Aqua Container Security Platform 3.2 released with “zero day” vulnerability protection

Cloud-native and containerized application security provider Aqua Security is introducing 3.2 of its Aqua Container Security Platform this week. The latest release comes with new capabilities for full-stack and serverless security, updated compliance features, and an OS-level security profile automation tool. “Sophisticated attacks often exploit unknown vulnerabilities in the application or operating system, also known … continue reading

StackRox Container Security Platform expands its scope to the orchestration level

Containerized and cloud-native application security company StackRox announced the latest release of its Container Security Platform today. The updated platform aims to provide an all-in-one solution for securing containers through runtime threat detection as well as actionable feedback at every stage of the container lifecycle. “The StackRox Container Security Platform’s integrated approach streamlines decision making … 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

Report: Security Operations Centers are understaffed

A large amount of Security Operations Centers (SOCs) are understaffed, a newly released report finds. The 2018 State of the SOC Report by Exabeam revealed 55 percent of SOC professionals feel that their SOC is correctly staffed, 45 percent believe that their SOC is understaffed and 63 percent believe that they could use two to 10 … continue reading

OutSystems Sentry brings “Trust but Verify” to the cloud

OutSystems today released a new security service for its low-code portfolio called OutSystems Sentry, enabling organizations to be more proactive about security. The new solution brings the notion of “trust but verify” to the cloud. OutSystems Sentry will provide advanced intrusion detection as well as internal monitoring for potential access control issues and advanced persistent … continue reading

MarkLogic 9.0-5 further enhances automation and secure data integration

MarkLogic Corporation, the leading operational and transactional enterprise NoSQL database provider, today announced the release of MarkLogic 9.0-5, the latest version of the world’s leading multi-model database platform for securing, sharing and integrating data. MarkLogic 9.0-5 represents a major step forward in automated, secure workload management for data integration projects in the cloud, and in … continue reading

NAKIVO releases v7.4 with automated VM failover for near-instant disaster recovery

NAKIVO, Inc., a fast-growing virtualization and cloud backup software company, announced today the release of NAKIVO Backup & Replication v7.4. The newest version adds 11 new features designed to simplify disaster recovery and increase convenience. Automated VM Failover: NAKIVO Backup & Replication v7.4 can help restore business activities in case of disaster without unnecessary delays. … continue reading

Everbridge announces integration of its IT incident response automation solution with Cherwell Service Management

Everbridge, Inc., the global leader in critical event management and incident response automation, today announced the integration of its IT Alerting solution with Cherwell Software, a global leader in enterprise service management. The combined solution provides Cherwell Service Management (CSM) users with a full end-to-end Incident Response Management platform to enable significant and measurable reduction of IT response … 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

Microsoft introduces Azure Sphere for secure, Internet-connected microcontroller powered devices

Microsoft announced the preview of Microsoft Azure Sphere at the RSA 2018 security conference this week in San Francisco this week. Microsoft Azure Sphere is a new tool designed for creating secure, Internet-connected microcontroller (MCU) powered devices. According to the company, a MCU is a tiny chip that acts as the brain of intelligent devices … continue reading

Twistlock 2.4 released with advanced cloud native security

Twistlock has announced the availability of Twistlock 2.4. This is the 13th major release of its container security solution for Docker, Kubernetes and other cloud-native tools. The new release comes with expanded protection for all environments, including those still running on VMs.  “As container adoption grows, our customers are both scaling their deployments and sharing them … continue reading

NeuVector 2.0 automates Kubernetes security incident detection and response

NeuVector, the leader in Kubernetes security delivering the first and only multi-vector container firewall, today announced NeuVector 2.0. The enhanced security solution further protects Kubernetes environments by building on the unique NeuVector run-time security automation, which combines east-west traffic visibility with container process monitoring and vulnerability scanning. NeuVector 2.0 adds important new capabilities that include a Kubernetes … continue reading