All posts by Mike Bursell

3 steps to create a security framework
3 steps to create a security framework
Hint: Be wary about policies in a vacuum “We need a policy on that.” This is a phrase that seems to act as a universal panacea to too many managers. When a problem is identified, and the blame...
October 27, 2022 | By Mike Bursell
Top 5 professional development tips for IT Security
Top 5 professional development tips for IT Security
Whether you are looking to get started or are already well down the path of an IT security career, continuous learning should be top-of-mind to keep your skills fresh and your confidence high. The good news is that...
October 26, 2022 | By Mike Bursell
How to test more complex workloads with Enarx
How to test more complex workloads with Enarx
New! Pre-complied example applications In a previous article, Confidential Computing: try it now, for free, we introduced our self-service demo site, try.enarx.dev.  You can find out more about what the service offers and why we think it’s so...
September 23, 2022 | By Mike Bursell
Confidential Computing: try it now, for free
Confidential Computing: try it now, for free
Go to try.enarx.dev Since we were founded in June 2021, we at Profian have been working to bring Confidential Computing to the market in a new way. We believe it should be simple and quick to deploy applications...
August 8, 2022 | By Mike Bursell
WebAssembly: the importance of language(s)
WebAssembly: the importance of language(s)
Over at Enarx, we’re preparing for another release. They’re coming every four weeks now, and we’re getting into a good rhythm. Thanks to all contributors, and also those working on streamlining the release process. It’s a complex project...
April 12, 2022 | By Mike Bursell
Design to roadmap to product
Design to roadmap to product
A couple of months ago, we were struggling to recruit.  For any tech start-up, getting the right development team on board is vital, and finding those people was hard.  We had some good external help, some good internal...
January 31, 2022 | By Mike Bursell
Trust in Computer Systems and the Cloud
Trust in Computer Systems and the Cloud delivers an insightful and practical new take on what it means to trust in the context of computer and network security and the impact on the emerging field of Confidential Computing....
Join Profian
Join Profian
Hi, my name is Mike Bursell. I’m the CEO and co-founder of Enarx and Profian. Profian is a company based in the U.S., but I’m based in the U.K., near Cambridge. We currently have 8 people across 7...
November 23, 2021 | By Mike Bursell
Confidential Computing: logging and debugging
Confidential Computing: logging and debugging
Log entries and other error messages can be very useful, but they can also provide information to other parties – sometimes information which you’d prefer they didn’t have. This is particularly true when you are thinking about Confidential...
November 16, 2021 | By Mike Bursell
Meet the founder – Mike
Meet the founder – Mike
Why did you start Enarx? Around the end of 2018, Nathaniel and I were working for Red Hat, and came up with an idea to improve how Trusted Execution Environments. Red Hat were very supportive, and we founded...
October 13, 2021 | By Mike Bursell