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?>>>
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.>>>
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.>>>
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.>>>
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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