Big Data Cyber Security Architect Eddie Garcia Discusses Best Practices at 27 Jan Breakfast in DC

January 15, 2015
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By Bob Gourley

Eddie Garcia is regarded as one of the nation’s greatest Big Data security architects. At Gazzang he led engineering teams through successful fielding of secure hadoop deployments where security was provided without sacrificing performance. Now a security engineer with Cloudera, Eddie continues to work directly with clients from enterprises across multiple sectors of the economy.

Join Eddie and CTOvision’s Bob Gourley in an interactive discussion on best practices in security for big data deployments that will cover:

  • Authentication
  • Auditing
  • Encryption
  • Ways to leverage Intel hardware for enhanced security performance
  • Lessons learned from commercial and government deployments

Date: 27 Jan
Time: 0730-1030
Location: City Club of DC

Seating is limited for this intentionally small group session. If you would like to attend please contact us and signal your interest.

About Eddie Garcia:

Eddie Garcia is chief security architect at Cloudera, a leader in enterprise analytic data management. Eddie helps Cloudera enterprise customers reduce security and compliance risks associated with sensitive data sets stored and accessed in Apache Hadoop environments. Working in the office of the CTO, Eddie also provides security thought leadership and vision to the Cloudera product roadmap.
Formerly the VP of InfoSec and Engineering for Gazzang prior to its acquisition by Cloudera, Eddie architected and implemented secure and compliant Big Data infrastructures for customers in the financial services, healthcare and public sector industries to meet PCI, HIPAA, FERPA, FISMA and EU data security requirements. He was also the chief architect of the Gazzang zNcrypt product and is author of two patents for data security.