A CISOs Guide to Effective Security Practices in Cloud Computing Environments

On-Demand Webcast|1 hour

With the potential of cost savings, reduced operational complexities, and speed to market, many organizations are migrating from on-premises and third-party data centers to Cloud computing environments.  However, accompanying these “cloud first” strategies are many challenges that include protecting confidential data and operating new security technologies. 
In this CISO Stories webinar, panelists share their experiences about migrating to and managing the security of Cloud environments. Guidance tools developed by a cross sector task force of CISOs are shared as well, highlighting: 
• Overview of Cloud services and Cloud Service Providers 
• Best Practices for migrating to the Cloud 
• Tools and services for managing the security of Cloud environments 
• Methods for protecting tenant data 
• Defining security roles and responsibilities for the tenant and Cloud Service Provider 
• Managing shadow IT Cloud implementations 
Join us for key insights and tools to help your organization effectively address security requirements in cloud computing environments.


Parham Eftekhari
Executive Vice President, CISO Communities
CyberRisk Alliance

Parham Eftekhari is a business executive specializing in cyber and national security. He currently serves as Executive Vice President, CISO Communities at CyberRisk Alliance, leading its CISO services platform which consists of the Cybersecurity Collaborative and Cybersecurity Collaboration Forum. Parham also serves as the chairman of the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT), the nation’s leading cybersecurity think tank, which he founded in 2014. Other leadership roles during his more than 15 years in this sector include co-founder and Vice President of research at the Government Technology Research Alliance, founder of the world’s first webcam cover manufacturer CamPatch, and Advisory Board member at the Ready Rock Institute. Parham has developed and authored multiple research publications, regularly engages with the media, and has addressed forums ranging from Congress, TED, RSA, and C-SPAN. In 2017, Parham was recognized by (ISC)2 for his contributions to the field of cybersecurity with the Most Valuable Industry Partner – Government Information Security Leadership Award.

Tom Scurrah
VP, Cybersecurity Programs and Content
Cybersecurity Collaborative

For over 20 years, Tom has practiced as a cyber security professional as an executive director of information security for Verizon, a founder of two cyber security consulting firms, and Vice President of Content and Programs for the Cybersecurity Collaborative.

Tom is CEO of MyDataOnly, Inc., which offers privacy and security consultation and security (penetration) testing services. Tom began his career in IT in programming and strategic planning and later founded a customer satisfaction measurement firm.

Tom holds four security certifications (CISSP, CISM, PCIP) and one privacy certification (CIPP/US). He has a master’s degree from MIT’s Sloan School of Management and is a Marine Corps veteran.