Scaling Network Security for LTE: A Multi-Layer Approach

Sponsored by: F5
Date: Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Time: 2:00 pm ET

Service providers know they need to protect the network, maintain user privacy and stability, and manage billions of sessions without costs spiraling out of control and without affecting LTE enrolment plans. In this webinar, Patrick Donegan, Senior Analyst at Heavy Reading, and Leonid Burakovsky, Senior Director of Strategic Solutions at F5, will outline the new challenges introduced by LTE, specifically new security threats in the service provider network. They will address the importance of implementing a dynamic, multi-layered security approach that makes use of virtualization, service chaining, and Diameter signaling platforms. In this webinar you will learn:  

  • How to keep pace with data traffic and signaling growth without compromising your network security
  • How to leverage virtualization, service chaining and Diameter signaling platforms in your security approach
  • Hot to manage the impact of new security vunerabilities on your network

About the Speakers

Patrick Donegan,  Senior Analyst-Wireless Data Networks & Backhaul, Heavy Reading

PatrickPatrick has more than 20 years' experience as a telecom analyst and strategist. His coverage areas at Heavy Reading include mobile backhaul networks and mobile network security. He also authors Heavy Reading's Ethernet Backhaul Market Tracker. Patrick chairs Light Reading's Mobile Network Security Strategies conference series and is co-chair of Light Reading's Backhaul Strategies for Mobile Operators conference series. Patrick joined Heavy Reading in 2005 after five years at Nortel Networks, where he was a senior manager of strategic planning for the company's wireless business – spanning GSM, CDMA, UMTS, WiMax, and other wireless technologies. Prior to Nortel, he spent two years in business research for Motorola's Corporate Strategy Office in EMEA and two years as a wireless analyst for the Yankee Group. As a journalist, he was deputy editor of Public Network Europe from 1990-1995 and editor of Mobile Communications International from 1995-1997. Patrick holds a B.A. in industrial relations and politics from the University of Kent at Canterbury. He is based in the U.K.

Leonid Burakovsky, Senior Director of Strategic Solutions, F5 Networks

Leonid-BurakovskyLeonid Burakovsky currently serves as F5 Networks Senior Director of Strategic Solutions. Prior to this role he served as Juniper Network Strategic Alliances CTO with focus on security solutions. He is regularly asked to present at MWC, NGMN Forum, 4G, CTIA, IEEE, Mobile Network Security Strategies, BroadbandForum, and WiMax conferences, to name a few. Before joining Juniper Networks in 2004, Leonid worked at Airslide, Bezeq Int, ECI, Alcatel, and the Center for Communication Research. He has more than 28 years of industry experience and holds a BA and MA in information systems engineering.


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