Fastweb launches FAST Security Coach, the Cyber ​​Security awareness platform

Fastweb launches FAST Security Coach, the Cyber ​​Security awareness platform

Fastweb launches FAST Security Coach

Fastweb continues its Cyber ​​Security strategy to support the country's digital transformation processes and launches FAST Security Coach, a real training program based on an advanced E-learning platform to promote the culture of security around the world and increase the awareness of the personnel of Italian companies, small and medium-sized enterprises and Public Administrations, with respect to the risks associated with cyber attacks.

In line with the new strategy "YOU ARE FUTURE" - which, in addition to supporting the digitization, attention to the environment promotes the widest dissemination of digital skills in the country - Fastweb, together with the experts of 7Layers, a leading company in IT security acquired for 70% by the company in 2020, contributes to providing an additional tool for preparation to help employees of organizations recognize and address Cyber ​​threats.

FAST Security C oach, in fact, is a solution that acts on the level of awareness of each individual member of the organization, on their ability to recognize potential threats and therefore adopt correct behavior to strengthen the level of security of Italian companies and public administrations.

Raising awareness of cyber threats has now become a priority to reduce the exposure of individuals and organizations to the risk of becoming victims of cyber attacks.| ); }

The Data Breach Investigations Report published by Verizon last year, showed that 85% of Data Breaches, that is the breach of security of personal data, are due to an incorrect behavior of users in using digital means of communication such as e-mails, phone calls, SMS or in the incorrect use of credentials, and not by particular vulnerabilities of technologies.

Organized in independent training modules that deal independently specific topics, the learning path offers constantly updated contents with respect to all the news in the Cyber ​​Security field and automatically provided according to the level of learning reached by each one.

The training path then provides for constant checks that allow users to face even complex issues gradually and with adequate preparation.

Elastic Launches Elastic Security for Cloud

Unifying cloud observability and security in a single platform to expand visibility and protection of cloud-native environments for deployment risks and runtime threats

  • Automating the identification of cloud threats and enabling analysts to accelerate their investigation and response workflows through new cloud workload protection platform (CWPP) capabilities

  • Enabling organizations to enforce their cloud security posture with Kubernetes security posture management (KSPM) and aligning deployments with security benchmarks such as Center for Internet Security (CIS) controls.

  • Eliminating the overhead of deploying, managing, and integrating disparate security operations, monitoring, and compliance tools

  • MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 07, 2022--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Elastic (NYSE: ESTC) ('Elastic'), the company behind Elasticsearch, today announced the launch of Elastic Security for Cloud featuring new capabilities for cloud risk and posture management, and cloud workload protection.

    Elastic Security for Cloud expands the capabilities of Elastic Security by bringing together the ability to enforce security posture for cloud-native and hybrid environments with infrastructure detection and response (IDR) to give customers deep visibility into cloud workloads and perform expert prevention, detection and response. Customers can monitor for deployment time risks and run-time threats in the unified Elastic Search Platform.

    Elastic Security also delivers out-of-the-box rules and machine learning models to identify known and unknown threats with insights derived from Elastic Security Labs, the company’s threat research, malware analysis, and detection engineering team.

    Providing a unified view across cloud-native and hybrid environments

    According to Gartner®[1], over 85% of organizations will move to a cloud-first model with 95% of new digital workloads deployed on cloud-native platforms by 2025. However, a recent study by Elastic found that nearly half (49%) of organizations adopting cloud-native technologies anticipate that misconfigurations will increase as a root cause of breaches over the next two years.

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    'While cloud security is key to business, it introduces more dependencies on various internal and third-party elements and increases complexity. The result is an environment with fragmented visibility, and you can’t secure what you can’t see. Such an environment can be difficult to secure, since many elements need to come together cohesively,' said Ken Buckler, Research Analyst - Security and Risk Management, Enterprise Management Associates. 'Elastic aims to reduce this complexity and improve attack surface visibility by delivering Elastic Security for Cloud on a single platform that enables customers to secure their cloud risks while integrating it within their broader security operations.'

    Key capabilities of Elastic Security for Cloud include:

  • Integrating cloud security into a unified platform for endpoint security, cloud security, SIEM, and XDR to deliver broad visibility and security while eliminating the overhead of deploying, managing, and integrating disparate security operations, monitoring, and compliance tools.

  • Securing cloud workloads and cloud native applications with a lightweight agent powered by eBPF technology to automate the identification of cloud threats with out-of-the-box detection rules and machine learning (ML) models.

  • Enabling analysts to accelerate workflows with integrated case management, built-in response actions, and native integrations with security orchestration platforms.

  • Accelerating the investigation experience for cloud-native and hybrid workloads across multiple clouds through a unified alert management console. The console features a terminal-like experience providing rich visibility and context into commands executed in cloud workloads, coupled with runtime intelligence integrations, OS and infrastructure analytics powered by osquery, and automation and integrations with IT and security orchestration platforms.

  • Enabling organizations to enforce cloud security posture for their Kubernetes deployments and aligning deployments with security benchmarks such as CIS controls. With this new capability, customers can identify misconfigurations and insecure configurations in their Kubernetes deployments and gain near real-time visibility into their cloud risk.

  • For more information read the Elastic blog about Elastic Security for Cloud or visit Elastic at RSAC 2022 booth #5563.

    Supporting Quotes:

  • 'We have been using Elastic for security analytics for years as a cost-effective and flexible way to secure our enterprise,' said Wes Connell, Cyber Defense Platform Lead, Uber. 'We've migrated more of our workloads to the cloud over the years so expanding our visibility into those providers is a top priority. The ability to monitor and secure an entire cloud inventory of assets, scale dynamically to deliver best-in-class customer experiences, and reduce risk without increasing the operational burden of multiple solutions is a game-changer for the security industry.'

  • 'One of the big benefits of Elastic Security is that they are constantly innovating to provide truly connected visibility, better detection and response capabilities, and comprehensive protection across our large and diverse environment,' said Andrew Stokes, Information Security Officer, Texas A&M Engineering. 'Bringing CWPP and KSPM capabilities into Elastic’s single, unified platform helps automate the identification of cloud threats while reducing tool sprawl and streamlining security operations.'

  • 'To protect applications and workloads in the cloud, security operations teams require deep visibility across their organizations’ underlying infrastructure and application data,' said Santosh Krishnan, General Manager of Elastic Security, Elastic. 'Elastic Security for Cloud provides customers with a single platform to monitor their cloud deployments, manage their cloud posture, and secure their cloud workloads - giving them the visibility they need to prevent, detect, and respond to threats faster.'

  • [1]Gartner Press Release, 'Gartner Says Cloud Will Be the Centerpiece of New Digital Experiences,' November 10, 2021.

    About Elastic:

    Elastic (NYSE: ESTC) is a leading platform for search-powered solutions. We help organizations, their employees, and their customers accelerate the results that matter. With solutions in Enterprise Search, Observability, and Security, we enhance customer and employee search experiences, keep mission-critical applications running smoothly, and protect against cyber threats. Delivered wherever data lives, in one cloud, across multiple clouds, or on-premise, Elastic enables 18,000+ customers and more than half of the Fortune 500, to achieve new levels of success at scale and on a single platform. Learn more at

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