Q&A

Please meet... Steve Barber, CEO, Sepura and TCCA board member

13 May 2022

Steve Barber, CEO, Sepura and TCCA board member

Steve Barber, CEO, Sepura and TCCA board member

Who was your hero when you were growing up?

Brian Clough, I really admired his straight talking and his ability to motivate and lead an average group of footballers, getting 110% out of them, making them believe in themselves. That is why I ended up supporting Nottingham Forest.

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SD-WAN

Exploring the criteria for SD-WAN adoption

10 May 2022

SD-WAN has gained a lot of traction over the years as enterprises look to modernise their networks. But what criteria do businesses use – in other words, how do they know they need it? Robert Shepherd investigates

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Please meet Bernard Montel, EMEA technical director and security strategist, Tenable

11 April 2022

Bernard Montel, EMEA technical director and security strategist, Tenable

Bernard Montel, EMEA technical director and security strategist, Tenable

1. What was your big career break?
I remember exactly - it was when I joined RSA as a Sales Engineer in the 2000s. Before, I was a consultant working for customers in France in the Identity and Access Management domain. And suddenly I’d joined a cyber security vendor working as an engineer supporting the sales team. I had the feeling of jumping into a high-speed train, and it was super exciting. I discovered how cybersecurity (named IT security at that time) was truly fascinating.

2. Who was your hero when you were growing up?
John Lennon. I was a big fan of the Beatles (all four of them). But more than just the quality of their music — it was rich, punchy and sophisticated. That said, John Lennon was a true icon. Funny and ironic, musically great, but also engaged in human causes.

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