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Asigra announces Cloud Backup with Deep MFA integration with Microsoft Office 365

2 months 3 weeks ago

Asigra announced Cloud Backup with Deep MFA integration with Microsoft Office 365. Asigra software version 14.2 support for the Microsoft software suite empowers solution providers to significantly lower cybersecurity threats targeting backup repositories with MS Office 365 data. Protection of critical cloud-based application data for one of the world’s most popular productivity suites, Microsoft Office 365, ensures businesses have a strategy to make themselves harder to hack by increasing costs for threat actors. A good … More →

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Semtech integrates LoRaWAN protocol on the Network Server with AWS IoT Core

2 months 3 weeks ago

Semtech announced that they have teamed up with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to integrate the LoRaWAN protocol on the Network Server with AWS IoT Core, AWS’s managed Cloud service that lets connected devices easily and securely interact with Cloud applications and other devices. AWS IoT Core for LoRaWAN is a fully managed service that enables enterprise IoT developers to easily connect low power wireless devices over long range, wide-area networks (LoRaWAN) to AWS without developing … More →

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Twitter chooses AWS to provide global cloud infrastructure

2 months 3 weeks ago

Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced that Twitter has selected AWS to provide global cloud infrastructure to deliver Twitter timelines. Under the multi-year deal, Twitter will leverage AWS’s proven infrastructure and portfolio of services to support delivery of millions of daily Tweets. This expansion onto AWS marks the first time that Twitter is leveraging the public cloud to scale their real-time service. Twitter will rely on the breadth and depth of AWS, including capabilities in compute, … More →

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Open Group and University of York join €4.5M EU TYPHON project to address hybrid big data challenges

2 months 3 weeks ago

The Open Group and the University of York announced a partnership with a consortium of leading European research organizations, software developers, and industrial big data users. Together, they will make hybrid big data accessible and easy to integrate within new applications and services through developing and evolving next generation technologies. With support from the European Union, the Polyglot and Hybrid Persistence Architectures for Big Data Analytics (TYPHON) project has already invested €4.5 million (US$5.3 million) … More →

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Tufin SecureCloud now supports the Google Cloud Platform

2 months 3 weeks ago

Tufin announced that Tufin SecureCloud now supports the Google Cloud Platform, allowing customers to use SecureCloud to define and monitor compliance with security guardrails. As more organizations adopt a multi-cloud strategy, Tufin customers can now operate secured applications across the three leading cloud providers – Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform. Tufin also rolled out significant enhancements to Microsoft Azure Firewall support. SecureCloud now automatically discovers Azure Firewalls in monitored subscriptions and … More →

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Cloudhouse acquires UpGuard Core to provide instant visibility of an entire IT infrastructure

2 months 3 weeks ago

Cloudhouse has acquired UpGuard Core, from third-party risk and attack surface management platform UpGuard. UpGuard Core will now be known as Cloudhouse Guardian, joining Cloudhouse’s Application Compatibility Packaging solution to offer customers the unique capability to find, manage and resolve infrastructure and application compatibility, configuration and compliance issues. Cloudhouse Guardian provides instant visibility of an entire IT infrastructure and automates compliance and configuration drift management. Cloudhouse can therefore now offer customers the opportunity to use … More →

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LogicGate secures $8.75M in growth capital to fuel international expansion and new product offerings

2 months 3 weeks ago

LogicGate announces it’s secured $8.75 million in growth capital from Greenspring Associates and Silicon Valley Bank. The funding will fuel LogicGate’s growth trajectory as the company revenue grew by more than 100 percent in the past year driven by significant customer demand for the Risk Cloud product. “2020 showed just how important GRC is because of business disruption and exposure to new risks,” said LogicGate CEO Matt Kunkel. “This validates our mission, and I’m more … More →

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NS1 appoints David Coffey as chief product officer

2 months 3 weeks ago

NS1 announced the appointment of David Coffey as chief product officer. In his role, Coffey will focus on product development and at-scale execution for NS1. Coffey is a technological innovator, team builder, and transformational leader credited with planning and executing cloud transformations and revolutionizing product capabilities for multiple companies, including global tech firms McAfee and Intel. Prior to joining NS1, Coffey served as senior vice president of engineering for Forcepoint, where he led research and … More →

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Jim Pflaging joins Cloudentity board of directors

2 months 3 weeks ago

Cloudentity announced the appointment of renowned cybersecurity expert Jim Pflaging to its board of directors. Following its Series A funding round, led by prominent cybersecurity investors ForgePoint Capital and WestWave Capital, Pflaging’s appointment to the board marks another significant milestone. Pflaging joins Cloudentity’s expanding leadership team to support the accelerated market demand for API authorization and governance solutions. He has a proven track record of translating cybersecurity technology and market dynamics into competitive advantage. This … More →

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CUBE appoints Pedro Pereiro and Steve Pool to the executive leadership team

