Convergent Expands its Resources for Cloud and Application Security
Convergent has announced the expansion of its resources for cloud and application security with the appointment of Nipun Mehta, who joined the company this month as VP, Head of Cloud & Application Security.
Convergent CEO Chris Johnson said: “We are delighted that Nipun has agreed to join our cloud and application security team. We are seeing a significant increase in demand for assurance and testing in this area from both content owners and the vendor supply chain, as the migration to cloud increases.” He went on to say: “We felt it was important to bring experience from other business sectors, already further advanced in the cloud space. Nipun has extensive experience in conducting security risk assessments and audits, for private and public cloud infrastructure, including Azure and AWS, as well as developing standards and strategy adhering to ‘Zero-Trust’ and ‘Secure by Default/Design’ methodologies.”
Convergent provides cloud and application security assessments for creative services vendors and SaaS application providers in the media and entertainment supply chain, using recognised industry best practices and standards. The Convergent security assessment control matrix, which has been shared with content owners and the trade bodies, incorporates Azure, AWS and Google cloud best practices, together with configuration vulnerability scanning. Additionally OWASP threat assessment penetration testing and CSA CCM service provider assessments are provided for SaaS and application providers.