The Threat-Centric Security Approach

Oliver Friedrichs, SVP Cloud Technology, Sourcefire
The Threat-Centric Security Approach

Advanced threats require an advanced security strategy. Oliver Friedrichs of Sourcefire recommends a threat-centric security approach. In this interview, he explains exactly what that entails.

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Despite the layers of security that organizations have deployed, they are still falling victim to infections and intrusions. The problem is the fundamental approach to security, Friedrichs says.

In this video interview, Friedrichs explains:

  • The definition of a threat-centric approach;
  • How it differs from the traditional methods;
  • Technology solutions that will enable the approach.

Friedrichs is Senior Vice President, Cloud Technology Group at Sourcefire, providing direction for the company's cloud-based technology strategy and executing Sourcefire's product development roadmap for the cloud platform. He brings more than 15 years of expertise in developing innovative security technologies and has worked closely with numerous government and commercial organizations to help address their cybersecurity requirements. Friedrichs joined Sourcefire in January 2011 as part of the Immunet acquisition where he was founder and CEO.

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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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