Editors Note: We had to sit on this news for a while until all was cleared through corporate channels at HP and the announcement could be made public. This interview was conducted in early August during the Black Hat USA conference in Las Vegas.
Hewlett-Packard's Software division has tapped Infosec Island contributor Rafal Los for the position of Enterprise and Cloud Security Strategist. Los combines over a decade of deep technical expertise in information security and risk management with a critical business perspective.
From technical research to building and implementing enterprise application security programs, Los has a proven track record with organizations of diverse sizes and verticals.
He is a sought after speaker at both public and private information security and quality conferences, and has presented at events produced by OWASP, ISSA, SecTor, Black Hat, DEFCON, and SANS and many others.
Staying active and contributing to the community - he participates in OWASP, the Cloud Security Alliance and other industry groups, and is a regular contributor at Infosec Island.
His blog, Following the White Rabbit, offers a unique perspective on enterprise security and cloud has amassed a following from his industry peers, business professionals, and even the media. It can be found at hp.com/go/white-rabbit. Los also does a podcast which can be found at Http://podcast.wh1t3rabbit.net.
Prior to joining HP, Los defined what became the software security program and served as a security lead at a Global Fortune 100. Los also contributed to the global organization's security and risk-management strategy internally and with their customers.
Los prides himself on being able to add a 'tint of corporate realism' to information security. He received his B.S. in Computer Information Systems from Concordia University, River Forest, Ill.
The Infosec Island team would like to extend a warm congratulations to Raf on his new position.
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