Amrit Williams

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Amrit WilliamsAmrit Williams has over 20 years of experience in information security and is currently the Chief Technology Officer of CloudPassage. Amrit has held a variety of engineering, management and consulting positions prior to joining CloudPassage. Previously, Williams was the Director of Emerging Security Technologies and CTO for mobile computing at IBM, which acquired BigFix, an entperprise systems and security management company where Wiliams was CTO. Prior to BigFix, Williams was a research director in the Information Security and Risk Research Practice at Gartner, Inc. where he covered vulnerability and threat management, network security, security information and event management, risk management, and secure application development. Before IBM, Williams was a director of engineering for nCircle Network Security, and undertook leadership positions at Consilient Inc., Network Associates, and McAfee Associates, where he worked to develop market leading security and systems management solutions.



Articles by Amrit Williams

OpenSSL Vulnerability a Reminder that Security is a Process

OpenSSL Vulnerability a Reminder that Security is a Process

Recently, a new set of OpenSSL vulnerabilities was announced and a new set of patches were released. Naturally, visions of the dreaded Heartbleed bug sprang to mind — though the fresh flaw was not quite so fatal as that. But if our secure sockets layers suddenly aren’t so secure, what are we to do? At …

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Security Breaches and silicon valley

Silicon Valley Doesn’t Lead Breach Prevention. But It Should

As the undisputed global leader in technological innovation, it has always been shocking to me that Silicon Valley doesn’t lead the nation in cyber security best practices. I mean, if not us, then who should lead? 2014 could have easily been named “the year of the big breach” as global cyber crime cost businesses $375-$575 billion, …

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Cybersecurity: Lessons from the U.S. CENTCOM Twitter Hack

Amrit Williams of CloudPassage discusses what lessons the U.S. CENTCOM Twitter hack should teach organizations.

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