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Optiv Security’s JD Sherry to Present on Cloud Security at Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit

June 13, 2016

Seasoned Technology Executive to Share Cloud Expertise, Assist Organizations with Incident Response

Denver – June 13, 2016 - Optiv Security, a market-leading provider of end-to-end cyber security solutions, today announced that JD Sherry, vice president, cloud security, will speak at the 2016 Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit. Sherry will present his session, “Who’s On First? Don’t Be Confused About IR in the Cloud,” on June 16 from 9:15 – 10:00 a.m. EST. The summit is scheduled to take place June 13-16, 2016 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Md.

Sherry’s talk focuses on security challenges surrounding the cloud, which continues to be adopted by more and more companies. He will analyze legal and practical challenges, as well as tools, tips and tricks for effective incident response.

What: Who’s On First? Don’t Be Confused About IR in the Cloud

Who: JD Sherry, vice president, cloud security, has more than 15 years of security and data center architecture experience and has successfully implemented large-scale public, private and hybrid clouds emphasizing security architecture best practices. 

When: Thursday, June 16, 2016 from 9:15 – 10:00 a.m. EST

Where: Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, Md.

Media wishing to interview Sherry should contact Lauren Howe at or (443) 519-5455.

About Optiv Security

Optiv is a market-leading provider of end-to-end cyber security solutions. We help clients plan, build and run successful cyber security programs that achieve business objectives through our depth and breadth of cyber security offerings, extensive capabilities and proven expertise in cyber security strategy, managed security services, incident response, risk and compliance, security consulting, training and support, integration and architecture services, and security technology. A Blackstone (NYSE: BX) portfolio company, Optiv maintains premium partnerships with more than 300 of the leading security technology manufacturers. For more information, visit or follow us at, and


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