Aaron Branson

Aaron Branson

Aaron Branson is the vice president of Netsurion, a company that provides enterprise-strength managed network security, SIEM solutions, and compliance support monitored 24/7/365 for merchants.

Aaron writes frequently on the topic of cybersecurity and networking convergence for merchant businesses such as retail, restaurant and hospitality. At Netsurion, Aaron helps ensure SD-WAN and SOC-as-a-Service solutions best meet the needs of the market in terms of delivering network security, agility, resilience and compliance.

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