A Transform Perspective & Latest Trends in Identity & Access – Fleming Shi, Meritt Maxim – ESW #280

How surreal it is for the industry to return to RSA event in person… what changed or transformed fundamentally … etc. Specific impacts around the areas of ZTNA, SOC, and OT security.

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Merritt Maxim discusses the latest trends on identity access and how organizations should tackle the ever expanding user security challenges. Visit https://www.securityweekly.com/esw for all the latest episodes!

Full Episode Show Notes

A Transform Perspective & Latest Trends in Identity & Access


Fleming Shi

Fleming Shi – CTO at Barracuda Networks


Fleming joined Barracuda in 2004 as the founding engineer for the company’s web security product offerings, helping to create the first version of Barracuda’s message archiving product and paving the way for expansion into new content security product areas. As Chief Technology Officer, Fleming leads the company’s threat research and innovation engineering teams in building future technology platforms to deliver continued success in our security and data protection products. He has more than 20 patents granted or pending in network and content security.

Meritt Maxim

Meritt Maxim – VP & Research Director at Forrester Inc.


Merritt leads a team of analysts who provide research and advisory services that address the needs of security and risk professionals. His team focuses on identity and access management (IAM), endpoint security, threat intelligence, and vulnerability management strategies and technologies.
Previously, Merritt was a principal analyst on the security and risk team, focusing on IAM best practices and technologies as well as physical security and internet-of-things (IoT) security. He continues to help clients address their IAM and physical security needs, map out customer requirements and strategies, and navigate the IAM technology and services landscape.


Matt Alderman

Matt Alderman – Executive Director at CyberRisk Alliance


Strategic Advisor at Automox, security consultant, and wizard of entrepreneurship.