Dec 17, 2018The key to protecting these systems is not only to ensure the control environment is secure and protected but also to deploy emerging technologies such as confidential computing.
Dec 17, 2018The governments around the world will demand increased transparency from companies who have amassed large amounts of PII data. Big data platform fueled the rise of multiple mega-corps, now the pendulum has swung the other way and society needs to ensure the platform is not abused by adverse nations or rogue individuals.
Dec 14, 2018Protecting your stored data on the cloud is a concern, but it's easy enough with encryption. But protecting your data when it's being used on the cloud is not so simple. Enter IBM, which, in partnership with Fortanix, is now providing data-in-use protection for your container workloads running on the IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service with IBM Cloud Data Shield.
Dec 13, 2018Fortanix unveiled that ELASTX has deployed its Self-Defending Key Management Service (SDKMS) to protect customers’ data as they migrate to the cloud. Now ELASTX customers can utilize its platforms that now offer security of their private data moving to the cloud, powered by Fortanix.
Dec 13, 2018The security industry has long relied on a blacklist based approach – find out what’s bad and prevent that from happening. Such approaches have shown their limitation with the increased infrastructure complexity. New solutions will evolve ensuing only the activities and applications on an approved whitelist will be allowed access and everything else will be disabled.
Dec 7, 2018GCP under new leadership will be the one to watch out for. While developers are good entry points in an organization, a strong enterprise sales team is needed to navigate the challenges of cloud migration.
Dec 7, 2018New types of privacy-aware frameworks will allow healthcare businesses to use AI and ML with the most sensitive patient data, providing new insights for diseases such as cancer and helping with highly personalized drug discovery.
Dec 6, 2018More states will follow the suit of California in demanding IoT devices provide “reasonable security” and privacy. IoT devices, today, have capabilities to burn houses and regulate blood-flow — it’s mind-boggling that we got this far without much regulation, but it’ll change and everyone should be thankful for that.
Dec 6, 2018With containers firmly established as the new compute structure, new solutions will continue to evolve in the container ecosystem.
Dec 1, 2018Organizations are finding that next-generation HSM and Key Management capabilities offered as a subscription-based approach deliver powerful data protection and TCO benefits.
Nov 18, 2018The USPS incident is staggering in its scope and its brazen poor security. Private information of 60M users was left exposed without any protection. Anyone with a usps.com address could have viewed the name, address, phone number, and more of all the people on the system.
Nov 5, 2018Our mission at Fortanix is to solve cloud security and privacy. We recognize the importance of secure and private cloud computing in unlocking the true potential of the digital era. If application code and data can be protected without having to trust the infrastructure, business owners can better innovate on scaling their business. To help make this possible, Fortanix uses protected enclaves provided by Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX).
Oct 31, 2018Fortanix, a leader in Runtime Encryption®, and a Finalist in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program, is partnering with Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, to integrate its Self-Defending Key Management Service™ (SDKMS) with the Alibaba Cloud platform, introducing new levels of security and privacy with cloud Runtime Encryption® key management.
Oct 23, 2018With the Fortanix deal, Alibaba aims to launch an encryption tool to manage sensitive data whereas with SUSE, they aim to expand their public cloud alliance.
Oct 23, 2018Alibaba and Fortanix have teamed up on cloud security to integrate Fortanix’s key management service with the Alibaba Cloud platform. It’s a significant deal for both companies, giving the Chinese cloud giant another U.S.-based partner as it seeks to expand its reach. And it gives the security startup a new cloud partner since launching just over a year ago.
Oct 12, 2018There are new solutions in the market that offer Next-Generation Hardware Security Module (NGHSM) functionalities. Unlike traditional HSMs, NGHSMs are built to meet the requirements of today’s modern distributed manufacturing, online services and billions of devices.
Oct 12, 2018The recent flap over whether Chinese intelligence agencies placed spy chips on motherboards built by SuperMicro is a good reminder of risks we face from hardware. The Fortanix approach to mitigating firmware risk is to enable data encryption at runtime. While this capability does not solve the problem of systemic takeover from compromised firmware, it makes it nearly impossible for the attacker to steal data from the system. Even if the hacker gets root control, he or she is blind to the data itself.
Aug 28, 2018Fortanix Inc. announced Tuesday that its Self-Defending Key Management Service (SDKMS) has achieved VMware Ready status. This designation indicates that after a detailed validation process Fortanix SDKMS has achieved VMware’s highest level of endorsement and is supported on VMware vSphere 6.7 and vSAN 6.7 for production environments.
Aug 23, 2018Fortanix announced it is addressing enterprise blockchain security requirements by enhancing its Self-Defending Key Management Service (SDKMS) Hardware Security Module (HSM) solution with cryptographic algorithms and new data protection features and to help organizations secure encryption keys for blockchain and financial information.
Aug 23, 2018Fortanix, Inc. recently announced the launch of its enhanced Self-Defending Key Management Service (SDKMS) next-gen Hardware Security Module (HSM) solution. The solution, which uniquely helps address crucial enterprise blockchain security needs, gets advanced cryptographic algorithms as well as new data protection features that are aimed at helping organizations safeguard encryption keys for financial information and blockchain.
Aug 23, 2018Ambuj Kumar is a CEO & Co-founder of Fortanix - A Leader in Runtime Encryption. In the following interview, Ambuj talks about his entrepreneurial journey.
Aug 23, 2018If you want to protect your data, you encrypt it. That’s a well-established countermeasure. We encrypt data at rest. We encrypt data in transit. What about when your data is memory or being processed in the CPU? That’s been a tricky area, historically. This is where Fortanix offers a solution.
