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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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Secure DevOps

Kubernetes-Hungry Businesses Recruit To Fill Their Skill Gaps At KubeCon

December 10, 2019

“There are thousands of people here from companies moving to cloud native,” says Liz Rice, vice president of open source engineering at Aqua Security, which provides security for cloud native deployments. “This is changing the dynamic to mature software that people are using in production.” Why is Kubernetes so important? Docker containers made it easy […]

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5 Top Cybersecurity and DevOps Trends for 2020

December 9, 2019

Rani Osnat, Vice President of Strategy for Aqua Security, thinks 2020 may be the year that DevOps teams finally reach critical mass in many organizations. That’s to say, their workloads will finally balloon out of control. As Osnat predicted: “DevOps teams will find themselves taking on more and more responsibilities, including more security and quality automation. […]

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Security Boulevard

Aqua Security Acquires CloudSploit to Monitor Configs

November 13, 2019

Aqua Security has acquired CloudSploit, a provider of tools for monitoring configurations of cloud services, as part of an effort to extend its cybersecurity portfolio. Rani Osnat, vice president of strategy for Aqua Security, said the acquisition further extends the reach of Aqua Security’s portfolio beyond containers, virtual machines and serverless computing frameworks to include service posture management.

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