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

Harry Sverdlove
CTO and Founder, Edgewise Networks


Harry Sverdlove is founder and chief technology officer at Edgewise Networks, a cybersecurity startup that is transforming the way the industry approaches network security in the cloud and data center by stopping the progression of network-borne threats. Harry has been building and leading technology solutions for 25 years. Previously, he was CTO at Carbon Black (formerly Bit9), where he led the technical and strategic vision and helped establish Carbon Black as a major player in endpoint security; principal research scientist at McAfee, where he was responsible for the architecture of the company’s web safety rating engine; and chief scientist at SiteAdvisor (acquired by McAfee). He is frequently quoted as an expert on cybersecurity in leading media outlets such as the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, CNN, and CNBC as well as trade and vertical market publications. Harry holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


2:50pm–3:50pm Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Location: MTE (Table 1)
Harry Sverdlove (Edgewise Networks)
Stop by and chat with Harry about zero-trust networking and network security in an age of dynamic and inherently untrustworthy networks. Read more.
11:20am–12:00pm Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Tools and processes
Location: Sutton North
Harry Sverdlove (Edgewise Networks)
In today's world of dynamic computing environments and advanced threats, the axiom "trust but verify" is not an effective strategy. The zero-trust model forces you to rethink the way you secure your networks. Harry Sverdlove breaks down zero-trust networking into simple principles that can be applied to any organization to both improve your security posture and simplify its management. Read more.