Accenture Acquires Revolutionary Security, Provider of Cybersecurity Services for Critical Infrastructure (Accenture) Acquisition enhances Accenture Security’s critical infrastructure protection capabilities to deliver advanced cyber defense management
GoDaddy goes vertical with Neustar registry acquisition (Domain Name Wire) GoDaddy buys its first registry, implements governance model for conflicts of interest, and promises to keep domain prices in check. GoDaddy (NYSE: GDDY) is acquiring Neustar’s domain name registry services business and renaming it GoDaddy Registry, the company announced today. Neustar directly manages .biz, .us, and several other domains, and provides technical registry services for …
StorMagic Enters Security Market With Introduction of Encryption Key Management Solution (BusinessWire) StorMagic enters security market with acquisition of KeyNexus, announces new SvKMS encryption key management product for the edge, datacenter & cloud.
Microsoft Buys Corp.com So Bad Guys Can’t (KrebsOnSecurity) In February, KrebsOnSecurity told the story of a private citizen auctioning off the dangerous domain corp.com for the starting price of $1.7 million.
Cato Networks Secures $77 Million Investment in Largest Funding Round Yet (Cato Networks) The latest investment brings the total funding above $200 million, demonstrating investors’ confidence in Cato's vision to provide enterprises with an agile and secure network that can adapt to whatever comes next.
Accellion Secures $120 Million in Financing Led by Bregal Sagemount to Accelerate Adoption of the Enterprise Content Firewall (Accellion) This investment positions Accellion to accelerate acquisitions to further consolidate siloed applications under the enterprise content firewall.
Privitar lands $80M as cybersecurity interest grows amid COVID-19 (PitchBook) Data privacy startup Privitar has raised $80 million, reflecting a growing investor interest in cybersecurity driven in part by the coronavirus outbreak.
CyberMDX Secures $20 Million in Funding to Secure Hospital Networks and Critical Medical and IoT Devices (PR Newswire) CyberMDX, a leading healthcare cybersecurity provider delivering visibility, threat prevention, and operational efficiency for medical devices,...
Okera Raises $15 Million to Meet Growing Customer Demand, Names Nick Halsey CEO | Markets Insider (Business Insider) Okera today announced the company has raised $15 million in new funding to help provide enterprises w...
BitMEX operator commits $400K to cybersecurity nonprofit Shadowserver (The Block) HDR Global Trading, the operator of cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX, has offered a $400,000 grant to nonprofit security organization Shadowserver Foundation
CISO MAG interview with Chris Wolf, Vice President, and CTO, Global Field & Industry, VMware (CISO MAG) In an exclusive interview with CISO MAG, Wolf discusses discuss how the Carbon Black acquisition will strengthen the security of VMware’s offerings.
Corero Reports Widened Annual Loss But Still (MorningstarUK) Corero Network Security PLC on Monday reported a widened loss for 2019 on ...
Scale Computing Delivers Record Quarterly Revenue with Growth Rate of (PRWeb) Scale Computing, a market leader in edge computing, virtualization and hyperconverged solutions, achieved record revenue in Q1 driven by the manufacturing, hea
Trend Micro Honored as 2019 Google Cloud Technology Partner of the Year for Security (Citizen Tribune) Trend Micro Incorporated ( TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704 ), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, today announced that it has been awarded as the 2019 Google Cloud Technology Partner of the Year for Security. This award recognizes accomplishments on Google Cloud and further confirms Trend Micro’s leadership in cloud security.
Will Industry Veteran Tarek Kuzbari accomplish Cybereason dream to lead in Middle East ? (TechSprouts) In a recent announcement made by the ambitious cyber defence company, Cybereason, it launched its operations in the Middle East.
The Intelligence Community is hiring during this time of crisis (Federal News Network) As we have seen our economy change we have heard of some employers like Amazon, Walmart, InstaCart and others hiring a massive amount of people to fulfill demand. These are all critical jobs during…
Bug bounty platforms buy researcher silence, violate labor laws, critics say (CSO Online) The promise of crowdsourced cybersecurity, fueled by "millions of hackers," turns out to be a pipe dream, despite high-octane marketing from the bug bounty platforms.
