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Why You Need to Enable Transparent Security in the Cloud

At Cloud Expo, VASCO Data Security’s John Gunn to discuss how to find the right balance between access control and convenience

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The promise of easy, rapid, and low-cost deployment is luring increasing numbers to the cloud. Is security the only remaining obstacle to total domination by the cloud?

In his session at 14th Cloud Expo, John Gunn, VP of Corporate Communications for VASCO Data Security, will examine how the evolving threat landscape will present new security challenges for the cloud. You will also learn how to use transparent authentication to find the right balance between keeping the promise of user convenience while still maintaining essential security practices.

Topics presented:

  • The evolution of cloud security threats
  • How to find the right balance between access control and convenience
  • How to ensure a positive users experience with transparent authentication
  • How to match authentication methods with changing user risk profiles
  • Multi-device/multi-app authentication and security
  • Achieving the ideal user experience

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Speaker Bio:
John Gunn has 10 years of experience in the IT computer segment. He serves as the Vice President of Corporate Communications for VASCO Data Security, an international provider of authentication and digital signature solutions. John was previously the head of the security solutions group at Harland Clarke, the worlds' largest provider of payment solutions to financial institutions, and he was General Manager of North America for Aladdin Knowledge Systems, a leading provider of IT security solutions.

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