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4 years after data breach, Slack resets 100,000 users’ passwords

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Roughly 100,000 Slack users are getting their password reset and will have to choose a new one. The reason? During the data breach the company suffered in 2015, the attackers have apparently not only accessed a database with user profile information and “irreversibly encrypted” passwords, but have also “inserted code that allowed them to capture plaintext passwords as they were entered by users at the time.” What happened in 2015? Unknown attackers gained access to … More →

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New infosec products of the week: July 19, 2019

1 day 22 hours ago

Perimeter 81 ensures zero trust access to web applications without an agent Zero Trust Application Access is designed to meet the demands of today’s ever-expanding modern network and ensure fully secured, isolated and agentless access to an organization’s critical web applications, SSH, RDP, VNC and Telnet in an emulated, streamlined and seamless way, regardless of where employees connect. Privitar extends data-protection and safe data-analysis capabilities of its Publisher product With Privitar Publisher 3.0, companies can … More →

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Mirko Zorz

NSS Labs test exposes weaknesses in NGFW products

1 day 22 hours ago

Firewalls are the most widely deployed network security devices. Enterprises expect next generation firewalls (NGFWs) to prevent exploits and malware from infecting critical systems. NSS Labs 2019 NGFW Group Test NSS Labs announced the results of its 2019 NGFW Group Test. Twelve of the industry’s NGFW products were tested to compare NGFW product capabilities across multiple use cases. Products were assessed for security effectiveness, total cost of ownership (TCO), and performance. This is the ninth … More →

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New open source solution reduces the risks associated with cloud deployments

1 day 22 hours ago

An open source user computer environment (UCE) for the Amazon Cloud, called Galahad, has been launched by the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). The technology will fight to protect people using desktop applications running on digital platforms such as Amazon Web Services (AWS). Galahad will leverage nested virtualization, layered sensing and logging to mitigate cloud threats. These layers will allow individual users to host their applications seamlessly and securely within the cloud avoiding … More →

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Business owners prioritize investment in technology over upskilling

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Business owners say their strategy is to prioritize investing in technology (52%) over upskilling (24%) their workforce, according to Adecco. The research titled, People, Technology and the Future of Upskilling, which surveyed 500 managers, directors, and business owners at SMEs, found that this focus on investing in technology over upskilling is not necessarily shared across all roles in the business. Just 28% of middle managers and 33% of directors prioritize investment in technology over upskilling. … More →

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Mobile ID schemes take the lead over digital identity cards

1 day 23 hours ago

The number of people using government-issued digital identity credentials will grow by over 150% from an expected 1.7 billion in 2019 to over 5 billion in 2024, according to Juniper Research. Emerging economies in Asia and Africa are some of the biggest markets, as countries leapfrog analogue identities to benefit from the efficiencies digital registration and management bring. Emerging economies follow Estonia The report, Digital Identity: Technology Evolution, Regulatory Analysis & Forecasts 2019-2024, shows that … More →

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CyberArk enhances its portfolio of SaaS offerings for privileged access security

1 day 23 hours ago

CyberArk announced groundbreaking new services and enhancements to the industry’s most complete portfolio of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offerings for privileged access security. As the industry leader, only CyberArk has the technology expertise and experience to deliver innovative solutions that make it simple and easy for cloud-first organizations and those embracing digital transformation to consume, use and manage privileged access security solutions, especially in hybrid cloud environments. “Privileged access security is foundational to effective cybersecurity programs. As … More →

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Bitdefender 2020 gives consumers privacy amid a rising criminal tide

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Bitdefender, the innovative cybersecurity solutions provider protecting 500 million machines worldwide, is proud to unveil Bitdefender 2020, its new cybersecurity line designed to give consumers complete privacy in an era of intrusion and total security amid a rising criminal tide. The Bitdefender 2020 series of products is designed to overcome the most sophisticated attacks, including rampant invasion of privacy from criminal hackers, nosy companies and invasive websites, as well as history’s most sophisticated malware meant … More →

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BehavioSec updates the BehavioSec Behavioral Biometrics Platform with new capabilities

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BehavioSec, the pioneering vendor behind behavioral biometrics, announced new capabilities strengthening the BehavioSec Behavioral Biometrics Platform’s market leadership helping financial services, fintech, retail, and other customers defeat relentless attacks utilizing stolen passwords and other weaponized online credentials. As the September 14, 2019 deadline for compliance with the European Union’s PSD2 payment security mandate approaches, BehavioSec’s pioneering behavioral biometrics inventions and performance across industries give businesses and mobile app developers a proven way to rapidly increase … More →

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Fugue’s SaaS product now supports the Microsoft Azure cloud computing service

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Fugue, the company delivering autonomous cloud infrastructure security and compliance, announced that its Software as a Service (SaaS) product now supports the Microsoft Azure cloud computing service. Fugue provides enterprises with continuous visibility into the security posture of their Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud environments and protects critical resources with self-healing infrastructure. Fugue enables development teams to “Shift Left” on cloud security and compliance by integrating policy checks into CI/CD pipelines. “Fugue’s … More →

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Insight Connected Suite helps clients accelerate the use of smart solutions