2 months 3 weeks ago

CUBE announced the appointment of Pedro Pereiro and Steve Pool to the executive leadership team. Pool joins as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Pereiro joins as Chief Services Officer (CSO), leading end-to-end global services. Pool was previously CFO for EMEA and APJ at Symantec. He has extensive global experience, working in senior financial positions at a series of high-profile technology businesses including Samsung and Dell. He commented: “Being part of CUBE’s journey as we leverage … More →

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SolarWinds hackers’ capabilities include bypassing MFA

2 months 3 weeks ago

As the list of known organizations compromised by way of the SolarWinds supply chain attack is slowly growing – according to Reuters, the attackers also breached U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s systems, the State Department, and the National Institutes of Health – Microsoft has decided that its Defender Antivirus will start blocking/quarantining the known malicious SolarWinds binaries today – even if the process is running. Some companies are about to find out they actually do … More →

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Security automation: Time for a new playbook

2 months 3 weeks ago

From increasingly sophisticated threats to the mad concoction of on-premise and cloud solutions that comprise most organizations’ IT infrastructure and the plethora of new IoT devices and a highly distributed workforce, enterprises and government agencies face a wide range of challenges that make cyber threat detection and response more difficult than ever before. Simultaneously, the cybersecurity industry is facing a shortage of skilled workers, putting increasing strain on enterprise security teams and their ability to … More →

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Accelerated cloud migration may leave business data insecure

2 months 3 weeks ago

The pandemic has accelerated digital transformation for 88% of global organizations. However, this increase in cloud adoption may leave business data insecure, Trend Micro reveals. Accelerated cloud migration “It’s a very positive sign that a majority of organizations around the world are embracing digital transformation and adopting the cloud,” said Mark Nunnikhoven, VP of cloud research for Trend Micro. “But the survey findings also highlight the challenges remaining with understanding security in the cloud. Cloud … More →

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45 million medical images left exposed online

2 months 3 weeks ago

More than 45 million medical images – including X-rays and CT scans – are left exposed on unprotected servers, a CybelAngel report reveals. The analysts discovered millions of sensitive images, including personal healthcare information (PHI), were available unencrypted and without password protection. No need for a username or password The analysts found that openly available medical images, including up to 200 lines of metadata per record which included PII (personally identifiable information; name, birth date, … More →

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35% of organizations believe the NIS Directive expectations are unclear

2 months 3 weeks ago

The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) released a report on information security spending for network and information services (NIS) under the NIS Directive, the first EU-wide legislation on cybersecurity. The report is based on a survey of 251 organizations of operators of essential services and digital service providers from France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Poland. Eighty-two percent of those surveyed reported the NIS Directive had a positive effect on their information security. NIS Directive … More →

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Researchers develop tool that automates device programming in the IoT

2 months 3 weeks ago

The Internet of Things (IoT) has ushered in a new era, with everyday items evolving into what we now refer to as cyber-physical systems. These systems are physical mechanisms controlled or monitored by computer algorithms and deeply intertwined through the internet. Such systems have pierced their way into industry and are being deployed and used above all to manage and control industrial processes, thus giving rise to the so-called Industry 4.0. ICREA research professor Jordi … More →

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Trend Micro Cloud One – File Storage Security: Designed to mitigate threats across the cloud

2 months 3 weeks ago

Trend Micro announced the world’s first cloud-native, fully serverless file storage security tool for organizations building applications in the cloud. Trend Micro Cloud One – File Storage Security is designed to mitigate threats across the cloud environment and support strict compliance requirements. The explosion of cloud-based file and object storage presents a new attack vector for threat actors to target with malicious files. Cloud One – File Storage Security provides automated anti-malware scanning to keep … More →

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DigiCert now enables manufacturers to embed certificates on chips prior to manufacturing

2 months 3 weeks ago

DigiCert helps companies provision and manage digital certificates at any point during the product lifecycle with the new release of the IoT Device Manager. Manufacturers can now embed certificates on chipsets prior to and during manufacturing, or directly to an edge device, for complete end-to-end device security. IoT Device Manager is built on DigiCert ONE, which enables rapid, automated PKI deployment as a customer-managed, on-premises or cloud solution, or managed by DigiCert for any environment. … More →

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42Crunch unveils new IDE OpenAPI editing plugins for Eclipse, IntelliJ, PyCharm

2 months 3 weeks ago

42Crunch announced the release of new IDE OpenAPI (Swagger) editing plugins for both ​Eclipse​ and ​JetBrains family​ of IDEs including IntelliJ and PyCharm. 42Crunch’s free OpenAPI security audit plugins simplify REST API development by delivering features such as OpenAPI navigation, code snippets, intellisense, and HTML preview. More importantly, the plugins help developers take their API security to the next level by delivering audit reports right to the developer’s IDE. Thus, engineers discover and address security … More →

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WatchGuard’s Firebox M series appliances provide simplified, extensive and flexible security

2 months 3 weeks ago

WatchGuard announced the release of its new Firebox M4800 and M5800 appliances. These new firewalls provide the powerful performance, security services and flexibility businesses need as they become increasingly distributed and have more employees on the move or working outside the traditional corporate network perimeter. “Organizations of all types and sizes have undergone a profound transformation over the past year, and many are grappling with how best to maintain security from the core network to … More →

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