Build Better Defenses
October 29–30, 2017: Training
October 30–November 1, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Cynthia Thomas

Cynthia Thomas
Systems Engineer, Midokura

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Cynthia Thomas is a member of the systems engineering team at Midokura, where she focuses on emerging technologies in network virtualization to address evolving application requirements. Cynthia’s background in networking hardware spans from telecommunications to data center, campus, and enterprise solutions. Cynthia holds an MSc in engineering from Queen’s University as well as a number of professional certifications, including Alcatel-Lucent Network Routing Specialist II (NRS II), Brocade Certified Ethernet Fabric Professional (BCEFP), Brocade Certified IP Network Professional (BCNP), and VMware Technical Sales Professional (VTSP) 5.


1:30pm–5:00pm Monday, October 30, 2017
Tools and processes
Location: Sutton North
John Studarus (JHL Consulting), Cynthia Thomas (Midokura)
John Studarus and Cynthia Thomas demonstrate how to service-chain traffic through multiple security functions using virtualization and software-defined networking (SDN). John and Cynthia walk you through configuring and modifying layer 2 service chains with open source cloud security tools to monitor and block malicious traffic originating from a network of virtual machines. Read more.