Next-Generation Technologies & Secure Development

Cloud Data Security - Why Now?

Laminar CMO Andy Smith on the Urgency for Addressing This Growing Risk
Andy Smith, CMO, Laminar

Two years of accelerated cloud migration have brought great services and efficiencies to enterprises. But they also have expanded and exposed a growing risk: Cloud data security. Laminar CMO Andy Smith discusses the urgency of the challenge and how to address it.

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In this video interview with Information Security Media Group, Smith discusses:

  • The urgent need to address cloud data security;
  • The business value of having a cloud data security solution;
  • How Laminar helps customers understand and address the scale of the challenge.

Smith is a veteran of 30+ years in the high-tech industry in Silicon Valley. He has spent the last 20 years in security, currently as CMO at cloud data security provider Laminar and previously as CMO at SaaS security innovator Qualys. Prior to that, he was SVP of Marketing for identity provider Centrify and Sr Director of Product Management for Oracle responsible for their identity & security offerings. He is a veteran of several security startups including VP of Product Management at Bitzer Mobile that was acquired by Oracle and GRC provider Virsa Systems that was acquired by SAP. His security background includes stints at ActivIdentity and Veridicom.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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