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.
EMERGING TECHNOLOGY, CYBERSECURITY
Trustwave | March 06, 2023
Trustwave Government Solutions, a global security leader in managed security services and the wholly-owned subsidiary of Trustwave Holdings, Inc., recently announced it has expanded its managed security services by becoming a partner of Palo Alto Network Cortex® XMDR Specialization.
Trustwave Government Solutions joins a select group of channel partners who have met operational capabilities, business requirements, sales enablement, technical, and specialization exams. The Cortex XMDR Specialization will allow TGS to combine response solutions with their managed services offerings and the power of best-in-class Cortex XDR™ detection. It will further help customers simplify security operations center (SOC) operations worldwide and rapidly mitigate cyber threats.
TGS replicated its award-winning Trustwave MDR into AWS GovCloud. With Palo Alto Networks' Cortex XDR-certified and Trustwave SpiderLabs' threat intelligence, TGS provides comprehensive detection and response. Additionally, as an XMDR Specialization partner, it offers 24/7 certified SOC analysts. The partnership combines TGS's analysts, processes, and support with Palo Alto Networks' security products for comprehensive threat visibility and response.
President of Trustwave Government Solutions, Bill Rucker, said, "We are thrilled to be expanding our managed security services collaboration with Palo Alto Networks to bring a whole new level of protection to government institutions," He also said, "This achievement confirms our commitment to providing our clients with next-generation security technology and services and offering the first-ever managed detection and response (MDR) service specifically built for the rigorous requirements of the federal government."
(Source – BusinessWire)
Trustwave is one of the global leaders in managed security services (MSS) and managed detection and response (MDR). Based in Chicago (Illinois) it enables, organizations and governments to conduct business securely. With over 2,000 world-class security professionals operating on behalf of clients through 96 countries, the company helps organizations worldwide detect and respond to threats around the clock in the hybrid multi-cloud world. Elite Trustwave services and products are infused with award-winning threat research and intelligence from Trustwave SpiderLabs to strengthen cyber resilience in the age of advanced threats.
Infoblox | January 30, 2023
Leading cloud-first DNS management and security provider, Infoblox Inc., recently announced the U.S. Government FedRAMP Moderate Authorization for its BloxOne® Threat Defense Federal Cloud offering. This authorization allows organizations to operate their SaaS platforms with greater confidentiality, operational security, availability and integrity. The Infoblox BloxOne Threat Defense Federal Cloud is a part of BloxOne Threat Defense, which combines Cloud Services Portal (CSP), Dossier threat investigation platform, and Infoblox's Threat Intel Data Exchange (TIDE) to help public sector organizations scale and simplify security from the network core to the edge.
Security analysts can investigate, and contextually rank threat events 3X faster with Infoblox's technology. Additionally, it gives them access to carefully curated and thorough threat intelligence, which they can incorporate into their current security technologies for network-wide protection.
The U.S. Census Bureau sponsored the authorization. Infoblox team closely worked with FedRAMP Program Management Office to meet FedRAMP’s stringent guidelines for data security. The BloxOne Threat Defense Federal Cloud is compliant with FedRAMP’s security standards above the NIST SP 800-53 framework; this allows Infoblox to obtain digital transformation projects of federal agencies.
Ralph Havens, President of Infloblox Federal, said, "Achieving FedRAMP authorization shows Infoblox's commitment to helping federal agencies digitally transform and secure cloud-first environments." He further added, "In reaching this significant milestone, we are delighted to now offer our federal customers a robust network security platform to augment our nation's cyber defenses against unrelenting security attacks from adversaries who wish to do us harm."
(Source – CISION)
Infoblox is a cloud-first networking and cybersecurity services provider. Its solutions enable businesses to make the most of their existing infrastructure investments and fully utilize the cloud to provide universally simple, scalable, and dependable network experiences. The Infoblox BloxOne® and NIOS systems are available on-premises and via SaaS, it lets operations teams standardize, accelerate and automate the delivery of cloud-native and data center network and security services from a single location.