EMERGING TECHNOLOGY, GOVERNMENT BUSINESS
Carahsoft | February 24, 2023
On February 23, 2023, Carahsoft Technology Corp. (Carahsoft), a government-related IT solutions provider, announced its support for Red Hat company in AWS Marketplace, providing easier access to enterprise open-source software in the public sector.
It would support Red Hat’s open hybrid cloud solution in AWS Marketplace, a digital catalog of software listings from independent software vendors who interact with the software running on AWS for the public sector. Its solutions designed for public sector customers would support application development, cloud computing, automation management technologies, professional services, certification, and training solutions of Red Hat. In addition, the listings would help AWS Marketplace customers with simplified software licensing, multiple procurement pricing options, and different deployment methods.
It would be an essential Government General Service Administration (GSA) Dealer and Distributor partner for Red Hat. It extends assistance for Red Hat’s AWS Marketplace distribution, opening the platform for United States government deployments. This collaboration on AWS Marketplace enables both to reach and fulfill customers’ needs for continuous growth quickly. Its customers, especially those from the Federal, State, Local and Education sector, would be benefited from supported public sector purchases through AWS Marketplace.
It is also an AWS Public Sector Partner, working with AWS-certifies resellers and managed service providers to offer a complete cloud-driven solution for migration, professional, and infrastructure services on AWS. In addition, its customers, who are working with AWS, can utilize existing AWS Enterprise Discount Program (EDP) funds for Red Hut’s products across any device.
“Carahsoft and our resellers continue to enable modernization in Government through the adoption of innovative enterprise open-source solutions,” said Natalie Gregory, Vice President of Red Hat Sales at Carahsoft. “We are proud to further support Red Hat in making its open-source IT capabilities more readily available to the Public Sector.”
(Source – Globe Newswire)
Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Carahsoft, an IT consulting and services company, has been providing services for the public sector since 2004. It combines technology with the government procurement process, assisting organizations from the public sector. As a GSA Schedule Contract holder, it acts a government partner for vendors, networking with consulting partners, system integrators, resellers, and IT manufacturers. It supports marketing, strategic solutions delivery and proactive sales of government IT. In addition, it provides various cloud-based services for secured modernization, cybersecurity, MultiCloud, DevSecOps, Big Data, artificial intelligence, and customer experience.
Rancher Government Solutions | March 02, 2023
On March 01, 2023, Rancher Government Solutions, one of the leading security Kubernetes and cloud-native containerized applications for the U.S. government, launched Rancher Government Carbide. The new solution is an advanced security solution for protecting the nation's software supply chain against increasing threats. In addition, Carbide makes it easier to manage Kubernetes security by giving users a better, more standard way to check and confirm that their software is safe and secure.
Rancher Government Carbide protects the software supply chain by using a centralized, secure container registry for end users and a secure signing key to prove that the software came from a trusted source. Carbide's pipeline also uses tools for scanning for weaknesses and making software bills of materials (SBOMs). Additionally, the solution supports the DISA-validated and Kubernetes' published management platform and distribution with Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) (Rancher MCM 2.6 & RKE2).
A tool within Carbide, STIGATRON, is built to authorize to make sure downstream clusters are secure. The tool eliminates system administrators' obstacles during the validation process by scanning downstream clusters automatically from the centralized Rancher Manager and resembling them to the STIG cluster, thereby enabling automated compliance with federal government security standards. In addition, the Carbide solution also includes airgap documentation and edge capabilities. It is additional support to the existing product suite of the company, designed to help customers overcome the security challenges associated with application modernization, containers, and Kubernetes.
About Rancher Government Solutions
Based in Reston (Virginia), Rancher Government Solutions is primarily developed to meet the needs of the U.S. Government and Military in relation to application modernization, containers, and Kubernetes. It provides support for open-source software stacks for container-adopting teams. It addresses the operational and security challenges associated with managing multiple Kubernetes clusters at scale and equips DevOps teams with the tools required to run containerized workloads. In addition, it offers support to all Rancher products, with U.S.-based American citizens currently supporting programs across the Department of Intelligence Community, Defense, and civilian agencies.
EMERGING TECHNOLOGY, CYBERSECURITY
Menlo Security | February 06, 2023
Menlo Security, a well-known cloud security provider, has recently announced that its cloud-native Menlo Security platform has acquired an Authorization to operate (ATO) under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) at the moderate level.
This Authorization is for the usage of cloud-based internet isolation (CBII) and remote browser isolation (RBI) technologies, protecting data and humans from zero-day attacks, spyware, malware, and ransomware. With the support of the Isolation CoreTM, it will stop threats before they happen. In addition, it centralizes interfaces, removing the need for other technologies, extends integration with different interfaces, and prevents HEAT attacks.
Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer of Menlo Security, Poornima DeBolle, said, "Achieving FedRAMP Authorization for the Menlo Cloud Security Platform is a true testament to the value of our Isolation Core architecture. Our ability to protect the users from sophisticated attacks while maintaining a consistent user experience will enable the government agencies to focus on their mission." She added, "Highly Evasive Adaptive Threats (HEAT) are challenging legacy security stacks with new techniques to deliver malware to the user. Our Zero Trust approach, powered by our innovative Isolation Core, has been proven by CBII in the DoD with millions of users for more than two years. We look forward to bringing the same protection to all government agencies with our FedRAMP Authorization."
(Source – Business Wire)
About Menlo Security
Menlo Security, a leading computer and network security provider, prevents organizations from threats, eliminates cyber-attacks and provides complete protection with its isolation-powered cloud security platform. In addition, it provides the most secure Zero Trust approach, making it invisible to online end users and freeing up security operations to focus on business growth. Headquartered in Mountain View, California, it has been transforming cybersecurity against almost all threats since 2013. It specializes in Zero Trust, CASB, cloud security, remote browser isolation, secure web gateway, network security, cybersecurity, and internet isolation.