Research Director, Security Products
Rob Ayoub is a research director in IDC's security products program. In this role he provides thought leadership and guidance for clients on a wide range of security products ranging from traditional network security products such as firewall, IPS and UTM to emerging products designed to protect the cloud and the Internet of Things (IoT). Rob is also responsible for research and analysis around a wide range of evolving security markets, including forensics and security and vulnerability management.
Rob has extensive experience in the security industry, with more than 10 years as an industry analyst and several years in solutions marketing for a security vendor. He is actively involved in industry initiatives and education in his community - including ISSA and CyberPatriot.
Monday, September 25
3:15 PM – 4:15 PM
Tuesday, September 26
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM