Rapid7 acquires cybersecurity firm DivvyCloud for $145M (SiliconANGLE) Security operations firm Rapid7 Inc. today said it has agreed to acquire cybersecurity firm DivvyCloud Corp. for $145 million in cash and stock.
Facebook’s Specialized Cyber Security Team Blows The Whistle, Says They’re Victims Of Automation (Daily Caller) Current and former Facebook employees who are responsible for heading off cyber attacks say the Silicon Valley giant is replacing them with machines.
Automation at Facebook making cybersecurity staff redundant: Report (ETCIO.com) Facebook has reportedly shaken up its cybersecurity team as it invests in automation to identify and address cyber breaches on its various platforms, ..
Facebook cuts back on cybersecurity team as it invests more in automation (Business Standard) The employees responsible for tackling hacking threats have alleged that the Silicon Valley giant is replacing them with machines and is automating its alert response and security teams
FireEye stock falls on outlook, company announces layoffs (MarketWatch) FireEye Inc. undefined shares slipped in the extended session Tuesday after the cybersecurity company said it was laying off staff and forecast an outlook...
BlackRock Unit to Increase Its Stake in U.S. Cybersecurity Company Cofense (Wall Street Journal) BlackRock is investing at least $10 million, in a deal expected to be announced later today, a person familiar with the matter said.
Exclusive: Amazon turns to Chinese firm on U.S. blacklist to meet thermal camera needs (Reuters) Amazon.com Inc has bought cameras to take temperatures of workers during the coronavirus pandemic from a firm the United States blacklisted over allegations it helped China detain and monitor the Uighurs and other Muslim minorities, three people familiar with the matter told Reuters.
Unisys Announces First-Quarter 2020 Contracts with New and Existing U.S. Clients Valued at $200 Million (Unisys) Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced a set of first-quarter 2020 contracts with new and existing clients valued at $200 million.
Hanover Study Finds Most Businesses Insured Against Traditional Cyber Insurance Risks - But Vulnerable to Emerging Risks (WFMZ.com) A new study commissioned by The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. (NYSE: THG) found the majority of business decision makers are insured against traditional
79% of Businesses Have Rejected a Job Candidate Based on Social Media Content; Job Seekers Should Post Online Carefully (PR Newswire) Most businesses have rejected a potential employee after looking at their social media profiles, according to a new survey from The Manifest, a...
The Strange Story of a Las Vegas Radio Station Co-Opted by China (Washington Free Beacon) At first glance, Las Vegas Public Radio (LVPR) looks like any other local FM radio station. It has local community sponsors, vaguely right-wing talk show hosts.
Ransomware-stricken Travelex up for sale (ComputerWeekly) Travelex’s parent Finablr is washing its hands of the ransomware-stricken forex provider as it struggles with the twin shocks of the Covid-19 pandemic and a developing fraud scandal
Accenture buys tech companies in France, Germany and UK (Consultancy) Global consulting and technology giant has in the past month closed three acquisitions in Europe.
How Recorded Future Sees What's Ahead (The Cipher Brief) Recorded Future's CEO Christopher Ahlberg on what threats will look like in the future and how private companies can help provide protection.
We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck security firm ForgeRock used to raise $93 million as COVID-19 broke out (Business Insider) The firm's biggest clients include the BBC and BMW.
Series E Funding Marks a Momentous Day at ForgeRock (ForgeRock) We’ve reached an important milestone at ForgeRock that puts us another step closer to becoming the most important digital identity company in the market.
Chertoff Group Portfolio Company Coalfire Completes Sale to Apax Partners (Chertoff Group) Coalfire, a provider of cybersecurity advisory and assessment services, today announced that its acquisition by Apax Partners has been finalized with full regulatory approval
Mozilla Offers Bigger Rewards for Firefox Vulnerabilities (SecurityWeek) Mozilla has announced some changes to its Firefox bug bounty program, including bigger rewards and accepting duplicate submissions
Gemini Clears New Deloitte Audit in Bid to Appeal to Wall Street (Yahoo) Gemini’s exchange and custody services have cleared yet another systems design check.
How Ann Arbor’s Duo Security went from a two-man operation to a $2.35 billion company (mlive) Duo boasts almost 20,000 clients across the world and hopes to grow that number to more than 800,000 after being acquired by tech giant Cisco for $2.35 billion, Song said. Cisco sought Duo’s expertise in securely connecting its users in various networks.
Secret CSO: Sam Small, ZeroFOX (IDG Connect) Dr. Sam Small serves as the Chief Security Officer of ZeroFOX, helping its customers implement world-class social-media protection programs and supporting ZeroFOX in its role as the innovation leader of digital risk and social-media protection solutions.
Independence Bowl gets new sponsor and new title (WBRZ) The Shreveport, Louisiana-based Independence Bowl will be called the Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl, officials announced Tuesday.
