A total of nine cybersecurity-related acquisitions were announced in the first 10 days of October 2021. 11:11 Systems acquires Green Cloud Defense Managed infrastructure solutions provider 11:11 Systems acquired Green Cloud Defense, a cloud infrastructure-as-a-service provider that specializes in managed cloud security solutions. The deal will help 11:11 Systems expand its capabilities and grow its…

The company’s agentless CNAPP solution aims to secure multi-cloud IaaS and PaaS environments, as well as containers and data, through a single, unified interface. Founded in February 2021, the Santa Clara, California-based company offers support for major cloud infrastructure providers, including AWS, Azure, Google, IBM, and Oracle. Microsec.ai claims to provide visibility into containers, microservices,…

Trusted Cloud Principles signatories say they are committed to maintaining consistent human rights standards across their services, while also ensuring that cloud services providers’ interests are protected. The initiative has received support from heavy industry names, including Amazon, Atlassian, Cisco, Google, Microsoft, and IBM, among others. “Trusted Cloud Principles signatories are committed to protecting the…

The vulnerability was found by security researcher Imre Rad, who disclosed his findings last week on the Full Disclosure mailing list. Rad found the vulnerability in Extensible Service Proxy (ESP), an open source, Nginx-based proxy that enables API management capabilities for JSON/REST or gRPC API services. Its features include authentication, monitoring and logging. ESP is…

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…