CloudPassage Webinar: What You Need To Know About The New PCI Cloud Guidelines
San Francisco, CA, Mar 07, 2013 (PRWeb.com via COMTEX) --
New guidelines released by the PCI Standards Security Council (SSC) has shed new light on how to address PCI DSS concerns within public and private cloud environments. Learn what the guidelines reveal about achieving security and compliance in the cloud during a live webinar next week. Join Chris Brenton, director of security for CloudPassage and a member of the PCI SSC's Cloud Special Interest Group (SIG) who will be joined by Dave Shackleford, vice president of research and CTO at IANS, for a webinar on the implications of the new PCI cloud guidance.
The webinar, "What You Need To Know About The New PCI Cloud Guidelines," will take place on Tuesday, March 12 at 9:30 a.m. PDT / 12:30 p.m. EDT. Register online for the live 30-minute event by visiting: pages.cloudpassage.com/PCI-Guidelines.html
The PCI DSS Cloud guidance clarifies a number of issues frequently encountered by companies looking to leverage cloud technologies, in addition to guidance for assessors and auditors who need to align their customers' cloud projects with the PCI DSS standard. Attendees will learn about key considerations from two cloud security experts, including one who was instrumental in the development of the guidance.
More specifically, attendees will gain insights into:
The shared responsibility between cloud customers and service providers
Logical segmentation of networks and protecting inter-VM communications
Deficiencies in traditional tools relative to cloud environments
Hypervisor/VM introspection considerations for compliance
Clarity around data residency and the scope of PCI compliance
About the Presenters
Chris Brenton is the director of security for CloudPassage and a fellow instructor for the SANS Institute. He is also a member of the PCI Council's Cloud SIG and directly contributed to the PCI DSS Cloud Computing Guidelines. He is one of the founders of the original Honeynet Project, as well as one of the original Internet Storm Center handlers.
Lead Faculty at IANS, Dave Shackleford is also a SANS analyst and senior instructor, as well as the founder and principal consultant with Voodoo Security. He has consulted with hundreds of organizations in the areas of security, regulatory compliance, network architecture and engineering, and co-chairs the Atlanta chapter of the Cloud Security Alliance.
CloudPassage is the leading provider of public and private cloud server security and creator of Halo(R), the industry's first security and compliance platform purpose-built for elastic cloud environments. Halo operates across public, private and hybrid clouds. Industry-leading companies like Foursquare, Avatar New York, and Martini Media trust Halo to seamlessly manage their server security configuration, host-based firewalls, intrusion detection and server account auditing from one system. Headquartered in San Francisco, Calif., CloudPassage is backed by Benchmark Capital, Tenaya Capital and other leading investors. For more information, please visit http://www.CloudPassage.com.
CloudPassage and Halo are registered trademarks of CloudPassage. All other trademarks are registered to their respective companies.
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