Topic: aqua security

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Starboard

This week’s selected open-source project of the week is a Kubernetes toolkit from Aqua Security called Starboard. Starboard integrates Kubernetes tools into the Kubernetes experience in order to provide a unified security experience.  “What if all the Kubernetes security tools spoke the same language that everyone knows and understands? Similar to the standardized and well-known … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: Aqua Security funding, Schneider Electric’s Monitoring & Dispatch Services, and Sysdig extends Prometheus support to AWS

Aqua Security has raised $30 million in a new Series D round of funding, bringing its total funding to over $130 million. This funding round was led by Greenspring Associates, with participation from existing investors Insight Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and TLV Partners.   “We are seeing customers continuing their move towards cloud-native technologies, often accelerating … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: Dell Technology On Demand, Aqua Security acquires CloudSploit, Trend Micro launches smart factor security solutions

Dell Technologies has announced Dell Technologies On Demand, which is a set of consumption-based and as-a-service offerings. In addition, the company is expanding its consumption portfolio to support Dell EMC PowerEdge servers and Dell EMC PowerOne autonomous infrastructure system. “The multi-cloud world is here and will only grow, which means customers need on-demand and consistent … continue reading

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ITOps Times news digest: Datadog files for IPO, Platform9 raises $25 million, and Micro Focus Policy Compliance Assessor

Datadog has revealed that it has filed for an IPO of Class A common stock. The number of shares and their pricing have not been announced yet. “Congratulations to DataDog for having built a strong business and for filing for an IPO,” said Suresh Vasudevan, CEO of Sysdig. “The success of Datadog illustrates a few … continue reading

AWS Training and Certification for Enterprise

ITOps Times news digest: AWS announces new resources for building cloud skills, Aqua Security now available for Pivotal Cloud Foundry, and Cohesity launches CyberScan solution

AWS has announced new resources to help enterprise customers build out their cloud skills. Resources include a customizable Internal Communications Kit, a new white paper about branding, and an ebook about the benefits of private on-site training. In addition to these resources, the company also added a new Training and Certification for Enterprise website. Aqua … continue reading

Aqua Security open sources Kubernetes penetration testing solution

Aqua Security is probing for Kubernetes cluster security issues with the release of kube-hunter. The newly announced solution is an open-source tool designed to increase security awareness and provide visibility into security within Kubernetes environments. According to the company, the solution performs automated penetration testing and is intended to test only your own deployments, not … continue reading

Google introduces commercial Kubernetes applications in the Google Cloud Platform Marketplace

Google is introducing the availability of commercial Kubernetes applications today in the Google Cloud Platform Marketplace. “Building, deploying and managing applications with Kubernetes comes with its own set of unique challenges. Today, we are excited to be the first major cloud provider to offer production-ready commercial Kubernetes apps right from our marketplace, bringing you simplified … continue reading

Containing app vulnerabilities

The allure of modern software architectures based on containers and microservices are their potential to enable business transformation efforts, but like any new technology, security is a key barrier to widespread implementation. However, new tools and evolving software frameworks promise to tackle that key hurdle. Shifting from current monolithic software to containerization is compelling because … continue reading

DockerCon: Building and managing containers

Several companies announced new products and functionality at this week’s DockerCon18 conference in San Francisco. Among the announcements were: Red Hat was talking about the initial public release of its Buildah command-line utility for creating or changing Linux container images. Buildah, according to the company, makes the images easier to integrate into build pipelines. Buildah … continue reading

Aqua Security and VMware team up to protect VMs and containers

Aqua Security and VMware announced a new partnership to protect applications deployed across both virtual machines and containers. As part of the partnership, VMware’s AppDefense will combine with the Aqua Container Security platform in order to provide a security solution that covers containerized and non-containerized components. “The combined solution allows security teams to manage their … continue reading

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