ES Episode149

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

Episode Audio

Hosts

  • 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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    Contents

    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.


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