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Press Release: January 11, 2010

Join us for this free, live webcasts: Cloud Security & Privacy and Cloud Security Deep Dive

Presented by Tim Mather, Subra Kumaraswamy, and Shahed Latif, authors of "Cloud Security and Privacy"

Cloud Security & Privacy

This 75-minute webcast will discuss current issues in cloud computing with regard to security and privacy. The presenters are the three coauthors of a recently published O'Reilly book, "Cloud Security and Privacy." In this webcast, they will discuss cloud issues with infrastructure and data security, identity management, security management, privacy considerations, audit and compliance, security-as-a-service (cloud-based security solutions), and the impact of cloud computing on traditional enterprise IT. The authors will present for 60 minutes, and then 15 minutes is reserved for Q&A. The authors will also be answering questions live online during the webcast.

Date: Wednesday, January 20th
Time: 8:30am-9:45am PT
Price: Free

Cloud Security Deep Dive

In this 90 minute webcast, the three coauthors of "Cloud Security and Privacy" (recently published by O'Reilly) will take a deep dive into cloud security issues and focus on three specific aspects: (1) data security; (2) identity management in the cloud, and; (3) governance in the cloud (in the context of managing a cloud service provider with respect to security obligations). Each of these three topics will be covered in a 30 minute segment that will include a presentation and Q&A with the audience. Join us for this in-depth look at three of the most discussed security topics related to cloud computing.

Date: Wednesday, January 20th
Time: 10:00am-11:30am PT
Price: Free

Attendance is limited, so register now for Cloud Security & Privacy and Cloud Security Deep Dive. We'll send you a reminder before the webcasts. And please feel free to share this invitation with others.

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About The Authors

Tim Mather is an experienced security professional who is currently pursuing a graduate degree in information assurance full-time. He is a frequent speaker and commentator on information security issues, and serves as an Advisor to several security-related start-ups.

Subra Kumaraswamy has more than 18 years of engineering and management experience in information security, Internet, and e-commerce technologies. He is currently leading an Identity & Access Management program within Sun Microsystems.

Shahed Latif is a partner in KPMG's Advisory practice having extensive IT and business skills. He has over 21 years of experience working with the global fortune 1000 companies focusing on providing business and technology solutions across a variety of areas.

About O'Reilly

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