NetOps and DevOps - Bridging the Gap

Canon's Quentyn Taylor and Cisco's Chandrodaya Prasad on Complexity and Integration
Quentyn Taylor, Canon for Europe; Chandrodaya Prasad, Security Business Group, Cisco

The biggest security gaps emerge as enterprises transition from old to new ways of working. Quentyn Taylor of Canon for Europe and Chandrodaya Prasad of Cisco's Security Business Group are most concerned about the gap between NetOps and DevOps.

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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group, Taylor and Prasad discuss:

  • The inherent security challenges of "work from anywhere";
  • The gap between NetOps and DevOps;
  • How enterprises can drive down complexity and increase integration across the IT ecosystem.

Taylor is director of information security at Canon Europe, Middle East and Africa. Using the power of stories and his own experience of testing products to destruction, he has embraced building business relationships across the world while driving Canon's strategy and educating business customers to minimize their security risk. Before joining Canon, he worked in a variety of industries, including internet service providers and startup businesses.

Prasad is vice president of network and application security product management in Cisco’s Security Business Group. He oversees product management and technical marketing for Cisco’s industry-leading Cloud Workload, Web and Network Security portfolio. Previously, he served as vice president of product management driving Viptela’s SD-WAN strategy and adoption and its integration into Cisco post-acquisition.

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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