AST Digital Magazine July/August 2016 - Page 50

Volume 6 oversight of how this SSH user key-based access should be monitored, provisioned, de-provisioned and recertified. We have an encrypted protocol, which malicious actors use as their tool of choice to extend their access and reach within our enterprises, create backdoors and exfiltrate data. As a result, we have a potential financial, operational and brand impact that can conservatively be described as significant to our businesses. July-Aug 2016 Edition Oncam & Pivot3 Host OnCampus Education Symposium in Chicago You may be concluding that my comparison to The Big Short is too strong. Maybe, maybe not. But at a minimum, you are probably considering that SSH user key-based access warrants deeper consideration from your identity access management, cryptography, infrastructure and security teams, all the way up through the C-level. “Event brings end users, integrators and technology partners together to discuss the surveillance and security needs of today’s educational institutions.” Brandon Reich, senior director of surveillance solutions, Pivot3 About the author: Matthew McKenna brings over 15 years of high technology sales, marketing and management experience to SSH Communications Security and drives strategy, key account sales and evangelism. His expertise in strategically delivering technology solutions that anticipate the marketplace has helped the company become a market leader. Prior to joining the company, Matthew served as a member of the executive management team of ADP Dealer Services Nordic and Automaster Oy, where he was responsible for international channel operations and manufacturer relations. In addition, he was responsible for key accounts including Mercedes Benz, General Motors, and Scania CV. Before this, Matthew played professional soccer in Germany and Finland. Matthew holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in German from the University of South Carolina and an MBA from the Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration. Oncam will partner with Pivot3, a pioneer and innovator in the development of hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) solutions, to host the second in its series of education security symposiums aimed at creating a dialogue about the risks that today’s educational facilities face. The event, titled “OnCampus,” will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31, at Offsite in Chicago. The open, welcoming nature of today’s educational facilities poses significant threats to the safety and security of students, faculty and staff, leaving every tier of the community – from parents to police departments to school administrators – anxious to find better protection. The OnCampus educational symposium brings manufacturers, consultants, technology partners and systems integrators together to discuss the evolution, improvement and future of the education security market. The OnCampus symposium includes two components. The first explores the challenges the education end user faces in today’s environment where campuses are increasingly becoming the targets of evolving physical threats. The second focuses on the efforts of technology partners to bring integrated solutions to these campuses, and how 50