Navigating the Complexities of Policy and Compliance in Hybrid Clouds – Tim Woods – BSW #259

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With an ever expanding perimeter, how do organizations address the challenges of hybrid cloud? New threats, increased complexity, and continued fragmentation of security responsibilities makes it harder than ever.

Tim Woods, VP Technology Alliances at Firemon, joins BSW to discuss how centralized policy management can provide the visibility, enforcement, and compliance of policies across hybrid cloud environments. This segment is sponsored by FireMon. Visit to learn more about them! Visit for all the latest episodes!

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Navigating the Complexities of Policy and Compliance in Hybrid Clouds


Tim Woods

Tim Woods – Vice President of Technology Alliances at FireMon

Tim Woods brings more than 20 years of security experience to his role as VP of
Technology Alliances at FireMon. His global engagements have given him great insights across virtually every market sector and enterprises of all sizes. Tim
believes his most important task is education and raising awareness to build strong organizational security postures. According to Tim, “fighting complacency
in security should be everyone’s top priority if we are to win the war on cybercrime and it’s very gratifying to work somewhere you know is making an impact.”
Tim’s passion for security grew quickly during his eight years serving the Naval Intelligence Community and continued to advance as he assumed strategic roles
at several successful security startups and through his 14 year tenure at FireMon.


Ben Carr

Ben Carr – CISO at Cradlepoint

Ben Carr is the Chief Information Security Officer at Qualys. He is an information security and risk executive with more than 25 years of experience in developing and executing long-term security strategies. Ben has demonstrated global leadership and experience, through executive leadership roles of advanced technology, high risk, and rapid-growth initiatives, at companies such as Aristocrat, Tenable, Visa and Nokia. While at Aristocrat, Ben built a world-class global cybersecurity program from the ground up as part of a digital transformation. As a senior cybersecurity executive at Visa, Ben was responsible for developing and leading Visa’s Global Attack Surface Management Team and capability. Prior to Visa, he led all security programs for Nokia corporate IT as the Global Head of IT Security. Ben holds a certificate in Risk & Information Systems Control (CRISC), is a Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer (CDPSE).

Matt Alderman

Matt Alderman – Executive Director at CyberRisk Alliance


Strategic Advisor at Automox, security consultant, and wizard of entrepreneurship.

Tyler Robinson

Tyler Robinson – Director of Offensive Security & Research at Trimarc Security, Founder & CEO at Dark Element


As the Managing Director of Offensive Security & Research at Trimarc, Tyler leads a team of high-performance security professionals within the offensive security field by simulating sophisticated adversaries and creating scalable offensive security platforms using the latest techniques as seen in the wild. With over 2 decades of experience, Tyler specializes in Red Teaming, APT threat modeling, blackbox network penetration testing, and Physical/Social-Engineering. Tyler has presented at multiple conferences including BSides, DefCon and Blackhat panels, SANS security events and to multiple branches of the military.


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