Chris Hayner

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A lifelong technologist with deep roots in infrastructure and security. I started out as a Linux/UNIX administrator at a major east-coast University and grew to design, manage, and secure, enterprise-level datacenter and cloud environments and projects in a decade-long career as a consulting engineer, architect, and manager. I holds both an Undergrad an MBA degree from Temple University, as well as a wide variety of industry certifications in datacenter and cloud technologies.

I am also an adjunct professor at Montgomery County Community College, teaching a number of cloud and linux courses.

As I have gone through my career I have found security to be a necessary component in any system design, and the decentralization of services has only accelerated that need. Working out the correct amount of security is a true balancing act between a lot of constantly changing variables. Things like time, convenience, cost, feature availability, and data protection requirements are always changing. Trying to find the right balance for an organization is a daunting (but exciting!) task.

Links with Tag @Hayner80

  1. SoftIron’s Breakthrough in Private Cloud Technology Was on Display at Cloud Field Day 19
  2. Security Field Day With Forward Networks
  3. Thirty-Six GigaToasters
  4. The Algorithm Made Me Do It: Cloud Field Day 17 Wrap-Up – Chaos Lever [EP61]
  5. CXL Will Be Truly Composable Infrastructure
  6. Figuratively Baggels
  7. Tech Field Day 26 – Event Details and Summary
  8. Day Two Cloud 157: Highlights of Cloud Field Day 14
  9. Cloud Field Day 14 – Event Details and Summary
  10. Meet Field Day Delegate – Chris Hayner
  11. ZPE Takes Out-Of-Band (You Guessed It) to the Cloud
  12. Half an Arsonist
  13. TechHouse570- Security Field Day 7- Delegates Recap
  14. Microsoft’s Security Vision: Let Our Acronyms Scan All Your Things
  15. Secure Virtual Giraffe