Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC) 2012

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Industry Keynote

Thursday, 6 December 2012
17:00 - 18:00

Ireland B/C

Is Cloud Computing the End of Security and Privacy As We Know It?

Eran Feigenbaum, Director of Security, Google Enterprise

Cloud computing is a technology that is transforming how many of us do business today. However, there is still much speculation around the security and privacy implications of applications in the cloud. With speculation comes fear, and with fear comes misinformation and myths. This keynote will address many of these myths and uncertainties about the apps in cloud. It will provide guidance for how businesses can evaluate cloud vendors from a security and privacy perspective and will offer a glimpse into how Google protects the data and the privacy of our users.

As the Director of Security for Google Enterprise, Eran defines and implements security strategy for Google's suite of solutions of Enterprise Products. Prior to joining Google in 2007, Eran was the US Chief Information Security Officer for PricewaterhouseCoopers(PwC). At PwC, he led a team responsible for all aspects of network, server, application, and desktop computer security, as well as security policies, architectures, standards and enforcement. Earlier, Eran spent several years designing and implementing high-performance cryptosystems for electronic commerce solutions for Fortune 1000 clients and government agencies. Eran holds a bachelor's degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of California at Irvine, and an MBA from Pepperdine University. In his spare time, he enjoys performing magic and mentalism and was featured on the NBC television show Phenomenon.


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