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Lane Bess

Lane Bess is the Principal and Founder of Bess Ventures and Advisory. He has spent over 30 years as an operational executive and has successfully launched start-ups and grown medium-sized businesses to large scale.

Between 2008 and 2011, Lane was CEO of Palo Alto Networks where he led the late fundraising, and scaled the company from its early go-to-market to a revenue run rate exceeding $200 million on path to its IPO. Prior to Palo Alto Networks, he served as the EVP of Worldwide Sales and General Manager of publicly traded Trend Micro Inc. (Nikkei) – growing worldwide revenues to over $1 billion annually.

He has extensive experience in building technology businesses in Europe, Asia Pacific, and Japan as well as other international regions. His considerable work in the security technology sector has made him a trusted advisor for many enterprise CIOs and CISOs.

Robert Bigman

Mr. Bigman is a cyber security consultant working with Government and private organizations across the globe to improve their information technology and data security protection measures.

He focuses his consulting efforts on helping clients resist and detect even sophisticated (Nation-State) hacking. Mr. Bigman has been in cyber security for over 35 years and previously working for the Central Intelligence Agency where is served in a number of cyber security positions. He was the CISO at CIA for 15 years, retiring in 2012.

Joseph Steinberg

Chuck Brooks

Edward Amoroso

Dr. Ed Amoroso is currently Chief Executive Officer of TAG Cyber LLC, a global cyber security advisory, training, consulting, and media services company supporting hundreds of companies across the world.

Ed recently retired from AT&T after thirty-one years of service, beginning in Unix security R&D at Bell Labs and culminating as Senior Vice President and Chief Security Officer of AT&T from 2004 to 2016.

Kathleen Pierce Gilmore

Kathleen Pierce-Gilmore is a well known payments and fintech executive with more than 20 years in the industry across firms including American Express, Capital One, PayPal and a few start up companies in the payments space.

She most recently led a QED Investors- backed specialty executive search firm that focused entirely on placing senior talent into financial services and tech companies.

She currently leads the Global Payments business for Silicon Valley Bank and serves as a Nonexecutive Director on the boards of Tala and Sezzle. She graduated with a B.A. from the Integrated Sciences Program at Northwestern University and completed the Financial Times Nonexecutive Director Diploma Program in the UK.

Suzan Zimmerman

Suzan Zimmerman, former senior vice president of CACI, has created a new company, Strategic Capture Group, which will focus on helping companies market, capture and win business in the federal sector.

Zimmerman said her new business will focus on helping government contractors elevate their ability to identify and qualify new opportunities, while building their strategic marketing strategies. Additionally, SCG will offer technical support services focused on technical solutions, systems architecture, and complex communications requirements.

As CEO, Suzan Zimmerman will be joined by Stephen Oronte, technology subject matter expert, and Dave Scali, senior contract and compliance subject matter expert, all of whom have hands-on leadership and support roles from qualifications through proposal submission for major captures.

Rami Efrati

Strategic consulting and planning with a focus on innovation and cyber-security. Experienced Founder and an expert in Innovation & Cyber Technology Strategic Methods. Brig. Gen. (Res.) Efrati is the former Head of the Civilian Division of the Israel National Cyber Bureau in the Prime Minister’s Office.

Skilled in Business Planning, Sales, International Business, International Business Development and Biotechnology. Strong business development professional with a Degree on Political Science & History of the Middle East from Tel Aviv University.

Rami is a guest expert and lecturer in the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) and a Senior Cyber Fellow in Yuval Ne’eman Workshop for Science, Technology and Security in Tel-Aviv University.

Rami is an Associate in the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT).

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Our HAC-1 solution stops an attack at the first instance, not even allowing such devices to make network access requests.

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