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.
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 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.
Apr 17, 2018To protect the edge, enterprises should move toward architectures that will protect applications even if the infrastructure is compromised.
Apr 13, 2018Ambuj Kumar says he’ll face a higher hurdle than the other nine finalists in the RSAC Innovation Sandbox Contest on Monday, when he’ll have three minutes to convince judges that his startup, Fortanix, deserves to win the prestigious competition.
Apr 12, 2018Fortanix’ solution is secured with Intel SGX technology and has been built for modern cloud-scale applications.
Apr 11, 2018Ambuj Kumar will give a presentation in the session that describes how Runtime Encryption® and Intel SGX keep a container encrypted during runtime to protect data in use from host OS, root users and network intruders, even if the infrastructure is compromised. The session will take place on April 17 from 3:30 pm PDT – 4:15 pm PDT.
Apr 6, 2018Colo provider first to market among peers with encryption service based on Intel’s cutting-edge SGX tech.
Apr 3, 2018Ambuj Kumar, CEO Fortanix answers some of the most common questions about GDPR and what the new regulation might mean for your business.
Mar 30, 2018One approach organizations can consider for protection against side channel attacks is combining Runtime Encryption® of data in use with Intel SGX to deliver secure computation on data in an untrusted environment, without exposing the data to the untrusted environment.
Mar 29, 2018Security startups competing in this year's RSA Innovation Sandbox will present new offerings for threat detection, cloud security, artificial intelligence and machine learning.
Mar 26, 2018While vendors come to demonstrate and discuss their latest innovations, only 10 vendors have been selected by the RSA Conference as finalists in the annual RSAC Innovation Sandbox contest.
Mar 26, 2018Equinix has partnered with Fortanix to provide the SaaS service, which will use Fortanix next-generation HSM and Fortanix Runtime Encryption® technology to ensure key privacy.
Mar 17, 2018Equinix has selected Fortanix Self-Defending Key Management Service (SDKMS) to power its SmartKey hardware security module (HSM) as a service, aimed at securing data across enterprise and cloud environments.
Mar 14, 2018Equinix had collaborated with Fortanix for the actualization of the project, which had been in the beta phase since November 2017.
Mar 13, 2018The release of SmartKey occurred alongside Equinix announcing it had selected Fortanix’s next-generation Hardware Security Module (HSM) solution, the Fortanix Self-Defending Key Management Service (SDKMS), to power SmartKey HSM-as-a-service.
Mar 13, 2018The new service uses Intel SXG and Fortanix software. Intel SXG (stands for software guard extensions) protects select code and data from disclosure or modification. Fortanix’s Runtime Encryption® software ensures the privacy of keys.
Feb 28, 2018Some companies have speculated that a simple way to be compliant, regardless of fuzzy national status definitions, is to simply process all data in Europe for customers who could be EU residents.
Feb 27, 2018Data centers are increasingly moving to hyper-converged infrastructure to reduce costs and streamline maintenance. But there are also security disadvantages of moving to hyper-converged infrastructure, experts interviewed by Data Center Knowledge warn.
Feb 26, 2018A side channel attack is a way to extract sensitive information from a system by some means other than the intended input and output channels
Feb 2, 2018Encryption company Fortanix is targeting resellers and managed services providers (MSPs) with its inaugural partner program.
Feb 2, 2018Acquisition’s main purpose is brainpower; Skyport appliance will sunset
Feb 1, 2018As we move into another new year, there is an unfortunate sense of déjà vu – existing approaches to securing applications and infrastructure have been ineffective.
Jan 25, 2018Runtime Encryption® provider Fortanix has announced the launch of its channel partner program, broadening the reach of Fortanix’s Self-Defending Key Management Service (SDKMS).
Jan 25, 2018Fortanix debuts channel program and alliance to help resellers address security as businesses move to cloud.
Jan 25, 2018Cybersecurity vendor Fortanix on Thursday launched its first partner program to meet global demand for its Self-Defending Key Management Service (SDKMS) appliance, a cloud-ready hardware security module (HSM)-as-a-service offering.
Jan 25, 2018Fortanix provides a Self-Defending Key Management Service solution that can be sold either as a service or as an appliance, and is designed to overcome traditional problems with key management.
Jan 8, 2018Fortanix is named among the notable companies in cloud security industry.
Dec 20, 2017Short on security professionals, enterprises scream for more automation as attacks increase in number and scope. Ambuj Kumar (CEO and co-founder of Fortanix) comments on the news.
Dec 20, 2017Fortanix came out of stealth mode to deliver Runtime Encryption® solutions this summer. What exactly is Runtime Encryption?
Dec 1, 2017Data centre and interconnection giant Equinix has introduced a hardware security module (HSM) as-a-service offering, called the SmartKey.
Nov 11, 2017Bring-your-own-key (BYOK) is a solution in which the end user enterprise, rather than the cloud service provider (CSP) or vendor, controls the encryption keys.
Nov 8, 2017Encrypting data at rest and in flight is not enough; solution could help Equifax avoid epic breach
Oct 30, 2017Ask any security guy what’s the hardest attack to prevent. It’s an attacker with a root password. Such attackers can virtually do whatever they want with your system. All your applications and data stand naked to such an attacker. They can steal whatever data or IP they want. All the security tools in the world cannot do anything about it. Fortanix changes this.
Oct 27, 2017It's apparent that existing approaches to securing applications and infrastructure have been ineffective. What's even more frustrating is that despite the plethora of solutions for detecting and analyzing breaches, there haven't been any real breakthroughs in preventing data breaches. There is no law of physics stipulating that data breaches cannot be prevented with 100% certainty.
Oct 12, 2017WannaCry and Petya demonstrate that worms have come into their own, and keeping systems patched only goes so far from protecting your data center against them.
Sep 29, 2017Fortanix launches Runtime Encryption® using Intel SGX.
Sep 28, 2017Private data can be protected when it's at rest. It can be protected when it's in transit. But what about when it's being accessed by applications?
Sep 27, 2017Fortanix Secures Information from Software Vulnerabilities with Runtime Encryption® Technology -- Fortanix Protects Organizations from Attacks and Threats such as Equifax Data Breach with Solution that Keeps Data Encrypted even During Runtime.
Sep 1, 2017Hardware-based security can stop compromized credentials from being used to leak data.
Jun 14, 2017Startup aims to lock down applications with its encryption technology.