SOURCE: Piston Cloud Computing, Inc.

Piston Cloud Computing, Inc.

June 05, 2012 08:00 ET

Piston Cloud CTO to Present at Cloud Expo 2012 East

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Jun 5, 2012) - Piston Cloud Computing, Inc., the enterprise OpenStack™ company, today announced its co-founder and CTO, Christopher MacGown, will lead a session titled, "CloudAudit: Cloud Security for Regulated Industries" on Wednesday, June 13 at Cloud Expo 2012 East in New York City.

Regulation of consumer and corporate data is increasing in response to the growing movement into cloud service offerings. Coupled with high-profile intrusions by groups such as Anonymous and Lulzsec, the necessity for a standard way to assess the security of cloud service providers becomes apparent.

CloudAudit is an open standard developed by a Cloud Security Alliance working group that provides an open, common, extensible namespace and interface to enable cloud providers and authorized customers to automate audits, assertions, assessments and assurance for their cloud infrastructure, platform or application environments. This session will look at the CloudAudit API and implementations.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012
5:30 - 6:15 p.m. EDT

Javits Center
New York City

For more information or to register for the conference, please visit

About Piston Cloud Computing, Inc.
Piston Cloud Computing, Inc. is the enterprise OpenStack™ company. Founded in early 2011 by technical team leads from NASA and Rackspace®, Piston Cloud's technology is built on OpenStack, the fastest-growing, massively scalable open source cloud framework. The company's core product, Piston Enterprise OS™ (pentOS™) is the first cloud operating system built on OpenStack, and is specifically focused on security and the easy operation of enterprise private cloud environments. Piston Cloud is based in San Francisco and funded by Hummer Winblad, True Ventures and Divergent Ventures. Visit Piston Cloud online at or follow them on twitter at @pistoncloud.

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