Protecting Your Data In the Cloud

Part of the Dark Reading Cybersecurity Crash Course

Cloud computing services and technology offer a level of efficiency and cost savings that most enterprises simply can’t pass up. But does the growing use of cloud technology create a growing threat to enterprise data? How can IT organizations track and secure data as it travels through the cloud? Do you need on-premises security tools to help secure an increasing number of cloud applications and service providers? In this session, a cloud security expert will discuss how rather than be afraid of cloud computing, security experts can take better advantage of the cloud to improve security across the board.

Available:
On Demand
Duration:
1h 00min

When you attend this session, you’ll:

  • Identify the 8 most-essential security capabilities to look for in a cloud provider
  • Learn how to get started with network segmentation  
  • Discover how immutable services architectures can help solve your patching, updating and change management challenges
  • Find out how you can be more secure in the cloud than you are in your own on-premise datacenter

Featured Speakers

  • Sara Peters
    Sara Peters
    Senior Editor
    Dark Reading

    Sara Peters is Senior Editor at Dark Reading and formerly the editor-in-chief of Enterprise Efficiency. Prior that she was senior editor for the Computer Security Institute, writing and speaking about virtualization, identity management, cybersecurity law, and a myriad of other topics. She authored the 2009 CSI Computer Crime and Security Survey and founded the CSI Working Group on Web Security Research Law -- a collaborative project that investigated the dichotomy between laws regulating software vulnerability disclosure and those regulating Web vulnerability disclosure.

  • Rich Mogull
    Rich Mogull
    Analyst & CEO
    Securosis

    Rich has twenty years experience in information security, physical security, and risk management. He specializes in cloud security, data security, application security, emerging security technologies, and security management. He is also the principle course designer of the Cloud Security Alliance training class and actively works on developing hands-on cloud security techniques. Prior to founding Securosis, Rich was a Research Vice President at Gartner on the security team. Prior to his seven years at Gartner, Rich worked as an independent consultant, web application developer, software development manager at the University of Colorado, and systems and network administrator

  • Tim Woods
    Tim Woods
    Vice President, Technology Alliances
    FireMon

    Tim Woods brings more than 20 years of security experience to his role as the FireMon’s technical alliance lead. His global engagements have given him great insights across virtually every market sector and enterprises of all sizes. Tim believes his most important role is education and raising awareness. According to Tim, “Fighting complacency in security should be everyone’s top priority if we are to win the war on cybercrime".

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