Tom Kellermann

The 2022 cybersecurity predictions bonanza

We will start seeing specific APIs (application program interfaces) attacked in order to compromise the supply chain, as threat actors innovate and leverage new tools to exploit vulnerabilities. This will lead to larger scale data breaches. The human element in cyberattacks, such as falling victim to social engineering or insider threats, will be amplified as …

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The Achilles Heel of Cybersecurity

The Achilles Heel of Cybersecurity

By Tom Kellermann, Head of Cybersecurity Strategy for VMware – As geopolitical tension manifests in cyberspace, four rogue nation-states launch asymmetrical cyber-attacks; 100% prevention is impossible. In 2021 cyber cartels are hijacking the digital transformation of corporations and escalating intrusions by leveraging destructive attacks. We must modernize our defenses. Ground truth is imperative, and thus detection and response must become holistic. In most intrusions, adversaries hunt for Active Directory (AD) to escalate privileges and masquerade as authorized users. AD is the prime target in 90% of intrusions. Identity has become the new perimeter and, therefore, our Achilles heel. We must increase identity security visibility to achieve intrusion suppression. I joined the advisory board of Attivo Networks because I fundamentally believe in the dire need to automate identity compromise detection and response.

Attivo Networks® Adds Tom Kellermann to its Cadre of Cybersecurity Advisors

FREMONT, Calif. — October 14, 2021 — Attivo Networks®, the leader in lateral movement attack detection and privilege escalation prevention, today announced that Tom Kellermann has joined the company’s Advisory Board. Mr. Kellermann joins Attivo’s Advisory board as a highly respected cybersecurity expert with more than 22 years of experience. He serves as the Head of Cybersecurity Strategy for VMware Inc. Previously, Kellermann …

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