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December Newsletter: Akto on AWS Marketplace, Upcoming DevSecOps Webinar and more

Our December newsletter about Akto on AWS marketplace, and major product updates such as Jira and swagger integration, improved SSO capabilities and support on CosmosDB and DocumentDB.

Akto december newsletter
Akto december newsletter
Akto december newsletter
Raaga Srinivas

Raaga Srinivas

10 mins

Akto extends our warmest wishes for a Happy New Year to all of our readers! As we bid farewell to 2023, we wanted to take a moment to appreciate the achievements of the last month of the year, and gear up to scale new heights in the year to come.

Last month we had several exciting developments including our listing on the AWS marketplace, and major product updates such as Jira and swagger integration, improved SSO capabilities and support on CosmosDB and DocumentDB.

TLDR Important Links

Before we dive in to our December highlights, we wanted to announce an exciting webinar coming up on Jan 18!

🌐 Webinar on API Security in DevSecOps

Akto Webinar in DevSecOps

We’re having a LIVE webinar on 'API Security in DevSecOps' hosted by Joe G.,VP of AppSec, Wells Fargo and Ankita Gupta, CEO and co-founder, on Jan 18 at 10 am PT.

Register for the Webinar →

Our team has been hard at work to bring you some stupendous news this past month.

🌅 Akto is on AWS Marketplace!

Akto AWS Marketplace

We’re thrilled to announce that Akto is now listed on AWS marketplace and we’d like you to share this milestone with us! With this partnership, AWS customers will now have easy access to our product, guaranteeing simplified deployment and a streamlined billing and licensing process.

Akto on AWS

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📊  Akto with Helm charts in Kubernetes

Akto Helm Charts

We have added Helm Charts Deployment as one of the 20 traffic connectors! Since release, this has become the most popular, recommended, and easy way to deploy Akto in Kubernetes environment.

Read announcement blog →

✅ SSO Support now includes Okta and Azure

SSO Support Okta and Azure

In addition to GitHub, on-prem users can now sign in to Akto through Okta and Azure. You can now access Akto in a way that’s most convenient to you, through an SSO you already use!

Check our documentation on Okta and Azure to get started.

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🎗️Enhanced support for Swagger

Akto Swagger

You can now import APIs from a Swagger/OpenAPI specification! This is a much awaited feature update for our users and we’re thrilled to introduce this update.

Read the documentation →

🧩 Integrate Akto with Jira

Akto with Jira

Using Jira, a popular project management tool used by development and security teams worldwide, you can now send all your findings from Akto and tag developers to each finding.

Read announcement blog →

⚡ Akto now supports CosmosDB and DocumentDB

Akto CosmosDB and DocDB

In addition to Managed MongoDB, Akto now also supports Microsoft Azure’s Cosmos DB and AWS’ DocumentDB as your preferred database engine. This will simplify your database administration tasks, such as maintenance, backups, and scaling, allowing you to focus on core operations in security testing.

More Product Updates

🚀 Akto Live Group Demo

Akto hosts a live, 45-minute session on our latest features and use cases. Expect to see:

  • An introduction to API security

  • Getting started with Akto

  • Key use cases solved by Akto

  • Any custom demand by audience

Register Now →

🤔 What’s Next?

We are building fast, very fast.

Feature request? Share your thoughts on Akto community or GitHub page. Your input helps shape our roadmap.

Coming soon

  1. Advanced Authorization and Authentication tests

  2. Lots of exciting UI Updates

  3. Advanced API Risk Prioritization

See you next month - and happy new year! 🚀

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