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Assessing and Auditing Cloud Providers.

The Presentation

As organizations big and small start leveraging Cloud Service providers, the biggest concern is security and assurance. Nikita Reva will present on strategies and techniques to effectively assess and audit Cloud Service providers. This presentation will arm security professionals with the knowledge and tools to ask the right questions to build trust in the Cloud.

Elizabeth Martin, Director of Security at Redlegg will join our presentation to offer some insight and speak about the Cloud Security Alliance Chicago Chapter. Nikita and Elizabeth are both part of the CSA Chicago board.

The Presenter

Nikita Reva is a Global Security Specialist with MARS Inc. MARS is the world's leading producer of Chocolate, Petcare, Confectionery and Food products. MARS owns well known consumer brands like Snickers, M&Ms, Oribit, Whiskas and Combos. Nikita has been with MARS for 5 years. Prior to MARS, Nikita worked as a Security Consultant.

Nikita has a Bachelors Degree in Network Security and a Masters Degree in Information Security. He is an active member of ISACA Chicago and the Cloud Security Alliance Chicago. He has also recently started his own security consulting practice, Security Decisions.

***As always, there will be Beer and Pizza for all who attend

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  • Rasha

    Nikita i didnt have the chance to thank you in person for the great effort, had to leave right after as i had to pack for a flight in the next morning. The presentation took longer than we expected but overall well done!

    December 11, 2011

  • Ahmed Al S.

    Nikita .. Thank you for a great presentation I enjoyed it

    December 9, 2011

  • Gary T.

    Yes I agree. Your talk gave a real world perspective on cloud services and how large Fortune 50 enterprises are approaching this technology.

    Great presentation.

    December 9, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Thank you! Very friendly, open and helpful. I really loved that!

    December 9, 2011

  • Michael A. A.

    I learned a lot! Well-organized, informative and thought-provoking, Nikita's presentation sparked a great deal of good discussion. Very well done!

    December 9, 2011

  • Nick R.

    Presentation has been posted to my website. Please take a look:

    December 9, 2011

  • Nick R.

    Thank you to all that came! Please offer me feedback so we can make our next event even better. Have a great weekend!

    December 9, 2011

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