Netskope raises $401M for platform development and go-to-market plans
Cloud security company Netskope has announced that it has raised $401 million in funding through convertible notes to enhance its platform and increase its marketing efforts.
The funding round was led by Morgan Stanley Tactical Value and included participation from the Ontario Teachers' Pension ... Read more
Google Cloud updates its cloud security portfolio
Google Cloud announced various updates for its cloud security portfolio during the Google Next 2022 event. The tech giant increases its focus on confidential computing, SOAR, SIEM and data sovereignty.
Google Cloud's confidential computing portfolio is being expanded with more encryption toolin... Read more
Qualys acquires Blue Hexagon, real-time malware detection in clouds
Security vendor Qualys announced the acquisition of Blue Hexagon. The company's deep learning technology recognizes misconfigurations, zero-day attacks and ransomware in cloud environments. "The brightest minds of AI, ML and cybersecurity", Qualys CEO Sumedh Thakar said of Blue Hexagon's team.
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Sysdig integrates machine learning to detect cryptojacking attempts
Container security firm Sysdig introduced ML-powered cloud detection to help businesses deal with cryptojacking threats.
Sysdig announced its latest machine-learning-backed response capability and cloud detection that can aid companies in dealing with various cryptojacking threats and vulnerabil... Read more
VMware brings Carbon Black Workload to AWS
VMware launched Carbon Black Workload for Amazon Web Services. The solution runs on AWS and secures on-premises and public cloud workloads.
Carbon Black Workload isn't new. VMware launched the service in 2020. Deployment options were limited to on-premises. That changes with the arrival of Carbo... Read more
Google announces MITRE ATT&CK mappings for cloud security
New pre-built queries will make it easier for companies to manage their cloud security.
Google Cloud announced an extension of its partnership with security company MITRE to further its efforts in making cloud security easier to deploy for every organization.
The Cloud Analytics project is a ... Read more
Spot Security tries to simplify cloud security
Spot Security is generally available. The solution maps a cloud environment, recognizes misconfigurations and lists the most important vulnerabilities.
Public clouds are growing. According to a recent Forrester report, nine out of ten European companies use multiple public cloud environments. V... Read more
Snyk goes all out on cloud security with Snyk Cloud
Snyk launches Snyk Cloud. The solution automatically adjusts container and infrastructure configurations to comply with security frameworks and policies.
Snyk is no stranger to cloud security. Its current offering consists of Snyk Infrastructure as Code (IaS) and Snyk Container. Snyk IaS advises... Read more
Open-source security platform Paladin Cloud is now available
Paladin Cloud is now available. The platform recognizes and secures all data sources in a cloud environment, including repositories, API gateways and Kubernetes clusters.
Cloud security is challenging. APIs and integrations are used at scale, which can reduce visibility into individual systems. ... Read more
Cloud security provider Hornetsecurity has acquired Germany company IT-Seal
Hornetsecurity, a Pittsburgh-based email cloud security and backup service announced the acquisition of IT-Seal, a Darmstadt, Germany-based security awareness training company. Hornetsecurity has made many purchases in recent years, with this being the latest.
The companies did not disclose the ... Read more