Posts by Ali Solehdin

Ali Solehdin
As Director of Product Management, Ali Solehdin is a responsible for defining, managing, and executing the product roadmap for Absolute. He identifies the strategic needs and customer priorities for Absolute’s data and device security solution. Ali specializes in Product Management in Information Security, and has brought to market a variety of endpoint and network security products.
Insiders: the top threat of 2018
Ali Solehdin
Insiders: the top threat of 2018

2017 brought a deluge of ransomware attacks and data breaches that caused headlines around the world. From the classroom to the boardroom, cybercriminals made their presence known. But in 2018, companies must also turn their attention to the rapidly growing presence of insider threats. In my recent conversations with security professionals, the discussion has moved beyond debating what potential harm insiders could cause, to actually preparing for ways to...

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Shine a Light on Dark Data at Endpoints
Ali Solehdin
Shine a Light on Dark Data at Endpoints

With the recent launch of Absolute DDS 6, we unveiled a new feature that provides an unprecedented level of visibility into data on the endpoint. Absolute Endpoint Data Discovery (EDD), which comes as part of Absolute DDS, allows organizations to specify the at-risk or proprietary data that they want to identify so it can be tracked, on any endpoint, with the ability to take actions oon those endpoints if...

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Rethinking Healthcare Data Security from the Inside Out
Ali Solehdin
Rethinking Healthcare Data Security from the Inside Out

There was a time when protecting electronic health care data focused on network controls to monitor and control incoming and outgoing network traffic. IT teams put up walls with controlled access points, and with each shift in technology, new walls were raised. The rise in mobility, the cloud, and the Internet of Things have challenged this perimeter-based security mentality. With data now spread across millions of access points that...

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Why the Endpoint is a Huge Security Threat
Ali Solehdin
Why the Endpoint is a Huge Security Threat

There was a time when IT security conversations were all about the network, with a focus on monitoring and controlling incoming and outgoing network traffic based on predefined security rules. By adding more walls and watching everything that entered and left the network, IT could safeguard corporate infrastructure and data. The endpoint was an afterthought—throw in some anti-virus, and maybe some encryption, then call it a day. Everything has...

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