Widely recognized cybersecurity attorney and government affairs advocate will provide guidance on federal sector policies, the application of deception for detection, and active defense strategies
FREMONT, Calif. – May 21, 2019 – Attivo Networks®, the award-winning leader in deception for cybersecurity threat detection, today announced that Brian Finch, a leading cybersecurity regulation and government affairs advocate, has joined its Advisory Board. Finch joins current board members, Lance Spitzner, Marshall Heilman, and Bill Ender in providing Attivo Networks expert insights on cybersecurity industry regulation, certifications, and the incorporation and application of deception technology.
Brian Finch is a Pillsbury Public Policy partner and a recognized thought leader for global security and cybersecurity threats. In his advisory role at Attivo, Finch will leverage his experience as an authority on legal and policy challenges associated with cybersecurity to support the company’s strategic alignment with federal programs. Specifically, he will focus on raising awareness of deception technology for active cyber defense across federal legislative organizations in an effort to impact cybersecurity policy and bolster federal requirements around deception technology.
“We are delighted to have Brian Finch join our Advisory Board as he brings valuable insight for navigating the complexities and influencing outcomes related to cybersecurity regulation, legislation and policies,” said Attivo Networks CEO Tushar Kothari. “His expertise will further strengthen our ability to contribute to public sector cybersecurity policy discussions and address a variety of cybersecurity challenges.”
Finch has made it his mission to be a leading authority of the SAFETY Act, which is designed to better inform organizations of their liability protections following terrorist or cyberattacks. He has helped prepare over 100 applications for such protections, including services ranging from vulnerability assessments to security screening devices. In addition to his current role, Finch is an advisor to the Homeland Security and Defense Business Council and KnowCyber. He also regularly contributes to the Wall Street Journal, The Hill, and many other publications on today’s top cybersecurity challenges. Finch earned his bachelor’s degree in policy analysis at Cornell University and his J.D. and Master’s in Security Policy Studies from George Washington University.
About Attivo Networks
Attivo Networks®, the leader in deception technology, provides an active defense for early detection, forensics, and automated incident response to in-network attacks. The Attivo ThreatDefend™ Deception Platform provides a comprehensive and customer-proven platform for proactive security and accurate threat detection within user networks, data centers, clouds, and a wide-variety of specialized attack surfaces. The portfolio includes expansive network, endpoint, application, and data deceptions designed to efficiently misdirect and reveal attacks from all threat vectors. Advanced machine-learning makes preparation, deployment, and operations fast and simple to operate for organizations of all sizes. Comprehensive attack analysis and forensics provide actionable alerts, and native integrations that automate the blocking, quarantine, and threat hunting of attacks for accelerated incident response. The company has won over 82 awards for its technology innovation and leadership. For more information, visit www.attivonetworks.com.