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Updates and insights on cybersecurity, machine learning and the cloud.



Cloud Native Security Summit 2019 Highlights

Last week, Obsidian joined forces with Capsule8 and Signal Sciences to host the second annual Cloud Native Security Summit, an invite-only event for senior security and IT leaders ...

Obsidian News

Suda Srinivasan, VP of Marketing

October 2, 2019


Case Study: Fighting Account Bloat and Identity Sprawl with Obsidian

How do you get a handle on identity sprawl and account bloat when over 20% of your users churn every year? This is the story of one law firm that found an effective way to bring or...

Stephanie Yeo, Marketing Associate

September 13, 2019


Insider Threats Can Come From Negligence and Carelessness

Since news about the Capital One breach broke, the cybersecurity world has been speculating about how exactly the attack went down. Did one AWS contractor take advantage of privile...

Security Advisories

Stephanie Yeo, Marketing Associate

September 3, 2019


Trashing Shared Documents Is Harder Than It Looks

The Case of the Shared Trash I wrote a letter of recommendation for a colleague using a new letterhead template designed by a design contractor. It was saved in the contractor’s ...

Laura Noren

August 20, 2019


Javascript arrow functions are overhyped

Since Javascript upgraded to ES2015, I have frequently seen many developers defaulting to arrow functions instead of normal functions. I think arrow functions are cool, s...

Developer Field Notes

Jorge Cuadra Fueyo, Sr UX Engineer at Obsidian Security

June 14, 2019


Reuters reports on Obsidian’s $20m Series B

Obsidian News

Angela Moon, Reuters

May 28, 2019


Obsidian Appoints Data Ethicist Laura Norén as VP of Privacy & Trust

Privacy and data ethics are top priorities at Obsidian. We have created a executive-level role, Vice President of Privacy and Trust, and appointed Laura Norén to lead this critica...

Obsidian News

Stephanie Yeo

May 26, 2019



San Francisco’s super hero fuel has always been caffeine. The port at San Francisco is the oldest in the US and one of the top three coffee importers. How do you like your caffei...

Obsidian News

May 25, 2019