Trend Micro acquires Immunio

The acquisition and in-house development aims to further reduce security roadblocks

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Trend Micro acquires Immunio Trend Micro will gain new capabilities.
By  Aasha Bodhani Published  December 4, 2017

Cybersecurity solutions provider Trend Micro has acquired Immunio to expand its hybrid cloud security portfolio.

Under the acquisition, Trend Micro Trend Micro's new capabilities fit into the DevOps lifecycle, with Immunio bringing early detection and protection against application vulnerabilities, and container image scanning allowing for the publishing and protection of secure container images.

The result of these additions are secure, resilient applications and dramatic improvements in run-time operations, whether they are located on-premise or in the public cloud.

Bill McGee, SVP and GM of Hybrid Cloud Security at Trend Micro, said: "Technology changes, like cloud computing and container platforms, are enabling faster application development. Immunio's run-time application security allows our customers to increase protection against software vulnerabilities within the applications they are building."

McGee added: "Many of our advanced customers have adopted DevOps lifecycle practices and are using Trend Micro Deep Security in an automated way to provide server and application protection. These new advancements are extending the protection we provide and ensuring that organisations can continue to develop and deploy applications quickly while remaining secure."

Trend Micro is also enhancing its container-specific capabilities, by supporting container image scanning that enables security issues to be identified and resolved prior to production release. These capabilities will be generally available in April 2018.

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