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BMC Converges ITSM and ITOM Into a Unified Platform, Incorporating Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
The IT solutions provider, BMC, announced its intelligence-enriched ITSM and ITOM platform with BMC Helix, which supports efficient and proactive IT service discovery, monitoring, optimization, remediation, and delivery of an omni-channel experience for IT professionals and businesses.
The new solution discovers assets, monitors performance issues, uncovers blind spots, and remediates vulnerabilities. Moreover, it enables proactive customer service and helps optimize capacity and cost across multiple organizations, all through AI and robotic automation. It gives clients an overall view of their IT landscape with an intelligent omni-channel user experience across Skype, Slack, Chatbot, and more. It also supplies services beyond IT throughout the whole enterprise, including HR, facilities, and procurement. The products within the BMC Helix platform are Helix ITSM, Helix Discovery, Helix Digital Workplace, Helix Chatbot, Helix Cloud Cost, Helix Cloud Security, Helix Capacity Optimization, and Helix Platform.
BMC Helix is the next generation of BMC Remedy. Source: BMC Remedy 9 at SoftwareReviews. Report published July 2019.
IT professionals should streamline processes, enhance service desk efficiency, and improve security to build a foundation for better innovation. BMC has come up with an innovative technology that brings service management and operations management together in a unified platform to serve IT departments and the whole business better. Such improvements in ITSM tools can be helpful for scaling and growing end users’ business and attracting more IT organizations to leverage such services. Based on the SoftwareReviews ITSM Data Quadrant, BMC is not ranked as one of the top ten ITSM tools; however, such service improvements can potentially boost its emotional footprint.
IT Service Management Data Quadrant. Source: SoftwareReviews, July 2019.
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This analysis examines Zscaler's cloud-based security platform, with a focus on its Zero Trust Exchange (ZTE), Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA), and broader suite of security solutions. It explores Zscaler's approach to overcoming the limitations of traditional VPN architectures, using artificial intelligence (AI) for threat detection, and integrating various security functionalities within a unified platform. Drawing insights from analyst demo notes, vendor information, and independent research, this analysis aims to provide a comprehensive and unbiased assessment of Zscaler's value proposition for security professionals.
In today's cybersecurity landscape, managing machine identities and digital certificates across complex, hybrid multi-cloud environments is a growing challenge. As the volume of digital certificates used to secure machines, applications, workloads, services, and devices continues to grow exponentially, organizations often struggle with a lack of visibility and manual processes, resulting in critical service outages and security vulnerabilities. AppViewX CERT+ is a next-generation automated certificate lifecycle management (CLM) solution that simplifies PKI and certificate management. It combines the best of automation, security, and insights to meet enterprise machine identity and digital trust requirements. AppViewX CERT+ features are purpose-built to address both the operational and security challenges of certificate management to, in turn, help organizations prevent application outages and security breaches. By enabling enterprise-wide crypto-agility, AppViewX CERT+ enhances machine identity trust, eliminates security gaps, promotes compliance, and supports post-quantum cryptography readiness.
In the digital realm, trust is currency. Without robust identity verification, online interactions become a breeding ground for fraud and exploitation.
In the ever-evolving landscape of SaaS Security, one company has quietly forged its path, becoming a beacon of protection for large enterprises grappling with the growing complexity of SaaS applications. This is the story of Adaptive Shield, a rising star in the SaaS Security space, whose journey from a nimble startup to a recognized industry leader is as remarkable as the solutions it offers. Founded in 2019 by cybersecurity veterans Maor Bin and Jony Shlomoff, Adaptive Shield entered the scene with a bold vision: to address the growing blind spot in the SaaS ecosystem regarding enterprise security – including the dangers deriving from misconfigured security controls, lack of management regarding human and non-human identities, interconnected apps, and the detection of threats within these business-critical apps. Recognizing the exponential adoption of SaaS and the inherent risks it posed, the company set out to build a comprehensive shield, not just for individual applications, but for the entire interconnected SaaS ecosystem.
LoginRadius started as a simple social login provider but pivoted to create a comprehensive CIAM platform that now reaches over a billion consumers worldwide. My analyst demo with LoginRadius confirmed what they pride themselves on: delivering a user-friendly platform that simplifies CIAM implementation and management.
Qwiet AI is a San Jose, California-based company that develops an AI-powered application security platform. The company's flagship product, preZero, uses machine learning to automate and accelerate application security testing, enabling developers to identify and remediate vulnerabilities early in the software development lifecycle (SDLC). Qwiet AI was founded in 2016 by a team of experienced cybersecurity professionals with a shared vision of empowering developers to build secure software. The company's mission is to "Prevent the Unpreventable" by providing a comprehensive and AI-driven solution that helps organizations of all sizes secure their applications from the very beginning.
We should start by defining what a secret is. It’s really any piece of confidential information used to authenticate access to sensitive resources. This includes passwords, API keys, encryption keys, SSH keys, and other digital credentials. Many of the organizations I talk to have an application security program with some OWASP checks in the pipeline, some SAST, but rarely SCA or DAST testing. GitGuardian believes secrets detection and remediation is crucial for maintaining security and preventing unauthorized individuals from accessing sensitive information or disrupting critical systems. I agree and believe the value it can bring to an application security program is significant.
Q headlines a bevy of announcements at AWS re:Invent 2023 in Las Vegas that shed more light on the cloud service provider’s AI strategy and where its differentiation from other vendors lies.
This note outlines some tips and tricks that you should be aware of when embarking on the installation and configuration of a Kubernetes cluster. Such an endeavor should only be attempted if the need for an enterprise-grade container orchestration solution is required.