A seasoned technology and business executive with extensive experience building world class teams and best of breed software products. Shailaja has led global engineering teams delivering cloud-enabled security software solutions to >500 million users. A passionate leader with a proven track record for launching innovative and first-to-market security solutions across consumer, SMB and enterprise segments.

Most recently, as the General Manager of WW Mobile and ISP Business Unit, Shailaja lead the consumer IoT and connected home security strategy and execution leading a cross-functional team working with ISPs, Telcos, MVNOs and Router OEMs.

Currently, Shailaja is responsible for security and threat defense solutions across endpoint platforms (ENS and EDR), eXtended detection and response platform (MVision XDR), data center security, and Cloud Native Application Protection Platform (MVision CNAPP).

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Endpoint Security

Define Cloud Security – Is It the Endpoint, Your Data, or the Environment?

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Endpoint Security

Don’t Silo Your Endpoint Security Roadmap

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Endpoint Security

Endpoint’s Role in Enterprise Data Protection

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Endpoint Security

From Mobile and ISP to Endpoint Engineering: Undergoing a Role Transition in the Security Industry

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Verizon Teams Up with McAfee to Secure Today’s Connected Home

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Internet Security

Ghosts of Botnets Past, Present, and Future

‘Twas the morning of October 21st, and all through the house many IoT devices were stirring, including a connected mouse....

Internet Security Family Safety

Cyberbullying’s Impact on Both Society and Security

In my last piece, I broke down the who, what, and how of cyberbullying, as most people are unaware of...

Internet Security Family Safety

The Who, What, and How of Cyberbullying

The internet has allowed society to stay connected in more ways than ever before. We can speak to strangers across...

Internet Security Privacy & Identity Protection

A New Security Age Needs a New Approach to Security

Security evolves to meet the needs of the age. Keys, for example, were created to secure homes and possessions. Encryption,...

Privacy & Identity Protection Mobile Security

The Connection Between IoT and Consumers’ Physical Health

When we think about how technology impacts our daily lives, we don’t really notice it unless it’s a big-picture concept....

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