February 10, 2020

Cloud Hopper: A Zero Trust Perspective

Field CTO

Raghu Nandakumara is a Field CTO at Illumio based in London, UK, where he is responsible for helping customers and prospects through their segmentation journeys.

Cloud Hopper, the hacking campaign suspected to be orchestrated by government-sponsored Chinese operatives (affectionately known as "APT10”), ran from 2014 through at least 2017, and impacted multiple Western companies in a range of industries. This specific collection of cyber espionage was so significant that it continued to attract attention in both the security and business media due to the scale of the operation, the range of organisations targeted, the type of information harvested, and – most significantly – the very nature of the initial breach. Cloud Hopper achieved its now well-known name due to the attackers’ compromise of the victims’ managed service providers (MSP), leveraging these to "hop" from the MSPs’ "cloud" to the target enterprises’ networks.

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February 4, 2020

6 Reasons Why You Need Stateful Firewalls for Segmentation

Director, Office of the CTO

Rupesh leads Illumio’s Office of the CTO Technology Exploration and Innovation team responsible for strategic and disruptive innovation. He also focuses on technology partnerships, early stage competitive, and technical due diligence of M&A.

I recently wrote about the concept of state and context for firewalls. But to understand why stateful firewalling is vital to security segmentation, you have to understand the why and where enterprises segment.

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January 30, 2020

Challenges of Scaling Firewalls in the Data Center and Cloud

Sr. Product Marketing Manager

We recently sat down with CTO PJ Kirner to get his perspective on the implications of segmenting data centers and hybrid environments with firewalls, including:

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January 28, 2020

Streamlining Security Operations with Illumio and IBM QRadar

Sr. Product Manager

Sajjad is responsible for the product management of Illumio's core platform features, APIs, CLI and integrations. Additionally, he drives the strategy and roadmap for Illumio’s integrations with SIEMs like Splunk and QRadar.

Teams managing security have a lot on their plates. They must stop threats, resolve security incidents, manage access policies, reduce overall risk while never slowing business. 

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January 27, 2020

Inside Illumio: Meet Andree Winter

Reporting in from around the world

Inside Illumio is a monthly series that highlights the exceptional individuals behind Illumio’s world-class product. Each post will take a peek behind the scenes to spotlight a member of our team. Come get to know us a little better and learn more about what makes Illumio’s culture so unique.

This month, meet Andree Winter, Sr. Program Manager. Hear about her experience as an Illumio employee and what fuels her creativity.

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