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Forrester Analyst Webcast: Vulnerability Management Strategy

These days, it’s crucial to quickly evolve beyond attacker methods. A successful VRM program should provide enhanced visibility into web applications as well as traditional on-prem and cloud infrastructure. Join R7 customer Hypertherm and Forrester Analyst, Sandy Carielli for an informative webcast.
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Sandy Carielli: Principal Analyst, Forrester & James Thompson: Information Security Manager, Hypertherm
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