Cybersecurity is important for organizations of all sizes, but it’s not always accessible or affordable for everyone. Often, smaller businesses are left out in the cold as they attempt to navigate a market that’s primarily targeted towards the enterprise.
The cybersecurity market is inundated with products that have a high barrier to entry in the form of complex onboarding, lengthy sales processes, exorbitant costs, or all of the above. Especially if you’re an IT admin or a non-technical role that’s tasked with managing cybersecurity for your company, those barriers are simply insurmountable.
Fortunately the tide is turning, and cybersecurity vendors are listening to your frustrations and offering solutions. We’ve researched the best cybersecurity tools on the market that you can try for free with no strings attached. You’ll learn:
- Why cybersecurity has been historically difficult for smaller teams — and what vendors are doing to change that
- How to take full advantage of free cybersecurity products
- Hear from cybersecurity vendors that offer free editions, with no strings attached
Matthew Warner, CTO and Co-Founder, Blumira
Matt is CTO and Co-Founder of Blumira, a leading cybersecurity provider of automated threat detection and response technology. At Blumira, he leads the security and engineering efforts to provide actionable insights into cybersecurity risks at scale. Matt has over 10 years of experience in IT and development, focusing on business strategy, development, compliance, threat detection and penetration testing. Previously, he was Director of Security Services, Development & Security at NetWorks Group, responsible for defensive information security and services.
Alex Marshall, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer, Twingate
Alex is the co-founder and Chief Product Officer at Twingate. In his current role, he acts as a solutions evangelist working to make Zero Trust network access simple to adopt and implement. Prior to Twingate, he was a product leader at Dropbox and Bloomberg.
Lauren Patrick, Vice President of Marketing, Curricula
Lauren Patrick is the VP of Marketing for Curricula. Prior to joining Curricula, she served as the company’s marketing advisor at the Atlanta Tech Village. A graduate of the University of Georgia (Go Dawgs!) Lauren is enjoying her time in the cyber world advising organizations how to keep their employees safe online and build a culture around security. Learn more at Curricula.com or on social media @Curricula.
Payal Chakravarty, Head of Product, Security and Risk, Coalition
Payal Chakravarty is currently the Head of Product, Security and Risk, at Coalition and works to build the next generation risk platform for solving cyber risk by combining the power of cyber security and technology. Prior to Coalition, Payal headed Splunk’s market leading AIOps, ITOps product portfolio. She also headed Product Management at Sysdig – the DevSecOps platform that enables enterprises to ship cloud applications faster. She has deep experience shaping enterprise B2B SaaS products in cloud infrastructure, security, and data center management spaces.
Mike Parkin, Technical Marketing Engineer, Vulcan Cyber
Mike has over 20 years of experience in Cyber Security as a practitioner doing security operations, forensics, incident response, and tactical support, as well as research and penetration testing. For the last 10 years, he’s worked in Cyber Security Technical Marketing, presenting complex technical concepts to a broad audience through videos, live presentations, webinars, and written media.
Zoe Lindsey, Security Strategist, Duo Security
Zoe Lindsey is a Security Strategist at Duo Security and an early member of the Duo team, joining in early 2012 with a background in medical and cellular technology. In her time at Duo, she has advised businesses and organizations of every size on strong security policy and unified access security solutions, and for the last two years has shared best practices and recommendations at events and discussion panels nationwide.
Luke Tucker, VP of Marketing, Lightspin.io
Luke is a marketing and community executive with experience building brands and communities. In his role as VP Marketing at Lightspin he is in charge of all demand generation, brand and community development efforts. Prior to Lightspin, Luke held various leadership roles at HackerOne, most recently serving as VP Global Hacker Community.
Austin Kelleher, Engineering Manager, JupiterOne
Austin Kelleher is an Engineering Manager on the Graph Integrations team at JupiterOne, a cyber asset attack surface management (CAASM) platform startup. His expertise lies in developing cloud-based software systems and tools for security analysis. Before diving into the security industry at JupiterOne, Austin was an engineer at eBay building Marko and Lasso, the open-source tools that back eBay.com. Austin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from Penn State University.
Mackenzie Jackson, Developer Advocate, GitGuardian