Trend Micro is acquiring application security firm Immunio in an effort to extend its hybrid cloud security to DevOps. It plans to integrate automated protection through a combination of new capabilities from Immunio and in-house development.
Immunio's technology provides detection of application vulnerabilities, and the Montréal-based firm also offers container image-scanning so secure container images can be published and protected. Trend Micro plans to improve its container-specific security capabilities with image scanning, which identifies security issues so they can be addressed prior to deployment.
Trend Micro said it plans to better secure applications and improve run-time operations located both on-premise and in the cloud. The company reports these capabilities will be generally available in April 2018.
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