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Durham University

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Speaker Steve Carr - Palo Alto Networks

Palo Alto Networks are a Gartner Magic Quadrant leading tech company specialising in advanced Enterprise Firewalls designed to provide network security, visibility and granular control of network activity. The surge in data breaches over the past few years is bad news for companies and consumers and has driven demand for effective cybersecurity solutions. Palo Alto provides next-gen firewalls for over 45,000 customers in more than 150 countries. That customer base includes over 85 of the Fortune 100 companies. The company is credited as being the first to introduce a stateful inspection firewall and the first intrusion prevention system. In 2017, Palo Alto announced the availability of a cloud-based logging service, allowing customers to amass their own secuirty data in an elastic cloud environment offering analytics and insights.

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As the lead for Higher Education & Research clients in England & Wales, Steve Carr is responsible for driving all sales, go-to-market, support, customer satisfaction, and business development activities. Steve joined the company in 2013 and has held a number of roles within the business during his tenure. Steve has a broad knowledge of the challenges facing organisations today and has been in the field of Cyber Security for some 11 years with additional experience across Data Networking and Voice Communications. Prior to joining Palo Alto Networks, Steve held positions at Dell, Avaya and Alcatel Lucent.

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BCS in the North East and Cumbria

The Newcastle-Upon-Tyne & District Branch is one of the oldest Branches in BCS, having been established on 23 January 1958! We organise regular events for our 1400+ local members, with guest speakers sharing knowledge on a broad range of IT fields and organisations. Non members with an interest in any event are also very welcome.

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