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Tuesday, October 3, 2017
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM CDT

Scheduled Executive Meetings

Bryman Beeman A / Bryman Beeman B / Cockrell / McMillian
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM CDT

Reception Desk

Reunion Foyer
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CDT

Welcome Reception

Reunion Foyer
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM CDT

Breakfast and Tech Expo

Breakfast (Reunion F) / Technology Showcase (Reunion Foyer)
8:30 AM - 8:45 AM CDT
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM CDT

The Changing Face of Service Provider Security

Service Providers are dealing with unprecedented industry transformation. Customer expectations are changing and as they do, business models are being adapted to serve them. Security is at the center of much of this change as access to data continues to expand and with it, the attack service and sophistication of attackers. This keynote will focus on the current and future role of security in this environment.

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9:15 AM - 9:40 AM CDT

Securing the Future of the Digital Economy

The effects of digital transformation are being felt by enterprise organizations and Service Providers. While digital transformation can revitalize organizations, and create new business models and opportunities, it can also be the first step to the downfall of an organization. This session will focus on the cybersecurity aspects
of digital transformation and touch on Fortinet’s recommendations to avoid cybersecurity pitfalls.

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9:40 AM - 10:05 AM CDT

Making the Transition to Security on Demand

Service Providers are embracing the opportunities and challenges of delivering services, including security on demand. Hear from Verizon, an industry leader how their organization is converting strategy to reality in this customer-led discussion.

Show details Hide details
10:05 AM - 10:30 AM CDT

Building a Foundation for Success with Standards and Interoperability

Interoperability may be one of the biggest impediments to widespread adoption of software defined networks. An important step in ensuring the success of new network investment is a common framework for network design, operation and service delivery. This session will focus on work being done to define standards in today's emerging networks.

Show details Hide details
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM CDT

Coffee Break and Tech Expo

Reunion Foyer

Visit Ziften, Bradford Networks, Verisign and Fortinet Technology Kiosks: Fortinet Security Fabric, Security Operation, Carrier Grade Solutions, SD-WAN & Virtual CPE, Service Automation.

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11:00 AM - 11:25 AM CDT

The State of Service Provider Security

Security continues to be a focus of investment for all types of service providers. Driven by changing customer expectations and evolving business models, the need for security is common but implementation varies. This presentation will look at the current models for the application of security in service provider environments.

Show details Hide details
11:25 AM - 11:50 AM CDT

Network Segmentation and Virtualization as Building Blocks for a New Kind of Security

Service Providers have typically built security capability largely on security monitoring and device management. As markets and networks evolve, new and effective strategies are required for continued success. This session addresses the use of network segmentation and virtualization as a mature security strategy for digital transformation.

Show details Hide details
11:50 AM - 12:15 PM CDT

Security in the Era of Cloud

Cloud Computing is forcing Service Providers to rethink network design and service delivery while maintaining security has emerged as a key enabler of today’s hybrid model. This discussion will focus on the unique challenges that the cloud model poses to maintaining effective cybersecurity.

Show details Hide details
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM CDT

Lunch and Technology Showcase

Lunch (Reunion F) / Technology Showcase (Reunion Foyer)

Visit Ziften, Bradford Networks, Verisign, and Fortinet Technology Kiosks: Fortinet Security Fabric, Security Operation, Carrier Grade Solutions, SD-WAN & Virtual CPE, Service Automation

Show details Hide details
1:30 PM - 1:55 PM CDT

Ready for Prime Time: How Expert Systems with Deep Learning are Changing the Face of Security

Artificial Intelligence techniques are finding plenty of use in the security space. This session will focus on the application of expert systems to real service provider security challenges and the effectiveness of current approaches.

Show details Hide details
1:55 PM - 2:20 PM CDT

Enabling End-to-End Security for Value-added IoT Services

The Internet of Things (IoT) continues to dominate events, headlines, and column inches. This session will focus on the potential opportunity that IoT presents to Service Providers and how to ensure that the IoT bonanza doesn't turn into a fiasco.

Show details Hide details
2:20 PM - 2:45 PM CDT

Hunting the Hunters: Fighting Cyber Crime at the Source

The hacker and his target are at opposite ends of the risk/reward spectrum with the hacker enjoying high potential reward and very little risk. To even the score, cybersecurity companies need to up their game and take the fight to the hacker. This session will focus on some of the key malware that is currently in circulation and what Fortinet is doing to counter these and future threats.

