Fall 2009 Internet2 Member Meeting

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Steven Hurst

ORG AT&T Title BIO Steven Hurst Director, Security Services and Technology As Director of Security Services and Technology, Steve Hurst has dual responsibilities supporting Security Services product management and serving as technical lead in the Chief Security Office. He is responsible for helping to set strategy, building and managing AT&T's commercial Managed Security Services products and developing new security solutions based on best practices developed by AT&T's Chief Security Office. These security services offer best in class solutions for AT&T customers and include a broad spectrum of solutions necessary for customers to protect themselves in today's risk prone cyber environment. Steve has been with AT&T for over ten years, serving in product development, marketing, sales and technical pre-sales support roles. Most recently, as Director, Security Services and Technology, he acts as a conduit between the Chief Security Organization, AT&T Product Management organization and key customer contacts. Steve provides technical expertise to account teams developing complex security solutions for customers and leads a team that is developing or updating network embedded, premises-based, and endpoint security portfolios as well as developing and launching new innovative security solutions. In addition, he represents AT&T Security Services to key customers as a member of AT&T's international Regional Advisory Councils. Prior to his current role, Steve was personally involved in the development of two unique network-based security services; AT&T Internet Protect (used to identify the precursors of worm and virus outbreaks, and wide spread network flow events) and AT&T DDoS Defense (providing identification and mitigation of network flow attacks directed at customer servers while the traffic is still in the AT&T network core). He also was one of two technical consultants supporting AT&T security offers providing security expertise to AT&T account teams and customers on a global basis. The AT&T Managed Security Services product team provides a broad continuum of customer solutions and professional services in the areas of security and risk management, as well as disaster recovery to AT&T business customers. Steve holds degrees in Criminal Science, Communication and Theater, and Educational Media from Temple University in Philadelphia. He holds a Certified Information System Security Professional certification and is an active member of the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA). Steve resides in Pennsylvania with his wife and two children and is active in his local Boy Scouts of America troop and council.

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