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Enveil Founder and CEO Ellison Anne Williams on How the Data Security Company Innovates

Based in the Washington, D.C. metro area, Enveil is a data security company that focuses on protecting Data in Use. In the words of CEO and Founder Ellison Anne Williams, the company is “an application that will deploy in any kind of environment to secure the data when it’s being used or processed” and its products have wide applicability over multiple verticals, including financial services, health care, and naturally, cloud security. 

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How Arkose Labs Built a Toolkit to Fight Fraud

Founded in 2013, Arkose Labs offers an array of tools to help enterprises protect themselves against fraudulent activity. The San Francisco-based company works within a variety of industries, including retail, gaming, marketplaces, and travel. Check out the above interview of CEO and cofounder Kevin Gosschalk to learn more about how the team at Arkose Labs thinks about outsmarting fraudsters.

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Kasada defends companies against online break-ins

“With more and more businesses online, and more and more tools to attack digital storefronts and web apps, why would a criminal perform a physical break-in or theft?” says Ghin Khoo, Sales Manager at Kasada, an Australian cybersecurity company focused on the emerging Bot Risk Management space. “The number of break-in attempts can be massively scaled via new technology, and the chances of getting caught are much lower.  Criminals know it’s economically viable and lucrative to perform automated online attacks.”

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How one Swiss startup used the cloud to achieve the same level of security as a Swiss Bank

Like many startups today, Nummo was born in the cloud and given our industry and our future goals, we wouldn’t compromise any other aspects of our offering. People needed to feel their data is secure when using Nummo.

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How HackerOne Uses the Cloud to Fix Security Vulnerabilities at Scale

83,000. That’s how many security vulnerabilities HackerOne has fixed to date thanks to hacker-supplied reports to their platform. “The data speaks for itself,” says Reed Loden, HackerOne’s director of security. “The types of vulnerabilities, the complexity to the vulnerabilities, the cleverness to the vulnerabilities is stuff that you’re just not going find from paying just a variety of security consultancy firms…  it all comes down to number of people.”

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James Neville of Citizen.is

Making Data Safer: Citizen’s James Neville Talks Biometric Authentication

As our online lives expand and businesses find new and better ways to provide everyday services via the internet, it can feel like increasing amounts of our sensitive data are in the hands of companies without stellar track records of keeping that data safe. James Neville, CEO and founder of Citizen, a one-touch login and registration app, hopes to change that metric. “We were working in payments, and it struck us how loose the security was around personal data when compared to card or bank accounts,” he explains. “And it’s only gotten worse over the years.” He’s right.

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