Data Is Money

Fast Forward with ShieldIO and Oracle

In this edition of Fast Forward, Simon Bain, Founder and Chief Technology Officer of ShieldIO and David Hicks (Vice President, Worldwide ISV Cloud Business Development and Marketing) with Oracle join us to discuss one of the biggest challenges software developers face in this era of heightened data security and strict regulatory requirements.

More than ever, application developers and testers need access to live data (not masked and fake data) to ensure that their solutions are effective and error-free. But that data has never been better protected or harder to access. What if there was a way to test and develop new applications securely, in the cloud, with full access to data without ever having to decrypt it?

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About Our Guests:

Simon Bain is Founder and Chief Technology Officer of ShieldIO. He is known for developing award-winning security and search applications, including an innovative parallel processing search engine. Simon has worked with leading banks to implement on-line banking platforms and payment processing systems, and he created the first online voting application to be granted security clearance for use on interactive digital TV in the UK. He is also a published author on security and E-Voting and Holds 6 security patents

David Hicks is Vice President, ISV Cloud Business Development and Marketing for Oracle. In this capacity he is responsible for driving Oracle Public Cloud adoption with Oracle broad partner community. David also leads marketing focused on awareness, demand generation and go to market activities with partners. David joined Oracle in 2006 and has been in this role for the past six years.


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Ron Powell is an independent analyst, consultant and editorial expert with an extensive media, marketing and technology background. Ron is also Executive Producer of Fast Forward on The World Transformed. He is currently president of Powell Interactive Media, which specializes in consulting and podcast services. Ron has extensive knowledge and experience in business intelligence, big data, analytics and data warehousing, and maintains an expert channel and blog on the BeyeNETWORK. Additionally, he has a wealth of consulting expertise in business management, marketing and IT systems. In 2004, Ron founded the BeyeNETWORK, which was acquired by Tech Target in 2010. Prior to the founding of the BeyeNETWORK, he was cofounder, publisher and editorial director of DM Review (now Information Management).