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The Cloud Conundrum: Parsing the Cloud Visibility Problem

  • Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 1:00 PM EDT (2021-05-18 17:00:00 UTC)
  • John Grange, Dave Shackleford

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  • OpsCompass

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Overview

Cloud adoption was already well underway when the pandemic accelerated the need for faster adoption than anyone could have anticipated. Organizations of all sizes were forced to confront an abrupt shift to remote work for the majority of their staff. Today, cloud and DevOps leaders do not have centralized, actionable visibility into their clouds state and security, which greatly increases risk.

Plain and simple, you cant afford to neglect cloud security, financially or reputationally. So, how can DevOps leaders drive cloud asset management and scale their teams while maintaining cloud security? Join us for a lively discussion with John Grange and Dave Shackleford, who will address:

  • Approaches to cloud security in a DevOps world
  • The nature of cloud risks across deployment models
  • How organizations can reduce the risk of breach in the cloud
  • Multi-cloud security and how it impacts your approach
  • Biggest multi-cloud security pitfalls

Speaker Bios

John Grange

John Grange is a seasoned entrepreneur and is currently co-founder and CTO at OpsCompass, a leading SaaS product for managing compliance and security in clouds like Azure, AWS, and GCP. He has 15 years of experience building products and companies including co-founding a top 5 global Microsoft ASP.net hosting provider (now Managed.com) and creating SaaS products in areas diverse as healthcare (Layered Health) and marketing tech (Layeredi). John's passion is identifying those mega trends that truly impact how technology can be leveraged and then building the necessary tools to help real customers use that technology to create business value.


Dave Shackleford

Dave Shackleford, a SANS analyst, senior instructor, course author, GIAC technical director and member of the board of directors for the SANS Technology Institute, is the founder and principal consultant with Voodoo Security. He has consulted with hundreds of organizations in the areas of security, regulatory compliance, and network architecture and engineering. A VMware vExpert, Dave has extensive experience designing and configuring secure virtualized infrastructures. He previously worked as chief security officer for Configuresoft and CTO for the Center for Internet Security. Dave currently helps lead the Atlanta chapter of the Cloud Security Alliance.

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