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DataVisor launches DCube delivering expanded control to data scientists and fraud teams

DataVisor, the award-winning AI-powered fraud management company, announced the launch of DCube. DCube builds on DataVisor’s pioneering fraud platform to deliver a single, turnkey solution that introduces unprecedented advances to the current fraud management landscape. DCube supports the fraud management needs of large enterprises by enabling organizations to minimize risk exposure, while putting control in the hands of its users to proactively detect and stop fraud in real time. “As the enterprise rapidly moves towards … More

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Experts to help boards tackle cybersecurity threats

A consortium of UK cyber security experts including UCL academics is to support global businesses to tackle online threats and protect themselves from cybercrime. The Cyber Readiness for Boards project, which is jointly funded by the National Cyber Security Centre and the Lloyd’s Register Foundation, has launched to explore the factors shaping UK board decisions around cyber risk and develop interventions to provide guidance and support. Project lead and Director of the Research Institute in … More

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Nozomi Networks shares research and tools to help ICS community defend against cyber threats

Nozomi Networks, the leader in industrial cyber security and operational visibility announced the launch of Nozomi Networks Labs. Focused on helping defend the industrial systems that support everyday life, Nozomi Networks Labs will share its own research and collaborate with partners, peers, universities, government and institutional reseachers. Its goal is to arm the ICS cyber security community with the information, tools and guidance necessary to reduce cyber threats to industrial and critical national infrastructure. As … More

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Code42 Next-Gen Data Loss Protection solution helps speed detection and response to insider threats

Code42, the leader in next-gen data loss protection, announced its Code42 Next-Gen Data Loss Protection solution now includes advanced data exfiltration detection. A policy-free alternative to traditional data loss prevention (DLP), Code42’s enhanced solution offers security teams even more visibility into file movement. The file focus makes it quicker and easier to detect unauthorized or accidental data exfiltration and insider threats. Designed for scalability, in seconds the solution can search an entire organization for file … More

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Latest tactics used by cybercriminals to bypass traditional email security

Cybercriminals are continuously using new strategies to get past email security gateways, with brand impersonation being used in 83 percent of spear-phishing attacks, while 1 in 3 business email compromise attacks are launched from Gmail accounts. Sextortion scams, a form of blackmail that makes up 10 percent of all spear-phishing attacks, continue to increase. Employees are also twice as likely to be the target of blackmail than business email compromise. These are the key findings … More

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Array Networks launches MARS monitoring and reporting system

Array Networks releases the Monitoring and Reporting System (MARS), which provides highly granular in-depth monitoring and reporting for one or more physical or virtual Array APV Series Application Delivery Controllers (ADCs). MARS enables IT administrators to ensure network uptime, application security, and a superior user experience by providing on-demand visibility into traffic patterns, potential server availability or responsiveness issues, handshake and authorization issues, and other indicators of risks to application security and server efficiency. “IT … More

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McAfee releases MVISION Cloud security solution for Microsoft Teams

McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, announced McAfee MVISION Cloud for Microsoft Teams, a comprehensive security and compliance integration for Teams. McAfee MVISION Cloud for Microsoft Teams is an extension to the already available comprehensive security solution that McAfee MVISION Cloud has for Microsoft Office 365. This solution nicely complements Team’s capabilities by using a frictionless API-based cloud-native approach that allows IT teams to seamlessly enforce data loss prevention (DLP) policies and collaboration controls, contextual access … More

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BitSight releases new capability for insurers to evaluate SMB cyber risk and issue policies

BitSight, the Standard in Security Ratings, announced the availability of a new capability for insurers that delivers accurate, trusted security performance information on millions of small- and medium-sized insurance applicants in just seconds, enabling underwriters to rapidly evaluate and price cyber risk for the growing SMB market. This new rapid underwriting assessment leverages BitSight’s market-leading security ratings platform and provides the most comprehensive, trustworthy security performance information available in the marketplace today. “Nearly half of … More

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ISACA issues new audit programs for blockchain, CASBs and GDPR

Auditors face an onslaught of new technologies, systems and regulations to incorporate into assessments. New audit programs from global technology association ISACA give auditors additional frameworks for toolkits to provide assurance for blockchain, cloud access security brokers (CASBs) and the EU GDPR. The Blockchain Preparation Audit Program helps organizations manage the preparation for using blockchain technology–the underlying distributed network system often associated with the decentralized cryptocurrency, bitcoin–found in applications across myriad industries. Covering all aspects … More

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Schneider Electric partners with Vericlave to protect customers’ critical IT and OT systems

Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, partners with Vericlave, a leading cybersecurity technology provider. Under the terms of the agreement, Schneider Electric will provide Vericlave’s advanced encryption technology to further secure and protect its customers’ critical IT and OT systems from the risk of cyberattack. “Digital transformation and the growth of IoT are giving rise to new threats that can have a massive impact on the safety, productivity … More

