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Security stories from the field: a fireside chat with Barak Engel and Brian Ahern

  • Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 1:00 PM EST (2021-01-12 18:00:00 UTC)
  • Barak Engel, Brian Ahern


  • Threat Stack

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As the security industry continues to be redefined by new business models, modern technologies, advanced threats, and persistent compliance demands, its important to harness the knowledge weve gained to help us navigate this evolving landscape, today, and into the future. 

Come join our fireside chat, during which Barak Engel (CEO and Founder of Eammune, original vCISO, and author of Why CISOs Fail and the upcoming The Security Hippie) and Brian Ahern (CEO of Threat Stack) will share real-world stories and lessons learned from their decades of experience in the technology and cybersecurity space.

They will also provide guidance to help you plan your security and compliance strategy in 2021 and beyond.

Speaker Bios

Barak Engel

Barak is a highly experienced CISO, established security expert, and respected industry veteran. As the originator of the "virtual CISO" concept, Barak, and his company EAmmune, has built and managed as CISO dozens of security organizations across many industries, for notable brands such as MuleSoft and StubHub. A frequent and sought-after public speaker, his highly pragmatic, no-nonsense, and occasionally whimsical approach to security management is captured in his recently-published book "Why CISOs Fail - the Missing Link in Security Management, and How to Fix it". His new upcoming book, “The Security Hippie”, will share more stories, anecdotes and teachable moments from Barak’s career in information security.

Brian Ahern

As Threat Stack's Chairman & CEO, Brian is passionate about building disruptive technology companies, fueled by innovation and high-performing teams. A seasoned technology executive with over two decades of experience, Brian joined Threat Stack in 2015 from Industrial Defender where he was Founder and CEO, and which he saw through a successful acquisition by Lockheed Martin in April 2014

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