Security practitioners already know the most prized real estate in the battle to protect sensitive data today is the endpoint. It’s why Forrester reports the average organization has upwards of ten security agents running on endpoints and up to six consoles to manage them. With already strained security and IT resources that is simply untenable and security buyers are demanding consolidation of features onto fewer agents. Fortunately, the market is responding and you’ll hear all about that in this session.
James McCarthy, Vice President Sales, North America for Digital Guardian has 23 years of Information Technology experience, from the early days of securing the Internet, both wired and cellular, to the fast pace of change associated with Information Security threats and protective measures. James has worked with organizations from MCI to Internet Security Services, IBM, British Telecom, and Digital Guardian. James believes that among all of the talk of prevention, detection, response, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and big data analytics, there is a single and fundamental strategy to protecting corporate assets. That strategy starts with the full understanding of ‘data’ and how the organizations interacts with it.