Privitar Closes $80 Million Series C Funding Round Led by Warburg Pincus (Yahoo) Privitar, the leading data privacy platform provider, closes $80 Million series C funding round led by Warburg Pincus
Accenture Acquires Context Information Security, a UK-Based Cybersecurity Consultancy (MarTech Series) Acquisition accelerates growth of Accenture Security in the U.K. and internationally Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Context Information Security, a leading cyber defense consultancy, previously owned by parent company Babcock International Group. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Huawei joins major US-based open-source patent protection consortium OIN (ZDNet) In a move many will find surprising, Huawei is joining the Linux and Open Invention Network, the leading US-based open-source patent non-aggression group.
KnowBe4, a Clearwater cybersecurity firm, saw its revenues grow by 40% in the first quarter of 2020, compared to Q1 2019. (Business Observer) Cybersecurity firm KnowBe4 says its first-quarter sales are up by 40% despite switching its 884-person staff to remote work due to the coronavirus pandemic.
CrowdStrike Gets A Booster Shot (Seeking Alpha) Guidance for fiscal year 2021 is for 50% to 52% revenue growth. CrowdStrike is ideally positioned to benefit from the seismic shift to work-at-home given frictionless deployment and fully managed endpoint protection.
Cybersecurity Firm Zscaler Gains As Companies Shift To Work From Home (Investor's Business Daily) Relative strength line trending upward; RS Rating at 94 out of 99. Shares now above both the 50-day and 200-day moving averages. After deep consolidation, stock may form flat base if it stays steady
Security resellers should look to the long-term risk management pitch (MicroscopeUK) Coronavirus might have sparked spending around securing remote workers, but longer term there are more strategic conversations to be had around risk management.
Voatz disputes claims it was 'kicked off' HackerOne (SearchSecurity) HackerOne, providers of a bug bounty platform that allows hackers to fix the bugs of software companies for monetary rewards, has cut ties with mobile voting platform Voatz.
Cybereason Continues its Global Expansion by Launching Regional Middle East Operations (Newswire Today) Cybereason, creators of the leading Cyber Defense Platform, today announced it has launched operations in the Middle East to help enterprises future proof their networks from the ever-evolving threat landscape
Axonius nabs $58M for its cybersecurity-focused network asset management platform (TechCrunch) As companies get to grips with a wider (and, lately, more enforced) model of remote working, a startup that provides a platform to help track and manage all the devices that are accessing networked services — an essential component of cybersecurity policy — has raised a large round of g…
Collibra Raises $112.5M to Help Businesses Make Data-Driven Decisions (PR Newswire) Collibra, the Data Intelligence company, today announced $112.5 million in funding at a post-money valuation of $2.3 billion, bringing the...
BlackBerry CEO: How Cylance Differentiates In Unified Endpoint Security (MSSP Alert) BlackBerry CEO describes how Cylance differentiates in unified endpoint security (UES) market. Plus, COVID-19 reality check & integrations with Microsoft Intune & VMware AirWatch.
KnowBe4’s Year-Over-Year Sales Increase 40% Q1 2020 Compared to Q1 2019 (Globe Newswire) KnowBe4 named a leader in security awareness and training evaluation, appointed a new board member and won numerous awards
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Untangle Extends Partnership with Webroot to Deliver Greater Visibility and Control Across the Network (Yahoo) New Product Integration to Help Address Channel Partner Cybersecurity Needs
ConnectWise Certify™ Enables TSPs to Become Go-To Security Experts (Security Boulevard) Industry’s first intensive and customized cybersecurity training TAMPA, Fla. (April 7, 2020) – ConnectWise, the leading provider of intelligent software
Curtiss-Wright’s NSA Approved DTS1 Storage Device Qualifies for Extended Operating Temperature Range (Army Technology) Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division, a trusted leading supplier of rugged data storage and protection solutions, has announced that its Data...Read More...
Avast launches all-new mobile browser with complete data encryption (TownNews) Avast (LSE:AVST), a global leader in digital security products, has released an Android version of Avast Secure Browser to extend its platform
Virsec and CyVolve Partner to Deliver Advanced Cybersecurity for Healthcare and Regulated Industries in the US, Europe and Middle East (Yahoo) Virsec and CyVolve Partner to Deliver Advanced Cybersecurity for Healthcare and Regulated Industries In the US, Europe and Middle East
Unisys Always-On Access™ Powered by Stealth™ Provides Fast, Encrypted Remote Access for Workers (Unisys) Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced the general availability of Unisys Always-On Access™ (AOA), powered by Stealth™, its award-winning Unisys Stealth® security software that provides unmatched protection to users working remotely from home or from alternative facilities.