Show details Hide details
2:45 PM - 3:05 PM CDT

Coffee Break and Tech Expo

Reunion Foyer

Ziften, Bradford Networks, Verisign and Fortinet Technology Kiosks: Fortinet Security Fabric, Security Operation, Carrier Grade Solutions, SD-WAN & Virtual CPE, Service Automation.

Show details Hide details
3:05 PM - 3:50 PM CDT

A Solutions Approach to Leveraging Opportunities in the Rapidly Growing Managed Security Services Market

Organizations of all sizes are facing a daunting and ever-evolving threat landscape in their efforts to manage security, performance and compliance needs. Coupled with a continued lack of skilled personnel to manage in this environment, many are looking for solutions outside of their organization. This is why many business analysts are predicting a double-digit billion dollar Managed Security Services market in the next 3 years. In this session, we will explore how to take advantage of this market growth and the tools you will need to excel.

Show details Hide details

Service Automation and Orchestration for MSSPs

Self-service and service automation are key enablers in the MSSP journey towards a larger set of security and value-add services within Enterprise ICT ecosystems and more efficient service operations. This session will present the different ways Fortinet facilitates and empowers MSSP’s service automation.

Show details Hide details

Advanced Threat Protection as a Service: The Technologies Behind the Promise

The verdict is in - from customers, analysts and security experts- Sandboxing is a critical technology to deal with today’s advanced threats. However, no single technology or stand-alone solution will be able to stop every attack across the entire attack surface. Instead, a range of security components (often from multiple vendors) must be integrated into a seamless security infrastructure. While daunting for individual customers, this requirement is a perfect fit for expert MSSPs who can provide Advanced Threat Protection services to their customers.

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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM CDT

SD-WAN: The Future of Last Mile Connectivity?

SD-WAN is perceived by many as the next new innovation in connectivity. This session will explore capabilities, tradeoffs, security considerations and use cases that make the most sense for SD-WAN based implementations.

Show details Hide details

4G to 5G Transition: Security Challenges and Opportunities

The 4G to 5G transition presents security challenges, related to both internal 5G infrastructure and technologies AND use cases and services enabled by 5G. This discussion will review some of these challenges and will encourage audience participation.

Show details Hide details

Pragmatic Approach to Virtualizing CSP Network and Security Services

Virtualized security is an essential capability in today's Hybrid network environments. This session will explore the range of capabilities, performance requirements, deployment scenarios and licensing options that can be combined to meet the needs of today's mobile, MSSP and Cloud Provider networks.

Show details Hide details
5:00 PM - 6:15 PM CDT

Reception and Tech Expo

Reunion Foyer

Enjoy light hors d'oeuvres while mingling Ziften, Bradford Networks, Verisign and Fortinet. Learn about Fortinet Security Fabric, Security Operation, Carrier Grade Solutions, SD-WAN & Virtual CPE, Service Automation the TechExpo.

Show details Hide details
6:15 PM - 10:30 PM CDT

AT&T Stadium VIP Tour and Dinner

AT&T Stadium

Buses will depart the Hyatt Regency at 6:15 PM, en route to the home of the Dallas Cowboys: AT&T Stadium!

Our evening will begin with a tempting reception in the DraftKing Fantasy Sports Lounge, followed by a VIP Tour of the AT&T Stadium, Home of the Dallas Cowboys and dinner.

Enjoy our appreciation event in the world's largest domed structure!

Buses will load at 10:15 PM and depart the Stadium at 10:30 PM.

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Thursday, October 5, 2017
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM CDT

Breakfast and Tech Expo

Breakfast (Reunion F) / Technology Showcase (Reunion Foyer)

Ziften, Bradford Networks, Verisign and Fortinet Technology Kiosks: Fortinet Security Fabric, Security Operation, Carrier Grade Solutions, SD-WAN & Virtual CPE, Service Automation

Show details Hide details
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM CDT

Analyst Keynote: Imagining a New Service Provider Security Paradigm

Security is playing an increasingly important role in digital transformation. This keynote will explore the nature of the changes and the implications for service providers and the customers they serve.

