Avi Chesla, Founder & CEO

Avi Chesla, Founder & CEO
Avi is a recognized leader in the Internet security arena internationally. Prior to empow, Avi was CTO and VP of Security Products at Radware, where he was responsible for defining, leading and executing the company’s strategic technology roadmap and vision. Avi holds 25 patents in the arena of cybersecurity solutions.
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Recent Posts

5 Technologies to Look for When Choosing a SIEM to Protect Your Organization in the Coronavirus Crisis

COVID-19 is wreaking havoc with our lives and our businesses, but hackers aren’t resting. If anything, we’ve seen the level of cyber attacks increase and specifically target new vulnerabilities. Those entrusted with protecting organizations don’t have the luxury to panic, but...

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Mar 30, 2020

Main Insights from Gartner’s SIEM Magic Quadrant Report

Every year the SIEM industry holds its breath for Gartner’s SIEM Magic Quadrant report. And for good reason. Gartner coined the term SIEM in 2005 and is still an authority on the SIEM industry.  The 2020 report holds some words of wisdom vendors should heed. Here are my three...

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Feb 26, 2020

Iran Is Using MITRE. You Should Too.

Iran cyber attacking the US is no longer a threat - it's our reality. How we can better prepare ourselves and make sure our SIEM is equipped to deal with this very serious threat?

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Jan 09, 2020

Next Generation SIEM - 6 Things to Look For

The SIEM market has evolved and today most solutions call themselves “Next Generation SIEM.” Effective NG SIEM should provide better protection and equally important, if not more, a much more effective, next gen user experience. What you should look for when evaluating a next...

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Nov 17, 2019

The Dirty Little SECRET OF SIEM: Fighting Today’s Overwhelming Digital Threats with Analog Tools

 

Today’s cyber criminals are creating malware at a dizzying pace. It’s no longer humanly possible to keep up. AI is the only answer.

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Jan 30, 2019

Where Should SIEM Go in 2019?

 

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Dec 24, 2018

Do you really want to pay extra for all that data?

Big data is not only getting big, it’s also getting very expensive. Most SIEM vendors charge customers by the volume of data they handle. This means not only that companies usually end up spending more on protecting their networks than they originally planned, but also that...

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Dec 05, 2018

Why should all the cool SIEM security analysts focus on deciphering attack intent?

"Intent." Is there anything more essential to business decision-making and processes?

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Nov 20, 2018

The Sad Story of SIEM Can Still Have a Happy End

For those of you wondering what I brought back from RSA – other than more tote bags than I know what to do with – I actually returned with a strong idea of what was most, and least, interesting there. And the single trend that dominated them all.

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Sep 24, 2018

Ransomware Wake-up Call – What You Need to Know

“Ransomware” – it’s been screaming from headlines around the globe in the last 24 hours – almost a hundred nations attacked, the British health system paralyzed, likely billions in damages, and an already weary world had its sense of security shaken, yet again.

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Sep 11, 2018
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