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SecOps Automation, Vulnerability Remediation, and Black Hat USA 2019

The twenty second year of Black Hat USA is now behind us. As hosts of SaltConf19 ourselves, we are uniquely aware of the effort required to put on a great show and we have a special appreciation for a job well done. The Black Hat events team did a great job and put on a great show, so kudos to the team. This year was the first time SaltStack sponsored the conference. Here are some of the highlights.

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Believe the Hype: SaltStack Shortlisted in Seven new Gartner Hype Cycle Reports

IT industry analysts at Gartner and Forrester have been busy this month publishing new research on infrastructure automation and security. The full spectrum of SaltStack capabilities has been recognized in seven shortlisted Gartner Hype Cycle 2019 reports, and in the new Forrester Wave: Infrastructure Automation Platforms, Q3 2019.

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SaltStack SecOps Wins People's Choice Stevie Award in the Category of Endpoint Security Management Solution

SaltStack SecOps is the first enterprise IT and security solution to deliver continuous compliance and security for digital infrastructure at scale LEHI, UT - August 6, 2019 - SaltStack®, the creators of intelligent automation software for IT operations and security teams, today announced SaltStack SecOps was named a winner of the People’s Choice Stevie® Award in the category of Endpoint Security Management Solution as a favorite new product in The 17th Annual American Business Awards

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SaltStack Named Finalist in Black Unicorn Awards for 2019 Cybersecurity Companies

SaltStack recognized with prestigious award tracking cybersecurity companies with the potential for a $1B valuation LEHI, UT - August 5, 2019 - SaltStack®, the creators of intelligent automation software for IT operations and security teams, today announced it has been named a finalist in the Black Unicorn Awards for 2019.

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Salt Air 37 - Command and Control Kubernetes and Docker with SaltStack

Gareth Greenaway, SaltStack senior software engineer, joins me on this Salt Air episode to demonstrate automated management of a Kubernetes cluster running on 12 Raspberry Pis. Watch this episode of Salt Air to see Gareth demonstrate SaltStack event-driven command and control of a Kubernetes and Docker environment running on 12 Raspberry Pi 3 nodes with SD cards, a simple network switch, and an LED light board to visually show activity in the cluster.

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Maslow's hierarchy, Cyber Hygiene and BlackHat 2019

In 1943 Abraham Maslow published his now famous, "A Theory of Human Motivation" in which he outlined a five-tier model for human motivation. Maslow’s hierarchy of needs started with basic needs for survival such as food and water as a necessary foundation and ended with enlightenment or self-actualization at the top.

Salt Air 37 - Command and Control Kubernetes and Docker with SaltStack

Watch this episode of Salt Air to see Gareth Greenaway, SaltStack senior software engineer, demonstrate SaltStack event-driven command and control of a Kubernetes and Docker environment running on 12 Raspberry Pi 3 nodes with SD cards, a simple network switch, and an LED light board to visually show activity in the cluster.
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Customer spotlight - Sterling Talent Solutions

Sterling Talent Solutions is an industry-leading background investigation service for employers and organizations worldwide. With 20 offices in nine countries, the Sterling team of more than 3,500 employees serves 50,000 customers around the world, including a quarter of the Fortune 100. Sterling is known for its speed, accuracy, compliance, technology, integrations, and service—none of which is possible without a modern, agile infrastructure and application environment.

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Customer spotlight - IBM Cloud

Learn how the network team at IBM Cloud uses SaltStack event-driven automation to increase operational efficiency, enhance visibility into current state, streamline deployments, and to proactively and reactively secure network infrastructure. Cisco, a primary networking vendor for IBM Cloud, contributed to the project's success through a native integration between Cisco NX-OS and SaltStack network automation.