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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Education

Columbia University

Degrees & Credentials

BA & MBA


Latest blog posts from Schuyler

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.
Understanding Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASBs)
Understanding Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASBs)
In this article, we’ll take a high-level look at what a CASB is, what it does, and how it works. You’ll learn the key pillars of CASBs and how they address the growing threat of Shadow IT in cloud-based organizations. By the end of this article, you’ll understand the differences between CASB, SASE, and IAM, as well as the main challenges to implementing a CASB solution.
Alternatives to BeyondTrust
Alternatives to BeyondTrust
BeyondTrust FKA Bomgar is an access management and endpoint security solution which provides end user access and monitoring for a variety of platforms and devices including: Linux, Windows, Mac, Unix, and other mobile and cloud platforms. BeyondTrust has a host of solutions in privileged identity & access management, privileged remote access and vulnerability management. However, if you're looking for a simple and secure way to manage access to databases, Kubernetes clusters, or other internal
Alternatives to Twingate
Alternatives to Twingate
Twingate started in 2019 in response to the growing challenges of managing access for a remote workforce. The product offers a zero-trust, cloud-based solution that aims to replace Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) by providing a secure, quick-to-implement solution for IT admins and everyday users. However, if you have a distributed workforce in need of access to databases, Kubernetes clusters, cloud CLIs, switches, routers, or internal web applications, there are other tools to consider. In this
Kubernetes Authentication
Kubernetes Authentication
Kubernetes authentication presents a unique challenge. While Kubernetes defines the concepts of both user accounts and service accounts natively, it doesn’t provide us with a single, built-in method for authenticating those accounts. Instead, we must choose from a variety of techniques involving third-party tools or resources to perform Kubernetes cluster authentication.
How to: MySQL Create User and Grant Permissions
How to: MySQL Create User and Grant Permissions
Find an easier way to manage access privileges and user credentials in MySQL databases. Reduce manual, repetitive efforts for provisioning and managing MySQL access and security with strongDM.
SSH Audit Made Simple
SSH Audit Made Simple
SSH audit logs allow you to determine, either retroactively or in real-time, when an unauthorized or destructive action was taken, and by whom.
What Would My SOC 2 Dashboard Look Like?
What Would My SOC 2 Dashboard Look Like?
As your organization pursues your SOC 2 certification, organization is critical. ‍You will be busy actively managing dozens of ongoing daily tasks, which can bury you in minutiae. But at the same time, you need to keep your high-level compliance goals in focus in order to successfully move your certification over the finish line.
How Hearst Eliminates DevOps Complexity -- An Architecture Review
How Hearst Eliminates DevOps Complexity -- An Architecture Review
In this talk, Jim Mortko (responsible for leading all Internet-based engineering and digital production efforts) and DevOps Engineer Manuel Maldonado, they discuss how Hearst eliminated DevOps complexity through automation and tooling decisions. Listen as they walk through their services and application architecture and download the slides now.
Infrastructure access app UI
Connect your first server or database in 5 minutes. No kidding.