Launchdarkly | January 25, 2023
On January 24, 2023, LaunchDarkly, a feature management platform, received moderate impact authorization from the FedRAMP (Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program) for its LaunchDarkly Federal solution, with endorsement from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
For years, LaunchDarkly has worked directly with US government agencies to drive innovation and increase resiliency in their software deployments. Many government organizations now use the platform to manage feature releases and deployments across their agencies and infrastructures. Customers can use the LaunchDarkly Federal solution to perform targeted rollouts efficiently, significantly improve release experiences, and confidently deploy new technology to millions of users.
LaunchDarkly Federal supports connected and disconnected operations and is the market's first feature management platform to receive FedRAMP authorization. It is now better positioned to provide the public sector with an enterprise-class feature management solution that enables government agencies and their private sector partners to safely modernize and migrate applications while maintaining exceptional control.
This authorization comes at a crucial time when government agencies strive to operate in the safest environments possible in the face of rising cyber security concerns. The platform is uniquely positioned to assist these agencies as they advance their DevSecOps initiatives to incorporate Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD).
LaunchDarkly's commitment to enhancing the privacy and security of its platform is furthered by its FedRAMP authorization at a moderate impact level. The company has also confirmed that its platform supports HIPAA compliance, offering healthcare providers that adhere to strict privacy regulations with the confidence and capabilities they need to innovate continuously with less risk.
Founded in 2014 and based in Oakland (California), LaunchDarkly is a scalable feature management program. Feature management enables development teams to innovate rapidly by fundamentally altering how software is delivered to customers. DevOps teams can accelerate their journey to the cloud, standardize safe releases at scale, and collaborate more effectively with business teams with the ability to gradually release new software features on any platform to any segment of users. Currently, the platform deploys 20 trillion feature flag peaks daily, and this number continues to rise. LaunchDarkly is on the Forbes Cloud 100 list, Enterprise Tech 30 list, and InfoWorld's 2021 Technology of the Year list.
EMERGING TECHNOLOGY, CYBERSECURITY
Binary Defense | February 17, 2023
On February 16, 2023, Binary Defense, a Managed Detection and Response (MDR) and enterprise defense solutions provider, announced its partnership with ExtraHop, to offer an advanced managed network detection and response (mNDR) solution for North American customers. It will integrate the cloud-driven network detection and response solution of ExtraHop.
Through this partnership, Binary Defense will provide its robust Managed Detection and Response services, providing 24/7/365 security monitoring, response, and detection to the clients of ExtraHop’s Reveal (x) 360. The advantages of Binary Defense’s MDR services are customized solutions for the preferred environment, advanced detection strategy, access to vast threat intel, collective defense, proven solutions, and experts with accountable work experience with Fortune 500 companies and the government for cybersecurity. Whereas the ExtraHop Reveal (x) 360 provides unified security in cloud and on-premises environments, situational intelligence, and 360-degree visibility through its SaaS-based network detection and response.
Chief Commercial Officer of Binary Defense Tracy Caudill said, “Many organizations lack the resources and expertise to actively monitor and triage the daily flood of alerts they receive to successfully detect and respond to the most urgent threats.” She added, “Our Security Operations Center analysts have decades of combined experience at the highest levels of enterprise and government IT security. We are delighted to partner with ExtraHop to offer fully managed NDR services for our customers who need state-of-the-art, real-time threat detection that is tailored to meet their specific business needs.”
(Source – Cision PR Newswire)
About Binary Defense
Headquartered in Stow, Ohio, Binary Defense, a cybersecurity solutions provider, has been detecting high-fidelity threats for network, cloud, endpoint, and log sources since 2014. It is a Managed Detection and Response services provider and software developer with Managed Open XDR model. It provides a comprehensive defense for the enterprise through its advanced services like Incident Response, Digital Risk Protection, Counterintelligence and Threat Hunting. It specializes in managed security, threat intelligence, SIEM management, detection and response, deception technology, EDR, MDR, MSSR, and cybersecurity.
MongoDB | February 09, 2023
On February 08, 2023, MongoDB, a software development company, announced that its platform, MongoDB Atlas, has achieved FedRAMP, the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program's Moderate Authorized designation.
The MongoDB Atlas for Government platform provides software tools and services for organizations of the U.S. government, enabling them to quickly build and deploy secure, high-scale distributed applications over the cloud. An independent auditor has reported that it fulfills almost all the requirements of the FBI's Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS). In addition, it makes it easier for educational institutes, local agencies, states, and the federal government, to build updated cloud-native applications while still fulfilling data security and privacy standards.
FedRAMP is a U.S. government program providing a standardized approach to authorization, continuous monitoring, and security assessment for cloud-related products and services. MongoDB received FedRAMP's approval because it fulfilled the requirements of strict performance, compliance, and security standards. It is now listed among FedRAMP-authorized companies, offering cloud software to government organizations to help them innovate and grow faster and more confidently with FedRAMP's approval.
Chief Product Officer of MongoDB, Sahir Azam, said, "Security is our priority at MongoDB and a top priority for our customers. We know that with the proliferation of different types of data that is transmitted and stored in the cloud, protecting sensitive data is increasingly important for both private and public entities." He added, "The FedRAMP Moderate designation, as well as the assessment of MongoDB Atlas for Government in support of customers with CJIS requirements, are the result of our efforts to ensure that MongoDB Atlas for Government is well positioned to secure the country's most crucial data sets and power the most innovative applications designed to transform government. Now the more than 7,500 government organizations leveraging AWS also have access to MongoDB Atlas for Government to create modern applications. We are grateful for the support and partnership of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) who sponsored MongoDB throughout the authorization process."
(Source – Cision PR Newswire)
MongoDB, a developer data platform company, has empowered innovators with software and data requirements to build, transform, and disrupt industries since 2007. Headquartered in New York, it has more than 39,100 employees in about 100 countries worldwide. The statistics say that its database platform has been downloaded more than 352 million times, and about 1.5 million people have registered for MongoDB University courses. It provides solutions for the financial services, telecommunications, healthcare, retail, and public sectors. Its strategic initiatives are Legacy modernization, Business agility, Data as a service, and Cloud data strategy for public and private enterprises without any lock-in.