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Lumu helps security teams minimize alert fatigue, prioritize response, and accelerate remediation

Lumu, the creators of Continuous Compromise Assessment cybersecurity model that empowers organizations to measure compromise in real-time, announced a new Compromise Context capability that offers robust contextual intelligence around confirmed compromise instances, enabling security teams to deploy accelerated incident response efforts with precision. This new contextual functionality is included as part of the Lumu Insights platform, its innovative cloud-based solution which collects and standardizes network metadata from a wide-range of network sources and puts it … More

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Kudelski Security enables Microsoft clients to simplify their security and compliance strategy

Kudelski Security, the cybersecurity division within the Kudelski Group, announced the launch of its dedicated Microsoft Security services, enabling clients to effectively consume and configure Microsoft security capabilities and add additional monitoring to their Microsoft 365 and Azure environments. This represents the latest expansion of a rapidly growing, cloud-first cybersecurity portfolio that supports digital transformation initiatives of global enterprises using private and public cloud services. In addition to providing a dedicated Microsoft focus, Kudelski Security … More

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Adaptiva unveils OneSite Cloud, speeding software deployment and increasing distribution reliability

Adaptiva announced OneSite Cloud as enterprises accelerate digital transformation and the move to modern management. This latest OneSite offering enables users to receive software and other content updates at unprecedented speed and scale from wherever they are without overwhelming the corporate VPN and WAN/SD-WAN links or compromising network performance — only an internet connection is required. OneSite Cloud debuts as leading enterprises increasingly recognize the benefits of cloud-based solutions, including greater flexibility, lower costs, and … More

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BigID Application Development Framework empowers customers to get more value from their data

BigID introduced the first Application Development Framework for any data discovery platform on the market. The BigID App Development Framework empowers customers and partners to get more value from their data by building custom application functionality on top of BigID’s market-leading data discovery platform. For the first time, customers and partners can add custom functionality to BigID to take action on discovered data for new use cases in data privacy, security and governance. “BigID’s App … More

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Nyxeia helps you manage assets and data privacy protection requirements

Nyxeia announced new releases of its Information Governance Suite products. These releases include major updates to the .discover and .policy products used for information search, enhancement, and full lifecycle governance. Also included is a new product called .preserve for digital asset preservation, legal hold, and defensible disposition. These important updates keep the product suite at the forefront of Information Governance innovation and help customers better manage both the growing volume of information assets and the … More

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Trustgrid’s Zero Trust platform extends software-defined perimeter to roaming end users

Trustgrid announced an extension of their leading Zero Trust software-defined perimeter platform to include agents for roaming end points. The software-defined connectivity company has deployed more than 1,000 end points, transferred more than $1 trillion in transactions through its fintech deployed connections, and is now extending its highly secure connectivity between any system, application, or device. The newly released Mac and PC agents address the growing demand for secure connectivity between remote end users and … More

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Laplink saves time for IT pros deploying new PCs or joining existing PCs to Azure Active Directory

Laplink Software announced its PCmover Enterprise solution now supports local Active Directory profile migrations to Azure Active Directory users. This is something that is not currently supported by Microsoft and IT professionals can now leverage PCmover Enterprise to streamline local Active Directory profile transfers and save hours of time per new PC deployed or per existing PC joined to Azure Active Directory. Traditionally, one of the most popular tools to migrate Windows user profiles from … More

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ADTRAN SDX supports more operator use cases and lowers ownership cost for fiber access networks

ADTRAN announced the expansion of its SDX series of open and disaggregated network elements – the market’s only commercially deployable, carrier-grade SD-Access solution. This broader range of fiber aggregation, access and ONTs in the SDX portfolio supports more operator use cases and lowers the total cost of ownership for next-generation fiber access networks. The demand for SD-Access solutions that align with leading next-generation open architectures, like SDN-Enabled Broadband Access (SEBA) within the Open Networking Foundation … More

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ADVA unveils the ePRC optical cesium atomic clock solution to help SPs combat GNSS outages

ADVA launched the industry’s first ePRC optical cesium atomic clock solution, protecting synchronization networks from costly and dangerous interruptions to satellite signals. The Oscilloquartz OSA 3350 ePRC+ provides unprecedented stability and significantly longer lifetime compared to all other ePRC cesium clocks. It’s also the first cesium clock on the market with built-in SNMP support. This innovation in the design of atomic clocks comes at a critical time when GNSS outages caused by jamming and spoofing … More

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Druva and FireEye enable customers to instantly monitor, analyze, detect and respond to insider threats

Druva announced the launch of an API integration with FireEye extending visibility and control over endpoint backup data to monitor, analyze, detect and respond to data breaches from ransomware, data theft, and insider attacks. Joint customers of Druva and the FireEye Helix platform can now dramatically reduce incident response times, minimize downtime, and accelerate recovery from protected backup data. With businesses facing a rapidly changing remote workforce population, the spotlight is on IT teams to … More

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Infocyte and CyberDefenses evaluate the end-to-end election process and provide cyber risk insights

Infocyte is partnering with CyberDefenses to deliver Election Security Assessments throughout the United States. CyberDefenses’ Election Security Assessment evaluates the end-to-end election process and provides cyber risk insights to arm election teams with stronger defenses against election cyberattacks and tampering. The process also includes a thorough review of security practices and delivers guidance on best practices for strengthening election security initiatives. “Infocyte is thrilled to partner with CyberDefenses to help protect the security and integrity … More

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Protegrity and Snowflake partnership brings added security to the cloud

Protegrity, the data-security solutions provider, announced a new partnership with Snowflake, the cloud data platform, to enable organizations with high security requirements to employ Protegrity’s data de-identification technology in the Snowflake environment. If a brand wishes to tap its consumer data to provide superior marketing and customer experiences, Snowflake provides the cloud data platform for accelerating those insights; Protegrity ensures the privacy of the data connected to the consumers. Today’s enterprises are leveraging hybrid- and … More

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Navisite acquires Privo to strengthen AWS service portfolio

Navisite announced its acquisition of Privo, a Premier Consulting Partner in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN). Privo will expand and enhance Navisite’s AWS and cloud services with a broad range of capabilities, from cloud assessment and planning through migration, cost optimization and managed DevOps. “Privo’s strong market reputation as an APN Premier Consulting Partner and highly skilled, certified experts are the perfect complement to our AWS practice and overall managed cloud service … More

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1touch.io raises $14M to increase its RD and field presence

1touch.io announced it has secured a $14 million Series A round from leading investors, including National Grid Partners (NGP) and Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP). Additional investors include, Connecticut Innovations, Mindset Ventures, and Ocean Azul Partners. 1touch.io will use the investment to increase the company’s RD and field presence. Pradeep Tagare, vice-president at NGP, will join the company’s board of directors. 1touch.io’s unique, network-based data discovery allows the enterprise to identify, in a continuous, automated, and … More

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Monty Venkersammy joins K2 Cyber Security as Vice President of Channel Sales

K2 Cyber Security announced that veteran sales leader Monty Venkersammy has been appointed as Vice President of Channel Sales. K2 Cyber Security was named one of the hot newcomers to the RSA Conference in 2020 by Help Net Security. Venkersammy is responsible for building the overall channel strategy for K2 Cyber Security, including signing new distributors and partners. K2 is committed to building and supporting a successful channel ecosystem to help companies secure their critical … More

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Composer.js: Framework and toolset for rapidly building back-end API services using NodeJS

AcceleratXR announced the launch of its new open source project – Composer.js. Composer.js is a framework and toolset for rapidly building back-end API services using NodeJS. The project is a fork of the internal tools and technology the company has been steadily building its innovative MMO gaming platform with over the last two years. “We originally built these tools to make our lives easier. So that we could build our MMO platform as fast as … More

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Cloudian HyperIQ: Efficiently managing storage across on-premise and hybrid cloud

Cloudian announced HyperIQ, a monitoring and observability solution for proactively and efficiently managing Cloudian storage and related infrastructure across on-premise and hybrid cloud environments—all from a single interface. HyperIQ features intelligent storage and user analytics, along with health checks, that enable predictive maintenance, enhanced security and resource optimization. As a result, customers can reduce mean time to repair, increase availability and accelerate new deployments, thereby saving operational costs and enabling them to adapt more easily … More

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Chef’s innovations enable continuous secure app delivery for InfraOps, AppOps and SecOps teams

Chef announced a number of new products designed to enable coded enterprises to work across silos to build competitive advantage through automation. The newly introduced Chef Compliance and Chef Desktop, in addition to notable enhancements to Chef’s application delivery capabilities, help organizations enforce and maintain compliance; deploy, manage, and secure desktop, laptop and kiosk workstation fleets and accelerate application definition and delivery. “Enterprises today are striving to do more with less through automation, unifying formerly … More

