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How tech trends and risks shape organizations’ data protection strategy

2 days 5 hours ago

Trustwave released a report which depicts how technology trends, compromise risks and regulations are shaping how organizations’ data is stored and protected. Data protection strategy The report is based on a recent survey of 966 full-time IT professionals who are cybersecurity decision makers or security influencers within their organizations. Over 75% of respondents work in organizations with over 500 employees in key geographic regions including the U.S., U.K., Australia and Singapore. “Data drives the global … More →

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Organizations with remote workforces need new security solutions

2 days 6 hours ago

Remote work has left many organizations lagging in productivity and revenue due to remote access solutions. 19% of IT leaders surveyed said they often or always experience network performance and latency issues when using legacy remote access solutions, with an additional 43% saying they sometimes do. Those issues have resulted in a loss of productivity for 68% of respondents and a loss of revenue for 43%, a Perimeter 81 report reveals. According to the report, … More →

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Avatier simplifies and secures IAM with release of iOS and Android mobile app platform

2 days 6 hours ago

Avatier announced the release of Avatier for iOS and Android, a new mobile app platform that creates a collaborative, self-service approach to enterprise access without compromising security. Avatier promises to simplify identity access management (IAM) by empowering organizations with greater control over enterprise access requests, compliance access certifications, single sign-on (SSO) to reduce SaaS license cost and self-service password management, all for a better value than buying individual point solutions. Avatier’s new mobile experience is … More →

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Deepwatch Lens Score: SecOps maturity planning and benchmarking

2 days 6 hours ago

Deepwatch announced deepwatch Lens Score, a fast, easy to use application for CISOs and those who are accountable for measuring, monitoring, and improving their company’s overall security operations maturity. Deepwatch Lens Score is available immediately on all mobile devices and via web browser and can be accessed and utilized by all security professionals at no cost. “We collaborate closely with our customers’ CISOs and have a comprehensive understanding of the challenges they face. CISOs are … More →

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Hitachi ID launches Hitachi ID Bravura Security Fabric, an identity and access management solution

2 days 6 hours ago

Hitachi ID has unveiled the Hitachi ID Bravura Security Fabric and version 12.0 of its identity and privileged access management solution. “Executives making strategic decisions about identity and access vulnerabilities need to solve fundamental cybersecurity problems with a robust platform not a menagerie of siloed products,” says Kevin Nix, Chief Executive Officer, Hitachi ID Systems. “Our Hitachi ID Bravura Security Fabric lets organizations frame and optimize their cybersecurity programs with one singular platform across identity, … More →

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Socure unveils DocV, a fully-automated omnichannel document verification service

2 days 7 hours ago

Socure announced DocV, a fully-automated omnichannel document verification service that expedites onboarding, reduces fraud, and works to eliminate costly manual reviews. Combining the power and scale of machine learning to accurately verify the authenticity of government-issued IDs, DocV produces auto-decisioning rates as high as 98%, in seconds. The most scalable and accurate document verification service available, DocV applies advanced analytics and computer vision to quickly confirm the authenticity of any government-issued ID, including more than … More →

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Incognia launches fraud detection solution for QR code contactless payments

2 days 7 hours ago

Incognia announced the launch of its fraud detection solution designed for retailers, restaurants and payment providers leveraging QR codes for contactless payments. This comes at a critical time; according to Gartner’s Consumer Pandemic Attitudes and Behaviors Survey, “40% agreed with the statement ‘I’m more willing to do business with stores or other commercial premises that offer contactless payment options.’ ” With consumers ready to re-engage with vendors using contactless methods, health and security are top … More →

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Quantum Integration IoT platform simplifies the creation of complex wireless apps

2 days 7 hours ago

Quantum Integration has developed an Internet of Things (IoT) platform that provides electronic enthusiasts with a complete hardware and software solution. Unlike projects built with Raspberry Pi or Arduino where users must have a programming background, with Quantum’s platform no coding is required, making the creation of complex wireless applications faster and easier. Building projects with Arduino or Raspberry Pi requires a level of expertise that can be out of reach for many enthusiasts, especially … More →

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BetterCloud Discover: Giving enterprises full visibility into multi-SaaS environments

2 days 7 hours ago

BetterCloud announced the launch of BetterCloud Discover. The new centralized platform gives enterprises insights into employee SaaS adoption, and visibility into the full scope of sanctioned and unsanctioned applications within their company’s multi-SaaS environment. The release also helps teams eliminate redundant applications and reclaim unused licenses for redistribution. New insights on SaaS usage help IT and security teams consolidate control over their environment and mitigate risks in their current security posture. “SaaS sprawl was already … More →

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Optelian launches platform featuring robust 1RU design ideal for anyhaul, anyrate and anywhere applications

2 days 8 hours ago

Optelian introduced its DA (Deploy Anywhere) Series – a multi-service, compact and hardened (OSP-compliant) platform designed for multi-haul transport upgrades, remote business services access and fiber deep architectures. The DA Series marks a further leadership milestone for Optelian as it launches another industry leading platform using its unique hardening technology. Purpose-built for where deployment flexibility and scalability of service growth can be unpredictable, the hardened platform is capable of being deployed in harsh environments where … More →

