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Bad Pods: Kubernetes Pod Privilege Escalation
January 19, 2021
While describing 8 insecure Kubernetes pod configurations, Seth Art from Bishop Fox mentions a pod configuration & privilege escalation method from Capsule8 researchers Brandon Edwards and Nick Freeman. 
Cyber security startups to watch in 2021
January 4, 2021
The cybersecurity industry has seen rapid growth in 2020, paving the way for a number of successful startups. See what other companies join Capsule8 as one of the top cybersecurity startups to watch in 2021.
Do cybersecurity like a boss: 35 experts to follow on Twitter
December 4, 2020
Kelly Shortridge is featured on TechBeacon’s list 35 cybersecurity bosses to follow.
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How DevOps and Development Can Adapt to the New Normal
December 4, 2020
Kelly Shortridge shares her thoughts on how DevOps can adapt to “The New Normal.”
#KubeCon 2020 Capsule8 Video Interview with VMblog (Infrastructure Security for Linux Systems)
November 17, 2020
VMBlog’s David Marshall talks to Capsule8 CTO Rob Harrison and VP of Architecture Ryan Petrich about how Capsule8 protects Linux production infrastructure.
Developer security is booming as hack-prevention starts earlier than ever: Here are the 25 startups you need to know in this red-hot space
November 15, 2020
Take a look at Business Insider’s top 25 startups you need to know in the developer security space.
KubeCon 2020 Q&A: Capsule8 Showcases Monitoring and Detection for Production Infrastructure
November 13, 2020
David Marshall of VMBlog shares an exclusive pre-show interview with Kelly Shortridge, VP of Product Management and Product Strategy at Capsule8, about her speaking session at the Cloud-Native Security Day and how to harness failure as a learning opportunity.
Capsule8 Enhances Linux Protection for Production Infrastructure
November 2, 2020
Capsule8 expands capabilities for the Protect Solution to enhance monitoring, detection for cryptomining, and protection for production systems  NEW YORK, November 2, 2020 – Capsule8, the pioneer behind production-ready infrastructure security for Linux systems, today announced enhancements to its flagship product, Capsule8 Protect. The Capsule8 Protect solutions suite – Protect, Protect + and Complete – incorporates […]
10 Women in Cybersecurity You Should Follow
October 26, 2020
Semperis’ list of 10 women to follow in cybersecurity features Capsule8’s, Kelly Shortridge!
Capsule8 Strengthens Customer Support and Partnership Leadership
October 16, 2020
Critical new hires expand the company’s growing customer support and sales organizations NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2020 – Capsule8, the pioneer behind production-ready infrastructure security for Linux systems, today announced that it has added key hires to propel customer support and partnerships forward, keeping pace with the company’s growing sales momentum. Joining the organization’s leadership are […]
Capsule8 Wins “Endpoint Security Innovation of the Year” Award From CyberSecurity Breakthrough
October 14, 2020
International Awards Program Recognizes Outstanding Information Security Products and Companies  NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2020 – Capsule8, the pioneer behind production ready infrastructure security for Linux systems, today announced that it has been named the winner of the “Endpoint Security Innovation of the Year” award in the fourth annual CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards program conducted by CyberSecurity Breakthrough, […]
The Intersection Of Crises & Regulation Meets In Cyber Security
September 29, 2020
5 Key Takeaways From The Capsule8 Financial Services Summit Session.
Security Is Suffering From DevOps FOMO
September 22, 2020
Sponsored by Capsule8, this episode is hosted by David Spark (@dspark), producer of CISO Series and founder of Spark Media Solutions and Mike Johnson. The guest this week is Dayo Adetoye (@dayoadetoye), senior manager – security architecture and engineering, Mimecast.
Enjoying My Blissful Ignorance of Cyber Vulnerabilities
September 15, 2020
Sponsored by Capsule8, this episode is hosted by David Spark (@dspark), producer of CISO Series and founder of Spark Media Solutions and Mike Johnson. The guest this week is Dustin Wilcox, CISO, Anthem.
Tell Me We’re Secure So I Can Go Back to Ignoring Security
September 8, 2020
Sponsored by Capsule8, This episode is hosted by David Spark (@dspark), producer of CISO Series and founder of Spark Media Solutions and Mike Johnson. The guest this week is Dan Walsh, CISO, Rally Health.
The #AppSec 50: Top application security pros to follow on Twitter
August 14, 2020
Co-founder of Capsule8, Dino A. Dai Zovi is featured on the list.
Fireside chat, Kelly Shortridge, VP of Product Management, Capsule8
August 12, 2020
The Cyber Guild sits down for a fireside chat with Kelly Shortridge.
Counting for Good: Hardware Counters Un-mask Malware
August 10, 2020
Nick Gregory, research scientist at Capsule8, talks about his Black Hat USA 2020 session with Capsule8 data scientist Harini Kannan, “Uncommon Sense: Detecting Exploits With Novel Hardware Performance Counters and Machine Learning Magic.”
Cloud workload protection platform security benefits, features
August 3, 2020
VMs and cloud environments make the task of protecting workloads more difficult than ever. Based on Gartner’s guide, learn if a cloud workload protection platform can help your organization solve the problem.
Bug in widely used bootloader opens Windows, Linux devices to persistent compromise
August 3, 2020
A comment from Kelly Shortridge on the recent vulnerability, CVE-2020-10713, is featured in HelpNetSecurity’s coverage of the bug.
BootHole Patches Causing Many Systems to Become Unbootable
August 3, 2020
Kelly’s Panic Button blog is mentioned in this Security Week article on the latest vulnerability, CVE-2020-10713.