Show details Hide details
9:15 AM - 9:40 AM CDT

Looking Ahead: Development for Today’s and Tomorrow’s Objectives

In light of changing business needs and trends, and the cyber threats that accompany them, the only way a company can succeed is through continuous product development. This session will look at Fortinet’s key product developments that support the service provider’s business needs.

Show details Hide details
9:40 AM - 10:25 AM CDT

Panel: Security as an Enabler of Service Provider Network Transformation

Moderated Panel Discussion focused on the security agenda and priorities of SP segment. Panelists from IBM, Leidos, Accenture, Verizon.

Show details Hide details
10:25 AM - 10:45 AM CDT

Coffee Break & Tech Expo

Reunion Foyer

Ziften, Bradford Networks, Verisign and Fortinet Technology Kiosks: Fortinet Security Fabric, Security Operation, Carrier Grade Solutions, SD-WAN & Virtual CPE, Service Automation.

Show details Hide details
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM CDT

Leveraging the Fortinet Security Fabric for Multi-vendor Integration

The pace of change in technology and the threat landscape unintentionally work together to increase the degree of difficulty in securing networks. This session will focus on how a collaborative and holistic approach can work against both of these powerful forces.

Show details Hide details
11:15 AM - 11:40 AM CDT

Leveraging the Security Fabric for Visibility and Control of Any Asset

By integrating Systems and Security Operations (SysSecOps) into Fortinet’s Security Fabric, Service Providers can offer customers a more reliable, safe, and secure operating environment. In this session, you will learn about the benefits of Fortinet’s Security Fabric for both customers and partners and the key areas of integration between Ziften and Fortinet’s Security Fabric.

Show details Hide details
11:40 AM - 12:05 PM CDT

Threat Intelligence: I’m the One Who Does the Knocking

The role of threat intelligence at the product level is well known and accepted. But can threat intelligence play a larger role? This session will focus on the advantages of FortiGuard as part of a Service Provider's larger cybersecurity strategy.

Show details Hide details
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM CDT
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM CDT

Executive 1:1 Appointments

Bryman Beeman A / Bryman Beeman B
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM CDT

Scheduled Executive Meetings

Bryman Beeman A / Bryman Beeman B / Cockrell / McMillian
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM CDT

Reception Desk

Reunion Foyer
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CDT

Welcome Reception

Reunion Foyer
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM CDT

Breakfast and Tech Expo

Breakfast (Reunion F) / Technology Showcase (Reunion Foyer)
8:30 AM - 8:45 AM CDT
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM CDT

The Changing Face of Service Provider Security

Service Providers are dealing with unprecedented industry transformation. Customer expectations are changing and as they do, business models are being adapted to serve them. Security is at the center of much of this change as access to data continues to expand and with it, the attack service and sophistication of attackers. This keynote will focus on the current and future role of security in this environment.

Show details Hide details
9:15 AM - 9:40 AM CDT

Securing the Future of the Digital Economy

The effects of digital transformation are being felt by enterprise organizations and Service Providers. While digital transformation can revitalize organizations, and create new business models and opportunities, it can also be the first step to the downfall of an organization. This session will focus on the cybersecurity aspects
of digital transformation and touch on Fortinet’s recommendations to avoid cybersecurity pitfalls.

Show details Hide details
9:40 AM - 10:05 AM CDT

Making the Transition to Security on Demand

Service Providers are embracing the opportunities and challenges of delivering services, including security on demand. Hear from Verizon, an industry leader how their organization is converting strategy to reality in this customer-led discussion.

Show details Hide details
10:05 AM - 10:30 AM CDT

Building a Foundation for Success with Standards and Interoperability

Interoperability may be one of the biggest impediments to widespread adoption of software defined networks. An important step in ensuring the success of new network investment is a common framework for network design, operation and service delivery. This session will focus on work being done to define standards in today's emerging networks.

Show details Hide details
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM CDT

Coffee Break and Tech Expo

Reunion Foyer

Visit Ziften, Bradford Networks, Verisign and Fortinet Technology Kiosks: Fortinet Security Fabric, Security Operation, Carrier Grade Solutions, SD-WAN & Virtual CPE, Service Automation.

