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Kovrr hires Dr. Marco Lo Giudice as Head of Pricing Models Development

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Dr. Marco Lo Giudice joins Kovrr from Tokio Millennium Re as Kovrr continues to expand its cyber risk modeling team. Based in London, Marco will join Kovrr as Head of Pricing Models Development. The Kovrr platform currently allows (re)insurers to predict, price, and manage their cyber risk. He will spearhead Kovrr’s efforts as they further expand their cyber catastrophe modeling and portfolio accumulation management capabilities. Prior to joining Kovrr, Dr Marco Lo Giudice worked in … More →

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Week in review: AD password reset best practices, new issue of (IN)SECURE

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Here’s an overview of some of last week’s most interesting news and articles: DNS over HTTPS’ threat to enterprise security DNS over HTTPS (DoH) is here, regardless who likes it or not. Unfortunately, a majority of guidance surrounding DoH is centered around individual consumer perspectives. For enterprise security leaders looking to manage the risks of DoH, that hasn’t been entirely helpful. How to test employee cyber competence through pen-testing Social engineering hacking preys on the … More →

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The importance of proactive patch management

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IT teams appreciate it when vendors or security researchers discover new vulnerabilities and develop patches for them. So do attackers. The same information that lets IT teams know where they may be vulnerable so they can take action, also lets attackers know where the weaknesses are – providing an opportunity and a map to guide them so they can develop an exploit. That means that once a vulnerability is disclosed, the clock starts ticking and … More →

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New infosec products of the week: December 13, 2019

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IBM Security adds AI features to its Cloud Identity solution IBM Cloud Identity now features AI-based adaptive access capabilities that help continually assess employee or consumer user risk levels when accessing applications and services. The solution escalates suspicious user interactions for further authentication, while those identified as lower risk are “fast tracked” so they can access applications and services they need. STEALTHbits launches Privileged Activity Manager with zero standing privilege architecture STEALTHbits Privileged Activity Manager … More →

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Will quantum computing overwhelm existing security tech in the near future?

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More than half (54%) of cybersecurity professionals have expressed concerns that quantum computing will outpace the development of other security tech, according to a research from Neustar. Keeping a watchful eye on developments, 74% of organizations admitted to paying close attention to the technology’s evolution, with 21% already experimenting with their own quantum computing strategies. A further 35% of experts claimed to be in the process of developing a quantum strategy, while just 16% said … More →

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As malware and network attacks increase in 2019, zero day malware accounts for 50% of detections

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Amid significant increases in both malware and network attacks, multiple Apache Struts vulnerabilities – including one used in the devastating Equifax data breach – appeared for the first time on WatchGuard’s list of most popular network attacks in Q3 2019. Massive fallout from the Equifax breach The report also highlights a major rise in zero day malware detections and, increasing use of Microsoft Office exploits and legitimate penetration testing tools. Apache Struts 2 Remote Code … More →

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SaaS security fears: Is your data exposed to potential risk?

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IT executives have rising SaaS security fears, and worry about cloud security, proprietary data encryption, as well as the loss of independent control due to access limitations, according to Archive360. SaaS security fears The research surveyed more than 100 enterprise IT executives worldwide, to identify the leading security challenges they face with their SaaS vendors. Overall, those surveyed said they are troubled by the current level of security and accountability provided by their SaaS vendors. … More →

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Cisco announces “internet for the future” strategy and new silicon architecture

2 days 20 hours ago

Cisco unveiled further details behind its technology strategy for building a new internet — one designed to push digital innovation beyond the performance, economic and power consumption limitations of current infrastructure. A multi-year approach that is defining the Internet for decades to come, Cisco’s strategy is already delivering technology breakthroughs to pave the way for the world’s developers to create applications and services they have only begun to imagine. Cisco introduced its latest innovation including … More →

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FireEye Cyber Physical Threat Intelligence provides data and analysis on threats to cyber physical systems

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FireEye, the intelligence-led security company, announced the availability of FireEye Cyber Physical Threat Intelligence. The new subscription provides context, data and actionable analysis on threats to cyber physical systems, including operational technology (OT), industrial control systems (ICS), Internet of Things (IoT) and other equipment used to manage interconnected physical processes. Detecting attacks at the intersection of virtual and physical worlds “While the intersection of the virtual and physical worlds has led to revolutionary connectivity and … More →

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SentinelOne extends enterprise security platform with threat research and intelligence offering

2 days 21 hours ago

SentinelOne, the autonomous endpoint protection company, announced the launch of SentinelLabs, a research division designed to identify new attack vectors and mitigate threats impacting businesses. Led by famed cybersecurity researcher Vitali Kremez, SentinelLabs is powering SentinelOne’s first threat intelligence offering, a managed threat monitoring and reporting service designed to equip SentinelOne customers with analyst coverage of the latest cybersecurity tactics and techniques. With the launch of the new threat intelligence platform, SentinelOne provides clients with … More →

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Dynatrace’s open source control plane simplifies IT’s journey to NoOps for cloud native environments

