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Preventing cybersecurity’s perfect storm

3 days 4 hours ago

Zerologon might have been cybersecurity’s perfect storm: that moment when multiple conditions collide to create a devastating disaster. Thanks to Secura and Microsoft’s rapid response, it wasn’t. Zerologon scored a perfect 10 CVSS score. Threats rating a perfect 10 are easy to execute and have deep-reaching impact. Fortunately, they aren’t frequent, especially in prominent software brands such as Windows. Still, organizations that perpetually lag when it comes to patching become prime targets for cybercriminals. Flaws … More →

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Researchers open the door to new distribution methods for secret cryptographic keys

3 days 5 hours ago

Researchers from the University of Ottawa, in collaboration with Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Bar-Ilan University scientists, have been able to create optical framed knots in the laboratory that could potentially be applied in modern technologies. Top view of the framed knots generated in this work Their work opens the door to new methods of distributing secret cryptographic keys – used to encrypt and decrypt data, ensure secure communication and protect private information. “This … More →

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CISOs split on how to enable remote work

3 days 5 hours ago

CISOs are conflicted about how their companies can best reposition themselves to address the sudden and rapid shift to remote work caused by the pandemic, Hysolate research reveals. The story emerging from the data in the study is clear: COVID-19 has accelerated the arrival of the remote-first era. Legacy remote access solutions such as virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), desktop-as-a-service (DaaS), and virtual private networks (VPN), among others, leave much to be desired in the eyes … More →

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Global spending on cloud services to surpass $1 trillion in 2024

3 days 6 hours ago

The COVID-19 pandemic has largely proven to be an accelerator of cloud adoption and extension and will continue to drive a faster conversion to cloud-centric IT. Global spending on cloud services to rise According to IDC, total global spending on cloud services, the hardware and software components underpinning cloud services, and the professional and managed services opportunities around cloud services will surpass $1 trillion in 2024 while sustaining a double-digit compound annual growth rate (CAGR) … More →

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Webinar: How to think about cybersecurity the way executives think about business

3 days 6 hours ago

It’s time to change the way we think about cybersecurity and risk management. Cybersecurity is no longer an IT problem to solve or a “necessary evil” to cost manage. Rather, cybersecurity has rapidly stormed the boardroom as a result of high-profile and costly data breaches. Get the following insights from this webinar: Recent events have changed our focus from protecting the perimeter Risk management is a formula based on the cost of an undesirable outcome … More →

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Agile1 Predictive Analytics Risk Scoring helps orgs identify, prioritize and quantify cybersecurity risks

3 days 6 hours ago

Agile1 has launched Predictive Analytics Risk Scoring to provide technology executives the foresight to understand cyber risk exposure. The platform is designed to help organizations identify, prioritize and quantify cybersecurity risks with 78% fewer false positives. Agile1’s Predictive Risk Scoring is a tremendously accurate predictive security score because the platform aggregates and analyzes all consolidated security data in an organization. This includes the cloud, devices, network, SaaS applications, API’s and anomalous human behavior. Measuring cyber … More →

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SlashNext launches on-device AI mobile phishing defense for iOS and Android

3 days 7 hours ago

SlashNext announced the on-device AI mobile phishing defense for iOS and Android with natural language and link-based detection to protect users from the exponential increase in mobile-based SMS phishing (‘SMishing’) attacks. Now SlashNext, customers and partners can benefit from the industry’s fastest and most accurate, 2.0 mobile AI phishing defense, protecting users from all forms of phishing across all their communication channels – SMS, email, social networking, gaming, collaboration and search – without compromising user … More →

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SureView Operations: A hosted service for running security command centers

3 days 7 hours ago

SureView Systems is launching SureView Operations (Ops), a subscription-based version of its respected command center management system. The Ops platform optimizes operational processes and team response to radically improve the coordination and management of security events, creating better security outcomes. “Over the last few months, our customers have shared with us how Covid-19 has caused a rethink in their security operations. Overwhelmingly, they are looking for flexible solutions that can be implemented immediately, to support … More →

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Blackpoint Cyber launches Blackpoint RISK, a cyber liability insurance solution for existing and new clients

3 days 7 hours ago

Blackpoint Cyber launched Blackpoint RISK – a cyber liability insurance solution created specifically for its partners and their customers. Blackpoint RISK is available to existing and new clients and provides an additional layer of protection against cyber incidents, including cyber-crime, ransomware, and malicious attacks. A common phrase in cyber security is, “It’s not a question of if, but when.” Cyber security programs traditionally focus on awareness, prevention, and response – but many are unprepared for … More →

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Splunk helps security teams modernize and unify their security operations in the cloud

3 days 8 hours ago

Splunk announced a series of new product innovations designed to help security teams around the world modernize and unify their security operations in the cloud. Led by new, cloud-centric updates to Splunk Enterprise Security, Splunk Mission Control and the newly announced Splunk Mission Control Plug-In Framework, Splunk’s security operations suite enables Splunk customers to secure their cloud journey and solve their toughest cloud security challenges with data. The dawn of the Data Age has sped … More →

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NetApp helps orgs easily develop applications in the cloud with updates to its data management software

