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Enterprise expectations of managed service providers and public cloud providers are shifting

4 days 21 hours ago

Enterprise expectations of managed service providers (SPs), along with their ecosystem of public cloud provider partners, are shifting and will drive fundamental changes in both how buyers consume cloud services and providers position their business models in meeting customer needs for these services. Utilizing managed SPs for managed cloud services IDC sampled 1,500 buyers and nonbuyers of managed cloud services. The respondent audience for this survey included both IT and LOB respondents across six countries … More →

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Whitepaper: Cybersecurity is improving, but is it enough?

4 days 22 hours ago

Digital transformation initiatives are pushing many organizations into unfamiliar territory that they are not equipped to protect. This primary 451 Research paper, commissioned by eSentire, examines advancements organizations have made in improving their cybersecurity posture, ongoing challenges to protect and secure the company’s digital assets and how they are better positioning their organizations to contend with a dynamic and expanding cyberthreat landscape. This research examines: How respondents are accommodating emerging technologies and digital transformation initiatives. … More →

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Stellar Cyber adds a new “Data Streaming” Application to its Starlight platform

5 days ago

Security provider Stellar Cyber, with the first Open-XDR security application platform, announced that it has added a new “Data Streaming” Application to its Starlight platform. This App slashes the cost of using an existing SIEM by reducing and optimizing the data fed to it, and ensuring that only high-fidelity, actionable events reach the SIEM instead of oceans of data. With a stand-alone SIEM, customers are used to dumping everything in it in the hope that … More →

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Red Balloon Security and Nautilus Hyosung America enhance security for retail ATMs

5 days 1 hour ago

Red Balloon Security, a leading embedded device security company, has partnered with Nautilus Hyosung America (“NHA”), a global leader in providing ATMs, to deliver enhanced security for its retail ATMs. Red Balloon Security identified two vulnerabilities related to retail ATMs and one related to NHA’s retail ATM support mobile application. Following this discovery, Red Balloon Security has been engaged by Nautilus Hyosung America on embedded defense mechanisms to strengthen the security of their ATMs in … More →

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Imperva expands its executive leadership team

5 days 2 hours ago

Imperva, the cybersecurity leader championing the fight to secure data and applications wherever they reside, announced the appointment of two new members to the company’s executive leadership team, expanding Imperva’s commitment to providing customers with the most innovative solutions to protect their vital digital assets. Joining Imperva as SVP of Product Management is Steven Schoenfeld, a seasoned security expert with over 20 years of experience. Schoenfeld will be responsible for setting the strategy, roadmap, and … More →

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OpenText acquires Carbonite for $23.00 per share

5 days 2 hours ago

Carbonite, a global leader in data protection and cybersecurity, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by OpenText, a market leader in Enterprise Information Management software and solutions, for $23.00 per Carbonite share in cash. The transaction values Carbonite at an enterprise value of approximately $1.42 billion and represents a 78% premium to Carbonite’s unaffected closing stock price on September 5, 2019, the last trading day before a media report … More →

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Jean Beaubois joins myPOS as Chief Strategy Officer

5 days 3 hours ago

European payment service provider myPOS is delighted to announce the appointment of new Chief Strategy Officer, Jean Beaubois, effective 11th of November 2019. Jean Beaubois comes from SafeCharge, an international payment technology company, where he was in charge of Investor Relations and M&A for the last two years. Jean brings extensive experience and knowledge in payment technology, financial analysis and strategy – strengths gained at SafeCharge as well as leading investment banks such as Morgan … More →

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When is the right time to red team?

5 days 19 hours ago

It takes a thief to catch a thief. Despite being hundreds of years old, this idiom holds perfectly true for that most modern of thieves, the cybercriminal. With adversaries consistently evolving their tools and techniques to overcome defensive solutions, foiling their attacks requires ethical hackers who are able to think in the same way and spot the same potential attack pathways. Red teaming is the epitome of this approach to security, involving a team of … More →

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Believe the hype, but control the threat: Reducing the risk of ransomware

5 days 20 hours ago

Ransomware is becoming an epidemic for any collection or repository of data. Each day the attacks seem to be getting larger and more lucrative for cybercriminals. According to Europol’s annual report, the Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA), file-encrypting malware attacks could become far more destructive as cybercriminals change their tactics. The IOCTA lists ransomware as one of the most widespread and financially damaging cyberattack strategies. What makes these attacks particularly frightening is that , … More →

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Speeding MTTR when a third-party cloud service is attacked

5 days 20 hours ago

We all know you can’t stop every malicious attack. Even more troublesome is when an externally sourced element in the cloud – engaged as part of your infrastructure – is hit and it impacts customers using your digital service. That’s what happened on October 22 when a DDoS attack on the AWS Route 53 DNS service made its S3 storage service unavailable or slow loading to thousands of organizations. We had an early view of … More →

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PayPal becomes phisher’s favorite brand, Office 365 phishing techniques evolve

