Accuvant Governance, Risk and Compliance Expert to Participate in VMworld 2013 Panel

Session Helps Organizations Understand How to Build PCI DSS Compliant Cloud Infrastructures

Denver – August 26, 2013 – Accuvant, the Authoritative Source for information security, today announced that Tim West, a governance, risk and compliance specialist with virtualization and cloud computing expertise and a member of the renowned Accuvant LABS team, will participate in a panel discussion at VMworld 2013. Topics of the session will include:

  • The services that VMware and its partners have created to help clients identify the steps on their specific cloud computing journey
  • Security considerations for product implementation
  • How technologies can best be deployed to achieve ongoing compliance to frameworks such as PCI DSS or HIPAA/HITECH

SESSION TITLE: VMware Compliance Reference Architecture Framework: Accelerate Your Deployments

DATE: Wednesday, August 28, 2013

TIME: 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. PDT

   VMworld Campus, San Francisco

   Moscone West, Room 3001

Accuvant’s offers a set of end-to-end capabilities designed to help clients achieve business compliance in cloud and virtual environments. The company’s Compliance Program for VMware includes four key components: compliance-specific consulting, state-of-the-art Security and Compliance Lab for VMware, a broad array of VMware-specific security and compliance tools and technology, and Compliance Alliance Program for VMware. It directly supports VMware’s Compliance Reference Architectures, a set of resources including solution guides and design architectures intended to simplify compliance for business-critical applications in the cloud era.

Accuvant offers a number of other compliance and risk management offerings that enable clients to drive real information security improvements and help them achieve value from compliance initiatives. They include program gap analysis, program creation and review, scope reduction, assessments and mapping, audit and program reporting.

About Accuvant

Accuvant is the Authoritative Source for information security. Since 2002, the company has served more than 5,200 clients, including half of the Fortune 100 and more than 900 educational institutions and government entities. Headquartered in Denver, Accuvant has offices across the United States and Canada and has the largest and most skilled team of technical security professionals in the world – Accuvant LABS. For more information, please visit

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