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Speakers
Kowsik Guruswamy
Chief Technology Officer
Menlo Security
United States

Biography

Kowsik Guruswamy is CTO of Menlo Security. Previously, he was co-­founder and CTO at Mu Dynamics, which pioneered a new way to analyze networked products for security vulnerabilities. Prior to Mu, he was a distinguished engineer at Juniper Networks. Kowsik joined Juniper via the NetScreen/OneSecure acquisition where he designed and implemented the industry's first IPS. He has more than 15+ years of experience in diverse technologies like security, cloud, data visualization, and computer graphics. Kowsik has 18 issued patents and holds an MSCS from University of Louisiana.

Title

Re-Thinking Prevention: How Isolation Changes the Game for Malware

Synopsis

Blood tests are good for detecting diseases, but they don’t prevent them. Similarly, most threat-prevention systems still rely on detection tools but too often, they fail.  In this session Kowsik Guruswamy, developer of the first commercial IPS, will review how isolation technology is being used at the endpoint and in the cloud to definitively prevent malware.