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Windstream Enterprise WE Connect gives customers heightened visibility across their SD-WAN networks

2 days 8 hours ago

Windstream Enterprise announced updates to its WE Connect portal, giving customers heightened visibility across their SD-WAN networks. “With the enhancements to WE Connect Insight Engine, customers now have even more perspective and analysis across their SD-WAN environments, allowing them to easily visualize, identify and respond to anomalies before they become business or network problems,” said Mike Frane, vice president of product management at Windstream Enterprise. “No other SD-WAN provider delivers this depth of insight and … More →

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CymaticONE + VADR’s new features allow customers to protect their web properties from persistent attacks

2 days 8 hours ago

Cymatic unveiled exciting new features to its client-side web application firewall, CymaticONE + VADR—the only WAF solution that combines client-side WAF defenses with a proprietary vulnerability, awareness, detection, and response (VADR) engine to deliver continuous in-session intelligence and cyber threat defense for users and applications. Click. Click. Done. It’s that simple. CymaticONE + VADR installs at the client with a single line of JavaScript to combat modern-day cyber threats such as Magecart, cross-site scripting (XSS), … More →

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Attivo Networks ThreatPath now addresses proliferation of endpoints and credential protection challenges

2 days 8 hours ago

Attivo Networks announced innovative enhancements to its ThreatPath solution, part of the modular ThreatDefend Endpoint Detection Net (EDN) family of products. ThreatPath, which continuously observes and shows credential exposures, now also provides organizations with the ability to identify and automatically remediate high-risk exposures based on identities with excess privileges, application data sources, at-risk practices such as local admin credentials stored on the endpoint, and shadow admin accounts. Many organizations start their incident response reactively after … More →

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HSB Cyber Suite adds new insurance coverage and services to help prevent cybercrimes

2 days 9 hours ago

What’s the best way for a small business owner to deal with a cyber-attack? Avoid it in the first place. If you can’t, get help from professionals. HSB Cyber Suite has your business covered, adding new insurance protection and risk management services, including website security scans and computer system upgrades to help prevent future cybercrimes, HSB announced. HSB Cyber Suite provides a comprehensive collection of cyber insurance and services designed to protect small and medium-size … More →

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Mastercard, IDEMIA and MatchMove develop biometric card with fingerprint authorization

2 days 9 hours ago

Mastercard has teamed up with IDEMIA and MatchMove on their first pilot in Asia of a biometric card that uses a fingerprint to authorize transactions at in-store payment terminals. The card, with the product name F.CODE Easy, takes the seamless and intuitive experience of biometric authentication from a smartphone to a smart card. It makes transactions more convenient, safe and secure by eliminating the need for a cardholder to provide a PIN number or signature, … More →

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Cysiv partners with Google Cloud to help customers simplify the security of their cloud workloads

2 days 9 hours ago

Cysiv announced it has become part of the Google Cloud Technology Partner Co-sell Program. Google Cloud’s global sales force will now collaborate with Cysiv to help customers simplify the security of their cloud workloads. The co-sell program incentivizes the global sales teams to identify customer opportunities and collaborate to support cloud transformation projects by addressing customer requirements for security and compliance. Cysiv 24/7 SOC-as-a-Service helps organizations accelerate their cloud modernization and application development initiatives by … More →

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Safari, other mobile browsers affected by address bar spoofing flaws

2 days 19 hours ago

Security researcher Rafay Baloch has discovered address bar spoofing vulnerabilities in several mobile browsers, which could allow attackers to trick users into sharing sensitive information through legitimate-looking phishing sites. “With ever growing sophistication of spear phishing attacks, exploitation of browser-based vulnerabilities such as address bar spoofing may exacerbate the success of spear phishing attacks and hence prove to be very lethal,” he noted. “First and foremost, it is easy to persuade the victim into stealing … More →

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25 vulnerabilities exploited by Chinese state-sponsored hackers

2 days 22 hours ago

The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has released a list of 25 vulnerabilities Chinese state-sponsored hackers have been recently scanning for or have exploited in attacks. “Most of the vulnerabilities […] can be exploited to gain initial access to victim networks using products that are directly accessible from the Internet and act as gateways to internal networks. The majority of the products are either for remote access or for external web services, and … More →

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Updates to MariaDB SkySQL bring distributed SQL to the MariaDB cloud

3 days ago

MariaDB announced a major expansion of MariaDB SkySQL cloud database. With this update, SkySQL now runs the latest version of MariaDB Platform X5, which most notably added distributed SQL capabilities for global scale. With the ability to be deployed as clustered or distributed, MariaDB SkySQL addresses customers’ specific needs all within one powerful, indestructible cloud database. “We built MariaDB SkySQL to reduce the complexities introduced by first-generation cloud databases,” said Michael Howard, CEO, MariaDB Corporation. … More →

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Moving to the cloud with a security-first, zero trust approach

3 days 4 hours ago

Many companies tend to jump into the cloud before thinking about security. They may think they’ve thought about security, but when moving to the cloud, the whole concept of security changes. The security model must transform as well. Moving to the cloud and staying secure Most companies maintain a “castle, moat, and drawbridge” attitude to security. They put everything inside the “castle” (datacenter); establish a moat around it, with sharks and alligators, guns on turrets; … More →

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