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.

My lovely wife, Keli Hay, is now a free agent and is available for all of your instructional design, training and technical writing needs. You can read all about her on her about.me page but here are some highlights: More than a decade of experience developing and delivering learning and written content Experience in software, financial services, energy, life sciences, retail, defense, healthcare, and government verticals Has designed, developed and lead learning deliverables for various clients Helped developed technical documentation and courseware for internal, customer and partner training at Q1 Labs, an IBM company Provided introductory and intermediate-level training on various Microsoft software packages Provided technical...

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