AI and Cybersecurity: A Conversation with Nicole Eagan

Nov 15, 2018
7:30 – 9:00 AM
New York

The threat of theft or damage to hardware, software, and the information on them as well as the possible fallout from the disruption of the services provided makes cyber security a priority across every industry. The firm Darktrace was formed to empower organizations to shield their systems against the most sophisticated of cyber-threats, and today it is recognized as the world’s leading AI company for cyber defense. The intricacy of these threats continue to evolve so it's imperative to stay up-to-date on the latest advances and protocols. Darktrace’s Chief Executive Officer, Nicole Eagan, will be on-hand to provide frontline insight into the most relevant cyber security issues in leading media outlets, including BBC News, Sky News, and Channel 4. This wide-ranging discussion will cover the most imminent threats posed to businesses and consumers and what they can do to best protect themselves from risk.  

Nicole Eagan
Chief Executive Officer

As Chief Executive Officer of Darktrace, Nicole Eagan has established the company as the global leader of AI cyber defense. Her extensive career spans 25 years working for Oracle and early to late-stage growth companies. Named 'AI Leader of the Year' in 2017, Nicole has introduced disruptive machine learning to enterprises of all sizes. Today, Darktrace has a valuation of $1.65 billion and counts Insight, KKR, Summit Partners, and Samsung among its investors. Darktrace’s innovative approach to cyber security has won more than 100 awards and the company has been named one of WSJ's Tech Companies to Watch, Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies, and the CNBC Disruptor 50.


Kevin Collier
Cybersecurity Correspondent
BuzzFeed News



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