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About This Modern Security Series Episode

In 2017, Gartner named Signal Sciences, Centripetal Networks and Schedule 1 as Cool Vendors in Gartner Inc.'s "Cool Vendors in Security for Technology and Service Providers, 2017" report.* These three leading companies are all disrupting their respective parts of the security industry.  In this panel, we dive into where the industry is heading, where enterprises can innovate, and how security can be in the value creation business

This panel shares their thoughts on the following topics and questions:

  • What larger security trends do you see happening in the industry in 2018?
  • What are the shifts that are creating opportunity for innovation in security?
  • What is the biggest risk in security today?
  • What can enterprises do to solve this risk?

This lively discussion covers DevOps to digital transformation to cyberwar to the shifting security landscape. Whether you are a senior security pro or new to the industry, you don’t want to miss this panel.




* "Cool Vendors in Security for Technology and Service Providers, 2017," by Ruggero Contu, Lawrence Pingree, Debrah Kish, Dale Garner, May 4, 2017,"

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Zane Lackey

Co-Founder & CSO  |  Signal Sciences

Before co-founding Signal Sciences, Zane built and led the Etsy Security Team, where he pioneered and published new approaches to practical defense based on his background in offensive security. A respected voice in the industry, he serves on advisory boards at the Internet Bug Bounty Program and the U.S. State Department–backed Open Technology Fund. He’s also been featured by BBC, Associated Press, Forbes, and Wired and invited to lecture at top industry conferences and universities.

Jacob Katz

Chief Architect | Schedule1

Jacob Katz is the currently the Chief Architect at Schedule1 Inc. He is responsible for creating the technological vision and leading the development of DataPassports. Jacob's previous experience also includes IT security and cryptography for CIBC.

Jess Parnell

Director of Information Security | Centripetal Networks

As Director of Information Security Jess' primary responsibilities are focused on insuring that Centripetal Networks' customers achieve their goals of operationalizing cyber threat intelligence (CTI). He runs the team of analysts that deploy CTI, analyze events, identify compromised hosts, gather contextual information and communicate with our customers. Jess has 14 years of experience supporting network infrastructure, 12 of these years in management roles. Including some of the most challenging environments; such as the Department of Defense in support of Counter-IED global operations and as Security Operations Center Manager for the Department of Health and Human Services.

James Wickett

Head of Research | Signal Sciences

Often found at the intersection of DevOps and security, James is the creator of gauntlt and the author of DevOps Fundamentals — a course on and LinkedIn Learning.


About the Modern Security Series

The Modern Security Series by Signal Sciences brings the best technologists around to present on modern security practices and approaches ranging from AppSec to DevOps.

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