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Thinking Clearly about Cybersecurity with Kelly Shortridge
On this episode, we talk about how to think clearly about security, how to be a therapist for Chief Information Security officers, and how the dragons from Game of Thrones relate to this industry.
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The right way to do AI in security
AI often falls short when it comes to cybersecurity, but the benefits can be significant when done correctly.
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10 Hottest Container Security Tools In 2019
Capsule8 Protect delivers high-performance attack protection for Linux production environments, regardless of if they’re containerized, virtualized, or bare metal. It uses distributed, streaming analytics combined with high-fidelity data that detects and responds to attacks the instant they’re attempted, according to the company.
Google Cloud Platform beefs up with 30 security announcements
Cloud SCC is a single place for preventing, detecting, and responding to threats across GCP, with new services incoming: Security partner integrations (GCP Marketplace) with Capsule8, Cavirin, Chef, McAfee, Redlock, Stackrox,, and Twistlock consolidate findings and speed up response.
Capsule8 Expands Leadership Team with Key Executive Hires
SAN FRANCISCO, RSA CONFERENCE 2019 – March 6, 2019 – Capsule8, the only company providing high-performance attack protection for Linux production environments, today announced additions to its executive team, appointing Jim Bandanza as Chief Operating Officer/CRO and Kelly Shortridge as Vice President of Product Strategy. The announcement was made at RSA Conference 2019, where Capsule8 […]
#RSAC: Innovation Sandbox 2019 Winner Crowned
Next up was Capsule 8, and presenting was co-founder and CEO John Viega. Very much taking the hacker style with a technology described as “built by black hats for black hats,” he said that a “horrible job” has been done in protecting Linux and as a result, operations are “drowning in data” and investing in […]
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Also we look at a recent report from Capsule8 comparing Linux hardening features across various distributions and we answer some listener questions.
Security’s Most Pressing Problems Get Fresh Looks From Startups in RSA Conference’s Innovation Sandbox Competition
To be fair, every presenter had something groundbreaking to share: -Capsule8 seeks merely to secure Linux production environments, detecting and preventing attacks in real time, providing alerts that evolve along with attackers’ methods. CEO John Viega called it a “solution built by black hats to stop black hats.”
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10 Vendors Set to Innovate at RSA Conference 2019
Hundreds of vendors exhibit at the annual cyber security gathering, but only 10 are finalists in the 2019 Innovation sandbox contest. Find out who they are.
Capsule8 Protect Achieves PCI DSS Certification
Capsule8’s comprehensive protection platform for Linux production systems exceeds standards for intrusion detection and prevention systems, file integrity monitoring and anti-virus requirements BROOKLYN, New York (February 27, 2019) Capsule8, the only company providing comprehensive, high-performance attack protection for production Linux environments,  today announced that Capsule8 Protect has been certified as compliant with the Payment Card […]
Capsule8 Expands Threat Detection Platform for PCI DSS
Capsule8 now integrates capabilities that meet multiple requirements of the PCI DSS data security standard, including file integrity monitoring, intrusion prevention and antivirus.
PCI, Capsule8, & Polaris – Enterprise Security Weekly #128
Capsule8 expands threat detection platform for PCI DSS, BitSight unveils peer analytics for more effective security performance management, Imperva advances autonomous application protection capabilities, and Synopsys launches Polaris Software integrity platform!
The infosec reckoning has arrived
Capsule8’s VP of Product Strategy, Kelly Shortridge, takes a look at 2018 VC funding trends for TechCrunch and how more funding isn’t necessarily a good thing for the infosec industry.
Capsule8 Selected as Finalist for 2019 RSA Conference Innovation Sandbox Contest
Capsule8 recognized for its pioneering approach to protecting Linux production environments BROOKLYN, New York – February 5, 2019 – Capsule8 today has been named one of 10 finalists for the RSA® Conference 2019 Innovation Sandbox Contest for its work in protecting Linux production environments, whether containerized, virtualized or bare metal. On Monday, March 4, Capsule8 will present […]
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Capsule 8: Container Security Product Overview and Analysis
Sean Michael Kerner reviews  the Top 10 Container & Kubernetes Security Vendors, including a product overview and analysis of Capsule8.
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2019 TAG Cyber Security Interview with Industry Luminary: John Viega
Securing Linux for the Data Center and Cloud An Interview With John Viega, CEO, Capsule8 A SURPRISING characteristic of modern computing is that Linux has become the dominant operating system. That a Unix-based underlying framework would guide the present and future data center, cloud, and other server-rich environments should not be a huge surprise, given […]
The Security Costs of Cloud-Native Applications
Dark Reading’s Kelly Sheridan chats with Capsule8’s John Viega about our new research report, “The State of Cloud-Native Security.”
Sky’s the Limit – 62 Percent of Companies Rely on Cloud Native for More Than Half of New Applications
New research unveiled at the Cloud-Native Security Summit explores adoption and security concerns NEW YORK (September 18, 2018) — Companies expect increased reliance on Cloud Native Applications (CNAs), however security concerns could prove to be a major obstacle, according to new research, The State of Cloud Native Security, commissioned by Capsule8, Duo Security, and Signal […]
This NYC Cybersecurity Startup Raised $15M to Intercept And Disable Attacks Before They Happen
AlleyWatch chatted with CEO John Viega about its recent funding, widespread market demand, and favorite restaurant.
Capsule8 Secures Funding and Announces Board of Advisors
David Marshall at takes a look at Capsule8’s latest round of funding and new Board of Advisors.
The AlleyWatch NYC Startup Daily Funding Report: 8/8/18
Capsule8’s Series B funding is included in AlleyWatch’s NYC Startup Daily Funding Report
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