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One Mic Stand: Ivan Shefrin of Comcast

Interview by Jonathan Kersting

One Mic Stand

Ivan Shefrin is the Executive Director for Comcast Business Managed Security Services. He is a hands-on cyber security leader with 25-years of experience partnering with enterprise and communication service providers to anticipate and capitalize on disruptive technology trends, transform IT architectures, and generate new forms of value from the convergence of cloud and network security, data analytics, and automated threat response. His work at Comcast Business includes Distributed Denial of Service Mitigation, Managed Detection and Response, and hosted security services. 

In this episode, Ivan will detail:

  • How the ongoing pandemic has impacted businesses and cybersecurity?
  •  A few best practices businesses should keep in mind to protect themselves?
  • End point users are often the most common source of data breaches. Ivan details what steps companies can take to ensure protection?
  • While it sounds simple, stronger passwords and authentication can help keep cybercriminals locked out. Ivan has a few tips businesses can keep in mind.
  • Phishing remains one of the most common forms of cybercrime and among the biggest threats to organizations today. Learn how can businesses spot phishing scams.
  • The rise in remote work has also led to an increase in cybersecurity threats and attacks. Discover what security solutions are available to help protect employees?