3 days 8 hours ago

NetApp announced enhancements to industry-leading cloud-connected NetApp ONTAP data management software. The company also announced a more flexible NetApp Keystone Flex Subscription service and a new NetApp SolidFire Enterprise SDS solution. With these updates, NetApp helps organizations everywhere unlock the best of cloud. Organizations can now optimize performance and security, reduce costs, easily extend data management from on premises to any cloud, and consume hybrid cloud infrastructure as a service. “Digital transformation has accelerated to … More →

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CyberSaint adds automation functionality to its CyberStrong platform to reduce manual intervention

3 days 8 hours ago

CyberSaint announced new updates to the CyberStrong platform allowing customers to drastically reduce manual intervention previously necessary to assess, manage, and communicate cyber and IT compliance and risk posture. Unexpected disruptions and the increasing focus on digital transformation have heightened organizations’ need to seek innovative solutions that deliver advanced levels of automation. Simultaneously, information security and risk leaders are challenged to have clear visibility into cyber risk and optimize resources across risk and compliance projects. … More →

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CTERA 7.0: Unifying local file sharing with cloud hyperscale storage

3 days 8 hours ago

CTERA released version 7.0 of its Enterprise File Services Platform, delivering ultra-fast edge-to-cloud synchronization, secure geo-segmentation, embedded antivirus, and built-in data discovery and migration from legacy file storage. The release sets a new bar for multi-cloud global file systems, offering the most feature-rich, fast and secure platform in the industry. The CTERA Enterprise File Services Platform unifies local file sharing with cloud hyperscale storage, allowing enterprises to modernize every aspect of their distributed file services … More →

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Semtech LoRa Edge platform now eliminates design complexity for IoT applications

3 days 9 hours ago

Semtech has announced two new enabling solutions for its LoRa Edge platform: LoRa Basics Modem-E, a software modem leveraging the LoRaWAN protocol for the LoRa Edge platform that runs inside the LoRa Edge transceiver, and the LoRa Edge Tracker Reference Design, a device-to-Cloud commercial grade reference solution for asset tracking applications. LoRa Basics Modem-E, which forms part of the LoRa Basics library of software tools and solution accelerators, is fully compliant with the LoRaWAN protocol … More →

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Sequitur Labs joins NVIDIA Partner Network to address data and device security needs of the IoT

3 days 9 hours ago

Sequitur Labs announced it has officially joined the NVIDIA Partner Network with full support for the NVIDIA Jetson platform and protection of IP at the edge. The NVIDIA Jetson edge AI platform powers a range of industrial IoT applications that require various performance levels and prices – from AI-powered network video recorders (NVRs) to automated optical inspection (AOI) in high-precision manufacturing to autonomous mobile robots (AMRs). The Jetson platform supports cloud-native capabilities across the full … More →

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Seclore and McAfee integrate to provide continuous protection of data in the cloud

3 days 9 hours ago

Seclore announced that it will now provide a joint offering, combining its data-centric security technology with McAfee MVISION Cloud. This integration brings together the best of breed technologies in their respective fields. This integrated offering helps discover, tag, protect, and track confidential information within the enterprise and outside. Together, Seclore and McAfee have answered the most common question for enterprises adopting the cloud with a distributed workforce and external agencies, i.e., “What happens to my … More →

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Innodisk and ASUS partner to bring reliable remote management to IoT solutions

3 days 9 hours ago

Innodisk and ASUS announced a new strategic partnership between the two companies. As part of the partnership, ASUS is equipping its ASUS PE200U edge computer with Innodisk’s next-generation flash storage, the out-of-band management-enabled Innodisk InnoAGE SSD. This solution allows customers to roll out more reliable and secure edge devices and IoT infrastructure than ever before. Ready for 500 billion IoT devices and beyond Cisco projects that there will be 500 billion IoT devices in the … More →

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Windstream Enterprise promotes Brad Smith to head of Strategic Channels

3 days 10 hours ago

Windstream Enterprise (WE) announced organizational changes to its channel partner program. Brad Smith, currently vice president – Indirect Sales at Windstream Enterprise, has been promoted to head of Strategic Channels. “Brad has led award-winning national sales teams for large communications companies. His promotion to Channel Chief ensures the significant momentum, gained through our Channel Integration initiative, will continue to grow and foster collaboration with Windstream Enterprise sales,” said Layne Levine, president of Windstream Enterprise. Smith, … More →

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Virtru expands executive team with the appointment of Dana Morris and Will Peppo

3 days 10 hours ago

Virtru announced the addition of two executives charged with advancing the open Trusted Data Platform and further accelerating the adoption of data encryption solutions for secure collaboration – which has more than doubled since March. Dana Morris, Virtru’s Senior Vice President of Product, will lead the company’s product and platform strategy, focused on accelerating Virtru’s open source roadmap, increasing developer adoption and driving frictionless user experience for key products such as Virtru for Email. Will … More →

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Adlumin appoints Jim Adams as Vice President, Worldwide Channels

3 days 10 hours ago

Adlumin announced the appointment of Jim Adams as Vice President, Worldwide Channels. Adams is based out of the Boston area and will be responsible for building and executing partner strategies across all partner types including global system integrators, MSSPs, value-added resellers, distributors and services partners. Adams brings over 25 years of IT experience, principally at Cisco Systems, focusing on the monetization of global partnerships as well as channel programs and execution. He has extensive experience … More →

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