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Jun 4, 2018

Mike McKee, CEO of ObserveIT reveals more about how his career as a professional hockey player enabled him to take the lessons he learned from sports and take them into the security space-- most notably the idea of “Moneyball.” 

As more and more businesses begin to rely on contractors rather than full-time employees, in today'ss episode focuses on the cybersecurity trend of insider threats and how to protect your company.

Guest Michael McKee, CEO & Director of ObserveIT

Previously, Mike led the award-winning Global Services and Customer Success organizations at Rapid7, served as Senior Vice President CAD Operations and Strategy at PTC, and Chief Financial Officer at HighWired.com. Additionally, he held Analyst roles at Broadview Associates, McKinsey & Company, and Goldman Sachs. Mike played professional hockey as a defenseman for the Quebec Nordiques. He graduated cum laude from Princeton University and received an M.B.A., with honors, from Harvard Business School.

What Is ObserveIT

A lightweight endpoint solution that helps organizations—particularly large enterprises—identify and eliminate insider threats. They provide detection and prevention to enable proactive defense against both malicious and negligent user behavior from employees, privileged users, and third parties.

With ObserveIT, organizations can significantly reduce the risk of security incidents by monitoring user behavior and offering real-time education and deterrence. ObserveIT cuts investigation time from days to minutes and offers full playback of security incidents to improve response times and simplify compliance.

ObserveIT is trusted by more than 1,700 customers in 87 countries and across a wide range of industries.