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.Read more »
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...Read more »
"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.
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.Read more »
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.Read more »