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.

Well the cat is finally out of the bag. As announced yesterday at SOURCE Boston I will be joining The 451 Group as the Senior Analyst primarily responsible for the SIEM, Log Management, GRC, Forensics, Vulnerability Analysis, and Penetration Testing portfolios...

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I will be presenting my talk entitled So You Want to Write a Security Book, Eh? at Security BSides Boston. The talk will take place at the Microsoft New England Research & Development Center research and software innovation campus located in the heart of Cambridge, Massachusetts at 11am on Saturday, April 24th, 2010. About: Have you ever thought about writing a security book, but were not sure where to start? What kind of book should you write? How do you get a publisher? What can you expect to make off your book? Join Andrew Hay, author of the OSSEC Host-based Intrusion Detection Guide,...

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