Cloud Security: It Ain’t All Fluffy and Blue Sky Out There!

Ward Spangenberg (Zynga Game Network, Inc.)
9:15am Wednesday, 03/17/2010
Location: Online

Taking a look at security and privacy in the cloud. We’ll examine the new risks, and what tools can mitigate them. We’ll discuss governance, compliance, and what systems we need to use to access cloud resources securely. We’ll deal with identity, single-sign-on, and so on. The goal is to determine whether security can be accomplished in the cloud.

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Ward Spangenberg

Zynga Game Network, Inc.

Mr. Spangenberg is a seasoned security technology executive with a comprehensive background in both business operations and technology. His broad background with security solutions has enabled him to determine and implement best practices for managing confidentiality, security, and privacy issues from both the business perspective (such as process development, informed consent, and data statistics collection) as well as executing and supporting the technical perspective (host and perimeter security, access control and monitoring). In addition Mr. Spangenberg has extensive experience in designing and fielding security solutions for Fortune 1000 clients utilizing both enterprise as well as cloud architecture and deployment models. Mr. Spangenberg is also a respected speaker/researcher on PCI DSS, Cloud Computing, and Cloud Compliancy Issues. Mr. Spangenberg is a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance.