Red Hat OpenShift 4.6 now available

Red Hat has announced the release of Red Hat OpenShift 4.6. The latest version introduces full stack automation installation of OpenShift on bare metal. This means that OpenShift can be run on any hosting platform. There is also a new Bare Metal Operator that prepares and exposes physical nodes to the OpenShift installer. 

Other new additions in OpenShift 4.6 include support for AWS and Azure Government Clouds, OpenShift Compliance Operator, Open Virtual Network (OVN), a new log forwarding API, and extended update support. 

AttackIQ announces integration with Microsoft Azure Sentinel
This integration will help strengthen cyber threat detection and investigation. Customers will now be able to confirm events are detected, confirm that detection and prevention messages are properly forwarded to Azure Sentinel, test built-in and custom queries, and exercise the actions defined in Azure Sentinel Playbooks.  

“Microsoft Azure Sentinel offers customers a robust platform for log aggregation, detection, and alerting while the AttackIQ platform enables customers to measure the performance of those capabilities and improve that performance over time,” said Eric Burkholder, senior program manager for Azure Sentinel.

Microsoft was also a founding member of AttackIQ’s Preactive Security Exchange (PSE), which is a program that helps security vendors validate the efficacy of their products. 

Akamai acquires Asavie to advance 5G security strategy
Asavie’s platform manages security, performance, and access policies for mobile and Internet-connected devices. After the acquisition, Asavie’s mobile, IoT, and security solutions will become part of Akamai’s Security and Personalization Services.

“We believe the addition of Asavie will help Akamai’s carrier partners address enterprise and mid-market customer demand for IoT and mobile device security and management services,” said Tom Leighton, chief executive officer and co-founder of Akamai Technologies. “What’s notable about the Asavie solution is that, as more IoT devices connect over cellular and 5G, it has been shown to be very easy to scale and protect them.”