During this session you will learn the key elements needed to secure Amazon EC2 and AWS to their fullest, with a detailed discussion on best practices for cloud security management of the Amazon cloud, and a layered-defense approach starting with the facilities security, network defenses, VPNs, virtual private clouds. The session will also cover one of the hottest topics in the cloud today – the role of purpose built cloud-native identity and access management (like Amazon IAM) to secure and integrate public and private clouds. Come listen to Jason Merrick from Symplified talk about taking your infrastructure security one step further. Merrick brings more than 15 years of enterprise identity management and security experience to Symplified, and has played a pivotal role with several successful start-up security technology vendors including Securant Technologies (now RSA Security), Teros (now Citrix) and Air Tight Networks. Merrick is responsible for building and managing vendor partnerships for Symplified’s SinglePoint Network – the industry’s first open identity and security ecosystem that connects Software as a Service (SaaS) applications, cloud computing systems and enterprise networks.