Chris Steffen

Christopher Steffen joined Cryptzone in October 2016 as the Technical Director to educate and promote information security and regulatory compliance as it relates to network access management and cloud computing solutions. Before joining the team at Cryptzone, Chris served as the Chief Evangelist – Cloud Security for Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). He has also served in executive roles as the Director of Information Technology at Magpul Industries (a plastics manufacturing company) and as the Principal Technical Architect for Kroll Factual Data (a credit service provider). Steffen has presented at numerous conferences and has been interviewed by multiple online and print media sources. Steffen holds several technical certifications, including CISSP and CISA.

AWS re:Invent 2016 – Day 3 Summary

December 5, 2016 |

The AWS conference wrapped up last week, and it was a great one! Here are some of the highlights from the last day. Werner’s Keynote: Amazon CTO Werner Vogels gave an outstanding keynote once again, announcing several new features in... Read More

AWS re:Invent 2016 – Day 2 Summary

December 1, 2016 |

Day 2 of the AWS conference wrapped up yesterday. 32,000+ people on hand to see and hear all about the AWS cloud. Here’s some of the highlights from the second full day. Lots of New Instances: The AWS keynote was... Read More

AWS re:Invent 2016 – Day 1 Summary

November 30, 2016 |

AWS re:Invent Day two is underway. Here is my summary of day one.  There were some great announcements plus some interesting observations about the conference itself. Partner Conference: The first day is focused around the partners – those that sell... Read More

AWS re:Invent 2016 – Day 1 Start

November 29, 2016 |

Greetings from Las Vegas! Today is the official start of the AWS re:Invent 2016 conference, and it is already off to a great start. 30,000 attendees are expected to gather at the Venetian and Sands Expo centers for three days... Read More

4 Cyber Monday Shopping Security Tips

November 23, 2016 |

Cyber Monday will be the largest online shopping day in history according to a recent Adobe Digital Insights report. Thanksgiving Day will show the fastest growth, reaching $2 billion in online sales (15% YoY growth), Black Friday will reach $3.05... Read More

How to Achieve Compliance in AWS

November 10, 2016 |

Today’s IT environments are highly regulated – various government entities, third-party standards and internal controls all contribute to various IT compliance challenges. IT leaders are looking for solution partners that can help mitigate some of these compliance concerns, or at... Read More