Posts by Chris Kirsch

October 18, 2022

Why unmanaged devices are a challenge for IT and security programs

Why do unmanaged devices matter? We discuss the importance of knowing about the unmanaged devices on your network, highlight some issues stemming from unmanaged devices, and how runZero can help you find them.

September 16, 2022

Scanning your external attack surface with runZero

runZero is an internal asset inventory and network discovery tool, but has the ability to discover public-facing hosts as well. In this article, CEO Chris Kirsch shares how to use runZero to discover your external attack surface.

September 16, 2022

The rundown on becoming runZero: What I learned rebranding a company - Part 4

runZero CEO and Co-Founder Chris Kirsch shares his learnings from his experience rebranding the company. This four-part series breaks down all the frameworks and lessons leveraged along the way.

September 14, 2022

The rundown on becoming runZero: What I learned rebranding a company - Part 3

runZero CEO and Co-Founder Chris Kirsch shares his learnings from his experience rebranding the company. This four-part series breaks down all the frameworks and lessons leveraged along the way.

September 9, 2022

The rundown on becoming runZero: What I learned rebranding a company - Part 2

runZero CEO and Co-Founder Chris Kirsch shares his learnings from his experience rebranding the company. This four-part series breaks down all the frameworks and lessons leveraged along the way.

September 7, 2022

The rundown on becoming runZero: What I learned rebranding a company - Part 1

runZero CEO and Co-Founder Chris Kirsch shares his learnings from his experience rebranding the company. This four-part series breaks down all the frameworks and lessons leveraged along the way.

June 17, 2022

Pride Opinion: Why diversity is a competitive advantage

In my last post, I talked about why LGBTQIA+ visibility matters. In this post, I thought I would share my thoughts on why diversity in the workplace matters. To me, DEI is about building an environment that reveres differences of thoughts and experiences and sees those …

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June 3, 2022

Pride Opinion: Why LGBTQIA+ visibility matters

Why LGBTQIA+ visibility matters Every pride month, I see social media postings asking why there isn’t a straight month as well. I never assume these questions are asked maliciously, but come from a lack of understanding. Mainstream gay culture has come a long way since …

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April 29, 2022

Your guide to IT asset discovery tools

You need to know what’s connected to your network to manage or secure it. Surprisingly, many system administrators still manually update spreadsheets to keep track of IP addresses, asset inventory, and lifecycle management. A much easier way to get an accurate picture of …

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April 13, 2021

Collecting Device Serial Numbers and Asset Tags over SNMP

Rumble Network Discovery is now runZero! A few weeks ago, one of our customers asked us if we could pull serial numbers out of Cisco devices because this would be very useful for their MSSP business. We were able to update the scan engine quick and this feature is now …

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