CloudPassage Hires Industry Veteran Christopher Brenton as Cloud Security Architect

CloudPassage, a security SaaS company, announced that information security expert and industry veteran Christopher Brenton has joined the company as cloud security architect.

Brenton joins CloudPassage from Dell Computers where he had been a security technology strategist in the office of the CTO.

"Chris is well respected throughout the security community for his efforts to educate, innovate and improve the state of the security industry. We're excited that Chris has chosen to put his experience to work to help CloudPassage continue driving forward innovation in cloud security," said Carson Sweet, co-founder and CEO of CloudPassage.

Brenton is an accomplished technical professional with experience directing the demands of complex projects, developing innovative systems, providing technical expertise and formulating strategies related to security and IT infrastructure. For more than a decade, Brenton has been a fellow instructor at the SANS Institute where he has served as primary author, presenter and trainer for the perimeter security track.

"Hybrid cloud requires a complete rethink of how we apply risk mitigation. The CloudPassage Halo product line is at the vanguard of these changes, with its ability to secure public IaaS, private IaaS, standalone servers and even desktops, all from a single interface," said Brenton. "I am excited to be a part of such a cutting-edge endeavor."

Brenton is one of the founding members of the original Honeynet Project, as well as one of the original Internet Storm Center handlers. During his career, Brenton was instrumental in the foundation of Dartmouth College's Institute for Security Technology Studies and CSO of one of the nation's first managed security providers, ALTeNet Solutions. Brenton is credited with discovering numerous security vulnerabilities and is a published author on networking and network security. In his spare time, Brenton is an extremely active blogger.

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