DATA SECURITY,PLATFORM SECURITY,SOFTWARE SECURITY
Varonis | January 27, 2023
On January 26, 2023, Varonis Systems, Inc., a leader in data security and analytics, announced the availability of automated posture management to assist clients in resolving security and compliance gaps spanning their SaaS and IaaS systems.
Varonis continuously scans, identifies, and ranks cloud security threats, providing CISOs and compliance officers with real-time insight into their data security posture. With this new automation option, users can fix misconfigurations in applications such as Salesforce and AWS with a single click from a unified interface.
According to Gartner, through 2025, 99% of cloud security breaches will be the customer's fault. CIOs can counter this by adopting and enforcing rules for cloud ownership, accountability, and risk acceptance.
Varonis Field CTO, Brian Vecci, said, “Automated posture management takes the burden of understanding and remediating cloud misconfigurations off the customer.” He also said, “We stay on top of the latest configuration risks and best practices, so you don’t have to. Now, we can not only show you exactly how to improve your security posture, but we can also automatically mitigate risk on your behalf.”
(Source – GlobeNewswire)
This release marks a significant advancement in cloud data security. Passive data security posture management (DSPM) solutions need manual operations to generate help desk tickets for a person to review and fix in every cloud application manually. Varonis offers a uniform and automated method for minimizing the attack surface of multi-cloud environments.
Automated posture management is the most recent tool introduced by Varonis to simplify data security outcomes. Varonis introduced least privilege automation for Google Drive, Microsoft 365, and Box, as well as a new data security posture management (DSPM) dashboard early this month.
Varonis is a leader in data security and analytics, waging war differently from typical cybersecurity corporations. Instead, Varonis focuses on protecting business data like:
Sensitive files and emails
Strategic and product plans
Confidential customer, patient, and employee data
In addition to data protection, Zero Trust, data governance, compliance, categorization, data privacy, and threat detection and response, Varonis solutions handle various other critical use cases. The company began operations in 2005 and has clients in the financial services, healthcare, industrial, energy and utilities, insurance, technology, media and entertainment, consumer and retail, and education industries, among others.
ENTERPRISE SECURITY,SOFTWARE SECURITY,IDENTITY MANAGEMENT
SailPoint | January 13, 2023
On January 12, 2023, SailPoint Technologies, Inc., a leading identity security enterprise, announced the acquisition of SecZetta, a prominent third-party identity risk solutions provider. With around half of today's firms comprising non-employees, organizations need to factor this rising group of identities into their identity security strategies.
By incorporating SecZetta, SailPoint will be able to expand its capabilities to assist businesses in gaining greater visibility into all types of identities, including both employee and non-employee identities, ranging from third-party contractors to temporary workers, and all this from a single, market-leading identity security platform. This acquisition will provide businesses with the centralized approach needed as well as the required identity verification to thoroughly validate non-employee identities across their organizations.
SailPoint and SecZetta have a long-established partnership, and once SecZetta's solutions get fully integrated into SailPoint's Identity Security Cloud platform, SailPoint will deliver a unified platform to its customers, providing context-rich identity information with an appropriate level of intelligence answering the "who should have access to what," "why," and "when" questions for this unique, often under-secured set of identities.
The addition of SecZetta will allow SailPoint to assist businesses with identity consolidation efforts, combining and arranging workforce data across authoritative sources into a consolidated identity repository. This identity intelligence will then be made available as a packaged offering within the identity security cloud platform in order to provide a more extensive identity security that provides the critical layer of risk management and governance required across employee and non-employee identities from a single platform.
SailPoint is a leading identity security provider for modern enterprises. Through automating the administration and control of access by using the power of machine learning and AI, it delivers just the required to the right identities and technology resources at the appropriate time, matching the velocity, scale and environmental needs of today's cloud-oriented enterprise. SailPoint's sophisticated identification platform integrates seamlessly with existing systems and workflows, offering a unified view into all identities and their access. It strives to empower the most complex enterprises globally to build a secure foundation grounded in identity security.
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.