Jan 2, 2022New HSMaaS approaches accelerate data protection and compliance for VMware virtual environments. These approaches deliver HSM encryption security without cost and complexity, resulting in complete flexibility in protecting VMware clusters, hosts and data stores.
Dec 27, 2019The benefits of operational efficiency and flexibility delivered by public cloud resources have encouraged today’s organizations to migrate applications and data to external computing platforms located outside the perceived security of on-premises infrastructures. Many businesses are now adopting a “cloud-first” design approach that emphasizes elastic scalability and cost reduction above ownership and management, and, in some cases, security.
Dec 23, 2019Fortanix is listed as a winner in the TMCNet Cloud Security Excellence Awards 2019
Dec 19, 2019The move to allow companies to manage and store their encryption keys outside of Google Cloud is a big deal because “it gives customers complete control of their keys,” Fortanix CTO and co-founder Anand Kashyap said.
Dec 19, 2019Cloud EKM is designed to separate data at rest from encryption keys stored in a third-party management system. Google this week announced the beta availability of its Google Cloud External Key Manager (Cloud EKM), a new tool intended to create separation between data and encryption keys.
Dec 16, 2019When running workloads with sensitive and regulated data in the cloud, organisations are seeking greater options to enable them to protect and control that data themselves. Faiyaz Shahpurwala, Chief Product Officer at Fortanix, tells us how, by taking control of their encryption keys, organisations will be able complete their Digital Transformation journeys and start applying the benefits of the cloud for their most sensitive and essential assets.
Dec 5, 2019For decades, the cornerstone of IT security has been Public Key Infrastructure, or PKI, a system that allows you to encrypt and sign data, issuing digital certificates that authenticate the identity of users.
Nov 25, 2019Securing data has been one of the most debated topics in the information industry these days and so far there has been no definite answer to that.
Nov 20, 2019Google added new security capabilities around data encryption, network security, security analytics, and user protection at the U.K. edition of its annual Cloud Next event.
Nov 20, 2019While many cloud service providers have allowed customers to bring their own keys (BYOK), Google Cloud Platform is linking up with the Fortanix Self-Defending Key Management Service (SDKMS) to become the first public cloud provider to enable customers to bring their own key management system (BYOKMS).
Nov 1, 2019In this episode of Intel Chip Chat, Jim Gordon, GM of Ecosystem Business Development, Strategy and Communication for Intel, joins Allyson Klein to talk about Intel’s next generation Intel® Xeon E processors and Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX).
Oct 30, 2019Security Current, the premier CISO knowledge-sharing community, today announced that CISOs from across industries selected Fortanix® Inc. as the winner of the Security Shark Tank® Chicago 2019.
Sep 30, 2019Fortanix’s innovation leverages Runtime Encryption® technology, powered by Intel® SGX which is both a partner and an investor in the company, to create an enclave around mission-critical applications.
Sep 19, 2019Fortanix® Inc., the Runtime Encryption® company, announced it was mentioned as a Sample Vendor for Confidential Computing in three recent Gartner Hype Cycle reports: Hype Cycle for Cloud Security, 2019; Hype Cycle for Compute Infrastructure, 2019; and Hype Cycle for Privacy, 2019.
Sep 10, 2019Just like the adoption of VMware, the ecosystem is vast with a focus on providing hybrid cloud and multicloud solutions.
Sep 6, 2019Cloud applications must trust that the accuracy and security of the cloud infrastructure, and associated code, will ensure their classification and uprightness. For example, most of our banks host our transaction data in the cloud.
Aug 29, 2019Fortanix Inc., the runtime encryption company, announces its Self-Defending Key Management Service (SDKMS) now supports secure enterprise-wide encryption for VMware vSAN and vSphere environments, uniquely protecting VMware customers’ private data in both cloud and on-premise VMware infrastructure.
Aug 29, 2019Anand Kashyap, Fortanix’s co-founder and CTO, tells us a particular target may be attractive for cybercriminals. “Cybercriminals will often go for an easier target. This encompasses everything from not following best security practices, using unpatched or unvetted software, improperly trained employees, and lack of use of adequate encryption and key management. Many targets are not high-tech companies and lack security expertise and even personnel to build a strong security solution.”
