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05Apr
The ShieldX Serverless Security Philosophy
Technology

Serverless architecture, also known as Function as a Service (FaaS), presents new challenges for securing applications built using this architecture.  FaaS is an event-driven architecture in which a small piece of code is executed on an API call or message.  Various cloud vendors support multi-language (Java, Javascript, python, C#, etc.) FaaS to make it very easy for developers to use.  Additionally, FaaS is attractive for economy and maintenance reasons because the cost is based on the execution time and users don’t have to worry about regular maintenance of web-servers or shared resources. But the architecture introduces challenges in terms of how and where to enforce security controls.

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07Dec
Buzzword Assimilation—Understanding the ShieldX Elastic Security Platform Innovation
Technology

“More than 75% of businesses are planning to implement multi-cloud architectures within the next 2 years (2018–2019).” 1

 Yet “as much as 74%” of ESG surveyed professionals “abandon their traditional security controls because they are ineffective in the cloud environments” 2 they have – or are planning for.

THE INNOVATION

Since our inception, we’ve worked to create a security solution that natively secures today’s modern enterprise IT infrastructure. One that stops forcing IT teams to slow down performance, application development and cloud adoption, or face taking on more risk and cost. Our solution? The first containerized, microservices platform for multi-cloud security.

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10Oct
Why You Need Advanced Micro-Segmentation to Combat Advanced Attacks
Technology

Just as we learned thirty years ago, access control alone is not a sufficient defense, by itself. Or, to put it another way, it’s déjà vu all over again! Just as the access control provided by those first firewalls in the 1980s was not enough to secure the perimeter, micro-segmentation based on access control alone does not adequately solve the problem of lateral movement inside the multi-cloud.

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Ratinder Ahuja

Ratinder Ahuja

Founder & CEORatinder leads ShieldX and its mission as its central pivot point, drawing from a career as a successful serial entrepreneur and corporate leader, bringing with him his unique blend of business acumen, industry network and deep technical knowledge.
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