Illumio Blog
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

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.

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

December 21, 2017

2018 Predictions: Customers Demand Outcomes to End Balkanization of Security Practices

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.
This article was originally published on SecurityWeek.com.


"It’s much more pleasant to be obsessed over how the hero gets out of his predicament than it is over how I get out of mine."

— Woody Allen

 

Today, security is kind of an artisanal industry. With a total addressable market north of $85 billion per year – and not one player above 5 percent – it is a chaotic industry of niches: Endpoint, AV, Cloud, Network/Infrastructure, Application, Compliance, and the list goes on and on.
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Cloud Computing, Adaptive Security, Data Center Operations

December 21, 2017

Illumio Insights Podcast - Episode 3: What We Do in The World of Microsoft

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.

It’s time for the third episode in our podcast series focusing on the world of Microsoft. In this episode, I talk to Darren (resident Illumio Microsoft SME) about the things we do in the world of Microsoft, covering everything from how we leverage existing profiles and  infrastructure to how we work in environments that are mix of Microsoft and non-Microsoft platforms. We even talk a bit about some of the work we have done to make it easier for you to secure your Microsoft core services.

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Adaptive Security, micro-segmentation

December 20, 2017

Sizing Up Security in 2018: Predictions For Your Organization and Your (Former) Identity

CTO and Founder

PJ is a technologist and architect focused on complex distributed system solutions. He’s responsible for Illumio’s technology vision and platform architecture.

In my role, I spend a lot of time looking at and thinking about technology trends, with a sharp focus on how security is reaching limits and breaking. This is what drives me as we build products to address market requirements. The whole reason Illumio exists is because I saw that firewalls are reaching limits and needed to be rethought in the age of the cloud. 

As is tradition this time of year, I took some time to think about what has changed in 2017 and what that means for the year ahead. Some of the predictions are grounded in the reality of what's transpired and what we have learned, while others are more speculative and educated guesses based on the data we have.

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Cloud Computing, Adaptive Security, Data Center Operations