Membership Meeting: October 8, 2019

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Chapter Business Meeting Slides: 2019-10-08-Meeting-Presentation.pdf

Topic: A Security Walkthrough of IAM in Light of Data Breaches in the Cloud

Identity has become the new perimeter in the world of api-driven infrastructures (cloud computing).  Understanding the challenges and complexity of least privilege is critical to securing your organization against data breaches in the cloud.

Speaker: Jonathan Villa, Practice Director, Cloud Security at GuidePoint Security

Jonathan Villa has over 19 years of experience as a technology consultant including 17 years of working experience in the information security field. For over 10 years Jonathan consulted to a large municipality as a senior consultant in several competencies including PCI compliance and training, web application architecture and security, vulnerability assessments, trained developers in secure coding, web application firewall administration, and co-architected and managed an automated continuous integration environment that included static and dynamic code analysis for over 150 applications deployed to several distinct environments and platforms. Jonathan has worked with virtualization and cloud technologies since 2005 and his main focus has been on cloud security since 2010. Jonathan has worked with clients across the USA, in South America, and Asia to design and implement secured public and hybrid cloud environments, integrate security into continuous integration and continuous delivery methodologies, develop custom security solutions using the AWS SDK, and provide guidance to customers in understanding how to manage their environments under the Shared Responsibility Model.