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Small and midsize businesses (SMB) are the most vulnerable to today’s cyber-attacks. With little to no IT staffing, budget, or cyber-security expertise, nor the right solutions in place, it’s no wonder SMBs fell victim to a majority of successful data breaches and ransomware attacks in 2017.
So, what does the opportunity look like for MSPs?
In this educational webcast, join regular Channel Futures contributor, Nick Cavalancia, and AlienVault’s Sacha Dawes and Mike LaPeters as they discuss:
- The reality of SMBs staying ahead of attacks
- What needs to be a part your security service offering
- What it takes to go from MSP to MSSP
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Nick Cavalancia, Contributing Speaker, Informa
Nick Cavalancia has nearly 20 years of enterprise IT experience, is an accomplished consultant, speaker, trainer, writer, and columnist and has achieved industry certifications including MCSE, MCT, Master CNE and Master CNI. He has authored, co-authored and contributed to over a dozen books on Microsoft technologies. Nick regularly speaks, writes and blogs for some of the most recognized tech companies today on a variety of topics. Follow Nick on Twitter @nickcavalancia or @Techvangelism.
Sacha Dawes, Principal Product Marketing Manager, AlienVault
Sacha Dawes joined AlienVault in Feb 2017, where he is responsible for the technical marketing of the AlienVault Unified Security Management (USM) family of solutions. He brings multiple years of experience from product management, product marketing and business management roles at Microsoft, NetIQ, Gemalto and Schlumberger where he has delivered both SaaS-delivered and boxed-product solutions that address the IT security, identity and management space. Originally from the UK, Sacha lives in Austin, TX.
Mike LaPeters, Vice President, Global Channels, AlienVault
Mike LaPeters joined AlienVault in 2015 to lead the North American Channel initiative, after 4 months he was asked to assume worldwide responsibility for the AlienVault channel team. Mike brings with him over 20 years of experience in building and leading sales and marketing organizations and channels for security, storage and infrastructure software products, most recently as VP of Sales/Marketing for the Cloudtools/Virtual Bridges organization (Both acquired in January 2015). Previously he has held the position of vice president of worldwide sales for VeloBit (Acquired by HGST, a Western Digital Company), vice president of North American sales for AVG Technologies, with overall responsibility for the company’s SMB business also CA Technologies, where he was vice president of channels and drove close to $100M in annual recovery management revenue through a channel of 3,300 partners. He also served as vice president of worldwide sales for Winternals (acquired by Microsoft) and held roles at VERITAS, Seagate Software and Arcada.