Endpoint Security and Network Monitoring News for the Week of September 23; Updates from Aqua Security, Heavy.ai, XONA, and More
The editors at Solutions Review have curated this list of the most noteworthy endpoint security and network monitoring news for the week of September 23. This curated list features endpoint security and network monitoring vendors such as Aqua Security, Heavy.ai, XONA, and more.
Keeping tabs on all the most relevant endpoint security and network monitoring news can be a time-consuming task. As a result, our editorial team aims to provide a summary of the top headlines from the last month in this space. Solutions Review editors will curate vendor product news, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital funding, talent acquisition, and other noteworthy endpoint security and network monitoring news items.
Endpoint Security and Network Monitoring News for the Week of September 23
Aqua Security Launches End-to-End Solution to Stop Software Supply Chain Attacks
Aqua Security, a cloud-native security provider, announced the industry’s “first and only” end-to-end software supply chain security solution. The new solution ensures protection across the entire software development lifecycle (SDLC) and helps organizations proactively prevent and stop supply chain attacks on cloud-native applications. Aqua identifies software supply chain risks as threats coming from third-party artifacts, open-source dependencies, and malicious actors targeting the unique developer toolset and environment. To combat the growing risk to the software supply chain, Aqua is introducing new capabilities to add to its current supply chain solution. These new capabilities make Aqua the only solution in the market that protects against supply chain risk from code all the way through to runtime across both the application and underlying infrastructure.
Prisma Cloud Delivers Context-Aware Software Composition Analysis Platform
Palo Alto Networks, a global cybersecurity leader, introduced the industry’s first context-aware software composition analysis (SCA) solution to help developers safely use open-source software components. With the addition of SCA to the Prisma Cloud platform, developers and security teams can proactively surface and prioritize known vulnerabilities that impact the application lifecycle (i.e., code, build, deploy and run). Prisma Cloud SCA delivers deep dependency detection and remediation of vulnerabilities in open-source software before applications reach production. It can also help developers prioritize remediation based on software components that are already in use.
Xerox Announces Strategic Partnership with LinkSquares
This week, Xerox announced a new strategic partnership with LinkSquares to deliver contract lifecycle management (CLM) capabilities to its customers in the U.S. as part of the company’s Capture & Content Services offerings. The partnership follows Xerox Ventures’ second investment in LinkSquares earlier this year. Xerox’s Capture & Content Services provide advanced multichannel capture and process automation, making information available at the point of need to enable clients to make better informed and more proactive business decisions. The joint solution uniquely allows users to scan, digitize, transform and enhance contracts and make them available within the LinkSquares CLM platform to deliver efficiency in customers’ contracting processes.
HEAVY.AI & NVIDIA Launch First of Its Kind Digital Twin for Telco Network Planning
Data analytics firm Heavy.AI and Nvidia announced HeavyRF, a new network planning and operations tool for telcos that leverages Nvidia’s Omniverse metaverse technology. The announcement came as part of a flurry of news from Nvidia during CEO Jensen Huang’s keynote address for the company’s fall GTC developer conference, currently underway virtually this year. The companies say the “digital twin” concept behind HeavyRF can help network operators better plan and deploy their 5G network buildouts. Heavy.AI says the tech is already in the hands of Charter Communications, which is using it to plan 5G buildouts of their Spectrum service.
HSB Introduces Meshify Protect IoT Sensor App
HSB’s Internet of Things (IoT) customers can remotely monitor their property and equipment from anywhere, 24/7, with a new, more powerful Meshify Protect mobile app for homes and commercial facilities, the company announced this week. Meshify Protect is HSB’s next-generation mobile app that simplifies sensor activation, tracks the status of locations, and provides actionable alerts about water leaks, frozen pipes, temperature extremes, equipment failure, and other potentially damaging conditions.
The CVE Program Recognizes Dragos as a Numbering Authority
Dragos Inc., a global leader in cybersecurity for industrial controls systems (ICS)/operational technology (OT) environments, announced it has been designated by the CVE Program as a CVE Numbering Authority (CNA). As a CNA, Dragos is authorized to assign CVE IDs to newly discovered vulnerabilities and publicly disclose information about these vulnerabilities through CVE Records. This includes assigning CVE IDs to vulnerabilities found in the company’s own products as well as any third-party products not covered by another CNA that Dragos finds through its ongoing research to help organizations protect their ICS/OT systems.
Chronosphere Triples Growth as Cloud Native Transformation Accelerates
Chronosphere, a cloud-native observability platform, announced that it has tripled its Annual Recurring Revenue (ARR) and employee count over the last 12 months, making it one of the industry’s fastest-growing companies. The organization attributes its accelerated growth to the massive shift to cloud-native workloads and the inherent increase in data complexity, infrastructure, and management costs. Chronosphere’s financial growth has been bolstered by significant expansion in several key areas over the past year, which include a diverse customer base, innovative technology stack, and experienced leadership team.
XONA and Nozomi Networks Partner for the Digital Transformation of Critical Infrastructure
XONA, a user access platform purpose-built for critical infrastructure, and Nozomi Networks, a leader in OT & IoT security, announced a partnership to help operators of critical infrastructure accelerate digital transformation with enhanced security and Zero Trust principles. By integrating their technologies, XONA and Nozomi Networks give organizations advanced tools to remotely manage the security of operational technology and industrial control systems from anywhere and on any device. With pre-integrated and tested solutions that reduce time to market and increase value, combining Nozomi Networks and XONA technology addresses the complex challenge of securing remote access in critical infrastructures. Comprehensive network visibility is automated, therefore enabling network administrators to balance priorities more efficiently while ensuring the utmost protection with granular security.