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Andy Thurai

Andy Thurai

Andy Thurai is Chief Architect and Group CTO of Application Security and Identity Products with Intel, where he is responsible for architecting SOA, Cloud, Mobile, Big Data, Governance, Security, and Identity solutions for their major corporate customers. In his role, he is responsible for helping Intel/McAfee field sales, technical teams and customer executives. Prior to this role, he has held technology architecture leadership and executive positions with L-1 Identity Solutions, IBM (Datapower), BMC, CSC, and Nortel. His interests and expertise include Cloud, SOA, identity management, security, governance, and SaaS. He holds a degree in Electrical and Electronics engineering and has over 25+ years of IT experience.
He blogs regularly at www.thurai.net/securityblog. You can also find him on LinkedIn at http://www.linkedin.com/in/andythurai or on Twitter @AndyThurai
RECENT BLOG POSTS

API Management – Anyway you want it!

- By Andy Thurai (@AndyThurai) and Blake Dournaee (@Dournaee). This article originally appeared on Gigaom. Enterprises are building an API First strategy to keep up with their customer needs, and provide resources and services that go beyond the confines of … Read more >

How APIs Fuel Innovation

This article originally appeared on ProgrammableWeb. There has been so much talk about APIs and how they add additional revenue channels, create brand new partnerships, allow business partners to integrate with ease, and how they help with promoting your brand. … Read more >

Taming Big Data Location Transparency

Andy Thurai, Chief Architect & CTO, Intel App security & Big Data (@AndyThurai) | David Houlding, Privacy Strategist, Intel (@DavidHoulding) Original version of this article appeared on VentureBeat. Concern over big government surveillance and security vulnerabilities has reached global proportions. … Read more >

Don’t be stupid, use (cloud) protection!

- By Andy Thurai (Twitter: @AndyThurai) This article originally appeared on PandoDaily. Looks like Obama read my blog! The White House got the message. Politicians now seem to understand that while they are trying to do things to save the … Read more >

Transform from being a SOA-saurus to participate in the new API economy

Do you want to learn what “API surfacing” is? Do you know how to create low-touch, completely automated APIs that can convert you from existing enterprise orientedness (or being a SOA-saurus) to a more agile, API enabled architecture? Learn how … Read more >

Snowden gone, ripples remain!

- By Andy Thurai (Twitter: @AndyThurai) [Original version of this blog appeared on PandoDaily magazine.] Though Snowden is long gone now, the ripple effects that he created are going to remain for a long time to come. If you haven’t … Read more >