Cisco is boosting its security arrangements with an arrangement to purchase Israeli startup PortShift. While Cisco didn't declare the monetary terms of the arrangement, which is scheduled to shut in the principal half of Cisco's financial 2021, Globes revealed that Cisco is paying around $100 million for PortShift.
As indicated by Crunchbase, PortShift was established two years back by CEO Ran Ilany and CTO Zohar Kaufman. Ilany was the previous top of the security foundation division at Check Point Technologies while Kaufman already helped to establish CTERA Networks, as indicated by their LinkedIn profiles.
PortShift has brought $5.3 million up in seed financing from Team8, which is a hatchery and supporter for security new companies in Israeli. As one of the corporate sponsor of Team8, alongside Wal-Mart and Microsoft, Cisco had the option to get an early glance at PortShift's Kubernetes-local security stage.
Utilizing Kubernetes, which is the true norm for compartments, PortShift empowers DevOps, security and tasks groups to consistently make sure about the whole containerized applications lifecycle, from code to runtime.
Regardless of the expansion of holders and Kubernetes, associations are as yet battling with security. As indicated by ongoing report by Kubernetes security merchant StackRox, almost half (44%) of respondents have postponed turning out applications into creation as a result of security concerns while 90% of the respondents have encountered a security occurrence.
Misconfiguratons are commonly the top offender for security issues identified with compartments while observing applications is additionally an issue. With PortShift close by, Cisco will have the option to address a huge number of holder and Kubernetes security issues.
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