Visibility: A Foundation To Effective Security

7th October 2020, Philippines

Virtual Event Series

Hosted By

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Date: Wednesday, October 7th 2020

Time: 10:30 – 11:30 am (PHST)




Synopsis and overview of the session

Focus Network, in partnership with Gigamon, will be bringing leading IT security executives from across the Philippines together to discuss the following key points:

  • How to build an effective and resilient cyber security solution with holistic visibility and information collection from all points of the IT infrastructure – physical, cloud and hybrid.
  • How organizations can eliminate blind spots across the network, detect encrypted and hidden command-and-control channels, malware activities, unauthorized data exfiltration while leveraging existing security investments.
  • How to eliminate blind cyber-defence spots and ensure maximum efficiency of the detection and protection security systems by providing the right information to the right tools.
  • How to build flexible and adaptable cyber defence architecture while maintaining or lowering the cost of ownership.

Agenda at a glance

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm – Registration & networking

4.00 pm – 4.05pm – Welcome address

4.05 pm – 5.15pm – 3 course lunch served4.05 pm – 4.45pm – Embracing disruption in the financial services industry: A Privacy versus Security conundrum – Amanda Chan, BlackBerry

4.45 pm – 5.15pm – Demo

5.15pm – 5.45pm – Discussion

5.45 pm – 6pm – Closing remarks


Vladimir M. Yordanov

Vladimir M. Yordanov, Senior Director of Solution Engineering, Asia Pacific and Japan, Gigamon

Vladimir is Sr. Director of Solution Engineering for Gigamon Asia Pacific and Japan and leads the region’s solution engineering and consulting team.

Prior to joining Gigamon he served as Global Cyber Security Officer for Huawei. He also has held senior technology leadership positions with companies like PricewaterhouseCoopers, Imperva, F5 Networks and Samsung.

Vladimir brings close to 20 years of experiences in the high-tech industry with background in cybersecurity, application delivery, networking, threat intelligence and telecommunications.

Throughout his career, he has pioneered and covered in depth number of technologies such as applications delivery and security, telecommunications networks, cloud security and cyber risk assessment and management.

With a combination of in-depth technical knowledge and proficiency in balancing business objectives & technology solutions, Vladimir is trusted and influential advisor to senior executives and line managers alike. His solutions have helped many multinational organizations and governments to build a resilient, high performing and effective solutions that can scale and adapt to the business needs of the modern enterprise and withstand the latest cyber-attacks and threats.

Vladimir is accomplished author, public speaker and presenter, participating in major industry events such as RSA, Gartner Security Summit, Singapore Cyberweek, International Security Forum and many others. He is fluent in Mandarin and holds MBA from Purdue University.


Andrew Milroy

Andrew Milroy, Founder, Veqtor8

Andrew Milroy is the founder of Veqtor8, a digital risk advisory firm, based in Singapore. His work involves empowering organisations to manage risk more effectively.

He is a well-known technology thought leader and speaker in the APAC region. Since moving to Singapore in 2011, he has held regional leadership roles with Frost & Sullivan, IDC, Nelson-Hall and Ovum (now Omdia). These roles have also given him the opportunity to live and work in the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia.

He has been providing advisory services relating to cybersecurity for over 20 years. In his 10 years at Frost & Sullivan, Andrew grew the technology business into one of APAC’s leading sources of cybersecurity research and consulting services. Andrew works closely with leading buyers and vendors of cybersecurity products and services. Andrew is frequently invited to speak, chair and moderate at major technology events. He is also widely quoted in the press and often appears on broadcast media, including BBC, CNBC, Bloomberg and Channel News Asia.

About Gigamon

We enable your organization to run fast, stay secure and innovate. We are the first company to deliver unified network visibility and analytics on all data-in-transit. Across your physical, virtual and cloud infrastructure, we aggregate, transform and analyze your network traffic to meet your critical performance, rapid threat detection and response needs, freeing your organization to drive digital innovation.


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