Governance & Risk Management , Healthcare , Healthcare Information Exchange (HIE)

Securing SAP in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Fortinet's Troy Ament and Aidan Walden on Filling Cybersecurity Gaps
Troy Ament, CISO - life sciences, Fortinet; Aidan Walden, senior directir - cloud architecture, SAP practice, Fortinet

IoT, cloud migrations, endpoint proliferation, hybrid workplaces - how are organizations in the pharmaceutical industry adapting to this new threat landscape? Troy Ament and Aidan Walden of Fortinet discuss the cybersecurity gaps specific to SAP deployments and how to fill them.

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In this video interview with Information Security Media Group, Ament and Walden discuss:

  • The digitally transformed landscape and its impact on SAP deployments;
  • Why and how SAP security tends to fall through the cracks;
  • How Fortinet is filling these critical cybersecurity gaps.

Ament, Fortinet's field CISO for healthcare, has more than 20 years of experience in transforming information technology and security programs, with 14 years in the healthcare sector as an executive overseeing clinical technology implementations and serving as the chief information security officer at two of the largest integrated health delivery systems in the United States.

Walden has served as the global director of public cloud architecture and engineering at Fortinet for the past six years. Prior to that, he served in various engineering and leadership roles at a Tier 1 mobility and global ISP. Throughout his 18-year career, he has navigated the evolving security landscape across cloud, mobility, IoT, and service provider infrastructure.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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