CSA Summit at RSA 2011

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Marc Benioff, CEO, Salesforce.com

Featured Keynote: Marc Benioff, CEO Salesforce.com

The CSA Summit 2011 provides the most timely and relevant education for securing cloud computing. This year's Summit serves as the venue for the global introduction of several research projects, including research on governance, cloud security reference architectures and cloud-specific computer security incident response teams. The Summit is kicked off with a keynote from the CEO of one of the industry's leading cloud service providers, Marc Benioff of Salesforce.com and includes session presentations and panels from the industry's foremost thought leaders.

The CSA Summit 2011 provides a fantastic opportunity for you to ask questions and learn from experts who are designing and implementing cloud security technologies and governance programs.

Cloud Security Alliance welcomes White House CIO Vivek Kundra as special guest keynote for CSA Summit at RSA

CSA Activities and Promotions at RSA

CSA Summit

Located in Red Room 103 (Moscone South), the CSA Summit is 9:00am to 1:00pm. Last year’s summit was an overwhelmingly popular event and although we have doubled the occupancy to accommodate the growing interest in Cloud Security, be sure to arrive early to guarantee yourself a seat. Doors open at 8:00am!

CSA “Secure the Cloud” Alliance Bingo-card Promotion

RSA attendees can enter to win the following prizes which will be raffled off during the RSA Conference:

Kinect for Xbox - chance to win one of four
Sponsored by: Cloud Security Alliance

"Basket of Apples" (iPad, Apple TV, iPod Shuffle, and a $50 iTunes card)
Sponsored by: Qualys

1 Week Vacation FL Marriott Resort
Sponsored by: Solutionary

Sponsored by: Symantec

Etymotic Noise-Isolating Headset + Earphones
Sponsored by: TrendMicro

$250 Verizon Gift Card
Sponsored by: Verizon

Sponsored by: CA Technologies

"Cloud Computing Principles" book
Sponsored by: Layer 7

Find out more details at the CSA Summit or stop by the CSA Booth # 2718.

CCSK Certification Discount

CSA will be offering a limited number of coupons for $100 off CCSK certification, a substantial savings off the regular price of $295. Please inquire for more information when visiting the CSA booth.

The Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) is the industry’s first user certification program for secure cloud computing. The online certification is designed to ensure that professionals with a responsibility related to cloud computing have a demonstrated awareness of security threats and best practices for securing the cloud. For certification information please visit https://cloudsecurityalliance.org/education/certificate-of-cloud-security-knowledge/

Cloud Security Alliance GRC Stack Training Class February 13

Outsourcing critical business functions into the Cloud can result in challenges of maintaining assurance and control over legal and regulatory obligations for data management and protection. The Cloud Security Alliance is offering a training session to show you how to leverage the CSA GRC (Governance, Risk Management & Compliance) Stack, a toolkit designed for peeling back and revealing those layers of accountability and responsibility between Cloud Service Providers and their Tenants, applying measurable risk-based decision making for both assessing and attesting to governance, risk and compliance best practices.

The class is being offered free of charge, but seating is limited. Sign up to attend here.

Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) Training Course February 13

1 day instructor led course to provide the key concepts of cloud computing security. Objective of this course will be to enable the student to successfully pass the Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) examination. Course will include other important areas of practical cloud security knowledge. The cost for this course is $400, which will include a free token to take the CCSK test, a $295 value.

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CSA Cocktail Party

Join CSA founders and corporate members on Wednesday February 16th from 4:00pm to 6:00pm for a drinks and networking in Red Room 102 (Moscone South.)

9:00AM - 9:40AM // Keynote: "Cloud 2: Proven, Trusted and Secure"
Speaker: Marc Benioff, CEO, Salesforce.com

9:40AM - 10:10AM // Keynote: Vivek Kundra, CIO, White House

10:10AM - 10:30AM // Presentation: "Commode Computing: Relevant Advances In Toiletry - From Squat Pots to Cloud Bots - Waste Management Through Security Automation"
Presenting: Christofer Hoff, Director, Cloud & Virtualization Solutions, Cisco Systems

10:30PM - 10:50PM // Keynote: "The Road Ahead in the Cloud -- A New and Promising Journey for the Security Professionals"
Speaker: Philippe Courtot, CEO, Qualys

10:50AM - 11:05AM // Presentation: "Solving the Cloud Security Equation: Visibility + Control = Trust"
Presenting: Bret Hartman, CTO, RSA Security

