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Quanergy Systems announces corporate changes to drive next phase of growth

2 days 7 hours ago

Quanergy Systems, a leading provider of LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) sensors and perception software solutions, announced a number of important corporate changes to ensure successful execution in the company’s next phase of growth. The fast-growing global LiDAR market is estimated to reach $10B by 2025, and throughout 2019 Quanergy achieved several important milestones that solidified its position as an industry leader. Quanergy strengthened its financial performance, asserted product leadership, and expanded dominance in target … More →

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WorldRemit appoints Scott Eddington to lead the Asia Pacific business

2 days 8 hours ago

Leading mobile payments company WorldRemit has appointed seasoned digital executive Scott Eddington to lead the Asia Pacific business as it positions itself to help even more customers make secure, quick and affordable cross border payments. Scott will be responsible for accelerating WorldRemit’s mobile payments service in Asia Pacific, which currently allows customers to send from Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore. Developments in Asia such as the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) envision free … More →

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Judi Dotson to lead Booz Allen Hamilton’s National Security business

2 days 8 hours ago

Booz Allen Hamilton announced that Judi Dotson, an Executive Vice President, will lead the firm’s National Security business and join the firm’s Leadership Team, effective April 1. Throughout her 31 years at the firm, Dotson has developed market strategies, built teams and shaped business with a wide variety of federal defense and civilian clients. She now leads the firm’s Joint Combatant Command account, with clients throughout the Defense Department’s technology community. “Judi Dotson is an … More →

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A look at cybersecurity for rail systems, building automation and the future of critical infrastructure

2 days 23 hours ago

Waterfall Security Solutions announced a major expansion into new markets and industry verticals. In support of this expansion, Waterfall has secured a significant new funding round to enable aggressive growth. We caught up with Lior Frenkel, CEO and co-founder of the company, to find out more. So Lior, you folks just announced a big new expansion and investment. What are your main priorities for Waterfall Security in the next 5 years? Well, let me first … More →

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Waterfall Security Solutions secures significant new funding round

3 days ago

Waterfall Security Solutions, the OT security company, announced a major expansion into new markets and industry verticals. In support of this expansion, Waterfall has secured a significant new funding round to enable aggressive growth. Waterfall’s priorities for expansion are rail transport and Building Automation System markets for large facilities, including airports, casinos and large government installations. Waterfall reports several tier-1 customers in these arenas already, in addition to a large installed base in existing markets, … More →

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NIST Privacy Framework 1.0: Manage privacy risk, demonstrate compliance

3 days 2 hours ago

Our data-driven society has a tricky balancing act to perform: building innovative products and services that use personal data while still protecting people’s privacy. To help organizations keep this balance, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is offering a new tool for managing privacy risk. Version 1.0 of the NIST Privacy Framework The agency has just released Version 1.0 of the NIST Privacy Framework: A Tool for Improving Privacy through Enterprise Risk Management. … More →

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Business units and IT teams can no longer function in silos

3 days 3 hours ago

Over the next two years, 50% of organizations will experience increased collaboration between their business and IT teams, according to Gartner. The dispute between business and IT teams over the control of technology will lessen as both sides learn that joint participation is critical to the success of innovation in a digital workplace. “Business units and IT teams can no longer function in silos, as distant teams can cause chaos,” said Keith Mann, senior research … More →

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CyberArk’s new just-in-time access capabilities help reduce risk and improve operational efficiency

3 days 4 hours ago

CyberArk, the global leader in privileged access management, unveiled new just-in-time access capabilities that help reduce risk and improve operational efficiency as organizations implement broader least privilege strategies. By extending just-in-time support with the ability to remove unnecessary standing access to Linux systems, CyberArk remains the only privileged access management vendor to provide comprehensive just-in-time offerings across cloud and hybrid environments and on the endpoint. Some privileged accounts are granted standing, “always on” access despite … More →

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Apria Healthcare leverages Absolute to protect patient data and ensure HIPAA compliance

3 days 4 hours ago

To ensure the highest levels of endpoint security across more than 8,000 devices and to help achieve HIPAA compliance in the face of rising data breaches across the healthcare industry, Apria Healthcare leverages Absolute, the leader in endpoint resilience, for comprehensive endpoint visibility and control. Apria Healthcare serves nearly 2 million patients annually across 300 locations in 49 states. They have more than 8,000 laptops, desktops and tablets, many of which regularly leave the organization. … More →

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Virsec partners with ProtectedIT to offer cybersecurity protections to its clients

3 days 5 hours ago

Virsec, a cybersecurity company delivering a radically new approach to protect against advanced targeted attacks, announced it has partnered with ProtectedIT, a leader in delivering enterprise security solutions, remote infrastructure, and cloud services to offer advanced cybersecurity protections to its clientele. The Virsec Security Platform stops fileless attacks and in-memory threats that escape detection by conventional security tools. These advanced application attacks have been indefensible, putting many businesses in jeopardy. Virsec stops these threats, protecting … More →

