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 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.
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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
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, Akto.io on Jan 18 at 10 am PT.
Our team has been hard at work to bring you some stupendous news this past month.
🌅 Akto is on 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.
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📊 Akto with Helm charts in Kubernetes
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.
✅ SSO Support now includes 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!
🎗️Enhanced support for 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.
🧩 Integrate 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.
⚡ Akto now supports CosmosDB and DocumentDB
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
Introduced Role-based testing [Akto Self-Hosted]
Improved Postman Testing
Added usage measuring and tracking
Introduced Webhook Alerts to receive real-time notification in any app
Enhanced and Configurable CI/CD and CLI Test runs
Tagged API Vulnerabilities with relevant API CVEs
🚀 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
🤔 What’s Next?
We are building fast, very fast.
Advanced Authorization and Authentication tests
Lots of exciting UI Updates
Advanced API Risk Prioritization
See you next month - and happy new year! 🚀
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