MIDDLETOWN, R.I.  —  Matthew R. McLimans, network security engineer of Warren Rogers Associates, has been invited to speak at the prominent Palo Alto Networks Ignite 2016 event April 3-6, at the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas. He will speak about data security and cloud services.

In the session, “Can you achieve compliance in AWS?”, McLimans will discuss how a company such as Warren Rogers that has its data infrastructure residing in Amazon’s cloud can implement Payment Card Industry (PCI) standards for segmentation and separation of sensitive data. Matt also will attend a variety of seminars and workshops during Ignite.

“We’re delighted that Matt has been invited to speak at the influential Palo Alto Networks Ignite event,” said, Bill Jones, President and CEO of Warren Rogers. “With the complex and sensitive data that we deal with on a daily basis, it’s crucial to have people like Matt on our team. He is well versed in data security, PCI and compliance—and he is a great asset to our company.” 

About Matthew McLimans

Matt McLimans has worked extensively within public cloud infrastructures to develop solutions to meet numerous compliance regulations including, PCI DSS 3.1 and SSAE-16. He has provided Qualified Security Assessors implementation reports to verify compliance on a variety of platforms within remote, and diverse, networking environments. In addition to meeting corporate compliance regulations, Matt has designed a virtualized infrastructure to serve as the termination point for a large endpoint network. He has experience in designing action plans with corporate security teams to address complex security and networking projects. Matt obtained a BS in Computer Engineering from the University of Rhode Island.

About Warren Rogers Associates

Founded in 1979 by Dr. Warren Rogers, Warren Rogers Associates pioneered the development of Statistical Inventory Reconciliation Analysis (SIRA) as a means of monitoring underground fuel tanks and associated lines. SIRA was certified in accordance with EPA requirements and has been used by petroleum marketers for more than twenty five years to provide UST leak detection compliance.  Warren Rogers also invented Continual Inventory Reconciliation Analysis (CIRA) for fuel management, which has become the industry standard.

Today, Warren Rogers specializes in statistical analysis and precision fuel system diagnostics for the retail petroleum industry and develops innovative ways to identify and combat fuel loss.  Warren Rogers holds numerous U.S., European and Canadian patents for these applications.  Most recently, the company received a patent for its equipment and methodology that can detect and alert customers to a line leak or fuel theft while a pressurized piping system is in flow. For more information, please visit www.warrenrogers.com