Aqua Co-founder and CTO Amir Jerbi honored as a visionary who recognized the need for a new approach to security in a cloud native world
BOSTON – February 12, 2019 – Aqua Security, the leading platform provider for securing container-based and cloud native applications, today announced that Info Security Products Guide, the industry’s leading information security research and advisory guide, has named Aqua a winner in four categories in the 15th Annual 2019 Info Security PG’s Global Excellence Awards. These prestigious global awards recognize cybersecurity and information technology vendors with advanced, ground-breaking products, solutions, and services that are helping set the bar higher for others in all areas of security technology.
The Aqua Container Security Platform delivers the most comprehensive solution for securing cloud-native applications using containers and serverless functions, on any platform, “on-prem” or on public clouds including AWS, Google, Azure, and IBM. Aqua’s solution provides full lifecycle security from early stages of development, through staging and deployment, to production runtime environments.
Aqua Co-founder and CTO Amir Jerbi was named the Gold Winner in the People Shaping Info Security category. Jerbi is part of the team of IT security veterans from companies including Intel Security, CA Technologies and Imperva who founded Aqua after recognizing containers would become the next major disruption in datacenter and application technology, and create new security challenges owing to the scale and dynamic nature of container operating environments. They identified an opportunity to reinvent application security to make it more effective and efficient than ever, while maintaining the agility demanded by today’s DevOps teams.
Aqua was also named a Silver Winner in the Startup of the Year (founded 2016) category, and a Bronze Winner in both the Application Security (100 – 499 Employees), and Technology and Products for the U.S. categories.
“We are very proud to receive these recognitions for our role as a pioneer and leader in the rapidly growing market for cloud native security solutions,” said Dror Davidoff, Co-founder and CEO, Aqua Security. “We offer the most mature and capable platform for securing container-based and cloud-native applications from development to production, accelerating container adoption and bridging the gap between DevOps and IT security. The Aqua solution provides full lifecycle security for containers, hardening the technology and implementing tight, enforceable governance of the entire CI/CD pipeline.”
About Info Security PG’s Global Excellence Awards
Info Security Products Guide sponsors the Global Excellence Awards and plays a vital role in keeping end-users informed of the choices they can make when it comes to protecting their digital resources and assets. It is written expressly for those who are adamant on staying informed of security threats and the preventive measure they can take. You will discover a wealth of information in this guide including tomorrow’s technology today, best deployment scenarios, people and technologies shaping cyber security and industry predictions & directions that facilitate in making the most pertinent security decisions. See the complete list of winners here.
About Aqua Security
Aqua Security enables enterprises to secure their container and cloud-native applications from development to production, accelerating application deployment and bridging the gap between DevOps and IT security. Aqua’s Container Security Platform provides full visibility into container activity, allowing organizations to detect and prevent suspicious activity and attacks in real time. Integrated with container lifecycle and orchestration tools, the Aqua platform provides transparent, automated security while helping to enforce policy and simplify regulatory compliance. Aqua was founded in 2015 and is backed by Lightspeed Venture Partners, Microsoft Ventures, TLV Partners, and IT security leaders, and is based in Israel and Boston, MA. For more information, visit www.aquasec.com or follow us on twitter.com/AquaSecTeam.