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Global IT Security Manager, Nokia
As the global manager of Corporate IT Security Services at Nokia, Ben Carr manages security services and the international team responsible for them. Ben has worked in the IT security field for over 15 years; he has held roles in Sales Engineering, Product Management, IT/Security Management and Services Delivery for information security vendors, in addition to the telecommunications, financial, chemical and manufacturing sectors. His technical experience in information security & technology as well as experience with translating business needs into information security strategy and requirements, has provided him with the foundation required to help address emerging IT security risks related to content and data protection.
There is continued pressure in today’s corporate environment to do more with less, to reduce costs and to become more agile in order to meet rapidly changing business demands in a difficult global economy. Outsourcing IT Security services is often senior management’s response to these challenging times, so the question is not if it will happen, but rather when and how it will happen, if it hasn’t already. However, has anything really changed, though? What is the true impact of the decision to outsource IT Security services? When IT Security is outsourced, what are the hidden challenges? This session will be presented from the perspective an enterprise security manager who has first-hand knowledge of how outsourcing certain IT Security services can help meet the resource and costs pressures of an organization without compromising its IT Security posture.