Cloud Security: Myths & Reality

Enterprises are expanding their use of cloud services and cloud applications every day – but what are the security implications? Are cloud environments less secure than traditional enterprise networks? What can enterprises do to protect critical data in these cloud environments? In this webcast, top experts examine the security myths surrounding cloud services and discuss actual current threats and strategies for defending against them, so that CISOs can empower their organizations and extend business into the cloud with confidence.

On Demand
1h 00min

When you attend this webinar on April 11th you will learn:

  • What key security capabilities you should consider when choosing a cloud service
  • Ways cloud services can make you both more secure and less secure than on-premises options
  • Practical methods you can use to shore up your defenses in the cloud

Featured Speakers

  • Gene  Stevens
    Gene Stevens
    Co-Founder and CTO

    Gene drives the technology vision and architecture for ProtectWise. He has more than 20 years experience in software development, cloud computing, security-as-a-service, and distributed systems. Prior to founding ProtectWise, Gene was the Founder and CTO at TagLabs, a mobile tagging company. He was a Principal Software Engineer at McAfee, Cloud & Content Security and has also held engineering roles at MX Logic and GDX. Early in his career, Gene developed financial forecasting, market analysis and service capacity planning software for Hewitt Associates (Aon).

  • Sara   Peters
    Sara Peters
    Contributing 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

    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.

    Rich is the Security Editor of TidBITS and a frequent contributor to publications ranging from Information Security Magazine to Macworld. He is a frequent industry speaker at events including the RSA Security Conference, Black Hat, and DefCon, and has spoken on every continent except Antarctica (where he's happy to speak for free -- assuming travel is covered).

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