Where’s your blind spot?
Improving Network and Security Analysis

Wednesday October 5, 2011 11:00 AM EDT/ 8:00 AM PDT

Network and Security architects and engineers, position analyzers in data centers to gain insight into network traffic and level of risk. This presentation will demonstrate a consistent method to connect analyzers in a comprehensive and cost effective manner to improve network visibility for these devices.

What Attendees will learn:
  • Best Practices to collect and capture network traffic
  • Designing data centers for network analysis
  • Impact of the cloud on network analysis
  • Customer Case Studies
  • Selecting the right product features for the jobs

Who should attend:
  • Network and Security Engineers that analyze network data
  • Network Architects
  • Network Consultants
  • Security Consultants

Tim Crofton
Vice President Business Development / Product Management Datacom Systems Inc.

As Vice President of Business Development and Product Management, Tim is responsible for strategic alliances, OEM relationships and partnerships. Tim also manages the product roadmap, market research and technical service areas for Datacom Systems.

Tim joined Datacom Systems Inc. in 2005, and has over twenty years of experience in the information technology field from public and private companies. His experience includes security consulting, service practice development, management of a technical assistance center and the design/deployment of numerous IT technologies as a manufacturer, systems integrator and administrator. His background from NEC, the U.S. Department of Defense and Babcock & Wilcox comprises a variety of markets, including Manufacturing, Information Technology, Utility, Military, Healthcare and Education.

Tim has an MS in Computer Science from the State University of New York, is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force’s Air Command and Staff College, and has a BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Clarkson University.

Tammy Wolf
Web editor TMCnet

Tammy Wolf is a TMCnet web editor. Previously she was assistant to the editor at The Darien Times, a weekly newspaper in Darien, Conn., where she edited submissions, did page layout and design and helped manage the newspaper's website. Before that she was an editorial intern at The Portsmouth Herald, a Seacoast Media Group publication, in New Hampshire. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in English/Journalism, magna cum laude, from the University of New Hampshire.