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Podcast: Discussion with Ben de Bont of HP Cloud

‎10-09-2013 01:03 PM - edited ‎10-09-2015 10:00 PM


Joining today’s HP Public Cloud Podcast is Ben de Bont, Chief Security Officer of HP Cloud.


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About Ben de Bont


Ben de Bont is Chief Security Officer of HP Cloud Services. He has responsibility for all aspects of security for HP’s public cloud offering.


Prior to joining HP, Mr. de Bont led the MySpace Security Group as Director of Information Security (CISO), and sat upon the Global News Corporation Security Committee, working extensively with business units including the Dow Jones and 20th Century Fox.


Mr. de Bont has also previously led the Incident Response Group for Microsoft’s Online Services, and held security responsibility for Hotmail, MSN Messenger and Search business units. He is an active and well known member of the security community, contributing to groups such as OWASP, the Cloud Security Alliance, and ISACA.


Mr. de Bont holds a MS degree in Computer Science from the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia, and his undergraduate degree from the same institution. His thesis addressed ‘Digital Watermarking Encryption Algorithms Attacks and Defenses’ and he holds numerous security certifications such as the CISSP, CPISM, CISA and CISM.

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I manage the HPE Helion social media and website teams promoting the enterprise cloud solutions at HPE for hybrid, public, and private clouds. I was previously at Dell promoting their Cloud solutions and was the open source community manager for OpenStack and at Rackspace and Citrix Systems. While at Citrix Systems, I founded the Citrix Developer Network, developed global alliance and licensing programs, and even once added audio to the DOS ICA client with assembler. Follow me at @SpectorID

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