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Cloud & DevOps Security 2020 - Live Online

Virtual, US Mountain | Mon, Oct 19 - Sat, Oct 24, 2020

The advisory board members are volunteers from the cybersecurity community who provide input on topics, review CFP submissions, help recruit speakers, and provide mentoring to selected speakers. Interested in serving on the advisory board for a future Summit? Email SummitSpeakers@sans.org.


Kyle Dickinson

Kyle Dickinson

Kyle Dickinson has a passion for all things security and sharing. Ever since he was on AOL 4.0 and his printer started to print randomness and he received an Instant Message saying “Did it print!?”, he was hooked. Since then, he has been in the information security field for 15 years working with large global enterprises, defense contractors, healthcare, and manufacturing. For the past 5 Kyle has worked at Koch Global Solutions, where he is currently a Cloud Security Architect (though he prefers Cloud Security Warrior). Kyle is a co-author and instructor of SANS SEC488: Cloud Security Essentials and an instructor for SANS SEC545: Cloud Security Architecture and Operations and holds the GIAC Continuous Monitoring Certification (GMON).


Tony De La Fuente

Toni de la Fuente

Toni de la Fuente is a Senior Security Consultant with AWS Professional Services where he works in hardening environments and implementing security best practices to address customer challenges across the global landscape. Toni is also author of Prowler, an Open Source security tool that helps AWS customers to assess and understand how to improve their security posture in the AWS cloud. Prior to joining AWS, Toni worked as Lead of Security Operations and Cloud Security Architect at Alfresco Software.


Ronald Eddings

Ronald Eddings

Ronald Eddings is a Silicon Valley based cybersecurity expert, blogger and digital nomad whose ingenuity, dedication, and ambition have earned him a reputation as a trusted industry leader. Over the course of his career, he has garnered extensive experience, working at various fortune 500 companies and mentoring a multitude of fellow professionals along the way. In addition to cybersecurity, he is well-versed in software development, devops, and artificial intelligence.


Richard Mogull

Richard Mogull

Rich has twenty years experience in information security, physical security, and risk management. These days he specializes in cloud security and DevSecOps, having starting working hands-on in cloud nearly 10 years ago. He is also the principle course designer of the Cloud Security Alliance training class, primary author of the latest version of the CSA Security Guidance, 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 industry publications. 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).


Caroline Wong

Caroline Wong

Caroline Wong is the Chief Strategy Officer at Cobalt.io and podcast host for Humans of InfoSec. Wong's close and practical information security knowledge stems from broad experience as a Cigital consultant, a Symantec product manager and day-to-day leadership roles at eBay and Zynga. She teaches cybersecurity courses on LinkedIn Learning, holds a position on the Advisory Board for RSA Conference, and is a member of the Forbes Technology Council. Wong was named 2019 Cyber Educator of the Year in the 6th Annual Cyberjutsu Awards. She authored the popular textbook Security Metrics: A Beginner’s Guide, published by McGraw-Hill. Wong graduated from U.C. Berkeley with a BS in electrical engineering and computer sciences and holds a certificate in finance and accounting from Stanford University Graduate School of Business.


Kat Traxler

Kat Traxler

Kat Traxler is a Security Professional based in the Twin Cities performing penetration testing, security architecture and research in the areas of Web Security, IAM, Payment Technologies and Cloud Native Technologies. She has been a proud SANS facilitator since 2016 and currently holds GIAC-GSEC, GIAC-GCWN, GIAC-GDAT and GIAC-GCSA certifications. Kat Traxler is obsessed with the attack surface at the confluence of Identity and Cloud Platform APIs and thinks you should be too.