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Wednesday, May 31, 2017


The Cloud Security Summit is part of a regional series designed for IT and Security Professionals. Attendees enjoyed an afternoon packed with sessions, case-studies, and more; where they walked away with best practices and tools for securing cloud-based apps.

Event Highlights Included:

  • Learning how to protect your web apps from evolving and sophisticated threats
  • Getting a rundown of the AWS Shared Security Responsibility Model
  • Learning how other organizations approach cloud security
  • Getting insight from stories of real attacks from our SOC experts
  • Networking with your security peers at a free happy hour

Supported by
Alert Logic - Cloud Security Summit Sponsor Amazon Web Services - Cloud Security Summit Sponosor Pariveda - Cloud Security Summit Sponosor
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Mark Brooks
Mark Brooks
Vice President of Sales Engineering, Alert Logic

Mark has over 15 years of enterprise software experience spanning security, compliance and performance management. Holding senior management and engineering positions with Autonomy, NetIQ and Quest Software, Mark has provided leadership to both established organizations and innovative start-ups.

Stephen Coty
Chief Security Evangelist, Alert Logic

Stephen Coty has been in the IT field since 1993 with a focus on Security as of 1999 where he started as a penetration tester and auditor. Research has been his primary focus since 2007.

Jeff Townes
VP Technology, Pariveda Solutions

Vice President and senior solutions architect focused on selling and delivering cloud-enabled technology solutions while growing our team through deliberate talent development and recruiting. As a member of the national management team, I lead the pursuit and delivery of cloud transformation engagements locally and across the firm while also managing and strengthening our national relationships with key cloud technology partners.

Larry Gilreath
AWS Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services

During his four years at AWS, Larry has helped organizations from universities to global enterprises address the security concerns of moving workloads to Amazon Web Services. Over his twenty year career he has gained a wealth of knowledge while making vast contributions to whitepapers, code samples, and defining best practice guidance.

Scott Gowdish
Executive Vice President of Research and Development, Lone Wolf Technologies

Scott has 20+ years of experience in software building and 10+ years in building teams. Scott has multiple certifications including: Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, Microsoft Certified Professional, Cisco Certified Telephony Professional and Cisco Certified Network Associate.

Paul Fletcher
Cyber Security Evangelist, Alert Logic

Paul has over 20 years of experience in IT and security. Prior to joining Alert Logic, Fletcher advised executive level leadership in the energy, retail, and financial sectors regarding emerging security threats and mitigation strategies. Additionally, he has worked with Fortune 50 organizations, the Department of Defense, and critical infrastructure organizations to implement risk management plans and security solution designs.

Paul Furtado
Vice President of IT Operations, Lone Wolf Technologies

Paul Furtado is the Vice President of IT Operations at Lone Wolf Technologies. Over his 25 plus year career, he has led IT initiatives in higher education, manufacturing and software development.

Gary Sprague
MBA MSIA CISSP CISA CISM, Sr. Information Security Manager, Rent-A-Center

At Rent-A-Center, Gary is responsible for data security both on premise and in the cloud providing regulatory compliance (PCI, SOX, Data Privacy, GLBA, FACTA), security monitoring / incident response, litigation support and forensics, and is key in the digital transformation as well as identity access management. He collaborates with the Data Privacy office, the legal department, conducts vendor security assessments and is responsible for security engineering / operations

More speakers coming soon!

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