Splunk Expands Adaptive Response Initiative to Strengthen Enterprise Security

Splunk | September 28, 2016

Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), provider of the leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, today announced the expansion of the Adaptive Response Initiative. The initiative, announced earlier this year, brings together leading vendors, leveraging end-to-end context and automated response to help organizations better combat advanced attacks through a unified defense.

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Radware Launches New Cloud Security Center in Taiwan

Radware Ltd | August 30, 2022

Radware a leading provider of cyber security and application delivery solutions, announced the launch of a new cloud security center in Taiwan. The facility will enable customers in Taiwan to secure their datacenters, networks, web and mobile applications, and their APIs with minimal latency, as well as mitigate compliance processes involved in offshore routing. The new security center will protect customers against denial-of-service attacks, web application attacks, malicious bot traffic, and attacks on APIs. This includes the OWASP Top 10 Web Application Security Risks for 2021, OWASP Top 21 Automated Threats to Web Applications, OWASP API Security Top 10, as well as volumetric distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) and application-level DDoS attacks. According to Radware’s First Half 2022 Global Threat Analysis Report, during the first six months of 2022: The number of malicious DDoS attacks climbed 203% compared to the first six months of 2021. The average number of DDoS events per month, per customer was almost 1.5 times higher in the first half of 2022, compared to 2021 and 2020. The number of malicious web application transactions grew by 38%, compared to the first six months of 2021, surpassing the total number of malicious transactions recorded in 2020. “As the size and speed of cyberattacks continue to rise, the launch of the new cloud security center in Taiwan enables us to deliver faster mitigation response times in the region along with the highest levels of security protection, The center also meets a growing demand for local security that complies with data sovereignty requirements.” Haim Zelikovsky, vice president of Radware’s cloud security services business The new security center in Taiwan is the latest addition to Radware’s cloud security network. Today, the network includes over 10Tbps of mitigation capacity across more than 50 security centers located around the globe. “Radware continues to make investments in protecting businesses and governments alike from the growing threat of cyberattacks,” said Alan Lee, regional director for Radware in Taiwan and Hong Kong. "Taiwan is located within an influential hub in the Asia-Pacific region. Information security is regarded as a national security issue. Setting up a cloud security center in Taiwan will help improve information security standards and increase regional cyber defenses.” About Radware Radware is a global leader of cyber security and application delivery solutions for physical, cloud, and software defined data centers. Its award-winning solutions portfolio secures the digital experience by providing infrastructure, application, and corporate IT protection, and availability services to enterprises globally. Radware’s solutions empower enterprise and carrier customers worldwide to adapt to market challenges quickly, maintain business continuity, and achieve maximum productivity while keeping costs down. For more information, please visit the Radware website.

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Lightspin Democratizes Cloud Security with Launch of Free Product Tier

Lightspin | September 12, 2022

Lightspin, the #1 cloud security solution for SaaS companies of all sizes, today announced free access to its Cloud Native Application Protection Platform (CNAPP). The platform prioritizes and remediates cloud security risks in minutes powered by the industry's only Attack Path Engine. There are more than 25,000 SaaS companies, with an estimated market size of more than $272 billion. These cloud-native SaaS companies looking to secure their data and workloads in the cloud have historically had two choices: a noisy legacy solution or expensive modern software designed for the enterprise market. Lightspin is meeting SaaS market demand for a robust and comprehensive cloud security solution that covers cloud-native companies from build to runtime. Driven by strong market interest - 600% increase in sign-ups since the free trial was announced less than 9 months ago - Lightspin created a model to empower customers and allow the organization to scale as the need grows. Lightspin now offers a self-serve experience that aligns with how SaaS security and engineering leaders want to discover and procure best-in-class tools. Lightspin's transparent pricing eliminates the guessing game of the traditional software buying process. "Great cloud security products should not just be for the enterprise, We know that security buyers want to explore products, they want to get immediate value from the solutions they are considering purchasing, and importantly they want transparency in pricing. There are many tools in the market, but Lightspin offers the undisputed best value." Vladi Sandler, co-founder and CEO of Lightspin Lightspin provides immediate tangible value via its Attack Path Engine which generates contextualized cloud risks from an attacker's perspective. Efficiently built on a Neo4j graph database and powered by proprietary graph algorithms developed by experienced cloud security researchers, Lightspin's CNAPP needs no configuration or custom queries to get started. Users can be up in minutes and ready to identify the fastest path to damage that an attacker could take to breach their cloud environment. Lightspin's pricing tiers include: Free Tier Lightspin's IaC scanning engine for up to 10 repositories. Expanded daily scan access for attack surface discovery capabilities with award-winning Recon.Cloud for public exposure information or through Lightspin's IaC security tool. Premium Tier: Built to be the most accessible and robust cloud native application protection platform: CSPM, KSPM, CWPP, IaC, and more starting at only $15,000 per year. Unlimited access to the proprietary Attack Path Engine: attack path analysis, root cause analysis, and dynamic remediation. SSO is included. API support. Access to all tool integrations. Enterprise Tier: All premium tier offerings, plus increased limits. Complete runtime protection for Kubernetes clusters. Dedicated white glove technical support from cloud experts. Free self-serve access to the Lightspin platform will be available in Q4. Visit www.lightspin.io/pricing to learn more. About Lightspin Lightspin is the #1 cloud security solution for SaaS companies of all sizes. Agentless and easy to deploy, Lightspin's Cloud Native Application Protection Platform (CNAPP) efficiently prioritizes and remediates cloud security risks in minutes using the industry's only Attack Path Engine built on the graph. Supporting Amazon Web Services, Google Public Cloud, Microsoft Azure and Kubernetes, Lightspin simplifies cloud security and compliance via its self-serve offering and graph-based algorithms. Based in New York and Tel Aviv, Lightspin is backed by Dell Technologies Capital and Ibex Investors. Leading SaaS companies such as Imperva, OutSystems, PageUp and Riskified trust Lightspin to protect their data and workloads in the cloud.

