Brian Downey

Brian Downey

Brian has over 15 years of experience in Data Center software and hardware solutions. Brian’s experience has spanned engineering, operations, strategy, and sales in the IT field. Over the past six years as the head of product management group for BMC’s Data Center Automation Portfolio, Brian’s responsibilities are focused on the strategy and direction of the BladeLogic suite of products as well as BMC Atrium Orchestrator. Prior to his role at BMC, Brian worked at EMC corporation in multiple senior management and individual contributor roles, working on projects including launching EMC’s mid-range hardware business, establishing key alliances to support EMC software products, and driving the operations for an incubated new business.
Brian holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts, and an MBA from Babson College and is in the process of completing his Doctorate in Business from Temple University.

Vulnerability Management in 2017: Context is King

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A steady increase in the number of vulnerabilities each year has put a fresh focus on the discipline of vulnerability management. Although the Verizon 2016 Breach Investigations Report found that the top 10 vulnerabilities made up 85% of the successful exploit traffic, the remaining 15% were attributed to over 900 CVEs. This shows that we can … [Read more...]