Illumio Blog
October 20, 2017

"You Must Protect the Network..." and Other Jedi Mind Tricks

Vice President of Product Management

Matthew is a 20-year industry veteran with experience in five successful start-ups. He is responsible for Illumio’s product lines and product strategy.

The Jedi Mind Trick: Originally from the movie "Star Wars." In it, Jedi master Obi-Wan Kenobi displays how the Force can have an influence over people. It’s generally used when one causes another to perform a totally uncharacteristic action – like someone trying to protect the network when they really want to protect their applications.

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Adaptive Security

October 20, 2017

This Week in Cybersecurity

Head of Cybersecurity Strategy

Nathaniel works at the intersection of technology, policy, and law. He heads the company's thought leadership and public engagement, and oversees its cybersecurity technology strategy.

From analysis of the new WiFi WPA2 vulnerability, to targeting the real threats facing the financial markets and a new pentest report courtesy of @HydeNS33k, here's what I’m reading this week:

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Adaptive Security, Illumio News

October 13, 2017

ONUG Fall 2017: Bringing Security That Never Stops to the City That Never Sleeps

Sr. Manager, Content Marketing & Creative Services

Another can't-miss ONUG Conference is upon us! 

"Old security models like firewalls, IPS, etc. simply don’t work in today’s cloud-based software-defined world. A new flexible security model is needed that wraps security policy around workloads independent upon how that workload is hosted, be it bare-metal, hypervisor, container, server less, or its placement, be it on or off prem. 
ONUG is excited about the work Illumio and other members of the Software-Defined Security Services Working Group are pioneering to move past the traditional network, chokepoint security solutions created in a static era of computing.”

— Nick Lippis, ONUG Co-founder and Chairman

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Adaptive Security, Illumio News, Adaptive Segmentation

October 6, 2017

This Week in Cybersecurity

Head of Cybersecurity Strategy

Nathaniel works at the intersection of technology, policy, and law. He heads the company's thought leadership and public engagement, and oversees its cybersecurity technology strategy.

From new insights on why the US called 'no hack backs' after the 2012 DDoS attacks against banks to new security proposals by central banks, and a look (way back) at lessons from the world's first cyberattack, here's what I’m reading this week:

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Adaptive Security, Illumio News

September 29, 2017

This Week in Cybersecurity

Head of Cybersecurity Strategy

Nathaniel works at the intersection of technology, policy, and law. He heads the company's thought leadership and public engagement, and oversees its cybersecurity technology strategy.

Here's what I’m reading this week:

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Adaptive Security, Illumio News