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Next Generation Firewall is Your Grandfather’s Generation in the Cloud

I have been in security for a long time. Seeing the firewall replaced with the “Next Generation Firewall” signaled a big milestone as we went from a model that focused on IP addresses to one that targeted applications, users and content. It was a major shift that provided a lot more visibility and context on […]

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Securing Innovation in the Public Cloud

Securing Innovation in the Public Cloud

Photo by Clayton Holmes on Unsplash I recently attended the Colorado CSA Fall Summit and wanted to share some insights and themes from the conference. The CSA summit included presentations on all things cloud security. On the technical side there were talks on DevSecOps, cloud pen testing, AWS encryption, cryptocurrency, and container security. One of […]

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Security Table Stakes: A Blueprint for Securing Your Cloud Environment

Security Table Stakes: A Blueprint for Securing Your Cloud Environment

Photo by Chris Liverani on Unsplash Security teams who are responsible for their organization’s workloads running in the cloud must first understand the layers that make up the components of their cloud stack. While different in structure from on-premises stacks, a cloud environment is still dependent upon each layer performing its key functions. Those layers […]

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Lacework Achieves SOC 2 Type II Compliance

Mountain View, Calif. – September 26, 2018 –  Lacework®, the industry’s first solution to bring automation, speed and scale to cloud security, has received Service Organization Control (SOC) 2, Type II Certification, which provides independent validation that Lacework security controls comply with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ applicable Trust Services Principles and Criteria. […]

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Using the Cloud to Secure the Cloud: Lacework and the New Era of Cloud Security

Using the Cloud to Secure the Cloud: Lacework and the New Era of Cloud Security

Today, we announced a great milestone for Lacework — the closing of a $24 million Series B round of funding from a stellar group of investors that includes Sutter Hill, Liberty Global Ventures, Spike Ventures and the Web Investment Network (WIN). This is a massive opportunity, and not just because we have capital to continue […]

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Lacework Closes $24 Million Series B Financing With Sutter Hill Ventures to Expand Go-to-Market for Game-Changing Cloud Security Solution

Mountain View, Calif. – August 28, 2018 –  Lacework®, the industry’s first solution to bring automation, speed and scale to cloud security, today announced the closing of a $24 million Series B funding round led by Sutter Hill Ventures. Lacework will leverage these funds to facilitate immediate growth in global sales and marketing capabilities and […]

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Using Lacework, Brightcove Automates Security and Compliance Across Multiple AWS Accounts Covering Development, Testing, and Production

Lacework Selected by Brightcove for Automation of Security at Scale for Its AWS-Hosted Video Service

Mountain View, Calif. – July 18, 2018 –  Lacework®, the industry’s first solution to bring automation, speed and scale to cloud security, today announced that Brightcove Inc. (NASDAQ: BCOV) has selected Lacework to provide continuous security for its cloud-based online video platform hosted on Amazon Web Services (AWS). With Lacework, Brightcove automates security monitoring and […]

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Security Can’t Start Until Multi-Factor Authentication is Turned On

Passwords have long been a target for cybercriminals since they became necessary for switching between users on computers, validating a simple but important security layer. Passwords are typically weak enough to be susceptible to brute force attacks, or too complex to easily remember. Even password generators and password management tools like LastPass have not been […]

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How Ronaldo’s Hair Explains Cybersecurity

Security tools abound that promise to protect you from the looming threat of hackers everywhere. Many of them look great, but their value is dubious. They might perform some specific task like packet inspection at the perimeter or bot detection, but aren’t actually doing the complex work required to inspect the millions (and in some […]

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Refocus on What Matters: Risks vs Threats

After visiting the RSA Conference (yes I walked the infamous show floor) I decided to zoom out on what I saw and think about where we are spending our time, resources, and investments as an industry. The one thing that came to me is that we certainly spend a lot of time talking about threats. […]

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New Cloud Operating Model Fuels Adoption of Lacework Automated Security and Compliance Solution

Mountain View, Calif. – March 28, 2018 – Lacework®, the industry’s first solution to bring automation, speed and scale to cloud security, today announced a landmark year for the company, with amplified customer satisfaction, enhancements to its cloud security platform and noteworthy industry recognition. Within a two-month period, Lacework saved its customers the need to […]

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David Hatfield Joins Lacework’s Board of Directors

Mountain View, Calif. – March 28, 2018 – Lacework®, the industry’s first solution to bring automation, speed and scale to cloud security, today announced the appointment of David Hatfield to join its board of directors. Hatfield is currently President at Pure Storage and has more than 25 years of experience building high performance teams at […]

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Lacework Names Stefan Dyckerhoff Chief Executive Officer

Mountain View, Calif. – November 7, 2017 – Lacework™, the industry’s first solution to bring automation, speed and scale to cloud security, today announced the appointment of Stefan Dyckerhoff to the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO). As CEO, Dyckerhoff is responsible for the future direction of the organization and leading the company’s overall operations, […]

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Lacework Expands Cloud Security Footprint with Support for Microsoft Windows Server

Mountain View, Calif. – September 27, 2017 – Lacework™, one of the industry’s first zero-touch cloud security solutions, today announced that the company has expanded its security footprint with support for Microsoft Windows Server. By bringing its zero-touch cloud security solution to Microsoft Windows Server, Lacework’s support for multi-cloud strategy now spans both Windows Server […]

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Amazon Web Services

Lacework Brings Zero-Touch Anomaly Detection to AWS Accounts

Mountain View, Calif. – August 14, 2017 – Lacework™, the industry’s first zero-touch cloud security solution, today announced that Lacework Polygraph is now integrated with Amazon Web Services (AWS) CloudTrail, extending the company’s zero-touch security approach to protect AWS accounts. Using Lacework for AWS CloudTrail, cloud teams can make sense of CloudTrail data, deepen visibility […]

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Lacework’s Partnerships and Integrations Establish Foundation of New Cloud Security Stack

Mountain View, Calif. – July 25, 2017 – Lacework™, the industry’s first zero-touch cloud security solution, today announced a range of partnerships across the security and cloud ecosystems as critical building blocks of a security stack natively adapted to cloud deployments in Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and private clouds. Organizations transitioning to modern […]

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Lacework Announces 14–Day Free Trial of Zero-Touch Cloud Workload Protection Platform (CWPP)

Mountain View, Calif. – June 27, 2017 – Lacework™, the industry’s first zero-touch cloud workload security solution, today announced the immediate availability of a 14-day free trial for its zero-touch cloud workload protection platform.  With this free trial, global security teams can rapidly assess their security posture on Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and […]

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