Aqua Security has hired Datto and ownCloud veteran Matt Richards as chief marketing officer. Richards joins Aqua roughly four months after the cloud security software provider raised $135 million at a $1 billion valuation — essentially minting the company as a privately held, venture-backed unicorn.
BOSTON – July 27, 2021 – Aqua Security, the pure-play cloud native security leader, today rolls out the availability of its new Aqua Platform, with a unified console to ease the journey from scanning and visibility to workload protection in cloud native environments. The new platform reduces administrative burden and allows security teams to start with scanning and cloud security posture management (CSPM) capabilities, then add in sandboxing capabilities and workload protection as needed. The experience is streamlined regardless of scale and is available as a SaaS or self-hosted deployment. “Scaling […]
BOSTON – July 26, 2021 – Aqua Security, the pure-play cloud native security leader, today appointed Matt Richards as Chief Marketing Officer. With over 25 years of enterprise IT experience, Matt will join the executive team to help scale the business and oversee the global brand, demand generation, product marketing, and go-to-market strategy. Richards joins […]
Aqua Security on Thursday released a report which found that only 3% of respondents surveyed recognize that a container — in and of itself — does not function as a security boundary, indicating that 97% are unaware of basic container security principles, often overestimating the default security properties of containers.
Aqua Security CTO Amir Jerbi says it’s apparent most organizations are unaware of how malware inserted within a containerized application can be employed to take over an entire host. It then becomes relatively trivial to compromise the rest of the IT environment.
“…the company’s argument about the complex process of securing the supply chain is also on point. While containerization facilitates security improvements — such as security-as-code, isolation on the host, and immutable images — containers deployed without thought to security or the supply chain provide no guarantees that malicious code or vulnerabilities may have crept in.”
BOSTON – July 22, 2021 – Aqua Security, the pure-play cloud native security leader, today released the results of its 2021 Cloud Native Security Survey revealing the knowledge gap around runtime security and the associated risks. The study found that only 3% of respondents recognize that a container, in and of itself, is not a security boundary, indicating that the default security capabilities of containers are overestimated. This […]
Aqua Security develops a complete cloud-native security platform for the entire application stack, from development to production, across virtual machines, containers and serverless workloads. In March Aqua completed a $135 million Series E funding round.