Events , Governance & Risk Management , Network Firewalls, Network Access Control

Cybersecurity and the Power of Observation

Farsight Security's Paul Vixie on the Value of Real-Time Contextual Data
Dr. Paul Vixie, FarsightSecurity

Defense starts with awareness. And Dr. Paul Vixie of Farsight Security says awareness begins with tactical observations that can be gleaned from scanning Internet traffic. Vixie details how real-time contextual data can bolster security.

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In a video interview recorded at Infosecurity Europe in London, Vixie, CEO of Farsight - and an Internet Hall of Fame inductee - discusses:

  • The observations that Farsight provides to customers;
  • How customers use those observations;
  • The rise of state-sponsored crime and how to react;

Vixie designed, implemented and deployed several Domain Name System protocol extensions and applications that are used throughout the Internet today, including dynamic update, network reputation and BIND open-source software. He is currently the CEO of Farsight Security Inc. Vixie was inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame in 2014.

About the Author

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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