How Does a Software-Defined Perimeter Help to Shield Organizations?

October 26, 2022  •  David Pring-Mill

This episode features Don Boxley, Jr., the co-founder and CEO of DH2i, a cybersecurity company relied upon by enterprise customers around the world, including major financial services firms and government agencies.

In this interview, he provides an overview of core cybersecurity concepts, such as a software-defined perimeter, his company’s notion of smart availability software, and the limitations of VPNs or even passwords as we potentially head further into the Internet of Things. He also touches upon his background at Hewlett-Packard and the changes he’s witnessed over the years in the cybersecurity sector.

This episode touches upon the following key questions:

  • What have been the most profound changes to the cybersecurity space over the past decade?
  • How does Hewlett-Packard instill its corporate culture?
  • What is DH2i’s concept of smart availability software, and how is it reflected in their product suite?
  • What is a software-defined perimeter (SDP)?
  • How can cybersecurity be effectively configured?
  • How can Silicon Valley secure the Internet of Things?

Don Boxley, Jr., is the co-founder and CEO of DH2i. Prior to DH2i, Don held senior marketing roles at Hewlett-Packard where he was instrumental in sales and marketing strategies that resulted in significant revenue growth in the scale-out NAS business. Don spent more than 20 years in management positions for leading technology companies, including Hewlett-Packard, CoCreate Software, Iomega, TapeWorks Data Storage Systems, and Colorado Memory Systems. He earned his MBA from the Johnson School of Management at Cornell University.

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