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Wendy Nather on Democratizing Security

Cisco's Head of Advisory CISOs on How Best to Serve Users
Wendy Nather, head of advisory CISOs, Cisco

In an RSA 2020 conference keynote, Cisco’s Wendy Nather spoke of “democratizing security” – thinking differently about the people we serve and secure. She expands on that theme and discusses her role as head of advisory CISOs at Cisco’s Duo Security unit.

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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group at RSA 2020, Nather also discusses:

  • Why not to consider users the “weakest link” in security;
  • Her call for a radical change in approaches;
  • How security leaders can approach technology solutions differently in 2020.

Nather previously was research director at the Retail ISAC, where she was responsible for advancing the state of resources and knowledge to help organizations defend their infrastructure from attackers.

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Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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