2 days 21 hours ago

Dynatrace announced Keptn, an open source pluggable control plane to advance the industry movement toward autonomous clouds. Keptn provides the automation and orchestration of the processes and tools needed for continuous delivery and automated operations for cloud native environments. To combat the growing gap between constrained IT resources and accelerating cloud scale and complexity, automation and AI have become critical weapons for IT to maintain control. However, where to start and how to map out … More →

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Lattice CrossLink-NX: Low power, reliability and performance for embedded vision and AI solutions

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Lattice Semiconductor Corporation, the low power programmable leader, announced the first FPGA developed on its new Lattice Nexus FPGA platform, CrossLink-NX. This new FPGA provides the low power, small form factor, reliability, and performance that developers need to create innovative embedded vision and AI solutions for communications, compute, industrial, automotive, and consumer systems. According to Patrick Moorhead, President and Founder of Moor Insights & Strategy, “Technology trends like 5G connectivity, cloud-based analytics, factory automation and … More →

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Lightbits adds NVMe/TCP clustered storage solution to LightOS

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Lightbits Labs, the leader in NVMe over TCP (NVMe/TCP) software-defined disaggregated storage, has advanced its software solution, LightOS, to deliver the first NVMe/TCP clustered storage solution. With more companies moving away from direct attached storage (DAS), and with storage requirements typically growing far faster than compute requirements, both public-cloud providers and private-cloud builders are looking for ways to separate storage and compute so each can scale separately. One of the limiting factors to scaling disaggregated … More →

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A10 Networks extends Thunder CFW capabilities to support cloud-native 5G requirements

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A10 Networks announced it is extending the capabilities of the Thunder Convergent Firewall (CFW), part of the A10 Orion 5G Security Suite, to support the coming cloud-native 5G requirements. The new container-based carrier-class firewall delivers up to 180 Gbps throughput, one of the fastest in the industry. A10 is also releasing a new version of its Advanced Core Operating System® (ACOS) 5.1, which includes multiple 5G-ready updates. Thunder CFW running ACOS 5.1 brings all of … More →

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Pivot3 enhances its Acuity software with new AI and automation features

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Pivot3, a leading provider of intelligent infrastructure solutions, announced the addition of new artificial intelligence (AI) and automation features to its Acuity software to address the data protection challenges often faced in large-scale hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) deployments. These capabilities provide unprecedented resilience for large multi-petabyte environments, allowing customers who experience catastrophic hardware failures to quickly recover while ensuring high-availability with auto-healing, quick node rebuild and intelligent monitoring and analytics. “Customers are increasingly required to manage … More →

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IGEL OS Workspace Edition version 11.03 offers advanced security features and signed OS partitions

2 days 22 hours ago

IGEL, provider of the next-gen edge OS for cloud workspaces, introduced IGEL OS Workspace Edition, version 11.03. This latest version of IGEL OS features advanced security capabilities, including signed OS partitions, that are designed to extend IGEL’s secure “chain of trust” all the way to the device processor level. “The threat landscape is constantly evolving and protecting sensitive data and mission-critical applications on the endpoint remains a top concern for our partners and customers,” said … More →

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LogicHub enhances its SOAR dashboard to effectively measure threat detection and response

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LogicHub, the provider of the industry’s most complete security automation platform, announced new dashboards and analytics capabilities that provide a framework to effectively measure threat detection and response. LogicHub announced enhancements to its SOAR dashboard, which provides a first of its kind user-friendly experience to track the success of security automation initiatives. In addition, LogicHub also unveiled its Threat Detections dashboard, which allows security teams to use the MITRE ATT&CKTM framework, a globally-accessible knowledge base … More →

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Crossix continues to expand its network of connected health data

2 days 23 hours ago

Crossix announced it has added several new data partners and sources as the company continues to expand its network of connected health data. Additional Rx and medical claims data will allow an even more complete picture of the patient journey, including for specialty prescription products. The Crossix analytics platform provides technology that connects health and non-health data for more than 300 million U.S. patients to drive greater marketing effectiveness. Data includes Rx, OTC, clinical, claims, … More →

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AXA XL, Slice Labs and Microsoft collaborate to improve cyber risk management

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AXA XL, the P&C and Specialty Risk Division of global insurer AXA, Slice Labs, the leader of on-demand insurance cloud technology, and Microsoft will work together to help improve cyber health and mitigate risks for Microsoft 365 Business, Office 365 Business Premium and Office 365 Business customers. The new relationship will give qualifying customers discounted access to Slice on-demand, cloud-based cyber insurance provided by AXA XL. Microsoft customers will benefit from a holistic end-to-end solution … More →

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Onfido brings Digital Access as a Service to ForgeRock’s CIAM platform

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Onfido, the global identity verification platform, and ForgeRock, the leading provider in digital identity, announced a partnership to integrate Onfido’s combined Digital Registration, Identity Verification and Authentication solutions to ForgeRock’s CIAM platform. Together these tightly integrated services reduce friction for customer registration and onboarding, creating a single identity profile that can be leveraged across an organization’s entire digital estate. This Digital Access as a Service (DAaaS) can be used for authentication at many different points … More →

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