Specops Software Doubles North American Sales Team to Meet Growing Dem (PRWeb) STOCKHOLM and PHILADELPHIA (PRWEB) April 20, 2021
Specops Software, the leading provider of password management and authentication, today announced that it has successfully doubled the size of it
Zerto Announces Partner Award Winners at ZertoCON 2021 (BusinessWire) Zerto, an industry leader in cloud data management and protection, has announced the partner award winners from ZertoCON 2021 Virtual.
Versa SASE Wins 2021 Government Security Award (Yahoo Finance) Versa Networks, the leader in SASE, today announced that Versa SASE is a Gold Winner of the 2021 Govies Government Security Award. The award program, sponsored by Security Today and SecGov, honors outstanding government security products in a variety of categories. Versa SASE won in the network security awards category.
Facebook Wants to ‘Normalize’ the Mass Scraping of Personal Data (Vice) An internal email lays out Facebook’s plan to talk more about scraping.
Satori Selected as Finalist for RSA Conference 2021 Innovation Sandbox Contest (GlobeNewswire) Satori Recognized for Revolutionizing Data Access, Security and Privacy
iboss Closes Q1 with Record Growth after Successful Execution of Global GTM Strategy (PRWeb) BOSTON (PRWEB) April 20, 2021
iboss, the leading Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) cloud security provider, today announced it has seen tremendous growth over the first quarter in 2021. Since rai
Zoom launches $100M Zoom Apps investment fund (TechCrunch) When Zoom launched Zoom Apps and the Marketplace as a place to sell them last year, it was a big signal that the company wanted to be more than just a popular video conferencing application. It wanted to be a platform, which developers could use to build applications on top of Zoom. Today the compa…
Mastercard to Acquire Ekata to Advance Digital Identity Efforts (BusinessWire) Today, Mastercard (NYSE: MA) took steps to advance its identity verification efforts with the acquisition of Ekata for US$850 million.
Cybersecurity M&A Roundup for April 12-18, 2021 (SecurityWeek) Several cybersecurity-related acquisitions and mergers were announced in the week of April 12-18, 2021.
Poppy Gustafsson: the Darktrace tycoon in new cybersecurity era (the Guardian) Gustafsson’s firm, founded when she was 30, is marketed as a digital parallel of a human body fighting illness
Darktrace targets listing for early May (ShareCast) Cyber-security firm Darktrace on Monday said it planned to list its shares on the London Stock Exchange in early May as part of its expected £3bn flotation.
Strata Identity Selected as Finalist for RSA Conference 2021 Innovation Sandbox Contest (BusinessWire) Strata has built a distributed Identity Fabric that unifies both cloud and on-premises identity systems so they can be managed as one.
Huawei’s Success In China A Win For Washington, Expert Says (Broadband Breakfast) The Chinese telecom giant is finding greater financial success on home turf, keeping it away from the U.S.
Sanctioned Russian IT firm was partner with Microsoft, IBM (king5.com) Of the six Russian technology companies slapped with sanctions, one of them stands out for its international footprint and partnerships with Microsoft and IBM.
Facebook oversight board delays decision on Trump ban to ‘the coming weeks’ (POLITICO) Facebook suspended the former president’s account in the wake of the Jan. 6 siege on the Capitol.
Monthslong hacking campaign deemed grave threat to U.S. national security puts Microsoft in hot seat (KTLA) The sprawling hacking campaign deemed a grave threat to U.S. national security came to be known as SolarWinds, for the company whose software update was seeded by Russian intelligence age…
Facebook planned to remove fake accounts in India – until it realized a BJP politician was involved (the Guardian) Whistleblower points to double standard in Facebook’s enforcement of rules against powerful
Nakasone: Workforce Development Issues Top Daily Thinking (Meritalk) Running both the National Security Agency (NSA) and U.S. Cyber Command in an era of expanding cyberattacks pushes a lot of pressing issues to the top of a leader’s to-do list, but for Gen. Paul Nakasone – who heads both organizations that are key to U.S. efforts to operate in cyberspace outside of national borders – workforce development tends to rise above the rest.