11:05AM - 11:15AM // Break

11:15AM - 11:55AM // Presentation: "The CSA Roadmap"
Presenting: Archie Reed, Chief Technologist for Cloud Security, HP; Ken Biery, Professional Services Manager, Security Consulting, Verizon Business; Michael Sutton, Vice President, Security Research, Zscaler; Vikas Jain, Director, Product Management, Cloud Identity and Security, Intel;

11:55AM - 12:45PM // Panel: The Future of Cloud Technology
Moderator: Liam Lynch, Chief Security Strategist, eBay
Speakers: Dave Asprey, VP Cloud Security, Trend Micro ; Patrick Harding, Chief Technology Officer, Ping Identity; Scott Chasin, Chief Technology Officer, Content & Cloud Business, McAfee; Eddie Schwartz, Chief Security Officer, NetWitness

12:45PM - 1:45PM // Panel: GRC in the Cloud – Today and Tomorrow
Moderator: Tim Mather, Author, Cloud Security & Privacy
Speakers: Arti Arora Raman, Vice President Products & Alliances, Agiliance; Eran Feigenbaum, Director of Security, Google Apps, Google; Bill Pennington, Chief Strategy Officer, WhiteHat Security; Pamela Fusco, Vice President Industry Solutions, Solutionary

Cloud Security Alliance Summit Scheduled Speakers

Marc Benioff, CEO, Salesforce.com

Featured Keynote: Marc Benioff, CEO Salesforce.com

Marc Benioff, CEO, Salesforce.com
Marc Benioff is chairman and CEO of salesforce.com. He founded the company in 1999 with a vision to create an on-demand information management service that would replace traditional enterprise software technology. Benioff is regarded as the leader of what he has termed "The End of Software," the now-proven belief that multitenant, cloud computing applications democratize information by delivering immediate benefits at reduced risks and costs.

Benioff has been widely recognized for pioneering innovation. In 2010 he was awarded the David Packard Medal of Achievement and was named by Fortune one of the Top 50 People in Business as well as one of the Smartest People in Tech. He has been honored as the San Francisco Business Times Executive of the Year, the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, and the Alumni Entrepreneur of the Year by the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business.

Vivek Kundra, CIO, White House

Keynote: Vivek Kundra, CIO, White House

Vivek Kundra, CIO, White House
Vivek Kundra was appointed as the United States Chief Information Officer by President Obama in March 2009. Prior to joining the Obama administration, Kundra served in Mayor Fenty's cabinet as the CTO for the District of Columbia and Governor Kaine’s cabinet as Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Technology for the Commonwealth of Virginia. He has also served in leadership roles in the private sector.

Kundra has been recognized as the 2009 Chief of the Year by InformationWeek for driving unprecedented change in Federal IT and as the 2008 IT Executive of the Year for his pioneering work to drive transparency, engage citizens and lower the cost of government operations. He has also been recognized by InfoWorld among the top 25 CTO's in the country.

Philippe Courtot, CEO, Qualys
Demonstrating a unique mix of technical vision, marketing and business acumen, Philippe Courtot has repeatedly built innovative companies into industry leaders. As CEO of Qualys, Philippe has worked with thousands of companies to improve their network security. Philippe received the SC Magazine Editor's Award for bringing on demand technology to the network security industry and for co-founding the CSO Interchange to provide a forum for sharing information in the security industry.

Dave Asprey, VP Cloud Security, Trend Micro
As Vice President of Cloud Security, Dave Asprey is responsible for thought leadership and technology evangelism for Trend Micro's cloud computing and virtualization businesses. Dave joined Trend Micro after a spending most of 2010 as an Entrepreneur in Residence at venture capital firm Trinity Ventures, co-founding a cloud startup, and selling a web-based virtual desktop startup. He was previously VP of Technology and VP of Business & Corporate Development at Blue Coat Systems. He spent 2 years as VP Technology & Marketing at cloud networking vendor Zeus Technologies. Earlier, he ran strategic planning for Citrix's Virtualization Business Unit and began his career in the cloud as a co-founder of the professional services group at Exodus Communications, then as Sr. Director of Product Management at Speedera, now part of Akamai. Dave also ran the Web & Internet Systems Engineering Program for UC Santa Cruz for 5 years.

