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How to make security accessible to developers

Security responsibilities are often placed on end users, with less focus placed on the developers responsible for building the products.

To successfully democratize security for developers, security must be the path of least resistance. It’s about making security the simplest choice. Building a secure application must be easier than building an insecure one.

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Weak Ties and Why They Are a Growing Management Problem

Within our social lives, it’s not uncommon to have relationships that are stronger than others. The same can be said of work relationships. There are often strong ties between fellow team members or people who interact regularly. There are also weak ties — work relationships that aren’t as strong as those within a core team.

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Oak9’s IaC security platform now available on AWS

Cloud platform oak9 has launched its security offering on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Oak9 continuously and dynamically monitors organizations’ Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) to provide round-the-clock security.

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How Infrastructure as Code can automate and scale security

Building cloud-native applications has never been easier or faster. Infrastructure as Code (IaC), representing entire application architectures, has allowed developers to achieve new velocities that bring applications to market faster than ever with scalable, automated deployments.

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Millions of Microsoft web servers powered by vulnerable legacy software

Boasting a market share of 12.4%, Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) is the third-most-popular suite of web server software, used to power at least 51.6 million websites and web applications worldwide. When it comes to security, most web servers running the latest versions of IIS will generally be in good shape.

However, not all versions of IIS are created equal.

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Your Security Debt is Due. Here’s How to Pay it Off

An acceleration in major supply chain attacks, from SolarWinds to the Microsoft Exchange Server attack to the ransomware spread through Kaseya, should have every developer looking in the mirror and doing some soul-searching. For too long, security debt has been left to accumulate, posing a potential risk to every user and customer.

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Checking for misconfigurations isn’t enough

Misconfiguration errors are often the main focus of security for cloud-native applications, and for good reason.

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Infrastructure-as-code platform Oak9 raises $5.9M

Oak9, a startup launching an “infrastructure-as-code” security platform, today announced that it raised $5.9 million in a seed round led by Menlo Ventures. The company says that it’ll put the funding toward expanding its platform and workforce as it looks to accelerate its go-to-market efforts.

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Security startup oak9 raises $6M

A Chicago startup building a security platform raised a sizable seed round from local and coastal investors.

Oak9, founded in 2019, announced Wednesday that it raised $5.9 million in a seed round led by Menlo Ventures, with participation from Hyde Park Angels and Uncorrelated Ventures.

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Oak9 Launches Infrastructure-as-Code Security Platform With $5.9M in Seed Funding

oak9 on Wednesday announced the launch of its Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) security platform, backed by a $5.9 million seed funding round.

IaC is the process of managing and provisioning of infrastructure through code instead of through manual processes.

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Chicago-based tech startup Oak9 launches its Infrastructure-as-code security platform with $5.9M in seed funding

Oak9 is a Chicago-based tech startup that provides a cybersecurity SaaS platform for developers. Backed by a seed round of $5.9 million in funding, Oak9 today announced the launch of its Infrastructure as Code (IaC) security platform to help businesses accelerate the implementation of cloud-native…

IaC is the process of managing and provisioning of infrastructure through code instead of through manual processes.

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Chicago-based tech startup Oak9 launches its Infrastructure-as-code security platform with $5.9M in seed funding

Oak9 is a Chicago-based tech startup that provides a cybersecurity SaaS platform for developers. Backed by a seed round of $5.9 million in funding, Oak9 today announced the launch of its Infrastructure as Code (IaC) security platform to help businesses accelerate the implementation of cloud-native…

IaC is the process of managing and provisioning of infrastructure through code instead of through manual processes.

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oak9 Secures $5.9 Million Seed Round to Launch Infrastructure-as-Code Security Platform

oak9 launched its infrastructure as code security platform today, backed by a seed round of $5.9 million led by Menlo Ventures, accompanied by Hyde Park Angels and Uncorrelated Ventures. As part of the investment, Venky Ganesan, Partner at Menlo Ventures will join oak9’s board of directors along with Tim Tully, formerly CTO…

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Enterprise Security Software Developer oak9 Raises $5.9M in Seed Funding

Have you ever thought you’d finished a project just to realize you’re missing a crucial puzzle piece? It can be a seriously frustrating experience. In some cases, it can even be a dangerous one. For this reason, oak9 developed a platform that provides developers with comprehensive security…

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Multinational food-processing company recovering from ransomware attack. DoJ siezes Nobelium domains.

JBS, the Sao Paulo-based multinational meat processing company, sustained a ransomware attack on Sunday. Company servers in the US and Australia were hit, inducing the company to shut down some operations in Australia, the US, and Canada. Operations elsewhere were unaffected. The company summarized…

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oak9 Secures $5.9 Million Seed Round to Launch Infrastructure-as-Code Security Platform

Chicago-based startup will help enterprises accelerate app delivery while providing comprehensive security

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DataTribe Announces Third Annual Cybersecurity Start-Up Challenge Finalists

DataTribe, a global cyber foundry that invests in and co-builds next-generation cybersecurity and data science companies, announced today the finalists of its third annual DataTribe Challenge. The competition is poised to identify seed stage start-ups with a vision to disrupt cybersecurity and data science…

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