Nozomi Networks and Deloitte Partner to Deliver IT, OT and IoT Security Services in EMEA (Nozomi) Relationship adds Nozomi Networks industrial strength OT and IoT visibility and threat detection capabilities to Deloitte’s portfolio of cyber risk solutions, including a Nozomi Networks managed security service across Deloitte’s Cyber Intelligence Centers in EMEA
Regulus Cyber Collaborates with HARMAN to Offer Software-Based GPS Cybersecurity Solution to Vehicle Manufacturers (Olean Times Herald) Regulus Cyber, creator of the first "anti-virus" software to protect satellite navigation and timing across a wide range of applications, including automotive, mobile,
Zilliqa partners with Bugcrowd to start Bug Bounty Program (CoinNewsSpan) Zilliqa has announced its strategic collaboration with Bugcrowd, to lay the foundation of its Bug Bounty program for its global customer base.
Deutsche Telekom Taps Palo Alto Networks’ Managed Security (SDxCentral) Palo Alto Networks scored another high-profile service provider partner in Telekom Security, Deutsche Telekom’s managed security services business.
Perception Point Receives Top Overall Ranking in SE Labs Independent Testing, Achieving 96% Accuracy Rating and 0% False Positive Rate (PR Newswire) Perception Point, a 360-degree Prevention as a Service company offering fast interception of any content-based attack across email and all...
CyberWire launches "CSO Perspectives" podcast and new weekly column with Chief Analyst, Rick Howard (MarketWatch) The CyberWire announced today the launch of "CSO Perspectives," a new podcast and weekly column by Rick Howard, the CyberWire's CSO, Chief Analyst and Senior Fellow. Available to CyberWire Pro subscribers, the new programming focuses on the ideas, strategies and technologies that senior cybersecurity executives wrestle with daily.
SonicWall Empowers MSSPs, Launches Enhanced Managed Security Services Program (PR Newswire) SonicWall today unveiled an enhanced version of its SecureFirst Managed Security Service Provider (MSSPs) Program to provide the licensing...
Blue Ridge Networks Provides Industry-Leading Cybersecurity in Qatar (Yahoo) Blue Ridge Networks today announced that it will provide proven endpoint and critical infrastructure cyber security solutions for Qatar's private and public sectors through its partners Clearspan Strategic LLC and Al Mana Computer Services (ACS).
Okta Signs Partnership With VMware, CrowdStrike, And Tanium (Pulse 2.0) Okta, a leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise, announced that it signed partnerships with VMware, CrowdStrike, and Tanium.
IBM integrates Okta identity solutions to cloud offerings (Security Brief) “We’re excited to formalise the partnership to provide our joint customers with the technology to help secure their organisations.
Rethinking Zoom? How WebEx, Teams and Google Compare on Security (Inc.com) After a burst of rapid growth, Zoom has lost some luster amid well-publicized zoombombing episodes.
Spire Technology to distribute ESET’s security software (PCR) Cyber security and anti-virus company ESET has extended its reach into the premium consumer market b
LIFARS Releases Open-Source Cyber Incident Response Tool Voltaire (New Kerala) LIFARS, the global leader in Incident Response, Digital Forensics, Ransomware Mitigation and Cyber Resiliency Services, has released a new open-source tool for incident response IR triage.
NordLocker Invites Ethical Hackers to Crack Encrypted Locker Worth $10,000 (Irish Tech News) Following its promise to guarantee the ultimate security for your files, the file encryption tool NordLocker has launched a bounty campaign. It invites hacking enthusiasts to crack an encrypted locker and win $10,000.
Telos and ST Engineering Form Strategic Partnership to Deliver World-Class Cybersecurity, Governance, Risk and Compliance Solutions Throughout Asia and the Middle East (Telos Corporation) Agreement expands the footprint and reach of Telos Ghost® and Xacta® into Asia and the Middle East.
Splunk's new APM solution unlocks real-time observability for cloud infrastructure (Help Net Security) Splunk releases SignalFx Microservices APM, the only APM solution that provides customers complete observability into modern, cloud-native environments.
Okta launches Lifecycle Management Workflows to make building identity-centric processes easy (TechCrunch) Okta, the popular identity and access management service, today used its annual (and now virtual) user conference to launch Lifecycle Management Workflows, a new tool that helps IT teams build and manage IFTTT-like automated processes with the help of an easy to use graphical interface. The new ser…
Protecting democracy, especially in a time of crisis (Microsoft on the Issues) Today, Microsoft announces the expansion of its Defending Democracy Program to help democratic processes become more resilient in light of increased cyberthreats, with the relese of Election Security Advisors, which helps secure election systems from cyberattacks, expansion of the AccountGuard threat notification service, and an extension of Microsoft 365 for Campaigns to include state-level campaigns.
