We are thrilled about the announcement from Splunk. In the press release, Splunk announces their venture arm, namely Splunk Ventures, a $100 million Innovation Fund and a $50 million Social Impact Fund, to invest in promising and innovative start-ups that “can harness the power of data to change the world”. Innovation Fund’s first investment is in Kavach.
About Pratik Roychowdhury, Founder of The Fabric's co-created company in stealth mode
Pratik has over 20 years of experience in product and engineering roles in security and networking industry, across large enterprises and start-ups. Most recently, he led all products for Juniper's cloud software (Contrail) group.
Entries by Pratik Roychowdhury, Founder of The Fabric's co-created company in stealth mode
Picture this. A hacker uses a VPN to breach into a cloud server (virtual machine hosted within a tier-1 public cloud provider) of a large financial enterprise, through a misconfigured firewall, then executes a small set of commands (injection attack), which gets her the credentials.
As applications have evolved from legacy & monolithic to modern & microservices-based, they have become increasingly disaggregated into smaller & more number of components that run on a variety of workloads (VMs, containers, serverless, etc.), are distributed across multiple clouds & heterogeneous & hybrid environments, and are dynamic & ephemeral in nature.