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Cyemptive Enterprise Scanner 2: Eliminating threats in files before a problem is actually initiated

Cyemptive Technologies, a provider of preemptive cybersecurity products and technology and winner of the Department of Homeland Security’s national competition for most innovative border security-related solution in the market, unveiled Version 2 of Cyemptive Enterprise Scanner (CES V2). It is a substantial improvement to the world’s first scanning technology that preemptively scans for infected files such as ransomware, malware, and other cyberthreats before they infect a system, as compared to other existing scanning technology that … More

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By Light and FireEye incorporate threat intelligence into cyberspace attacks

By Light Professional IT Services and the intelligence-led security company, FireEye announced the integration of Mandiant Threat Intelligence within By Light’s Cyberoperations Enhanced Network and Training Simulators (CENTS). The merged capabilities provide a unique platform to train defensive cyberspace operators against the most relevant malware tools threatening Department of Defense (DoD) networks today. As today’s cyberspace landscape features an increasing number of well-funded, highly organized, and complex adversaries, the use of real-world threat intelligence in … More

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Privitar and BigID enable enterprises to leverage their data safely and at great speed

Privitar and BigID have partnered to provide organizations with an integrated, automated approach to tackling some of the biggest challenges associated with deriving valuable insights from sensitive data. The integration of Privitar’s privacy engineering platform and policies with BigID’s data discovery and classification ensures that analytics teams can make use of well-defined, high resolution, de-identified datasets for their programs, and remove manual steps for privacy-aware data pipeline provisioning. “Timely data access and minimizing privacy risk … More

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OffsiteDataSync and Zerto make DRaaS easy while ensuring RTOs and RPOs of near zero

OffsiteDataSync is proud to announce the expansion of its partnership with Zerto to become a Gold Level Zerto Alliance Partner. The move further enables OffsiteDataSync to serve a broad spectrum of businesses with top performing DRaaS options powered by Zerto. Zerto’s solutions provide enterprises with Continuous Data Protection, enabling of near zero recovery time objectives (RTOs) and recovery point objectives (RPOs). OffsiteDataSync and Zerto make DRaaS easy while ensuring RTOs and RPOs of near zero. … More

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Avaya and Windstream expand partnership to accelerate path to cloud for their mutual customers

Avaya Holdings and Windstream Enterprise, a managed communications services provider, announced an expansion of their partnership and a new joint product development framework designed to foster enhanced innovation, enabling both companies to develop combined solutions that accelerate the path to cloud for their mutual customers. “We’re committed to jointly develop additional opportunities for customers to move to the cloud,” said Jim Chirico, Avaya President & CEO. “Our message to partners is to embrace the new … More

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Snowflake and Deloitte alliance delivers businesses a foundation for a modern data strategy

Snowflake, the cloud data platform, announced further advancements to their alliance with Deloitte, the professional services organization, to deliver businesses a foundation for a modern data strategy. Enterprises across industries leverage Deloitte’s experience executing data-driven modernization and digital transformation projects to capitalize on the benefits of Snowflake’s single, integrated platform in their preferred or multi-cloud environments. Many organizations are redefining the way they operate in order to remain competitive and relevant amid today’s constantly evolving … More

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Google Cloud and the UK govt sign MoU to increase innovation and deliver digital transformation

Google Cloud announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with UK Crown Commercial Service (CCS). The intent of the MoU is to make it easier and more affordable for UK public sector agencies to leverage the full range of Google Cloud’s services to increase innovation and deliver digital transformation. CCS, the UK Cabinet Office executive agency and trading fund, engaged Google Cloud in 2019 to discuss requirements for cloud services under the … More

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SentinelOne raises $200M to accommodate customer demand and accelerate growth

SentinelOne, the autonomous endpoint protection company, announced it has raised $200 million in Series E funding led by global venture capital and private equity firm Insight Partners, with participation from Tiger Global Management, Qualcomm Ventures LLC, Vista Public Strategies of Vista Equity Partners, Third Point Ventures, and previous investors. The round elevates SentinelOne’s valuation to $1.1 billion. The funding will enable SentinelOne to continue accommodating record breaking customer demand and accelerate growth as the world’s … More

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Security Compass announces key additions to its management team

Security Compass announced key additions to their management team. Nick Lantuh and Bob Ranaldi have been appointed to the Security Compass Board of Directors and are joined by new Advisor Milo Sprague. On the heels of Security Compass’ strategic investment from FTV Capital in January 2020, the expansion of their board and advisory members positions the company for continued growth. “Security Compass is committed to helping companies improve their time to market while building, deploying … More

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Checkmarx SCA: New SaaS-based software composition analysis solution

Checkmarx announced the launch of Checkmarx SCA (CxSCA), the company’s new, SaaS-based software composition analysis solution. CxSCA leverages Checkmarx’s source code analysis and automation capabilities, empowering security and development teams to easily identify vulnerabilities within open source software that present the greatest risk and enable developers to focus and prioritize remediation efforts accordingly. This dramatically reduces time spent from the point of vulnerability detection to remediation and increases developers’ overall productivity. Existing approaches to securing … More

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VMware vSphere 7: Enabling enterprises to deliver elastic infrastructure for AI and ML apps

VMware introduced a new integrated feature in VMware vSphere 7 that will enable enterprises to deliver elastic infrastructure on-demand for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) applications. This new feature—VMware vSphere Bitfusion—is developed out of VMware’s 2019 acquisition of Bitfusion, a pioneer in the virtualization of hardware accelerator resources including graphics processing unit (GPU) technology. Organizations use hardware accelerators such as GPUs to dramatically improve the performance of AI/ML workloads that may run several … More

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Incognia launches location-based behavioral biometrics solution to combat mobile fraud

Incognia announced the launch of its location-based behavioral biometrics solution developed to combat rising rates of mobile fraud. Incognia’s Anti-fraud SDK and APIs enhance identity verification and authentication for banks, fintech and retailers with mobile applications. Working in the background, Incognia builds a unique location fingerprint for each mobile user, without capturing or storing any PII, to create a private digital identity. In 2019, 93% of all mobile transactions (1.7 billion in total, across 20 … More

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Signifyd unveils tool that enhances authorization-stage order approvals for retailers

Signifyd announced the launch of its Authorization Rate Optimization solution, a powerful tool to maximise online retailers’ conversion rates and protect them from authorization-stage order declines that have become increasingly costly as fraud rings have become increasingly sophisticated. Authorization Rate Optimization allows retailers to maximise revenue from online transactions by harnessing machine learning and data from Signifyd’s vast Commerce Network to weed out fraudulent orders before they are presented to payment gateways for authorization. The … More

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Epicor DocStar ECM 20.1: Enabling teams to work smarter from any location

Epicor Software Corporation, a global provider of industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth, announced that its DocStar product line has released the newest version of the DocStar Enterprise Content Management solution. The 20.1 release of DocStar ECM introduces an upgraded user interface, enabling teams to work smarter from any location. “The remote workforce is growing as businesses become more resilient – and a new evolution of work is taking over. With the newest version … More

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Endace and Palo Alto Networks Cortex XSOAR enable accelerated forensics of cyberthreats

Endace announced that the EndaceProbe Analytics Platform is now integrated with Palo Alto Networks Cortex XSOAR (previously Demisto), the industry’s first extended security, orchestration, automation and response platform with native threat intel management that empowers security leaders with instant capabilities against threats across their entire enterprise. Through this integration, Endace and Cortex XSOAR provide customers with network packet capture from within Cortex XSOAR playbooks to enable accelerated, evidence-led, forensic investigation of cyberthreats. The integration leverages … More

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Fusion Risk Management adds Resilience Essentials for Work.com on Salesforce AppExchange

Fusion Risk Management announced the addition of Resilience Essentials for Work.com on Salesforce AppExchange — the world’s leading enterprise cloud marketplace. Fusion Risk Management is designed to provide Work.com customers with important insights into site criticality, operational readiness, and key risks to help manage a successful return to work. The Work.com collection page is an expansion of the AppExchange COVID-19 Resources for Businesses. Each listing included in the Work.com collection page extends the power of … More

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Fortress’ Asset to Vendor Network announces first new partner to secure U.S. power grid

The Asset to Vendor Network for Power Utilities (A2V) announced the group’s first new partner. Founded by Fortress Information Security (Fortress) and American Electric Power (AEP), A2V was formed to create a security partnership that allows power companies to share vital cyber-threat information and bolster cyber defenses. Atlanta-based Southern Company has signed on as the first new partner of the group. Utility companies have invested and built formidable cyber defenses to “wall” off networks and … More

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ThreatConnect partners with Spire Solutions to expand presence to the Middle East and GCC

