Christofer Hoff is Unisys Corporation's chief architect of security innovation. Reporting to the VP of Worldwide Innovation, he collaborates closely with Unisys sales, marketing, the CTO office, Security Pillar for Strategic Program Office (SPO) and key Unisys business unit leaders around the world. Hoff proactively develops strategies for innovation and success as well as unlocking maximum value for the corporation and customers in the area of information security, survivability and assurance.
Prior to Unisys, Hoff served as Crossbeam Systems' chief security strategist, responsible for the company's overall security strategy and product management efforts. Prior to joining Crossbeam, Hoff served as the chief information security officer and director of Enterprise Security Services for WesCorp, a $25 Billion Financial Services Cooperative and used his expertise gained as founder and CTO of a national security consulting company which provided services to the Fortune 500 and service provider customers. He is a featured speaker at numerous information security events, holds several security credentials and is an accomplished and accredited technical instructor. He blogs at Rational Survivability.
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Contributions from Christofer Hoff
- Can enterprises place too much emphasis on security regulatory compliance?
- What are the best data leakage prevention strategies for my clients?
- How will the planned changes in PCI-DSS affect the channel?
- What is the future of antivirus or antimalware software?
- What accounts for the trend toward SMB security?
- Where do I start in discussing virtual security with my customers?
- Why is it important to use security metrics with my clients?
- What does the future hold for network access control products?
- How can service providers help with IT risk management?
- How do I determine the right number of security vendor partners?
- What should I know about green security?
- How do I help clients with end-user security policies?
- When is security hardware and software mature enough for my clients?
- Is open source security software best for my clients?
- How should VARs sell the new firewall technology?
- Is unified threat management viable for large enterprises?
- What are considerations for VARs offering managed security services?
- What event management tools are available for SMBs?
- How will outsourced Software as a Service affect security VARs?