Cado Security announced that it closed $10 million in Series A funding, bringing the company’s total capital raised to $11.5 million. Led by Blossom Capital with participation from existing investors including Ten Eleven Ventures, the new funding comes…Read More Cado Security raises $10M to accelerate adoption of its cloud-native digital forensics platform
AttackIQ announced that Ross Brewer has been promoted to General Manager and Vice President of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Asia Pacific Japan (APJ) regions. In his new role, Brewer will be responsible for developing the strategy to expand…Read More AttackIQ promotes Ross Brewer to GM and VP of EMEA and APJ regions
The cybersecurity industry loves acronyms and XDR is rising swiftly to the top of the charts of the current lexicon. Extended detection and response (XDR) is a designation used when you do not have the ability to cover a wide range of threat vectors. S…Read More XDR and MDR: What’s the difference and why does it matter?
Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $4.1 trillion in 2021, an increase of 8.4% from 2020, according to the latest forecast by Gartner. The source of funds for new digital business initiatives will more frequently come from business departments …Read More Worldwide IT spending to total $4.1 trillion in 2021
VMware unveiled expanded cloud workload protection capabilities to deliver security for containers and Kubernetes. The new solution will help increase visibility, enable compliance and enhance security for containerized applications from build to produ…Read More VMware increases visibility, enables compliance and enhances security for containerized applications
A new DataGrail report examined how millions of California consumers are exercising their privacy rights – to access their data, delete their data, and stop the sale of their data to a third-party – according to the CCPA, which went into ef…Read More The impact of the CCPA on companies’ privacy practices
A study of 299 internal audit organizations showed that the function faced both declining budgets and a significantly expanded workload in 2020, according to Gartner. “For many heads of audit, it’s not clear where the extra capacity is going to come fr…Read More Leaders need to find ways to increase internal audit capacity without increasing budgets
Jumio announced it secured a $150 million investment from Great Hill Partners. This infusion represents the single largest funding round in the digital identity space and speaks to the global importance of establishing a user’s identity remotely to def…Read More Jumio raises $150M to fuel innovation and automation
A study of 117 organizations in the second half of 2020 showed that compliance department spending was projected to plateau in 2020 after several years of rapid growth, according to Gartner. In the period from 2017-2019 total compliance spend per 1,000…Read More Compliance department spending plateaued in 2020
More and more applications – and with them workflows and entire business processes – are finding their way into the cloud. Analysts predict that IT security will follow suit, and this raises a few questions. Particularly in times of crisis, it becomes …Read More The future of IT security: All roads lead to the cloud
Gartner analysts have made five strategic predictions for the future of IAM and fraud detection.
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Companies are required to comply with regulations that set standards specific to financial and size thresholds, industry type, customer categories, or other parameters. But audits can be frustrating for companies that use cloud services and rely on the…Read More Passing a compliance audit in the cloud doesn’t have to be hard
Millions have flocked to video-conferencing solutions and organizations have relied more heavily on various applications (such as G Suite for end users, Azure for developers, or AWS for system admins) amid the COVID-19 crisis. According to Gartner, clo…Read More How to mitigate security risks as cloud services adoption spikes
Although many public and private sector organizations have elements of SASE in their IT stack, only 12% worldwide currently have a comprehensive SASE architecture, according to NetMotion. As the unexpected growth of remote working greatly accelerated c…Read More Only 12% of enterprises have fully embraced SASE
Tools for analytics and automation are providing today’s SOC teams with enhanced visibility, improved productivity, and unlimited scalability—and it couldn’t come at a better time. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, security has become a top priorit…Read More For SOC teams, the analytics and automation hype is real
Like their global peers, CIOs of Canadian organizations faced the humanitarian catastrophe of the coronavirus pandemic as managers, technology providers, executives and people.
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