2011 Data Breach Investigations Report Open House
Learn from the mistakes of others
Prepare your organization to combat security risks
Date: Wednesday, July 27
Time: 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm PST
Address: 675 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94301
Tippett, Vice President, Verizon Business' Industry Solutions and Security
Practices, in Palo Alto to hear him discuss the
findings of the 2011 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR).
informative session will provide insight and clear recommendations to help
you face security threats head-on.
also thrilled to welcome the contributions (in data and expertise) of the
United States Secret Service (USSS) and the Dutch National High Tech Crime
Unit (NHTCU). Through this cooperative effort, we had the privilege and
challenge of examining more than 700 new incidents of compromised data.
look forward to seeing you. Please feel free to contact me with any questions
you may have about the event.
Senior Consultant, Field Marketing Verizon Business
Tippett, Ph.D., M.D.
Solutions and Security Practices
Tippett is vice president of Verizon Business’ industry solutions and
security practices. In this role, he leads a team of industry experts that
develop solutions for the education, energy and utilities, financial
services, government, health care retail and other vertical markets. He is
also responsible for the company’s extensive portfolio of security
solutions. Tippett serves as Verizon’s chief medical officer and is the
chief scientist of ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon that tests
and certifies products.
his prior role, Tippett was vice president of technology and innovation for
Verizon Business. He took up this role following the 2007 acquisition of
managed security services leader Cybertrust. He has also served as chairman
of MD-IT, a rapidly growing health care information technology company, since
Cybertrust, Tippett was the chief executive officer of NCSA, then ICSA Labs,
and was chairman of TruSecure, the largest private U.S. security services
company. In the early 1990s, he directed the Enterprise and Security
products group at Symantec. Prior to that, he worked in software development
and is widely credited with creating the first commercial anti-virus product
that later became Norton AntiVirus.
in his IT career, as founder and chief executive officer of software company
Certus International, Tippett pioneered and commercialized a string of
now-common technologies, including what is now called the “rescue disk,” code
signing, trusted file execution, anomaly detection, and aspects of mail merge
and the “un-do” command. He also created and sold the first cyber insurance
to enterprises. Before the first PC was marketed, during the early 1980s, Tippett
ran one of the largest open source, or shareware, bulletin boards.
served on the President’s Information Technology Advisory Committee
(2003-2005) to guide U.S. efforts in health care IT, information security and
computational sciences research. InfoWorld recognized Tippett as one
of the 25 most influential chief technology officers for 2002. He also won
the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award. Tippett is frequently
quoted and has written many articles and papers on, enterprise information
technology, health IT and information security. He was the publisher of Information
Security Magazine for its first six years.
holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from Kalamazoo College, and a MD and PhD
in biochemistry from Case Western Reserve University. He is board certified
in internal medicine.