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Cloud Expo Silicon Valley: Encryption - Getting Peace of Mind in the Cloud

Verizon’s Rafeeq Rehman to explore encryption options and solutions in different scenarios

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Security remains a high consideration for adoption of Cloud. Protection of data is at the center of a Cloud security strategy. Where the data is stored, how the data is secured, and who has access to the data? Encryption is one of the key technologies to address these concerns, securing data in the cloud, and to provide peace of mind to cloud adopters.

Like any other technology, no single solution fits all scenarios. Should you use full disk encryption, database encryption technologies or an encryption gateway? Is there a need to encrypt backup data? You have to address these and many other questions while planning for an encryption solution. There are many considerations related to transparency, usability, and ease of management. There are also issues related to who owns, manages and has access to encryption keys. On top of that, a solution that works well in an IaaS cloud may not work well in an SaaS environment.

In his session at the 13th International Cloud Expo®, Rafeeq Rehman, Senior Solutions Architect at Verizon Global Security Services, will explore encryption options and solutions in different scenarios at a high level so that the attendees can make right choices and avoid common pitfalls.

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Speaker Bio
Rafeeq Rehman is Senior Solutions Architect at Verizon Global Security Services. His focus is to work with Verizon corporate customers and help them chose the right solutions to achieve their business goals. Rafeeq has helped many organizations define and implement technology strategies. For last 20 years, he has worked with many large corporations in diverse industry sectors including financials, retail, manufacturing and technology. Rafeeq received his Master's degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering and has CISSP and CISA certifications. He has published a number of books on operating systems, programming, and information security. He can be reached via Twitter @rafeeq_rehman.

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