Hear from IT leaders, industry experts and developers at the defining event that brings together the entire cloud computing community.
Cloud, Identity, and Security Technologist, EBay, Founding Member, Cloud Security Alliance
Subra Kumaraswamy has more than 18 years of engineering and management experience in information security, Internet, and e-commerce technologies. In his current leadership role at Sun, he is responsible for securing Sun infrastructure services for employees and customers. Subra has held leadership positions at various Internet-based companies, including Netscape, WhoWhere, Lycos, and Knowledge Networks. He was the cofounder of two Internet-based startups, CoolSync and Zingdata. He also worked at Accenture and the University of Notre Dame in security consulting and software engineering roles. In his spare time, Subra researches emerging technologies including cloud computing, social networks to understand the security and privacy implications for users and enterprises. Subra is one of the authors of Cloud Security and Privacy, which addresses issues that affect any organization preparing to use cloud computing as an option. He's a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance as well as cochair of the Identity & Access Management and Encryption & Key Management workgroups. Subra has a master's degree in computer engineering and is CISSP certified.
Is a cloud risk transfer market or insurance market is necessary, too late, or too soon? SLA slow downs, shared risk debates and liability questions have become more important negotiations than “just security.” This panel will debate the myths of cloud risk and the realities of cloud liability, and challenge the common Silicon Valley perspective that “clouds don’t break.” The “cost to fail” should clouds become major concentrations of data and availability will also be explored.