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“We cannot grow unless we have cybersecurity. It is essential for the defense of both individuals and the nation, which at the same time creates a huge economic opportunity. I want Israel to become a cyber power, and at the same time a catalyst for worldwide cyber capabilities,” Netanyahu told the audience. “It is just a matter of time before you are going to be penetrated, especially as you increase your connections to the outside w...
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The combined dynamics of rapidly-changing elastic infrastructure in the cloud and today’s accelerated threat landscape combine to produce a potentially catastrophic failure scenario for organizations pinning their security strategy on outdated legacy technologies. Complicating matters is the fact that traditional on-premises security tools either can’t offer the same protection for cloud infrastructure assets and often require too ma...
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As organizations large and small engage in migrating critical business operations and sensitive data out of the traditional on-premises data center, 2016 is shaping up to be a landmark year for the not only cloud services providers, but also for users seeking to maintain visibility and security in the process...
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DevOps unicorns may be a rare breed today, but that doesn’t mean they’ll continue to be in the future. Even if your company is an old school workhorse, it’s possible to make a magical transformation that breaks down the silos between your developers, security and IT operations and enables the company to develop apps faster and more securely. There are three major milestones your company will need to reach in order to make the transfo...
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What if your company is simply a workhorse, trying to subsist on a traditional organizational structure and legacy systems? Is it possible to magically transform into one of these lovely creatures to help your company achieve success with speed and security? In short, the answer is yes. But it will take a significant cultural shift and greater reliance on automation to succeed...
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In 2011, former federal CIO Vivek Kundra set the stage for federal government agencies to take full advantage of the benefits of cloud computing with through Cloud First initiative, which mandates that agencies consider cloud computing before other options for new IT projects. And since that time, several agencies – including the General Services Administration (GSA), Department of the Interior, Department of Agriculture and NASA – ...
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Companies are finally moving beyond some of the fear-based anti-cloud marketing that happened years ago and are realizing the benefits of having controlled, automated infrastructure. Removing the human element from some pieces of the model allows for reliable deployments, duplication of environments (development, staging, production) in a reliable fashion, and numerous other consistencies that didn't exist in the legacy datacenter wo...
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To successfully defend IaaS infrastructure, security and risk pros need to understand the security implications of Infrastructure as Code and and the importance of protecting the IaaS console and management plane. Join Cloud Security Alliance Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Jim Reavis, 451 Research analyst Adrian Sanabria, and Evident.io Co-founder and CEO Tim Prendergast as they discuss strategies your company needs to em...
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With the rise of DevSecOps, we get to truly redefine how operations, engineering, and security can be brought together in harmony to achieve unparalleled success. DevSecOps is propelling forward-thinking organizations by doing something simple - fostering collaboration of seemingly contradictory teams to align their disparate goals into a singular effort...
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There are always learning curves and initial obstacles when making fundamental changes to your daily security practices and operations, but when done right, the benefits far outweigh the costs. In this recorded webcast, Alan Shimel, Tim Prendergast, and David Mortman discuss the fundamentals required to renovate your organization’s processes and behaviors to gain huge efficiencies for your security operations in the cloud...
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Cloud environments undergo dramatic changes during deployments, auto-scaling events, and through natural growth. While static data center environments were simple enough to be evaluated by humans, the dynamic nature of cloud environments are too complex to adequately secure without automation. Your operational tools deliver continuous monitoring and alerting — why doesn’t your security suite? Join DevOps.com Editor-in-Chief Alan Shim...
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  • Evident.io
    Director of Corporate Communications, 2015 - present
    Anthony M. Freed is the Director of Corporate Communications at Evident.io, the leading provider of cloud security intelligence services which automates vulnerability detection processes while enforcing security and compliance policies. By delivering the fastest security intelligence available to cloud engineers in a friendly, consumable manner, Evident.io bridges the gap between agile and airtight. In 2013, Evident was founded by security experts, engineers, and DevOps experts with the mission of creating a cloud security infrastructure that is as easy to install and use as it is rock solid. Our leaders have worked with some of the biggest names in security and cloud computing – Adobe, Netflix, McAfee, Trend Micro and Norse – and bring with them a deep understanding of the cloud and key security processes.
  • Norse Corporation
    Senior Editor of Publications, 2014 - 2015
  • Tripwire, Inc.
    Community Engagement & Social Media Coordinator, 2014
  • Freelance Security Writer
    2008 - 2013
  • Infosec Island
    Managing Editor, 2010 - 2012
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Anthony M. Freed is the Director of Corporate Communications at Evident.io, the leading provider of cloud security intelligence services which automates vulnerability detection processes while enforcing security and compliance policies.

Anthony is also the Communications Advisor for the Cyber Security Forum Initiative, which provides Cyber Warfare awareness, guidance, and security solutions through collaboration, education, volunteer work, and training to assist the US Government, US Military, Commercial Interests, and International Partners.

Anthony is an infosec journalist who authored numerous feature articles, interviews and investigative reports which have been sourced and cited by dozens of major media outlets, including The New York Times, Reuters, The Register, Financial Times of London, MSNBC, Fox News, PC/IT/Computer/Tech World, eWeek, SC Magazine, CSO Magazine, Federal News Radio, The Herald-Tribune, Naked Security, and many more. 

Anthony previously wrote about the finance industry before moving into the information security field, and received notoriety as a financial freelance journalist, including having numerous articles published by leading media syndicates such as The Chicago Sun-Times, Business Week’s Business Exchange, Seeking Alpha, InvestorCentric, OpenSalon, Bear Market Investments, Alacra Pulse, ML-Implode, and dozens more.

Anthony also previously worked as a consultant to senior members of product development, secondary and capital markets from the largest financial institutions in the country, and he had a front row seat to the bursting of the credit bubble.

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