NY enterprise information security April Edition

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Title: Evaluation criteria for Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASBs)

Cloud computing is ubiquitous and forms the foundation for digital transformation to facilitate business change. Cloud technologies introduce dissolving perimeters, service delivery via software, and a sophisticated threat landscape. This session will discuss the selection criteria for one of the many security controls - Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB). Hear about drivers, selection criteria, and how to effectively evaluate CASBs from Les Correia, Security/Risk Thought Leader, and Neelum Khan, Cloud Security Product Evangelist.

Director, Global Information Security – Architecture, Engineering, and Operations – Estee Lauder.

He is an accredited Subject Matter Expert in Information Security, Risk Management, ITIL, Six Sigma, Business continuity and Disaster recovery.
Prior to joining Estee Lauder, he held Senior/Advisory roles providing thought leadership at AT&T, Lucent, INS (now BT Professional services), Vis.align/Forté, Mannai, Digital and numerous other organizations in the US, Canada, Qatar, Germany, Brazil, and India.
He holds an MSc in Cyber Security from NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering. He also has several advanced credits/Graduate certificates - MBA essentials, Cyber Security, Telecommunications and Software Development.


Preempt delivers a modern approach to authentication and securing identity in the enterprise. Using patented technology for conditional access, Preempt helps enterprises stop attackers from credential compromise and insider threats in real-time, before they impact business. Preempt continuously detects and preempts threats based on identity, behavior and risk, across all cloud and on-premises authentication and access platforms. This low friction approach provides security teams with more visibility and control over accounts and privileged access, achieve compliance and auto-resolve incidents.

Ajit Sancheti
CEO and Co-Founder

Ajit Sancheti is CEO and Co-Founder of Preempt and has over 20 years experience in IT security and executive leadership. Previously, he co-founded Mu Dynamics (acquired by Spirent Communications) and held various management roles. Before Mu Dynamics, Ajit was part of the Corporate Development Group at Juniper Networks and an integral member of the team that developed the industry’s first Intrusion Detection and Prevention system at OneSecure (acquired by NetScreen). Prior to OneSecure, he spent 7 years at Western Digital, holding various engineering and management positions. Ajit received his M.S. in Engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and his MBA from INSEAD, France.

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