ThreatConnect announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Spire Solutions, the leading and value added disruptive distributor to the Gulf Cooperative Council (GCC) and the greater Middle East. Under the terms of the agreement, Spire Solutions will offer the full suite of ThreatConnect’s security operations solutions which include its award-winning Threat Intelligence Platform (TIP) and industry-best Security Orchestration Automation and Response (SOAR) Platform. These offerings further expand Spire Solutions’ ability to help … More

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Open Security & Safety Alliance milestones fuel creation of new value within the security space

The Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA), an industry body comprised of leaders, influencers and innovative organizations from all facets of the security, safety and building automation space, announced a series of milestones achieved in the past 20 months since the Alliance opened its doors. Significant markers include the OSSA common Technology Stack and two resulting specifications, the introduction of the first OSSA-inspired digital marketplace, and the newly unveiled “Driven by OSSA” designation for the … More

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DCSA publishes IoT connectivity interface standards for shipping containers

Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA), a neutral, non-profit group established to further digitalisation of container shipping technology standards, in conjunction with its nine member carriers, published IoT connectivity interface standards for shipping containers. The standards can be implemented by vessel operators and owners as well as ports, terminals, container yards, inland logistics providers and other third parties to ensure interoperability between smart container solutions at the radio interface level. With these standards in place, carriers … More

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Fujitsu releases seven models of Notebook LIFEBOOK to support initiatives on remote work

Fujitsu announced the launch of seven models of Notebook LIFEBOOK with Windows 10 and the latest 10th generation Intel Core Processor. Sales of the new models will be rolled out in Asia. By expanding its lineup of superior mobile products, Fujitsu will continue to support initiatives on remote work, as part of the customers’ workstyle transformation. LIFEBOOK U Series: Ultra-mobile for business computing needs The new LIFEBOOK U7310 (13.3”), LIFEBOOK U7410 (14”) and LIFEBOOK U7510 … More

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CloudBolt Software acquires SovLabs to help customers simplify their journey to the hybrid cloud

CloudBolt Software announced it has acquired SovLabs, an innovator of codeless integration technologies for hybrid cloud. This acquisition enables CloudBolt to better serve its growing base of global customers and the thousands of VMware vRealize customers as enterprises increasingly adopt new tools like HashiCorp Terraform, Kubernetes, ServiceNow, and more. With SovLabs, CloudBolt instantly doubles its customer base, increases its employee headcount by 50%, and acquires SovLabs’ award-winning technology to advance CloudBolt’s cloud management vision. Coming … More

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Visual Labs acquires FastRedaction, integrates it into its evidence management platform

Visual Labs announced that it has acquired FastRedaction, a product developed by Intrinsics Imaging. The purchase has allowed Visual Labs to provide a fully-integrated, cloud-based, and CJIS-compliant redaction solution as part of its evidence management platform. The FastRedaction software leverages artificial intelligence and allows users to automatically blur faces, track objects, and redact audio. The software is available to Visual Labs smartphone body and dash camera customers, as well as other organizations seeking a highly-automated … More

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Allianz hires Thomas Kang as Head of Cyber in North America

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) announced that Thomas Kang will join as Head of Cyber in North America effective June 15, 2020. Based in New York, he will report to Paul Schiavone, North America Regional Head of Financial Lines, North America and Regional Head of Corporate Long Tail Lines and ART. Tom joins AGCS from Willis Towers Watson, where he served as Global Cyber Product Leader since 2018. During this time, he formulated cyber … More

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VMware appoints Carol Carpenter as CMO

VMware announced that Carol Carpenter has joined the leadership team as chief marketing officer. As CMO, Carpenter is responsible for leading all aspects of the Global Marketing organization, which includes Corporate Marketing, Partner, Segment and Field Marketing. “We are excited to have Carol bring her deep technology experience and industry prowess to VMware,” said Sanjay Poonen, chief operating officer, VMware. “Carol’s passion for solving customer problems aligns well with VMware’s customer-first approach and her expertise … More

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Thomas Eacobacci joins BlackBerry as President

BlackBerry announced the appointment of Thomas Eacobacci as President. Eacobacci will be responsible for driving BlackBerry’s sales, field marketing, engineering, and customer support for BlackBerry Spark and BlackBerry IoT Solutions. BlackBerry Advanced Technology Labs, licensing, and corporate functions will continue to report to John Chen, Executive Chairman and CEO. BlackBerry is poised to be the leader in the enterprise IoT software market. BlackBerry’s software solutions now set the standard for how connected endpoints are built, … More

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Zyxel launches USG FLEX series of mid-range firewalls for small- and medium-sized businesses

As remote working becomes the new normal, businesses face the challenge of keeping their business secure while meeting the needs of a more flexible workforce. Zyxel Networks announced USG FLEX, a new series of mid-range firewalls designed for small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to keep up with the workplace mobility, connectivity and security requirements post-pandemic. Zyxel’s new USG FLEX 100, USG FLEX 200 and USG FLEX 500 firewalls feature upgraded hardware and software power that … More

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Aruba’s AI-powered infrastructure optimizes customers’ reimagined work environments

Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, unveiled a suite of innovative workplace solutions and a new vision for three return to work scenarios – returning to the office and venues, working from home, and ultimately, the office reimagined. With Aruba’s AI-powered, cloud-native networking solutions as their foundation, each scenario provides pragmatic steps organizations can take today to expedite business recovery and implement contact tracing and touchless solutions that enhance the health and wellness of employees … More

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New BitSight capabilities enable more effective third-party cyber risk management

BitSight, the Standard in Security Ratings, announced several new, innovative capabilities within its BitSight for Third-Party Risk Management solution that provide intelligent recommendations, operational guidance, and risk prioritization to enable more effective third-party cyber risk management. The enhanced platform helps organizations achieve greater operational efficiency and measurably reduce risk across their extended business ecosystem. “Third-party ecosystems are expanding rapidly and organizations of all shapes and sizes struggle to create effective risk management programs,” said Dave … More

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YouAttest’s cloud-based tool automates reporting and auditing services for Okta’s Identity Cloud

YouAttest, an innovator in the Identity Governance & Administration (IGA) market, announced the general availability of YouAttest’s Identity Compliance Solution (ICS), the first cloud-based tool which automates reporting and auditing services for Okta‘s Identity Cloud. YouAttest has joined the Okta Integration Network (OIN) and its ICS products have completed certification with the Okta SSO and security methodology. This solution automates and accelerates verification of security roles and permissions, used by organizations for a wide range … More

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nCipher provides control of customer-managed keys and critical assets in Azure

nCipher Security, an Entrust Datacard company, announces its support for new key import method (BYOK) for Azure Key Vault, allowing customers to generate and transfer encryption keys to Azure Key Vault using an on-premises or as a service nShield HSM, giving them complete control over both their keys and their data security. While cloud service providers follow best practices to protect data, subscribers are still ultimately responsible for the security of their data in the … More

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Arc integrates with Akamai, Catchpoint and MuleSoft to enhance its capabilities for enterprise customers

Arc Publishing, the premier content management platform from The Washington Post, announces it has expanded its integration with industry-leading software from Akamai, Catchpoint and MuleSoft, greatly enhancing its capabilities for enterprise customers worldwide to ensure they have access to the best-in-class tools on the market. These additions build on Arc’s advanced integration of Amazon Web Services (AWS) and position the business for continued growth among enterprise brands and media companies. “Operational continuity, ease of use, … More

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oneM2M welcomes new members to accelerate IoT market development through interoperability

International standards initiative oneM2M announced it has welcomed a range of new members as organizations around the world seek to accelerate the development of the Internet of Things (IoT) market through greater interoperability. A cybersecurity specialist, research institutes, service providers and the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid’s faculty of computer science are among the latest companies to join the organization. The newest additions to oneM2M’s vast membership come from America, Asia, Europe and Russia, demonstrating the … More

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CirrusHQ secures £400,000 growth investment, appoints Alastair Mills as Chairman

CirrusHQ announced it has secured a £400,000 growth capital investment plus the appointment of Alastair Mills as the company’s new Chairman. CirrusHQ will use the funds to build its presence in the UK, most notably in the education sector where it is the first and only UK Consulting Partner to hold the AWS Education Competency and the Well Architected Framework certification. The company also specialises in public sector and enterprise deployments. CirrusHQ focuses exclusively on … More

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Cygilant appoints Kevin Gannon as new Vice President of Engineering

Cygilant, provider of Cybersecurity-as-a-Service to mid-sized organizations, announced that Kevin Gannon has joined the Cygilant team as the company’s new Vice President of Engineering. Based in the company’s newly opened Belfast office and reporting directly to Cygilant’s CEO, Kevin is responsible for leading the company’s engineering efforts. In this role, Kevin will build out a strong and diverse software engineering center of excellence, drive forward the company’s R&D agenda, and ultimately ensure a high quality … More

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Malwarebytes hires Dariusz Paczuski as senior vice president of marketing

