March 04, 2010 11:00 ET

BrightTALK Hosts Cloud Security Summit

Interact With Cloud Computing & Security Experts Live on BrightTALK

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - March 4, 2010) -

WHAT: Cloud Security Summit hosted by BrightTALK™

Cloud computing is gaining popularity, however, as cloud services are still new to the industry and with standards for cloud security just emerging, customers are concerned with the potential security risks in moving their data into the cloud.

At this summit, industry leaders will exchange views and address the issue of trust within the cloud environment, uncovering the risks within cloud computing, the barriers to adoption and ways to mitigate these risks. 

WHEN: Thursday, March 11, 2010, from 1:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. PST (The webcasts will also be immediately recorded and viewable on-demand at BrightTALK)


"Maintaining Control & Compliance in Cloud Computing"
Russ Dietz, CTO, SafeNet

"The Seven Deadly Sins of Cloud Security"
Archie Reed, Chief Technologist for Cloud Computing, HP; Dennis Hurst, Applications & Security Specialist, HP; Jim Reavis, Co-founder & Acting Executive Director, CSA

"Accelerating Cloud Adoption Using Virtualization Management Standards"
Abolfazl Sirjani, VP of Microsoft Tech & Standards Strategy, Citrix Standards

"Getting to the Bottom of Compliance in the Cloud"
Bret Hartman, CTO, RSA

"The Real Issues with Cloud Computing Security"
Ira Winkler, President of the Internet Security Advisors Group

"Predicting the Direction of Secure Clouds"
Randy Barr, CSO, Qualys; Andrew Yeomans, Jericho Forum; Ian Osborne, Intellect

"Cloud Security -- the Road Ahead"
Jim Reavis, Co-founder & Acting Executive Director, Cloud Security Alliance

"Trust Management in a Cloud Environment, a Roundtable Discussion"
Archie Reed, Chief Technologist for Cloud Computing, HP; Adam Vincent, CTO, Layer 7 Technologies; Scott Chasin, CTO of SaaS business, McAfee; moderated by Ward Spangenberg of CSA

"Cloud Security & Privacy"
Archie Reed, Chief Technologist for Cloud Computing, HP

"The Data Melting Pot -- Computing in the Cloud"
Becky Pinkard, Head of Attack and Data Protection Monitoring, Barclays Bank

"Top Tips: Avoid Falling into Legal Black Holes of Cloud Security"
Jonathan Armstrong, Technology Lawyer Partner, Duane Morris LLP

"Enterprise Security Architecture: Cloud Security into Context"
Lee Newcombe, Managing Information Security Consultant, Capgemini

"Securing the Private Cloud"
John Iball, Senior Product Manager, Star Technology Services

WHERE: Summit program and registration is available on BrightTALK:

ADD WEB 2.0 CONTENT TO YOUR SITE: The summit can also be accessed (live and later on-demand) through the BrightTALK player, which can be embedded into any of your websites and blogs. For information on how to embed a player or to participate in future summits, contact Donna Suen at (415) 625-1522 or dsuen (at)

BrightTALK is devoted to making webcasting the ultimate business tool for transferring knowledge. BrightTALK creates a vibrant exchange of ideas between presenters and viewers featuring live, interactive access to the world's top thought leaders.

Contact Information

  • Media Contact:
    Donna Suen
    (415) 625-1522
    dsuen (at)