Paul Shomo

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A veteran of cybersecurity, Paul Shomo has spent more than 15 years as a software engineer with experience working in security and forensics, networking, and storage, and several years managing strategic partnerships and advising on M&A activity. Paul is featured often in the media, including as a regular contributor to Dark Reading. He has published work in many major security publications, including eWeek, Security Week, and more, and has been extensively quoted on cybersecurity issues by outlets like FoxNews, NetworkWorld, SC Magazine, CSO Online, etc.

Paul joined OpenText after it acquired Forensic Investigations and Endpoint Security provider Guidance Software. In 2006, Paul was recruited into a Guidance Software's R&D group, which launched the industry's first incident response product. Paul spent years architecting and managing security and forensics products.

In his current role at Guidance Software, Paul manages strategic partnerships and scouts emerging technology for potential M&A.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Paul Shomo and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

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