Aug 27, 2019Fortanix® Inc., the Runtime Encryption® company, announced its Self-Defending Key Management Service™ (SDKMS) now supports secure enterprise-wide encryption for VMware vSAN and vSphere environments, uniquely protecting VMware customers’ private data in both cloud and on-premise VMware infrastructure.
Aug 27, 2019Working with VMware enables us to deliver the unique encryption services and deterministic security from Fortanix to the wide vSAN and vSphere customer bases.
Aug 26, 2019Fortanix® Inc., the Runtime Encryption® company, today announced its Self-Defending Key Management Service™ (SDKMS) now supports secure enterprise-wide encryption for VMware vSAN and vSphere environments, uniquely protecting VMware customers’ private data in both cloud and on-premise VMware infrastructure.
Aug 22, 2019Fortanix® Inc., the Runtime Encryption® company, announced it is entering its third year of delivering Confidential Computing and cloud security solutions based on Intel® Secure Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX) secure enclaves.
Jul 30, 2019Additional suggestions include authorization, access, and understanding users' needs.
Jul 30, 2019In this final part of a three part series, we discuss what security professionals from across the industry believe security teams can do to better ensure the integrity of their software and systems.
Jul 24, 2019Artificial intelligence, machine learning, and automation.
Jul 23, 2019There is a growing need to process or consume sensitive data outside the trust boundary. This is critical for some business operations; for example, sharing and processing sensitive healthcare data outside the organization for treatment insights and other purposes.
Jul 19, 2019Emerging Security Vendors To Know In 2019. As part of CRN's Emerging Vendors for 2019, here are 46 hot security startups, founded in 2013 or later, that solution providers should be aware of.
Jul 19, 2019Here's what we can learn from the most common security failures.
Jul 19, 2019Sophistication of attacks, lack of ownership, and many "other" concerns.
Jul 11, 2019Lack of fundamentals, training, and vision — these are amongst some of the most common security fails.
Jul 3, 2019Creating a security culture supported by training, good hygiene, and processes are mentioned most frequently as effective security techniques.
Jul 3, 2019Fortanix featured as one of the 10 top Cybersecurity startups of the year (2019) that include companies solving challenges around cloud, identity management, microsegmentation, emerging threats, and stopping internal network attacks that got by perimeter defenses.
Jul 2, 2019We're seeing changes in speed and complexity, DevSecOps, use of artificial intelligence and machine learning, and more.
May 30, 2019'ASTORS' Award-Winning Fortanix SDKMS Earns FIPS Level 1 Cert
May 16, 2019ZombieLoad is similar to last year's Meltdown, Spectre, and Foreshadow attacks, said Jethro Beekman, technical director at Fortanix, a Mountain View, California-based security vendor.
May 14, 2019O.C. Tanner considered encryption and key management products from Gemalto, Thales, and other legacy vendors, and then David Petersen came across Fortanix and “it looked like a really good fit,” he said. “We had a working PoC [proof of concept] within a month.”
May 2, 2019To garner an expert’s view of enterprise-class hardware-based Runtime Encryption®, we spoke with Ambuj Kumar, founder and CEO of Fortanix. Fortanix is the leader in Runtime Encryption® designed for use in the enterprise.
Apr 17, 2019Cybersecurity is a fundamental component for success of IoT projects. Learn more from the interview with Tammy Schuring, Fortanix' senior VP of Worldwide Sales and Field Operations for Channel Vision Magazine
Mar 21, 2019The Fortanix Enclave Development Platform is the preferred way for writing Intel® SGX applications from scratch. Ambuj Kumar's, Fortanix CEO and Co-founder, interview with Digital Anarchist at RSA Conference 2019 about a specific use case.
Mar 19, 2019Intel and Fortanix extended their security partnership at this year’s RSA Conference. The two companies take a hardware-plus-software approach with Fortanix’s cloud-delivered encryption and key management running on top of Intel’s processor-hardened enclaves.