Show details Hide details
11:00 AM - 11:25 AM CDT

The State of Service Provider Security

Security continues to be a focus of investment for all types of service providers. Driven by changing customer expectations and evolving business models, the need for security is common but implementation varies. This presentation will look at the current models for the application of security in service provider environments.

Show details Hide details
11:25 AM - 11:50 AM CDT

Network Segmentation and Virtualization as Building Blocks for a New Kind of Security

Service Providers have typically built security capability largely on security monitoring and device management. As markets and networks evolve, new and effective strategies are required for continued success. This session addresses the use of network segmentation and virtualization as a mature security strategy for digital transformation.

Show details Hide details
11:50 AM - 12:15 PM CDT

Security in the Era of Cloud

Cloud Computing is forcing Service Providers to rethink network design and service delivery while maintaining security has emerged as a key enabler of today’s hybrid model. This discussion will focus on the unique challenges that the cloud model poses to maintaining effective cybersecurity.

Show details Hide details
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM CDT

Lunch and Technology Showcase

Lunch (Reunion F) / Technology Showcase (Reunion Foyer)

Visit Ziften, Bradford Networks, Verisign, and Fortinet Technology Kiosks: Fortinet Security Fabric, Security Operation, Carrier Grade Solutions, SD-WAN & Virtual CPE, Service Automation

Show details Hide details
1:30 PM - 1:55 PM CDT

Ready for Prime Time: How Expert Systems with Deep Learning are Changing the Face of Security

Artificial Intelligence techniques are finding plenty of use in the security space. This session will focus on the application of expert systems to real service provider security challenges and the effectiveness of current approaches.

Show details Hide details
1:55 PM - 2:20 PM CDT

Enabling End-to-End Security for Value-added IoT Services

The Internet of Things (IoT) continues to dominate events, headlines, and column inches. This session will focus on the potential opportunity that IoT presents to Service Providers and how to ensure that the IoT bonanza doesn't turn into a fiasco.

Show details Hide details
2:20 PM - 2:45 PM CDT

Hunting the Hunters: Fighting Cyber Crime at the Source

The hacker and his target are at opposite ends of the risk/reward spectrum with the hacker enjoying high potential reward and very little risk. To even the score, cybersecurity companies need to up their game and take the fight to the hacker. This session will focus on some of the key malware that is currently in circulation and what Fortinet is doing to counter these and future threats.

Show details Hide details
2:45 PM - 3:05 PM CDT

Coffee Break and Tech Expo

Reunion Foyer

Ziften, Bradford Networks, Verisign and Fortinet Technology Kiosks: Fortinet Security Fabric, Security Operation, Carrier Grade Solutions, SD-WAN & Virtual CPE, Service Automation.

Show details Hide details
3:05 PM - 3:50 PM CDT

A Solutions Approach to Leveraging Opportunities in the Rapidly Growing Managed Security Services Market

Organizations of all sizes are facing a daunting and ever-evolving threat landscape in their efforts to manage security, performance and compliance needs. Coupled with a continued lack of skilled personnel to manage in this environment, many are looking for solutions outside of their organization. This is why many business analysts are predicting a double-digit billion dollar Managed Security Services market in the next 3 years. In this session, we will explore how to take advantage of this market growth and the tools you will need to excel.

Show details Hide details

Service Automation and Orchestration for MSSPs

Self-service and service automation are key enablers in the MSSP journey towards a larger set of security and value-add services within Enterprise ICT ecosystems and more efficient service operations. This session will present the different ways Fortinet facilitates and empowers MSSP’s service automation.

Show details Hide details

Advanced Threat Protection as a Service: The Technologies Behind the Promise

The verdict is in - from customers, analysts and security experts- Sandboxing is a critical technology to deal with today’s advanced threats. However, no single technology or stand-alone solution will be able to stop every attack across the entire attack surface. Instead, a range of security components (often from multiple vendors) must be integrated into a seamless security infrastructure. While daunting for individual customers, this requirement is a perfect fit for expert MSSPs who can provide Advanced Threat Protection services to their customers.

Show details Hide details
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM CDT

SD-WAN: The Future of Last Mile Connectivity?

SD-WAN is perceived by many as the next new innovation in connectivity. This session will explore capabilities, tradeoffs, security considerations and use cases that make the most sense for SD-WAN based implementations.

