PRIVACY & SECURITY FORUM: A HIMSS EVENT

Boston, MA
Dec. 5-7, 2016
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John Summers

VP & GM Enterprise Business
Akamai

John leads Akamai’s Enterprise Business Unit which is responsible for the creation and sale of products to help enterprises improve employee productivity and security, and undertake the digital transformation of their infrastructure using Akamai’s cloud-based networking and enterprise security services.

Prior to his current role, John led the development Akamai’s Web Security products which consist of cloud-based web application security and DDoS defense services that leverage Akamai’s unique distributed computing platform to provide a globally distributed layer of security that scales on demand. John is a patent holder on Akamai’s distributed web application firewall technology.

John joined Akamai to manage the Dynamic Site Acceleration products from 2007 until 2011, during which time that business grew 30 fold.

Prior to Akamai, John led Managed Security Services businesses at Unisys and at Genuity.

John holds degrees in physics and computer science from the University of Pennsylvania.  He was a member of the 1980 U.S. Olympic Team and a three time U.S. National Ice Dance Champion.

December 7, 2016
8:35am - 9:05am
Grand Ballroom

Healthcare organizations are facing the growing interconnectedness of devices trying to access a myriad of confidential data sources. Secure remote access to healthcare applications has reached a tipping point, and is now an IT priority to accommodate the growing number of physicians, patients, and medical personnel requiring access from outside the traditional security perimeter. Additionally, cyberattacks have grown more sophisticated, and recent volumetric attacks have reached record levels. Learn about the latest threats to your critical data and how to scale secure access to ‘behind the firewall’ applications for your end users. 

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