WHO: Alan Mayer, CISA, CISSP, Information Security Consultant for Security Management Partners, a leading, independent information security and assurance firm
WHAT: Will host the session "Cloudy with a Few Gotchas” during the upcoming ISACA Cloud Maturity virtual conference.
WHEN: Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. EST.
WHERE: For registration and additional details, please click here.
DETAILS: Many companies have started using cloud services, or are thinking about using them. Going to the cloud to outsource an IT service or function adds specific risks to the customer’s initial risk equation. The cloud can be an opaque place and good preparation is essential. Customers must strive to minimize uncertainty and to control risks as best as possible. Using cloud services can transform IT operations and require significant adjustments to IT management systems and processes. This presentation will examine some specific cloud services security requirements, risks and pitfalls, and corresponding risk mitigation strategies. Recent evolutions in cloud services and their impact on IT operations and services will be discussed.