Vice President, Business Strategy and Security Intelligence
Samir Kapuria is Vice President of Business Strategy and Security Intelligence at Symantec, leading and overseeing Symantec’s integrated security intelligence solutions and product management, CyberWar Games portfolio and engineering of the Global Intelligence Network (GIN). Additionally, he directs enterprise security strategy, advising on portfolio planning and investment opportunities which drive growth across the security portfolio.
Mr. Kapuria joined Symantec in 2004 through the acquisition of @stake, a leading cyber security consulting firm, where he served as Executive Advisor for global enterprise customers and was the head of business strategy and the services organization. During his tenure at Symantec, Mr. Kapuria has held several executive leadership positions and built many successful teams under his visionary approach. Most recently, he led the Symantec Enterprise Security Practice where he was responsible for product portfolio strategy, operations, security advisory services, executive management consulting and DLP service businesses.
A sought after thought-leader, Mr. Kapuria often speaks at high-profile industry events on topics of enterprise security, business strategy, threat intelligence and cyber security. He serves on corporate advisory boards helping guide next generation business strategy initiatives for senior executives. As a recognized industry authority, Mr. Kapuria counsels high-level government officials worldwide, advising on cyber security and emerging threats to critical infrastructure. Throughout his twenty year career in information security, he has been known for his remarkable blend of business and technical knowledge while maintaining a consistent record of effectively harnessing innovation to drive business results.
With more than ten years of technology experience, Kapuria is a recognized industry authority on a wide breadth of topics including IT risk management, global outsourcing, security assurance management and strategy.
Mr. Kapuria has been featured in many media outlets throughout his career including BusinessWeek, Wall Street Journal, CIO Magazine, Computerworld and SC Magazine and has authored several whitepapers including “Offshore Security Begins Onshore.”, “Addressing IT Risks in Software Applications: A Risk Management Strategy.” and “IT Threat Intelligence to Anticipate, Stop and Counteract Targeted Attacks.” He has written blogs on “IT Risk and the Millennials” and has hosted a monthly video podcast show, “Building Confidence in Enterprise Security”, which focused on IT risk management.