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Schuyler Brown

Schuyler Brown

Co-founder / CCO, began working with startups as one of the first employees at Cross Commerce Media. Since then, he has worked at the venture capital firms DFJ Gotham and High Peaks Venture Partners. He is also the host of Founders@Fail and author of Inc.com's "Failing Forward" column, where he interviews veteran entrepreneurs about the bumps, bruises, and reality of life in the startup trenches. His leadership philosophy: be humble enough to realize you don’t know everything and curious enough to want to learn more. He holds a B.A. and M.B.A. from Columbia University. To contact Schuyler, visit him on LinkedIn.

StrongDM has been featured in Forbes, The New Stack, VentureBeat, DevOps.com, TechCrunch, and Fortune.

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Columbia University

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BA & MBA


Latest blog posts from Schuyler

3 Types of Access Control: IT Security Models Explained
3 Types of Access Control: IT Security Models Explained
In this article, we will look at three important types of access control in security. You’ll learn about the different types of access control, how they work, and their pros and cons. By the end of this article, you’ll understand what type of access control will work best for your organization and meet your security needs.
PIM vs. PAM Security: Understanding the Difference
PIM vs. PAM Security: Understanding the Difference
Understanding the nuances of privileged access management vs privileged identity management can be challenging. Although PIM and PAM are often used interchangeably, there is an important difference between PIM and PAM that companies should know. In this article, we’ll explain PIM vs PAM and explore how they work to demonstrate the differences between them. By the end of this article, you’ll know what role PIM and PAM should play in your security strategy.
Enterprise Identity and Access Management (IAM) Solutions
Enterprise Identity and Access Management (IAM) Solutions
Enterprises often have thousands of users to manage, and therefore unique requirements for their enterprise identity and access management software solutions. In this article, you’ll learn what enterprise IAM is and what to expect in a successful enterprise-wide IAM software implementation. By the end of this article, you’ll know the benefits and challenges of introducing enterprise IAM solutions in your organization.
Top Cloud Security Issues and Risks to Know in 2022
Top Cloud Security Issues and Risks to Know in 2022
In this article, we look at the top risks and security issues in cloud computing. You'll learn about specific cloud security threats and cloud storage security issues, as well as strategies for managing cloud security effectively. By the end of this article, readers will fully understand the top security issues related to using cloud-based file management tools and services.
What Is RBI? Remote Browser Isolation Explained
What Is RBI? Remote Browser Isolation Explained
In this article, we take a deep dive into Remote Browser Isolation (RBI), its history, and how it works. You'll learn about the common challenges associated with remote browser isolation and its importance in securing users from internet-based cyber threats. By the end of this article, you'll gain a complete understanding of remote browser isolation, as well as how it can be used to complement a Zero Trust framework.
What Is UEBA? User and Entity Behavior Analytics Explained
What Is UEBA? User and Entity Behavior Analytics Explained
In this article, we will explain how User and Entity Behavior Analytics (UEBA) helps modern organizations defend against sophisticated, hard-to-detect cybersecurity attacks. You’ll learn how UEBA compares to other security monitoring tools, the top benefits of UEBA, and important challenges to consider. By the end of this article, you’ll know the basic UEBA meaning and the most important factors to help you decide if a UEBA tool is right for your organization.
What Is Anomaly Detection? Methods, Examples, and More
What Is Anomaly Detection? Methods, Examples, and More
This article covers everything you need to know about anomaly detection and why anomaly detection is important for your organization’s security. You’ll learn about common challenges companies face when detecting anomalous data, types of anomaly detection, and anomaly detection methods your company can leverage. By the end of this article, you’ll know how to find anomalies in data and prevent irregular data incidents with practical anomaly detection models.
What is Sensitive Data? Definition, Examples, and More
What is Sensitive Data? Definition, Examples, and More
In this article, we cover the sensitive data definition and the main risks associated with it. You'll see real sensitive information examples and learn how sensitive data differs from personal data. By the end of this article, you'll understand what data is sensitive and how to protect it against cyber risks and exposures.
What is Identity as a Service (IDaaS)? All You Need to Know
What is Identity as a Service (IDaaS)? All You Need to Know
In this article, we’ll examine what Identity as a Service (IDaaS) is and how companies use IDaaS to enhance their security posture. You’ll learn why identity and access management (IAM) is important, how outsourcing IAM can support your goals, and the limitations of using a cloud-based IDaaS. By the end of this article, you’ll understand how an IDaaS solution works, the problems IDaaS addresses, and the role IDaaS will play in the future of identity management.
SAML vs. OAuth: Everything You Need to Know
SAML vs. OAuth: Everything You Need to Know
In this article, we will provide a high-level overview of the Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) and Open Authorization (OAuth) information access frameworks. You’ll learn about the key similarities and differences between SAML and OAuth, the unique benefits of each framework, and specific use cases for each. By the end of this article, you’ll have a clear understanding of SAML and OAuth to help you determine which is right for your organization.
The Difference Between SAML vs. OIDC
The Difference Between SAML vs. OIDC
The main difference between SAML and OIDC is that SAML builds the trust relationship between the service provider (SP) and the IdP, whereas OIDC trusts the channel (HTTPS) that is used to obtain the security token.
SAML vs. LDAP: Everything You Need to Know
SAML vs. LDAP: Everything You Need to Know
The difference between SAML and LDAP is that SAML is designed for cloud-based connections using only an IdP and SP to communicate user data. LDAP, however, is typically used for accessing on-premises resources by installing a client on the user's device to connect with a directory service.
A Beginner’s Guide to Microsegmentation
A Beginner’s Guide to Microsegmentation
In this article, we’ll review the basics of microsegmentation and discuss it in context with other network security models and practices, including Zero Trust, software-defined networking, and network segmentation. You’ll learn about the benefits of microsegmentation, how it works, challenges for implementation, and best practices.
What is Data Loss Prevention (DLP)? Best Practices & More
What is Data Loss Prevention (DLP)? Best Practices & More
Data loss prevention (DLP) can save organizations millions of dollars on data breaches every year. In this article, we will take a big-picture look at data loss prevention and discover how DLP tools and processes strengthen an enterprise’s security posture.
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