DATA SECURITY, ENTERPRISE SECURITY, PLATFORM SECURITY
Contrast Security | February 02, 2023
On February 1, 2023, Contrast Security (Contrast), a leading code security platform, announced the launch of its new partner program, the Security Innovation Alliance (SIA), a worldwide ecosystem of system integrators (SIs), cloud, channel, and technology alliances.
SIA's mission is to provide customers with unrivaled, fully integrated application security solutions from Contrast and its strategic alliance partners, which include Amazon/Amazon Web Services (AWS), GitLab Inc., Microsoft, VMware, Armor Code, PagerDuty, Zimperium, Anchore, Wallarm, Neosec, Noname Security, Ermetic, Cloudwize, BLST Security, ProtectOnce, Scribe Security, Wiz, and Legit Security. Furthermore, the team will concentrate on expanding collaborations with SIs, technology providers, and independent software providers (ISVs).
SIA and Contrast's robust strategic partner integrations will not only enable partners to integrate with the Contrast Secure Code Platform seamlessly but will also enable clients to realize the following benefits:
To use Contrast's services confidently as part of a more extensive program for application security (AppSec).
Increase the predictability of security and decrease the risk of implementing new code and AppSec technologies.
Increased trust and confidence in already implemented technologies.
SIA is designed to boost its partners' business capabilities to satisfy AppSec clients' demands. Contrast collaborates with each partner to deliver a customized experience that meets their specific interests and business requirements, including a streamlined onboarding process, joint marketing campaigns, integration support and access to the company's impressive install base.
SIA is led by Goodman, a seasoned Alliance professional, and several other industry leaders, including Tracey Mead, Vice President, Strategic Alliances, System Integrators; Frank Gasparovic, Director, Ecosystem Engineering; Rachael Mott, Senior Director, Strategic Alliances, Technology Partners; Callie McCormick, Global Director of Channel Sales; and Ram Yonish, VP of EMEA Alliances.
About Contrast Security
Founded in 2014, Contrast Security is a leading code security platform firm purposely created for developers to get secure code flowing quickly and trusted by security teams to protect business applications. With Contrast, developers, security, and operations teams can swiftly secure code across the entire Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) to defend against today's targeted Application Security (AppSec) threats. It also provides free security testing to all developers through CodeSec. Established by cybersecurity industry experts to replace old AppSec solutions that cannot secure modern organizations, the company defends its customers from major cybersecurity attacks, which include some of the world's top brands, such as BMW, AXA, DocuSign, Zurich, Sompo Japan, and American Red Cross, as well as several other prominent leading Fortune 500 companies.
DATA SECURITY, PLATFORM SECURITY, SOFTWARE SECURITY
Dremio | February 01, 2023
On January 31, 2023, Dremio, the leading simple and open data lakehouse, and Privacera, the only open-standards-based data governance and security solution provider, announced their latest integration, which expands advanced data governance and security capabilities for customers building modern data applications on top of data lakehouses.
As data lakehouses become more popular, it is becoming increasingly essential to manage and organize safe data access while also adhering to complicated regulatory regulations across all data assets. The new integration now allows Joint clients to expedite secure and governed analytics by decreasing manual processes while automating stringent compliance for contemporary data cooperation, which is especially important in highly regulated industries like financial services.
The enhanced integration proffers joint clients with the following capabilities:
Ensuring scalability and performance
By pushing down policies written in Privacera into Dremio, the native integration allows quick query performance and scalability.
Enhanced data security and governance capabilities
The connector enables enterprises to implement attribute-based access control (ABAC), discovery for tagging and data classification, data encryption, row-level filtering and masking, canned reports and centralized auditing.
Applying Consistent policy administration across Dremio and the majority of hybrid and multi-cloud data sources
Customers can now establish and enforce data access policies and classifications once and then deploy them anywhere.
Founded in 2015, Dremio is a simple, open data lakehouse that offers self-service analytics, data warehouse capability, and data lake flexibility across all data. It boosts agility with a novel data-as-code approach that enables Git-style data experimentation, version control, and governance. In addition, it removes data silos by allowing searches across data lakes, databases, and data warehouses, as well as easing ingestion into the lakehouse. Dremio is employed by hundreds of enterprises, including three of the Fortune 500, to offer mission-critical BI on the data lake. The company is the inventor of Apache Arrow and is on a quest to redefine SQL for data lakes and meet clients where they are on their cloud journey.
Founded in 2016, Privacera is the first company to offer a SaaS-based data governance and security solution that unifies privacy and compliance across various cloud services such as Azure, AWS, Databricks, GCP, Starburst and Snowflake. It assists businesses in making efficient and responsible use of data by guiding them through their data journey. Privacera, founded by the creators of Apache Ranger™ and Apache Atlas™, is often referred to as "Apache Ranger in the Cloud." Fortune 500 customers in the insurance, finance, life sciences, media, retail, and consumer industries, as well as government agencies, use the Privacera platform to mask sensitive data, automate sensitive data discovery, and manage high-fidelity policies at petabyte scale on-premises and in the cloud.
ENTERPRISE SECURITY,PLATFORM SECURITY,SOFTWARE SECURITY
Nozomi Networks | January 25, 2023
On January 24, 2023, Nozomi Networks Inc., one of the leaders in OT and IoT security, announced Nozomi ArcTM, the industry's first IoT and OT endpoint security sensor, intended to accelerate time to full operational resilience exponentially. Nozomi Arc is designed to automatically deploy across a large number of locations and devices anywhere a company needs visibility, and it provides vital data and insights about essential assets and network endpoints. This data is utilized to better analyze and prevent attacks, as well as correlate user behavior, without straining existing resources or interrupting mission-critical networks.
Arc is a game-changer in terms of comprehensive asset visibility, deployment speed, and network coverage across complex and remote OT and IT networks. Nozomi Arc is designed to:
Be deployed remotely
Analyze endpoint vulnerabilities
Accelerate monitoring deployments in mission-critical systems; and
Identify compromised hosts
Nozomi Networks Co-founder and CPO, Andrea Carcano, said, "Operational resiliency is the top business priority for critical infrastructure organizations, which can only be achieved by lowering cyber risks and increasing security." He added, "Nozomi Arc accelerates time to resiliency by transforming every computer on the network into an OT security sensor. It quickly extends visibility to attack surfaces and threats inside endpoint hosts and their local networks. With Nozomi Arc, users can quickly corollate more information from more sources for better diagnostics and faster time to response."
(Source – GlobeNewswire)
With Nozomi Arc, users get the following advantages:
Faster time to resiliency: Nozomi Arc removes time, resource, geographic, and internal policy limits from network-based deployments.
Lower cyber risk and increased security: The only OT solution in the market that can identify malicious hardware.
Extended visibility and context: In addition to illuminating additional assets, devices, and possible vulnerabilities, Arc detects process irregularities and questionable user behavior.
Lower operational overhead: Because Arc can be remotely deployed through a software download, Nozomi Arc does not need extensive network adjustments to be implemented anywhere in the world, even in the most remote locations.
About Nozomi Networks
Nozomi Networks, with headquarters in San Francisco, California, accelerates digital transformation by defending the world's critical infrastructure, industrial enterprises, and government enterprises from cyber-attacks. Its technology provides OT and IoT environments with superior network and asset monitoring, threat detection, and analytics. As a result, customers rely on the company's solution to reduce risk and complexity while increasing operational resiliency. In addition, the organization provides zero-trust security by delivering contextual data for policy decisions, such as endpoint posture checks, baseline monitoring, and device role data.