An Interview with Dave DeWalt: The Journey & His Mission to Close the Gap Between Offense and Defense

Tuesday October 26, 2021 12:00pm-12:45pm PT

Please join SINET as Robert Rodriguez speaks with industry pioneer, Dave DeWalt, about his experiences and visions for the cybersecurity industry.  Questions for Dave to include:

  • As CEO of McAfee from 2007 to 2012 and of FireEye from 2012 to 2016, what were cybersecurity threats then versus what is happening in the threat landscape today?
  • Tell us – how did you first get into the cybersecurity industry? What drew you to it?
  • What are the biggest gaps between offense and defense?
  • In 2021, incredible ransomware attacks are ravaging companies everywhere. What is driving that growth and what can companies do to solve it?
  • Update us on the platform NightDragon is building and what elements are you investing in that you believe are critical to startup success?
  • You’ve had an incredible career as CEO (Documentum, McAfee, FireEye). What attributes do you see that have led to your successes?
  • Advice to a CEO or member of the Board Of Directors on how to improve their cybersecurity posture
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Robert Rodriguez
Chairman & Founder

Special Guest

Dave DeWalt
Founder & Managing Director