Malwarebytes announced that it has hired Dariusz Paczuski as senior vice president of marketing, to help scale the company’s consumer and enterprise businesses. Paczuski joins Malwarebytes from Verizon Media where he served as vice president of consumer growth marketing, leading global brand, creative, product, and performance marketing for their $7.5B advertising, media, commerce, and subscription businesses – serving nearly 900 million people around the world. “Malwarebytes is at an exciting stage where marketing will help … More

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Blackpoint Cyber launches 365 Defense, a Microsoft 365 security add-on for its MDR service

Blackpoint Cyber released 365 Defense – a Microsoft 365 security add-on for its true Managed Detection and Response (MDR) service. With 365 Defense, Blackpoint adds 24/7 monitoring, threat detection, and security policy enforcement for Microsoft 365 environments. The add-on is available to existing and new clients and provides an additional offering for Blackpoint partners, including Managed Service Providers (MSPs). There’s been an alarming increase in Microsoft 365 account takeover (ATO) attacks according to a report … More

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Thierry Delaporte joins Wipro as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director

Wipro announced the appointment of Thierry Delaporte as the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of the company, effective July 6, 2020. Until recently, Thierry Delaporte was the Chief Operating Officer of Capgemini Group and a member of its Group Executive Board. During his twenty-five year career with Capgemini, he held several leadership roles including that of Chief Executive Officer of the Global Financial Services Strategic Business Unit, and head of all global service lines. … More

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AttackIQ Informed Defense: Automated continuous security validation and remediation

AttackIQ announced the launch of AttackIQ Informed Defense, the most significant product release in the company’s history. This new offering is in direct response to the evolution of attackers and their methods in becoming more targeted, sophisticated and automated. To stay ahead of the threat, enterprise security teams need to validate and continually assess that cyber defenses are always optimally configured. The AttackIQ Informed Defense Architecture (AIDA) enables a transparent and completely manageable attacker kill … More

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Netography launches two new data collection agents to enhance security and data privacy capabilities

Security platform provider Netography announced advanced security and enhanced data privacy capabilities with the release of two new powerful data collection agents. These agents significantly expand network visibility, enable pinpointed data access, and reduce mean time to resolution across an organization’s entire network. Netography recognizes that every enterprise network is unique, and security professionals face complex data collection challenges. Netography’s new innovative agents now allow access to terminal access points (TAPs), and port mirroring data, … More

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Unravel for AWS Databricks: Supporting big data workloads wherever they reside

Unravel Data announced Unravel for AWS Databricks, a solution to deliver comprehensive monitoring, troubleshooting, and application performance management for AWS Databricks environments. Unravel for AWS Databricks leverages Unravel’s AI-powered data operations platform to accelerate performance of Spark on AWS while providing unprecedented visibility into runtime behavior, resource usage, and cloud costs. “As business needs evolve, data workloads are moving to a growing variety of settings, stretching across on-prem environments, public clouds, multiple clouds and a … More

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Aptum unveils Managed DevOps Service with CloudOps to boost speed of application delivery

Aptum, a global hybrid cloud and managed services provider, launched its Managed DevOps Service in partnership with CloudOps, a cloud consulting and professional services company specializing in DevOps. The Managed DevOps Service offers a cloud-based DevOps platform that allows customers to automate their development pipelines and reduce application delivery times. Customers are also provided with hands-on training on DevOps practices and tools so they can succeed. Through this offering, customers gain access to two highly … More

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Siren 10.5: Fusing big local data with results returned dynamically by remote web services

Siren, the provider of Investigative Intelligence analytics, announced the release of Siren 10.5. The latest version of Siren features several notable improvements, including the ability to fuse big local data with results returned dynamically by remote web services – a capability Siren calls Knowledge Graph “augment on demand”. Dr. Giovanni Tummarello, Founder and Chief Product Officer at Siren, said: “With Siren, a data model is used to virtually connect organizational data – from DBs to … More

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Tufin SecureCloud now secures cloud-native, multi-cloud, and hybrid-cloud workloads and applications

Tufin announced a new release of Tufin SecureCloud, providing security for cloud-native, multi-cloud, and hybrid-cloud workloads and applications. The new release includes Center for Internet Security (CIS) Benchmarks for Kubernetes and public cloud environments, Kubernetes best practices and assessments, streamlined risk analysis, enhanced security policy discovery and automatic generation. With these new capabilities, companies can accelerate their digital transformation and cloud-first initiatives by securing cloud-native workloads, without compromising the speed and agility businesses have come … More

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RapidAPI adds Microsoft Azure Cognitive Services to its Marketplace

RapidAPI announced that it has added a dozen Microsoft Azure Cognitive Services to its Marketplace including APIs for Vision, Language, Web Search, and Decision. The RapidAPI Marketplace provides the connective tissue for bringing thousands of APIs and microservices together, offering APIs from providers like Microsoft, Twilio, SendGrid, Nexmo, Skyscanner, Crunchbase, and more. With the addition of the Microsoft Azure Cognitive Services APIs, it is easier than ever for the RapidAPI developer community to incorporate advanced … More

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Signavio and Deloitte partnership addresses areas of DX, process digitization, and automation

Business transformation specialists Signavio and Deloitte have announced a new global partnership. The announcement brings together both companies to address the growing worldwide demand for solutions and services in the areas of digital transformation, process digitization, and automation. The partnership supports global users across all digital transformation projects, including the areas of process excellence, ERP transformation, RPA, risk and compliance, and customer excellence. To drive these global projects, the partnership will utilize the entire solution … More

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Microsoft and Alibaba Cloud join Crossplane project implementing the Open Application Model

Upbound, the company behind open source projects Rook and Crossplane, announced Alibaba Cloud and Microsoft have joined the Crossplane project. Announcements were made from the inaugural Crossplane Community Day, attended by community members from across the ecosystem. “We launched Crossplane over a year ago to bring the same control plane-centric approach pioneered by cloud providers like AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud to the enterprise and open source community,” said Bassam Tabbara, Founder and CEO … More

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Splunk users now have access to Sixgill’s Darkfeed, enhancing security and threat protection

Sixgill announced that users of Splunk, the Data-for-Everything platform, will have access to Sixgill’s Darkfeed, the company’s automated stream of indicators of compromise. By leveraging Darkfeed in Splunk’s analytics-driven SIEM, enterprises gain contextual and actionable insights in real-time to enhance security and proactively protect against threats. “Manual threat intelligence can take days, while criminals operate by the hour. Darkfeed delivers automated insights in real-time so security teams can react instantly and stay ahead of threats,” … More

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Synack raises $52M to transform security testing through its crowdsourced platform

Synack announced that it raised $52 million in Series D funding to transform security testing through its crowdsourced platform powered by the world’s most skilled ethical hackers who work with proprietary Synack technology to accelerate the hunt for critical software vulnerabilities. New investors B Capital Group and C5 Capital co-led the round, bringing total funding to $112.1 million. Previous investors GGV Capital, GV (formerly Google Ventures), Hewlett Packard Enterprise (“HPE”), Icon Ventures, Intel Capital, Kleiner … More

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Beyond Identity forms an all-star technical advisory board

On the heels of exiting stealth with $30 million in Series A funding from marquee investors and introducing a revolutionary, passwordless identity management solution, Beyond Identity announced the formation of an all-star technical advisory board comprising the “Father of SSL,” the co-inventor of public-key cryptography (PKC), and CISOs from two of America’s most successful companies, Koch Industries and Aflac. Dr. Taher Elgamal, Professor Dr. Martin Hellman, Jarrod Benson, and Timothy L. Callahan, respectively, have teamed … More

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WhiteHat adds two application security executives to its leadership team

WhiteHat Security announced the appointment of Tanya Gay to Vice President of Operations and Business Strategy, and the promotion of Judy Sunblade, to Vice President of Revenue Growth and Enablement. Both Tanya and Judy will report to Chief Revenue Officer, Dave Gerry and are responsible for driving operational efficiencies and pipeline growth, respectively, to accelerate WhiteHat Security’s growth. “WhiteHat has seen tremendous success throughout the past few years, and we do not plan on slowing … More

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Hackers awarded $100 million in bug bounties on the HackerOne platform

HackerOne announced that hackers have earned $100 million in bug bounties on the HackerOne platform. From $30,000 paid to hackers across the globe in October 2013 — the first month of bounty payments on HackerOne — to $5.9 million paid to hackers in April 2020, working with hackers has proven to be both a powerful way to pinpoint vulnerabilities across digital assets and more than just a past-time. It’s a career. “We started out as … More

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Allot BusinessSecure: A new solution for CSPs to protect their customers from cybersecurity threats

