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Vice President Marketing and Security Strategist

Top Layer Networks Inc

Direct Phone: (508) ***-****       

Top Layer Networks Inc

2400 Computer Drive

Westboro, Massachusetts 01581

United States

Company Description

Founded in 1997, Top Layer Networks (http://www.TopLayer.com) develops network intrusion detection and prevention solutions enabling enterprises worldwide to protect against cyber threats and scale their infrastructure to meet new, ever increasing securit ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Master Security Architect and Information Security Officer
Hewlett-Packard Company

Affiliations

President
True North Security inc

Member of Advisory Board
VPNcon

Education

BS
marketing
University of Southern New Hampshire

Web References (197 Total References)


The SC Magazine Podcast

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Ken Pappas, security strategist at Top Layer Networks, discusses DDoS attacks and why they've never gone away. http://podcasts.scmagazine.com/show/2_2009-08-14T02_34_19-07_00 http://podcasts.scmagazine.com/show/2_2009-08-14T02_34_19-07_00 Fri, 14 Aug 2009 00:00:00 +00:00 http://podcasts.scmagazine.com/show/2_2009-08-14T02_34_19-07_00 scmagazine.com scmagazine.com, podcast no Ken Pappas, security strategist at Top Layer Networks, discusses DDoS attacks and why they've never gone away.


News Archive - Press Releases

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Top Layer Networks Appoints Ken Pappas Vice President of Marketing and Security Strategist


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For example, consider the experience of Ken Pappas, vice president of marketing and security strategist for Top Layer Networks . He observed this hacking mentality firsthand when he recently took his son to college to start his freshman year. When they entered the dorm room, his son's new roommate was working on a computer.

"Obviously being interested in computers, I asked the student what he was working on. The kid replied that he was hacking into the finance office computer so he could mark his tuition account as paid," Pappas told TechNewsworld.
He sometimes hears similar tales from campus IT chiefs. They see the biggest spikes in hacking attempts occurring in the few weeks before classes start, he said.
"It's a nightmare. The new Web 2.0 apps are giving students more ways to get in," Pappas warned.
"Part of the challenge is [that] the kids in one school [will] take down the networks of other schools -- it's like having a snow day to them. Schools have become so dependent on technology to run the office and deliver instruction in the classroom. Taking down the networks is equivalent to removing the cash registers from Wal-Marts. Without the technology, people can't function," said Pappas.
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School IT managers should follow a four-step plan to combat the latest threats Web 2.0 brings to school networks, according to Pappas:


Web Filter for Enterprise

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For example, consider the experience of Ken Pappas, vice president of marketing and security strategist for Top Layer Networks . He observed this hacking mentality firsthand when he recently took his son to college to start his freshman year. When they entered the dorm room, his son's new roommate was working on a computer.

"Obviously being interested in computers, I asked the student what he was working on. The kid replied that he was hacking into the finance office computer so he could mark his tuition account as paid," Pappas told TechNewsworld.
He sometimes hears similar tales from campus IT chiefs. They see the biggest spikes in hacking attempts occurring in the few weeks before classes start, he said.
"It's a nightmare. The new Web 2.0 apps are giving students more ways to get in," Pappas warned.
"Part of the challenge is [that] the kids in one school [will] take down the networks of other schools -- it's like having a snow day to them. Schools have become so dependent on technology to run the office and deliver instruction in the classroom. Taking down the networks is equivalent to removing the cash registers from Wal-Marts. Without the technology, people can't function," said Pappas.
...
School IT managers should follow a four-step plan to combat the latest threats Web 2.0 brings to school networks, according to Pappas:


For example, consider the experience of ...

updateexpert.stbernard.com [cached]

For example, consider the experience of Ken Pappas, vice president of marketing and security strategist for Top Layer Networks . He observed this hacking mentality firsthand when he recently took his son to college to start his freshman year. When they entered the dorm room, his son's new roommate was working on a computer.

"Obviously being interested in computers, I asked the student what he was working on. The kid replied that he was hacking into the finance office computer so he could mark his tuition account as paid," Pappas told TechNewsworld.
He sometimes hears similar tales from campus IT chiefs. They see the biggest spikes in hacking attempts occurring in the few weeks before classes start, he said.
"It's a nightmare. The new Web 2.0 apps are giving students more ways to get in," Pappas warned.
"Part of the challenge is [that] the kids in one school [will] take down the networks of other schools -- it's like having a snow day to them. Schools have become so dependent on technology to run the office and deliver instruction in the classroom. Taking down the networks is equivalent to removing the cash registers from Wal-Marts. Without the technology, people can't function," said Pappas.
...
School IT managers should follow a four-step plan to combat the latest threats Web 2.0 brings to school networks, according to Pappas:

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