SEATTLE, WA – March 11, 2015 – ExtraHop, the global leader in real-time wire data analytics for IT intelligence and business operations, today announced that SVP of Marketing and Business Development Erik Giesa will join executives from Arista Networks, Splunk, Gigamon, and Humangeo for a panel discussion on the intersection of Big Data and cyber security during Carahsoft's fifth annual Government Big Data Forum. During the panel, Giesa will discuss the importance of leveraging multiple data sets, including wire data, machine data, and agent data, to deliver pervasive, real-time visibility to protect and defend against today's advanced threats.
Session Title: Cybersecurity & Big Data
Panelists: Abe Usher, CTO, Humangeo
Tim Ogden, Director of Federal Programs, Arista Networks
Erik Giesa, SVP of Marketing & Business Development, ExtraHop
Adrish Sannyasi, Solution Engineer, Government Health Systems, Splunk
Matthew Hollingsworth, Senior Sales Engineer, Gigamon
Session Details: Cyber attacks are becoming increasingly sophisticated, a fact underscored by the spate of high-profile breaches over the past 18 months. Traditional security models are failing to stay ahead of today's advanced persistent threats, and demand for a new approach is growing. In this session, panelists will discuss the growing role of Big Data in cyber security and how a data-driven approach can help cyber defenders maintain better awareness of their networks and systems.
When: Thursday, March 12 at 1:15pm ET
Where: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC
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