Allot, a leading global provider of innovative network intelligence and security-as-a-service (SECaaS) solutions for communication service providers (CSPs) and enterprises, launched Allot BusinessSecure, a new solution that CSPs can offer their SMB and Enterprise customers to protect them from emerging cybersecurity threats, including malware, phishing, ransomware and crypto-mining, while increasing revenue. Allot BusinessSecure is the newest member of the Allot Secure family of unified cybersecurity solutions, the world’s leading network-based security as a service solution, … More

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PagerDuty helps teams reduce manual work, prevent outages and boost remote collaboration

PagerDuty, a global leader in digital operations management, announced new automation and intelligence capabilities in its Dynamic Service Directory, Business Response and Intelligent Triage solutions, to help teams reduce manual work, prevent outages and improve remote collaboration. “The impact of the pandemic has required companies to pivot overnight, reducing labor and IT costs while still serving their customers’ growing digital needs, and working entirely remotely,” said Jonathan Rende, Senior Vice President of Product at PagerDuty. … More

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EclecticIQ and PolyLogyx join forces to bring intelligence-led security products to market

EclecticIQ, the global provider of cyber threat intelligence (CTI) technology solutions and Fusion Center, is joining forces with PolyLogyx, a creator of endpoint and cloud workload threat detection and response technologies. The collaboration will allow the two companies to bring intelligence-led cybersecurity products to market. As the creator of PolyLogyx Endpoint Platform, PolyLogyx OSQuery Agent and PolyLogyx Kernel Library, PolyLogyx has significant experience in the field of endpoint detection and response (EDR). The company’s expertise … More

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Cadence delivers digital full flow to optimize PPA solution for Arm Cortex-A78 and Cortex-X1 CPUs

Cadence Design Systems announced that it has broadened its long-standing collaboration with Arm to advance the development of mobile devices based on the Arm Cortex -A78 and Cortex-X1 CPUs. To drive Cortex-A78 and Cortex-X1 adoption, Cadence has delivered a comprehensive, digital full flow Rapid Adoption Kit (RAK) that helps customers optimize power, performance, and area (PPA) and boost overall productivity. In addition, the Cadence Verification Suite and its engines have been optimized for the creation … More

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Ekinops announces 10Gb/s access win in Europe

Ekinops, a leading supplier of advanced networking solutions for service providers and global enterprises, announces its first major 10Gb/s access win in Europe with a seven-figure contract. Ekinops recently released 10G-capable Ethernet Access Devices (EAD) and routers for the Enterprise Edge connectivity market with the ambition of entering this high-end segment. After undergoing the validation process necessary to gain acceptance from service providers the products collected favourable feedback, which resulted in this major win in … More

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Unisys Stealth awarded with the U.S. government certification for trusted security solutions

Unisys announced the U.S. government certification of Unisys Stealth to protect information as it flows between Stealth-enabled endpoints. Stealth is the first microsegmentation cybersecurity solution to be validated by the National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP). The new certification confirms that Stealth meets the stringent requirements of the NIAP Virtual Private Network (VPN) PP-Module for VPN Client Version 2.1 and the NIAP Protection Profile for Application Software Version 1.3. These profiles assure clients their data will … More

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D-ID raises $13.5M to grow its sales and marketing activities

On April 24, 2020, with massive uncertainty circling the market, Israeli startup D-ID raised over $13.5 million as part of its Round A fundraising. Led by AXA Venture Partners, investors in the round included Pitango Venture Capital, Y-Combinator, AI Alliance, Hyundai Motor Company, OMRON Ventures, Maverick Ventures (U.S.), Mindset Ventures and Redds Capital. D-ID plans to direct the funds to grow its sales and marketing activities, as well as continue to invest in R&D. “Raising … More

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Jack B. Blount joins Intrusion as President and CEO

Intrusion announced that its Board of Directors has named Jack B. Blount to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Blount was also appointed as a director of the company. Michael L. Paxton, former Interim President and Chief Executive Officer, retains the positions of Chairman, Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and Treasurer. “We are excited to have Jack join Intrusion. He is an experienced executive with a tremendous amount of experience,” stated Michael L. … More

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Pearson promotes Alexa Christon to chief marketing officer

Pearson, the world’s learning company, announced the promotion of Alexa Christon to chief marketing officer reporting to chief corporate affairs officer, Deirdre Latour. Since coming to Pearson a year ago, Alexa has made major strides in developing a global brand strategy and deploying that strategy to enable Pearson’s ongoing transformation to the world’s online learning company. In appointing a chief marketing officer, Pearson will strengthen its focus on building a direct, lifetime relationship with learners … More

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Joo Mi Kim joins Qualys as Chief Financial Officer

Qualys, a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based IT, security and compliance solutions, announced the appointment of Joo Mi Kim as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Kim will take over from current CFO Melissa Fisher who will depart at the end of the month. An accomplished leader in financial and strategic planning for technology companies, Joo Mi will play a critical role in leading Qualys to its next stage of growth. She will have worldwide responsibility … More

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Akamai launches a new in-browser threat detection solution that uncovers compromised scripts

Akamai, the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, announced the launch of Page Integrity Manager, an in-browser threat detection solution designed to uncover compromised scripts that could be used to steal user data or impact the user experience. Initially popularized by Magecart groups, and now being leveraged by other threat actors, the attack vector of malicious web page scripts is growing and has become a frequent source of data breaches. A typical … More

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Zyxel unveils 5G Fixed Wireless Access portfolio to help service providers leverage 5G NR technology

Zyxel Communications announced its 5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) product portfolio is available for service providers and mass production will begin as soon as Q2 2020. Today’s subscribers expect robust bandwidth and low latency. Some households, however, are limited in terms of reliable broadband connections. The Zyxel FWA portfolio helps service providers leverage 5G NR technology to deliver high-capacity, premium broadband services, high-speed connectivity, enhanced network security, and deployment flexibility. With outdoor, indoor, and portable … More

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IAR Systems’ build tools now support Linux

IAR Systems, the future-proof supplier of software tools and services for embedded development, announces that its extensive product portfolio of embedded development tools is now extended with build tools supporting implementation in Linux-based frameworks for automated application build and test processes. Through the C/C++ compiler and debugger toolchain IAR Embedded Workbench, IAR Systems provides its customers with the market’s most diverse microcontroller support as well as adapted licensing options to fit different organizations’ needs. This … More

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Kingston Digital announces 7.68TB capacity additions to 3 data center SSDs

Kingston Digital, the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, a world leader in memory products and technology solutions, began shipping the 7.68TB model of the Data Center 500R (DC500R) and 450R (DC450R) SATA SSDs. The DC1000M 7.68TB U.2 NVMe ships in June. The SSDs provide additional storage and implement strict QoS ensuring predictable IO and low latency for data centers using both NVMe and/or SATA. DC500R VMware Ready SSD engineered for read-intensive applications such … More

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Sixgill Integrity 2.0: Making blockchain data integrity easy and practical for orgs

Sixgill, a leader in data automation and authenticity products and services, announced the release of Integrity 2.0, a powerful data authenticity solution that combines a practical permissioned blockchain with a public blockchain auditor in an industry-first “hybrid-hybrid” implementation that achieves absolute data integrity and veracity. Integrity 2.0 makes blockchain data integrity easy and practical so organizations can quickly solve the rising need for end-to-end, real-time data authenticity assurance. Organizations will be able to monitor and … More

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Appdome joins Microsoft Intelligent Security Association to better defend against increasing threats

Appdome, a no-code mobile integration and solutions platform, announced that it has joined the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA), an ecosystem of independent software vendors that have integrated their solutions to better defend against a world of increasing threats. Appdome’s mission has always been to make integrating security and enhanced functionality into mobile apps fast and efficient with its no-code platform. Joining MISA is a natural extension of that mission. Appdome makes it easy to … More

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Patriot One’s Xtract AI to work with Public Works and Government Services Canada

Patriot One Technologies wholly-owned subsidiary Xtract Technologies (Xtract AI) is pleased to announce it has secured a $157,000 contract with Canada’s Department of National Defence through the Public Works and Government Services Canada Division, as part of the Innovative Solutions Canada Program (ISC). The contract is for a project looking to provide better situational awareness for Canadian firefighters. The outcome will be a solution that will provide innovative devices, applications, personal protective equipment and technology … More

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Deepwatch appoints Corey Bodzin as Chief Technology Officer

deepwatch, a leading provider of intelligence driven managed security services, announced that Corey Bodzin has joined its senior leadership team as Chief Technology Officer. deepwatch delivers managed security services by extending customers’ cybersecurity teams and proactively advancing their SecOps maturity. Powered by its unique, data-driven cloud SecOps platform, deepwatch is trusted by leading global organizations to provide 24/7/365 managed security services. “Our innovation is a cornerstone of our rapid growth over the last five years,” … More

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Tim Adams joins BitSight as CFO, Jay Roxe as CMO

