In episode 36 of the Cybersecurity Minute, Chris Hughes discusses Chainguard, one of the Cybersecurity as a Business Enabler Top 10 companies.
00:15 — Chainguard is an organization focusing on software supply chain security — a critical topic in the industry over the last several years.
00:34 — The company’s leadership comes out of Google and many other notable tech leaders, bringing forth a lot of engineering and technical expertise.
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00:40 — Chainguard projects have contributors, such as Sigstore, which assigns software in the software ecosystem and brings unique capabilities around container hardening. Organizations that are moving towards cloud-native architectures are starting to use containers.
01:12 — As organizations start to bolster their software supply chain capabilities, or implement new regulatory requirements or organizational policies, Chainguard can help implement those policies and enforce them into an environment. Additionally, Chainguard raised tremendous funds in 2022, despite an economic downturn, which is a nod to its technical capabilities, leadership, and critical niche focus.
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