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Senior Technical Manager, Strategic Partnerships, OpenText
Member Since: 3/30/2015
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Paul Shomo is a senior technical manager for third party technologies at OpenText. A veteran of cybersecurity, Paul Shomo has spent more than 15 years as a software engineer with experience working in security and forensics, networking, and storage. Paul has spent several years in his current role scouting emerging cybersecurity technologies for OEM, integration and M&A. Paul is a regular contributor to Dark Reading. He has been extensively quoted on cybersecurity issues by outlets like FoxNews, NetworkWorld, eWeek, SC Magazine and CSO Online. Paul joined OpenText after it acquired forensic security provider Guidance Software in 2017, where he had worked since 2006. Guidance Software originally recruited Paul into its R&D group, which launched the industry's first incident response product, which became Gartner's market share leader in Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR). Paul spent years architecting and managing EnCase security and forensics products for Guidance.

Articles by Paul Shomo
'PowerSnitch' Hacks Androids via Power Banks
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  12/8/2018
Windows 10 Security Questions Prove Easy for Attackers to Exploit
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  12/5/2018
Starwood Breach Reaction Focuses on 4-Year Dwell
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  12/5/2018
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