AUSTRALIA/UNITED ARAB EMIRATES : EDGE brings in Australian cyber experts to boost its hybrid warfare capacity (Intelligence Online) Australia’s offensive stance on cyber warfare has enabled it to become a leading member of the Five Eyes alliance but has also attracted interest from the United Arab Emirates. Emirati state defence
The Dell Tech And VMware Spin-Off Benefits Everybody (Fintech Zoom) #1-Ranked Industry Analyst Patrick Moorhead dives in as after listening to Dell Tech and VMware calls yesterday, reading through many things that have been written, and talking directly to Michael Dell this morning, it’s hard to find anything wrong with Dell Tech’s spin-off of VMware.
Dell is spinning out VMware in a deal expected to generate over $9B for the company (CTOvision.com) Dell announced this afternoon that it’s spinning out VMware, a move that has been suspected for some time. Dell acquired VMware as part of the massive $58 billion EMC acquisition (announced as $67 billion) in 2015. The way that the deal works is that Dell plans to offer VMware shareholders a special dividend of between $11.5
Thycotic and Centrify Complete Merger to Expand PAM Offerings (Infosecurity Magazine) The newly merged company will operate under the temporary name of ThycoticCentrify
Druva Secures $147 Million Investment to Extend Market Leadership (Druva) New Funding to Fuel Continued Innovation, Scale, and Expand Routes to Market for Druva Cloud Platform
Zscaler Buys Startup Trustdome To Control Cloud Permissions (CRN) Zscaler has agreed to purchase startup Trustdome to get control over who and what has access to data, applications, and services in public cloud environments.
How the Indian cybersecurity sector is poised to touch a pinnacle in the new normal: Investor Insights (YourStory.com) The digital push by the government is changing the way businesses are run in the country, and with growing cyberattack threats, more businesses are emphasizing proper cybersecurity protection.
US sanctions six tech firms for supporting Russian intelligence services (Computing) Named firms are Positive Technologies, ERA Technopolis, Neobit, Advanced System Technology (AST), Pasit and SVA
The $1 billion Russian cyber company that the US says hacks for Moscow (MIT Technology Review) The hackers at Positive Technologies are undeniably good at what they do. The Russian cybersecurity firm regularly publishes highly-regarded research, looks at cutting edge computer security flaws, and has spotted vulnerabilities in networking equipment, telephone signals, and electric car technology. But American intelligence agencies have concluded that this $1 billion company—which is headquartered in Moscow,…
U.S. Says Russian Cyber Firm Provided Venue for Recruiting Spies (Fintech Zoom) The U.S. government said that conferences operated by Positive Technologies serve as recruitment grounds for Russian intelligence, and accused the company of supporting the Kremlin’s spy agencies.
Reddit Launches Public Bug Bounty Program (SecurityWeek) Reddit offers up to $10,000 for critical vulnerabilities that could be exploited for bulk data compromise.
Cybersecurity VC Funding Hit Record in 2020 With $7.8 Billion Invested (SecurityWeek) Despite the coronavirus pandemic, 2020 was a record year for cybersecurity in terms of VC funding, reaching $7.8 billion invested globally.
B2B Marketplace Bizongo Fixes Leak That Exposed 2.5 Mn Customer Files (Inc42 Media) The cybersecurity vulnerability within the Indian tech ecosystem is growing wider and more apparent by the day, with another report of data leak surfacing this week.
PlexTrac Closes $10 Million Round to Fuel Growth of Cybersecurity Workflow Platform (Yahoo Finance) PlexTrac announces $10 million in Series A from Madrona Venture Group & Noro Moseley for Cybersecurity Workflow Platform
VMware is spinning off from Dell Technologies and will pay out a $12 billion cash dividend (Silicon Valley Business Journal) VMWare will maintain after the move a partnership with Dell, which has helped boost its sales.
