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With constant cloud innovation, the need for effective cloud security becomes more pertinent every day. Mike’s guest today is Eric Kedrosky, Director of Cloud Security Research and CISO for Sonrai Security, a company that helps businesses fortify their public cloud spaces. Eric has spent his career gathering a wealth of experience that has allowed him to become an expert in cloud security. Listen in to hear about the kinds of people that Eric is currently looking to hire!
In this episode, we talk about…
- Eric’s journey to becoming a Director of Cloud Security
- The uncomfortable feeling of moving to the cloud that everyone went through
- Things that Sonrai is working on right now to better serve its customers
- S3 bucket breaches are just the tip of the iceberg
- Common patterns amongst today’s security breaches
- Difficulties in covering the constantly-changing platforms
- Advice for those that are entering security as a practitioner
- Where certifications fall in cloud security
- Desirable characteristics when hiring a Security Engineer
- Educating others while understanding their perspective
- Breaking down Sonrai's metadata platform
- Advice for those learning cloud security
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