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Microsoft Opines on Cloud Computing Security

Mark Estberg from Global Foundation Services Division to Speak at Cloud Expo in New York

Microsoft Session at Cloud Expo

"Microsoft delivers enterprise and consumer cloud services from a global infrastructure that must keep customer data secure and maintain privacy and availability," writes Mark Estberg of Microsoft. He will be presenting a session at Cloud Expo at the Javtis Center in New York entitled, "Securing the Cloud Infrastructure at Microsoft."

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"The session describes how Microsoft has built on the same security principles used to manage risks to Microsoft software development and operating environments to create an information security program for its cloud infrastructure that maintains Microsoft’s commitment to delivering a trustworthy computing experience," he writes. "You'll hear how Microsoft’s information security program operates and meets complex statutory and regulatory compliance requirements. This includes a review of its ISO/IEC 27001:2005 based compliance framework and information security management system."

Mark Estberg is Senior Director of Information Security Risk & Compliance Management for Microsoft’s Global Foundation Services division. The Global Foundation Services division manages the cloud infrastructure and platform for Microsoft online services. His responsibilities include risk and compliance management, audit management, policy and business continuity.

In 2000, he joined Microsoft through the acquisition of Visio Corporation, where he was director of information technology. His tenure at Microsoft includes serving as senior director of the Information Technology Information Security organization, where he was responsible for information security risk management, policy, awareness, strategy, engineering, and governance. Additionally, he led the company's Security Center of Excellence that helps enterprise customers develop and implement security solutions. His career also includes software development, management consulting, and forensic economics.

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