RSA Conference 2023: Top Announcements and Insights

April 28, 2023by TNTMAX

This week, thousands of people gathered in San Francisco for the 2023 RSA Conference. The RSA Conference is a yearly event where industry leaders gather to talk about the cybersecurity landscape and discuss new developments. 

Here are several of the most noteworthy insights and announcements to come out of this year’s conference, according to SecurityWeek

AWS announces new Amazon GuardDuty capabilities 

Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) announced three new capabilities for Amazon GuardDuty, AWS’s threat detection service, that further strengthen customer security through expanded coverage and continuous enhancements in machine learning, anomaly detection, and integrated threat intelligence. The new capabilities include container runtime protection for Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service, extended coverage for data stored in Amazon Aurora, and support for serverless applications in AWS Lambda. 

Binary Defense’s new phishing response service

Binary Defense, a leading Managed Detection and Response and enterprise defense provider, revealed the launch of its new Phishing Response service for enterprises. Led by the company’s seasoned team of cybersecurity veterans, the new service includes email attack surface hardening, high fidelity intelligence correlation, threat hunting, and investigation-based detection and remediation recommendations. 

Google Cloud’s Security AI Workbench and ecosystem expansion

Google Cloud and Mandiant are combining their cybersecurity partner ecosystems to offer the industry’s most open, comprehensive, and intelligent platform for customers’ end-to-end cybersecurity needs. The combined ecosystem brings together expertise and technology from Google Cloud, Mandiant, and integrations with more than 100 leading cybersecurity vendors.

Accenture and Google Cloud expand partnership

Accenture and Google Cloud announced an expansion of their global partnership to help businesses better protect critical assets, and strengthen security against persistent cyber threats. The brands are providing the technology, trusted infrastructure, and security expertise organizations need to build resilient security programs. 

Google Cloud adds ChromeOS data controls and security integrations 

Additionally, Google Cloud announced new data controls and security integrations for ChromeOS for better business data protection. The new integrations include CrowdStrike and Palo Alto Networks for security insights and monitoring, as well as Netskope for identity and access management.  

Tessian introduces new email threat response capabilities

Tessian, an Integrated Cloud Email Security company, announced the general availability of Tessian Respond, which allows security teams to identify and respond to all email threats quickly by offering proactive threat hunting capabilities and enabling response and remediation for end-user reported emails. Security admins can now use search queries that leverage intelligence and threat indicators from across the entire Tessian platform.

New SaaS Alerts solution

SaaS Alerts, a cybersecurity company built for MSPs to protect and monetize their customers’ business SaaS applications, announced the release of Unify. Building on SaaS Alerts’ monitoring, alerting, and automated response engine, Unify’s new technology provides visibility into the security blind spot between cloud-based SaaS applications and the devices that end users leverage.

(ISC)²’s cybersecurity policy research

A nonprofit cybersecurity organization called (ISC)² revealed a new report named ‘Global Approaches to Cyber Policy, Legislation and Regulation.’ The report analyzes approaches to cyber legislation and regulation in Canada, the EU, Japan, Singapore, the United Kingdom and the United States.

New QRadar Security Suite from IBM

IBM unveiled its new security suite designed to unify and accelerate the security analyst experience across the full incident lifecycle. The IBM Security QRadar Suite represents “a major evolution and expansion of the QRadar brand,” spanning all core threat detection, investigation and response technologies, with significant investment in innovations across the portfolio.

Cisco XDR solution

Cisco shared the latest progress towards its vision of the Cisco Security Cloud, a unified, AI-driven, cross-domain security platform. The new XDR solution and the release of advanced features for Duo MFA is designed to help organizations better protect the integrity of their entire IT ecosystem.