Governance & Risk Management

Advanced Threats Require Advanced Defenses

Taylor Ettema of Palo Alto Networks on the Key Capabilities Needed in Response
Taylor Ettema, vice president of product management for internet security, Palo Alto Networks

Double-extortion ransomware. Supply chain attacks. Weaponized zero-days. It's an advanced threat landscape, and it requires advanced defenses. Taylor Ettema of Palo Alto Networks outlines the key capabilities today's security solutions require to step up against the adversaries' ongoing innovation.

In this video interview with Information Security Media Group, Ettema discusses:

  • The evolving threat landscape;
  • Where adversaries are taking advantage of defensive gaps;
  • Security capabilities required as part of modern defense.

Ettema is vice president of product management for internet security at Palo Alto Networks, the network security company that pioneered the next-generation firewall. He has managed a broad range of cloud-delivered security products including network intrusion prevention, malware sandboxing, web security and threat intelligence products throughout his over 10 years with the company. Before joining Palo Alto Networks, Ettema was a principal software engineer and principal investigator for electronic warfare research and development programs for Raytheon Space and Airport Systems in California.


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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