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.

After a looooong hiatus the Security D-List Interviews are back! To ring in the New Year and get the ball rolling once again we interview author, hacker, speaker and all around nice guy, Jayson E. Street. Q: Tell us a little about yourself. Wow what a loaded question to start with ;-). I am a person looking for questions to help answer who I am, an author who loves to read, a father who gets grounded, a husband always on the first date, a human who is saddened by humanity (but sometimes uplifted by it) and an INFOSEC professional who does not...

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Waiting for my flight from Calgary to San Francisco for RSA 2011 I was able to spend some time in the Maple Leaf Lounge - access afforded to me by my frequent traveling and accumulation of Aeroplan miles. Now, I'm a fairly paranoid person when it comes to my personal effects and airports. Maybe it's because I've seen the movie Brokedown Palace too many times and don't want to be thrown in jail for inadvertantly trying to smuggle someone else's illicit narcotics between countries or maybe I just don't trust people not to pilfer my stuff. If you walk around...

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