Security Systems News

AUG 2018

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Page 40 of 44 2018 Cloud+ Educational Program Day One Keynote: Finance and the future for cloud and security As the managing director of Imperial Capital's San Francisco offi ce, Rick Juarez focuses on the cloud security and infrastructure software and service sectors. With an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, he has more than 25 years of combined investment banking, strategy, and operations experience, having advised on more than 50 public/private fi nancings and M&A transactions representing more than $8 billion. In this opening keynote presentation, Juarez will give an overview of the current M&A landscape within cyber- and physical security—particularly cloud-solution providers—looking in his crystal ball as to what the future holds. He will also look at current research, including key growth areas and indicators, and future projections, challenges and opportunities. Don't miss this "state of the industry" for fi nance within cloud and security. Speaker: Rick Juarez, Managing Director, Imperial Capital Can cloud solve the data problem? With so much information being produced today, from access control, video surveillance and other IoT devices, data is becoming a commodity within security. In this session, subject matter experts will look at how the data is being transmitted, stored, partitioned, protected and leveraged for security and much more, including business intelligence, operational effi ciencies and facility management. This session will also talk about how end users and integrators alike can utilize the cloud and compression strategies to maximize storage capabilities while leveraging new technologies such as AI, machine learning and big data analytics. Panelists: Tom Maggio, Owner, ProActive Storage and Monitoring; Brandon Reich, Surveillance Business Leader, Pivot3; Gabe Kazarian, Director, Iron Cloud Product, Data Management, Iron Mountain Moderator: AJ Frazer, VP sales, America, Agent Vi One pane of glass: Convergence in the cloud In his presentation, security consultant Pierre Bourgeix will look at how the cloud will help the security industry to fi nally realize the "One Pane of Glass" concept where physical, IT and OT converge to enable end users to maximize their cyber- and physical security posture, while opening up opportunities to leverage new technology. Having worked closely with both end users and manufacturers, Bourgeix will also share his converged assessment model and perspective on current and future standards. Speaker: Pierre Bourgeix, President, ESICONVERGENT LLC

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