Press Release

CloudPassage Webinar: Operating PCI Compliant Servers on Amazon EC2

San Francisco, Calif , January 22, 2013

This week CloudPassage®, and Amazon Web Services (AWS) are hosting a joint webinar, educating enterprises on how to operate PCI compliant servers on Amazon EC2. Carson Sweet, CEO of CloudPassage, Ryan Holland, Ecosystem Solutions Architect for Amazon Web Services, and Philip Stehlik, CTO of Taulia, will discuss the current security capabilities of AWS and provide insight on how to supplement them.

The webinar Operating PCI Compliant Servers on Amazon EC2 will take place on Thursday, Jan. 24 at 11a.m. PST / 2p.m. EST. Register online for the 45-minute live webinar by visiting:

Achieving regulatory compliance in the cloud is often misunderstood. New tools like CloudPassage Halo, offered on the AWS Marketplace, are designed for the challenges of dynamic cloud environments and make PCI compliance in the cloud a reality.

Webinar attendees will learn strategies for achieving compliance leveraging cloud server deployment best practices and cloud-capable security tools.

More specifically, attendees will learn:

  • What the PCI DSS requires
  • Compliance challenges and opportunities
  • What Amazon Web Services handles for you
  • Your PCI and securityresponsibilities
  • Automating security and compliance with Halo
  • Customer case study: Taulia, Inc.

About the Presenters

Carson Sweet is co-founder and CEO of CloudPassage. His information security career spans two decades and includes entrepreneurial, management and hands-on technology experience. He holds multiple industry accreditations including ISACA CISM and ISC2 CISSP. Prior to co-founding CloudPassage he served as RSA’s principal solutions architect for the financial services sector.

Ryan Holland brings over 15 years of IT industry experience to his role as Ecosystem Solutions Architect for Amazon Web Services where he focuses on enabling security partners. Prior to joining AWS Ryan worked at Trend Micro where he managed technical business development for Cloud and Data Center Security and previously to that several roles in areas of data security and encryption technologies.

Philip Stehlik is CTO of Taulia Inc. As Chief Technology Officer, Philip Stehlik’s responsibilities include managing Taulia’s platform technology, interfacing with external systems and the SAP solutions and overseeing security and performance management. Philip is a founding member of Taulia.