• Security SIG: Blocking SPAM Wednesday, November 13, 2002 - 06:30PM
    Cubberly Community Center
    4000 Middlefield Road, Room H-1
    Palo Alto, CA
    Software Architecture and Platform

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Security SIG: Blocking SPAM

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  • ...and "Perimeter Network Security".
     

    Blocking SPAM

    Scott Petry (bio), Founder and VP of Products - Postini
     

    Perimeter Network Security

    Hezy Yeshurun (bio), Executive Chairman of the Board and
    Co-Founder - ForeScout Technologies

     

    About the Presenters

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    Scott Petry, Founder and VP of Products at Postini

    Helping define and deliver Postini products and services, Scott has a wealth of experience in product marketing and product development. Prior to Postini, he held General Manager and VP positions at Cygnus Solutions (acquired by Redhat), Director of Advanced Messaging Products at SkyTel, and product manager positions at Apple Computer in the Newton Group and the Networking and Communications group. Scott holds a B.S. degree from San Diego State University and was a member of the 1987 US National Rowing Team.

    About Postini
    Postini Inc., the leading email system perimeter protection service, delivers real-time anti-spam, anti-virus and email system monitoring to over 800 customers worldwide via its comprehensive email system perimeter protection service, which secures SMTP connections and content. The company's solutions are platform independent; addressing both end user and email administrator needs, and provides protection to all email system elements.

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    Hezy Yeshurun, Executive Chairman of the Board and
    Co-Founder at ForeScout Technologies

    Hezy brings to ForeScout over 25 years of technical and management experience. He is a Professor of computer science at Tel Aviv University. Hezy has co- founded several technology companies including TapGuard (acquired by Elron Software in 1998) and Top Image Systems (NASDAQ: TISA). Hezy is the Chairman of the Israeli National Committee for IT, a member of the board of the Israeli chapter of W3C, and a former member of the board of governors of the International Association for Pattern Recognition. Hezy holds a Ph.D. in Mathematics from Tel Aviv University.

    About Forescout
    ForeScout Technologies provides perimeter network security solutions that automatically and pre-emptively, block known and unknown intrusion attempts, without false positives. Based on patented technology, the ActiveScout Solution resides outside the enterprise firewall and identifies potential attackers performing reconnaissance on the network. The ActiveScout Solution then provides its own unique "mark" to the potential attacker and should the attacker return, positively identifies the attacker and blocks the attack. This automated solution reduces security threats posed by known and as-yet-unknown attacks and minimizes the operational impact and costs associated with deploying and managing perimeter security systems.

     

    Event Logistics

    Location

    Cubberly Community Center
    4000 Middlefield Road, Room H-1
    Palo Alto, CA

    Agenda

    6:30-7:00pm registration/networking/refreshments/pizza
    7:00-9:00pm presentation and discussion
     

    Cost

    $15 for non-SDForum Members
    No charge for SDForum members and students with ID
    No registration required