- Interview with Yasir Ali Michael Levitt 16:37
Yasir is the Co-Founder and CEO of Polymer (https://www.polymerhq.io/), a no-code platform that prevents sensitive data leaks across SaaS apps such as Google Drive, Slack, Microsoft Teams, and Zoom without slowing down an organization’s operations.
With Polymer, organizations can redact HIPAA, PCI, GDPR, CCPA, PHI, and other sensitive data in near real-time.
This enables their employees to communicate and collaborate on SaaS apps at full speed without the need to police documents ahead of time or the worry of inadvertent transfer of sensitive information.
Polymer has received a total funding of $6M, and they have revenues over $2M. Their clients include Signify Health, Edward Jones, Medly Pharmacy, and Routefusion.
Yasir is a former Wall Street and hedge fund trader who worked for several companies, including Barclays Capital.
He is also the founder of Dvega, an enterprise data and technology strategy consulting firm as well as a developer for credit-sensitive analytics for Bear Stearns Mortgage trading desk.
On the podcast, Yasir would love to talk about:
Why insider threats are an ever-present risk for organizations Moving to cloud and leveraging SaaS platforms.
How to reduce data privacy issues with AI and machine learning.
The top misguided opinions on data security in the marketplace.
His tips on how to prevent data breaches within remote teams.
To get a feel for Yasir, he recently was a guest on the Software Engineering Daily Podcast (https://softwareengineeringdaily.com/2022/04/28/data-loss-prevention-with-yasir-ali/), where he talked about how machine learning is used to identify the risk level of data shared in organizations.
3 topics that you love/enjoy talking about: -Cybersecurity focused on data -SaaS Data Loss Protection -Insider Threat
Any other information that can be useful: https://softwareengineeringdaily.com/2022/04/28/data-loss-prevention-with-yasir-ali/
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