Your etcd is Showing: Thousands of Clusters Open to the Internet

Photo by Matt Artz on Unsplash Usage of the distributed key-value store etcd is at an all time high. The fastest growing open source project Kubernetes uses etcd to store data critical to the operation of its clusters. Like many open source, easy to use data stores, the simplicity of setup is a double edged sword. […]

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Takeaways From my First Week at Lacework

After a whirlwind end to 2018 filled with traveling, transitioning from Cisco, followed by more traveling, I officially completed my first week as Director of Channel Sales at Lacework. From the second I walked in the door at our Mountain View headquarters, a few things became abundantly clear: 1.)  The office is a beehive of […]

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ELF of the Month_ Latest Lucky Ransomware Sample

ELF of the Month: New Lucky Ransomware Sample

Photo by Kiki Wang on Unsplash News broke in late November 2018 about a ransomware variant dubbed Lucky Ransomware that targets both Linux and Windows platforms. A recent sample of the ransomware module was uploaded to VirusTotal in mid-December 2018 with some different characteristics than previously reported samples. In this month’s edition of ELF of the […]

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Lacework Names Johnny Chen as Vice President of Engineering

Mountain View, Calif. – January 8, 2019 –  Lacework®, the industry’s first solution to bring automation, speed, and scale to cloud security, today announced the appointment of Johnny Chen to the role of Vice President of Engineering. Chen brings 20 years of experience as an innovator in fraud detection, machine learning, security, and scaling cloud […]

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