Chris Gervais

Chris Gervais, VP of Engineering. As Threat Stack's head of Engineering, Chris is passionate about building, not only a rock solid, high-performance product, but also a team of elite engineers, industry best processes and a culture that attracts the best talent. Prior to Threat Stack, Chris held senior positions at lifeIMAGE, Enservio, Partners Healthcare, Inc., Inflexxion, Inc. and VIS Corporation, where he was responsible for engineering, technical operations, and technology strategy for cloud platforms.
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How to Avoid Becoming Another Cloud Security Statistic

By Chris Gervais | August 22, 2017

Cloud Security Statistic Last year, Gartner predicted that, by 2020, 95 percent of all cloud security failures will be caused by user error. This means that organizations, rather than service providers, are much more likely to be responsible for issues,

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Why Containers Can’t Solve All Your Problems In The Cloud

By Chris Gervais | August 4, 2017

Containers and the cloud Docker and other container services are appealing for a good reason – they are lightweight and flexible. For many organizations, they enable the next step of platform maturity by reducing the needs of a runtime to

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Vulnerability vs. Exploitability: Why they’re different & why it matters

By Chris Gervais | July 31, 2017

Vulnerability vs. Exploitability There is a lot of jargon when it comes to cloud security. While the thought of having a vulnerability in security system seems scary, having an easily exploitable security system is scarier. What’s the difference? How do

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Resolving the Normalization of Deviance by Building a Culture of Communication

By Chris Gervais | November 21, 2016

Building a Culture of Communication Real-time monitoring and corresponding alerts are critical for maintaining the performance and security of today’s complex cloud infrastructures. Given the exorbitant amount of data effective network monitoring can produce, however, a troublesome problem often occurs:

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The Cloud Isn’t a Security Issue; It’s a Security Opportunity

By Chris Gervais | November 10, 2016

Security Issue In order to stay ahead in today’s competitive business landscape, companies need to constantly innovate. Development teams must continually release new products, features or services and cloud technology, along with agile development practices, make this perpetual iterating feasible.

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Why An Inside-Out Approach to Cloud Security Is Your Safest Bet

By Chris Gervais | November 9, 2016

Cloud Security In September, McKinsey released what might be looked back upon as a seminal survey. It opened the report with a simple, powerful declaration: “The cloud debate is over.” The data told a story that the pace of IT

Huawei will continue security support for Android smartphones

Huawei will continue security support for Android smartphones

LONDON (Reuters) - Huawei said on Monday it would continue to provide security updates and services for its smartphones and ...
Digital Acceleration Is At Cross Roads – Modernize Everything Or Die

Digital Acceleration Is At Cross Roads – Modernize Everything Or Die

Have you experienced or heard of anything similar to these anecdotes? “Tesla can’t figure out how to manage its glass ...
Singapore updates guidelines on data breach notification, accountability

Singapore updates guidelines on data breach notification, accountability

Expected to be included as part of the upcoming amendment to the country's data protection law, the new guidelines state ...
Huawei blockade: do I need to stop using my Android phone?

Huawei blockade: do I need to stop using my Android phone?

Google has cut off Huawei from its Android services because of Trump’s blacklist, but what does that mean for your ...
IT services giant HCL left employee passwords, other sensitive data exposed online

IT services giant HCL left employee passwords, other sensitive data exposed online

IT services giant HCL left employee passwords exposed online, as well as customer project details, and other sensitive information, all ...