IRONSCALES Themis™ Emerges as World’s First Fully Autonomous AI Email (PRWeb) IRONSCALES, the pioneer of self-learning email security, today announced that Themis, its AI-driven virtual security analyst, now has the ability...
enclayve Launches Private Communications Network for Consumers (PR Newswire) enclayve Group has launched the enclayve Block, a social media product that you own. It addresses the crucial problem of privacy and data...
Enzoic Helps Organizations Reduce The Threat of Insider Risks From Poor Password Hygiene in Active Directory (BusinessWire) Enzoic helps organizations reduce the threat of insider risks from poor password hygiene in Active Directory.
Panther Labs Launches Open-Source Cloud-Native SIEM (SecurityWeek) San Francisco-based cloud security startup Panther Labs has launched the first stable version of its open-source security information and event management (SIEM) solution, Panther
Flexera Launches Patch Automation for Software Vulnerability Manager (Globe Newswire) Manage more with existing resources thanks to intelligent automation
EPFL software to enable secure data-sharing for hospitals (Mirage News) The MedCo system aims to facilitate medical research on pathologies - such as cancer and infectious diseases - by enabling secure computations on...
Amazon Detective: AWS Cloud Security Service Launches (MSSP Alert) Amazon Detective, and AWS cloud security service, launches to help organizations investigate security incidents across their AWS workloads.
Blue Prism Teams Up with SailPoint to Deliver New Governance and Security Capabilities (PR Wire) Looking to extend its industry leading security capabilities, Blue Prism (AIM: PRSM) today announced a partnership with SailPoint, a market leader in enterprise...
Okta Partners with VMware, CrowdStrike to Boost Log-In Security (Yahoo) Okta Inc., a maker of identity management software, unveiled three cybersecurity partnerships meant to help safeguard corporate networks while millions of employees have been forced to work remotely.Okta announced the agreements Wednesday with VMware Inc.’s Carbon Black unit, CrowdStrike
Obsidian Partners with Snowflake to Consolidate Security Visibility at Scale (Odessa American) Obsidian Security, the Cloud Detection and Response company, and Snowflake, the cloud data platform, today announced a partnership to deliver unified operational visibility of cloud applications, networks, and endpoints.
LogRhythm Strengthens Executive Team with Appointment of Chief Revenue (PRWeb) LogRhythm, the company powering today's security operations centers (SOCs), today announced the appointment of Mitchell Rowe as chief revenue officer (CRO).
Kudelski Security Hires Seasoned Leader for US Security Services (Kudelski Security) Ernie Anderson joins to lead consolidated approach to cybersecurity services, including strategy, technology and staff augmentation services
SecureSky Accelerates as it Expands its Board of Directors (PR Newswire) SecureSky, a leader in cloud security and compliance solutions, announced that veteran executive William E. Fisher has joined the company's...
Former Facebook CSO Alex Stamos to join Zoom as outside security consultant (ZDNet) Zoom also announces the creation of a CISO Council and Advisory Board to help its CEO through the current security and user privacy-related issues.
CACI adds former deputy national intelligence director to board (Washington Business Journal) The veteran of many intelligence community leadership posts will join the Arlington technology company immediately.
Cynet Expands North American Sales Operations with New Leadership and (PRWeb) Cynet today announced the official opening of the company's North American sales operations in Boston. The new office follows the recent app
Plurilock expands US team (Planet Biometrics News) Plurilock Security Solutions, a leading provider of advanced authentication products with behavioral biometrics technology, has announced the addition of key team members to its sales operations division.
Sounil Yu of Bank of America joins YL Ventures as CISO-in-Residence (BusinessWire) YL Ventures, the prominent seed-stage Silicon Valley venture capital firm investing in Israeli cybersecurity startups, today announced that Sounil Yu,
Illusive Networks Welcomes Karl J. Mattson to Board of Advisors (Yahoo) Illusive Networks®, the leader in deception-based cyber defense solutions, today announced that security expert Karl Mattson has joined its board of advisors. He brings more than two decades of information security experience, including from his recent role as senior vice president and chief information
Forcepoint shakes up local leadership (CRN Australia) Adds four new names to regional leadership team.
Nutanix appoints ANZ boss out of NetSuite (CRN Australia) Lee Thompson replaces Jamie Humphrey.