Dave created and launched two early cloud computing service offerings, and his writing on the cloud has been published by the New York Times, GigaOm, Fortune, and CNNmoney, and PriceWaterhouseCoopers published his book-length piece on systems management. He is a sought-after speaker and panel moderator.

Ken Biery, Professional Services Manager, Security Consulting, Verizon Business
Ken Biery, a 29-year veteran in the security industry, is responsible for providing governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) solutions to Verizon Business’ customers, with specializations in PCI, ISO 27001/2, NERC-CIP, and HITRUST. Ken is also part of Verizon’s virtual environment security team and represents the company to the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). He has helped build security teams and programs for customers in the pharmaceutical, manufacturing, retail and government sectors.

Scott Chasin, Chief Technology Officer, Content & Cloud Business, McAfee
CTO Scott Chasin is widely recognized as a pioneer and leading visionary in the cloud security industry, having pioneered the development and marketing of several SaaS-based messaging, collaboration and security-focused technologies. Chasin is credited with the launch of the first Web-based email consumer service, and he delivered the first IP-based commercially hosted messaging service supporting thousands of businesses and millions of end users worldwide. He also created and moderated the first full-disclosure security discussion list, Bugtraq, and was a key contributor to the creation of the first open-source, one-time password system, S/Key.

Eran Feigenbaum, Director of Security, Google Apps, Google
As the Director of Security for Google Apps, Eran defines and implements security strategy for Google Apps, a suite of messaging and collaboration solutions. Prior to joining Google in 2007, Eran was the US Chief Information Security Officer for PricewaterhouseCoopers(PwC). At PwC, he led a team responsible for all aspects of network, server, application, and desktop computer security, as well as security policies, architectures, standards and enforcement. Earlier, Eran spent several years designing and implementing high-performance cryptosystems for electronic commerce solutions for Fortune 1000 clients and government agencies.

Pamela Fusco, Vice President Industry Solutions, Solutionary
Pamela Fusco brings over 23 years of global Information Security and Risk Management expertise to her role as VP of Industry Solutions for Solutionary. Pamela's prestigious background includes experience as a Chief Security Strategist and Chief Security Officer for Merck & Co., Inc., Digex Inc, MCI Security Solutions and Executive Vice President, Global Information Security at Citigroup, and Presidential White House Special Operations Staff. Additionally, Pamela serves as CFO of the ISSA International Board of Directors, is a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) and Executive Advisory Board for the University of Advancing Technology.

Patrick Harding, Chief Technology Officer, Ping Identity
Harding brings more than 20 years of experience in software development, networking infrastructure and information security to the role of Chief Technology Office for Ping Identity. Harding is responsible for Ping Identity’s technology strategy. Previously, Harding was a vice president and security architect at Fidelity Investments where he was responsible for aligning identity management and security technologies with the strategic goals of the business. Harding was integrally involved with the implementation of federated identity technologies at Fidelity -- from “napkin" to production. An active leader in the Identity Security space, Harding is a Founding Board Member for the Information Card Foundation, a member of the Cloud Security Alliance Board of Advisors, on the steering committee for OASIS and actively involved in the Kantara Initiative and Project Concordia.

Bret Hartman, CTO RSA Security
As Chief Technology Officer at RSA, the Security Division of EMC, Bret Hartman is responsible for defining the corporate security technology strategy for EMC, as implemented by the RSA division. Prior to RSA, Mr. Hartman was Chief Technology Officer, Information Security, at EMC Corporation.

Christofer Hoff, Director, Cloud & Virtualization Solutions, Cisco Systems
Chris Hoff has over 15 years of experience in high-profile global roles in network and information security architecture, engineering, operations, product management and marketing with a passion for virtualization and all things Cloud. Chris authors a highly popular blog at www.rationalsurvivability.com/blog

Vikas Jain, Director, Product Management, Cloud Identity and Security, Intel
Director of Product Management at Intel for the Cloud Identity and Security products. Prior to Intel, he has held leadership roles in product management and software development over the last 15 years at a wide-range of technology companies including Oracle, Oblix, Wipro and Infosys. Vikas holds an BS in Electrical Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology in India.

Liam Lynch, Chief Security Strategist, eBay
Liam is a 25 year veteran of the information security industry. Liam has worked in many areas for information security from military, Government, healthcare, and e-commerce to name a few.

