Sublime Security's Josh Kamdjou: The state of today’s email threat landscape and how to defend without reinventing the wheel 

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Written by Thomas KinsellaCo-founder & CCO, Tines

In the first episode of this season of The Future of Security Operations podcast, Thomas speaks to Josh Kamdjou, founder and CEO of Sublime Security, the world's first open and adaptable email security platform, preventing email attacks using Detection-as-Code and behavioral AI.

Josh has more than 13 years of experience in the security industry, doing a mix of government work and private consulting before founding Sublime Security in 2019. Josh holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Maryland and is a regular speaker at security conferences and workshops.


Topics include: 

  • Josh’s interesting path into security started with his career working with the government.

  • How the approach to email security has changed over the last 10 years.

  • The gap and lack of tooling that Josh discovered in email security led to the founding of Sublime Security.

  • The types of business email compromise fraud that are still working today and how the threat landscape has changed.

  • Moving from consultancy to creating a product and securing Sublime’s first customers.

  • Putting yourself in your customers’ shoes to aid discovery and build a better product.

  • How Josh’s experience working in government and industry shaped his approach to how he builds Sublime’s product.

  • What companies are doing to successfully defend against email threats.

  • Where security operations might be in five years and how teams will be doing more with less.

  • Sublime Security’s plans for the next 12 months.

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