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An increasing number of people around the world are being displaced by factors such as climate change, natural disasters, and wars. The people attempting to cross international borders may be doing so under significant pressures, and with little time for preparation. Increasingly, biometric data is being collected from people who are entering countries as refugees. Although the collected information varies from country to country, within the UK fingerprints and a facial image are collected as … More →

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While organizations recognize third-party threats expose them to great risk, many organizations fail to take adequate measures to mitigate it. In fact, while they grapple with third-party cyber risk management (TPCRM), the weak points in their current mitigation strategies exacerbate the threat of cyber incidents, a Forrester Consulting survey reveals. Organizations constantly exchange confidential information with third parties This exposes both sides to significant cyber risk. These information supply lines enabled by cloud and software-as-a-service … More →

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Arctic Wolf published findings from a recent global survey of over 1,400 IT decision-makers at enterprise organizations. After a year of high-profile cyberattacks, the survey data reveals executive attitudes on a wide array of cybersecurity and business issues. Private sector remaining skeptical about govt’s ability to mitigate cyber threats Despite recent interventions into cybersecurity issues, executives lack faith in the government’s ability to protect them from cyber threats, with 60% of organizations believing that spending … More →

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Axis Security and ESG unveiled a quantitative survey research of more than 600 cybersecurity, networking, and IT professionals in North America, UK, France, and Germany who are focused on their organizations SASE initiatives. The report found that 48% of those surveyed view SASE as a security-first initiative, while 31% see it as a network-first strategy. SASE adoption is most often being led by senior IT leaders, and is still relatively early, with only 37% having … More →

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A survey of C-level executives released by CloudBees reveals high confidence levels in software supply chain security but a limited understanding of the essential components that make a software supply chain secure. The survey also reveals that among nearly all companies, supply chain security is a higher priority than just two years ago. Executives overwhelmingly claim their software supply chains are secure (95%) or very secure (55%) and 93% say they are prepared to deal … More →

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Communication Service Providers (CSPs) are making AI deployments an immediate priority to improve service experience for customers and reduce operational costs, an Anodot survey reveals. 67% of survey respondents have already deployed AI in their networks and more than 50% of those who have not deployed AI plan to do so within the next 6-24 months. Furthermore, 53% of respondents stated that improving service experience was the primary driver for implementing AI-based network monitoring and … More →

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Backblaze announced Instant Recovery in Any Cloud—a solution to make ransomware recovery into a VMware and Hyper-V based cloud easy for any IT team. Big ransomware payments gain a lot of attention—like the $5 million Colonial Pipeline recently paid. But few realize that ransomware victims often rely on backups to return to normal operations, not the decryption tools cybercriminals provide. Decrypting data simply takes too long. Victims may pay ransom to keep their data from … More →

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Fugue announced Fugue IaC, a unified platform for securing infrastructure as code (IaC) and cloud runtime environments using a single set of policies. Powered by a Unified Policy Engine, Fugue IaC saves cloud teams significant time and ensures consistent policy enforcement that eliminates the security gaps and wasted effort that come with using separate policies for IaC security and cloud security posture management (CSPM). “Security represents the rate-limiting factor for how fast cloud engineering teams … More →

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deepwatch announced a managed detection and response solution for medium sized businesses to strengthen protection against cyber threats. With deepwatch MDR Essentials, organizations can deploy a high performance, automated security operations center (SOC) in less than one hour that seamlessly integrates with the existing environment without requiring additional hardware or consulting. As organizations have increasingly become more digital and moved to the cloud, medium-sized businesses have become attractive targets for cyber criminals for ransomware attacks, … More →

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Citrix launched Citrix App Delivery and Security Service, a new, intent-based cloud solution that automates the process in real-time. Citrix App Delivery and Security service removes the complexity from every step of app delivery, including provisioning, securing, on-boarding, and management, empowering IT to deliver an experience that keeps users engaged and productive. “Application experience is the new currency for IT,” said Rohit Mehra, Group Vice President, Network and Telecom Infrastructure at independent analyst firm IDC. … More →

