I'd like to be as involved as possible in OpenStack and help bring security to the top of everyone's mind
Andrew Hay is the Director of Applied Security Research at CloudPassage, Inc. where he leads the security research efforts for the company. Prior to joining CloudPassage, Andrew served as a Senior Security Analyst for 451 Research's Enterprise Security Practice (ESP) providing technology vendors, private equity firms, venture capitalists and end users with strategic advisory services – including competitive research, new product and go-to-market positioning, investment due diligence and tactical partnership, and M&A strategy. Through his work at 451 Research, Andrew was instrumental in securing tens of millions of dollars in equity investment for numerous security product vendors. He is a veteran strategist with more than a decade of experience related to endpoint, network and security management across various product sectors.
Andrew was honored with the title of Security Thought Leader in May 2008 by the SANS Institute; named an IT Knowledge Exchange blogger of the week in June 2009; listed as one of the Most Powerful Voices in Security by SYS-CON Media's Jim Kaskade in September 2011; and named one of Tripwire Inc.'s Top 25 Influencers in Security in December 2011.
He is frequently approached to provide expert commentary on security-industry developments, and has been interviewed by members of the press for such publications as The Sacramento Bee, eWeek, TechTarget, Wired Magazine, Network World and CSO Magazine, in addition to podcasts such as the Data Security Podcast, Forensic4Cast, SecuraBit, PaulDotCom, Security.Exe, Beyond The Perimeter, The Risk Hose, Security Roundtable and Tenable Network Security. He was formally the founder and cohost of the LogChat podcast with Dr. Anton Chuvakin. Andrew also has written articles for several trade publications such as Information Week Magazine, DarkReading and Network Computing on various security-related topics.
I'm involved in the following OpenStack projects: Nova,Heat,Ironic,Openstack-manuals