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Siemplify Raises $30M to Take Security Operations to the Next Level

Big day today at Siemplify! We just announced that we have raised $30 million in Series C funding. This injection of capital brings us another step closer to delivering on our vision of providing the market-leading, vendor-agnostic platform that truly manages security operations from end to end.


CFEngine 3.12.2 LTS Released

We are happy to release the 2nd update to the CFEngine 3.12 LTS series. This update comes with many important stability and performance improvements and is thus well worth the upgrade from an older version of 3.12 LTS. CFEngine 3.12 LTS brings a lot of innovation, new features and improved performance to CFEngine, and allows you to make the most efficient use of your time. We are looking forward to your feedback on this release.


Adversary simulation with USM Anywhere

In our previous blog, we analyzed how it is possible to map malware threats using the MITRE ATT&CK™ framework. In this blog, we will test the USM Anywhere platform against red team techniques and adversary simulations. We performed this analysis as part of our continuous efforts to improve the platform’s detection effectiveness.


Security for Elasticsearch is now free

We are thrilled to announce that the core security features of the Elastic Stack are now free. This means that users can now encrypt network traffic, create and manage users, define roles that protect index and cluster level access, and fully secure Kibana with Spaces. This is an exciting next step for our community. We opened the code of these features (and many more) last year and by making them free today, everyone can now run a fully secure cluster, hassle free.


Things You Need to Know About Open Source – The FAQ Edition

Open Source projects can be a great asset, or they can be a curse – it’s all in how you manage it. To be successful in using open source, there are several things to keep in mind, from licensing to updates. And if you ignore any of them, it can cause problems. Here are some things to consider.


Study Finds Healthcare Orgs Failing on Cybersecurity Hygiene

New research from Forescout found that healthcare organizations are increasingly at risk from legacy platforms, device complexity, and the use of frequently exploited protocols. Forescout analyzed 75 healthcare deployments running over 1.5 million devices across 10,000 VLANs (virtual local area networks).