In this episode, J. Richard Jones talks with two experts from FireEye about cloud. FireEye is the intelligence-led security company. Working as a seamless, scalable extension of customer security operations, FireEye offers a single platform that blends innovative security technologies, nation-state grade threat intelligence, and world-renowned Mandiant® consulting. With this approach, FireEye eliminates the complexity and burden of cyber security for organizations struggling to prepare for, prevent and respond to cyberattacks.

Hear from Tim Appleby, Managing Director, U.S. Government. Tim is responsible for the opportunities and programs focused in the Federal, State, Local and Global Government and private sector for FireEye. He was a Technical Director for Managed Security Services at Global Integrity where he participated in the development, design, and technical implementation of the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center in support of PDD63 during the Clinton Administration, and directed the Federal Government FED_CIRC Incident Response Center prior to 9/11.

Also from Jon Tidwell, Manager, Consulting – U.S. Government for FireEye. Jon is responsible for the delivery of strategic engagements to government entities around the globe. Prior to joining FireEye Mandiant, Jon was the primary security architect for the Cloud Services division of Blue Yonder, a leading supply chain service provider that was migrating to cloud-based SaaS offerings.

Hear about assessing the viability of deploying critical assets to a cloud-hosted environment, the greatest risk to departments managing multi-cloud environments, key controls that traditionally govern risk in a cloud-hosted environment, the shared responsibility paradigm, and how does it separately impact departments and cloud vendors, how does security validation play into cloud security and why is hygiene important and more.