Mar 11, 2019IBM Cloud Data Shield leverages Fortanix’s Runtime Encryption Platform, which brings deterministic security with runtime memory encryption to applications that protects data in use, without requiring any modifications to applications. Fortanix brings Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX) technology into the mix to further protect application data, by allowing developers to partition their application into processor-hardened enclaves or protected areas of execution in memory that increase security even on compromised platforms.
Mar 6, 2019Fortanix, at RSA Conference 2019, launched an Enclave Development Platform (EDP) based on an open source software development kit (SDK) written in Rust.
Mar 6, 2019The Enclave Development Platform (EDP) allows developers to leverage Rust’s built-in functionalities to help create more secure applications. It is an open-source software development kit that uses state-of-the-art security properties of the Rust language and Intel SGX to deliver a more secure application development platform.
Mar 6, 2019Runtime encryption company Fortanix has launched a free and open source software development kit (SDK) for building Intel Software Guard Extensions (SGX) applications.
Mar 4, 2019Fortanix launched its Enclave Development Platform (EDP) at RSA Conference. The Fortanix EDP provides a native Rust-based SDK to write Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX) enclaves.
Feb 15, 2019A key security vulnerability that many banks still need to address is how to keep data safe when it is being used by an application — often called “data in memory.”
Feb 4, 2019Fortanix recently closed a $23 million Series B round of funding led by Intel Capital. The company’s total funding is now $31 million. Round participants included existing investors Foundation Capital and Neotribe. In addition, Intel Capital director Sunil Kurkure will join the Fortanix board of directors.
Feb 2, 2019Fortanix uniquely helps protect encryption keys, databases, machine learning algorithms, and containers to help secure organisations’ data in private, public and hybrid cloud environments. This new funding is a testament to the tremendous growth we’ve already experienced in 18 months since we first launched our product.
Feb 1, 2019Earlier this week, Fortanix announced that it had closed a sizeable Series B round of funding, which will help the company execute on its bold vision of helping solve today's cloud security and data privacy problems. To find out more about the funding news, the company, their technology and partnerships, VMblog spoke with Ambuj Kumar, the company's CEO and co-founder. Kumar also goes into detail about the major trends that he sees in cloud security for the remainder of 2019.
Jan 31, 2019The Runtime Encryption technology company, Fortanix Inc., declared today that it raised $23 million Series B round funding led by Intel Capital, with existing investors Foundation Capital and Neotribe as round participants. Fortanix and Intel are working together to address Cloud Security and Data Privacy Problem by providing secure enclaves and Key management Protection in the Cloud.
Jan 31, 2019Fortanix has closed a $23 million Series B round of funding led by Intel Capital. Round participants included existing investors Foundation Capital and Neotribe. In addition, Sunil Kurkure, Director, Intel Capital, will join the Fortanix Board of Directors. The funding brings the company’s total funding to $31 million.
Jan 31, 2019Cloud security and data privacy startup Fortanix Inc announced it has raised $23 million in a Series B funding round led by Intel Capital. Existing investors Foundation Capital and Neotribe also participated in the funding round. Following the fund infusion, Sunil Kurkure, Director, Intel Capital, will join US-based Fortanix’s board of directors. The latest funding round takes the total funding raised by the company to $31 million.
Jan 30, 2019Cybersecurity vendor Fortanix has closed a $23 million Series B round of funding led by Intel Capital, bringing its total funding to $31 million. Round participants included existing investors Foundation Capital and Neotribe. In addition, Sunil Kurkure, director of Intel Capital, will join the Fortanix board of directors.
Jan 30, 2019Fortanix Inc., Mountain View, $23 million: Intel Capital led the Series B funding of this encryption technology company. It was joined by Foundation Capital and Neotribe. Intel Capital Director Sunil Kurkure will join the Fortanix Board of Directors.
