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NTXISSA August 2019 Monthly Meeting
August 15, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm$10 – $25
Proofpoint is a leading cybersecurity company that protects organizations’ greatest assets and biggest risks: their people. With an integrated suite of cloud-based solutions, Proofpoint helps companies around the world stop targeted threats, safeguard their data, and make their users more resilient against cyber attacks. Leading organizations of all sizes, including more than half of the Fortune 1000, rely on Proofpoint to mitigate their most critical security and compliance risks across email, the cloud, social media, and the web.
Speaker: Michael Blair
With 20 year’s experience in IT security sales and account management, Michael is the Area VP for the US South sales teams for Proofpoint. Prior to Proofpoint, Michael spent 18 years working in various sales and management positions at McAfee Software. In his career, he has worked to create successful partnerships with Fortune 1000, State, Local, K12, High Education, and Medical customers across the United States. He is a resident of Prosper, Texas.
Title: People-Centric Security
Today’s most popular security and compliance tools focus on protecting the perimeter—they manage endpoints and patch system vulnerabilities.
But cybercriminals don’t target technical vulnerabilities. They target human weakness: the distracted user who clicks on an email attachment, the eager customer who fills in credentials to claim a fake offer, a loyal employee who follows directions to wire money from a criminal impersonating their CEO.
The only security strategy that will successfully combat today’s advanced attacks is one that focuses on protecting our people.
You will learn how to build a strategy that:
- Reveals who is targeted
- Combats attacks before they reach your users
- Mitigates damage from the attacks that will inevitably reach your people
Reservation and Payment Information
You may reserve your spot by registering via the Constant Contact link in the email we send out or the Register button on this page before 9:00am the day of the meeting. We encourage you to register online even if you plan on paying at the door so that we will have a count for the restaurant.
Please note you are free to show up without registering and we will certainly try to seat you, but it is always possible we may need to turn unregistered persons away when seats run out – so please register.
Members who prepay online: $10
Guests who prepay online: $25
We will not be accepting payments at the door
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