Carolyn Crandall currently holds the dual roles of Chief Deception Officer and CMO at Attivo Networks.
She is a high-impact technology executive with over 30 years of experience building new markets and successful enterprise infrastructure companies such as Cisco, Juniper Networks, Nimble Storage, Riverbed, and Seagate. Her current focus is on breach risk mitigation by teaching organizations how to shift from a prevention-based cybersecurity infrastructure to one of an active security defense based on cyber deception.
Carolyn is an active evangelist, blogger, byline contributor, author, speaker on industry trends and security innovation, and mentor for women. She has spoken at industry events around the world, been a guest on Fox News, been profiled by the San Jose Mercury News, and received many industry recognitions including Top 25 Women in Cybersecurity 2019 by Cyber Defense Magazine, Reboot Leadership Honoree (CIO/C-Suite) 2018 by SC Media, Marketing Hall of Femme Honoree 2018 by DMN, Business Woman of the Year 2018 by CEO Today Magazine, Cyber Security Marketer of the Year 2020 by CyberDojo (RSA), and for 9 years a Power Woman by Everything Channel (CRN). Additionally, Carolyn serves as an Advisory Board Member for the Santa Clara University Executive MBA program and in 2019 co-authored the book, Deception-based Threat Detection, Shifting Power to the Defenders.
Read the inspirational Q&A with Carolyn here.