ES Episode149

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Recorded August 14, 2019 at G-Unit Studios in Rhode Island!

Episode Audio


  • Paul Asadoorian
    Embedded device security researcher, security podcaster, and CEO of Active Countermeasures .
  • John Strand
    Security analyst, Founder of Black Hills Information Security, and CTO of Offensive Countermeasures.
  • Matt Alderman
    CEO at Security Weekly, Strategic Advisor, and Wizard of Entrepreneurship
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    Interview: Mehul Revankar, SaltStack

    Mehul Revankar is the Sr. Product Manager at SaltStack
    Mehul is a Sr. Product Manager for security at SaltStack where he is responsible for building solutions that help Salt users secure their infrastructure across cloud, on-prem, hybrid and now IoT platforms. Before joining SaltStack, Mehul led multiple research teams across Vulnerability Management, Policy Compliance and Asset detection at Tenable.

    Segment Topic:
    The Sec & Ops challenge

    Segment Description:
    IT operations and security teams are very different, but at a high level they both work to create a highly available digital infrastructure that is secure and compliant with regulatory standards. Achieving this goal is easier said than done for most organizations. SaltStack is bringing a new solution to the market to solve this well know but unique problem.

    Enterprise News

    1. Carbon Black Delivers New API Capabilities and Access Control on Its Cloud-Native Endpoint Protection Platform (EPP)
    2. Broadcom acquires Symantecs enterprise division for $10.7 billion
    3. McAfee acquires Cupertino-based security platform NanoSec - Silicon Valley Business Journal
    4. SEC FORM D
    5. Navex Global Acquires Lockpath
    6. Linux security startup Capsule8 raises approximately $6.5 million led by Intel Capital
    7. A little-known Miami tech company just got a $500 million investment
    8. Signal Sciences Rolls New Application Security Product -
    9. A10 Networks brings zero-day automated protection to DDoS defense
    10. Microsoft: Russian government hackers are targeting IoT devices
    11. Cybersecurity Firm Cybereason Snags Another $200M From SoftBank - Fintech Roundup

    Black Hat 2019 Interviews

    • NetScout
    • Remediant
    • BitDefender