Enterprise SaaS startups: The business case for security
January 22, 2020
It's a huge act of trust for an established company to allow a startup access to its data and infrastructure. Kyle Randolph shares lessons learned building an enterprise SaaS startup, where security went from zero to paramount as the company scaled, and explains how to meet customers' needs, how to sell security to management, and how to build security into engineering.
How to launch and run a successful bug bounty program: A security team perspective
January 22, 2020
Launching a bug bounty program is hard. Running and maintaining a successful bug bounty program is even harder. Using real-world stories of both failure and success, Alexandra Ulsh details how Mapbox's security team used tools, processes, automation, and empathy to decrease response time by 90%, reduce noise, and improve average report quality for its bug bounty program.
Monitoring in the time of cloud native
January 6, 2020
As the systems we build become more distributed and (in the case of containerization) ephemeral, traditional monitoring tools prove to be grossly insufficient. Fortunately, the state of monitoring has evolved to meet these new demands, but it brings its own set of technical and organizational challenges. Cindy Sridharan offers an honest overview of monitoring challenges and trade-offs.
Building a Secure, Multi-Protocol and Multi-Tenant Cluster for Internet-Facing Services [A]
December 10, 2019
Exposing internal HTTP-based services to the Internet is a well supported and documented feature of Kubernetes. What's less well understood is how to do it for thousands of services running on behalf …
Meta-data science: When all the world's data scientists are just not enough
December 1, 2019
What if you had to build more models than there are data scientists in the worlda feat enterprise companies serving hundreds of thousands of businesses often have to do? Leah McGuire offers an overview of Salesforce's general-purpose machine-learning platform that automatically builds per-company optimized models for any given predictive problem at scale, beating out most hand-tuned models.
The future of enterprise software design
November 11, 2019
The future of enterprise design is one where users have a strong connection with the brand of the products they are using. At the same time, future enterprise products will make you feel closer to your coworkers, even as teams become more distributed across the globe. Amanda Linden explains what your product team should prioritize and how to ensure your user experience investments are successful.