BootHole fix causing boot problems in major Linux distros
July 31, 2020
Fixes for the BootHole vulnerability are creating many problems for distros of Linux, as already foreseen by several experts.
Top 6 cybersecurity trends to watch for at Black Hat USA 2020
July 31, 2020
Tech Republic’s Teena Maddox asks experts to share their thoughts on the hottest topics to expect at this year’s all-digital Black Hat conference. Capsule8’s Chief Scientist, Brandon Edwards, is one of the experts featured.
BootHole fixes causing boot problems across multiple Linux distros
July 30, 2020
Quotes from Kelly Shortridge’s blog post on the recent vulnerability (CVE-2020-10713) are featured in ZDNet’s coverage of the bug.
Capsule8 Now Available on AWS Marketplace
July 30, 2020
 Availability provides easier deployment of Capsule8’s Linux protection solution to Amazon Web Services customers NEW YORK (July 30, 2020) — Capsule8, an enterprise infrastructure protection solution that stops attacks on Linux systems, today announced that their product is now available for purchase in the AWS Marketplace. With Capsule8, teams using AWS can immediately detect and […]
Cloud workload protection platform security benefits, features
July 27, 2020
VMs and cloud environments make the task of protecting workloads more difficult than ever. Can a cloud workload protection platform help your organization solve the problem?
Improving the quality of cyber security (w/ Kelly Shortrige, Capsule8) – Cyber Security Matters
July 15, 2020
In this episode of Cyber Security Matters, Dominic and Christian talk with Capsule8’s Kelly Shortridge. She discusses the different issues happening in the Cyber Security industry and how we can improve the quality of the security services we provide to our clients.
25 API Security Tips You’re Probably Not Considering
June 8, 2020
David Sparks reaches out to past guests of the CISO Series podcasts, including Capsule8’s Kelly Shortridge, and asks them for their tips on securing APIs that many of us might be missing.
Ep. #63, Container Security, Microservices, and Chaos Engineering…
May 29, 2020
Guy Podjarny of The Secure Developer talks to Kelly Shortridge, Capsule8 VP of product strategy, about security, microservices, and chaos engineering.
Episode 68 – Behavioral Economics and Cybersecurity with Kelly Shortridge
May 27, 2020
In this episode of the Hacker Valley Studio podcast, they have Capsule8’s Kelly Shortridge on, sharing her thoughts on behavioral economics and cybersecurity. She also has a lesson or two for vendors in the cybersecurity space.
Capsule8 Names Melissa Goldberger Chief Marketing Officer
April 30, 2020
Established marketing expert to drive market growth and momentum NEW YORK (April 30, 2020) — Capsule8 today announced Melissa Goldberger as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). As CMO, Goldberger will lead the organization’s marketing strategy and drive sales enablement efforts for Capsule8 Protect, the company’s flagship enterprise infrastructure protection solution that stops attacks on Linux systems.  […]
Money on the Mind: Interview with Kelly Shortridge
April 28, 2020
Capsule8’s VP of Product Strategy, Kelly Shortridge, is interviewed by Merle van den Akker from moneyonthemind.org. Together they discuss how Shortridge uses behavioral science in Infosec.
5 container security tools to safeguard apps, environments
April 28, 2020
Capsule8 is mentioned in this TechTarget article as one of 5 container security companies whose product is effective in safeguarding container environments.
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Researchers Uncover New Vulnerabilities In Intel, AMD Processors
March 9, 2020
Kelly Shortridge states her expert opinion on the impact this vulnerability can have on systems.
The Hot 150 Cybersecurity Companies To Watch In 2020
March 9, 2020
Cybersecurity Ventures lists Capsule8 as one of the hot 150 cybersecurity companies to look out for in 2020.
Why are Kubernetes and container security important?
March 9, 2020
Capsule8 is featured on a EM360’s list of expert Kubernetes and Container Security venders.
Intel Vulnerability Serious But Unlikely, Experts Say
March 6, 2020
Capsule8’s Panic Button on the Intel vulnerability is mentioned within the article as a source.
Experts say CIA security triad needs a DIE model upgrade
March 1, 2020
Using a distributed, immutable, ephemeral strategy instead of the traditional CIA triad could enable enterprises to encourage security by design and minimize risk, two experts say.
Compare Container Security Companies for the Best Protection
February 22, 2020
Capsule8 was featured in TechTarget’s list of leading container security companies. The list and the corresponding graphic is meant to help companies navigate the often confusing market.
Risky Biz Soap Box: Capsule8 chief scientist Brandon Edwards
February 21, 2020
Our chief scientist, Brandon Edwards, joins the Risky Biz Soap Box podcast to talk about complexity in modern production environments, and Capsule8’s approach to the Linux security challenge.
Infosec Buzzword Bingo: 2020 Edition
February 11, 2020
Capsule8 VP of product strategy, Kelly Shortridge, compiled a list of 25 buzzwords from the home and product pages of 100 Infosec startups to create a bingo card. The bingo card is meant to be used for fun at Infosec conferences or just in your own research.
First Look: Capsule8 Protect
December 20, 2019
SC Magazine does an extensive review of Capsule8 Protect and includes the features of the product that they enjoyed the most.
Decipher Podcast: Kelly Shortridge
December 16, 2019
Kelly Shortridge, Capsule8 VP of product strategy, joins host Dennis Fisher to discuss her views on ransomware.
Cognitive Biases in Security Decision-Making
December 11, 2019
Our VP of Product Strategy, Kelly Shortridge, sat down with Chris Sienko, host of Infosec’s Cyber Work podcast, to discuss how to introduce security teams early into the product development process. They also discuss cognitive biases in security decision-making at all levels of employment.
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