Intelligent Protection for Your Business

SESSION 1 |  9:30AM - 10:15AM | ROOM 1

Managing your business brings you a unique set of challenges. Protecting your business, your reputation, your data, and the personal data of your employees and your clients shouldn't be one of them. Staying ahead of the bad actors who are constantly probing and attacking your network is an ever-changing concern. Learn about the cutting-edge solutions that will handle these concerns for you so that you can do what you do best, run your business. The solutions presented show the biggest issues that we all face today and best defenses to meet these challenges. 

Presented By: rick Hannam, North Central Channel Account Manager & Ryan Poutre, North Central Sales Engineer, at WatchGuard Technologies


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Rick Hannam is a leader in the development of the channel distribution network with WatchGuard Technologies.  Directing a team of highly skilled technology professionals Rick and the North Central Regional engineers provide their clients with the most cutting edge cyber security solutions.  From protecting against zero-day malware, to proving actionable analytics, to securing wireless networks, WatchGuard takes a holistic approach to protecting a client's entire network.  Prior to joining WatchGuard Rick spent five years as the Networking Division Manager for a large Managed Service Provider in Northwest Iowa. 



Ryan is the North Central Sales Engineer for WatchGuard Technologies. Ryan has centered his networking career on security for the past 7 years focusing on perimeter and wireless security.