Next-Generation Technologies & Secure Development
The Benefits of Centralized Security PlatformsRichard Ford of Forcepoint on Moving Away From Single-Point Products
Keeping up with today's security and regulatory demands requires a centralized and integrated security platform, necessitating a move away from single-point security products and solutions, says Dr. Richard Ford of enterprise security firm Forcepoint.
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In this video interview at RSA Conference 2016, Ford discusses:
- What the enterprise security landscape looks like today and how it has evolved;
- Why single-point products hinder enterprise-level security; and
- Why fully integrated security solutions are the way of the future.
At Forcepoint, Ford specializes in anti-malware, software security, research and development and venture capital investments. Before joining Forcepoint, he served as chief scientist at Raytheon|Websense, which is now part of Forcepoint. He also previously held executive and research level positions with Cenetec, IBM Corp., Command Software Systems and NCSA. Ford spent 11 years with the Florida Institute of Technology as professor of Computer Science in Assured Information.
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