Darren Anstee

Member Since 2022

Darren Anstee

Chief Technology Officer for Security


United Kingdom

Darren joined NETSCOUT in 2015 through the company’s acquisition of Arbor Networks, initially serving as Chief Security Technologist. He spent the previous 12 years working in a variety of leadership roles at Arbor Networks, including stints in consulting engineering and solutions architecture. Widely recognised for his comprehensive knowledge of both network and security technologies, Darren often contributes to both technical and business publications and speaks before industry organisations. Darren is focused on helping network operators, whether enterprise or service provider, manage the risks they face as threats, technologies and business needs evolve. With more than 25 years of experience, Darren understands how ISPs and enterprises can utilise new networking and security technologies, combining them as enablers in the achievement of core business goals.


April 12th, 2023

Where has my cable gone?

Fixed wireless access will bring the immense benefit of faster internet access to many communities, but from the mobile operator’s perspective, it comes with a lot of consumer IoT and other end-user infrastructure that has historically caused problems on wireline networks.

January 13th, 2023

What leaders need to know about e-health, 5G, and mobile app security

The technologies available now provide all the building blocks needed—it's simply up to leaders to ensure they are put together correctly and with the right priorities.

August 10th, 2022

Takeaways from the UK’s National Cyber Strategy

Darren Anstee shares his thoughts and insight from the latest National Cyber Strategy

June 30th, 2022

How 2022 is shaping up to be a(nother) year of integration

Integration is key for organizations today across pretty much every technology stack they own, which is probably why it’s a major trend in strategic technology.



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