Network Firewalls, Network Access Control , Security Operations

Why Perimeter Security Still Matters

Adam Bixler of Netscout on Countering Evolving Attacks
Adam Bixler, director of product management, Netscout Systems

Why do CISOs need to continue to pay attention to perimeter security? Adam Bixler of Netscout Systems provides insights on the importance of countering rapidly evolving perimeter attacks.

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In a video interview at Information Security Media Group's recent Breach Prevention Summit in Washington, Bixler discusses:

  • The evolution of perimeter security;
  • How DDoS attacks are becoming more surgical;
  • Getting in front of attacks with high-fidelity information.

Bixler is director of product management at Netscout Systems, leading the external threat detection offerings. He was co-founder and COO of Efflux Systems, which Netscout acquired in 2017, and was a co-founder of Morta Security, which was acquired by Palo Alto Networks in 2014.

About the Author

Nick Holland

Nick Holland

Director, Banking and Payments

Holland, an experienced security analyst, has spent the last decade focusing on the intersection of digital banking, payments and security technologies. He has spoken at a variety of conferences and events, including Mobile World Congress, Money2020, Next Bank and SXSW, and has been quoted by The Wall Street Journal, CNN Money, MSNBC, NPR, Forbes, Fortune, BusinessWeek, Time Magazine, The Economist and the Financial Times. He holds an MSc degree in information systems management from the University of Stirling, Scotland.

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