Augusto Barros

VP, Cybersecurity Evangelist, Securonix

Augusto Barros is VP, Cybersecurity Evangelist at Securonix. Augusto is a former Gartner analyst with 20 years of experience in cybersecurity related roles and consulting for enterprises in finance, retail, manufacturing, and healthcare. Augusto has worked on a variety of projects and initiatives on information security, from security awareness campaigns to penetration testing and security infrastructure design.

The challenges of threat detection and response are his main interest and focus of research. He has also ventured into the application of behavior economics concepts to the security space. Augusto has taught classes and presented at many security conferences, including Black Hat Europe, RSA Conference and Gartner security summits.