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Cloud Expo: Cloud Shifts the Burden of Security to Development

Parasoft CSO Wayne Ariola to explore three ways to help development bear the burden of security that the cloud places on them

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The move to the cloud brings a number of new security challenges, but the application remains your last line of defense. Developers are extremely well-poised to perform tasks critical for securing the application - provided that certain key obstacles are overcome.

In his session at the 13th International Cloud Expo®, Wayne Ariola, Chief Strategy Officer at Parasoft, will explore three ways to help development bear the burden of security that the cloud places on them:

  • Use penetration testing results to help developers determine how to effectively "harden" the most vulnerable parts of the application.
  • Apply the emerging practice of "service virtualization" to provide developers the test environment access needed to exercise realistic security scenarios from the development environment.
  • Implement policy-driven development to help developers understand and satisfy management's security expectations.

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Speaker Bio
Wayne Ariola is Chief Strategy Officer & VP of Corporate Development at Parasoft, a leading provider of integrated software development management, quality lifecycle management, and dev/test environment management solutions. He leverages customer input and fosters partnerships with industry leaders to ensure that Parasoft solutions continuously evolve to support the ever-changing complexities of real-world business processes and systems. Ariola has more than 15 years of strategic consulting experience within the technology and software development industries. He holds a BA from the University of California at Santa Barbara and an MBA from Indiana University.

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