Can Moore’s Law Help Solve the Cybersecurity Dilemma?

Such exponential growth in “always connected” devices and applications without a proper focus on relevant cybersecurity measures is putting the “connected devices” ecosystem at risk. Rick Echevarria, VP General Manager of Intel’s Platform Security Division argues that industrywide partnerships are key to address some of the major cybersecurity concerns.

Tel Aviv 2017
Rick Echevarria
VP and GM, Platforms Security Division
Rick J. Echevarria is Vice President of the Intel Security Group and General Manager of the Intel Security Division at Intel Corporation. He is responsible for the delivery of Intel security platforms and solutions providing ubiquitous security and identity protection for people and businesses. Echevarria is also the acting general manager of the Business Client Platform Division, responsible for Intel’s desktop and notebook platform business to corporate purchasers including government, education, healthcare and Telco as well as small and medium businesses. Echevarria joined Intel in 1994 as a software program manager where he was responsible for leading one of the first application enabling programs at Intel for the Pentium® Processor with MMX Technology.

In 1998 he was promoted to director of Intel Developer Relations Division where he helped extend and build the worldwide ecosystem for Intel® Architecture, encouraging and supporting independent software vendors in developing applications for Intel hardware and software products through key stages of the business life cycle. Echevarria was promoted in 2000 to General Manager of Intel® Solution Services, Intel’s worldwide professional services organization where he helped companies capitalize on the full value of Intel® Architecture through consulting focused on architecture transitions. He was promoted to Vice President Sales and Marketing Group in 2006 where he led Enterprise Solution Sales. Prior
to joining Intel, Echevarria was a software developer for IBM Corporation. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University and his Master’s degree in Computer Systems Management from Union College.