Author: Andrew Hay

Small conferences and big ideas

This past weekend I had the pleasure of presenting at two different conferences in two different cities on Bootstrapping a Security Research Project. Both conferences were small when compared to large vendor-backed events like Black …

3 Lessons IT can take from security pros

Bridging the gap between security and IT is critical for every company. You know the story – security tides are rising, threats have become persistent and constant, and companies in every industry must be constantly …

SANS THIR and BSides NOLA recap

This past week I had the pleasure of heading to New Orleans, LA to speak at two exciting conferences: The SANS Threat Hunting and Incident Response Summit and Security BSides NOLA. SANS Threat Hunting and Incident …

3 Types of data that may not belong in the cloud

There’s no question that the public cloud has opened new doors for many companies. Multi-tenant cloud services make necessary functions – such as storage, backup and recovery – more economically viable and flexible than ever. …

Leveraging VirusTotal for Security Context

Ever since we added file fingerprinting in version 2.2 of the DataGravity Discovery Series I’ve been thinking of ways to help our customers gain immediate security value from the generated file hashes. The first thought …