Axis Security Selected as Finalist for RSA Conference 2021 Innovation Sandbox Contest (Axis Security) Axis App Access Cloud Recognized for Simple, Secure Approach to Enterprise Remote Access
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AT&T Cybersecurity Launches New Managed Endpoint Security Solution (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — What’s the news? AT&T* has launched a managed endpoint security solution through its alliance with SentinelOne. AT&T Managed Endpoint Security…
The Storybook Approach to MITRE ATT&CK (Trend Micro) Read this year’s MITRE Engenuity ATT&CK Evaluations story, which simulates techniques associated with notorious threat groups Carbanak and FIN7 to test solutions’ ability to detect and stop APT & Targeted Attacks.
Press Release: Next Peak Launches Geo Cyber Risk Index (Next Peak) Next Peak Launches Geo Cyber Risk Index for Multinational Companies to Navigate Dichotomy of Geopolitical Tensions and Global Economy
Atakama Signs Strategic Partnership with Nth Generation (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — Atakama Inc., the data security company that introduced their innovative multi-factor file-level encryption software, is excited to announce…
Sequitur Labs Presents Best Practices for Securing AI/ML Models at the Edge (BusinessWire) Sequitur Labs Presents Best Practices for Securing AI/ML Models at the Edge
Cybereason Excels in 2020 MITRE Engenuity ATT&CK Evaluations (Cybereason) The MITRE Evaluation validates Cybereason’s future-ready attack protection, and superior prevention, detection and response capabilities.
TruSTAR Introduces API 2.0, Operationalizing Data Orchestration and Normalization for a New Era in Intelligence Management (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — TruSTAR, a leader in data-centric intelligence integration and automation, today announced API 2.0, the latest version of TruSTAR’s API-First…
VMware supports distributed workforces with SASE security, global POP network – SiliconANGLE (SiliconANGLE) VMware supports distributed workforces with SASE security, global POP network – SiliconANGLE
LogRhythm Chooses Cybersecurity Specialist Distology as Its Value-Added Distributor in the UK and Ireland (LogRhythm) The exclusive distribution deal expands Distology’s solutions portfolio and enables more VARs to capture new revenue from real-time cybersecurity solutions.
Nextgen adds Forcepoint to expanding Singapore portfolio (Channel Asia) Nextgen has signed a distribution agreement with Forcepoint in Singapore amid plans to roll-out secure access service edge solutions via the channel.
ThycoticCentrify Announces Research Showing Promising Adoption of Cloud Identity and Access Management Measures (Centrify) Santa Clara, Calif. and Washington D.C. ― April 21, 2021 ― ThycoticCentrify, a leading provider of cloud identity security solutions formed by the merger of privileged access management (PAM) leaders Thycotic and Centrify, today announced new research that reveals promising cloud-based identity and access management (IAM) adoption in the enterprise space.
Palo Alto Networks Establishes World-Class Cybersecurity Consulting Group (Yahoo Finance) CORTEX SYMPHONY 2021 — Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW) today announced it is establishing a new cybersecurity consulting group to help enterprises respond to emerging threats as they navigate an increase in costly, crippling cyberattacks.
Blumira Announces Strategic Partnership With Access-Interactive (Blumira) Through a new partnership, Access Interactive customers will be able to access to Blumira’s cost-effective and easy-to-operate threat detection and response solution to help them effectively protect against cybersecurity breaches.
CyberGRX Partners with Recorded Future to Incorporate Third-Party Intelligence Into CyberGRX Risk Profiles (BusinessWire) CyberGRX announces a strategic partnership with Recorded Future to empower customers to better understand their vendor risk profile.
Zerto Unlocks Continuous Cloud Protection with New Data Protection Solutions for AWS Workloads (BusinessWire) Zerto opened its annual ZertoCON event with the announcement of new data protection solutions for Amazon Web Services (AWS) workloads.
