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3rd Monday Event

The Security Considerations when Choosing a Cloud Service Provider by Steve Dennis

Date: Monday, 21st November 2016
Time: 19:00 (tea & coffee available from 18:30)
Location: Novotel, Bostock Lane, Long Eaton, Nottingham, NG10 4EP (map)
Price: Free! (non-members welcome)
Status: Going Ahead


Cloud services are being offered everywhere but how secure are they? If you’ve already made the decision to move into the cloud how can you identify whether a cloud service provider is able to meet your data security requirements and obligations?

This presentation will explain the approach of a global utility company to identify the measures and controls available within a cloud service offering, what can be covered in the contract and what additional controls and measures may be required to cover the gaps.

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About the Presenter

Steve Dennis has worked in the IT industry over for 30 years in a wide variety of roles including management of support teams, IT infrastructure architecture, design and consultancy. More recently he has spent the last eight years working in IT Security consultancy roles for a large, multinational utility company, covering a broad range of IT projects from onboarding new acquisitions through the outsourcing IT support and has spent the last 5 years involved with the adoption and integration of cloud technologies and solutions.

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