Overcoming the Security Challenges of Encryption

Is encryption helping security? Bret Hartman, VP & CTO Security Business Group, Cisco Systems argues that while encryption is protecting user data, it is not helping corporates or governments to better detect attacks.

New York 2016
Bret Hartman
VP & CTO, Security Business Group
Cisco Systems
As the Security CTO, Bret Hartman defines the security technology strategy for Cisco. He has more than 30
years of experience building security solutions for major enterprises. His expertise includes cloud, virtualization
and web services. He speaks regularly at security events on distributed systems security.
Prior to Cisco, he was CTO of RSA and an EMC Fellow, where he defined the security technology strategy and
drove many acquisitions. He has also worked at several startups and began his career as a U.S. Air Force officer
assigned to the U.S. National Security Agency.
He holds a B.S. in Computer Science and Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.S.
in Computer Science from the University of Maryland.