Randori Announces $20M in Series A Funding, Expands Market's Vision for Continuous Red Teaming (PR Newswire) Randori, creators of the world's first automated attack platform, today announced a $20 million Series A funding round led by Harmony Partners,...
Cynet Issues Incident Response Challenge to IR Professionals (PRWeb) Incident Responders Challenged to Match Their Skills Against Colleagues in First of its Kind Contest with $5,000 Prize
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Identity Automation Releases Update for RapidIdentity IAM Platform (Identity Automation) Highlights Include Password Blacklist Screening, Scheduled Entitlements, & QR Code Branding
Grosvenor partners with Tempered Networks to release cloaking security technology (FM Media) Grosvenor Cyber Solutions (GCS) provides a cloaking security technology offered as a managed service provider. The service targets operational technology ecosystems owned by large corporate businesses, government organisations and property owners who are concerned about cyber risk and managing assets more securely.
Privva Introduces Continuous Risk Monitoring Partnerships with Argos Risk®, RiskRecon and SpyCloud (privva) New integrations adding visualizations of vendor security assessments, financial data and dark web monitoring enrich Privva’s third-party risk management platf
New Cygilant Solution Helps Detect Threats Residing Directly on Company Endpoints (Cygilant) Cygilant Endpoint Security Provides a Fast, Cost-Effective Way to Detect Malware and Critical Threats on Workstations and Servers
Cyren Redefines Corporate Email Security for Every Microsoft 365 Inbox (Yahoo) New cloud service provides continuous protection and remediation from sophisticated phishing threats that penetrate existing safeguards MCLEAN, VA / ACCESSWIRE / April 29, 2020 / Cyren (NASDAQ:CYRN)(FRA:TOU) ...
Appsian Enables Adaptive Multi-Factor Authentication in Oracle PeopleSoft Applications (PR Newswire) Appsian, the global leader in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) data security, has announced an integration with Duo Security, now part of...
NextgenID Presents Identity-as-a-Service, Minimizing Identity Enrollment Costs and Offering Long-term Savings (Globe Newswire) The frictionless procurement model features zero capital outlay for any and all identity credentials
Imperva Launches General Availability of Advanced Bot Protection Solution (BusinessWire) Imperva, Inc., the cybersecurity leader championing the fight to secure data and applications wherever they reside, today announced the general availa
Intel Provides Trusted Foundation for Azure Confidential Computing (Intel Newsroom) What’s New: Today, Microsoft Azure DCsv2-Series featuring a hardware-based trusted execution environment (TEE) built on Intel® Software Guard Extensions
Test Your ATT&CK Before the Attack With Guardicore Infection Monkey (Guardicore) The Monkey now maps its actions to the MITRE ATT&CK knowledge base: It provides a new report with the utilized techniques and recommended mitigations, to help you simulate an APT attack on your network and mitigate real attack paths intelligently.
New Version of Guardicore Infectionmonkey Uses MITRE ATT&CK Techniques to Test Network Preparedness | Guardicore (Guardicore) The latest version of Guardicore Infection Monkey now maps its actions to the MITRE ATT&CK knowledge base, providing a new report with the utilized techniques and recommended mitigations.
Bugcrowd Enables Companies to Increase the Speed, Scale and Quality of Pen Testing with Launch of Platform-Powered Classic Pen Test (Bugcrowd) Bugcrowd harnesses the power of the Crowd in a pay-per-test model enabling organizations to launch pen tests in less than 72 hours instead of waiting for up to
Snyk and Red Hat Collaborate To Enhance Security for OpenShift and Kubernetes Workloads (PR Newswire) Snyk, the leader in developer-first open source security, and Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source...
SYSGO integrates wolfSSL Security Technologies into its PikeOS Real-Time Operating System (SYSGO) SYSGO, the European leader in real-time operating systems (RTOS) and hypervisors for certifiable embedded systems, and wolfSSL, the leading provider of TLS and cryptography, have announced that they joined forces to integrate wolfSSL security technology into SYSGO's PikeOS real-time operating system (RTOS) that includes a type 1 hypervisor or Separation Kernel.
CIAM Certification: The Fastest Growing Professional Certification in Identity and Access Management Which Is the Most Critical Component of Cybersecurity (Yahoo) Certified Identity and Access Manager (CIAM) is a registered certification which is designed for global professionals who deal with identity and access management. Recognized as the Gold Standard certification for identity and access management (IAM), earning the CIAM designation increases one's
Privitar Data Privacy Platform is now available in AWS Marketplace (Help Net Security) Privitar, the leading data privacy platform provider, announced that the Privitar Data Privacy Platform is now available in AWS Marketplace.
Blue Prism Teams Up with SailPoint to Deliver New Governance and Security Capabilities (New Kerala) Looking to extend its industry leading security capabilities, Blue Prism AIM: PRSM today announced a partnership with SailPoint, a market leader in enterprise ide...
