Speaker "Srini Gurrapu" Details Back



Cloud Security and Governance Framework: Shadow-IT and Sanctioned-IT


Organizations are embracing the cloud faster than ever moving critical business functions such as CRM, HRM, Email, IT Service Management, Cloud Storage, Marketing and analytics. On the average, organizations have around 1000+ cloud services used in the enterprise with approximately 10% of them are IT-sponsored (aka, Sanctioned IT) -- and the rest are brought in my individual Line-of-business (LOB) or employees, aka, Shadow-IT. With the rapid growing usage of the cloud services, organizations are exposed to many data security, risk, governance, compliance and data jurisdiction regulations concerns.
This session covers the "Top 10 best practices for Cloud Security and Governance" for both sanctioned and shadow-IT services that are used by many Fortune 500 customers across different verticals and country specific regulations.


Srini is VP, Products, Design & Innovation at Claris, a subsidiary of Apple, a leader in Enterprise low-code solutions accelerating digital transformation. 
Srini brings 25 years of experience in security, cloud, mobile, AI and networking markets at several success companies such as Skyhigh Networks (McAfee), BlueCoat (Symantec), Neoteris (Juniper) and FaceTime (Actiance), Microsoft and Bell Labs. Srini led product management, marketing, strategic alliances & customer solutions at these companies driving the vision, strategy and execution.
Srini’s primary forte is building innovative market leading solutions, establishing trusted advisory relationships with customers, and partnering in the customer’s strategic direction to achieve successful outcomes. Srini also worked as EIR (Entrepreneur-In-Residence) at Austin Ventures, one of the large VC firms in US.
Srini regularly speaks at many industry thought leadership conferences, CIO/CISO summits covering modern technologies such as AI, Cloud Security, Cybery Security and Resilience and AR.
Srini is passionate about yoga, a certified yoga teacher and participated in USA Yoga 2017 national championship.