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Cisco plugs bucketful of security holes in industrial routers, switches

6 hours 30 minutes ago

Cisco has fixed more than two dozen critical and high-severity security vulnerabilities affecting operating systems running on the company’s carrier-grade and industrial routers and switches. About the vulnerabilities OSes affected by various combinations of the now-fixed flaws include: Cisco IOS – a family of network operating systems used on many Cisco Systems routers and network switches IOS XE – installed on a variety of Cisco controllers, switches, edge, branch and virtual routers IOS XR – … More →

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

7 hours 13 minutes ago

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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Zoom to offer end-to-end encryption only to paying customers

7 hours 35 minutes ago

As Zoom continues on its path to bring end-to-end encryption (E2EE) to users, the big news is that only paid users will have access to the option. “Free users for sure we don’t want to give that because we also want to work together with FBI, with local law enforcement in case some people use Zoom for a bad purpose,” Zoom CEO Eric Yuan said on a company earnings call on Tuesday. Zoom encryption and … More →

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Zeljka Zorz

Office 365 users: Beware of fake company emails delivering a new VPN configuration

9 hours 59 minutes ago

Phishers are impersonating companies’ IT support team and sending fake VPN configuration change notifications in the hopes that remote employees may be tricked into providing their Office 365 login credentials. Yet another Office 365 phishing campaign “The sender email address is spoofed to impersonate the domain of the targets’ respective organizations. The link provided in the email allegedly directs to a new VPN configuration for home access. Though the link appears to be related to … More →

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Cooking up secure code: A foolproof recipe for open source

13 hours 1 minute ago

The use of open source code in modern software has become nearly ubiquitous. It makes perfect sense: facing ever-increasing pressures to accelerate the rate at which new applications are delivered, developers value the ready-made aspect of open source components which they can plug in where needed, rather than building a feature from the ground up. Indeed, this practice has become so common that today the average application is composed mostly of open source libraries, with … More →

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Researchers develop IoT security and privacy label

13 hours 31 minutes ago

When hungry consumers want to know how many calories are in a bag of chips, they can check the nutrition label on the bag. When those same consumers want to check the security and privacy practices of a new IoT device, they aren’t able to find even the most basic facts. Not yet, at least. The solution A team of researchers in Carnegie Mellon University’s CyLab have developed a prototype IoT security and privacy “nutrition … More →

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Increased attacks and the power of a fully staffed cybersecurity team

14 hours 1 minute ago

The cybersecurity landscape is constantly evolving, and even more so during this time of disruption. According to ISACA’s survey, most respondents believe that their enterprise will be hit by a cyberattack soon – with 53 percent believing it is likely they will experience one in the next 12 months. Cyberattacks continuing to increase The survey found cyberattacks are also continuing to increase, with 32 percent of respondents reporting an increase in the number of attacks … More →

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Cybercriminals exposed 5 billion records in 2019, costing U.S. organizations over $1.2 trillion

14 hours 31 minutes ago

Cybercriminals exposed over 5 billion records in 2019, costing over $1.2 trillion to U.S. organizations, according to ForgeRock. Coupled with breaches in 2018 costing over $654 billion, breaches over the last two years have cost U.S. organizations over $1.8 trillion. Healthcare: The most targeted industry Healthcare emerged as the most targeted industry in 2019, accounting for 382 breaches and costing over $2.45B, an increase from 164 incidents costing over $633 million in 2018. Despite healthcare … More →

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Global revenue from OCP infrastructure market to reach $33.8 billion in 2024

15 hours 1 minute ago

Worldwide revenue from the Open Compute Project (OCP) infrastructure market will reach $33.8 billion in 2024, according to IDC. While year-over-year growth will slow slightly in 2020 due to capital preservation strategies during the COVID-19 situation, the market for OCP compute and storage infrastructure is forecast to see a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 16.6% over the 2020-2024 forecast period. The forecast assumes a rapid recovery for this market in 2021-22, fueled by a … More →

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

15 hours 31 minutes ago

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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Industry News

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

16 hours 1 minute ago

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

16 hours 32 minutes ago

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

17 hours 1 minute ago

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

17 hours 31 minutes ago

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

18 hours 1 minute ago

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

18 hours 31 minutes ago

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

19 hours 2 minutes ago

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

19 hours 32 minutes ago

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

19 hours 46 minutes ago

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

20 hours 2 minutes ago

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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Tasker: Total Automation for Android