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

Neal Mueller
Product Lead, Google

Website | @nealmueller

Neal Mueller is the product lead for Google Cloud Platform, where he focuses on security and BeyondCorp. Outside of Google, Neal is an adventurer. He has summitted Mount Everest unguided, sailed from Hawaii to San Francisco, swum the English Channel, and completed the first-ever row across the Arctic Ocean, for which he was awarded a Guinness World Record. Neal holds a BA from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, both with honors.


1:15pm–1:55pm Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Security usability
Location: Sutton South
Neal Mueller (Google), Max Saltonstall (Google)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 2 ratings)
Most companies today use some variation of the firewall or “fortress” model for perimeter security. This model assumes everything on the outside is dangerous and everything in the inside is safe and worked well when employees worked on desktop computers at the company HQ. Neal Mueller and Max Saltonstall offer an overview of Google’s BeyondCorp, a new model for today's dispersed BYOD workforce. Read more.