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KEYNOTE: Resilience through security on the cloud


How does security affect resilience? For example, are your cloud security measures implemented in a way that can respond to changing demand quickly, and do your security measures make your environment more resistant to disruption from different types of attacks? In this session, we’ll discuss the essentials of cloud security — such as threats, vulnerabilities, risks, and preventive and detective controls, and how different security measures can both positively and negatively impact resilience.

Speaker Bio

BIO – Chris Dotson is an IBM Distinguished Engineer and an executive security architect for IBM Cloud. Chris is the author of the O’Reilly book Practical Cloud Security, and has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry as well as 11 professional certifications, including the Open Group Distinguished IT Architect certification. His focus areas include cloud infrastructure and security, networking infrastructure and security, servers, storage, and bad puns.