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How Google Protects Its Corporate Security Perimeter without Firewalls (RSA Conference 2017)
The increasing mobility of professional users has brought an end to the traditional corporate security perimeter. Google has reinvented its security perimeter around devices through its ground breaking "BeyondCorp" initiative. In this talk, two Google security leaders will share how this transformation took place, where it's headed and how you can apply this approach to your organization.
(Source: RSA USA 2017)
Heather Adkins, Rory Ward
Heather Adkins is a 14-year Google veteran and Founding Member of the Google Security Team. As Director of Information Security, she has built a global team responsible for maintaining the safety and security of Google’s networks, systems and applications. The Google Security Team, now numbering in the hundreds, is involved in every facet of the business, including launching new products, mergers and acquisitions, building security infrastructure, responding to security threats and evangelism. She has an extensive background in systems and network administration with an emphasis on practical security, and has worked to build and secure some of the world’s largest infrastructure for web information systems.
Rory Ward is a Site Reliability Engineering Manager in Google Ireland. He previously worked in Ireland at Valista, in Silicon Valley at AOL, Netscape, Kiva and General Magic and in Los Angeles at Retix. He has a B.Sc. in Computer Applications from Dublin City University.