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Cloud Expo Silicon Valley: A Risk-Based Approach to Continuous Monitoring

Coalfire VP Dan Rojas to share case studies that demo how organizations prepare to transition to a continuous monitoring program

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Organizations have become accustomed to accepting the inherent risk associated with point-in-time security assessments. With the emergence of new compliance regulations and the increasing ability to easily change environments through virtualization, we are shifting to a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring. As we move to embrace a security model that requires us to detect and mitigate real-time persistent vulnerabilities and security incidents, it is important to take a risk-based approach to continuous monitoring.

In his session at the 11th International Cloud Expo, Dan Rojas, Director of Strategic Development at Coalfire, will share case studies that demonstrate how organizations prepare to transition to a continuous monitoring program - a program that allows them to deploy security controls that should remain effective over time, regardless of future changes that may occur on the cyber threat landscape.

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Speaker Bio:
Dan Rojas is the Director of Strategic Development at Coalfire and is an IT professional successful in the design, development and deployment of applications, contact center and infrastructure technology, strategies and policy. He has 17 years of cloud and complex web hosting experience including building practices in: security services in multi-tenant environments; firewall management, VPN management, O/S management, hardening, monitoring, storage, backup and recovery. He has experience leading IT, operations, and software teams through all phases of large scale technology rollout in web hosting environments. Accomplishments in comprehensive planning and cost analysis, vendor selection, implementation and ongoing support of contact center and data center operations and rapid growth.

Rojas has an outstanding record of achievement implementing new business concepts and delivering business solutions and transitioning to normal operations with a high level of success through risk management.

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Cloud Expo 2012 Silicon Valley, November 5-8, 2012, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading Cloud industry players in the world.

The growth and success of Cloud Computing will be on display at the upcoming Cloud Expo conference and exhibition in Santa Clara, CA, November 5-8, 2012.

The recent Cloud Expo at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, was the largest Cloud Computing conference ever produced with more sponsors, exhibitors and delegates than all other Cloud events of the year combined!

Cloud Expo Silicon Valley will attract more than 10,000 delegates from 48 countries and over 200 sponsors and exhibitors!

All main layers of the Cloud ecosystem will be represented at the 11th International Cloud Expo - the infrastructure players, the platform providers, and those offering applications, and they'll all be here to speak, sponsor, exhibit and network.

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