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Kevin Mandia: Cyber Security Mr. Fix-It (Video)

Mandia's not a bad guy to have on speed dial.

Sumit Kohli

When Sony Pictures Entertainment was hacked to high heaven last year, the man on speed dial was Kevin Mandia.

Mandia, a cyber security expert and president of the security firm FireEye, is, in his own words, “The No. 1 guy in the No. 2 business.”

Mandia joined Re/code’s Arik Hesseldahl and Dawn Chmielewski Tuesday at Code/Enterprise in San Francisco. What happens when he gets an SOS call from a client? And what it was like dealing with North Korea’s mother of all hacks on Sony? Watch the highlights from Mandia’s interview below.

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