Protect Your Emails from Cyber Attacks with Mimecast

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Over 90% of all cyber attacks start with a phishing email to an unsuspecting victim. As cyber criminal techniques become more sophisticated, how can businesses keep their communication channels safe? On this episode, David Raissipour, Chief Technology and Product Officer at the cloud-based cybersecurity company Mimecast, discusses the importance of cyber protection education and shares how his engineering team innovates to give businesses the upper hand over cyber threats.

Tune in to learn:

  • The importance of cybersecurity education (07:11)
  • How Mimecast innovates for new kinds of cyber crime (13:56)
  • How the current economy is impacting the cybersecurity industry (28:01)
  • The demand for cybersecurity jobs (33:20)


About the Guest:

BIO: David joined Mimecast in 2021 as Chief Technology & Product Officer (CTPO). He will bring together Mimecast’s product management and engineering organizations into one fully integrated team. Raissipour will support the company’s strategy to accelerate innovation to serve customers and partners.

Prior to joining Mimecast, David was the senior vice president, Sophos Cloud Platform Group & Sophos Messaging Security Group at Sophos from 2016-2020. He has experience across a diverse set of enterprise software products, and prior to joining Sophos, he held executive roles at Carbonite and RSA. He worked at Microsoft Corporation for 14 years, holding numerous senior leadership roles.

David holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Central New England University.”

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