March 27, 2020

The Cyber Risks and Reliefs of Sheltering in Place

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.

As we all become accustomed to working from home for the immediate future, it has given us time to ponder the impact this "new normal" will have on cybersecurity. It turns out, there are indeed a few more risks we must bear in mind, but we can also take solace in ways we will reduce risk too.

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March 25, 2020

Zero Trust is Not Hard...If You’re Pragmatic

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.

A few weeks ago, Dark Reading’s Rob Lemos discussed reasons why, despite acknowledging the obvious security benefits, organisations and their security practitioners are hesitant to implement a Zero Trust model. The overarching concerns are that brownfield environments have too much technical debt that needs to be overcome in order to achieve Zero Trust status, and thus it can only be applied to net new environments (what we often call ‘greenfield’, typically as part of some cloud migration). Further, organisations assume that benefits can only be realised once everything has been “Zero-Trust-ified” (if indeed such a state exists  that there is no in-between state on the road to Zero Trust that is both beneficial and achievable. 

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cybersecurity, zero trust

March 4, 2020

Operational Costs of Segmentation with Data Center Firewalls

Sr. Product Marketing Manager

In our final take with CTO PJ Kirner on the challenges of segmenting with data center firewalls, he breaks down the top three cost considerations. 

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February 27, 2020

The Thirty-Thousand-Foot View of Your Segmentation Journey

Field CTO, US- East

Based in New York, Ron works with Illumio’s enterprise and financial service customers in the eastern United States and Canada to help them meet their security and compliance needs using Illumio’s Adaptive Security Platform.
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Security, micro-segmentation, cybersecurity

February 21, 2020

RSA Conference 2020 Twitter Poll – Attitudes Toward Segmentation and Zero Trust

Chief Marketing Officer

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Security, RSA Conference, cybersecurity