John Watts

John Watts

VP Analyst
John Watts works in Research Infrastructure Protection covering the Security Service Edge (SSE) components of SASE architectures such as secure web gateways (SWG), zero trust network access (ZTNA), and cloud access security brokers (CASB). John also covers network access control (NAC), Cyber Asset and Attack Surface Management (CAASM), web application and API protection (WAAP), and Zero Trust strategies and implementation advice.
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Monday, 25 July, 2022 / 10:35 AM - 11:05 AM JST
What Security Needs to Know and Do About the New AI Attack Surface

Detecting and stopping attacks on AI requires new techniques. Malicious attacks against AI lead to different types of organizational harm and loss — financial, reputational or related to intellectual property, sensitive customer data or proprietary data, for example. These attacks need new detection and blocking tools that can stop hackers in their tracks.

Monday, 25 July, 2022 / 03:50 PM - 04:20 PM JST
How to Better Prepare and Respond to the Evolving Threat Landscape

The threat landscape is continually evolving, as attackers adapt their tactics and strategies to how businesses change. As organizations are transforming how they work, security and risk management leaders should gain baseline knowledge on:
1. The threats we all know, but still hurt us
2. How our changing world influences our threat exposure
3. The "best practices" that might not really be the best

Tuesday, 26 July, 2022 / 03:40 PM - 04:10 PM JST
Solving the Challenges of Modern Remote Access in the Hybrid World

This session will cover best practices to enable users' access to corporate resources, for both times of crisis and under normal circumstances. We will examine why always-on VPN is often the wrong choice while determining what is the right one such as ZTNA, CASB, with the evolution to SASE.

Wednesday, 27 July, 2022 / 11:25 AM - 11:55 AM JST
Developing a Strategy for SASE Adoption to Securely Enable the Anywhere Workforce

Enterprises are shifting to hybrid work environments to enable anywhere, anytime access to resources that are located everywhere -- in SaaS, in public cloud IaaS with some workloads in the traditional data center. A SASE strategy enables users, devices and branches zero trust access to resources, regardless of location. This session will lay out a strategic timeframe and roadmap for SASE adoption.

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