto Networks experts how to rethink your security strategy to protect your data and workloads in the data center and across the hybrid cloud. You will learn:

  • Key security trends, challenges and strategies for data center security
  • A security architecture for the data center and hybrid cloud
  • Deep-dive details on the latest technology
  • Best practices and use cases to extend security everywhere

See how you can protect all your data wherever it resides. We hope you can join us!

Speaker Bios

Christer Swartz

Christer Swartz is the Worldwide Consulting Engineer for Palo Alto Networks, for Data Center and Hybrid Cloud network security. He has been with Palo Alto for over 6 years, and he has worked in the Networking industry for the past 20+ years, starting at Cisco when it was a startup, with its original founders.

He has been a Network Architect for Enterprise, Data Center, and Service Provider networks. He was a Network Architect at Netflix, designing their original Internet video-streaming service, a Network Architect with the Service Provider Swisscom in Switzerland, with Nokia, designing their global Data Center networks, and has worked in Security in the Caribbean.

At Palo Alto Networks he focuses on integrating Palo Alto security solutions in Hybrid Cloud network fabrics. This includes both traditional network architectures and also modern Cloud & SDN architectures.

Dave Shackleford

Dave Shackleford, a SANS analyst, senior instructor, course author, GIAC technical director and member of the board of directors for the SANS Technology Institute, is the founder and principal consultant with Voodoo Security. He has consulted with hundreds of organizations in the areas of security, regulatory compliance, and network architecture and engineering. A VMware vExpert, Dave has extensive experience designing and configuring secure virtualized infrastructures. He previously worked as chief security officer for Configuresoft and CTO for the Center for Internet Security. Dave currently helps lead the Atlanta chapter of the Cloud Security Alliance.

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