The inaugural installment of our Life as a CISO series is an informal conversation with host Lenny Zeltser, CISO of Axonius and Sam Curry, visionary CSO of Cybereason. Discussion topics include:
- The day-to-day life of a CSO at a rapidly growing company
- Sam’s journey from day one to present
- The challenges Sam is tackling and the trends he sees in the year ahead
ABOUT THE Speakers:
CSO at Cybereason
Sam brings over 25 years of experience in security with a focus on deep technology and solving practitioner problems to his role as Cybereason CSO. He is a security visionary and thought leader and has been interviewed by dozens of journalists, has published broadly and has talked in media on security trends, threats and the impact of “cyber” on us all. Previously, Sam was CTO & CISO for Arbor Networks (NetScout) and was CSO & SVP R&D at Microstrategy in addition to senior, security roles at McAfee and CA. He spent 7 years at RSA (the Security Division of EMC, where he was a distinguished engineer and Fellow nominee) as CSO, Chief Technologist and SVP of Product. Sam also has 24 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 (in the IoT security space) in addition to a number of advisor-ships across the security spectrum.
CISO at Axonius
Lenny is Chief Information Security Officer at Axonius. Prior to Axonius, Zeltser led security product management at Minerva Labs and NCR. Before that, he spearheaded the U.S. security consulting practice at a leading cloud services provider acquired by CenturyLink. Zeltser also helps shape global cybersecurity practices by teaching at SANS Institute and by sharing knowledge through writing, public speaking, and community projects. He has earned the prestigious GIAC Security Expert designation and developed the Linux malware analysis toolkit REMnux. Lenny is also on the Board of Directors of SANS Technology Institute.