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Cisco and Forrester to Discuss Cloud Computing Security

How cloud computing has “changed the game” for IT security professionals

Qualys, Inc., the leading provider of on demand IT security risk and compliance management solutions, announced it will host a webinar titled, “Cloud Computing: A Positive Disruption for IT Security,” on Thursday, January 7 at 1:00 p.m. PST/4:00 p.m. EST.

Philippe Courtot, chairman and CEO of Qualys, will be joined by John Stewart, VP and chief security officer (CSO) for Cisco Systems, Inc., and Dr. Chenxi Wang, principal analyst, security and risk management, Forrester Research, Inc., for a discussion on cloud computing and its impact on IT security.

As the software industry continues to evolve, traditional enterprise-based applications are quickly being replaced with cloud-based offerings.

However, with the innovation and benefits associated with cloud computing solutions come new risks and challenges for security professionals.

In addition to hearing from security experts on best practices for cloud computing and IT security, webinar attendees will gain insight into the following topics:

  • How cloud computing has “changed the game” for IT security professionals
  • Ways in which leading organizations are embracing (and preparing for) the continued shift to the cloud
  • Best practices for security professionals trying to strengthen their cloud computing environments

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