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MEDIA ALERT: PerspecSys Executives David Canellos and Mike Morrissey to Detail New Solutions for Solving Cloud Data Privacy and Security Concerns for the Enterprise at Cloud Computing Expo East 2012

Organizations are facing significant challenges when looking to adopt mission-critical cloud applications, especially at the enterprise level where sensitive data is at risk. At Cloud Computing Expo 2012 (June 11-14, 2012), PerspecSys executives David Canellos and Mike Morrissey will speak on the most pressing issues facing businesses and the cloud security industry today. Sessions will cover key data residency, compliance and regulatory requirements that are barriers to deploying cloud solutions. They will also highlight case studies where new solutions have been used by enterprises to address these challenges and enable cloud adoption.



David Canellos is president and CEO of PerspecSys Inc., a leader in cloud data protection solutions that removes the technical, legal and financial risks of placing sensitive company data in the cloud. Mr. Canellos is a data security expert who has previously held executive level positions in security companies such as Irdeto Worldwide, Cloakware, and Cramer Systems.

Mike Morrissey is VP, Research & Development for PerspecSys. Previously, he held various executive roles at Research In Motion (RIM), Descartes Systems Group, and IBM.


How to Capitalize on the Cloud & Protect Your Data in the Face of Compliance and Regulatory Hurdles

Tuesday, June 12th -- 6:20-7:05pm

Whether your company falls under E.U. data protection laws, HIPAA PHI guidelines, PCI DSS requirements, or other regulatory guidelines, the public cloud is not out of reach. In this session, Mike Morrissey will introduce some of the key privacy, residency, and security areas to consider when adopting public cloud, and best practices for securing the cloud for mission-critical applications without disrupting user functionality.

Cloud & Big Data Strategy Viewed Through the Lens of Business Value

Tuesday, June 12th -- 7:10-7:40pm

In this CEO Power Panel, David Canellos and his fellow participants will be discussing hot topics in the business of cloud computing. Topics to be explored include:
-- Concrete examples of how cloud computing is an engine of business value.
-- Why there is such an industry buzz around big data now.
-- Whether cloud computing enables companies to leverage capabilities that they don’t own.
-- Whether big data will only be used for analytical purposes, or if it will enable new products.
-- How exactly the cloud enables companies to be better positioned to innovate around new products and services.
-- Notable big acquisitions within the cloud or big data space that signal sign of things to come.
-- What are the cloud/big data markets going to look like in 3-5 years.

Taming the Cloud Data Beast – Information Privacy, Residency and Security in the Cloud

Thursday, June 14th -- 2:10-2:40pm

Navigating the complex web of regulatory and compliance requirements related to the processing and storage of sensitive enterprise data in the cloud is a huge challenge for business. The cloud is borderless – so how do you cover your business risk and security requirements when your SaaS application requires your data to move out of your control and into the cloud? In this session, David Canellos will highlight some of the data residency and privacy requirements that make cloud adoption a challenge for many businesses and will explore, through the use of case studies, how some innovative organizations are tackling the problem and embracing the cloud.


Cloud Computing Expo 2012
Javits Center
655 West 34th Street
New York, NY 10001


David Canellos & Mike Morrissey will be available post-presentation for informal Q&A and will be available for follow-up at PerspecSys’ booth #423 on the Expo Floor. PerspecSys will be demonstrating its Cloud Data Protection Gateway in its booth and will be handing out its Global Data Privacy Rules reference guide to visitors.


For additional information on PerspecSys, please visit or follow on Twitter @perspecsys.

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