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Nearly half of organizations lack the necessary talent to maintain security measures

Regardless of their size, organizations share a common challenge: IT security teams are understaffed and overextended. The number of security alerts, the challenge of what to prioritize, and the shortage of expertise can be overwhelming and introduce risk. The Trend Micro research – which surveyed 1,125 IT decision makers across the globe – shows that 69 percent of organizations agree that automating cybersecurity tasks using Artificial Intelligence (AI) would reduce the impact from the lack … More

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42Crunch unveils new platform to discover API vulnerabilities and protect them from attacks

42Crunch, the leading API security company, officially announced the release of the 42Crunch API Platform, the world’s first API security cloud platform to discover vulnerabilities in APIs and protect them from attack. The 42Crunch Platform can protect SaaS, Web, or IoT APIs, as well as microservices. This follows the launch of the free API Contract Security Audit tool at APISecurity.io earlier this month. The tool helps API developers improve their API definitions that follow the … More

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Masergy launches a new AI-powered virtual agent to improve customer experiences

Masergy, a leading provider of secure SD-WAN, cloud communications, and managed security solutions, announced the launch of a new Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered virtual agent. Masergy Intelligent Virtual Agent powers virtual assistant and chatbot features for Masergy Global UCaaS solutions. It also serves as the queueing agent for Masergy Cloud Contact Center. “AI is poised to dramatically raise the table stakes for customer engagement,” said Bob Laskey, EVP and Chief Revenue Officer, Masergy. “This launch represents … More

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Kingston Technology launches new Data Center DC500R SSD optimized for read-intensive applications

Kingston Digital, the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, a world leader in memory products and technology solutions, announced it is shipping the Data Center DC500R Enterprise SSD optimized for read-intensive applications. This is the first drive in the DC500 series that implements Kingston’s strict Quality of Service (QoS) requirements to ensure predictable random I/O performance as well as predictable low latencies over a wide range of read and write workloads. Next week, the … More

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Paxata releases update for its Adaptive Information Platform

Paxata, the pioneer in self-service data preparation, announced the early availability of the Paxata Spring 2019 release, the next major update to the company’s award-winning Adaptive Information Platform. The latest release includes Intelligent Automation; a new, smart algorithmic capability that enables business analysts to automate and operationalize complex data prep projects and flows with the click of a button, accelerating the delivery of analytical projects. Paxata Spring 2019 also extends ease of use for business … More

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ADLINK and Charles Industries release micro-edge low latency AI/ML/DL solution

ADLINK Technology and Charles Industries have joined together to demonstrate the industry’s first complete micro-edge low latency Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning/Deep Learning (AI/ML/DL) solution that can be co-located on LTE small cell poles or with emerging 5G radios. The new solution is a compact low profile pole or wall mountable unit based on an integration of ADLINK’s latest AI Edge Server MECS-7210 and Charles’ SC102 Micro Edge Enclosure. Combining the rugged designs from the two industry-leading … More

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Ipswitch releases MOVEit 2019 with simpler, more flexible and secure features

Ipswitch, producer of award-winning and easy-to-use secure file transfer and network management software, released MOVEit 2019 Managed File Transfer (MFT) software with major enhancements to both MOVEit Transfer and MOVEit Automation. MOVEit 2019 gives customers new features that make implementations easier to use, scaling to cloud services like Microsoft Azure simpler, and provides more flexible security options. MOVEit is used by thousands of organizations worldwide for complete visibility and control over secure file transfer activities. … More

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Oracle Java SE 12 brings improvements to developer productivity

Oracle announced the general availability of Java SE 12 (JDK 12), continuing the six-month release cadence that provides enterprises and developers faster access to completed enhancements to the popular programming language. The release brings continued improvements to developer productivity, including a preview of switch expressions and abortable mixed collections for G1. All together, these enhancements elevate performance, functionality and security for Java SE Platform implementations in general, and the JDK in particular. Oracle JDK 12 … More

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Privitar launches FastStart to help startups leverage sensitive data

As with any company, startups are not immune to the threat of data breaches and have a responsibility to protect their customers’ data. In fact, startups face even higher consequences in the event of data breaches, as reputational damage can irreversibly affect the future of the company. Young companies with data-driven propositions, particularly those that require data to fuel innovative machine learning models, need to maintain trust with data subjects and partners to ensure sustainable … More

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Dragos acquires NexDefense, provides free asset identification tools

Dragos, provider of the industrial industry’s most trusted asset identification, threat detection and response platform and services, announced the acquisition of Atlanta-based NexDefense, a provider of industrial controls system (ICS) visibility technology. As part of this announcement, the company also introduced today Dragos Community Tools, a set of free assessment tools to help organizations of all sizes around the globe forge the path forward towards comprehensive ICS security. NexDefense further developed and sold Integrity, a … More

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Threat Stack provides full workload observability across all public cloud provider platforms

