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What To Do When Moving to The Cloud

  • Monday, March 30th, 2020 at 1:00 PM EDT (17:00:00 UTC)
  • Kenneth 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 the Sr. Staff Security Engineer for the Enterprise Informatics Business Unit at Illumina, Inc. Ken's mission statement is "I help my company earn and maintain the trust of our customers in our products and services." Toward this end, Ken drives a comprehensive program portfolio of technical security initiatives focused on securing customer's genomic data in the AWS Cloud.

Prior to coming to Illumina, Kenneth Hartman was the Security Architect and Senior Product Manager for Cloud Security for SAP Ariba where he led a variety of initiatives focused on application security and end-to-end encryption of Ariba's microservices stack.

For the previous decade, up until July 2011, he helped to build a start-up company called Visonex into a profitable, nation-wide dialysis-specific electronic medical record using a software-as-a-service (SaaS) business model. In addition to managing the inception and delivery of multiple product innovations, Ken was responsible for all aspects of assuring the security and privacy of both the internal IT systems and the company's SaaS offerings.

Kenneth G. Hartman is a candidate for the Master of Science degree in Information Security Engineering from the SANS Technology Institute Information Security Engineering program and holds a BS Electrical Engineering from Michigan Technological University. Ken has earned the CISSP, as well as multiple GIAC security certifications.

The SANS Technology Institute is the only graduate program that combines SANS technical training, recognized as the industry's best, with leadership and management curriculum specifically developed for the unique needs of aspiring leaders. Learn more at www.sans.edu.

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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