Why Communications Security is More Important than Ever: What You Need to Know Now!

The way employees communicate and collaborate has undergone transformational change in the last year. Today, according to Metrigy, the majority work from home. New applications have rapidly gained prominence in the workplace while on-premises platforms are increasingly shifting to the cloud. This new reality requires IT and business leaders refocus their efforts on identifying security threats and implementing proactive strategies that protect against breaches, fraud, and other harms.  In this webinar, we’ll look at how communications services have transformed, what to expect going forward, and how to best protect your real-time business processes and sensitive data for the future.

Available:
On Demand
Duration:
1h 00min

Attendees will learn about:

  • Emerging threats to your business’s communications and how those threats are evolving
  • The increasing challenge of protecting your communications networks’ expanded surface area due to cloud adoption and the remote workforce
  • Why now is the best time to assess and recalibrate your communications security strategy
  • How IT, security, and business leaders can proactively protect communications to ensure resilience, governance, and compliance while minimizing risk

Featured Speakers

  • Irwin Lazar
    Irwin Lazar
    President & Principal Analyst
    Metrigy

    As president and principal analyst at Metrigy, Irwin Lazar develops and manages research projects, conducts and analyzes primary research, and advises enterprise and vendor clients on technology strategy, adoption and business metrics, Mr. Lazar is responsible for benchmarking the adoption and use of emerging technologies in the digital workplace, covering enterprise communications and collaboration as an industry analyst for over 20 years. A Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and sought-after speaker and author, Mr. Lazar is a blogger for NoJitter.com and contributor for SearchUnifiedCommunications.com writing on topics including team collaboration, UC, cloud, adoption, SD-WAN, CPaaS, WebRTC, and more. He is a frequent resource for the business and trade press and is a regular speaker at events such as Enterprise Connect, InfoComm, and FutureIT. In 2017 he was recognized as an Emerging Technologies Fellow by the IMCCA and InfoComm. Mr. Lazar’s earlier background was in IP network and security architecture, design, and operations where he advised global organizations and held direct operational responsibility for worldwide voice and data networks. Mr. Lazar holds an MBA from George Mason University and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Information Systems from Radford University where he received a commission as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Reserve, Ordnance Corps. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Outside of Metrigy, Mr. Lazar has been active in Scouting for over ten years as a Scouting leader with Troop 1882 in Haymarket VA.

  • James Tessier
    James Tessier
    Principal, Market Insights
    Oracle

    James Tessier is the Market Insights lead for Oracle Enterprise Communications. He has over 12 years of experience in the communications security market providing expertise in systems engineering, consulting, competitive intelligence and product marketing. His current focus is on session border controllers (SBCs) and cloud-based communications security.

  • Eric Krapf
    Eric Krapf
    GM & Program Co-Chair, Enterprise Connect
    Publisher, No Jitter

    Eric Krapf is General Manager and Program Co-Chair for Enterprise Connect, the leading conference/exhibition and online events brand in the enterprise communications industry. He has been Enterprise Connect’s Program Co-Chair for over a decade. He is also publisher of No Jitter, the Enterprise Connect community’s daily news and analysis website. Eric served as editor of No Jitter from its founding in 2007 until taking over as publisher in 2015. From 1996 to 2004, Eric was managing editor of Business Communications Review (BCR) magazine, and from 2004 to 2007, he was the magazine's editor. Before coming to BCR, he was managing editor and senior editor of America's Network magazine, covering the public telecommunications industry. Prior to working in high-tech journalism, he was a reporter and editor at newspapers in Connecticut and Texas.

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