Skyflow Launches First-Ever Data Privacy Vault for Fintechs, Delivered as an API (BusinessWire) The Skyflow Payments Data Privacy Vault lets fintech developers quickly build innovative apps without worrying about security, privacy or compliance
Merlin Cyber Launches FedRAMP Managed Service to Accelerate SaaS Companies’ Ability to Pursue $200B Public Sector IT Market (BusinessWire) Merlin Cyber today launched Constellation GovCloud™, a managed service that is designed to accelerate FedRAMP authorization for SaaS companies.
ThycoticCentrify Successfully Completes SOC 2 Type ll Compliance Recertification (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — ThycoticCentrify, a leading provider of cloud identity security solutions formed by the merger of privileged access management (PAM) leaders…
Kroll Launches Information Management and Governance Practice (Duff & Phelps) Kroll, the world’s premier provider of services and digital products related to governance, risk and transparency, today announced the launch of its Information Management and Governance practice, an evolution of the firm’s Legal Management Consulting services. Learn more
HID Global Adds Cloud-Based Multi-Factor Authentication to its WorkforceID Unified Identity and Access Management Platform (Yahoo Finance) HID Global adds cloud-based WorkforceID™ Authentication solution, creating an effortless experience managing identity credentials.
N-able (Formerly SolarWinds MSP) Announces Partnership With DNSFilter to Help MSPs Protect Customers From Online Security Threats With Advanced DNS Technology (BusinessWire) N-able (formerly SolarWinds MSP), the purpose-built partner for managed services providers (MSPs), today announced a collaboration with DNSFilter to i
Egnyte ensures greater security across Microsoft 365 with latest integrations (IT Brief) The new integrations are aimed at helping mid-sized organisations prevent data loss, address a growing number of regional privacy regulations, and simplify the overall management of content with minimal administrative overhead.
Trend Micro Offerings Are FedRAMP Authorized and Available on AWS (Security Boulevard) New support for U.S. federal agencies accelerating secure cloud adoption in 2021
News | Stellar Cyber Integrates Security (Pipeline Publishing) NEWS: in this press release, Stellar Cyber announced that its Threat Intelligence Platform (TIP) natively integrated into its Open XDR platform eliminates the need and cost for customers to subscribe to and manage third-party threat intelligence feeds.
Medtronic partners with cybersecurity startup Sternum to protect its pacemakers from hackers (TechCrunch) If you think cyberattacks are scary, what if those attacks were directed at your cardiac pacemaker? Medtronic, a medical device company, has been in hot water over the last couple of years because its pacemakers were getting hacked through their internet-based software updating systems. But in a ne…
Bowsher IT Chooses Comodo’s All-Inclusive Cybersecurity Platform to Protect Clients (PR Newswire) Bowsher IT chose to implement Comodo’s Dragon technology to provide them a solid structure as an MSP. Comodo gives Bowsher IT access to a…
BioCatch adds real-time risk notifications (Planet Biometrics News) BioCatch, a leader in behavioral biometrics, announced today the release of a powerful new fraud protection capability that offers continuous visibility into online banking sessions to detect the slightest sign of cybercriminal activity.
Nixu Gets to Grips with Cybersecurity challenges in the Industrial Internet (MyTechMag) Nixu is investing in the development of cybersecurity services for the internet of things (IoT) by setting up a start-up business unit to accelerate its IoT business.
NVIDIA Unveils ‘Morpheus’ Cybersecurity Framework (SecurityWeek) NVIDIA unveils Morpheus, a cloud-native application framework designed to help cybersecurity providers analyze more data without sacrificing performance.
Code42 Announces Its Accelerate Partner Program, Increases Partners on Board over 200% (BusinessWire) Code42 unveiled Accelerate, its channel partner program that is revolutionizing a market and taking Insider Risk Management mainstream.