Aug 22, 2018Fortanix® Inc., the leader in Runtime Encryption, announced it is uniquely addressing critical enterprise blockchain security requirements by enhancing its Self-Defending Key Management Service™ (SDKMS) next-generation Hardware Security Module (HSM) solution with advanced cryptographic algorithms and new data protection features and to help organizations secure encryption keys for blockchain and financial information.
Aug 17, 2018VIDEO: Ambuj Kumar, CEO, Fortanix sits down with Jeff Frick for a CUBEConversation at theCUBE Studio in Palo Alto, CA.
Aug 6, 2018Ambuj Kumar, CEO of Fortanix, comments on TSMC’s computer virus outbreak on the evening of August 3, which affected a number of computer systems and fab tools in Taiwan.
Aug 2, 2018Ambuj Kumar, CEO of Fortanix, noted that malicious actors can intercept text messages using fake base stations or subscriber hijacking attacks, yet many banks and service providers continue to use SMS-based authentication.
Aug 1, 2018Reddit learned the hard way that SMS-based authentication is not nearly as secure as they hoped,” said Ambuj Kumar, CEO, Fortanix.
Jul 26, 2018As part of CRN's Emerging Vendors for 2018, Fortanix is one of 54 hot cybersecurity companies, founded in 2012 or later, that solution providers should be aware of.
Jul 25, 2018As more organizations continue to migrate to the cloud, concerns remain about security of the infrastructure backing the cloud and privacy of their data. For decades, businesses have been trying to run software with hardened, more secure architectures.
Jun 25, 2018Fortanix announced its Runtime Encryption® Platform is adding Python and R capabilities to help developers and data scientists develop new techniques for analysis and machine learning. The Runtime Encryption® Platform is designed to provide security and privacy for organizations with sensitive workloads.
Jun 23, 2018Fortanix Inc. announced this week that it has extended the capabilities of its initial Runtime Encryption® Platform to secure Python- and R-based applications that have widespread use in the data science community.
Jun 20, 2018Fortanix announced it has extended the capabilities of the industry’s Runtime Encryption® Platform to secure Python- and R-based applications that have widespread use in the data science community.
Jun 20, 2018Bias-enabling algorithms and smart contract tech no one quite trusts now easier to secure
Jun 20, 2018This week, at Cyber Week in Israel, Intel announced silicon-based security solutions that can help improve the privacy, security and scalability for data-centric workloads like AI and blockchain.
Jun 20, 2018Intel vice president Rick Echevarria discusses the challenges of balancing data security with new technologies like blockchain and artificial intelligence.
Jun 20, 2018Fortanix®, provider of Runtime Encryption™ has extended the capabilities of the industry’s first and only Runtime Encryption® Platform to secure Python- and R-based applications that have widespread use in the data science community.
Jun 20, 2018Hackers are getting better at exploiting encryption gaps that expose plain-text data. New hardware and software Runtime Encryption® solutions aim to close those gaps.
Jun 7, 2018Reliably evaluating the security of modern infrastructure requires a solid understanding of the hardware supporting it.
May 25, 2018GDPR compliance will require a number of processes, technologies, internal culture shifts and more to all come together. Effective May 25, the General Data Protection Regulation is a framework to enforce data protection and privacy laws. Although GDPR is a European regulation, financial services organizations doing any kind of data processing for European consumers will have to adhere to the requirements to remain in compliance.
May 25, 2018The Self-Defending Key Management Service (SDKMS) creates a control layer between the data controller and the data processors to help meet GDPR requirements around data audit, control and erasure.
May 24, 2018Fortanix Inc. announced Thursday that it has integrated its Self-Defending Key Management Service (SDKMS) with technology partners to offer Next-Generation Hardware Security Module (NGHSM) solutions for access management, data-at-rest encryption, payments and Internet of Things (IoT).
May 14, 2018Runner-up Fortanix is a secure key and crytpographic service delivering runtime encryption. Fortanix CEO Ambuj Kmar explained that its technology protects data in use, even when the infrastructure has been compromised. Memory is a free for all, with hackers and forensic tools often scraping out passwords and private data. With Fortanix's runtime encryption, even data held in memory remains private.
May 14, 2018Last week, the company revealed that it was named a “cool vendor” in Internet of Things (IoT) security by Gartner, which said “the ability to encrypt main memory with customer-controlled keys will be useful in cloud environments when handling both secrets and concerns about main memory being physically accessed, captured by another virtual machine (VM) or snapshotted.”
May 14, 2018Security startup Fortanix’s star is on the rise. The Mountain View, California-based company emerged from stealth mode last June with $8 million in Series A funding. Since then, it’s partnered with data center giant Equinix, which uses Fortanix’s key management software to power its new security service. And it also teamed up with IBM on a cloud security service that protects data in use with Fortanix’s technology.
May 9, 2018With data breaches on the rise, agencies are looking to proven data encryption solutions to keep their information secure in cloud. However, encryption has not achieved its full potential, partly because of limitations in a public cloud setting.
May 8, 2018To use encryption for GDPR compliance, HSMs need to adopt cloud-native infrastructure and accommodate mobile-native users.
May 4, 2018On none other than World Password Day, a Twitter bug was announced that led to the passwords of all 336 million users being stored in plaintext in an internal log.
May 4, 2018Twitter has revealed that a bug in its systems resulted in some passwords being stored in a log in clear text, underlining the need for alternative authentication methods, say industry commentators
Apr 30, 2018Startups in the RSA Conference Innovation Sandbox competed for the title of "Most Innovative."
Apr 27, 2018In this podcast recorded at RSA Conference 2018, Ketan Shah, VP of Products at Fortanix, talks about how the Fortanix Runtime Encryption® platform leverages Intel SGX to enable general purpose computation on encrypted data without ever exposing plaintext application code or data.