Illumio Blog
January 24, 2018

Micro-Segmentation for the Modern Era: An Illumio Product Review

Technical Marketing Engineer

Anand spent several years working directly with customers to deploy Illumio and now brings his in-the-trenches expertise to the technical marketing team.

VMs, containers, bare-metal servers — oh my.

As applications are increasingly taking advantage of innovations such as virtualization, cloud computing, micro-services and containers, traditional security solutions dependent on physical and logical network boundaries are failing to adequately secure east-west communication.   

Review: Micro-Segmentation with Illumio has Justin Warren from PivotNine taking a hands-on approach to evaluate the Illumio Adaptive Security Platform. His review helps contextualize the challenges modern organizations face today when embarking on a micro-segmentation strategy, explaining how Illumio simplifies the complexity and provides the situational awareness to implement an effective security solution.  

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micro-segmentation

January 19, 2018

Migrating to the Public Cloud While Securing Critical Data

Manager, Technical Product Marketing

Janani heads up the technical product marketing team at Illumio. She creates content – ranging from technical demos to solution guides and whitepapers – to help customers understand and make the most of Illumio’s technology.

One of the largest public universities in the U.S. wanted to take advantage of their available free subscription to a large public cloud as part of their licensing agreement. They were looking to migrate their student web services to the public cloud and achieve high availability. This was their first foray into the public cloud, introducing a new set of challenges, spanning from operational maintenance to security of their hybrid infrastructure. 

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Cloud Computing, Adaptive Segmentation

January 18, 2018

Illumio Insights Podcast - Episode 5: Comparing Firewall GPOs and Illumio Policies

Head of Product Marketing

Chris helps customers understand benefits of and connect with Illumio solutions. He heads up the product marketing and technical marketing teams at Illumio.

I know what you’re thinking...I can do what I need to do with Firewall GPOs and I’ve been doing it for years. While that might be true, have you considered how difficult it can be to build GPOs for custom apps? What about the time it takes to push a change out across your environment? And if you’re like most shops out there, you probably have a mix of some Windows and some Linux where no GPO can go.

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Adaptive Security, micro-segmentation

January 5, 2018

Illumio Insights Podcast - Episode 4: Advanced Windows Firewall or Windows Filtering Platform

Head of Product Marketing

Chris helps customers understand benefits of and connect with Illumio solutions. He heads up the product marketing and technical marketing teams at Illumio.

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between the Advanced Windows Firewall and Windows Filtering Platform (WFP)? Or maybe you’re like most people and have never even thought of WFP. In the fourth episode of our podcast series on Illumio in the world of Microsoft, we answer that question and discuss why one is better than the other for micro-segmentation.

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Adaptive Security, micro-segmentation

December 22, 2017

This Week in Cybersecurity

Former Head of Cybersecurity Strategy

Heading into the holidays, you might expect the world of cybersecurity to slow down as people turn to mistletoe and family dinners, but it's doing just the opposite. This week we had government attribution for WannaCry, a new report on the future of cybersecurity in Asia, and more passwords you probably shouldn't be using...

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Adaptive Security, Illumio News