Subra Kumaraswamy
Director, Security Architecture, eBay Inc

Subra is cloud security and identity strategist and architect at eBay. Prior to that he was a security architect for Oracle’s On Demand platform service. Previously, he led various security initiatives including identity and access management and consulted for Sun’s public infrastructure service cloud. He is co-author of the O’Reilly publication “Cloud Security and Privacy – An Enterprise perspective on risks and compliance”, which addresses issues related to preparing for cloud computing. Subra is a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance and co-chair of the Identity & Access Management and Encryption & Key Management workgroups. Subra’s has held leadership roles at Accenture, Netscape, Lycos and Sun. Subra has a Masters degree in Computer Engineering from Clemson University. Subra is CISSP and CISM certfied.

Sessions

Location: Portland_Ballroom
Average rating: *....
(1.62, 8 ratings)
One of the hottest topics in cloud is security. But is much of the cloud security debate simply FUD or are there some real consequences of this change? How does cloud change traditional security models, can they they be re-used or is it back to the drawing board? Read more.
Location: Portland_Ballroom
Sam Johnston (Google), Benjamin Black (Boundary), Subra Kumaraswamy (eBay Inc), Mark Masterson (CSC), Patrick Kerpan (Cohesive Flexible Technologies), Stephen O'Grady (Redmonk)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 5 ratings)
Do standards matter in the cloud, are they important or a pointless waste of time which is more likely to inhibit innovation rather than benefit it? Read more.
Location: Portland_Ballroom
Tags: cloud, api, debate
George Reese (enStratus Networks LLC), James Duncan (Joyent), Subra Kumaraswamy (eBay Inc), Mark Masterson (CSC), Patrick Kerpan (Cohesive Flexible Technologies), Stephen O'Grady (Redmonk)
Average rating: **...
(2.80, 5 ratings)
One of the major concerns around cloud computing is lock-in but can open APIs solve this problem. Are they enough to create portability and interoperability between providers? Can Open APIs mean that a proprietary platform can be a friend to the open source world? Read more.
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