The world’s largest software company said Wednesday it would acquire CloudKnox, a Silicon Valley startup that sells tools to help companies manage and secure access to cloud accounts and data. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. CloudKnox, based in Sunnyvale, Calif., raised a total of $22.8 million in venture capital investments since its…

Through a fully immersive virtual environment, attendees will be able to interact with end users tasked with securing various cloud environments and services, and gain insights from leading solution providers and industry experts. “SecurityWeek’s Cloud Security Summit will examine a broad range of topics, including cloud asset discovery and management, identity management and multi-factor authentication,…

A total of 14 cybersecurity-related acquisitions were announced between July 1 and July 8, 2021. Barracuda Networks acquires SKOUT Cybersecurity Application, cloud, email, data and network security solutions provider Barracuda Networks is acquiring SKOUT Cybersecurity, a company that provides cyber-as-a-service software for MSPs, as well as XDR solutions. The deal enables Barracuda to expand its…

Attacks against the container infrastructure are continuing to increase in both frequency and sophistication. It takes just a few hours to detect a new vulnerable container using internet scanning tools like Masscan. The attacks are becoming more evasive, while the supply chain is now targeted. Aqua Security’s Team Nautilus has analyzed 17,358 attacks against its…

“We are going to have to assess where we are in regards to the ongoing litigation and determine what the best path forward is for the department,” deputy Pentagon press secretary Jamal Brown said, citing remarks by Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks at a public forum late last month. Hicks said then that she could…

It’s time. If they weren’t already invested, the events of the last year have clearly forced the hands of organizations to embrace the world of cloud-delivered services. The global rise in remote work is a big driver; it has forced organizations to think more progressively about everything from their office space to their infrastructure. It’s…

I’m glad this column is coming out now instead of earlier this year. Cloud security is more topical than ever when considering all the fun things that have happened in 2021 with security startups! Before talking about innovation and startups though, let’s talk about a brief history of cloud security… especially public cloud. Securing the…

ATT&CK is a knowledge base of adversary tactics and techniques that is based on real-world observations. ATT&CK v9 adds container-related attack techniques, which is the result of a project conducted by MITRE’s Center for Threat-Informed Defense and sponsored by Microsoft, Citigroup and JPMorgan Chase. There has been a debate on whether or not container techniques…

Several cybersecurity-related acquisitions and mergers were announced in the week of April 19-25, 2021. Altron acquires Lawtrust South Africa-based technology solutions provider Altron has acquired Lawtrust, which provides digital trust and cybersecurity solutions, for ZAR 245 million (USD 17 million). Lawtrust, which is also based in South Africa, will help Altron expand its security offerings….