Illumio Blog
June 25, 2015

Born to Hack

Technical Evangelist

Jimmy Ray couldn't make a living playing video games and catching fish so he became an engineer. As Illumio's technical evangelist, he keeps it real and ensures you always get the most up-to-date, spin-proof good word on technology.

When we think about hacking, we often think about massive data breaches like the one currently unfolding at the OPM or last year’s Sony hack. But did you know that hacking has been around since the 1870s when a group of teens hacked a phone system? My favorite hack happened in 1903 when Nevil Maskelyne hacked through a demo of secure wireless telegraphy to send insults in Morse code to the audience. My kind of dude!

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Data Center Operations

June 23, 2015

7 Considerations to Reduce the Cyber Attack Surface

Chief Commercial Officer

Alan is a technology veteran known for company building. He leads Illumio’s go-to-market strategy and customer engagement life cycle.

“Put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.” Mark Twain, Pudd’nhead Wilson

Most cyber attacks and breaches are not manifested as bad actors storming the data center or network perimeter. Threats typically move from the data center out, whether as malware or an insider undertaking some form of exfiltration. Indeed, today’s network perimeter is increasingly not a single physical or virtual place, yet much of the industry debate is still focused on the perimeter.

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Adaptive Security, Data Center Operations

June 19, 2015

Deep Dive into Illumio: IT-Harvest Interview with CEO Andrew Rubin

Senior Editor

Alana is Illumio's resident word nerd and comma cowgirl. She also manages the Illumio blog.

Perhaps the reason you’ve heard of Illumio is our recent investment round, but are you familiar with what we actually do? Illumio CEO and Founder Andrew Rubin sat down with IT-Harvest’s Richard Stiennon to show how Illumio started with a blank piece of paper to build a platform that allows security to mirror the way enterprises operate their infrastructure and applications.

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Adaptive Security, Illumio News, DevOps

June 15, 2015

Is Anti-Virus Dead, Or Just Sleeping?: Tomer Weingarten, CEO of SentinelOne

The Tailgating Security Podcast

Illumio's Alan S. Cohen and Matthew Glenn riff on adaptive security, industry trends, and life itself.

Tailgating Security’s Alan Cohen and Matthew Glenn talk to Tomer Weingarten, CEO and co-founder of SentinelOne about the what it means when people say anti-virus is dead, and the importance of protecting the end point, and what the new AV should look like.

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Adaptive Security, Illumio News, Data Center Operations

June 11, 2015

Liberate Your Data with HHVM

Technical Evangelist

Jimmy Ray couldn't make a living playing video games and catching fish so he became an engineer. As Illumio's technical evangelist, he keeps it real and ensures you always get the most up-to-date, spin-proof good word on technology.

It’s really amazing to me where technology breakthroughs actually happen. Look at Facebook. I’ve already written about their HipHop Virtual Machine (HHVM), but look at React.js. It’s an interface framework that allows your JavaScript to be searched for on the web without plugins to render pages to search engine bots.

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Data Center Operations