A selection of this week’s more interesting vulnerability disclosures and cyber security news. While not as main stream as Skype, Matrix has certainly gained a good following (one I’ve been personally watching for a few years myself). The announcement of a major breach via vulnerabilities in it’s Jenkins CI system do highlight that any door in will be taken and used to pivot into where the jewels really are.
Today Enterprise IT does not question the value of containerized applications anymore. Given the move to adopting DevOps and cloud native architectures, it is critical to leverage container capabilities in order to enable digital transformation. Google’s Kubernetes (K8s), an open source container orchestration system, has become the de facto standard — and the key enabler — for cloud native applications, and the way they are architected, composed, deployed, and managed.
Threat Intelligence Feeds, in fact, are an actionable threat data related to artifacts or indicators collected from any third-party vendors in order to learn from other company’s visibility and access to enhance your own cyber threat response and awareness. The example of these third-party vendors includes Kaspersky Threat Intelligence and Alient Vault OTX. Threat Intelligence Feeds concentrate on a single area of interest and they are delivered online.
The time-consuming, administratively burdensome compliance process is riddled with potential human errors that can lead to violations. As securing data increasingly relies on proving controls’ effectiveness, the compliance becomes more stressful for everyone in the organization. However, building compliance workflow can streamline the process leading to a more cost effect and auditable outcome.
How cool is this? PureSec was recognized by Gartner as a Cool Vendor! Gartner awards the Cool Vendor honor to vendors and products who prove themselves as innovators in their space, and we couldn’t be more excited at the inclusion.
The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) program provides an information security compliance benchmark for companies that are handling, processing and storing cardholder data online. Software development and vulnerability management are covered in the PCI DSS compliance requirements as this concerns products and applications created to handle cardholder data.
For continuous coverage, we push out major Detectify security updates every two weeks, keeping our tool up-to-date with new findings, features and improvements sourced from our security researchers and Crowdsource ethical hacker community. Due to confidentially agreements, we cannot publicize all security update releases here but they are immediately added to our scanner and available to all users. This post highlights a few things that we have improved in the last two weeks.
We’re excited to announce today that we’ve added support for the latest version of the Google Cloud Security Command Center (Cloud SCC). StackRox has collaborated with the Cloud SCC team as part of our Google Cloud partnership since Cloud SCC’s alpha release, and we’re excited that the platform is now generally available.