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Raising defenses against ransomware in healthcare

4 hours 54 minutes ago

More than half a decade has passed since ransomware-wielding attackers started focusing on healthcare providers. Despite some initial misgivings about targeting life-saving organizations expressed by the denizens of cybercrime-oriented underground forums, the healthcare sector has, in the intervening years, become ransomware gangs’ target of choice. Why healthcare organizations make good targets It’s easy to see why: hospitals and other healthcare organizations need to access current information within patient records to provide care, so they are … More →

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Zeljka Zorz

How to reduce the risk of third-party SaaS apps

5 hours 24 minutes ago

Third-party SaaS apps (and extensions) can significantly extend the functionality and capabilities of an organization’s public cloud environment, but they can also introduce security concerns. Many have permission to read, write, and delete sensitive data, which can have a tremendous impact on security, business, and compliance risk. Assessing the risk of these applications is the key to maintaining a balance between safety and productivity. How can organizations take advantage of these apps’ convenience while also … More →

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The challenges of keeping a strong cloud security posture

5 hours 54 minutes ago

It’s simple – you can’t secure what you can’t see or don’t know about. In this interview, Badri Raghunathan, Director of Product Management for Container and Serverless Security at Qualys, talks about cloud security, and their approach for enabling global CISOs to focus on what’s most important. What are the main challenges organizations face when it comes to maintaining security architectures for the public cloud? The usage of public cloud infrastructure is mainstream, and enterprises … More →

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Mirko Zorz

Face recognition software making progress at recognizing masked faces

6 hours 24 minutes ago

A study of face recognition technology created after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic shows that some software developers have made demonstrable progress at recognizing masked faces. The findings, produced by NIST, measure the performance of face recognition algorithms developed following the arrival of the pandemic. A previous report from July explored the effect of masked faces on algorithms submitted before March 2020, indicating that software available before the pandemic often had more trouble with … More →

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Cloud-native benefits stifled by critical security and networking issues

6 hours 54 minutes ago

While most organizations today are using cloud-native apps, Kubernetes and microservices, they struggle to secure and connect the complex environments resulting from them, a Volterra survey reveals. Securing cloud-native apps Respondents indicated that cloud-native apps and Kubernetes deployments are particularly difficult to secure and connect because of the growing number of APIs and microservices they incorporate, which make them more distributed and harder to protect. “Cloud-native is no longer just a bold new idea for … More →

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Network slicing market to reach $1,284 million by 2025

7 hours 24 minutes ago

The global network slicing market size is projected to grow from $161 million in 2020 to $1,284 million by 2025, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 51.5% during the forecast period, according to MarketsandMarkets. The network slicing market is gaining traction due to the evolution of cellular network technology, which has offered higher data speeds and lower latency. The rapid rise in the volume of data being carried by cellular networks has been … More →

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Bitdefender launches cloud-based EDR solution for enterprises and MSPs

7 hours 54 minutes ago

Bitdefender launched a new cloud-based dedicated Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) solution designed to help enterprise customers and Managed Service Providers (MSPs) improve the ability to detect and eradicate threats as they occur and strengthen overall resiliency against cyberattacks. The new EDR package is resource-light and fully cloud-delivered for easy deployment and management and runs alongside third-party prevention technologies. Unique in the EDR space, it combines endpoint telemetry and human risk analytics with the advanced … More →

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Spamhaus Intelligence API: Free threat intelligence data for security developers

8 hours 24 minutes ago

Spamhaus Technology releases its Intelligence API. This is the first time Spamhaus has released its extensive threat intelligence via API, providing enriched data relating to IP addresses exhibiting compromised behaviour. Available free of charge, developers can readily access enhanced data that catalogues IP addresses compromised by malware, worms, Trojan infections, devices controlled by botnets, and third party exploits, such as open proxies. The API features live and historical data, including bot names, first seen dates, … More →

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CloudBees releases first two modules of its Software Delivery Management solution

8 hours 54 minutes ago

CloudBees formally releases the first two modules of its Software Delivery Management solution: CloudBees Engineering Efficiency and CloudBees Feature Management. Software Delivery Management enables organizations to deliver higher quality software and better measure business outcomes from software development investments. It achieves this by providing stakeholders with more visibility across the software development life cycle, improving processes and encouraging more seamless collaboration. Since the announcement of CloudBees Software Delivery Management last year, CloudBees has been developing … More →

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AWS releases four storage innovations to add storage performance, resiliency

9 hours 9 minutes ago

Amazon Web Services announced four storage innovations that deliver added storage performance, resiliency, and value to customers, including: Amazon EBS io2 Block Express volumes: Next-generation storage server architecture delivers the first SAN built for the cloud, with up to 256,000 IOPS, 4,000 MB/second throughput, and 64 TB of capacity (a 4x increase across all metrics compared to standard io2 volumes), to meet the performance requirements of the most I/O intensive business critical applications (available in … More →

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AWS unveils three analytics capabilities to improve Amazon Redshift performance

