CSA HKM Knowledge Sharing Event – July 2017

CSA Knowledge Sharing Event provides an excellent opportunity for cybersecurity professionals to discuss the latest trends and developments in IT and in the process build a close-knitted cybersecurity community in Hong Kong and Macau.

This month we have invited Mr Raymond Lai, Solutions Architect of Arista Networks to deliver a talk entitled “Security for Software Defined Data Center”.

The topic:

Data centers have increasingly virtualized and partitioned, becoming more dynamic in a meantime advanced security threats are now more targeted and stealthy. They no longer focus on denial of service alone, but on the valuable data residing in the data center.

Defending Against Attacks Actionable intelligence and normal base lining are critical to defend enterprises of all types against attacks and data loss. Detecting attack patterns early and responding to risks through automated approaches is vital to modern cyberdefense and loss mitigation strategy.

New approaches to establish active monitoring policy and active response plans provides the best defense against targeted attacks using:

  • Multi-tenant access and cross tenant-protection in virtualized cloud networks
  • Continuous monitoring for data loss and threat protection
  • Streamlined scalability and services integration with SDN triggers and automation
  • DirectFlow Acceleration to provide cloud-scale >100Gbps performance with next generation firewalls

The Speaker:

Raymond Lai is the Solutions Architect at Arista Networks. Mr Lai has over 20 years of industry experience specialising in solution design and consulting in the networking industry. He has also focused on the Software Defined Networking and automations in the recent years. Mr Lai holds a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He also possesses certifications on various networking technologies including CCIEx5.

Event Details:

DATE: July 20, 2017 (Thursday)

TIME: 4:00 – 5:30 pm

VENUE: Room Z414, Core Z, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom

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