Andrew Nielsen

Andrew (a.k.a. Drew) has over 15 years of experience delivering security solutions. Spending many years as a customer in government and financial services before moving into product management/marketing gives Drew a unique perspective when it comes to understanding customer security requirements. At Druva, Drew is responsible for the security posture and strategy of its products and works closely with internal teams and external customers leading product direction and strategy for the company's flagship offering. Prior to Druva, Drew has held various security leadership positions at companies like Raytheon, Silicon Valley Bank, Hitachi Data Systems, and FireEye.

Recent Posts by Andrew Nielsen, CISSP, CISA, ISSAP, ISSMP, CCSK

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    Building a Disaster Recovery Plan for the Cloud Era

    For businesses today, a data breach through a cyber threat or natural disaster is not a matter of if,...

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    GDPR 101 — It’s All about the Data

    With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) taking effect in 2018, it seems that everyone is finally coming to...

  • Getting Ahead of the GDPR “Search” Issue

    In just over one year, new data protection regulations will go into effect for all companies doing business with...

  • Who’s Your DPO?

    The time to start staffing up for the GDPR is now. Organizations have very little time to discuss, plan,...

  • The Sound of Inevitability: Cyber Attacks and GDPR

    In the movie The Matrix, there is one pivotal scene where Agent Smith has Neo by the neck as...

  • GDPR is coming. Are you ready?

    Having just spent a great deal of quality time with attorneys, educating the legal community about the benefits of...

  • From Ransomware to Wipeware: How NotPetya is Changing the Threat Landscape

    One thing that you learn in security over time is that things repeat themselves. While the world was busy...

  • How to maintain security compliance in the cloud

    Getting compliance right matters a lot. It matters to customers, who rely on your compliance certifications, assessments, and audits...

  • Druva Completes SOC-2 Type II Audit

    As the migration of business-critical workloads and corporate data to the cloud has accelerated to a frenzied pace, there...