CloudCoreo and The Future of Cloud Security in VMware

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In light of the news of our acquisition, I thought I’d devote a little time to chronicle our startup journey, the opportunity we see and our decision to join VMware. The Cloud Security Opportunity It’s no secret that the market around cloud security and compliance has been heating up. As enterprises migrate application workloads into Amazon, Google and Microsoft’s cloud …

For cloud infrastructure security, it's important to look up the whole stack.

Hardening Your Infrastructure with an Application-Centric View

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In a past post we talked about the power of context, and how CloudCoreo @Deploy (our deployment time scanning and Jenkins integration) can be used to supply the context needed to make better decisions about whether to alert, who to notify, and how to remediate cloud vulnerabilities. Discovering these issues early allows teams with significant footprints in public cloud services …

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DZone’s Guide to Proactive Security

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With so many breaches hitting the news this summer, it’s time to reflect on what more can be done to get ahead of the game—before there is a problem. Whether breaches are caused by un-patched vulnerabilities like the ones at the NSA and Equifax, ransomware like WannaCry, or misconfigured cloud objects like the Verizon breach, security concerns have remained center …

Proactive Cloud Security

Proactive Cloud Security with DevOps

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Recently, there’s been a lot of discussion around how to best integrate security into DevOps. Due to the business emphasis on agility and speed, many organizations are now having to clean up a large pile of technical security debt and are trying to figure out how streamline better DevOps practices in the future. On InfoWorld, Fahmida Rashid writes: “Developers keep …

Cloud has many unseen connections and complexities that make it hard to operationalize.

The 3 Dimensions Of Cloud Configuration Complexity (Part 3)

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The cloud can be extremely hard to operationalize at scale. In our previous posts in this series, we discussed the complexity of Service Sprawl and Inter-Dependencies as well as More Dynamic Applications. Now comes perhaps the toughest dimension of all: People. Complexity #3: Growing Cloud Teams Recently, Gartner calculated that 1.7 million decisions are required for an engineer to simply …

Cloud has many unseen connections and complexities that make it hard to operationalize.

The 3 Dimensions Of Cloud Configuration Complexity (Part 2)

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If you’re like most organizations moving to the cloud, your cloud infrastructure is expanding rapidly and you’re utilizing more cloud services than you ever imagined. Understanding and operationalizing cloud is extremely hard because cloud configuration is complex. In Part 1 of this series, we discussed the first dimension of cloud complexity: More Services and Inter-Dependencies. Today, we’re going to dive …

CloudCoreo Beta

Introducing CloudCoreo Beta for Faster, Safer, Consistent Cloud Infrastructure

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Today, we’re happy to announce the launch of our private beta. We have an entire site to talk through our solution, so what I’d like to do here is focus on the problems that we’ve seen and heard in the market from real customers. We began this journey by listening. Over the course of the past year, we’ve had hundreds …