Threat Stack, the leader in cloud infrastructure security, announced the next stage of its multi-cloud support which extends security observability to containers. Leveraging full workload observability of all major public cloud platforms including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) gives Threat Stack customers the flexibility to scale and grow their business using the cloud platform of their choosing without sacrificing security. According to Gartner’s October 2018 report “Market Insight: Multicloud … More

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AlertEnterprise launches AI-powered Identity Intelligence technology for automated threat protection

AlertEnterprise, the leading physical-logical security convergence software company, announced its latest evolution in insider threat protection with the launch of its next-generation Identity Intelligence technology, available in the upcoming release of Enterprise Guardian and Enterprise Sentry software (“The system”). Identity Intelligence technology is designed to dramatically reduce the time and cost for detecting and resolving risk by automating threat protection, across IT, physical, and operational systems, from one place. Its enhanced machine learning capabilities automatically … More

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Netronome secures user data in Web 2.0 applications and prevents malicious attacks

Netronome, a leader in high-performance intelligent networking solutions, unveiled its Agilio CX 50GbE SmartNICs in OCP Mezzanine 2.0 form factor with line-rate advanced cryptography and 2GB onboard DDR memory. The new SmartNIC reduces tail latency significantly enabling high-performance Web 2.0 applications to be deployed in cost and energy-efficient servers. With advanced Transport Layer Security (TLS/SSL)-based cryptography support at line-rate and up to two million stateful sessions per SmartNIC, web and data storage servers in hyperscale … More

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Juniper Networks broadens commitment to open programmability with support of SONiC

Juniper Networks, an industry leader in automated, scalable and secure networks, announced native integration of Juniper’s platforms with Software for Open Networking in the Cloud (SONiC), which was developed and contributed to the Open Compute Project (OCP) Foundation by Microsoft. This integration will give cloud providers a simplified and automated switch management platform, enhanced by the rich routing and deep telemetry innovations valued by customers. Introduced by Microsoft in 2016, SONiC is a breakthrough for … More

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FileCloud releases new features for its mobile app

FileCloud, a cloud-agnostic enterprise file sync and sharing platform, announced advanced features for its mobile app, including full-text content search, single sign-on access, and mobile scanning capabilities powering collaboration for the mobile-first workforce. “The modern workforce is made up of global, remote workers and is rife with complications that prevent streamlined collaborative practices,” said Madhan Kanagavel, CEO of FileCloud. “FileCloud’s seamless mobile experience delivers end-user satisfaction with granular control and integration for enterprise IT administrators … More

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Wrike releases a new add-on feature and earns the ISO certification

Wrike, the collaborative work management (CWM) platform for high-performance teams, continues to remove the security barriers preventing enterprise companies from adopting a cloud-based CWM platform. The company announced that it is has earned the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification from the British Standards Institution. This recognition demonstrates Wrike’s relentless commitment to protecting customer data and supporting the most rigorous security standards. Wrike also announced the availability of Wrike Lock and Customized Access Roles, as well as five … More

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Arista announces a new platform that simplifies 100/400G networking

Arista Networks announced the Arista 7360X Series, a radically new and disruptive platform that doubles system density while reducing power consumption and cost. By doubling the network diameter, customers can address the demand for higher bandwidth with reduced leaf-spine tiers while lowering both capex and opex. Cloud providers now have the ability to migrate to higher performance 100G or 400G while leveraging Arista EOS; (Extensible Operating System) for single image consistency across the network. The … More

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NS1 releases new solution to protect organizations and their customers from DNS attacks

NS1, the leader in next-generation DNS and traffic management solutions, unveiled the Domain Security Suite – a turnkey suite of enterprise-grade DNS (domain name system) services and capabilities designed to keep organizations and their customers safe from a growing number of DNS threats. Earlier this year, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), a component within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), released an emergency directive after tracking a series of attempts to tamper with … More

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Entrust Datacard’s new guide provides actionable technical guidance for IoT stakeholders

Entrust Datacard, a leading provider of trusted identity and secure issuance technology solutions, announced its contribution to the new Security Maturity Model (SMM) Practitioner’s Guide, published by the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC). The Practitioner’s Guide provides detailed actionable guidance enabling IoT stakeholders to assess, manage and mature the security of IoT systems. Building on concepts identified in the groundbreaking IIC Industrial Internet Security Framework published in 2016, the SMM defines levels of security maturity for … More

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Everbridge launches Crisis Management solution to help organizations manage critical events

Everbridge, the global leader in critical event management and enterprise safety software applications to help keep people safe and businesses running, announced the launch of its Crisis Management solution, a new software application designed to help organizations dynamically manage the lifecycle of a critical event and accelerate response and recovery times. Crisis Management, which is fully integrated with the Everbridge Critical Event Management (CEM) suite, centralizes incident response tasks, activities and resources through a common … More

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