Daniel Blum is the Senior Vice President and principal analyst for Burton Group Security and Risk Management Strategies. He covers security architecture, cloud computing security, endpoint security, identity management, federated identity, and other security technologies.
Daniel has written hundreds of research papers or articles and consulted for many Global 1000 companies on key strategic architecture and technology decisions. He has participated in and contributed to industry organizations such as the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), International Information Integrity Institute (I4), Internal Standards Organization (ISO), National Institute of Standards (NIST), Electronic Authentication Partnership (EAP), Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Syntaxes (OASIS), and the Liberty Alliance.
Daniel has co-authored The E-Mail Frontier, published by Addison-Wesley, 1994 and authored Understanding Microsoft Active Directory Service,” published by Microsoft press, 2000. He keynotes or speaks regularly at Burton Group Catalyst, RSA Security, InfoSecurity Europe, I4 Forums, NIST IDTrust, Open Group Security Practitioners, and Jericho Forum meetings as well as participating in many other industry conferences on a more occasional basis. He contributes actively to http://srmsblog.burtongroup.com and http://security-architect.blogspot.com. He has also been featured in numerous other media.