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

How to choose a SIEM with SOAR capabilities

I recently had an article published in Security Magazine titled “The future of SOAR (Is there one?),” in which I talk about the recent Gartner report, “Market Guide for Security Orchestration, Automation and Response Solutions.” This report basically warns of the impending...

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Nov 19, 2020

To Effectively Manage IT and OT - Look to XDR

Manufacturers are under growing risk of cyberattacks that can shut down operations (and COVID-19 isn’t helping). Extended Detection and Response (XDR) is a new approach in the security management, automation and response arena, uniquely suited to effectively connecting both...

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Oct 12, 2020

Universities - It is Time to Look at XDR

Extended Detection and Response (XDR) is an exciting new direction for security teams at universities, whether they are looking for a more cost-effective approach (or alternative) to SIEM, less integration hustle, better privacy protection or the most technologically advanced...

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Oct 06, 2020

XDR – What it is and how it differs from SIEM

The Challenge

Albert Einstein said, “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them. “

In the security orchestration, detection and response arena, for the past twenty or so years, vendors have been doing essentially more of the same, while...

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Aug 25, 2020

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
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