ExoIS and Rapid7 Announce Panel Discussion on PCI in the Cloud

May 18, 2011 by  

Webmaster ToolboxSANTA CLARA, CA – ExoIS, a leading provider of information security and compliance services and products and PCI Qualified Security Assessor Company (QSAC), and Rapid7, a leading provider of unified vulnerability management and penetration testing solutions, today announced that the companies will co-host a PCI panel discussion in San Jose, California on Friday, June 10, 2011 to bring together industry professionals who are looking to migrate PCI environments to the cloud.

The PCI in the Cloud event will be held at the historic Hayes Mansion in San Jose with registration to open at 2:30 p.m., the panel discussion to occur from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., and cocktail and hors d’oeuvres on the patio to conclude the event from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Product overviews and demos will be made available during the networking session.

Silicon Valley entrepreneur and ExoIS board member Colin Macnab will be hosting the event. Mr. Macnab has over 25 years experience as a technology entrepreneur and in executive positions at leading edge valley companies. Mr. Macnab is on the Board of a local Cloud Scalability start-up, vScale Systems Inc.

The panel discussion around PCI in the Cloud will be moderated by Mr. Harshul Joshi, Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Joshi is an experienced technology executive with more than 14 years of experience in the governance, audit, risk, security, privacy and compliance. Notable panel participants include:

– Mr. Eduardo Perez, Head of Global Payment System Risk, Visa Inc.
– Dr. Anton Chuvakin, Vice President of Business Development and Marketing, ExoIS Inc.
– Mr. Chad Loder, Co-Founder and Vice President of Security Solutions, Rapid7
– Ms. Hemma Prafullchandra, CTO, Hytrust
– Mr. Ulf T. Mattsson, CTO, Protegrity

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About ExoIS

Founded just before the new millennium in the heart of Silicon Valley, ExoIS provides Information Security and Compliance services and products, helping clients identify and mitigate the risks inherent in today’s increasingly interconnected business environments. As a PCI Qualified Security Assessor, today our services include a wide range of PCI services and other security and compliance offerings, covering the full spectrum of our clients’ information security requirements. We also offer a range of managed services including secure cloud hosting, datacenter outsourcing, compliance SaaS solutions and storage services.

ExoIS has a revolutionary suite of integrated hosted products which remove corporate systems from PCI scope, thereby reducing the cost of overhead of compliance. PeepSafe™ is a fully managed, secure portal environment for encrypted email, fax and voice messages, online storage and safe processing of cardholder data. It has the ability to tokenize any data and can interoperate with any payment gateway or ERP system. Data Loss Prevention – DLP is a feature of PeepSafe™ is deployed wherever account data is stored, processed or transmitted within the portal and can also prohibit cardholder data from accidentally leaving the portal or being re-introduced into your corporate network.

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About Rapid7
Rapid7 is the leading provider of unified vulnerability management and penetration testing solutions, delivering actionable intelligence about an organization’s entire IT environment. Rapid7 offers the only integrated threat management solution that enables organizations to implement and maintain best practices and optimize their network security, Web application security and database security strategies.

Recognized as the fastest growing vulnerability management company in the U.S. by Inc. Magazine, Rapid7 helps leading organizations such as Liz Claiborne, the United States Postal Service, Carnegie Mellon University and Red Bull to mitigate risk and maintain compliance for regulations such as PCI, HIPAA, FISMA, SOX and NERC. Rapid7 also manages the Metasploit Project, the leading open-source penetration testing platform with the world’s largest database of public, tested exploits. To obtain a free download of NeXpose or Metasploit, please visit For more information, visit

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