Illumio Blog
April 6, 2018

Getting the Most Out of RSA 2018

Head of Security

Terence is an experienced security professional of more than 20 years. He drives Illumio’s security strategy and leads efforts to monitor and respond to threats, vulnerabilities, and security events.

Attending RSAC 2018? I’m making plans to attend and have been thinking a lot about what past experiences have been the most impactful, from peer networking to the emergence of new technology each year. The conference has come a long way since including headshots on your passes and hosting in San Jose. Following a two-year RSAC hiatus and now in a new role as Head of Security at Illumio and Board Member of the Austin Chapter Cloud Security Alliance, I’m raring to return and sharing some of my thoughts on how make the most of your days at the show.

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micro-segmentation, RSA Conference

March 30, 2018

Illumio Insights Podcast - Episode 7: Extending Active Directory to Segmentation

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.

This time around, Darren and I dig into what we like to call: LADGMFAUS – A.K.A. Leveraging Active Directory Group Membership for Adaptive User Segmentation.  

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micro-segmentation

January 30, 2018

Illumio Insights Podcast - Episode 6: What's a Segmentation Template?

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.

Segmentation Templates: what are they, what do they do, and why would I use them instead of the wizards Microsoft provides?

In this episode, Darren tells the story about why he built the templates and how he added capabilities to optimize what he experienced during his time as a Windows admin. All this to help customers get micro-segmentation up and running quicker to secure Active Directory and other Microsoft core services. 

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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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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