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Reflecting on the Obsidian Internship Experience

Obsidian loves interns! We offer year-round, paid internships for students and fresh graduates who want to improve their coding chops while helping to solve the biggest challenges ...


Stephanie Yeo

November 21, 2019


The Beauty of Code: A Painting Series

Coding is an art. Its form and function are intertwined. Stacked in simple and neat lines, code can address the world’s greatest challenges and create opportunities we never thou...

Obsidian News

Sunny Volkert, Steph Yeo

November 18, 2019


Obsidian Makes the CNBC 2019 Upstart 100 List

We are delighted to share that CNBC has included Obsidian in its 3rd annual Upstart 100, a prestigious list that showcases promising companies breaking industry barriers on the pat...

Obsidian News

Obsidian Security

November 12, 2019


Cloud Detection and Response is the Missing Element of Cloud Security

The use of SaaS and public cloud services has seen massive growth in the past decade. Organizations have moved, or are moving, their business systems including email, collaboration...

Security Advisories

Suda Srinivasan

November 7, 2019


Security for “Space as a Service” aka Co-working Spaces

If your company operates out of a co-working space, you may have more to worry about than just formaldehyde-infused phone booths. Shared WiFi available in co-working spaces makes l...

Security Advisories

Steph Yeo

November 1, 2019


Who’s building your AI? Research brief

Data science is young and interdisciplinary While the term ‘data science’ was first used decades ago, the field is relatively young. Most academic data science centers ...

Data Science & AI

Laura Noren, Gina Helfrich, and Steph Yeo

October 30, 2019


Applying the NIST Framework to Protect Cloud Access

The NIST Cybersecurity Framework has been one of the most widely adopted models for assessing and managing cybersecurity risk in private organizations since its introduction in 201...

Security Advisories

Suda Srinivasan

October 24, 2019


Data Guardianship – GDPR: Live it, love it

Data mapping and ongoing inventory updating is the cornerstone of any robust practice of data guardianship. It would be impossible to fulfill a request to delete all of the data he...


Laura Norén

October 23, 2019