BitSight, the Standard in Security Ratings, announced it has appointed Tim Adams to Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Jay Roxe to Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Adams joins BitSight from biotechnology company ObsEva where he held the same role, while Roxe most recently served as Vice President of Product Marketing, Adoption and Operations at healthcare IT firm athenahealth. “Tim and Jay both bring a wealth of experience, leadership and proven track records of results in their … More

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Samsung’s new security chip is a standalone turnkey security solution

Samsung Electronics introduced a standalone turnkey security solution comprised of a Secure Element (SE) chip (S3FV9RR) and enhanced security software that offers protection for tasks such as booting, isolated storage, mobile payment and other applications. The latest security chip is Common Criteria Evaluation Assurance Level (CC EAL) 6+ certified, the highest level acquired by a mobile component. “In this era of mobility and contact-less interactions, we expect our connected devices, such as smart phones or … More

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AppSealing Hybrid App Security 1.0 now also protects hybrid apps

The market leader in mobile app security AppSealing has announced the introduction of a new feature to its suite of security services. Now, it protects hybrid apps as well. It’s new and existing clients, which include industry bigwigs in the fields of fintech, gaming, OTT, ecommerce, etc., can add an AppSealing security layer between the native shell and the web app to secure their hybrid apps and protect their network infrastructure and their users’ devices … More

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Flying Cloud and Wireless Guardian partner to provide protection to patrons and facilities

Flying Cloud Technology announces it has entered into an OEM relationship with Wireless Guardian. Wireless Guardian is the world’s first forward-facing human threat detection system and the most effective investigative security solution for today’s high-tech environment. Providing protection to patrons and facilities, Wireless Guardian tracks both security and pandemic threats up to a mile outside the facility’s perimeter. “Flying Cloud is extremely happy to enter into this strategic partnership with Wireless Guardian. We feel that … More

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DXC lauches CIR app to help orgs identify, address and manage important non-IT corporate incidents

DXC Technology introduced its Corporate Incident Response (CIR) application for ServiceNow to enable organizations like Banco Santander, one of the largest retail and commercial banks in the world, and the Nordex Group, one of the world’s largest wind turbine manufacturers, to quickly and proactively identify, address and manage important non-IT corporate incidents, such as those related to facilities, physical security, and environment, health and safety. The application, built on the ServiceNow platform, allows businesses to … More

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Fiserv reduces the number of legitimate debit card transactions wrongly identified as fraudulent

Fiserv, a leading global provider of payments and financial services technology solutions, announced it has launched a unique offering designed to reduce the number of legitimate debit card transactions that are wrongly identified and declined as fraudulent, while effectively managing risk. Authorization Lift from Fiserv enables financial institutions to strengthen cardholder loyalty and increase card usage by ensuring more genuine transactions are approved. The solution uses Fiserv developed and owned advanced proprietary analytics to shrink … More

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Adaptiva OneSite Intune Edition: Delivering software to thousands of endpoints with speed and scale

Adaptiva, a leading, global provider of endpoint management and security solutions for enterprise customers, announced the groundbreaking Adaptiva OneSite Intune Edition. This new product makes Adaptiva the first and only third-party software delivery system for Microsoft Intune, enabling Intune to scale to hundreds of thousands of endpoints per enterprise. This single-download solution dramatically speeds software deployment, increases distribution reliability, and reduces network impact by leveraging Adaptiva’s industry-leading peer-to-peer technology. OneSite Intune Edition also eliminates the … More

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Fuze 6 platform delivers enhanced user, admin, and contact center experiences across organizations

Fuze, the leading cloud-based communications provider for the modern global enterprise, announced the launch of the Fuze 6 platform, delivering enhanced user, administrator, and contact center experiences across organizations. Fuze 6 enables organizations to more effectively adapt to the demands of an increasingly distributed workforce and scale enterprise communications through periods of rapid growth, empowering users with more secure and integrated experiences across desktop, web, or mobile. “As business leaders navigate an expanded distributed workforce, … More

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WhiteHat Security offers free app scannning services to education institutions to secure online learning

WhiteHat Security, an independent, wholly owned subsidiary of NTT Ltd. and a leading application security provider, announced that it will offer free application scanning services to any education institution to support secure online learning. When shelter-in-place orders were received, the majority of universities and school districts were forced to shut down and scrambled to create virtual classrooms to accommodate online learning. Pivoting to new learning platforms has put additional stress on IT departments and caused … More

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Nutanix and ServiceNow expand integration to help customers streamline their IT operations and costs

Nutanix, a leader in enterprise cloud computing, announced expanded integration with the leading digital workflow company ServiceNow, as well as new capabilities in Nutanix Calm, the company’s application automation and management solution for DevOps. As customers look to streamline their IT operations and costs during this global crisis, these new features will help customers to simplify and automate infrastructure, application, and cloud management. “As IT teams focus on delivering remote work solutions, they sometimes struggle … More

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InterSystems adds support of AWS Graviton2-based instances

InterSystems, a creative data technology provider dedicated to helping customers solve the most critical scalability, interoperability, and speed problems, now supports AWS Graviton2-based Amazon EC2 M6g instances for InterSystems IRIS data platform and InterSystems IRIS for Health customers. Support of the new processor provides enhanced technology and architecture freedom for InterSystems developers, while increasing application performance and lowering costs for cloud-based workloads. AWS Graviton processors are custom built by Amazon Web Services. Graviton2 is the … More

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Zadara and Cyxtera help reduce financial and operational risk by offering advanced SaaS

Zadara Storage, a leader in enterprise storage-as-a-service, announced a technology partnership with Cyxtera, a global leader in data center colocation and interconnection services. Zadara’s fully managed storage-as-a-service is now available in Cyxtera’s 62 highly connected, hybrid-ready data centers worldwide. Together, the two companies are transforming storage and helping reduce financial and operational risk by offering advanced storage on demand. For enterprises and XaaS companies, simplifying data storage and management to ensure greater efficiencies is more … More

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DigiCert named 2020 Global Company of the Year in TLS certificate market by Frost & Sullivan

Frost & Sullivan recognizes DigiCert with the 2020 Global Company of the Year Award, based on its recent analysis of the global TLS certificate market. DigiCert market leadership DigiCert has exhibited strong market leadership in its growth, supporting the adoption of new standards and continually innovating with the industry’s best, most modern PKI technology. In addition to the strength in the TLS/SSL market, the company is also focused on new security technologies, such as protecting … More

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Abnormal Security launches VendorBase to help orgs reduce supply chain cybersecurity risk

Abnormal Security, a leader in protecting large enterprises from Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks, introduced VendorBase, a global, federated database that tracks the reputations of an organization’s vendors and customers, and improves detection accuracy of advanced social engineering attacks. With VendorBase, the Abnormal Cloud Email Security platform aggregates communication in one place to provide customers deeper insight and visibility into a vendor’s reputation and transactions. This unprecedented access gives organizations the ability to see detailed … More

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Intelsat CellBackhaul: Cost-efficient managed service that helps MNOs deploy 4G and 5G coverage

Intelsat, operator of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial network, launched Intelsat CellBackhaul, an end-to-end managed service that helps Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) provide cost-efficient and rapid 4G and 5G broadband coverage to Americans everywhere, including those living, working and traveling in rural areas of the United States. Much of the U.S. is rural, and there are still many areas where communities, farmers, ranchers, tourists, industrial and construction workers, and emergency personnel currently have … More

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Code42’s risk indicators expose and prioritize the riskiest file activity among remote workers

Code42, the leader in insider risk detection, investigation and response, announced that it has enhanced its insider risk detection capabilities. New high-fidelity risk indicators filter out non-threatening activities to flag and prioritize high-risk file events that represent real threats and require security investigation. The risk indicators zero in on mismatched files types and extensions, unsanctioned file activity as well as suspicious off-hours and remote workforce activities. “Cybersecurity teams are drowning in alerts that obscure legitimate … More

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Alliant and ACA Aponix unveil a new cybersecurity risk mitigation and transfer solution offering

Alliant Insurance Services announced the launch of a new cybersecurity risk mitigation and transfer solution offering, PortCo Protect. Created in partnership with ACA Aponix, PortCo Protect is tailored to the needs of private equity managers and their portfolio companies. “Uniting ACA’s proprietary assessment risk index with our risk modeling and analytics services was a win-win,” said Sandy Crystal, Executive Vice President, Alliant Specialty. “Now, more than ever, it is imperative that firms are aware of … More

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Exabeam sees more than half of new and add-on recurring revenue from cloud offering

Exabeam, the Smarter SIEM company, announced a significant performance milestone with Exabeam SaaS Cloud contributing more than half of Q1 FY21 new and add-on recurring revenue, signaling an accelerated transition of its business to the cloud. This momentum has been built on consistent improvements to Exabeam’s cloud-first product and partner strategy, including the recent announcements of the Exabeam Cloud Platform and Google Cloud Security Partner status. With organizations quickly deploying collaboration and virtual meeting apps … More

