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Marie Hattar
Chief Marketing Officer

Marie Hattar, as chief marketing officer (CMO), is responsible for Ixia’s brand and global marketing efforts, including product and solutions marketing, corporate marketing, field marketing, corporate communications and partner marketing. She drives Ixia’s corporate positioning, messaging and communications to both internal and external audiences. Marie has more than 20 years of marketing leadership experience spanning the security, routing, switching, telecom and mobility markets.

Before joining Ixia, Marie was chief marketing officer at Check Point Software Technologies where she reestablished the company as the leading end-to-end security vendor. Prior to that, she was Vice President at Cisco where she led the company’s enterprise networking and security portfolio and helped drive the company’s leadership in networking. Marie also worked at Nortel Networks, Alteon WebSystems, and Shasta Networks in senior marketing and CTO positions.

Marie received a master’s degree in Business Administration in Marketing from York University and a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Toronto.

 
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Marie Hattar
January 15, 2018 | By Marie Hattar
Research published by ESG this week has revealed that 51% of organizations have a problematic cybersecurity skills shortage. It’s yet another indicator that organizations could be heading towards a cyber-security skills crisis: back in 2014, ESG reported that in 2014, only 23% of enterprises said…
January 15, 2018 | By Marie Hattar
Research published by ESG this week has revealed that 51% of organizations have a problematic cybersecurity skills shortage. It’s yet another indicator that organizations could be heading towards a cyber-security skills crisis: back in 2014, ESG reported that in 2014, only 23% of enterprises said…
5 min read #Security
Marie Hattar
December 10, 2017 | By Marie Hattar
New research from the leading SIEM vendor, Splunk has found that 66% of organizations are struggling to cope with IT incidents, as they deal with an average of 1,200 events a month. Of those incidents, five per month were described as ‘critical’, with slow detection times meaning that the average…
December 10, 2017 | By Marie Hattar
New research from the leading SIEM vendor, Splunk has found that 66% of organizations are struggling to cope with IT incidents, as they deal with an average of 1,200 events a month. Of those incidents, five per month were described as ‘critical’, with slow detection times meaning that the average…
5 min read
Marie Hattar
October 21, 2017 | By Marie Hattar
Transformative, game-changing, a new business era – a lot of dramatic statements are made as to how the cloud is fundamentally altering the way enterprise IT operates.  Critical applications in every function, from accounting and payroll, to CRM and marketing are being migrated to public…
October 21, 2017 | By Marie Hattar
Transformative, game-changing, a new business era – a lot of dramatic statements are made as to how the cloud is fundamentally altering the way enterprise IT operates.  Critical applications in every function, from accounting and payroll, to CRM and marketing are being migrated to public…
5 min read #Cloud #Security #Network Visibility #Test
Marie Hattar
October 7, 2017 | By Marie Hattar
Let me ask you a question. Do you know how well your IT departments communicate with each other? As an enterprise you probably have at least four IT sub-departments (such as Security, Network Operations, Virtual DC, Capacity Planning, Service Desk, Compliance, and so on), and the chances are they…
October 7, 2017 | By Marie Hattar
Let me ask you a question. Do you know how well your IT departments communicate with each other? As an enterprise you probably have at least four IT sub-departments (such as Security, Network Operations, Virtual DC, Capacity Planning, Service Desk, Compliance, and so on), and the chances are they…
5 min read #Network Visibility #Security
Marie Hattar
August 31, 2017 | By Marie Hattar
The IoT is already revolutionizing the entire alphabet of industry sectors, from aerospace and agriculture to transportation and water, and cellular connectivity is taking IoT to the next level. With cellular-enabled IoT devices, it’s possible to deploy connected devices in any location where they…
August 31, 2017 | By Marie Hattar
The IoT is already revolutionizing the entire alphabet of industry sectors, from aerospace and agriculture to transportation and water, and cellular connectivity is taking IoT to the next level. With cellular-enabled IoT devices, it’s possible to deploy connected devices in any location where they…
5 min read #Test #IoT
Marie Hattar
August 27, 2017 | By Marie Hattar
Encryption is the critical enabling technology on the internet. Whether we know it or not, we use it every day, for everything from conducting business, to shopping, to sending and receiving emails. It’s the fundamental building block of online data protection. And of course, as with any such…
August 27, 2017 | By Marie Hattar
Encryption is the critical enabling technology on the internet. Whether we know it or not, we use it every day, for everything from conducting business, to shopping, to sending and receiving emails. It’s the fundamental building block of online data protection. And of course, as with any such…
6 min read #Security
Marie Hattar
July 23, 2017 | By Marie Hattar
The countdown is on. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect in May 2018, unifying data protection for all individuals within the European Union (EU) as well as EU citizens traveling abroad. The transition to GDPR compliance is therefore well underway for most…
July 23, 2017 | By Marie Hattar
The countdown is on. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect in May 2018, unifying data protection for all individuals within the European Union (EU) as well as EU citizens traveling abroad. The transition to GDPR compliance is therefore well underway for most…
6 min read #Network Visibility #Security
Marie Hattar
July 23, 2017 | By Marie Hattar
As enterprise network traffic continues to accelerate, how do you ensure that your visibility architecture can keep up the pace? That’s a problem that many organizations are now having to address. In 2016, the amount of data in transit within the typical enterprise grew dramatically, as backbones…
July 23, 2017 | By Marie Hattar
As enterprise network traffic continues to accelerate, how do you ensure that your visibility architecture can keep up the pace? That’s a problem that many organizations are now having to address. In 2016, the amount of data in transit within the typical enterprise grew dramatically, as backbones…
5 min read #Network Visibility #Security