Derek Gabbard leads Stratascale’s Cybersecurity business unit that includes technology practices and implementation teams. He has over 25 years of experience in information technology, networking, and cybersecurity. Throughout his career, Derek has focused on building teams and companies in emerging market areas, covering a broad set of segments, including risk and compliance, cyber threat intelligence, security analytics and reporting, and most recently, converged network and security services, also known as Secure Access Service Edge (SASE)
Derek co-founded and served as CEO of Lookingglass Cyber as well as FourV Systems, which he led through its acquisition by OPAQ in March 2018.
Software as a Service (SaaS) is now practically the norm for several key workloads and applications. And everyone expects outstanding performance, no matter when or where they log in.
The time to change course is now… Adopting CISA’s convergence model — the formal collaboration between previously disjointed security functions — is a great starting place.