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Machine identity stories

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Venafi release aids security teams with machine identity management
Wed, 19th Apr 2023
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venafi
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it management
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high speed data
Venafi introduces Firefly, the only lightweight machine identity issuer for highly distributed, cloud native environments.
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Why machine identity management is key to secure service mesh deployment?
Wed, 15th Feb 2023
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multi-cloud
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digital transformation
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open source
During challenging business conditions, cloud projects offer much-needed opportunities for efficient growth, productivity enhancements, and greater agility.
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Venafi's TLS Protect for Kubernetes secures machine identities
Thu, 26th Jan 2023
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open source
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venafi
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tls
Venafi has launched TLS Protect for Kubernetes, enabling secure management of machine identities in multi-cloud and multi-cluster Kubernetes environments.
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Venafi’s cloud-native machine identity management on VMware
Thu, 26th Jan 2023
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it automation
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multi-cloud
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transport layer security
Integration of Venafi’s control plane for machine identity management into Tanzu Service Mesh makes it easier to enable multi-cloud, multi-cluster security.
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Cert-manager graduates to CNCF incubation programme
Fri, 21st Oct 2022
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cloud security
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open source
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cybersecurity
Cert-manager, the standard for TLS machine identity management in cloud native services, multi-cluster environments, achieves key maturity milestone.
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Cyberwar a growing concern for organisations - Venafi
Fri, 26th Aug 2022
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cybersecurity
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cyber attacks
Venafi's research reveals growing use of machine identities in state-sponsored cyber attacks amid increasing geopolitical tensions.
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Digital transformation drives rise of machine identities
Wed, 13th Apr 2022
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digital transformation
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cios
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venafi
Digital transformation is driving an average of 42% annual growth in the number of machine identities, according to a new study from Venafi.
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In data we trust - or do we? The human-machine relationship examined
Wed, 24th Nov 2021
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
As a society, we have all individually developed significant yet quiet relationships over the past decade, many of us without even realising it.
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Rise of the machine identities
Mon, 11th Oct 2021
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app development
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devops
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multi-cloud
Bots and infrastructure-as-code automation are common additions to the business landscape, and their explosion has not gone unnoticed by threat actors.
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Machine identities increasingly exploited, new research finds
Tue, 11th Aug 2020
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devops
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malware
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pam
Malware attacks exploiting machine identities have doubled between 2018 and 2019, says Venafi. Machine-identity-based attacks grew eightfold in the past decade.
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CIOs put too much trust in TLS certificates - survey
Fri, 3rd Jul 2020
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devops
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app development
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apm
Despite the prolific usage of TLS certificates within organisations, many CIOs aren't concerned about security risks associated with TLS machine identities.
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Unprotected machine identities costing firms billions - report
Tue, 3rd Mar 2020
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cybersecurity
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cios
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venafi
Fixing machine identities could save firms up to $72bn, Venafi-AIR study reveals.
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Four mistakes that can plague PKI administrators
Tue, 17th Dec 2019
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venafi
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machine identity
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pki
These mistakes increase security risks and negatively impact the reliability and availability of business-critical network resources, Venafi has found.
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75% of DevOps professionals say certificate issuance policies slow them down
Mon, 16th Dec 2019
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devops
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project management
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app development
Less than half of DevOps professionals believe developers always request certificates that serve as machine identities through authorised channels.
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Venafi announces guarantee for no certificate-related outages
Wed, 14th Aug 2019
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cios
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venafi
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certification
Eliminating certificate-related outages within complex, multi-tiered architectures can feel like an impossible effort.
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Keyfactor and Thales announce integration to fight code signing cyber-attacks
Tue, 18th Jun 2019
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devops
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iot security
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project management
Keyfactor & Thales team up to fortify code signing, warding off cyber threats like the ASUS hack.
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SSL/TLS certificate marketplaces thriving on dark web - study
Thu, 7th Mar 2019
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dark web
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iam
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cios
Venafi: Dark web thrives selling SSL/TLS certs for cybercrime, study reveals.
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Venafi and nCipher Security partner on machine identity protection
Wed, 20th Feb 2019
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iam
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partner programmes
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retail
Cryptographic keys serve as machine identities and are the foundation of enterprise information technology systems.
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Study: 80% of enterprises struggle to protect machine identities
Tue, 4th Sep 2018
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forrester research
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venafi
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enterprise security
The study focused on enterprise machine identity protection challenges and included responses from 350 senior IT security professionals.
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Exclusive: Venafi talks weaponisation of machine identities
Wed, 29th Aug 2018
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hackers
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venafi
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certification
As companies integrate more digital tools into their business, many of them remain unaware of the risk code-signing certificates are exposing them to.