Entries by Pavel Gurvich

Let’s talk at VMWorld 2015 SF!

We are very excited about the upcoming VMWorld Show and the opportunity to showcase our GuardiCore Data Center Security Suite. The event brings together the greatest technology experts in virtualization and data centers, and it is a great opportunity for us to engage in a deep discussion with people who run Software-Defined Data Centers and […]

The Infection Monkey

A couple of years ago Netflix introduced a concept they called a “Simian Army“. The idea was to have a bunch of automated processes that checked their cloud’s resilience to various failure scenarios. A prime example was a “Chaos Monkey” which randomly shuts down servers in their infrastructure to test the application’s ability to withstand server […]

Why Vinod Khosla Got It Wrong about Cyber Crime?

In a recent piece in Forbes following the Anthem data-security breach, legendary venture capitalist Vinod Khosla wrote “There’s a universal truth regarding every cyber-attack: attack behavior never appears normal”. While Mr. Khosla is a maverick in many fields I believe this time he got it wrong. Please allow me to explain. Let’s consider a different example, the […]

Ocean’s Eleven and the Changing Landscape of Cyber Crime

On February 16th, 2015, Kaspersky lab published a report titled “Carbanak APT – The Great Bank Robbery”, telling the story of a cyber attack campaign on numerous banks and financial institutions, spanning from late 2013, and resulting in an estimated cumulative losses of $1B. The attack has been dubbed by Media outlets such as CNN […]