5 days 21 hours ago

PayPal has overtaken Microsoft to claim the number one ranking for phisher’s favorites for the first time. Netflix was not far behind as the streaming giant moved up to the third spot with a 14.1 percent QoQ and 73.7 percent YoY growth in unique phishing URLs, according to Vade Secure. Leveraging data from more than 600 million protected mailboxes worldwide, Vade’s machine learning algorithms identify the brand being impersonated as part of its real-time analysis … More →

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Attackers continue to leverage greater levels of social engineering and sophistication

5 days 21 hours ago

Despite a nearly four-month absence, the return of Emotet within the last two weeks of September accounted for nearly 12 percent of all malicious email samples in Q3, delivering millions of messages with malicious URLs or attachments, Proofpoint found. Emotet returns, organizations need to react “Emotet’s return to the threat landscape and the latest sextortion malware are just the latest examples of how cybercriminals continuously revamp and broaden the scope of their attacks in hopes … More →

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Do you think you can recognize fake news on Facebook?

5 days 22 hours ago

With the presidential election season moving into high gear, campaign messaging will soon begin increasing dramatically. But for those of us who get our news from social media, a new study from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin offers a strong warning: You can’t trust yourself to discern what’s true and what’s not when you’re on Facebook. In the study, participants fitted with a wireless electroencephalography headset were asked … More →

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Appsian extends platform to SAP customers

6 days ago

Appsian, the leader in ERP data security, announced their security platform will now feature extended support for SAP ERP applications, including Central Component (ECC) and S/4HANA. Appsian has grown to be the leader in data security solutions for the Oracle ERP market, including PeopleSoft and EBS, with more than 250 customers globally. Appsian’s security platform provides organizations with enhanced data access controls and user activity monitoring. The platform consists of fine-grained solutions and user behavior … More →

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Smarsh’s Enterprise Archive enables customers to future-proof and protect their business

6 days ago

Smarsh, helping customers get ahead – and stay ahead – of the risk within their electronic communications, announced that its Enterprise Archive is the first of its kind to bring cloud scale and multi-cloud deployability to the enterprise information archiving space. The cloud-native architecture of Enterprise Archive creates a secure and scalable platform across multiple cloud infrastructures (public and/or private) to meet the evolving needs of today’s global enterprises. For the first time, organizations can … More →

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LayerStack launches own-developed cloud orchestration and cloud control panel

6 days 1 hour ago

LayerStack, the fast-growing cloud computing service provider, is proud to announce a noteworthy milestone that the company has launched its own-developed cloud orchestration and cloud control panel, which underlines the good market position and attractiveness of LayerStack, and providing all its customers with a more scalable, reliable, and flexible infrastructure around the globe. The new cloud orchestration LayerStack has concentrated its resources on product development in the past two years, successfully developed a new cloud … More →

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Neustar partners with Tatango to improve the deliverability of their client’s text messages

6 days 1 hour ago

Neustar, a global information services company and leader in identity resolution, is partnering with Tatango, the market leader in mass text message marketing software, to improve the deliverability of their client’s text messages. Tatango, whose marketing software enables their clients to send mass text messages, powers some of the largest text message marketing campaigns in the United States. Text message deliverability is one of the most critical components to a successful messaging campaign. “Through careful … More →

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Elliptic Labs joins MediaTek’s Rich IoT program to create a new generation of devices

6 days 2 hours ago

AI virtual smart sensor leader Elliptic Labs announced it joined leading fabless semiconductor company MediaTek’s Rich IoT program. Elliptic’s AI Virtual Smart Sensor Platform will enable OEMs worldwide to use MediaTek’s rich IoT chipsets to create a new generation of innovative smart devices for consumers and smart homes. Elliptic’s next era of sensors with ultrasound as its core will give devices a customizable interaction zone. With up to 360 degree presence detection field of view, … More →

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Infoblox acquires SnapRoute to simplify networking and deliver services more efficiently

6 days 2 hours ago

Infoblox, the leader in Secure Cloud-Managed Network Services, announced the acquisition of SnapRoute, the creator of the industry’s first Cloud-Native Network Operating System (CN-NOS). SnapRoute’s talent and technology add significant depth to Infoblox’s suite of offerings and will help the company to radically simplify networking and deliver groundbreaking services more quickly and efficiently. As business environments continue to evolve as part of digitalization efforts, they become more decentralized, and operate across multiple platforms and devices … More →

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Advantix appoints Dona Kappmeyer as chief visionary officer

6 days 2 hours ago

Advantix, a global leader in telecom expense management (TEM), Internet of Things (IoT), wireless connectivity and mobility management solutions, has tapped Dona Kappmeyer as chief visionary officer. Kappmeyer is an accomplished business leader and Six Sigma Master Black Belt and CPA with deep experience in business case development, process improvement, change management, project management and operational excellence. Prior to joining Advantix, she held senior management positions at Rush Enterprises, Clear Channel (iHeartMedia) and HOLT CAT … More →

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