March 14, 2016 11:27 ET CEO Tim Prendergast to Deliver Keynote Speech at (ISC)2 SecureSeattle Will Also Support Other Upcoming Events for (ISC)2

DUBLIN, CA--(Marketwired - March 14, 2016) -, the leading provider of security solutions and compliance automation for public cloud infrastructure deployments, announced today that cofounder and CEO Tim Prendergast will serve as the keynote speaker on Tuesday, March 15 for (ISC)2 SecureSeattle, a professional development conference and networking event with a focus on Security in the Cloud and sponsored by and (ISC)2.

Prendergast will deliver the keynote session on the topic of Developing a Rugged DevOps Approach to Cloud Security, which will cover issues including:

  • Revamping processes to gain efficiencies in security operations
  • Integrating security into the continuous development and deployment process
  • Implementing security and compliance automation
  • Operationalizing alerts and remediation efforts to achieve an agile security posture

"Your operational tools deliver continuous monitoring and alerting -- so why doesn't your security suite?" said Prendergast. "My presentation will help the attendees at SecureSeattle understand why it's important to stop thinking about security as a separate step in a launch, and learn how they can better prepare their public cloud workloads against attacks by implementing continuous security into every part of their development and deployment processes."

SecureSeattle 2016 will take place on March 15, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Hilton Seattle Downtown. Conference fees are $49 for (ISC)2 members and $99 for non-members. The conference agenda includes sessions on topics such as reducing security risks for IaaS/SaaS/PaaS, defending a modern elastic cloud infrastructure, and automating security in the cloud against vulnerabilities.

In addition to the (ISC)2 SecureSeattle conference, will also be sponsoring two upcoming (ISC)2 events in 2016: 

" is pleased to be a primary sponsor of these (ISC)2 events because of the organization's commitment to both cloud security and professional development, as exemplified by their work with the Cloud Security Alliance to offer the CCSP (Certified Cloud Security Professional), the first cloud security professional certification," Prendergast said.

"As part of our company's mission to continuously improve the standards for cloud security, we are proud to partner with (ISC)2 and support their efforts to provide career education and certification for information security professionals. (ISC)2 is helping to elevate the level of expertise and professionalism throughout the security field, and we're grateful to be part of these informative events where security professionals can obtain the skills they need to keep their organizations secure."

About (ISC)2
Headquartered in the United States and with offices in London, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Mumbai, and an authorized China agency in Beijing, the International Information System Security Certification Consortium, Inc., (ISC)2®, is the global, not-for-profit leader in educating and certifying cyber, information, software and infrastructure security professionals throughout their careers. They are recognized for Gold Standard certifications and world-class education programs. (ISC)2 provides vendor-neutral education products, career services, and Gold Standard credentials to professionals in more than 160 countries. They take pride in their reputation built on trust, integrity, and professionalism. Their membership is an elite network of over 110,000 certified industry professionals worldwide.

About is the pioneer and leader in security and compliance automation for public cloud. The Evident Security Platform (ESP) enables organizations of all sizes to proactively manage cloud security risk -- minimizing attack surface and improving overall security posture, all from a single dashboard. ESP continuously monitors an organization's entire AWS footprint, identifying and assessing security risks, providing security staff with expert remediation guidance, and enabling painless security auditing and compliance reporting. Built on Amazon Web Services APIs, ESP is agent-less and can be deployed to even the most complex environments in minutes. is a privately held company based in Dublin, CA and backed by Bain Capital Ventures and True Ventures. For more information please visit: is an AWS Advanced Technology Partner (the highest tier of partnership with Amazon Web Services), a corporate member of the Cloud Security Alliance, and a participating organization of the PCI Security Services Council (SSC). 

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