Jan 30, 2019Security startup Fortanix closed a $23 million Series B led by Intel Capital. The investment brings the company’s total funding to $31 million. Existing investors Foundation Capital and Neotribe also contributed. The company will use the new round to expand its sales team globally and further develop its key management and encryption technologies, said Ambuj Kumar, co-founder and CEO of Fortanix. It also strengthens the startup’s partnership and work with Intel — Fortanix’s software runs on Intel hardware.
Jan 30, 2019The investment seeks to fortify Intel’s footprint in the cloud-data sector by boosting Fortanix’s Runtime Encryption offerings. Fortanix have raised Series-B funding of USD 23 million from Intel Capital to protect data in the systems from vulnerabilities. With this investment, Intel Capital aims to consolidate their footprint in the cloud-data sector and help Fortanix remove complex and intractable security challenges.
Jan 30, 2019Fortanix, a cloud security company, announced Wednesday that it raised $23 million in a Series B funding round led by Intel Capital with participation from past investors Foundation Capital and Neotribe. The company offers two main platforms that are meant to protect the data clients use and the various keys they need to run their applications. The products are aimed at enterprises that rely on cloud services for their infrastructure and containerization to run their applications.
Jan 30, 2019Mountain View, California-based Fortanix, a runtime encryption solutions provider, has secured $23 million in Series B funding. Intel Capital led the round with participation from other investors that included Foundation Capital and Neotribe. In addition to the funding, Sunil Kurkure of Intel Capital will join the Fortanix’s board of directors.
Jan 30, 2019Fortanix, a California-based company that specializes in encrypting data and applications, on Wednesday announced that it raised $23 million in a Series B funding round, which brings the total funding to date to $31 million. The funding round was led by Intel Capital with participation from Foundation Capital and Neotribe. Intel Capital Director Sunil Kurkure will join Fortanix’s board of directors.
Jan 30, 2019Modern encryption tools can provide a strong layer of defense for data that’s sitting idly or being transmitted across a network. But records must be decrypted into their original, readable form whenever an application needs to use them, which creates an opening for hackers. Mountain View, California-based Fortanix Inc. is working to close this security gap. The startup today announced that its efforts have received a significant outside boost in the form of a $23 million funding round led by Intel Corp.’s venture capital arm.
Jan 30, 2019Fortanix, Inc., a Mountain View, CA-based runtime encryption technology company, closed a $23m Series B round of funding. The round, which brings total funding to $31m, was led by Intel Capital, with participation from existing investors Foundation Capital and Neotribe. In conjunction with the funding, Sunil Kurkure, Director, Intel Capital, will join the Fortanix Board of Directors.
Jan 30, 2019Intel Capital today announced that it has participated in two investment rounds aimed at strengthening and securing infrastructure around cloud computing. Intel’s VC arm said it led a $23 million investment round for Fortanix that included money from Foundation Capital and Neotribe, bringing the startup’s total raised to $31 million.
Jan 30, 2019Fortanix, which offers a Runtime Encryption® platform, just announced that it has closed a $23 million Series B funding round with Intel Capital and In-Q-Tel Ventures. The investment validates Fortanix’s focus on runtime security as a fundamental element of cloud security. Intel Capital and In-Q-Tel Ventures join Series A investors Foundational Capital and Neotribe Ventures in backing Fortanix.
Jan 30, 2019The company’s investments here include the appointment of Tammy Schuring as the first head of sales, and the development of a channel expansion strategy. Today, Mountain View CA-based startup Fortanix is announcing that it has closed their $23 million Series B funding round. Intel Capital led the round.
Jan 29, 2019Artificial intelligence has been called today’s new electricity, a potential fundamental building block for our society. I believe that opening up the full potential of AI to financial services, health care, automotive and other regulated verticals can greatly benefit customers, industries and even society. However, a strong technology is needed to protect personal and private sensitive datasets from misuse and abuse.
Jan 7, 2019Our Runtime Encryption® technology has been hallmark of deterministic security. If you have a sensitive application that needs protection from a root user, cloud providers, or even operating systems, Runtime Encryption technology builds upon Intel® SGX to provide an entirely new level of security that the industry has been chasing after for long time.