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What To Do When Moving to The Cloud

  • Monday, March 30, 2020 at 1:00 PM EDT (2020-03-30 17:00:00 UTC)
  • Kenneth G. Hartman, Kyle Dickinson, Ryan Nicholson

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There are many ways to say that your organization is adopting the Cloud. As Cloud adoption is rapidly increasing, along with the trend of using multiple Cloud Service Providers skill shortage is becoming a barrier to increasing the velocity of this adoption. SEC488: Cloud Security Essentials is ready to arm your organization with the foundational knowledge and skills. Security personnel, Developers, and Technical Managers alike can make informed decisions as the adage Security is everyones responsibility comes to fruition as we move to the Cloud.

Join the course authors for an exciting webcast as we cover the stepping stones into the Cloud, and discuss SEC488: Cloud Security Essentials and learn how to improve your personal Cloud adoption experience, whether your organization is just starting or already on its way.

Speaker Bios

Kenneth G. Hartman

Kenneth G. Hartman is a security consultant based in Traverse City, Michigan. Ken’s motto is “I help my clients earn and maintain the trust of their customers in its products and services.” Toward this end, he consults on a comprehensive program portfolio of technical security initiatives focused on securing client data in the public cloud. Ken has worked for a variety of Cloud Service Providers in both the Midwest and Silicon Valley in architecture, engineering, compliance, and security product management roles. An instructor for SEC545: Cloud Security Architecture and Operations and SEC488: Cloud Security Essentials, Ken has also been the co-chair of the 2019 SANS Cloud Security Operations Solutions Forum, the 2019 and 2020 SANS Cloud & DevOps Security Summits.

Kyle Dickinson

Kyle Dickinson teaches SANS SEC545: Cloud Security Architecture and Operations and has contributed to the creation of other SANS courses. He is a cloud security architect for one of the largest privately held companies in the United States. As a strategic consultant in his organization, Kyle partners with businesses in various industries to better understand security and risks associated with cloud services. He has held many roles in IT, ranging from systems administration to network engineering and from endpoint architecture to incident response and forensic analysis. Kyle enjoys sharing information from his experiences of successes and failures.

Ryan Nicholson

As the lead cybersecurity engineer for a major DoD cloud project, Ryan Nicholson is constantly learning new and exciting methods to ensure that information systems in both an off- and on-premise environment can be adequately defended. Throughout these years, Ryan has picked up a number of industry certifications and is constantly trying to expand his technical and cybersecurity expertise. These certifications include GIAC's GSLC and GSEC, Offensive Security's OSCP, ISC2's CISSP, EC Council's CEH and CFHI, AWS' Certified Solutions Architect Associate. Ryan also maintains a website.

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