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CrowdStrike Falcon bolsters Linux protection with ML prevention, custom and dynamic IoAs

CrowdStrike, a leader in cloud-delivered endpoint protection, announced the CrowdStrike Falcon platform is bolstering its Linux protection capabilities with additional features, including machine learning prevention, custom Indicators of Attack (IoAs) and dynamic IoAs. CrowdStrike delivers proven breach prevention and visibility from its cloud-delivered platform via a single lightweight agent that supports endpoints and cloud workloads on all platforms including Windows, Mac, Linux and mobile devices. As one of the primary Operating Systems (OS) of business-critical … More

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Sysdig supports five AWS services to make it easier to use Prometheus with Amazon CloudWatch

Sysdig, a secure DevOps leader, announced support for five Amazon Web Service (AWS) services to make it easier to use Prometheus with Amazon CloudWatch. Sysdig added support for AWS Fargate, AWS Lambda, AWS Application Load Balancer (AWS ALB), AWS Elastic Load Balancer (AWS ELB), and Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) to PromCat.io, the company’s free repository of curated Prometheus compatibility options. The support packages come with an exporter, documentation, dashboards, and alerts created by … More

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VMware and Dell deliver simple, secure, and scalable cloud infrastructure to the data center and edge

VMware announced the availability of the second generation of VMware Cloud on Dell EMC, a cloud service that combines the simplicity and agility of the public cloud with the security and control of enterprise-grade on-premises infrastructure. Jointly developed with Dell Technologies, this VMware service delivers simple, more secure and scalable infrastructure as-a-service to customers’ on-premises data center and edge locations. “Today’s IT teams are under constant pressure to deliver the advantages of a cloud operating … More

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Cymatic announces first year customer milestones

Cymatic released data marking its first year of successful customer engagements since its debut in 2019. Cymatic’s next-generation all-in-one web application defense platform, CymaticONE—the only unified web application defense that deploys at the client through a simple line of JavaScript without agents, cookies, or proxies—was released last year in the run-up to BlackHat. Since that time, the company has: Successfully completed more than two dozen installations in less than an hour Deployed 78% of those … More

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Open Systems acquires Born in the Cloud to boost its cybersecurity capabilities

Open Systems, a secure access service edge (SASE) pioneer supporting enterprises in their digital transformation journey, announced its acquisition of Born in the Cloud, a specialist in cybersecurity threat detection, prevention and response. Its “SWAT team” of architects, engineers and developers enables enterprise customers to securely achieve their cloud automation, strategy and migration goals with the Microsoft Azure cloud platform. This addition bolsters Open Systems’ ability to serve the large and expanding market for Azure … More

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Veritas Technologies expands roles for two of its senior executives

Veritas Technologies, a global leader in data protection and availability, announced new and expanded roles for two of its senior executives. Phil Brace has been named executive vice president of Worldwide Field Operations. He takes over the role from Scott Genereux, who is leaving the company to pursue other opportunities. Having previously led Veritas’ appliances and software-defined storage business, Brace will be responsible for sales, channels and sales operations for new business. Deepak Mohan, who … More

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Shift Technology appoints Donald Matejko as Chief Revenue Officer

Shift Technology, a provider of AI-native fraud detection and claims automation solutions, announced Donald Matejko has joined the company as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). In this role, Matejko serves on the Executive Leadership Committee and is directly responsible for defining and executing the go-to-market (GTM) strategy for Shift’s Force and Luke solutions. Prior to Shift, Matejko served as CRO for Showpad, Executive Senior Vice President at SAP, and Senior Vice President at Adobe. “As a … More

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ExtraHop Reveal(x) 360: Improving security posture without compromising availability

ExtraHop, the leader in cloud-native network detection and response, announced the general availability of Reveal(x) 360, the first SaaS-based network detection and response (NDR) solution providing on-demand, unified visibility across multicloud and hybrid workloads, as well as distributed workforces and operations. With ExtraHop Reveal(x) 360, security operations teams can harness the power of the cloud to improve security posture without compromising availability or core business objectives. Organizations around the world have experienced massive disruption as … More

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AppNeta c50: Expanding cloud visibility with container-based monitoring

AppNeta, the leader in actionable, 4-Dimensional network performance monitoring, announces the introduction of their latest monitoring point, the c50, which is entirely built upon container technology to enable enterprises to gain seamless, comprehensive visibility into their critical cloud and container-based environments. With more businesses turning to the cloud and leveraging containers to drive success as they undergo rapid digital transformation, performance insight into these connections is now an essential component of any enterprise-grade network monitoring … More

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Radisys introduces open and disaggregated PON solution to bring innovation to fiber rollouts

Radisys, a global leader of open telecom solutions, introduced Connect Open Broadband, a carrier-grade, Tier 1 network-hardened, scalable and secure software-defined Passive Optical Network (PON) distribution based on open standards and web-scale architecture to drive rapid innovation and economies of scale. The disaggregated PON solution gives Communications Service Providers (CSPs) deployment flexibility, scalable network growth, and increased service agility with optimized CapEx and OpEx. The demand for high-speed broadband services such as internet, video calling … More

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FireEye enables orgs to respond to security incidents faster with flexible and customizable modules

FireEye, the intelligence-led security company, introduced a new Innovation Architecture behind FireEye Endpoint Security, including the availability of several new modules for protection, investigation and response. Through this approach, FireEye is enabling organizations with an efficient way to deploy advanced features. “The rate at which new threats emerge is outpacing response. And traditionally, the time that the industry took to respond with the creation, testing and deployment of new features has been too long,” said … More

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KIOSK KNECT IoT provides enhanced dashboard features, scalability, and IoT alert campaign automation

KIOSK Information Systems is announcing KNECT IoT, an enhanced remote monitoring application for real-time visibility of an unattended kiosk deployment. Since 2016, KIOSK’s Managed Services Team has offered cloud-based remote monitoring capabilities, providing instantaneous machine dialogue tied to system connectivity, software application status, and component level visibility. KIOSK president Kim Kenney notes, “The new features within KNECT IoT raises the standards on what customers can expect from their Remote Management System (RMS) when they deploy … More

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ProcessUnity incorporates industry risk intelligence into third-party risk processes

ProcessUnity, a leading provider of cloud-based applications for risk and compliance management, extended its Vendor Risk Management automation platform with new capabilities to incorporate industry risk intelligence into third-party risk processes. The ProcessUnity Vendor Intelligence Suite uses program automation to seamlessly integrate cyber ratings, financial health data, watchlist ratings and more into ProcessUnity Vendor Risk Management to provide organizations with a comprehensive view into the health of their vendor ecosystem. “The ProcessUnity Vendor Intelligence Suite … More

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PCI Geomatics announces Geomatica Cloud on the cloudeo marketplace

PCI Geomatics, a world leading developer of remote sensing and photogrammetric software and systems, announced the availability of Geomatica Cloud on the cloudeo marketplace. “PCI Geomatics offers leading edge technology to extract information from UAV, aerial, satellite optical and SAR imagery. Improving access to this technology is a key focus of our business transformation. “The cloudeo marketplace represents exciting opportunities to expose our technology to more customers and partners who conduct their day to day … More

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Ericom Connect 9.3: Secure access for remote and work-from-home users

Ericom Software, a leader in secure web and application access solutions, announced the release of Ericom Connect 9.3, the latest version of its browser-based secure remote application and desktop access solution. With the new release, IT admins can enable enterprise users to securely access corporate resources and in-office desktops, without having to install software directly on either in-office desktops or user’s remote devices. The ability to implement work-from-home initiatives without IT admins having physical access … More

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Verint integrates recording and compliance with Microsoft Teams calling and meeting experience

Verint Systems, The Customer Engagement Company, announced the availability of its new Microsoft Teams recording integration which helps businesses across industries centrally capture, retain, analyze, and retrieve all communications from Microsoft Teams calling and meeting scenarios – including voice calling, chat, online meetings, screen sharing and more. Verint’s native integration with Microsoft Teams helps businesses leverage the latest digital collaboration channels while remaining compliant with evolving regulations. Verint will showcase the Microsoft Teams integration in … More

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SS8 announces EPC integration on AWS for CSPs and Law Enforcement Agencies

SS8 Networks, a leader in Lawful Intercept and Monitoring Center platforms, announces the first Evolved Packet Core (EPC) integration of their Lawful Intelligence platform on Amazon Web Services (AWS) for Communication Service Providers (CSPs) and Law Enforcement Agencies. This SS8 Lawful Intelligence solution supported on AWS provides carrier-grade network integration with EPCs that can support millions of mobile subscribers while meeting high availability and scalability requirements. Almost anywhere in the globe, CSPs have a new … More

