Person Overview

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Primary:
Manager Information Security at Google
Past:
Systems Administration at Excite@Home
Education:
Humboldt State University, San Jose State University

Detailed Description

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Heather Adkins is an 11-year Google veteran and founding member of the Google Security Team. As Manager of Information Security, she has built a global team responsible for maintaining the safety and security of Google's networks, systems and applications. The Google Security Team, now numbering in the hundreds, is involved in every facet of the business, including launching new products, mergers and acquisitions, building security infrastructure, responding to security threats, and evangelism.

She has an extensive background in systems and network administration with an emphasis on practical security, and has worked to build and secure some of the world's largest infrastructure for web information systems. She now focuses her time primarily on the defense of Google's computing infrastructure and working with both the Google Incident Response Team and outside entities to tackle some of the industry's greatest security challenges.

Experience (2)

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  • B0c6a0f48fe6f70ac1fd618d81a16595

    Google

    Manager Information Security
    2002
  • 4ffe1682fa703f77d1da2dbd103f953d

    Excite@Home

    Systems Administration
    1999 - Jan, 2001

Education (2)

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