Santosh Krishnan

Chief Product Officer




As Chief Product Officer at Lookout, Santosh oversees all Lookout’s predictive security solutions that protect individuals and enterprises alike from mobile attacks. Santosh is responsible for the ongoing development of Lookout Mobile Endpoint Security, providing enterprises with comprehensive risk management across iOS and Android devices to protect against app, network and device-based threats while providing visibility and control over data leakage. With a background in both product management and venture capital innovation, he and his team focus on how to protect against current security threats, while creating security to better prepare for the future.

Santosh Krishnan's posts


| Executives
October 30, 2017
Lookout positioned as a Leader in new IDC MarketScape for Mobile Threat Management

This is the first IDC MarketScape for Mobile Threat Management, indicating that the market is growing and enterprises are more rapidly adopting these solutions. The IDC MarketScape recognizes that Lookout is a Leader in this maturing segment of...

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| Executives
September 11, 2017
2017​ ​Gartner​ ​Market​ ​Guide​ ​for​ ​Mobile​ ​Threat​ ​Defense:​ ​"The​ ​signs​ ​are​ ​clear​ ​that​ ​mobile threats​ ​can​ ​no​ ​longer​ ​be​ ​ignored.*"

The​ ​first​ ​sentence​ ​of​ ​this​ ​year's​ ​Gartner​ ​Market​ ​Guide​ ​for​ ​Mobile​ ​Threat​ ​Defense​ ​(MTD)​ ​delivers the​ ​report's​ ​bottom​...

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| Executives
August 18, 2017
3 insights from the Gartner Hype Cycle for Mobile Security 2017

Gartner recently released its July 2017 Hype Cycle for Mobile Security 2017, confirming my belief that mobile threat defense (MTD) has matured as a key enterprise security technology through the consolidation of other mobile security solutions.

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| Executives
August 3, 2017
Understanding the data: how to think about mobile malware encounter rates

Enterprises often overlook mobile security risks because they are focused on seemingly low encounter rates for specific threats in the wild....

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| Executives
July 14, 2017
Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit: Incorporate mobile threat defense into your 90-day plan

At this year's Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit, we saw Gartner focus in on mobile security, specifically mobile threat defense,...

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| Executives
May 25, 2017
EMM with unified MTD + MARS is the best practice for mobile security: insight from Gartner

The key insight for CISOs now is twofold: 1. That a unified “MTD + MARS” solution is a must-have, and 2. Enterprises must be able to set and enforce policies in both the MTD and MARS components, with congruent response and remediation.

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| Executives
March 7, 2017
The convergence of the mobile threat defense and mobile app reputation market is good news for CISOs

In my conversations with CISOs, I repeatedly hear that one of the biggest issues they have is too many security products.

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| Executives
December 1, 2016
It starts now: 2017 mobile security predictions from Gartner

Gartner just published its “Predicts 2017: Endpoint and Mobile Security” report that includes findings and recommendations. I believe three of these...

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| Executives
September 21, 2016
Enterprises: Only paying attention to big-name hacks? You may be missing the point

Security teams that only pay attention to the big-name data breaches may miss the big picture of 1) how broad security incidents are and 2) how they...

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| Executives
August 17, 2016
Gartner Market Guide for Mobile Threat Defense Solutions – what you need to know

Gartner published its “Market Guide for Mobile Threat Defense Solutions” a few weeks ago, and in my view it offers three key takeaways for security and IT leaders facing the challenge of securing mobility in your organizations.

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