Sekhar Sarukkai

Chief Scientist

Co-Founder and VP of Engineering at Skyhigh Networks, where he is responsible for engineering and operations.

McAfee MVISION Cloud Discovers GhostWriter: MITM Exposure In Cloud Storage Services

As the cloud increasingly becomes the de-facto source of computing and storage resources for websites...

By Sekhar Sarukkai | November 1, 2017

McAfee MVISION Cloud Leads CASB Innovation with 7th and 8th Patents

Skyhigh recently extended its lead in the cloud security innovation race with the issuance of...

By Sekhar Sarukkai | March 16, 2017

620 Cloud Services Still Vulnerable to DROWN One Week After Disclosure

One week after the critical vulnerability in SSL/TLS named DROWN was disclosed, Skyhigh Cloud Security...

By Sekhar Sarukkai | March 7, 2016

Cloud Threat Intelligence – the New Division of Skyhigh Cloud Security Labs

A new cloud service pops up nearly every day, making it impossible for companies to...

By Sekhar Sarukkai | February 16, 2016

LastPass Breach By The Numbers: 91% of Enterprises Exposed

Many LastPass users found out on social media or on news sites earlier this week...

By Sekhar Sarukkai | June 17, 2015

LogJam Exposed: 575 Cloud Services Potentially Vulnerable to Man-in-the Middle Attacks

LogJam, the latest in a spate of web vulnerabilities, was exposed on Tuesday evening by...

By Sekhar Sarukkai | May 20, 2015

FREAK Update

Last week, we (and the rest of the security community) shared news of a newly...

By Sekhar Sarukkai | March 11, 2015

24 hours after FREAK, 766 Cloud Providers Still Vulnerable

This week a group of researchers at INRA, Microsoft Reseach, and IMDEA discovered a widespread...

By Sekhar Sarukkai | March 5, 2015

Anthem’s Breach and the Ubiquity of Compromised Credentials

The year is still young, and we’ve already witnessed a breach of potentially historic proportions....

By Sekhar Sarukkai | February 5, 2015

What CENTCOM Can Teach You About Cloud Security

Individuals calling themselves the “CyberCaliphate” hacked into the Twitter feed for the U.S. military’s Central...

By Sekhar Sarukkai | January 21, 2015

POODLE – How bad is its bite? (Here’s the data)

A major vulnerability affecting the security of cloud services dubbed POODLE (Padding Oracle on Downgraded...

By Sekhar Sarukkai | October 15, 2014

Introducing McAfee MVISION Cloud’s Crypto Advisory Board

Encryption is fast becoming a must-have feature for data stored in the cloud. Between privacy...

By Sekhar Sarukkai | October 2, 2014

The Great Russian Hacker Heist & the “Shadow ID” Problem it Exposed

On Monday the world learned that a small crew of Russian hackers stole 1.2 billion...

By Sekhar Sarukkai | August 8, 2014

Don’t Get Snowdened: 5 Questions Every CEO Should Ask Their CIO / CISO

Today is the 1-year anniversary of the historic Snowden disclosure. In the year since the...

By Sekhar Sarukkai | June 5, 2014

McAfee MVISION Cloud 1st Cloud Access Security Broker to be ISO 27001 Certified

One of the most robust certifications a cloud service provider can attain is ISO 27001...

By Sekhar Sarukkai | May 28, 2014

How Chicken Eyes Taught Us to Detect Cloud Security Breaches

A fascinating scientific discovery There was a fascinating discovery last month on a new state...

By Sekhar Sarukkai | April 13, 2014

Protecting Your Company from Backdoor Attacks – What You Need to Know

“We often get in quicker by the back door than the front” — Napoleon Bonaparte...

By Sekhar Sarukkai | November 14, 2013

Done = Ready?

Facebook is famous for its “Done is better than perfect” mantra that guides its rapid...

By Sekhar Sarukkai | February 25, 2013