November 8, 2018

Threat Stack Announces Acquisition of Runtime Application Security Vendor, Bluefyre

Addition of Runtime Application Security Gives Threat Stack Customers Full Stack Security Observability for Cloud Infrastructure

BOSTON, Mass. — November 8, 2018 — Threat Stack, the leader in cloud infrastructure security, today announced it has acquired application security vendor Bluefyre, to deliver full stack security observability from the control plane to the application layer. With the addition of Bluefyre, Threat Stack will empower developers to build secure, cloud-native applications that can detect and prevent threats at runtime, including applications running on Kubernetes.

Combining Bluefyre’s powerful application security capabilities with Threat Stack’s industry-leading cloud optimized intrusion detectionwill provide customers with complete, full stack security observability including the control plane, host, containers, orchestration, and application layer. By adding the application layer to its existing cloud infrastructure security capabilities, Threat Stack will enable its customers to truly integrate development, security, and operations into a completely unified DevSecOps program.

“We’re thrilled to welcome the Bluefyre team to Threat Stack. Observability of the application layer has been a key part of Threat Stack’s strategic vision, and Bluefyre’s capabilities provide the ideal complement to Threat Stack’s industry-leading cloud-optimized intrusion detection system,” said Brian M. Ahern, CEO, Threat Stack. “They have built an extremely powerful runtime application security product that will drastically increase the ability of Threat Stack customers to reduce risk within cloud infrastructure.”

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