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NeuVector released its configuration posture management and deployment assessment tool for Kubernetes resources. The new tool – available as part of the NeuVector container security platform – enables customers to immediately and automatically identify any compliance issues within Kubernetes resources and to enforce admission control policies. Increasingly critical as enterprises accelerate and scale their Kubernetes deployments amid escalating attacks on container environments, NeuVector ensures that DevOps and DevSecOps teams can continually maintain compliance with PCI, … More →

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Cloudflare announced Cloudflare R2 Storage, a solution for developers to store everything they need with automatic migration of data from S3-compatible services to make switching easy. Cloudflare R2 Storage, designed for the edge, will offer the ability to store large amounts of data, expanding what’s possible with Cloudflare while slashing the egress bandwidth fees associated with cloud provider storage to zero. In order to build websites and applications, developers need a place to store photos, … More →

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced a series of new cloud services for the HPE GreenLake edge-to-cloud platform, providing customers with capabilities to power digital transformation for their applications and data. This represents HPE’s entry into two large, high-growth software markets – unified analytics and data protection. Together, these innovations further accelerate HPE’s transition to a cloud services company, and give customers greater choice and freedom for their business and IT strategy, with an open and … More →

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TeamViewer announced a newly developed solution TeamViewer Classroom that enables interactive collaboration in schools, universities, and other educational institutions. TeamViewer Classroom is available across the Americas but will initially focus on European markets as it is the first fully GDPR-compliant solution from a European global player that does not use third-party providers. This means that all data protection requirements of the Ministries of Education of the European countries can be met. A special focus is … More →

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FireMon released updates to the FireMon platform, helping customers to more effectively manage network security policy in existing data centers while enabling secure adoption of the cloud. In this new release, FireMon builds on its commitment to help customers automate cumbersome manual processes and eliminate misconfiguration errors that lead to unplanned downtime, compliance violations, or security exposure. Key new features include: New integrations: Provides new integrations and full support for VMware NSX-T virtualized network security … More →

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Connext released its NXTP protocol, a trustless, low cost, and easily extensible base protocol to enable communication between EVM-compatible chains and L2 systems. The scalability limitations of Ethereum have spurred the migration of DeFi, NFTs, and other popular use cases to “off-chain” scalability options. Users are interacting with an increasingly heterogeneous mix of Ethereum L2s, side chains and EVM-compatible Layer Ones (L1s) and have a growing need to reliably and trustlessly communicate between all the … More →

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NETSCOUT and Palo Alto Networks announced that their fully integrated security solutions are now available to support security operations centers (SOCs) in detecting, analyzing, and mitigating security threats in complex hybrid environments. “Integrating NETSCOUT’s Arbor Sightline and Arbor Edge Defense solutions with our Cortex XSOAR platform helps our joint customers enhance their security operations with improved detection and mitigation across their entire IT infrastructure,” stated Neelima Rustagi, VP Product Management, Palo Alto Networks. “Security and … More →

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The Cyber Readiness Institute (CRI) welcomed Apple as a Co-Chair of the organization. Apple joins CRI to further our mission to help small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) as critical components of global supply chains improve their cyber readiness and become more secure. “We are very excited to welcome Apple as a Co-Chair of the Cyber Readiness Institute,” said Christopher G. Caine, President of the Center for Global Enterprise, a co-founding member of CRI. “Apple’s commitment … More →

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McAfee announced that Gagan Singh has joined McAfee as Executive Vice President and Chief Product and Revenue Officer. Singh joins from NortonLifeLock where he served as the Chief Product Officer responsible for Product, Strategy, e-Commerce, Customer Success, Product Marketing, Engineering, and Design. Singh previously also held the role of Chief Product Officer at Avast and has more than 20 years’ experience driving innovation and monetization strategies for technology brands. As Chief Product and Revenue Officer, … More →

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Egress hired Steven Malone as its new VP of Product Management to spearhead the ongoing development of its human layer security platform. Malone joins Egress from Mimecast, where he played a key role in delivering their email security product strategy and driving revenue growth during an eight-year tenure that saw them IPO in late 2015 . Malone’s appointment supports a year of rapid growth for Egress, which included the acquisition of Aquilai, the launch of … More →

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