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Brandon Evans: Cloud Security - Threats and Opportunities | 37

Blueprint • 2022-09-13

Ever wonder how a cloud and application security expert views risks of cloud workloads? Well, wonder no more because on this episode we have Brandon Evans - SANS Certified Instructor and lead author of SEC510: Public Cloud Security. We cover the why and how of moving their applications to the cloud, the key considerations for a successful cloud security posture, and how building your infrastructure with a cloud-native mindset can and should lead to an improved security posture.

BONUS: Be sure to stay tuned to the end of the episode for a very special announcement from Brandon on the new SANS Cloud Ace podcast. Coming to all podcast directories on September 28.

About Our Guest - Brandon Evans:

Brandon works for Zoom Video Communications, in which he leads their internal Application Security training. As an application developer for most of his professional career, he moved into security full-time largely because of his many formal trainings through SANS. He’s a contributor to the OWASP Serverless Top 10 Project and a co-leader for the Nashville OWASP chapter. Brandon is lead author for SEC510: Public Cloud Security: AWS, Azure, and GCP and a contributor and instructor for SEC540: Cloud Security and DevSecOps Automation.

sans.org/cloud - SANS Cloud Resources
https://brandone.github.io/pixel-puzzles/ - Brandon’s Pixel Puzzle game

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