Cloud Security , Security Operations , Video

Cloud Security: The Need for AWS Backup

Sam Nicholls and David Hill of Veeam on Shared Security in the Cloud
Sam Nicholls, director, public cloud - global product marketing; David Hill, global technologist, Veeam Software

Whether on-premises or in the cloud, secure backups are a necessity. Sam Nicholls and David Hill of Veeam Software discuss backups, the shared responsibility model and IAM considerations for enterprises during their cloud migrations.

In this video interview with Information Security Media Group, Nicholls and Hill discuss:

  • What's misunderstood about the shared responsibility model;
  • Backup and other cloud security best practices;
  • Compliance and data retention considerations.

Nicholls, who has over 10 years of sales, alliance management and product marketing experience in IT, is a director for public cloud product marketing at Veeam. He has evolved from his on-premises storage days and is now laser-focused on spreading the word about cloud-native backup and recovery, packing in thousands of viewers on his webinars, blogs and web pages.

Hill is a global technologist working within Veeam’s Product Strategy, Office of the CTO, developing the company's multi-cloud strategy. Prior to joining Veeam, he was the lead evangelist at VMware in the public cloud business unit. Over the past 20 years, he has been a successful entrepreneur, architect and business consultant working with some of the top consultancies and businesses around the world. He is a regular contributor to the virtualization community, a vExpert since 2012 and a former Veeam Vanguard.

Want to learn more from Veeam? Check out three of their complementary whitepapers below:

5 Ransomware Protection Best Practices

2021 Ransomware Retrospective

Ransomware in 2022: 7 Capabilities You Need for Rapid and Reliable Recovery

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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