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Data Center and Cybersecurity & Privacy Committee Event

Presented by the NVTC Data Center & Cloud Infrastructure and Cybersecurity & Privacy Committees

May 29, 2014

"Actually, the Cloud is Secure": Leveraging Cloud to Secure Critical Systems and Improve Customer Privacy

The cloud represents a huge transformational shift in the way organizations leverage technology for greater agility, productivity and efficiency. In the early days of this shift to logical versus physical isolation and control, customers naturally raised concerns about security and privacy. But the conversation is now shifting from concerns to ways in which the cloud can actually make businesses and government agencies more secure and improve customer privacy.

The NVTC Data Center and Cybersecurity & Privacy Committees assembled a panel of experts - policy makers, end users and technologists - each with hands-on experience and a unique perspective on what "security" and "privacy" really mean in the era of cloud. The experts will unpack the issues and demystify the cloud with real-world case studies and examples allowing you to better understand the opportunity. Walk away with a set of proactive steps to take to protect your organization's most important information and fully realize the benefits of cloud on a global scale. Specifically, the panelists will examine:

  • Misperceptions of the cloud globally
  • How cloud "security" compares to what was done before
  • State of adoption for mission-critical data and apps in the cloud today - and what leading enterprises are doing to make cloud a reality
  • How to know you are taking the right steps to ensure maximum security and privacy in the cloud
  • The impact of national borders on cloud - and how multi-national entities should approach them
  • The role of standards and compliance regimes like FedRAMP on cloud security and privacy
  • Implications of this major transformational shift on Northern Virginia's "data center alley" - currently a world leader in cloud and security technology

Keynote Speaker:

Mark Ryland, Public Sector Chief Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services


Ted Chamberlin, Founder & Principal, TLC3 Consulting; former Research Vice President, Gartner


Dwight Gibbs, CEO, Contraqer
Riley Repko, Vice President, Global Cyber Strategy, Chemring Group


Data Center & Cloud Infrastructure Committee:

Platinum Sponsors: Comcast Business; Latisys
Gold Sponsors: Carpathia Hosting; Cox Business; Dominion Virginia Power; Windstream Hosted Solutions
Silver Sponsors: Iron Bow Technologies; Loudoun Virginia Economic Development; RagingWire Data Centers; Schneider Electric; tw telecom
Media Partner: Capital Business

For more information about sponsorships for this committee, click here

Cybersecurity & Privacy Committee:

Platinum Sponsors: Morrison & Foerster; Raytheon Cyber Products; Telos Corporation
Silver Sponsors: Harris IT Services; Iron Bow Technologies; Marymount University; W2 Communications
Media Partner: Capital Business

For more information about sponsorships for this committee, click here

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