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Cloud Expo Silicon Valley: Cyber Security in the Cloud

Intel’s Steve Orrin to discuss the technologies that provide reporting on the configuration of the virtual infrastructure

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Information Security and Risk has become a top concern of IT organizations and consumers alike. Concern about inadequate Info Security remains the #1 obstacle to greater adoption of Cloud Computing, according to Intel's research. The rapid growth of Mobile and IP-connected Embedded devices, Cloud Computing, Social Networks, and "Consumerization of IT" is being met with, and in some cases contributing to, an escalating number and complexity of Cyber-threats. Tenants of the cloud need the ability to assess security standards, trust security implementations, and prove infrastructure compliance to auditors.

In his session at the 11th International Cloud Expo, Steve Orrin, Sr. Security Architect & Principal Engineer at Intel, will describe technologies and capabilities that provide reporting on the configuration of the virtual infrastructure used by the customer VMs and tie this to a verifiable measurement of trust in the hardware and hypervisor. This allows customers to be sure the provider is following security best practices, can pass a regulatory audit, and be assured that the provider's platforms are booting from a secure root of trust, protected from root-kits and other malware. He will also describe the hardware and software methods by which these measurements, configuration of the virtual infrastructure, and events reported by the infrastructure are used to generate dynamic and detailed compliance reports and enforce security policies.

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Speaker Bio:
Steve Orrin is Sr. Security Architect & Principal Engineer for the Cross Platform Technology group at Intel Corp. and is responsible for Security Strategy and Architecture across Intel's platforms. He joined Intel as part of the acquisition of Sarvega, Inc. where he was their CSO. He was previously CTO of Sanctum, and CTO and co-founder of LockStar, Inc.

Orrin was named one of InfoWorld's Top 25 CTO's of 2004 and is a recognized expert and frequent lecturer on enterprise security. He is a member of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), the Computer Security Institute (CSI), International Association for Cryptographic Research (IACR) and is a co-Founder and Officer of WASC (Web Application Security Consortium) and a Co-Founder of the SafeSOA Taskforce. In 2009, he was named a fellow at the Center for Advanced Defense Studies.

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