New Threats, New Firewall

Steve Pao, VP Product Management, Barracuda Networks
New Threats, New Firewall

Next-generation threats require a next-generation firewall. Steve Pao of Barracuda Networks discusses his company's new firewall solution and the new levels of protections it offers.

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The web has changed dramatically, and organizations relying on legacy firewalls are at risk says Pao, VP of Product Management at Barracuda Networks.

In an interview about the next-generation firewall, Pao discusses:

  • The current risks to legacy firewalls;
  • New security protections available;
  • Business benefits of the next-gen firewall.

In his role, Pao is responsible for strategic product direction, definition and program management for all Barracuda Networks products. He has more than 20 years of experience in high growth technology companies based in both Seattle and the Bay Area. Prior to joining Barracuda Networks, Pao led program management and engineering efforts at All Star Directories, a leading Internet lead generation provider in Washington.

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Tom Field

Tom Field

Vice President - Editorial, ISMG

Field is an award-winning journalist with over 30 years experience in newspapers, magazines, books, events and electronic media. A veteran community journalist with extensive business/technology and international reporting experience, Field joined ISMG in 2007 and currently oversees the editorial operations for all of ISMG's global media properties. An accomplished public speaker, Field has developed and moderated scores of podcasts, webcasts, roundtables and conferences, and he has appeared at RSA Conference and on various C-SPAN, The History Channel and Travel Channel television programs.

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