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Call for Speakers - First Meeting of the Boston CSA Chapter - April 27 6:00 @ Oracle Offices in Burlignton

I'm happy to announce that we're going to have our first meeting of the Boston Chapter of the Cloud Security Alliance on Wednesday, April 27th at 6:00 at the Oracle office in Burlington, MA.

The topic for this meeting is Cloud Security Architecture. We wanted to cover both the conceptual (NIST, CSA Reference Architecture, etc) and the practical - real world examples of what people are using/deploying in their environments. The agenda will be something like this:

6:00 - 6:15 Introductions
6:15 - 6:45 Presentation 1 - Cloud Security Architecture - Conceptual
6:45 - 7:15 Break/Networking Session
7:15 - 7:45 Presentation 2 - Cloud Security Architecture - Practical/Use Case
7:45 - 8:00 Closing

We're looking for speakers on both the abstract notion of "What is Cloud Security Architecture?" and a more practical hands on use-case driven view of the topic. If you are interested in speaking or participating in a round-table type discussion, please send me which topic you're interested in presenting, and speaker's BIO (linkedin profile). Please send this to me ([email protected]) by Thursday, March 31st.

Looking forward to a great first session.

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Josh Bregman has over 15 years experience architecting Java and JEE based security and identity management solutions. Josh is the Chief Solutions Architect at Vordel where he leads up the North American Pre-Sales team. Prior to Vordel, Josh worked for three years at Oracle as a Consulting Solutions Architect at where he advised Oracle and its key customers on technology, architecture, and implementation best practices. Prior to joining Oracle, Josh worked at BEA Systems for 3 years as the Enterprise Security Specialist for the Americas. In this role, Josh worked with customers to develop security solutions for WebLogic Server and related BEA technologies. Before joining BEA, Josh worked at Netegrity/CA for 5 years where he designed and developed a number of Java based security products, including IdentityMinder and SiteMinder Application Server Agents for BEA WebLogic Server and IBM WebSphere.Josh has also held engineering positions at GTE/Verizon Labs and IBM Global Services. Josh received a B.A. in Mathematics from the University of Rochester. Josh and had spoken at a number of industry conferences including the RSA Security Conference, BEA World and Oracle Open World. Josh was a contributing author to Wiley's Professional Oracle WebLogic Server (2009). He is a lead contributors and architect of the OpenAz open-source project - an initiative to standardize and promote the adoption of externalized authorization. He is also the author of the Vordel XML Gateway blog at http://xmlgateway.blogspot.com.

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