About Andrew Hay

Andrew Hay is an information security industry veteran with close to 20 years of experience as a security practitioner, industry analyst, and executive. As the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at DataGravity, Inc., he advocates for the company’s total information security needs and is responsible for the development and delivery of the company’s comprehensive information security strategy.

Andrew has served in various roles and responsibilities at a number of companies including OpenDNS (now a Cisco company), CloudPassage, Inc., 451 Research, the University of Lethbridge, Capital G Bank Ltd. (now Clarien Bank Bermuda), Q1 Labs (now IBM), Nokia (now Check Point), Nortel Networks, Magma Communications (now Primus Canada), and Taima Corp (now Convergys).

Andrew is frequently approached to provide expert commentary on security-industry developments, and has been featured in such publications as Forbes, Bloomberg, Wired, USA Today, International Business Times, Sacramento Bee, Delhi Daily News, Austin Business Journal, Ars Technica, RT, VentureBeat, LeMondeInformatique, eWeek, TechRepublic, Infosecurity Magazine, The Data Center Journal, TechTarget, Network World, Computerworld, PCWorld, and CSO Magazine.

Today's interview is with Joshua Corman. I was introduced to Josh at SANS Network Security in San Diego, CA in the fall of 2009 by Dave Shackleford. He's a great guy with lots to say about lots of different things. Q: Tell us a little about yourself. I'm 34 years old. I live with my wife and 2 daughters in New Hampshire [Live Free or Die]. Security pros didn't initially know what to make of me - some still don't. I'm technical, but no l33t. Business savvy, but not a marketing wonk. Mostly, I'm a very effective translational bridge between the super technical...

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Today's interview is with Erin "SecBarbie" Jacobs. Arguably the "social butterfly" of the D-List, Erin can easily debate compliance issues, plan the nights party schedule, and argue gender issues in the field with a perfect stranger, all while ensuring everyone is involved and having a good time. I hear she can also leap tall buildings in a single bound but she can't outrun trains like she used to. Q: Tell us a little about yourself. I often play a little Jekyll and Hyde on the internet. By day I am a CSO in financial services and have played this role for over...

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The final interview of this week is with Rob "Mubix" Fuller. I first met Rob at RSA 2009 and we hung out the whole conference. Interviewing Rob was difficult as he doesn't (and isn't allowed to) talk much about his day job but I did manage to get some information out of him. Q: Tell us a little about yourself. I'm a United States Marine assigned to 1st Civ Div. I have an amazing family, I'm a extremely proud father and I love what I do for a living, not much more to tell. Q: How did you get interested in information security? You...

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