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Jay Parikh Sifts Through Cloud Infrastructure Risks Using Attack Path Analysis
Michael Novinson (Michael Novinson) •
February 2, 2023
CEO Jay Parikh said Lacework has debuted an attack path analysis tool that helps organizations understand the specific threats that can wreak havoc within their cloud infrastructure.
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According to Parikh, enterprises must cope with an ever-changing cloud environment with new application development, configuration updates, and new services from cloud service providers, resulting in a changing attack surface. . He said Lacework takes both an outside-in and an inside-out perspective to help customers prioritize which risk factors within their infrastructure need to be addressed first (see below). ). Lacework’s Kate MacLean on Securing Users Across Many Clouds).
“There are always more things to investigate, fix, organize and report on than there are talented people in the team who can do it all,” says Parikh. “The data-driven approach here really drives the efficiency and effectiveness of these teams, so they prioritize what they should spend their time understanding and remediating different areas of risk in their environment. can be attached.”
In this video interview with Information Security Media Group, Parikh also explains:
- What sets Lacework’s approach to CNAPP apart from the competition.
- Impact of May layoffs on Lacework’s R&D and technology strategy.
- Why Lacework is moving forward with one CEO after David Hatfield leaves.
Parikh joined Lacework as Co-CEO in July 2021 and has been the sole CEO of the company since October. Previously, he spent more than 11 years of his life as Vice President of Engineering at Facebook, where he was responsible for building and maintaining the infrastructure that serves over 1 billion users, developers, and partners around the world. He led the engineering and operations team. Prior to joining Facebook, he served as Senior Vice President of Engineering and Operations at Ning, where he oversaw the expansion of the company’s social networking platform from 50,000 to over 1.5 million social networks. bottom. Prior to Ning, he was Vice President of Engineering at Akamai Technologies, where he helped build the world’s largest and most globally distributed computing platform. Parikh also worked at NetGravity as his senior consulting his engineer and started his consulting career at Andersen Consulting (now his Accenture).
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