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Paladin Cloud Receives New Investment from T-Mobile Ventures

Paladin Cloud | July 27, 2022

Paladin Cloud, a leader in open source cloud security, announced today that T-Mobile Ventures has participated in its $3.3M seed financing round. T-Mobile will collaborate with Paladin Cloud to equip developers with a powerful platform to detect, visualize and remediate key risks in their cloud environments. With Paladin Cloud, developers can continuously monitor their cloud services in real-time, leveraging best practice security policies in an open, connector-based architecture. The open source platform identifies and eliminates misconfigurations and reduces security risks, while automating workflow and remediation activities. The company’s extensible policy management plane covers AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud with the ability to connect into cloud-based enterprise systems. Leveraging T-Mobile’s PacBot framework, Paladin Cloud is building a new open source community dedicated to holistically improving cloud security. “T-Mobile’s leadership in the 5G/Edge developer community makes them an ideal choice for a collaboration partner,” Daniel Deeney, Co-Founder and CEO “We’re excited to provide developers with an open source platform that improves their overall cloud security posture while protecting their applications,” said Steve Hull, Co-Founder and CTO, who was also one of the original creators of PacBot. “T-Mobile is thrilled to be the first wireless provider to invest in Paladin Cloud. We share a vision to enable developers to build and deploy modern applications quickly and securely,” said Rob Roy, SVP of Emerging Products at T-Mobile. “This investment is another step forward in unlocking innovation on our industry-leading 5G network.” Paladin Cloud’s open source product is free to download and use at GitHub. The company supports its users through its Slack and Gitter channels. About Paladin Cloud Paladin Cloud is a rapidly growing, open source, cloud security company with a Security-as-Code platform that helps developers and security teams significantly reduce risks in cloud environments to protect their applications and data. The company’s holistic approach to cloud security is based on its policy management plane that leverages best practice security policies in an open, connector-based architecture. Paladin Cloud is backed by Okapi Venture Capital, Bowery Capital, SaaS Ventures, Touchdown Ventures, Samsung Next, T-Mobile Ventures and UST.

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Dell’Oro Group Research Recognizes Aryaka as Delivering SASE with Unified Security and Network Connectivity

Aryaka | July 18, 2022

Aryaka, the leader in fully managed SD-WAN and SASE solutions, today announced the company has been recognized by Dell’Oro Research Group as the newest technology vendor to deliver a unified secure access service edge (SASE) solution that tightly combines security and network connectivity. Only four companies were recognized as being able to deliver a united security and connectivity solution for SD-WAN cloud enterprises, the other three being Cato Networks, Versa Networks and VMWare. “Aryaka introduced a new version of their SASE solution that merged their SD-WAN networking with security technologies acquired from Secucloud in 2Q21 and in doing so they became only the fourth vendor to offer unified SASE,” said Mauricio Sanchez, Dell’Oro Research Director Network Security, SASE, SD-WAN, SSE. “Purchasing Secucloud was a strategic move to deliver our comprehensive security solutions while connecting enterprises globally. The merging of these best-in-class solutions to create unified SASE has been a consummate pairing. It’s great to have Dell’Oro validate our services,” David Ginsburg VP of Product and Solutions Marketing at Aryaka Dell’Oro Group, the trusted source for market information about the telecommunications, networks, and data center industries writes that their five-year forecast shows unified SASE growth to remain stronger over the forecast horizon than disaggregated SASE solutions, and by 2026 rise to nearly $3B, representing approximately a quarter of the total SASE opportunity. The greater operational simplicity of the unified implementation and only needing to deal with a single vendor, rather than multiple vendors, holds great appeal. “With our unified SASE and SD-WAN offering, Aryaka has made aggressive growth in all regions of the world,” said Dennis Monner, chief commercial officer of Aryaka. “More importantly, however, is our round-the-clock customer service and tech support. As a fully managed, cloud-based service provider spanning both security and networking, Aryaka takes the responsibility for all aspects of enterprise network management for our clients, making their IT and connection headaches disappear.” Additional Resources: Aryaka Managed SD-WAN and SASE landing page explains the differentiation provided by Aryaka’s managed offers. Aryaka’s 6th annual State of the WAN report reveals 2022 insights from 1,600+ enterprises. About Aryaka Aryaka, the Cloud-First WAN and SASE company, and a Gartner “Voice of the Customer” leader, makes it easy for enterprises to consume network and network security solutions delivered as-a-service for a variety of modern deployments. Aryaka uniquely combines innovative SD-WAN and security technology with a global network and a managed service approach to offer the industry’s best customer and application experience. The company’s customers include hundreds of global enterprises, including several in the Fortune 100.

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