Navigating the Cloud: Mitigating Vulnerabilities, Misconfigurations, and Risks

Thursday, April 18, 2024

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST

60 minutes, including Q&A

In the dynamic landscape of cloud computing, security remains a paramount concern, particularly as organizations transition to increasingly complex cloud environments. This webinar, tailored for Blackhat attendees, dives deep into the heart of cloud security challenges, focusing on vulnerabilities, misconfigurations, and effective risk reduction strategies.

Join us to explore the intricacies of safeguarding your cloud assets. We'll dissect real-world scenarios, revealing how vulnerabilities emerge, the typical misconfigurations that lead to security breaches, and the proactive measures you can employ to mitigate risks.

Key takeaways include:

  • Understanding the common vulnerabilities in cloud environments and their potential impacts.
  • Identifying and rectifying misconfigurations before they become gateways for attackers.
  • Implementing a holistic risk reduction strategy that aligns with your organization's cloud adoption journey.
  • Leveraging cutting-edge tools and technologies for comprehensive cloud security assessment and improvement.

This webinar is designed not just to inform but to empower attendees with the knowledge and tools needed to fortify their cloud environments against the evolving threat landscape. Whether you are a security professional, cloud architect, or IT strategist, this session will provide valuable insights and practical solutions for enhancing your cloud security posture.

Sponsored by:



Jonathan Care

Cybersecurity & Fraud Detection

Jonathan Care is an expert in the field of Cybersecurity & Fraud Detection and is a Fellow of the British Computer Society1. He regularly advises cybersecurity industry leaders on strategic growth and has worked with key figures in industry and government across the globe. He has also testified in court as an expert witness and forensic investigator.

Mr Care served as a Senior Director Analyst at Gartner until 2022, accumulating 33 years of industry experience. During his service he was a top-rated analyst, responsible for defining the Fraud market, and lead Gartner’s Insider Threat and Risk research.

Nayeem Islam

Vice President of Product Management for Cloud Security


Nayeem Islam is the Vice President of Product Management at Qualys for cloud security. Prior to joining, he was founder and CEO of Blue Hexagon, a cloud security company that pioneered the use of AI to detect cloud threats. Blue Hexagon is now part of Qualys.

Terry Sweeney


Black Hat

Terry Sweeney is a Los Angeles-based writer and editor who's covered business technology for three decades. He's written about cyber security for more than 15 years and was one of the founding editors of Dark Reading. Sweeney has covered enterprise networking extensively, as well as its supporting technologies like storage, wireless, cloud-based apps and the emerging Internet of Things. He's been a contributing editor to The Washington Post, Crain’s New York Business, Red Herring, Information Week, Network World, SearchAWS.com, and Stadium Tech Report.

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