For the last 9 years Liam has been working in e-commerce starting as the Chief Security Architect for the world’s largest e-commerce company, eBay. Over the past 9 years Liam was responsible for security architecture for technology conversions to adopt Sarbanes-Oxley and PCI compliance as well as created several patents in the e-commerce security space. Today Liam is Chief Security Strategist at eBay and is active and a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance and the leader of the Trusted Cloud Initiative.

Tim Mather, Author, Cloud Security & Privacy
Tim Mather is currently pursing a graduate degree in information assurance full-time. Most recently, he was the Chief Security Strategist for RSA, responsible for keeping ahead of security industry trends, technology, and threats. Prior to that, he was V.P. of Technology Strategy in Symantec’s Office of the Chief Technology Officer, responsible for coordinating the company’s long-term technical and intellectual property strategy. Previously at Symantec, he served for seven years as Chief Information Security Officer.

Bill Pennington, Chief Strategy Officer, WhiteHat Security
Mr. Pennington joined WhiteHat Security, Inc. in November 2002. He has 14 years of professional experience in information security and 20 in information technology. His duties at WhiteHat include management of research and development, guidance of product and technology direction, and developing business partnerships. Mr. Pennington has performed website assessments for over 12 years in a variety of industry verticals including financial services, e-commerce, and biotechnology. He is familiar with Mac OS X, Linux, Solaris, Windows, and OpenBSD, and is a Certified Information Security Systems Practitioner (CISSP) and Certified Cisco Network Administrator (CCNA). He has broad experience in website security, penetration testing, computer forensics and in intrusion detection systems. Prior to joining WhiteHat, Bill was a principal consultant and technical lead for assessment services at Guardent, a nationwide security services provider.

Arti Arora Raman, Vice President Products & Alliances, Agiliance
Arti heads a team responsible for product planning, design, management and marketing, plus partner and advisor programs for the Company. Arti brings product vision, operational skills, and the proven ability to attract world class experts to emerging companies. Arti joined Agiliance from Critical Research Group (CRG), a firm she founded in 2005 to help young companies receive product and market feedback from senior executives at F500 companies. Prior to CRG, Arti co-founded Liquid Engines with Dr. Edward Lazear (Chief Economist at the White House, Professor at Stanford University). Prior to Liquid Engines, Arti was Director of Customer Care at Zamba.

Archie Reed, Chief Technologist for Cloud Security, HP
Archie Reed is a HP Distinguished Technologist and Chief Technologist for Cloud Security. Archie is focused on the business and future direction of solutions related to cloud, wireless, security & identity. Archie is a regular conference speaker, and, in addition to articles, he is a noted author including "The Definitive Guide to Identity Management" (Realtimepublishers.com). Archie has worked in many industries from telecoms and financial services to solution integrators and service providers.

Eddie Schwartz, Chief Security Officer, NetWitness Corporation
Mr. Schwartz is Chief Security Officer of NetWitness and has 25 years technical experience in the information technology and information security and privacy fields. Previously, he was Chief Technology Officer of ManTech Security Technologies Corporation, EVP and General Manager for Global Integrity, SVP of Operations at Guardent, CISO for Nationwide Insurance; and as a Senior Computer Scientist at CSC where he was Technical Director of the DSS Information Security Laboratory for the U.S. Department of State. Mr. Schwartz is the VP/Treasurer of the National Capital Chapter of the ISSA, and has served on the Board of Directors for Secured Services, Inc. and InfoSec (JP), the Executive Committee for the Banking Information Technology Secretariat (BITS) of the Financial Services Roundtable and the Board of Advisors for numerous security start-ups. Mr. Schwartz has a B.I.S. in Information Security Management and an M.S. in Information Technology Management from the George Mason University School of Management.

Michael Sutton, Vice President, Security Research, Zscaler
Michael Sutton has spent more than a decade in the security industry conducting leading-edge research, building teams of world-class researchers and educating others on a variety of security topics. As VP of Security Research, Michael heads Zscaler Labs, the research and development arm of the company. Zscaler Labs is responsible for researching emerging topics in web security and developing innovative security controls, which leverage the Zscaler in-the-cloud model. The team is comprised of researchers with a wealth of experience in the security industry.

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Gold Sponsors

Agiliance CA Google HP Intel Mcafee NetWitness PingIdentity Solutionary TrendMicro White Hat Verizon Zscaler

Bronze Sponsors

Arbor Layer 7 Novell RSA Security Symantec Cloud VeraCode Vordel

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