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

  • GDPR by Design and Default

    To say that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a bit subjective would be the understatement of the...

  • What Can You Prove? GDPR and Data Protection

    Within the immense framework that is GDPR, there is one clause that invokes a topic in the security community...

  • You Have to See it to Delete it

    GDPR: You Have to See it to Delete it

    The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is gradually becoming a driving force, pushing organizations to begin having very difficult...

  • Druva Achieves FedRAMP ATO: Why this is a game changer?

    After a long and rigorous journey, I am happy to announce that Druva inSync has achieved a FedRAMP Moderate...

  • 5 Dark Tales from the Data Center

    It’s Halloween, a night to hug your servers tight and fear the hardware that goes bump in the night....

  • World Map

    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,...

  • Business speaker giving a talk in conference hall.

    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,...