Tuesday, 20 June 2017
12 pm (EDT) / 11 am (CDT) / 9 am (PDT) / 16:00 (UTC)
1 CPE (Members only)
Getting administrators to accept privileged access controls is critical to success. Creating the right experience for administrators to be productive can make the difference between success and failure. Brian Cullinan, at Earthlink has experienced these challenges first hand and will share what he has learned. In this session, we will cover the challenges to gaining acceptance and practical approaches to reducing the friction.
Managing access to privileged identities, information and assets is a growing challenge and getting administrators to accept privileged access controls is critical to its success. Creating the right experience for administrators to be productive can make the difference between success and failure. Additionally, any implementation needs proper planning and communication to avoid common delays.
On June 20, Brian Cullinan of Windstream Holdings (formerly Earthlink) will join Suresh Sridharan, Director at CA Technologies in a discussion to understand the common challenges organizations face in managing such access and some of the best practices to follow to deliver a successful privileged access management program.
From this session, you can expect to learn:
- Common challenges that necessitate the use of privileged access management
- Best practices
- Pitfalls to avoid during the implementation
Brian Cullinan, CISSP
Brian Cullinan, CISSP, is part of Windstream’s Enterprise Information Risk and Security team and is responsible for helping fit new technologies into the organization and to secure existing technologies. Brian has come to Windstream from its recent acquisition of EarthLink, and has had technology focused roles in the telecommunications industry for close to 18 years. Before his role in security, Brian held a Sr. Systems Engineer position in the Enterprise Windows Systems team focusing on technologies like Active Directory, SharePoint, and Forefront Identity Manager.
Director Privileged Access Management
Suresh Sridharan is part of CA’s Product Marketing team responsible for Privileged Access Management & Threat Analytics. He comes to CA from Gigya, where he was part of their Product & Technology Strategy efforts. Suresh has close to 20 years of industry experience of which 11 years have been in the Identity and Access Management space having worked at companies such as Okta, Oracle and Sun Microsystems. Prior to Product Management and Product Marketing, Suresh was part of engineering teams at Rational Software, Gemplus Corporation (now Gemalto) and mFormation Technologies.
Suresh has a Masters in Computer Science from Southern Methodist University, Dallas and an MBA from The University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.