Luxoft Technology Series #4

February 13, 2014

LTS Executive presents free Webinar: Proactive Intellectual Property Protection: Stay Ahead of Emerging Threats! where Dr. John Johnson, Global Security Strategist of the John Deere Corporation, and Robert West, Chief Security Officer of Intelligent ID will discuss Intellectual Property theft as one of the basic issues organizations are facing globally. The threats originate from a variety of sources including individuals, criminals and nation states. The impact is broad, ranging from damage to reputation and image, financial losses to threatening company viability. The objective of this session is to discuss the challenges organizations are facing with respect to protecting intellectual property and what strategies can be used to minimize the damage.

About the Speakers:

Dr. John Johnson is the Global Security Strategist for John Deere where he defines information assurance, risk management and governance strategy. Dr. John Johnson has been responsible for architecting solutions that have been critical to maintaining global network security at John Deere since 1999 across 130 business units in 30 countries and 5000 dealerships operating in 160 countries. With 30 years of IT experience and 17 years of information security experience, his career includes working as a staff physicist and network security manager at Los Alamos National Laboratory, as well as working as a contractor and small business owner, prior to his work at John Deere. He is a frequent speaker, serves on various boards and committees and writes and teaches college courses on information assurance.

Robert West is Chief Security Officer at Intelligent ID and has over 25 years of experience in corporate and startup environments.Bob is a frequent speaker on the subject of information security and risk, intellectual property theft, cloud computing, mobility, and on global policy issues such as payment fraud and critical infrastructure. He is on the advisory boards for Agilance, Air Patrol, CipherCloud, the Hispanic Information Technology Executive Council (HITEC) and Trusteer. He has also been on the board of management for the Jericho Forum, the University of Detroit Mercy’s College of Liberal Arts and Education advisory board, Securent’s advisory board, TriCipher’s advisory board, a member of RSA Security’s Customer Advisory Council, and the ISS Customer Advisory Council.

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