September 29, 2022

VMblog 2022 Mega Series Video: JumpCloud Offers Expertise on Security, Cyberthreats and Zero Trust

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Are you interested in learning more about topics like security and cyberthreats? Here's your chance to do just that. The VMblog Mega Series is the perfect series for you!

As part of the Mega Series, you'll hear from a number of industry experts and leaders across multiple topics to help you make important decisions within your own organization.

In this episode, VMblog is joined by industry expert, Neil Riva, Principal Product Manager at JumpCloud. JumpCloud helps IT teams Make (Remote) Work Happen by centralizing management of user identities and devices, enabling small and medium-sized enterprises to adopt Zero Trust security models.

Watch and learn as Riva provides a quick overview on JumpCloud and where it is headed. And he explains the directory approach and why its best.

Riva discusses the recent cyberattack problem plaguing IT, and what the climate of continuous risk means for security leaders as well as for MSP partners. COVID has also been a challenge on this front, and Riva describes the security impacts that came about because of the pandemic, with a focus on networking, remote work, and internet usage.

Hear how Riva explains how his company is uniquely positioned to help "Make Remote Work Happen." And he answers the question of whether or not organizations are doing enough to combat cyberthreats.

Learn more about JumpCloud at their Website:



0:00​ - Intro
0:16​ - Introducing Neil Riva, Principal Product Manager at JumpCloud
0:44 - Background on JumpCoud
1:35 - How and why of JumpCloud's use of a directory approach
4:10 - Climate of continuous risk for security leaders and MSP partners
5:30 - Security impacts on networking, remote work and internet usage
6:55 - Are organizations doing enough to combat cyberthreats
8:04 - Make Remote Work Happen
9:18 - Demo
13:57 - Wrap up

Brian Ducharme

Brian is an event reporter for and an expert in virtualization/cloud techonlogies.  In his 15+ years of experience in the virtualization/cloud field he has interviewed hundreds of companies, users and executives.  Brian has been an active member of the NEVMUG (NEVTUG) since 2006 and attends both vmworld and Citrix Synergy every year.  Brian works full time as a Senior Software Engineer for Liquidware Labs.

Brian also spent 5 years as the managing editor of Virtual Strategy Magazine, an online magazine focused on the virtualization industry and has been with vmblog since 2011. He has a background in Computer Graphics, Marketing, Programming, Web Design, Mobile App Development, Linux Administration and is an active member of the NHJS group. 



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