Amoroso is responsible for all areas of information security including planning, design, development, implementation, and operations support for AT&T’s extensive global network and communications. His twenty-five plus year career at AT&T began at Bell Laboratories, where he worked on securing the Unix operating system, as well as numerous federal government security initiatives. More recently, he has championed AT&T's network-based security strategy, centered around emerging in-the-cloud protection services such as Internet Protect and DDOS Defense.
Amoroso has authored numerous research papers and books on information security. He is an adjunct Professor of Computer Science at Stevens Institute of Technology and holds both a PhD and a Masters Degree in Computer Science.
"We are delighted to have Ed speaking at the Forum. He is one of the most well-known and recognized pioneers in the cyber security industry, overseeing one of the largest networks," commented Phil Gardner, IANS co-founder and CEO. “His insights and advice will help our attendees make the right strategic decisions to optimize their IT infrastructure against breaches.”
Amoroso joins a premier lineup of speakers including Marcus Ranum, Randy Sabett, Aaron Turner, Dave Shackleford, Diana Kelley, Ed Moyle, David Etue, Alex Hutton, Kevin Johnson, and Hart Rossman.
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