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.

Our CloudPassage team is growing and I'm looking for 3 interns in the Bay Area to come work with me for a semester to help make our award winning product a bit better. This is an excellent, and paid, opportunity to work with the hottest cloud security startup. Here is what I'm looking for: Internship #1: We are looking for a Security Integration Developer intern who loves to build tools to enhance our award-winning Halo product. Our product is not only known for its depth of security technology but also for its comprehensive breadth of capabilities that include software vulnerability reporting, software...

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According to GigaOm, the NGINX web server, which has been adopted by a growing number of users and currently challenges Microsoft for the number two spot, is now going commercial with a new NGINX Plus release. "The commercial version wraps new features including advanced monitoring, application health checks and dynamic configuration and management around a Service Level Agreement" said Nginx Inc. CEO Gus Robertson. Though GigaOm reports that the price for the new offering is a surprisingly high $1,350 per instance per month, the NGINX website tells a different story. As you can see from the NGINX Plus page the...

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