Information Security Media Group Announces Cloud Computing Security Panel Webinar

Information Security Media Group Announces Cloud Computing Security Panel Webinar October 4, 2010

Princeton, NJ - October 4, 2010 - Information Security Media Group (ISMG)
Information Security Media Group, publisher of,,, and announces a timely web-based event focused on cloud computing security, and how banking institutions can securely and successfully utilize cloud computing.

The webinar, entitled Cloud Computing: The Gotchas and the Gains - Proven Strategies for Success in the Cloud, debuts Wednesday, November 3, 2010.

Today, with more banking services to offer and more hosting options from vendors, banking institutions have a broad range of Cloud Computing opportunities before them. But they also have significant questions to answer re: scale, security, privacy and true business benefits.

In this session, Matt Speare, SVP of IT at a large U.S. financial services organization, will lead our Cloud Computing discussion - setting the stage with a presentation depicting a banking institution's approach to the Cloud. He'll discuss not just the theory of Cloud - but about the real business benefits that pioneer banking institutions are realizing today. Michael Smith, Security Evangelist with Akamai, and Kristin Lovejoy, Director, GRM & Corporate Security Strategy at IBM, will discuss proven solutions to help financial institutions utilize cloud computing.

During this webinar, the panel will discuss:

  • Advantages and disadvantages of storing data or running applications online, as opposed to in-house;
  • Current regulatory trends toward better security and privacy standards - and how they impact cloud computing;
  • Legal, privacy, records management and ethical challenges that have been identified by cloud pioneers -- and strategies to avoid those pitfalls.

The webinar is being sponsored by the following organizations:

Akamai® provides market-leading, cloud-based services for optimizing Web and mobile content and applications, online HD video, and secure e-commerce. Combining highly distributed, energy-efficient computing with intelligent software, Akamai's global platform is transforming the cloud into a more viable place to inform, entertain, advertise, transact and collaborate.

IBM Security Solutions, which help clients to innovate and operate their businesses on highly secure infrastructure platforms, include an extensive portfolio of hardware, software, professional and managed services offerings covering the spectrum of IT and business security risks.

For more information or to register for the webinar go to:

About ISMG: Based in Princeton, N.J., Information Security Media Group publishes,, and, which are one-stop sites for the latest news, insights and education on the top information security issues facing U.S. financial institutions and government agencies today. Through articles, webinars, podcasts, blogs and news alerts from federal regulatory agencies such as the FDIC, GAO, NCUA, HHS, FTC and NIST, the ISMG team is committed to providing up-to-date information on the security regulations, threats, solutions, training and career trends that most impact banks, credit unions, government agencies, healthcare organizations and other related enterprises. Leading companies supporting and benefiting from these initiatives include CA, Fortify, RSA Security, IBM, Symantec and VeriSign.

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