Last Tuesday we launched Tech Talk Tuesdays here at AlienVault. When originally asked to host this series I thought “Geez, I’ll be nervous as always when I have to speak, better get someone reassuring and trustworthy who’s done this a hundred times before (unlike me). “While any of Any of our TAB (Technical Advisory Board) members qualify, I can’t think of anyone better than @ashimmy for it.
With the launch of our new Unified Security Management virtual appliances, it’s hard not to look back at the origins of our ‘baby’— OSSIM—that spawned both our company and our commercial USM platform. Join me for a little nostalgic walk down memory lane…
2012 proves that modern malware never dies, just morphs and reappears.
Today is an exciting, inspiring and humbling day for our team. The World Economic Forum just announced that AlienVault has been selected as one of the organization’s Technology Pioneers for 2013. A renowned international organization committed to “improving the state of the world” by bringing together leaders in business
As a child, like many of you, I had sports heroes… Shawn Kemp was my basketball hero (followed closely by Jordan), Robby Nash for windsurfing, Schumacher for F1. Apart from basketball, F1 and windsurfing – computers were my greatest passion. In the early days, I started admiring people I only knew by nickname, for the
2300 contributions from 77 countries since February of this year generates some interesting and unique threat data. From the top malicious IPs by country, to information on the top malicious content by activity, type, on web sites and more, AlienVault’s collaborative shared-intelligence platform, the Open Threat Exchange (OTX), is providing compelling and actionable IP reputation.
I’ve just returned from a whirlwind trip to Madrid to meet with our research and engineering teams, and I wanted to take a few minutes to reflect on some exciting times here at AlienVault. As you’ve probably read, we just recently closed a $22.4 million Series C funding round and added some great talent to
Presented at the Briefings Center during RSA Conference 2012 – transcript follows When I first started putting this talk together, I had a feeling I might be the only one discussing this subject this year; since arriving this monday however I’ve heard more and more people talking about this – the idea of more information
Remember that spoiled rotten kid down the street where you grew up? The one that had every toy imaginable and never really appreciated it? (If you were that kid, I am sorry but the rest of us really did not like you, but it was not your fault, it was your parents that spoiled you
There are many myths around open source and its benefits/problems and closed source. Rivers of ink have flowed with hilarious arguments on both sides. I’m not going to get into that, but I am going to talk about why we decided to go Open. So why did we choose the open source model? There are