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Meet the Authors video- A Cybersecurity Deep Dive with Omar Santos

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Meet the Authors video - A Cybersecurity Deep Dive with Omar Santos

(Live event – Thursday, January 23rd, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific / 1:00 p.m. Eastern / 7:00 p.m. Paris)

This event had place on Thursday 23rd, January 2020 at 10hrs PDT 

In this session, Cisco Press author and Principal Engineer Omar Santos talks about the latest trends in cybersecurity and the alternatives to enhance a security career. The new CCIE and CCNP Security certifications and several cybersecurity offensive and defensive tactics and techniques are discussed.

In addition, Omar describes how to obtain network telemetry and metadata to respond to cybersecurity incidents. He also presents key content featured in the book Network Security with NetFlow and IPFIX: Big Data Analytics for Information Security and its relevance to learn how to use NetFlow for big data analytics for cybersecurity.

This event provided an opportunity to interact with the author in real time and learn more about him, his story, the story behind his publications, and how he became a renowned expert.

Featured Author
osantos.jpgOmar Santos is an active member of the cyber security community, where he leads several industry-wide initiatives and standards bodies. His active role helps businesses, academic institutions, state and local law enforcement agencies, and other participants dedicated to increasing the security of their critical infrastructures. Omar is the author of more than twenty (20) books and video courses, as well as numerous white papers, articles, and security configuration guidelines and best practices. He is a principal engineer of the Cisco Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT), where he mentors and leads engineers and incident managers during the investigation and resolution of cyber security vulnerabilities.


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Great video recording of the presentation with Omar Santos about "A Cybersecurity Deep Dive".  I wasn't able to join "Live"  but its great for me to be able to listen actively to his presentation now.  Also to know more about Omar's background.  

Thank you for sharing this enlightening video recording about Omar Santos and  Cybersecurity with us!



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Hi @Gus Leon 

Thanks for your feedback and comments, it really helps us to know how we’re doing and to improve. You’re on time… we have great news for you! At the end of September Omar Santos will be providing another Meet the authors session related to his new CCNP & CCIE Security book

Please stay tuned for further details, they’re coming shortly


Hi @hiarteag

You're welcome!

This was a very great session!  I have been more active at the Cisco Learning Network Community,

but I will try to also be here more often moving forward.   

I appreciate you sharing with me the great news!  

By letting me know that Omar Santos will be back again here at the end of September.  

Please let us know once you have an official date for  "Meet the authors" with Omar Santos. 

I definitely want to listen to his next session "live".   Thank you!



Community Manager

Hi @Gus Leon 

Thanks for your comments, feedback and willingness to assist. We’re happy and exited to have you around.

The “From Zero to CCIE Security: Tips to Prepare for the CCNP & CCIE Security Core exam” Meet the author’s session with Omar Santos will have place in September 22nd. Here is the event link:

You’re more than welcome to join, it will be great to see you around!


Hi  @hiarteag ,

I appreciate your kind message and comments.  Also for your warm welcome to the Cisco community.

Thank you for letting me know about the Meet the author's session with Omar Santos coming up next Tuesday September 22nd

I just enrolled to it.  I will be joining!

Thank you!



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