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11/28/2017
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Trend Micro Buys Immunio

The acquisition is aimed at balancing the speed of DevOps with application security.

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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Dr.T
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11/28/2017 | 10:48:35 AM
container-specific security capabilities
 

Container-specific security capabilities may help al lot since there is not many out there doing container security.
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11/28/2017 | 8:13:46 AM
Acquisition
Larger businesses purchasing smaller ones to fill in gaps for their own platform is becoming increasingly more common. I wonder what the major form factors are for the selection of Immunio. What makes them different from other application security and container centric security companies?
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