Symantec Gov Symposium

Aubrey Merchant-Dest

Federal Chief Technology Officer

Symantec

Aubrey has 33 years of experience in Network & Cybersecurity Systems Engineering with both Carrier (fixed and mobile) and Enterprise environments. He came to Symantec through acquisition of Solera Networks which specialized in incident response and forensics where he was the Federal SE Manager. Prior SE positions included Qosmos/ENEA, Ellacoya Networks, CloudShield, Springtide and iPolicy Networks with a focus on security, traffic engineering/management and network analytics. He has an in-depth and hands-on understanding of networking from layer 2 through 7. With a total of 12 years in Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) and derivative technologies, his key focus helping solve key issues related to network visibility/context, advancing workflow efficiency for cyber defenders through the fusion of network, application, user, and threat analytics. A key focus area is securing cloud adoption/migration. Aubrey is currently the Federal CTO at Symantec.

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Aubrey Merchant-Dest
Federal Chief Technology Officer
Symantec