Author Archives: Mirko Zorz

Protecting iOS and Android applications in a fully automated way

In this Help Net Security podcast recorded at Black Hat USA 2019, Dave Belt, Technology Evangelist at Irdeto, and Jaco du Plooy, VP Cloakware at Irdeto, discuss the current threat landscape, software security trends, and the importance of protecting iOS and Android applications. Here’s a transcript of the podcast for your convenience. Dave Belt: Good afternoon, my name is Dave Belt, I’m a technologist in the office of the CTO with Irdeto. And I’m here … More

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New infosec products of the week: August 16, 2019

BitSight Enterprise Analytics enables more effective risk management BitSight Enterprise Analytics helps security and risk leaders gain insight into the impact of risk introduced at the organizational group level – from subsidiaries to business units and departments – enabling them to identify the areas of highest risk concentration within their organizations. The solution provides visibility into which groups have the biggest impact on their organizations’ overall cyber risk posture and helps identify areas for security … More

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Embracing the cloud and meeting its security demands

If you want to build a career in information security, there’s no shortage of diverse roles you can aim for. Whether you’ll end up doing that or something else will depend on your specific abilities and preferences, which may ultimately steer you in an unexpected direction. But that’s not the case for Marco Rottigni, who joined Qualys in 2018 as Chief Technical Security Officer EMEA. His past roles at FireEye, McAfee and Stonesoft were logical … More

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New infosec products of the week: August 2, 2019

Qualys is making its Global IT Asset Discovery and Inventory app available to all businesses for free Qualys is making its Global IT Asset Discovery and Inventory app available to all businesses for free. In a world where connected devices are exploding, visibility across all devices and environments is critical. Capsule8 Protect now solves production security’s data warehousing problem Capsule8 announced Investigations, new functionality that adds full endpoint detection and response (EDR)-like investigations capabilities for … More

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Solving security problems: Security advice for those with limited resources

In this interview, Mark Sangster, VP & Industry Security Strategist at eSentire, gives SMBs advice on how to minimize the risk of a data breach through better security practices, sets out priorities for a successful data security plan, and opines on the key challenges for the information security industry over the next five years. Massive data breaches have unquestionably demonstrated that no organization, regardless of size, is immune to risky security practices. While large organizations … More

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The dynamic of modern security challenges: Issues security leaders face today

We sat down with Neil Weicher, CTO & Founder, NetLib Security, to discuss encryption technologies, the threat of legacy applications, the complexity of cloud security, medical IoT, and more. You’ve been in the information security industry for a long time. Based on your extensive experience, how do you see encryption technologies evolving alongside the fast-paced threat landscape? Many years ago encryption of data-at-rest was the somewhat neglected cousin to perimeter defenses. Companies thought all they … More

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New infosec products of the week: July 26, 2019

Centrify unveils free cloud-based PAM offering for organizations that do not have a password vault Centrify’s Free Tier Vault is available immediately in the AWS Marketplace, enabling organizations of any size to start controlling privileged access to critical systems and sensitive data in minutes, delivering PAM-as-a-Service. Centrify offers all the benefits of its SaaS Privileged Access Service to manage up to 50 registered systems and their associated service accounts free of charge. ESET unveils new … More

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New infosec products of the week: July 19, 2019

Perimeter 81 ensures zero trust access to web applications without an agent Zero Trust Application Access is designed to meet the demands of today’s ever-expanding modern network and ensure fully secured, isolated and agentless access to an organization’s critical web applications, SSH, RDP, VNC and Telnet in an emulated, streamlined and seamless way, regardless of where employees connect. Privitar extends data-protection and safe data-analysis capabilities of its Publisher product With Privitar Publisher 3.0, companies can … More

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True passwordless authentication is still quite a while away

The password has been one of the great inventions in the history of computing: a solution that allowed simple and effective identity and access management when the need arose for it. Unfortunately, as time passed, the downsides of using (just) passwords became apparent: they can be forgotten, guessed, cracked, stolen and, finally, misused. While we wait for the password to die… During the last decade or so, many IT and IT security professionals have foretold … More

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