Topic: security

VMware unveils Anywhere Workspace for distributed organizations

VMware wants distributed organizations to be able to embrace work from anywhere with the release of its Anywhere Workspace. The new solution aims to manage multi-modal employee experience while providing better security at the edge and reducing costs and operational overhead.  “Organizations are facing many challenges, such as ensuring good connectivity for remote employees, monitoring … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Red-Shadow

Cloud security provider Lightspin developed a new open-source scanner Red-Shadow that reports when user permissions are loosely defined, which opens up an attack path for hackers.  Lightspin released the scanner after it announced the results of its research that discovered a gap between AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) user group policies that attackers can … continue reading

Report: Fusion of security and network planning is accelerating

The fusion of security and network planning has been accelerating over the past year, according to Aryaka’s recently released 2021 Global State of the WAN report. According to the report, almost a third of companies surveyed are already deploying secure access service edge (SASE) architectures. This close integration of networks and security will become even … continue reading

Aqua Security launches Aqua Cloud Native Security Platform for containers and VMs running on Arm devices

Aqua Security launched a new container runtime security solution for Arm 64-bit environments that enables organizations to protect their high-density workloads on platforms such as AWS Graviton2 instances and more.  “Our customers will be able to continue and accelerate their cloud native journey with Aqua’s support for Arm-based architectures. Through our commitment to supporting the … continue reading

Sequitur Labs expands EmSPARK Security Suite with Base and Advanced packages

Sequitur Labs announced two new options for its EmSPARK Security Solutions with both Base and Advanced packages that allows manufacturers to secure embedded designs for IoT protection. The Sequitur Labs product was essentially broken into two different offerings for people at different stages of their embedded security development.  The Base package provides the essential security … continue reading

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ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: pfSense

This week’s featured project of the week is pfSense, a free network firewall distribution. It is based on the FreeBSD operating system, includes a custom kernel and provides the same or more functionality of common commercial firewalls with no artificial limitations.  It is currently used around the world from companies like Check Point, Cisco PIX, … continue reading

Rapid7 acquires Kubernetes security provider Alcide

Rapid7 acquired the Kubernetes provider Alcide to help its customers rapidly adopt and secure cloud environments.  Alcide provides Kubernetes security fully integrated into the DevOps lifecycle and processes so that business applications can be rapidly deployed while also protecting cloud environments from malicious attacks, according to Brian Johnson, the SVP of Cloud Security Practice at … continue reading

Google announces BeyondCorp Enterprise, its new zero trust product offering

Google announced the release of BeyondCorp Enterprise which extends and replaces BeyondCorp Remote Access for companies to start their own zero-trust implementation.  The solution includes non-disruptive, agentless support through the Chrome Browser, access to Google’s global network, and the entire surface area is protected by Google’s scalable DDoS protection service, which has been proven to … continue reading

Red Hat to acquire Kubernetes and container security company StackRox

Red Hat has entered into an agreement to acquire StackRox for its container and Kubernetes-native security capabilities. According to Red Hat, bringing StackRox to its container application platform OpenShift will help users build, deploy and securely run apps across the hybrid cloud from a single platform.  In addition, Red Hat plans to use StackRox to … continue reading

4 ways to optimize your network security posture for the remote workplace

The new reality of remote working is driving businesses to re-examine their network security posture. Let’s face it: these networks were originally architected to support a dramatically different work environment. IT now must secure the network by bringing into the fold a myriad of remote, mobile and digital workspace devices, some of which were previously … continue reading

Cohesity introduces DataProtect and SiteContinuity as a service for backup and disaster recovery

Cohesity is on a mission to simplify data management with the announcement of its new SaaS offerings. The general availability of Cohesity DataProtect and SiteContinuity as a service tackles backup and disaster recovery by making sure on-premises and cloud-based data is safe and secure. According to a recent survey from the company, 94% of respondents … continue reading

The Cloud Security Alliance announces new risks, threats and vulnerabilities for migrating to the hybrid cloud

With hybrid clouds now often the starting point for organizations in their cloud journey, management, access control, data use, and service contracts become more difficult with multi-cloud convergence, according to the Cloud Security Alliance in a whitepaper. “Although the hybrid cloud environment seamlessly integrates private and public cloud, bringing onboard new IT capabilities to the … continue reading

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