About the author

Shaun Gordon is VP, Chief Information Security Officer at New Relic. He has been a security professional for the last 12 years and has previously worked at Intuit and HP.

Once Again, Gartner Names New Relic a “Leader” in the Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring

By Posted in New Relic News, Top Post 30 October 2014

We are excited to share some awesome news. For the third year in a row, the industry research firm Gartner has named New Relic as a “Leader” in their Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring (by Jonah Kowall and Will Cappelli, October 28, 2014). I wrote a post last year describing how the research firm looks at things,…

Continue reading

New Relic Security Made Simple

By Posted in New Relic News, Using Our Products 26 August 2014

New Relic has always taken security seriously, and we know that our users do, too. So to help you understand exactly how we protect your data, and in the spirit of transparency, we recently created a new, easier-to-read-and-understand security whitepaper laying out our security practices. The document, Security Information & Policies, is available on the…

Continue reading

New Relic and the Heartbleed Vulnerability

By Posted in New Relic News, Security 12 April 2014

This week there has been a lot of news about the Heartbleed (CVE-2014-0160) vulnerability in OpenSSL, which could potentially leak memory contents — including personal information and even a site’s cryptographic keys. As sites and services across the Internet scramble to update their security and implement patches, we wanted to update New Relic users on how…

Continue reading

AppSec in a DevOps World

By Posted in New Relic News, Security, Video 19 December 2013

When I joined New Relic a year and a half ago as our first Director of Information Security and Compliance, I faced a challenge. It was clear that the both the company and our customers cared about security (if they didn’t, they wouldn’t have hired me), but it was also clear that part of what…

Continue reading

New Relic Completes SOC 2 Audit: Safe and Secure as Always

By Posted in New Relic News, Security, Top Post 20 September 2012

New Relic is in the business of helping our customers understand and improve the performance of their applications. With that said, we understand that performance isn’t the only application characteristic that our customers are concerned with; security and privacy can be equally important. Our customers have a responsibility to protect both their own data, as well…

Continue reading