Jon King is a security technologist and Intel Principal Engineer in the McAfee of the CTO, where he is researching and working on future security challenges. Jon is a seasoned developer and architect with over 20 years of industry experience, and a 10-year McAfee veteran. Jon was the architect of McAfee's ePolicy Orchestrator product for many years, and he specializes in large distributed systems. He has a Master's degree in parallel and distributed computing from Oregon State University, and a Bachelor's in computer science and physics.

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Enterprise

Disclosures, Updates, and Patches: the Cycle of Life in Cybersecurity

This week saw a public disclosure of a flaw in a cybersecurity company’s software (ESET), that would allow remote code execution and privilege isolation on Apple macOS computers running ESET Endpoint Antivirus 6 software. Whenever I see something like this, there are a number of things that I think about. ...

Cloud Security

Cloud vs. Cloud

Machine learning is coming to help you distinguish sophisticated attacks from the noise of everyday usage, identify anomalous behavior that may be malicious, and block attacks from your system before you even know they exist. Machine learning works best in the cloud, feeding on large amounts of data from multiple ...

Cloud Security

Containers Require Blink-of-an-Eye Security

The average life span of a container is short and getting shorter. While some organizations use containers as replacements for virtual machines, many are using them increasingly for elastic compute resources, with life spans measured in hours or even minutes. Containers allow an organization to treat the individual servers providing ...

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