Platform Security, Software Security, Cloud Security
Globenewswire | July 28, 2023
Uptycs, provider of the first unified CNAPP and XDR platform, today announced it’s now part of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Public Sector Partner (PSP) Program. The AWS PSP Program helps AWS Partners grow their public sector business through alignment with AWS public sector sales, marketing, funding, capture, and proposal terms.
“We are delighted to be working with AWS to solve customers’ cloud security challenges, increase security operations efficiency, and protect developer environments as they move code from their workspaces into AWS production environments,” said Ganesh Pai, CEO and co-founder of Uptycs.
Uptycs has built an integration with AWS Control Tower, which simplifies AWS experiences by orchestrating multiple AWS services on a customer’s behalf while maintaining the security and compliance needs of their organization. Leveraging the workflow with AWS Control Tower, Uptycs' deep integration with AWS Systems Manager allows organizations to achieve comprehensive security controls while reducing operational overhead in their Uptycs deployment.
“Many organizations, especially in the public sector, are looking for ways to cost-effectively scale their cloud security program. Our integration with AWS Control Tower and AWS Systems Manager, along with our more unified shift up approach, delivers a more efficient way to improve customers’ security posture across cloud environments,” Pai said.
Additionally, Uptycs also recently announced the achievement of AWS Security Competency Status, and an integration with the Amazon Security Lake.
“Our model is proven to better support cybersecurity teams thanks to what we’ve already achieved for our public sector customers, as well as enterprise and commercial organizations,” Pai said. “Now, we’re even better at helping our customers reduce operational burden, and strengthen their threat detection, remediation, and forensic capabilities.”
Uptycs, the first unified CNAPP and XDR platform, reduces risk by prioritizing responses to threats, vulnerabilities, misconfigurations, sensitive data exposure, and compliance mandates across clouds, containers, servers, and endpoints—all from a single UI. This includes the ability to tie together threat activity as it traverses on-prem and cloud boundaries, thus delivering a more cohesive enterprise-wide security posture. Get started with agentless coverage, then add runtime protection, and advanced remediation and forensics.
Palo Alto | September 22, 2023
Palo Alto Networks has announced a strategic partnership with the largest telecommunications company in Australia, Telstra.
This signifies Palo Alto Networks' commitment to delivering an expanded portfolio of cybersecurity solutions and services to meet the needs of Telstra's extensive business clientele.
The partnership strengthens the existing 10-year relationship between Palo Alto Networks and Telstra.
Palo Alto Networks, a global cybersecurity company, has announced teaming up with Telstra, Australia's largest telecommunications company, to offer an enhanced range of cybersecurity solutions and services to Telstra's business clients both in Australia and around the world.
This collaboration marks a significant milestone, as Palo Alto Networks becomes the first dedicated cybersecurity company to be recognized as a technology alliance partner for Telstra's enterprise customer segment. Telstra serves customers in over 200 countries and territories.
Telstra's technology alliance partners collaborate to create and provide comprehensive services encompassing connectivity, voice, and professional services. These services are designed to assist businesses of all sizes in addressing their challenges and capitalizing on opportunities.
Regional Vice President for Australia and New Zealand of Palo Alto Networks, Steve Manley, stated,
This new alliance with Telstra reinforces Palo Alto Networks’ position in the Australian market as the leading cyber security vendor to leading telecommunications carrier in Australia. It also reinforces our increased commitment to offering industry-leading joint solutions with one of the country’s most trusted managed service providers. Together, Palo Alto Networks and Telstra will collaborate to offer businesses with best-of-breed cyber security solutions to help keep them safe in a rapidly changing market landscape.
[Source – Web Wire]
This new partnership further solidifies the long-standing 10-year relationship between Palo Alto Networks and Telstra. It also builds upon previous agreements that expanded Telstra's SecureEdge portfolio with offerings like SecureEdge Cloud for business clients and Sovereign SecureEdge for the Australian government and agencies, both powered by Palo Alto Networks' advanced cloud-based security services.
David Burns, Enterprise Group Executive at Telstra, said,
Cyber security has become one of the top concerns among businesses worldwide, including here in Australia, and especially in the wake of a no. of high-profile cyber breaches. We’re now seeing the industrialization of cybercrime and the scale of threat continues to evolve and grow. As a result, we all need to be constantly changing, adapting, and looking at new technologies that can assist protect us and our customers’ data. As a leading provider of network, managed, and professional services, this new alliance between Telstra and Palo Alto Networks further boosts our capabilities to help customers protect their organizations and data from evolving cyber threats.
[Source – Web Wire]
Network Threat Detection, Platform Security, Software Security
Businesswire | July 27, 2023
Coro, the modern cybersecurity platform for mid-market organizations, today announced the acquisition of Privatise, an Israeli supplier of network security solutions for in-office and remote work. The acquisition adds critical SASE capabilities to Coro’s all-in-one platform and is part of an aggressive growth strategy, fueled by Coro’s $155M funding over the last 12 months, to expand the capabilities of Coro’s cybersecurity platform both organically and through strategic acquisitions.
As the network edge continues to expand, Gartner predicts that by 2025, 80% of enterprises will have adopted a strategy to unify web, cloud services and private application access using a SASE/SSE architecture.** The challenge for mid-market organizations – who have lean IT teams, limited budgets and little to no cybersecurity expertise --is managing the cost and complexity typically associated with SASE implementations.
With the Privatise acquisition, Coro now offers a single source of comprehensive security and protection -- all managed through a unified, cloud-based platform -- for any organizational configuration. Coro’s SASE solution includes military grade VPN, Secure RDP, ZTNA, Next Generation Firewall, DNS Filtering, and is fully integrated into Coro’s holistic security architecture, eliminating security gaps caused by siloed approaches to SASE. Whether a company’s assets are cloud first, on-prem, or hybrid, Coro can protect the user, the device they use, the network they connect through, their emails, and the data they access, use and share, all while ensuring compliance with critical supply chain and industry regulations.
“Since its founding, Coro has focused on delivering a comprehensive, yet affordable and easy to use cybersecurity solution for mid-market companies,” said Guy Moskowitz, CEO, Coro. “By integrating Privatise’s SASE capabilities into our platform, we offer the industry’s first mid-market solution to deliver cloud-native, seamless and secure access to applications and resources regardless of location or device. We will continue to invest in Coro’s platform, both organically and through acquisition, to help companies strengthen their security posture and improve their operational efficiency.”
The Privatise acquisition is the latest milestone in Coro’s growth and momentum. In April, the company announced a $75M funding round from Energy Impact Partners, bringing the total funding raised in the last 12 months to $155M. Coro projects it will grow 300% year-over-year in 2023, extending its extraordinary 300% annual growth record to a 5th year in a row.
The Company’s modern approach to cybersecurity – delivering enterprise grade security through a single platform that unifies, simplifies and automates workloads -- has been validated by more than 5000 mid-market customers across every vertical industry. Over the past year, Coro tripled its revenue, customer and employee base, and signed more than 100 new channel partners.
Coro provides modern cybersecurity that unifies comprehensive protection into a single platform. Coro empowers organizations to defend against malware, ransomware, phishing, data leakage, insider threats and email threats across devices, users, and cloud applications. More than 5,000 businesses depend on Coro for protection, unrivaled ease of use, and unmatched affordability. Coro’s cybersecurity platform automatically detects and remediates the many security threats that today's distributed businesses face, without IT teams having to worry, investigate, or fix issues themselves. In addition to Energy Impact Partners, investors in Coro include Balderton Capital, JVP, and Ashton Kutcher’s Sound Ventures.