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DDOS Mitigation Service and Layered Security

At Cloud Expo, Rob Scheible to discuss the baseline requirements that must be met to defeat DDoS attacks

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Chief Security Officers (CSO), CIOs and IT Directors are all concerned with providing a secure environment from which their business can innovate and customers can safely consume without the fear of Distributed Denial of Service attacks. To be successful in today's hyper-connected world, the enterprise needs to leverage the capabilities of the web and be ready to innovate without fear of DDoS attacks, concerns about application security and other threats. Organizations face great risk from increasingly frequent and sophisticated attempts to render web properties unavailable, and steal intellectual property or personally identifiable information. Layered security best practices extend security beyond the data center, delivering DDoS protection and maintaining site performance in the face of fast-changing threats.

In his session at 14th Cloud Expo, Rob Scheible, Product Development Lead at Windstream Hosted Solutions, will discuss:

  • The growing DDoS threat and the severe impact successful attacks have on organizations
  • Why current router and perimeter security technologies require complementary solutions to provide comprehensive DDoS protection
  • What baseline requirements must be met to defeat DDoS attacks

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Speaker Bio:
Rob Scheible leads Product Development for Windstream Hosted Solutions. In his position he owns the development of the cloud and managed hosting portfolio. Responsibilities include primary storage, cloud platform and on-boarding technology, professional services, customer portal and security services.

Prior to joining Windstream, Mr. Scheible served in multiple companies in roles from software and hardware design to international marketing manager. He began his career with Northern Telecom designing computer and communications circuitry. He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Dayton and an MBA from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business.

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