SaltConf19 Opening Keynotes

SaltConf19 kicks off with a power-packed lineup of speakers including Tom Hatch, SaltStack CTO, Moe Abdula, SaltStack SVP of engineering, Marc Chenn, SaltStack CEO, Brian Armstrong, IBM Cloud network engineering executive, Darrin Thomason, Arista Networks director and solutions architect, and guest appearances from SaltStack customers and Salt working group captains.

New SaltStack SecOps Products Automate Vulnerability Remediation and Continuous Security Compliance

LEHI, Utah – Nov. 19, 2019 – SaltStack, the creators of intelligent automation for IT operations and security teams, today announced the general availability of SaltStack Protect for automated discovery and remediation of security vulnerabilities across web-scale infrastructure. SaltStack Protect is a new product now available in the SaltStack SecOps family of products and is additive to SaltStack Comply.


SaltStack Named InfoSec Startup of the Year and Wins Three 2019 Cyber Defense Global Awards for Innovative SecOps

LEHI, UT – November 12, 2019 – SaltStack®, the creators of intelligent automation software for security operations teams, today announced SaltStack SecOps won three 2019 Cyber Defense Global Awards, including Most Innovative Vulnerability Assessment, Remediation, and Management solution, Most Innovative Compliance solution, and Most Innovative Patch and Configuration Management solution.


SaltStack Named 2019 Cyber Security Startup of the Year by Golden Bridge Awards

LEHI, UT – October 29, 2019 – SaltStack®, the creators of intelligent automation software for security operations teams, today announced SaltStack was named the Gold award winner in the category of Cyber Security Services Startup of the Year for the 2019 Golden Bridge Awards.


Automating Network Operations with Salt 2019.2.0 (Fluorine)

Automating network operations is a complex challenge for organizations both big and small. And the challenge is often compounded by disparate tools, multiple network operating systems from different network equipment vendors which often requires staff to work with different technologies, low-level utilities and command line interfaces (CLI). Simple tasks we now take for granted, such as updating software, is extremely complex and error prone for network devices.


SaltStack SecOps Named Vulnerability Management Solution of the Year

LEHI, UT – October 22, 2019 – SaltStack®, the creators of intelligent automation software for security operations teams, today announced that SaltStack SecOps was named Vulnerability Management Solution of the Year in the 2019 CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards. SaltStack SecOps is the first enterprise IT and security solution to deliver continuous compliance and vulnerability remediation for digital infrastructure at scale from a single orchestration and automation platform.


Fixing Security Operations with Collaboration and Automation

It is not too bold a statement to say the current cybersecurity software industry is not delivering real security. Cybersecurity breaches happen so often that consumers have every right to assume nothing is safe. What is going wrong with enterprise security operations, and what can we do to fix this problem? The integrity of the fabric of trust is at stake. First, we must understand the components of the problem.


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.