September 19, 2012 Event

Next Event: Migrating to the Cloud? Things That Your Organization Needs to Think About Now – September 19, 2012, 6:00-10:00pm

Roosevelt Hotel
45 East 45th St. (at Madison Ave)
New York, NY 10017

Making the decision to move your organization to the cloud is a significant one, but the road leading up to the actual move provides many things to consider.

  • How do you ready your organization for the move to minimize impact?
  • What are the security challenges of the migration and how do you manage the risks?
  • What changes need to happen in the midst of migration?

Industry experts will provide their advice and experience with migration to the cloud.

6pm-6:15pm: Welcome and CSA-NY chapter update & news

6:15pm-6:45pm: Maintaining Compliance During Cloud Migration
Rick Dakin, CEO & Chief Security Strategist, Coalfire Systems, Inc.
“Managing the confluence of cloud and mobile computing when migrating data to the cloud”

During this presentation, a review of the new risks introduced by cloud delivery of applications and data to mobile devices will be presented along with the recommended changes in controls to manage those new risks. We will provide a road map for updating IT risk assessments and modifying both the control structure for mobile / cloud applications and the compliance validation process to maintain compliance with PCI, HIPAA, FISMA and FFIEC regulatory requirements. We’ll also cover the Top 10 compliance issues with migrating data to the cloud.

6:45pm-7:15pm: Migrating to the Cloud? Things That Your Organization Needs to Think About Now
Henry Bestritsky, Chief Strategy Officer, Binary Tree
“A Journey Through Migration to the Cloud: Preparing for Before, During and After”

This talk will take you through what plans your organization needs to put in place before a migration, what to expect during the actual migration, the realities of living in a hybrid environment and the risks that you take on during this experience.

Email Migration Solutions – BinaryTree

7:15pm – 7:45pm: The Door to the Data Center is Too Small! Looking Back at a Year and a Half of Moving to the Cloud
Jessvin Thomas, Vice President, Information Risk & Security, The Blackstone Group
“Experiences from Scaling People, Process and Technical When Moving to the Cloud”

Personal insights from an IT Executive just completing a role driving adoption of cloud for a company in the mobile industry and now applying those lessons learned at the Blackstone Group to maximize business agility while safe guarding the firm. This talk will include stores from a number of approaches taken and focus on the cultural and ways of working changes that were required in the end to take advantages of the benefits of cloud computing.

Door to the Data Center is Too Small – Jessvin Thomas

7:45pm-8:00pm: Q&A with audience and speakers and meeting adjournment.

8:00pm-10:00pm: Meeting Reception at Mad46
Rooftop Lounge with appetizers and open bar served (hosted by Coalfire).

All RSVPs must be received by September 18th.