Optiv Security Expert John Turner to Discuss the Intersection of Application Development and Cloud Security at SecTor 2017

TORONTO – November 2, 2017 – Optiv Security, a market-leading provider of end-to-end cyber security solutions, today announced that John Turner, senior director of cloud security, will present at SecTor 2017. Turner’s session, “Cloud Security is Application Security – Securing the Cloud as a Team,” will take place on November 15, 2017 from 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EST at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Ontario.

“With the rapid proliferation of cloud applications and services across the enterprise, IT security teams are scrambling to ensure they have the right resources and funding allocated to support their business’ transformation to the cloud,” said Turner. “Organizations need to re-think how they apply security to the cloud to minimize the risks associated with the adoption of these new technologies. Optiv’s approach to cloud security helps clients break through the noise to identify and execute the best strategy for success that also optimizes their current investments.” 

Session details include:

Who: John Turner, senior director, cloud security for Optiv

What: Infrastructure is software in the era of cloud. When evaluating software design choices, organizations should consider how their decisions will impact the application structure as well as security in the cloud. During his SecTor 2017 session, “Cloud Security is Application Security – Securing the Cloud as a Team,” Turner will discuss factors to consider when making software design choices; tips on weaving security best practices into the software design lifecycle without slowing development timelines; and the benefits of application development and security teams working hand-in-hand to architect applications.

When: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 from 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EST

Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 222 Bremner Boulevard, Ontario

Optiv is a gold sponsor of SecTor. Media wishing to schedule media interviews should contact Jason Cook at jason.cook@optiv.com or (816) 701-3374. 

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