The DevOps world is fast moving towards total automation and self-correction. However, the holy grail is still another 3-5 years away. How do we get there? A fascinating conversation with Chris Nguyen who is steeped in building the data infrastructure necessary to run AI/ML algorithms subsequently.
Great interview, short and punchy.>>>
Neil Gurnhill: Secondly, we bring in managed service providers to join us in the conversation. Depending on how that conversation goes, the insured would contract directly with the service provider. They would become better insured for us that leads to less losses. The insured is more cyber resilient in that approach.>>>
Neil Gurnhill: Our capacity is provided by a number of Lloyd’s of London syndicates. Lloyd’s of London is a very old and well-known institute for insurance. It’s conducted insurance for over 200 years. Within Lloyd’s, there are syndicates.
If a syndicate wants to participate in the cyber risk arena but doesn’t have the internal capabilities themselves, they will look for specialists like Node. They will grant us capacity to underwrite on their behalf.>>>
We haven’t really covered Cyber Insurance thus far. Well, here we go…
Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to yourself and to the company.
Neil Gurnhill: I’m the Founder and CEO of Node International. It’s a company that has now been in existence for a little over two years. We’ve grown the business to over $5 million in revenue.>>>
Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) is dominating the news this week. Along with an outstanding quarterly result announcement, the company delivered two significant news items. First, Salesforce is acquiring Vlocity for $1.3 Billion. Salesforce also announced that its co-CEO Keith Block was stepping down from his position. Marc Benioff is back to being the sole CEO of the company.>>>
Sramana Mitra: If you look at your entire body of competitors, what is the degree of penetration of your kind of technology?
Brett Williams: I don’t have the number on it. Anecdotally, the penetration of this at the enterprise level, is probably 50% to 60%. In the SMB, it’s much smaller. There’s not an offering that can serve them.>>>
Brett Williams: Attackers have increasingly become sophisticated. In Cyber Command, I saw that capabilities that were earlier exclusively only nation state capabilities are now readily available on the dark web and other places.
Companies need to move beyond simple firewall and signature detection systems. Our product is based on behaviors and being able to recognize when a common communications protocol or an application is being used in unusual ways.>>>
This discussion focuses on behavior-based network traffic analysis.
Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by introducing our audience to yourself as well as to IronNet.>>>