A lean, self service, new approach to web application security

14 Jun 2016 ~4 minutes Comments

Kyle Bassett

Signal Sciences built the industry’s first SaaS-based next generation Web Application Firewall in response to frustrations trying to use legacy WAFs and a goal of accelerating business initiatives like DevOps and cloud adoption. The Signal Sciences NGWAF works seamlessly across cloud, physical and containerized infrastructure, providing actionable security prioritization based on where your applications are targeted, and blocking attacks without breaking production traffic.

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A New Adventure…

02 Jun 2016 ~5 minutes Comments

Aly Khimji

My expedition to Arctiq began at the age of eight at the green-screen of my dad’s 286 PC running DOS 5. I was completely fascinated! But not by games, as typical among my grade-3 peers, (although Oregon Trail on my school’s Apple II !)) but simply by how the machine worked. At that age, while most kids were fiddling with their Nintendo NES, my father taught me about config.sys, autoexec.bat, EMM memory tuning, direct memory access, IRQ's, system interrupts and file allocation tables. I would watch over his shoulder as he opened up the case and taught me about CPU's, memory, IDE cables, floppy drives, and all the little gotchas to remember about installing components. . These were not lessons you would find your average kid learning at that time (today is a different story!)

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The Arctiq Approach - Part 3

30 May 2016 ~4 minutes Comments

Kyle Bassett

So here I am, almost 20-years into my IT career, and it was time for a pivot. In this third and final installment of the series I will tell you about that pivot and where “Arctiq” is headed

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The path forward… A leap of faith - Part 2

05 May 2016 ~3 minutes Comments

Kyle Bassett

If you had the chance to read the first part of this blog, you saw that I am very grateful for the opportunities and experience I have gained working for some great Enterprises. Access to cool, game changing projects, emerging technology, great people and team members were the highlights. But, over time, I was losing that feeling of being challenged.

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It’s time to Scale - A look back - Part 1

19 Apr 2016 ~5 minutes Comments

Kyle Bassett

It is time for me to "scale-out"...but more on that later! Before I tell you all about my new adventure with Arctiq, I’d like to share with you where I have been and some valuable experiences that got me here.

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Time for Change

14 Apr 2016 ~1 minutes Comments

Tim Fairweather

Fear and anxiety; this is a major shift in focus from running a critical team in a large organization to getting back into the field, now as a startup.Excitement and joy; I'm getting back in front of customers and technology, something I missed dearly.

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The Rising Tide Raises All Ships: Building a Collaborative Ecosystem

10 Mar 2016 ~2 minutes Comments

Mike Morrison

Unfortunately we often see corporations managing with fear and intimidation to manage their people and products, rather than nurturing relationships to foster growth.

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Open, Collaborative, Social, Community

16 Feb 2016 ~3 minutes Comments

Mike Morrison

I think I just sold myself out of a job.  A good job...no, wait...a great job!  But it’s with good reason. And with any luck, by the end of my rant, you might start thinking about working yourself out of a job too. My career in Information Technology began in the late-90’s in community college.  The era of expensive build-your-own ‘clone’ PC’s, 14.4 baud modems, and this mesmerizing new thing called the Internet. Finally we were all connected!  Being open, social, collaborative.  Sharing ideas, learning as a community...by leaps and bounds. In the grand context of our time, it didn’t take the Internet long to become the backbone of the modern global economy, and in many parts of the world, the backbone to modern life.

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