Show details Hide details

4G to 5G Transition: Security Challenges and Opportunities

The 4G to 5G transition presents security challenges, related to both internal 5G infrastructure and technologies AND use cases and services enabled by 5G. This discussion will review some of these challenges and will encourage audience participation.

Show details Hide details

Pragmatic Approach to Virtualizing CSP Network and Security Services

Virtualized security is an essential capability in today's Hybrid network environments. This session will explore the range of capabilities, performance requirements, deployment scenarios and licensing options that can be combined to meet the needs of today's mobile, MSSP and Cloud Provider networks.

Show details Hide details
5:00 PM - 6:15 PM CDT

Reception and Tech Expo

Reunion Foyer

Enjoy light hors d'oeuvres while mingling Ziften, Bradford Networks, Verisign and Fortinet. Learn about Fortinet Security Fabric, Security Operation, Carrier Grade Solutions, SD-WAN & Virtual CPE, Service Automation the TechExpo.

Show details Hide details
6:15 PM - 10:30 PM CDT

AT&T Stadium VIP Tour and Dinner

AT&T Stadium

Buses will depart the Hyatt Regency at 6:15 PM, en route to the home of the Dallas Cowboys: AT&T Stadium!

Our evening will begin with a tempting reception in the DraftKing Fantasy Sports Lounge, followed by a VIP Tour of the AT&T Stadium, Home of the Dallas Cowboys and dinner.

Enjoy our appreciation event in the world's largest domed structure!

Buses will load at 10:15 PM and depart the Stadium at 10:30 PM.

Show details Hide details
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM CDT

Breakfast and Tech Expo

Breakfast (Reunion F) / Technology Showcase (Reunion Foyer)

Ziften, Bradford Networks, Verisign and Fortinet Technology Kiosks: Fortinet Security Fabric, Security Operation, Carrier Grade Solutions, SD-WAN & Virtual CPE, Service Automation

Show details Hide details
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM CDT

Analyst Keynote: Imagining a New Service Provider Security Paradigm

Security is playing an increasingly important role in digital transformation. This keynote will explore the nature of the changes and the implications for service providers and the customers they serve.

Show details Hide details
9:15 AM - 9:40 AM CDT

Looking Ahead: Development for Today’s and Tomorrow’s Objectives

In light of changing business needs and trends, and the cyber threats that accompany them, the only way a company can succeed is through continuous product development. This session will look at Fortinet’s key product developments that support the service provider’s business needs.

Show details Hide details
9:40 AM - 10:25 AM CDT

Panel: Security as an Enabler of Service Provider Network Transformation

Moderated Panel Discussion focused on the security agenda and priorities of SP segment. Panelists from IBM, Leidos, Accenture, Verizon.

Show details Hide details
10:25 AM - 10:45 AM CDT

Coffee Break & Tech Expo

Reunion Foyer

Ziften, Bradford Networks, Verisign and Fortinet Technology Kiosks: Fortinet Security Fabric, Security Operation, Carrier Grade Solutions, SD-WAN & Virtual CPE, Service Automation.

Show details Hide details
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM CDT

Leveraging the Fortinet Security Fabric for Multi-vendor Integration

The pace of change in technology and the threat landscape unintentionally work together to increase the degree of difficulty in securing networks. This session will focus on how a collaborative and holistic approach can work against both of these powerful forces.

Show details Hide details
11:15 AM - 11:40 AM CDT

Leveraging the Security Fabric for Visibility and Control of Any Asset

By integrating Systems and Security Operations (SysSecOps) into Fortinet’s Security Fabric, Service Providers can offer customers a more reliable, safe, and secure operating environment. In this session, you will learn about the benefits of Fortinet’s Security Fabric for both customers and partners and the key areas of integration between Ziften and Fortinet’s Security Fabric.

Show details Hide details
11:40 AM - 12:05 PM CDT

Threat Intelligence: I’m the One Who Does the Knocking

The role of threat intelligence at the product level is well known and accepted. But can threat intelligence play a larger role? This session will focus on the advantages of FortiGuard as part of a Service Provider's larger cybersecurity strategy.

Show details Hide details
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM CDT
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM CDT

Executive 1:1 Appointments

Bryman Beeman A / Bryman Beeman B