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Clint M. Sand

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Clint M. Sand Symantec Employee Accredited

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Job Title: Sr. Director, Cyber Readiness and Response

Clint M. Sand is an Information Security leader with extensive experience in multiple security domains for over 15 years. In his current position at Symantec, he leads Global Cyber Readiness & Response, an organization responsible for providing Symantec customers the security intelligence and consulting services that help them predict, prepare, detect, and respond to modern threats by increasingly sophisticated attack actors.

Before this role, Mr. Sand led the Security Business Practice, an organization that provided deep technology specialization in support of Americas field sales efforts, strategic guidance to our security business unit leaders on security market trends and opportunities, and increased security industry visibility for the Americas. As part of this role, he functioned as the “Security CTO” for the Americas and was responsible for strategic CISO-influence and delivery of Penetration Testing, Vulnerability Assessment, and Security Program Assessment services.

Prior to these leadership roles, Mr. Sand obtained Distinguished Systems Engineer status, an honor bestowed to Symantec’s top systems engineering talent with a proven track record for innovation that impacts overall company direction.

Member for: 7 years 48 weeks

Symantec Accreditations

Symantec Technical Specialist (STS)
  • Symantec Technical Foundations: Security Solutions 1.0
Symantec Sales Expert (SSE)
  • Symantec Critical Systems Protection 5
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New blog entry 05 Aug 2014
New blog entry 05 Aug 2014
         The term incident response means a lot of things to a lot of people. Historically, words like “unpleasant” or “chaotic” come to mind when ...
New blog entry 05 Aug 2014
New blog entry 10 Nov 2011
There's a lot of discussion in infosec circles on the usefulness (or not) of traditional packet filtering firewalls against today's attacks. Those of us in the industry have long since known that for a firewall to detect modern attack vectors, they need to be application-aware in some ...
New blog entry 21 Sep 2011
Thought leadership occurs when your ideas take on a life of their own. Something extraordinary happens when the exchange of thought provoking ideas helps to alter the way industry professionals view a topic or issue. Welcome to "The Security Advisor", information ...
New blog entry 20 Sep 2011
  This past weekend my friend, employee, and collegue, Min Ju, was killed in a motorcycle accident. The response from his teammates, colleagues, and customers has been overwhelming. Min's passion for Symantec and the field of ...
New blog entry 06 Sep 2011
Originally posted to Recently a friend of mine lost her smartphone. She sent out a message to all her friends in her social ...
New blog entry 02 Sep 2011
Recently a friend of mine lost her smartphone. She sent out a message to all her friends in her social network about how she wouldn't have a phone for a few days. She also did the right thing and went to her mobile carrier and reported it lost, turning the service off. Unfortunately though ...
New blog entry 25 Aug 2011
by Clint Sand, Director of Security Strategy & Advisory Generally we see most breaches are sourced from 3 distinct groups. Malicious Insiders, Well-meaning Insiders, and Malicious Outsiders. Each source, and their unique motivators, should ideally be emulated in a testing process ...