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Postman 10 improves API governance and security

Postman has released Postman v10, offering new features around API governance and security, as well as expanded capabilities in collaboration and integration—and higher productivity. Postman continues to deliver on its core themes of productivity, quality, and governance while bringing to life its vision of an API-first world. With APIs as the building blocks of modern software, business users are increasingly embracing APIs. Investments into APIs will increase or remain the same at organizations over the … More

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Tanium XEM platform integration with Microsoft Sentinel enables active threat hunting

Tanium has unveiled the first of several powerful integrations between Microsoft and the Tanium XEM platform. The integration marks the latest expansion in a relationship that includes Tanium’s membership in the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA) and its availability in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. By making Tanium’s endpoint data accessible directly from the Sentinel console, the integration enables IT organizations to detect, investigate, triage, prioritize, and remediate threats automatically, extending Sentinel’s advanced security and analytics … More

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Why shift left is burdening your dev teams

Security and compliance challenges are a significant barrier to most organizations’ innovation strategies, according to CloudBees. The survey also reveals agreement among C-suite executives that a shift left security strategy is a burden on dev teams. 76% of C-suite executives say that compliance challenges and security challenges (75%) limit their company’s ability to innovate. This is due, in part, to the significant time spent on compliance audits, risks, and defects. At the same time, C-suite … More

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How to improve public sector’s security strategy?

With international tensions heightened as we enter month eight of the war between Russia and Ukraine, it’s clear that a new era of intensifying state-sponsored attacks is upon us, especially those targeting public sector agencies and services. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has issued a rare “Sheilds Up” warning earlier this year, highlighting the need for U.S. organizations to remain vigilant and safeguard their most important and sensitive assets. Later, CISA has also … More

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Juniper Networks expands its data center operations with Apstra Freeform

Juniper Networks has released Apstra Freeform, the newest expansion to its multivendor data center automation and assurance platform. This capability allows Juniper’s enterprise, service provider and cloud provider customers to manage and automate their data center operations regardless of topology and protocols used. Network operations are rapidly evolving. Whether it’s managing the effects of a global supply chain crunch or coping with changes in the workforce spurred by the pandemic, organizations of all sizes and … More

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Arrcus FlexMCN delivers cloud connectivity as a managed service to enterprises

Arrcus has released Arrcus FlexMCN that CSPs, co-location providers and telcos can leverage to deliver multi-cloud connectivity as a managed service to enterprises. FlexMCN, built on Arrcus’ ACE platform, is available in an array of form factors – in containers, on virtual machines, as software on white box hardware and via the cloud. Cloud connectivity is evolving beyond a single hyperscale public cloud to hybrid and multi-cloud environments, and customers are simultaneously demanding flexible architectures … More

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Arista Networks expands and accelerates EOS routing validated for cloud, carrier and enterprise solutions

Arista Networks has unveiled innovations for its cloud-grade routing platform that simplify and secure routing for the enterprise, mobile provider and cloud operators. These software and hardware innovations continue to drive down customer operational cost and complexity with a consistent and modern approach to a broad range of routing use cases. “We are excited to partner with Arista Networks to innovate, build and operate one of the world’s largest Internet Backbone and to advance our … More

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Kinara and Arcturus Networks partner to provide AI solutions for smart city apps

Kinara and Arcturus Networks partnership combines the Kinara Ara-1 Edge AI processor with Arcturus Brinq edge AI and vision analytics software to drive detection, tracking and characterization solutions. The partnership delivers the critical software and hardware platforms required by OEMs to build real-time edge applications for public safety, transportation, healthcare, retail, and industrial markets. For example, Kinara and Arcturus can deliver a real-time solution for road condition monitoring, allowing public transportation buses retrofitted with smart … More

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Aliro Quantum names Michael Wood as CMO

Aliro Quantum names its first Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), Michael Wood. Over the past 12 months, the company has continued to expand engagements with systems integrators, telecom providers, major government agencies, and academic and industry partners to design, architect, simulate, and build quantum networks. Wood will lead Aliro’s global marketing initiatives and will be responsible for messaging, positioning, growth marketing, demand generation, analyst, and media relations. He brings more than 30 years of experience in … More

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CrowdStrike appoints Jennifer Johnson as CMO

Leveraging a 20-year track record in software marketing with expertise in cybersecurity and IT management, Jennifer Johnson is a seasoned CMO who has earned a reputation as a bold storyteller well known for helping companies define and dominate market categories. She has run global marketing for leading cybersecurity and technology organizations including Tenable and Amplitude – both of which she helped lead through successful public offerings – as well as Coverity (now Synopsys) and Tanium. … More

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US government software suppliers must attest their solutions are secure

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has issued a memo requiring US federal government agencies to use software that has been built according to secure software development practices and whose developers follow practices for software supply chain security, as specified by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). “The term ‘software’ for purposes of this memorandum includes firmware, operating systems, applications, and application services (e.g., cloud-based software), as well as products containing software,” … More

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Linux variant of the SideWalk backdoor discovered

ESET researchers have discovered a Linux variant of the SideWalk backdoor, one of the multiple custom implants used by the SparklingGoblin APT group. Commands with different or missing implementation in the Linux version of SideWalk Targeting a Hong Kong university This variant was first deployed against a Hong Kong university in February 2021 — the same university that SparklingGoblin had already targeted during the student protests in May 2020. SparklingGoblin is an APT group with … More