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Fortanix announces record sales year, new partnerships and global expansion in 2019

3 days 5 hours ago

Fortanix, the Runtime Encryption company, announced it had a record year in 2019, which saw sales climb 285 percent over the previous record year. Important new partnerships with Equinix, Google, IBM and Intel set the stage for both innovation and go-to-market success. The company doubled its workforce and expanded geographically in 2019 with new offices in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands to support its growing European customer base and attract engineering talent. “We believe … More →

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Skyview Capital acquires Fidelis Cybersecurity to expand portfolio and accelerate growth

3 days 6 hours ago

Global private investment firm Skyview Capital has added to its software technology portfolio with the acquisition of Bethesda, MD-based Fidelis Cybersecurity from a consortium of investors in a stock transaction. Fidelis Cybersecurity is a leading provider of Network Traffic Analysis and Digital Forensics and Incident Response solutions that enable enterprises and government organizations to detect, hunt and respond to advanced threats that evade traditional security solutions. Fidelis solutions are delivered as standalone network, endpoints and … More →

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Security Compass secures funding to enhance solutions portfolio and accelerate growth

3 days 6 hours ago

Security Compass, a leading provider of enterprise DevSecOps software solutions, announced it has secured growth equity funding from FTV Capital, a sector-focused growth equity investment firm. This investment will enable Security Compass to enhance its position as a global leader in empowering organizations to achieve agility at scale by streamlining software risk management. By leveraging FTV’s deep expertise and access to its Global Partner Network, Security Compass will further enhance its solutions portfolio and accelerate … More →

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Bill Staples joins New Relic as chief product officer

3 days 7 hours ago

New Relic, the industry’s largest and most comprehensive cloud-based observability platform built to help customers create more perfect software, announced that Bill Staples will join New Relic as chief product officer on February 14, 2020. Reporting directly to CEO and Founder Lew Cirne, Staples will be responsible for driving the company’s market-leading platform strategy and will lead the Product Management, Engineering and Design functions. Staples has spent his career building and scaling cloud-based businesses. He … More →

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Zscaler elects David Schneider to its Board of Directors

3 days 7 hours ago

Zscaler, the leader in cloud security, announced that Zscaler stockholders elected David Schneider to its Board of Directors at the annual stockholder meeting held January 10, 2020. Schneider is President, Global Customer Operations at ServiceNow. Mr. Schneider’s term will expire at the 2022 annual stockholder meeting. “David is an inspirational technology leader with deep experience scaling and growing disruptive SaaS companies. ServiceNow is one of the greatest cloud businesses in history, and he has been … More →

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ISACA appoints Julia Kanouse as senior vice president of membership

3 days 8 hours ago

Bringing a rich tech background and executive experience in the association sector, Julia Kanouse has joined ISACA’s leadership team as senior vice president of membership. ISACA has more than 145,000 members in 188 countries working in information and cyber security, governance, audit and assurance, risk and privacy, and in Kanouse’s new role, she will lead the strategy to elevate their experiences through diverse membership and chapter initiatives. In doing so, she will oversee a dynamic … More →

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Peter Leav joins McAfee as Chief Executive Officer

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McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, announced that its Board of Managers has appointed Peter Leav to the role of Chief Executive Officer, effective February 3, 2020. Leav will succeed Chris Young, who has decided to step down as Chief Executive Officer of McAfee. Young will remain at McAfee in an advisory role to assist with the transition and will become a Senior Advisor at TPG Capital. Leav will also be appointed to McAfee’s Board of … More →

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ioXt appoints Gregory Guez to its board of directors

3 days 8 hours ago

ioXt, the global standard for IoT security and preeminent IoT security alliance, announces the appointment of Gregory Guez, Senior Director of Product Marketing, IoT Security at Silicon Labs, to its board of directors. As a founding member of the ioXt Alliance, Guez has been instrumental in shaping ioXt’s work towards creating the internet of secure things. “The need for a universal security standard is critical to enabling the exponential growth of the IoT market,” said … More →

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Resolve Systems promotes Vijay Kurkal to Chief Executive Officer

3 days 8 hours ago

Resolve Systems, the leader in enterprise IT automation and AIOps, announced the promotion of Vijay Kurkal to Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Since joining the company as Chief Operating Officer in 2018, Kurkal has been instrumental in the company’s global growth and product development as Resolve has delivered on heightened demand for its transformative technologies. He also drove company investments in sales, marketing, and channel programs. “It is an incredibly exciting time for Resolve, and … More →

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Week in review: Windows crypto flaw, API security risks, exploits for Citrix security hole abound

3 days 18 hours ago

Here’s an overview of some of last week’s most interesting news and articles: Cable Haunt: Unknown millions of Broadcom-based cable modems open to hijacking A vulnerability (CVE-2019-19494) in Broadcom‘s cable modem firmware can open unknown millions of broadband modems by various manufacturers to attackers, a group of Danish researchers has warned. High-risk Google account owners can now use their iPhone as a security key Google users who opt for the Advanced Protection Program (APP) to … More →

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