Aqua News

The 20 Coolest Cloud Security Companies Of The 2020 Cloud 100

February 10, 2020

Aqua Security secured a $62 million Series C round in April to help it address the need to secure microservices applications running on containers and serverless infrastructure. It also acquired CloudSploit to help customers monitor their public cloud accounts within minutes and reduce threats due to misconfiguration and vulnerabilities.

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Cloud native security

Kubernetes Operators: 4 Facts to Know

February 4, 2020

There’s been a noticeable bump in the interest in and implementation of Operators of late, according to Liz Rice, VP of open source engineering at Aqua Security. Rice also chairs the Cloud Native Computing Foundation’s technical oversight committee. “At the CNCF, we’re seeing interest in projects related to managing and discovering Kubernetes Operators, as well as observing an […]

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Container security

Aqua Security Named Winner in 2019-20 Cloud Awards

January 30, 2020

International Cloud Computing Awards Program Announces Shortlist BOSTON – January 30, 2020 – Aqua Security, the leading platform provider for securing container-based, serverless and cloud native applications, announced today it has been declared the winner of the Security Innovation of the Year award this week in the international Cloud Computing Awards program, The Cloud Awards. […]

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Cloud native security

5 Cloud Trends to Watch in 2020

January 20, 2020

“The cloud-native ecosystem will see further consolidation, with the dominant players solidifying their leadership in the market,” says Rani Osnat, VP of strategy at Aqua Security. “Even for a fast-growing segment, this space can’t contain so many Kubernetes distributions, point solutions, open source projects, et cetera., for a long time.” The IT version of natural selection […]

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Rancher

Find Security Vulnerabilities in Kubernetes Clusters

January 17, 2020

Aqua Security’s open-source tools, kube-bench and kube-hunter, find security issues in Kubernetes clusters. They differ in their approach to analyzing your security posture within the Kubernetes infrastructure stack. kube-bench focuses on your alignment to the CIS, while kube-hunter looks at vulnerabilities you’re exposing. Together they provide a great view of in terms of determining your compliance and awareness. […]

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Serverless Computing: Ready or Not?

January 14, 2020

From a security perspective, serverless presents a unique challenge. “On the one hand, the risk is limited by the short runtime durations and isolation from the underlying host OS,” notes Rani Osnat, vice president of strategy for security software developer Aqua Security. “On the other hand, functions are often provisioned with too many permissions or with […]

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Secure Devops

Security Software Reviews, 2019: Lab Tests of Today’s Top Tools

December 26, 2019

The Aqua Cloud Native Security Platform uses an inherent advantage of containers, the fact that they are always highly specialized for their jobs, to create a cybersecurity structure based on whitelisting.

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Network Computing Year in Review

December 17, 2019

If 2018 was the year of learning about Kubernetes, then 2019 was the year of deploying Kubernetes in production. “Helped by maturing standards and management platforms, such as Red Hat OpenShift and Rancher, as well as managed offerings from AWS (EKS), Azure (AKS), and Google (GKE), many of the global 1000 are now deploying production […]

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