9 hours 24 minutes ago

Amazon Web Services announced three new analytics capabilities that dramatically improve the performance of Amazon Redshift data warehouses, make it significantly easier for customers to move and combine data across data stores, and make it much simpler for end-users to get more value from their business data using machine learning. AQUA for Amazon Redshift accelerates querying with an innovative new hardware-accelerated cache that brings the compute to the storage and delivers up to 10x better … More →

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Salesforce Hyperforce: Connecting customer data across systems, apps and devices

9 hours 39 minutes ago

Salesforce announced Salesforce Hyperforce, a reimagination of the company’s platform architecture built to securely and reliably deliver the Salesforce Customer 360, including Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Marketing Cloud, Commerce Cloud, Industries and more, on major public clouds. Salesforce is the world’s #1 CRM, providing hundreds of thousands of global companies with a single source of truth that connects customer data across systems, apps and devices to help them sell, service, market and conduct commerce, from … More →

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AWS offers new portfolio of compute offerings in the cloud

9 hours 54 minutes ago

Amazon Web Services announced five new Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances, two new AWS Outposts form factors, and three new AWS Local Zones locations that extend its lead in offering the broadest and deepest portfolio of compute offerings in the cloud. AWS already has more compute instance types than any other cloud provider, with instances based on the fastest processors from Intel, cost-optimized instances with AMD processors, the most powerful GPU instances from … More →

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PagerDuty to action real-time critical observability data on AWS

10 hours 9 minutes ago

PagerDuty has announced a product collaboration with Amazon DevOps Guru, an operational insight service powered by machine learning (ML) from Amazon Web Services (AWS). PagerDuty is one of four Amazon DevOpsGuru Launch Partners, further extending its longstanding relationship with AWS. Through this new integration, PagerDuty will automatically ingest observability data from Amazon DevOps Guru. PagerDuty consolidates these digital health signals and alerts, and uses AIOps to contextualize and filter out the noise so teams can … More →

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DFLabs IncMan SOAR to be available both on-premise and as a cloud package

10 hours 24 minutes ago

DFLabs announces that starting from Q1/2021, its IncMan SOAR solution will be available both on-premise and as a cloud package. Both solutions offer access to the same IncMan SOAR capabilities, with DFLabs’ novel IncMan SOAR SaaS Cloud solution providing extra scalability to customers and access to automation and orchestration for small and medium enterprises, as well as MSSPs. This new release of IncMan SOAR will provide partners and clients with an optimized solution, leveraging unprecedented … More →

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FireMon integrates with Zscaler Internet Access to simplify enterprise adoption of SASE architectures

10 hours 54 minutes ago

FireMon announced an integration with Zscaler Internet Access (ZIA) to simplify enterprise adoption of Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) architectures. As enterprises move to the cloud, they are adopting hybrid network security architectures that incorporate cloud-first technologies like SASE to improve flexibility, performance, and agility. Using FireMon Security Manager, joint customers visualize and manage Zscaler Advanced Cloud Firewall policies in ZIA alongside traditional firewalls and other network security policy enforcement points. This simplifies migration and … More →

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Ivanti acquires MobileIron and Pulse Secure to deliver secure experiences across remote infrastructure

11 hours 24 minutes ago

Ivanti has closed the acquisitions of MobileIron and Pulse Secure. By bringing MobileIron and Pulse Secure into the Ivanti portfolio, it will expand its capabilities to include even more devices, embed greater security protocols across infrastructures, and allow organizations to proactively and autonomously self-heal, self-secure, and self-service devices. This business combination further solidifies Ivanti as a global market leader in UEM, Zero Trust Security, and IT Service Management (ITSM), and positions it to deliver intelligent … More →

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Sherry Lowe joins Exabeam as chief marketing officer

11 hours 39 minutes ago

Exabeam announced the appointment of technology industry veteran and former Splunk marketing leader Sherry Lowe to chief marketing officer (CMO). Lowe will be responsible for leading the global marketing strategy and will report directly to Ralph Pisani, president, Exabeam. Throughout Lowe’s 20-year career in the technology industry, she has built strategic marketing programs for rapidly growing tech companies such as Expanse, Druva and Splunk. Before joining Exabeam she served as the CMO of Expanse, leading … More →

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Mastercard appoints Richard Verma as Executive VP of Global Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs

11 hours 54 minutes ago

Mastercard announced the appointment of Richard Verma as Executive Vice President, Global Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs where he will oversee the company’s public policy, regulatory affairs and litigation teams around the world, reporting to Tim Murphy, General Counsel, Mastercard. Verma brings over 25 years of international experience across senior levels of business, law, diplomacy, and the military. He joins Mastercard from The Asia Group, where he served as Vice Chair and Partner. He is … More →

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Which security practices lead to best security outcomes?

22 hours 48 minutes ago

A proactive technology refresh strategy and a well-integrated tech stack are, according to a recent Cisco report, two security practices that are more likely than many others to help organizations achieve goals such as keeping up with business, creating security culture, managing top risks, avoiding major incidents, and so on. A well integrated IT and security tech stack is a practice that is most conducive to retaining security talent, creating a security culture, and running … More →

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