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Aqua Security raises $30M to boost the expansion of its cloud native security platform

Aqua Security, the market leader in protecting container-based, serverless and cloud native applications, announced that it has closed a Series D round of $30M led by Greenspring Associates, with participation by Aqua’s existing investors – Insight Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and TLV Partners. This investment brings Aqua’s total venture funding raised to more than $130M. “Aqua has made impressive strides building its customer base and establishing itself as a market leader in securing cloud native … More

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Gagan Singh joins NortonLifeLock as chief product officer

NortonLifeLock, a global leader in consumer Cyber Safety, announced the appointment of Gagan Singh to chief product officer. In this newly created role, Singh will drive NortonLifeLock’s Cyber Safety product strategy and oversee the company’s overall customer experience, product management and product design. Singh will report to NortonLifeLock President Samir Kapuria. “Our mission is to be everyone’s trusted partner who protects and enables consumers’ digital lives with our industry leading portfolio of Cyber Safety solutions,” … More

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Octo hires Rob Albritton as Senior Director of its AI Center of Excellence

Octo has announced the hiring of award-winning artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) authority Rob Albritton as Senior Director of its AI Center of Excellence. Albritton will guide and shape Octo’s AI capability and offerings, set long-term AI strategy and vision, and develop the company’s AI Center of Excellence through its research and development center, oLabs. “Octo is serious about AI,” said Chief Executive Officer Mehul Sanghani. “It is transforming the way our customers … More

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Quest Software announces new KACE offerings for endpoint management

Quest Software, a global systems management, data protection and security software provider, announced new feature updates for several of its KACE solution offerings. KACE, a solution-set available from the Quest Unified Endpoint Management business, empower organizations to take control of their network-connected devices and automate endpoint management tasks to ensure license compliance and a secure network. The newest KACE offerings include KACE Systems Management Appliance (SMA) 10.2, KACE Cloud Mobile Device Manager (MDM), and KACE … More

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Kinetic Business unveils SD-WAN built upon VeloCloud technology from VMware

As small to mid-sized businesses use more bandwidth every year to modernize their companies, Kinetic Business is proud to announce a SD-WAN solution to help manage their usage. Kinetic Business SD-WAN is built upon VeloCloud technology from VMware, an industry leader in SD-WAN solutions. The partnership between Kinetic and VMware delivers small and mid-size businesses the same control and confidence as major corporations, and it’s easily accessible through an award-winning management portal. “Our customers are … More

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HackerOne achieves FedRAMP Tailored LI-SaaS authorization from U.S. federal government

HackerOne, the leading hacker-powered security platform, announced that it became the first and only hacker-powered security platform to achieve Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) Tailored Low Impact-Software as a Service (LI-SaaS) Authorization for its full suite of hacker-powered security solutions. Sponsored by the General Service Administration (GSA), this final authorization step means that HackerOne’s hacker-powered security offering is now available on the FedRAMP Marketplace — a menu of authorized solutions for government organizations. … More

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Accenture acquires Byte Prophecy to deliver advanced analytics and AI solutions to enterprises

Accenture has acquired Byte Prophecy, an automated insights and big data analytics company based in Ahmedabad, India, to meet the growing demand for enterprise-scale AI and digital analytics solutions across the region. The acquisition will add nearly 50 data science and data engineering experts, with a particular focus on insight automation, to Accenture Applied Intelligence. The move will deepen existing consulting and technology capabilities that help clients in areas such as data foundations and advanced … More

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Volterra​ launches VoltShare to simplify the process of securely encrypting confidential data end-to-end

Volterra​, an innovator in distributed cloud services, announced the launch of VoltShare to radically simplify the process of securely encrypting confidential data end-to-end. VoltShare is available as downloadable software (or an API and SDK) that operates locally on a laptop or mobile device to easily encrypt sensitive data for sharing with target recipients through email or existing collaboration platforms such as Slack, Teams, Dropbox, etc. It is a simpler and more secure approach than traditional … More

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ePlus enables customers to cost-effectively and securely deliver services in public cloud platforms

ePlus announced that it has launched ePlus Public Cloud Managed Services, a portfolio of offerings that enables customers to cost-effectively and securely deliver services in public cloud platforms, including AWS and Azure. The suite of services, which includes Cloud Cost Optimization, Cloud Security Monitoring and Cloud Data Protection, provides customers with fully-managed support and continuous visibility, security and guidance to maintain operational excellence in their journey to the cloud. Regardless of cloud maturity, governance and … More

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Swimlane Analyst Hub: Increasing access to educational content and open-source tools

Swimlane, an industry leader in security orchestration, automation and response (SOAR) announced the launch of the Swimlane Analyst Hub as a way to aggregate its open-source and developer tools and content for security analysts. Free resources and tools include thought leadership on understanding APIs, enhancing digital forensics and incident response (DFIR) processes with PowerShell, and how to make the MITRE ATT&CK framework actionable with pyattck. Two of the primary open-source tools introduced in the Analyst … More

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Nehemiah Security Risk Quantifier 4.0: Modeling shared risks across business lines

Nehemiah Security recently released version 4.0 of Risk Quantifier (RQ) — our software platform to automate cyber risk quantification — which provides enhanced ability to quantify, communicate, and manage risk across an enterprise’s various lines of business. For large enterprises (those with multiple subsidiary companies, business units, or legal entities), understanding how risk may affect different areas of the business or cascade throughout the organization has been a very labor intensive and time-consuming exercise to … More

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Alipay enhances its AI-powered risk engine to protect businesses amid accelerating digitization

Alipay, the world’s leading open digital lifestyle platform operated by Ant Financial Services Group, unveiled the enhanced version of the AI-powered risk engine AlphaRisk, the core of its world-leading risk and security technologies. Backed by AlphaRisk, Alipay’s fraud loss rate has been kept under 0.64 in 10 million. This means that for every $10 million worth of payments, fraud induced loss is less than $0.64, which is significantly lower than industry average. “The pandemic has … More

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InfiniteIO and Google Cloud help orgs reduce the cost of network-attached storage and speed cloud adoption

InfiniteIO, which offers the world’s fastest metadata platform to accelerate application performance and reduce cloud latency, announced a new partnership with Google Cloud to significantly reduce the cost of network-attached storage and speed cloud adoption for organizations facing exponential data growth and infrastructure costs. Customers and channel partners can now rapidly identify and move massive amounts of infrequently accessed yet invaluable files to Google Cloud Platform (GCP) to lower total storage costs while keeping all … More

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Venafi acquires Jetstack to bring together developer speed and enterprise security

Venafi, the inventor and leading provider of machine identity protection, announced a definitive agreement to acquire Jetstack, a global leader in open source machine identity protection software for Kubernetes and cloud native ecosystems. This acquisition is an industry first that will transform the way modern applications required by digital transformation are secured. “In the race to virtualize everything, businesses need faster application innovation and better security; both are mandatory,” said Jeff Hudson, CEO of Venafi. … More

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Candace Worley joins Ping Identity as global chief product officer

Ping Identity, the Intelligent Identity solution for the enterprise, announced Candace Worley has joined the company’s leadership team as global chief product officer. Worley brings over 25 years of enterprise strategy and product development experience from some of the largest names in the technology sector. At Ping Identity, Worley will be responsible for advancing the global product vision, leading technical product innovation efforts and bringing the company’s premier identity solutions to market. Worley hails from … More

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Elastic launches new alerting framework to bring native alerting workflows to Elastic Stack users

Elastic, the company behind Elasticsearch and the Elastic Stack, announced the launch of a new alerting framework delivered across the Elastic Stack to provide first-class experiences with tailored interfaces that allow users to create powerful alerts in the normal flow of their daily tasks. The new alerting framework is delivered via Kibana across the Elastic Stack and available within the SIEM, Uptime, APM, and Metrics applications. From monitoring application transactions to tracking brute force login … More

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SolarWinds’ new solution provides upgraded CMDB model and increased security for enterprises

SolarWinds, a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, announced the launch of SolarWinds Service Desk Enterprise, a new solution to help enterprises manage IT complexity, scale IT support services, and increase security within the service desk. SolarWinds Service Desk Enterprise offers advanced ITSM capabilities that meet the heightened security expectations of modern enterprises and improve key service management processes for employees. Mature organizations require an enhanced level of dedicated support, the Enterprise … More

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Sony releases two models of intelligent vision sensors with AI processing functionality

Sony announced the upcoming release of two models of intelligent vision sensors, the first image sensors in the world to be equipped with AI processing functionality. Including AI processing functionality on the image sensor itself enables high-speed edge AI processing and extraction of only the necessary data, which, when using cloud services, reduces data transmission latency, minimizes any privacy concerns, and reduces power consumption and communication costs. These products expand the opportunities to develop AI-equipped … More

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