CipherTrace Introduces Compliance Solutions for DEX and DeFi Protocol Using Chainlink Network (CTOvision.com) CipherTrace, a leading crypto intelligence company has launched its new compliance solution CipherTrace DeFi Compli that helps decentralized exchanges (DEXs) and DeFi applications to abide by the rules and regulations of the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). This is a big step towards bringing legitimacy to the fastly evolving DeFi space. The CipherTrace DeFi Compli
Digital Guardian Launches Industry-first DLP-as-a-Service for Midmarket Enterprises (Digital Guardian) North American Channel Program Delivers Cloud-based Managed Security Solution and Enterprise-class Data Protection to Midsize Organizations
Gigamon Partners with Riverbed to Radically Simplify Hybrid Cloud Deployment, Monitoring and Management (BusinessWire) Gigamon, the cloud leader in visibility and analytics, announced a partnership with Riverbed in support of the recent Gigamon Hawk launch.
Addressing Audit Log Storage for U.S. Federal Government Customers (Microsoft) At Microsoft, we offer a rich set of robust security and compliance capabilities in Office 365 and Microsoft 365. One of these is the ability to better understand account activity – like documents accessed, and mailboxes accessed – through audit logs to assess if, how, when, and to what extent a security incident has occurred. To be clear, audit logs don’t prevent attacks, but can be useful in retroactively examining how they occurred when an attacker is impersonating a user.
ThycoticCentrify Releases Enhancements to Secret Server to Strengthen Management of Enterprise Secrets (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — ThycoticCentrify, a leading provider of cloud identity security solutions, today announced the latest release of its award-winning privileged…
Inkscreen Partners with Vertosoft to Deliver Industry’s Most Secure Mobile Camera App to the U.S. Government (BusinessWire) Vertosoft to offer Inkscreen’s CAPTOR mobile camera app to help employees keep government images and data secure and meet compliance regulations
Zimperium and Ping Identity Extend Zero Trust Controls to the Most Vulnerable Endpoint: Mobile (Zimperium Mobile Security Blog) Integration of Zimperium’s mobile device risk attestation into the PingFederate platform enables real-time Zero Trust authorizations and access to corporate resources.
Auth0 Appoints Lucy McGrath as Vice President of Privacy (Auth0) Former Thermo Fisher Scientific and NBCUniversal executive leads Auth0’s global privacy programs
Accomplished Privacy Risk Management Professional Jamie Danker Joins Venable as Senior Director of Cybersecurity Services in Washington, DC (Venable) Venable LLP is pleased to announce that Jamie Dankerhas joined the firm as a senior director of cybersecurity services in the Washington, DC office.
Secret Double Octopus Hires New VP Of Global Sales (Mobile ID World) Secret Double Octopus will be looking to expand its customer base after bringing on Steve Laubenstein as its new VP of Global Sales
Intel 471 Adds its First Chief Information Security Officer and Names New Chief Marketing Officer (GlobeNewswire) Fueled by Increased Demand, Threat Intelligence Company Adds C-suite Cybersecurity Industry Veterans from Netenrich, RedSeal, CybelAngel and LookingGlass Cyber Solutions
Shelley B. Leibowitz joins BitSight Board of Directors (Help Net Security) BitSight announced it has appointed Shelley B. Leibowitz to its Board of Directors to lead the cybersecurity ratings market.
Guy Carpenter adds Swiss Re’s Cordonnier as cyber co-head (Insurance Insider) Guy Carpenter has signed up former Swiss Re director Anthony Cordonnier as managing director and global co-head of cyber alongside Erica Davis, who has been promoted internally.
ColorTokens Hires Vats Srivatsan, ex-Palo Alto Networks and Google Executive, as Its President and Chief Operating Officer (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — ColorTokens Inc., a Zero Trust cybersecurity platform company, announced today that it appointed Vats Srivatsan as its President and Chief…
New top executive named at AssuredTek (Rome Daily Sentinel) AssuredTek, a growing company which supports and defends business systems, networks and assets using an array of technology and professional services, has announced that Keith Hall has been named the …