Topic: security

Edge security is a paradox

The security of edge devices presents both a major challenge and an opportunity for building more modern edge security practices. Edge devices exist outside of the protections that IT data centers provide, according to Patrick Sullivan, the global director of security at Akamai.  One of the most prominent concerns is the physical security of the … continue reading

Parasoft partners with HackEDU to empower software developers with context-sensitive Application Security Training

Parasoft, the global automated software testing authority since 1987, announced today their partnership with HackEDU, an interactive cybersecurity training company. This new partnership will allow organizations to train their developers and testers on the latest threats and mitigations for modern secure software development. Parasoft offers the best in class Static Analysis Security Testing (SAST) solutions, and … continue reading

Neo4j Graph Database 4.0 released with a reactive architecture

Neo4j Graph Database 4.0 has been released with a new reactive architecture to provide a “very responsive, elastic and robust” database, the company explained. In addition, the latest release features new multi-database capabilities, Neo4j Fabric, and a schema-based security model.  According to Neo4j, the 4.0 release of the graph database addresses the broad and complex … continue reading

The Apache Software Foundation releases its 2019 security report

The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) is reviewing the state of security across its 300+ projects in a recently released report. According to the report, the most notable events in 2019 included increased attacks of Hadoop instances, a flaw in Apache HTTP Server 2.4, and a flaw in older versions of Apache Axis.  The foundation looked … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Apache Guacamole 1.1, Ktor web framework gets a new update, and IBM’s Cloud Annotations project

Apache Guacamole 1.1 has been announced. Apache Guacamole is a clientless remote desktop gateway. The latest release includes two subprojects, the HTML5 web application which serves the Guacamole client to users, and “guacamole-server”, the remote desktop proxy which the web application communicates with.  The 1.1.0 release also features support for dynamic image quality and for … continue reading

Report: Widely dispersed data in the cloud is putting companies at risk

More than half of companies that use cloud services have suffered from a data breach, according to a new report. The report finds that the data breaches are a result of widely dispersed in the cloud that are beyond enterprise control.  The Enterprise Supernova: The Data Dispersion Cloud Adoption and Risk Report was conducted by … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Nutanix Mine for data protection, new AI company comes out of stealth, and Qt announces new changes

Nutanix Mine is now generally available, allowing users to experience data management capabilities on Nutanix’s enterprise cloud platform.  “Backed up data, kept in isolated and aging infrastructure is hard to access, difficult to manage, often stored on antiquated devices, and almost impossible to reuse,” Nutanix Mine wrote in a post. “This keen focus on data … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Mozilla releases technology ethics guide, Azure Databricks achieves HITRUST CSF certification, and Clubhouse raises $25 million

Mozilla released a guide for college students that want to enter the tech industry called “With Great Tech Comes Great Responsibility.” The guide has background on the history of tech organizing and advice from academics and  current and former tech workers on how to grapple with challenging choices.  Download the guide here. Azure Databricks achieves … continue reading

New open-source projects look to secure Kubernetes

Kubernetes security company Octarine has announced two new open-source projects designed to protect against cloud-native security vulnerabilities. The Kubernetes Common Configuration Scoring System (KCCSS) is a framework for rating security risks, and kube-scan is a workload and assessment tool.  “Our mission is to make the adoption of DevSecOps best practices simple, understandable, and achievable for … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Tasktop Hub 20.1, Scylla Enterprise 2019.1.4, and TriggerMesh’s seed funding

Tasktop announced the release of its Integration Hub v20.1 to simplify toolchain integration and to help scale enterprise software delivery.  The new release includes simple navigation of relationships between configuration elements, a new scheduler for full scans, the ability to configure the flow of private and public comments as well as a new connector Planview … continue reading

SD Times news digest: API Fortress’ Mass Functional Test Generation, Snyk raises $150 million, and TestProject and Sauce Labs’ codeless test automation plans

API Fortress has announced the new Mass Functional Test Generation solution. The new tool is a beta release that is expected to be made available later this month. It tackles API testing and monitoring, and provides the ability to generate large batches of test.  “With over 95% of API vulnerabilities caused by human error or … continue reading

CNCF introduces a Kubernetes bug bounty program

The Cloud Native Computing Platform is funding a new Kubernetes bug bounty program to reward the researchers who find security vulnerabilities in Kubernetes’ codebase as well as build and release processes.  The program was launched by the Kubernetes Product Security Committee together with bug bounty program vendor HackerOne.  “As a CNCF graduated project, it is … continue reading

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