started work at a previous employer two days after an IT consultancy performed a server migration.
Coincidentally, at the same time he
was helping a friend at a major bank review his
data center migration plans.
walked into the of ces at his
new job every server was down, removed from the racks, sitting in a pile by the door.
After plugging the old servers back in and dispersing the lynch mob outside the server room, Adrian
planned out how to migrate to the new servers without any additional downtime.
28 About the Authors Adrian Lane, Analyst and CTO Adrian Lane is a Senior Security Strategist with 24 years of industry experience, bringing over a decade of C-level executive expertise to the Securosis team.
specializes in database architecture and data security.
With extensive experience as a member of the vendor community (including positions at Ingres and Oracle), in addition to time as an IT customer in the CIO role, Adrian
brings a business-oriented perspective to security implementations.
Prior to joining Securosis, Adrian was CTO at database security rm IPLocks, Vice President of Engineering at Touchpoint, and CTO of the secure payment and digital rights management rm Transactor/Brodia.
also blogs for Dark Reading and is a regular contributor to Information Security Magazine
is a Computer Science graduate of the University of California at Berkeley
with post-graduate work in operating systems at Stanford University