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Security Challenges and Opportunities: The Security Day at Cisco Live in Barcelona on 29th January

- January 12, 2018 - 1 Comment

[January 19, 2018 Update: Registrations for Security Day are now closed. Please visit our Security Track page here to learn about our security sessions and other events at Cisco Live Barcelona.]

Every organisation has something valuable to protect and adversaries who want to get their hands on it. The challenge is that the struggle between the relentless attackers and the tireless defenders does not always seem to be evenly balanced.

Attackers have unlimited resources and an unlimited number of tries to conduct attacks. They only need one to succeed to get what they want. The defenders, on the other hand, have limited time and resources and need to have complete visibility of their infrastructure and data and the potential ways in. It does not seem to be a comfortable equation, especially as criminals tend to be much more agile than their targets.

There is a huge incentive for companies to change the equation as cybersecurity done well can become a key driver for business. In just three years, an estimated 50 billion new devices will be connected presenting companies with a significant opportunity, if they can seize this digital revolution with a holistic approach to cybersecurity.

The goal for business should be to see threat once, and block it everywhere so they can capture opportunities ahead with the confidence that they are secure.

With this in mind, we have decided to do something different this year at Cisco Live in Barcelona.  We have put together a compelling 2-day agenda to discuss with our customers their security challenges and priorities and we are offering no charge access to Cisco Live to attend these two days.

We will share the very latest threat intelligence information and demonstrate how we can help our customers stop more threats, respond faster and use automation to bolster the effectiveness of their security posture. Companies such as the John Lewis Partnership, NHL University, JN Data and Irdeto will be sharing their experiences.



12.00-13.30    Networking Lunch

13.45-14.00    Introduction and Welcome

14.00-14.45    Changing the Equation with Cisco Security, Dave Justice, SVP, Global Enterprise Networking and Security Sales – how Cisco can help you develop an effective security posture by reducing the time to detect and respond to advanced attacks

14.45-15.30    The threat landscape and Cisco’s Talos threat intelligence – Warren Mercer, Security Research Manager will show how our threat intelligence team uncovers vulnerabilities and cyberattacks and builds protection into our security products in real time to ensure our customers are protected

16.00-17.00    Customer CISO and Cisco security experts panel discussion about key security challenges including talent shortage, risk and threats, interoperability and compliance

17.45-18.30    Cisco Circle Security Awards reception

20.00-22.00    Exclusive Security Networking Dinner inside the Tower of Alta Mar




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    Glad to see security is a big focus. This agenda looks amazing. Even in our fictional stories of The Enigma Series, security is key to relevant use of technology today. Cisco security inroads for the network are worth learning in detail to stay ahead of the cyber baddies in the world.