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Insight Enterprises, a Fortune 500 global solution integrator for organizations of all sizes, announced the launch of Insight Connected Suite, a fully managed Internet of Things (IoT) solution that is industry-agnostic and helps clients accelerate the use of smart solutions. “Communities and businesses understand the transformative potential of IoT and smart solutions as they look to modernize their infrastructure. However, the time and resources needed to develop complex, one-off solutions have remained a roadblock to … More →

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SnapLogic Quick Start solution to help orgs quickly build and deploy cloud data lakes on AWS

2 days 2 hours ago

SnapLogic, the #1 Intelligent Integration Platform provider, introduced a new Quick Start solution to help enterprises build and deploy cloud data lakes on Amazon Web Services (AWS) with speed and confidence. Enterprises can now fast-track their cloud data lake projects by deploying SnapLogic components, AWS services such as Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) and Amazon Redshift, and best practices from Agilisium Consulting. To generate business value from their data, organizations are implementing cloud data … More →

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Claroty unveils several enhancements to its Continuous Threat Detection solution

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Claroty, the global leader in industrial cybersecurity, introduced several enhancements to Continuous Threat Detection (CTD), its award-winning operational technology (OT) security solution. The latest release of CTD now enables enterprises to discover and monitor their Internet of Things (IoT) devices, provides customers with greater network visibility, reduces deployment time, and eliminates the “noise” of non-critical alerts. The company also announced it has joined the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), the world’s leading organization transforming business and … More →

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ViON unveils new hybrid, multi-cloud solution portfolio that offers single interface management

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ViON, a cloud service provider and market leader in the design, delivery and maintenance of mission-critical IT infrastructure solutions, announced the launch of the ViON Enterprise Cloud (VEC), a hybrid, multi-cloud solution portfolio that offers single interface management. Organizations leveraging the VEC will be able to bring a public cloud experience to their private cloud environment, while still managing existing infrastructure and taking advantage of ViON’s Multi-Cloud Orchestrator, Cloud Services Platform and Professional and Managed … More →

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Enzoic for Active Directory offers real-time blocking and monitoring of unsafe passwords

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Enzoic, a leading provider of compromised credential screening solutions, released the latest version of Enzoic for Active Directory. The product is the only Active Directory plugin to meet NIST 800-63b requirements for real-time blocking of unsafe passwords at set-up and provide continuous monitoring of those same passwords to ensure they don’t become vulnerable later. The service gives organizations new ammunition in the ongoing fight against the use of compromised passwords. Across industries, organizations of all … More →

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Cyber Power Smart App Online UPS systems offer more power and functionality in less space

2 days 3 hours ago

Cyber Power Systems, a leader in power protection and management products, released two new models of professional-grade Smart App Online UPS systems. The Smart App Online High-Density UPS systems provide high capacity output with a power factor rating of 1 within a space-saving design. The systems use double-conversion topology, providing sine wave output to deliver clean AC power for mission-critical applications and high-end system components that require seamless power correction. The products are the latest … More →

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SyncDog and Nine23 to enable mobile workforces a secure cloud-based collaboration tools access

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SyncDog, the leading Independent Software Vendor (ISV) for next generation mobile security and data loss prevention, announced a partnership with Nine23, a highly-focused UK mobile security solutions company serving the public and private sector. This partnership will enable mobile workforces to access cloud-based collaboration tools from their own devices with an increased level of security and greater cost savings. SyncDog provides a secure application workspace for employees accessing enterprise mobile productivity apps on BYOD (Bring … More →

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TMD Security integrates SALTO’s key-less locks in TMD Access Management

2 days 4 hours ago

TMD Security announced that SALTO Systems, a worldwide leading manufacturer of state-of-the-art access door locks, will be the hardware partner for TMD’s Access Management solution for a wide variety of access points including ATM rooms, branches and datacentres. TMD Security has integrated SALTO’s key-less locks in TMD Access Management, a single access scheduling and provision solution for ATMs and for a wide variety of access points that uses encrypted one-time-codes and mobile app instead of … More →

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Druva acquires CloudLanes to expand cloud to the edge

2 days 4 hours ago

Druva, the leader in Cloud Data Protection and Management, announced the acquisition of CloudLanes, an innovator in hybrid cloud data protection and migration that enables seamless and secure movement of data from on-premises to cloud. With the new addition, Druva is set to expand cloud to the edge, bringing enterprises the ability to keep data readily available on-site, while leveraging SaaS-based business continuity, short recovery windows and greater workload mobility to reduce costs by up … More →

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Cirrus Insight appoints Phil Sims as CTO

2 days 4 hours ago

Cirrus Insight is pleased to announce the appointment of Phil Sims as Chief Technology Officer. Cirrus Insight sales enablement platform for Gmail and Outlook offers an all-in-one sales productivity platform with world-class Salesforce integration. Cirrus Insight is committed to delivering high-quality value in the sales enablement space. The appointment of an award-winning CTO represents a spearhead investment in agile engineering, product, and support that benefits Cirrus Insight customers immediately. Phil Sims joins Cirrus Insight bringing … More →

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