David Holmes

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RSA Conference 2020: The Talks I Want to See 

David Holmes February 14, 2020
You’ve reached the point in your #infosec career where you get a full conference pass to RSA. Not coincidentally, this means you are now so busy every day that you don’t have the time to preview the RSA full conference schedule to map out interesting talks. If you fail to get that prep work done, you can cheat by looking at my list — I had chosen these for my […]
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Check Point’s CPX 360 2020 Conference In New Orleans — Secure Your Everything

David Holmes January 31, 2020
Veteran firewall vendor Check Point Software Technologies (hereafter Check Point or CP) held the US edition of its 2020 CPX 360 conference this week in New Orleans. The event gave industry analysts a chance to see what Check Point has been up to. The theme of this year’s CPX 360 is “Secure Your Everything,” a narrative […]
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The F5 Acquisition Of Shape Security

David Holmes January 21, 2020
David Holmes formerly worked for both F5 Networks and Shape Security. The F5 Networks acquisition of Shape Security marked the third time in a year that a web application firewall (WAF) vendor purchased a bot management solution, as fellow Forrester analyst Sandy Carielli noted in her blog (The WAF-Bot Management Acquisition Waltz). The other two […]
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Retailers, Prepare Wisely: DDoS Remains A Holiday Threat

David Holmes November 26, 2019
A distributed denial of service attack can turn a retailer's holiday season from merry to miserable. Learn how to protect yourself.
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Five Key Resources For Cybersecurity Awareness Month

David Holmes October 17, 2019
Get five new resources for cybersecurity threat management in your enterprise.
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Meet Your New Security Research Analyst

David Holmes September 23, 2019
Meet David Holmes, the new analyst on the security and risk team.
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