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Curtis Peterson

Curtis Peterson

Company: RingCentral

Job Title: SVP of Operations

Curtis Peterson has more than 20 years' experience managing information technology and carrier-scale data and packet voice communication networks. At companies ranging in size from start-ups to Fortune 500 firms, Curtis has managed teams responsible for engineering, project management, operations, data security, network security, data center, Carrier Operations, and internet backbone design and operation. Peterson has built world-class teams that can develop highly scalable networks while directing systems with ever-increasing compliance and security requirements in heavily regulated industries. Curtis has been a pioneer in VoIP services in the business communications space and has been developing, launching and operating Class 4 VoIP and customer-facing hosted PBX systems since 2002. Currently, he serves as the SVP of Operations at RingCentral, a leading cloud communications platform for businesses in the U.S., Canada and the UK.

Curtis Peterson Seminars

  • It's Past Time to Restructure the Internet for Better Security Wed 17th May 13:40 - 14:10

    It's Past Time to Restructure the Internet for Better Security

    Recent mass Internet attacks have highlighted how easy it is to take down large parts of the commercial Internet by targeting Domain Name Servers (DNS). They have also exposed a fundamental security flaw of the Internet: a packet-based architecture that is more than 30 years old and that makes it way too easy for adversaries to map and attack foundational services like DNS, as well as specific websites and cloud services. With so many businesses and other organizations relying on the Internet for their essential functions, it's past time we beefed up our Internet security by graduating to a flow-based networking architecture.

    In this presentation, RingCentral's Senior Vice President of Cloud Operations shares his thoughts on why today's aged Internet security is no match for modern security demands, and how we can fix it.


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    Time / Place

    Wed 17th May 13:40 to 14:10

    Networks, Analytics & Security