Kelly Brazil | VP of Sales Engineering

Kelly Brazil | VP of Sales Engineering
Kelly Brazil is VP of Sales Engineering at Threat X. Kelly has dedicated his career to enterprise security and has spent the last twenty years introducing F500 and G2000 customers world-wide to emerging security technologies. He has held positions at top-tier networking vendors and service providers including UUNET, Juniper Networks, and Palo Alto Networks.
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API Security Checklist: Top 7 Requirements

Posted by Kelly Brazil | VP of Sales Engineering on Oct 9, 2018 7:21:46 PM

As I talk to customers around the world about securing their applications I've noticed a specific topic keeps coming up more and more often: Securing their APIs - both public and internal varieties. RESTful JSON APIs seem to be the most prevalent these days, but I still hear about SOAP and XML APIs, as well as some customers on the bleeding-edge with GraphQL APIs they want to protect. 

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Topics: Web, Application & Hybrid Cloud Security

Tightly Coupling Applications and Security for Infinite Scale

Posted by Kelly Brazil | VP of Sales Engineering on Aug 20, 2018 1:04:52 PM

Let's talk about the future of application security. For those of us who have been designing network and application security architectures in the past couple decades it's been impossible to notice the pace of change has accelerated in the last few years. Static, legacy architectures are giving way to dynamic, auto-scaled microservices architectures. But can we continue to secure applications developed with CI/CD pipelines using legacy approaches? 

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Topics: Web, Application & Hybrid Cloud Security

X Marks the Spot: Knowing Where and When to Block Threats

Posted by Kelly Brazil | VP of Sales Engineering on Jul 18, 2018 7:59:44 AM

We need to face reality - web application protection is incredibly challenging in the agile, cloud-based world in which businesses operate. Many organizations focus their security strategy on the applications themselves - a never-ending pattern of "patch and pray." Trying to successfully guide applications through the barrage of attacks, multiple technologies, and growing sophistication of attackers is like trying to follow an obscure map. You can see your final destination, but there are new obstacles to face every hour. This fact, coupled with the frustration with the limited intelligence of legacy WAFs, has created overburdened security teams and "firewall fatigue."

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