Andy Ellis is Akamai’s Chief Security Officer, and his mission is, “making the Internet suck less.”
Governing cybersecurity, compliance, and safety for Akamai’s planetary-scale cloud platform since 2000, he has also designed and brought to market Akamai’s TLS acceleration network, its DDoS defense offerings, and several of the core technologies behind its security solutions. Andy has also guided Akamai’s IT transformation from a flat password-based network to a distributed, zero-trust enterprise based on strong authentication. Andy is a graduate of MIT with a degree in computer science, and has served as an officer in the United States Air Force with the 609th Information Warfare Squadron and the Electronic Systems Center. He can be found on Twitter as @csoandy, where he discusses security, wine, American football, and hairstyling.
Talks by Andy Ellis
|Humans Are Terrible/Awesome At Risk Management||September 2019|
- Harry Potter & Star Wars: Nobody is a Villain in their own Story – A Conversation with Andy Ellis (CSO, Akamai)
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