As the threat landscape evolves beyond the OS to the root kit level, data loss and data security become an increased challenge. With the rise of these new threats, there is an evolution of IT trends - virtualization, mobile devices, and the general consumerization of IT has created a larger attack surface. Intel and McAfee are seeking combinations of hardware in mobile devices and software to fend off these threats and attacks, in a hardware enhanced security approach.
Deepak Thakkar, PhD is responsible for the development and execution of the server and storage security product marketing strategy at McAfee. He has over 15 years of marketing and business development experience in the Network Security, Healthcare, and High Performance Computing space.
John Skinner is Director of Secure Enterprise and Cloud Initiative, and is also on the NASCIO Security and Privacy Committee.
In previous roles at Intel, he was one of the principle drivers of the Intel Open Energy Initiative. He works closely with the Intel Capital investment team where he had oversight responsibility for business development agreements with clean tech startup companies.