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Thought Leaders in Cyber Security: Idaptive CEO Danny Kibel (Part 2)

Posted on Saturday, Jun 15th 2019

Sramana Mitra: How do you solve that challenge of the Zero Trust access? How do you tackle it?

Danny Kibel: That is based on the basic foundation of Zero Trust. At Idaptive, we verify every user first and foremost. Then we verify that the device they’re using is actually a valid device that can get access to those systems.

We also basically combine User-Behavior Analytics to make sure that the users access the right system with the right level of contact. So how do we verify every user?

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Thought Leaders in Cyber Security: Idaptive CEO Danny Kibel (Part 1)

Posted on Friday, Jun 14th 2019


Danny discusses Zero Trust access management.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to yourself and Idaptive.

Danny Kibel: I’m Danny Kibel. I’m the CEO of Idaptive. Idaptive is a new company that spun out earlier in the year out of Centrify, which is a cyber security leader in the identity and access management space.

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Thought Leaders in Cyber Security: Dispel CEO Ethan Schmertzler (Part 3)

Posted on Monday, Jun 10th 2019

Sramana Mitra: Can you suggest areas that we should cover in this discussion that the audience that we’re speaking to should know about in what you’re doing?

Ethan Schmertzler: We’re not the only company that’s starting to explore the idea of using virtual machines as dynamic disposable environments for protecting assets. You can think of Moving Target Defense as a medical glove in the sense that you can put one on and then you don’t expose any risk of data being exfiltrated.

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Thought Leaders in Cyber Security: Dispel CEO Ethan Schmertzler (Part 2)

Posted on Sunday, Jun 9th 2019

Sramana Mitra: Are you selling directly to enterprise CIO’s or are you an OEM into a Cisco, for instance? How do you go to market?

Ethan Schmertzler: We, almost always, go directly to CIO’s and CTO’s of large institutions because they’re trying to make users’ lives easier and more efficient, but they confront the security concerns of these open networks. We often get integrated directly with the institution.

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Thought Leaders in Cyber Security: Dispel CEO Ethan Schmertzler (Part 1)

Posted on Saturday, Jun 8th 2019


In this interview, Ethan discusses Moving Target Networks, a cyber defense technology. The company does about $10M ARR.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to yourself as well as to Dispel.

Ethan Schmertzler: I’m the CEO and one of the Co-Founders of Dispel, which is  a cyber security and cyber defense firm that was founded in 2015. It’s based in New York City and Washington DC.

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Cloud Stocks: SurveyMonkey Eyes Acquisitions for Growth

Posted on Tuesday, May 28th 2019

According to an IBISWorld research report, the online survey software market in the US is estimated to grow 5% this year to $1.1 billion. The growth appears to have slowed down from the 12% annual growth rate reported over the years 2014 through to 2019. But that does not appear to deter SurveyMonkey (Nasdaq: SVMK), which continues to invest in AI, acquisitions, and geographic expansion to drive growth.

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Cloud Stocks: HubSpot Counts on its API Strategy

Posted on Wednesday, May 22nd 2019

According to a Grand View Research Report, the global digital marketing software market is estimated to grow 15% annually through to 2025. Cambridge, Massachusetts-based HubSpot (NYSE:HUBS) is a leading player in the inbound marketing campaigns segment that recently reported a strong quarter.

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Cloud Stocks: Should SAP Acquire Zendesk or Freshworks?

Posted on Monday, May 20th 2019

Cloud Customer Service software company Zendesk (NYSE: ZEN) has recently launched a CRM platform while rival Freshworks has launched an AI powered customer engagement platform.

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