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.
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
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
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