IronNet Cybersecurity enhances platform to combat threats through collective defense (SiliconANGLE) IronNet Cybersecurity enhances platform to combat threats through collective defense - SiliconANGLE
Investment Association unveils new platform to address cyber crime (Private Banker International) The Investment Association (IA) has launched a new intelligence platform to enable investment managers to combat cyber risks.
NTT and Tanium Announce Intent for Strategic Partnership to Deploy Security Solutions for the Smart World (BusinessWire) NTT Corporation (“NTT”) and Tanium Inc. (“Tanium”) announced their intention to enter into a strategic partnership.
RiskAnalytics’ browser extension helps keep data secure from anywhere during COVID-19 outbreak (RiskAnaytics) Coronavirus has quickly forced businesses to switch to remote work, leaving millions of devices vulnerable and causing an uptick in phishing campaigns. Thanks to ShadowNet, companies and remote workers finally have the tools they need to help keep their personal and professional data secure.
Announcing Snyk’s developer-first license compliance management (Snyk) We’re thrilled to announce Snyk’s developer-first license compliance management solution, designed to help you maintain a rapid development pace.
New AttackIQ Emulation Plan Empowers Enterprises to Assess Risks Against APT29 Cyberattacks (BusinessWire) AttackIQⓇ, the leading independent vendor of breach and attack simulation solutions, has released an emulation plan for enterprises to test the effect
HighSide Voice & Video Launches; Delivering a Remote Work Platform Designed for Private, Secure, Compliant Collaboration (PR Newswire) High-integrity security and collaboration leader HighSide, today launched HighSide Voice & Video to enable organizations to work remotely...
HID Global Collaborates with Fidesmo to Expand the Use of Wearables for Access Control and a Wide Range of New Applications (HID Global) HID Global, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today announced a collaboration with Fidesmo, a provisioning company that makes it possible to connect contactless services to wearables.
Ground Labs Introduces Free Data Discovery Solution, Enterprise Recon NOW (Yahoo) Ground Labs, the global expert in data discovery, today announced the availability of Enterprise Recon NOW, a free, limited standalone version of its industry-leading data discovery solution, Enterprise Recon. As companies transition to remote business models in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations
Malwarebytes Unveils New Privacy VPN Service (SecurityWeek) Malwarebytes launched a new VPN offering that features AES 256 encryption, WireGuard VPN protocol, no logging, and virtual servers in more than 30 different countries.
Cybereason Unveils New Mobile Device Security Offerings (SecurityWeek) EDR firm expands its cyber defense platform to include mobile defense, and introduces a new mobile managed detection and response offering. The intention is to bring visibility and security to all enterprise endpoints.
One Identity Partners with HashiCorp to Bolster DevOps Security (One Identity)
Integration of One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Sessions with HashiCorp Vault to secure privileged credentials, sessions within DevOps environments
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Qualys announces availability of all-in-one VMDR solution (Intelligent CIO Middle East) Qualys has announced the availability of its Vulnerability Management, Detection and Response solution.
KYND releases new Ransomware feature to help businesses reduce their risk of attack (News Anyway) KYND Limited, a provider of pioneering cyber risk management products, unveiled a new ransomware prevention feature that is now available to all KYND ON customers.
IDS Update (Bricata) A nextgen IDS solution should provide multi-threat detection capabilities, threat hunting, and easy deployment and management – does yours measure up?
CYSEC wins European Space Agency contract to protect ship tracking communications from cyber threats (Cysec Systems) CYSEC SA, a cybersecurity company from Switzerland has been awarded a contract by the European Space Agency (ESA) to develop a solution mitigating the cyber risks related to ship tracking using satellite communications.
vArmour and Digital Shadows Partnership Enables Actionable Defense with Threat Intelligence (Globe Newswire) Partnership combines Continuous Application Relationship Management and Threat Intelligence to enable Attack Chain Monitoring and Defense in Public Cloud
Axonius Appoints Former Salesforce EVP and GM of Platform Anne DelSant (PRWeb) Axonius, the cybersecurity asset management company, today announced it has welcomed Anne DelSanto to its Board of Directors, its first female and independent boar
Security And Compliance Innovator, Tobias Whitney, Joins Fortress Information Security (Fortress Information Security) Security and compliance innovator Tobias Whitney joins Fortress to develop groundbreaking solutions for utilities, vendors and service providers
Veteran Tech Executive Gene Fay Named CEO at ThreatX (BusinessWire) Veteran Tech Executive Gene Fay Named CEO at ThreatX, the leading provider of SaaS-based web application and API protection (WAAP) solutions.
AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson to step down, COO Stankey to take over (CNBC) The transition comes at a tough time for AT&T as it deals with a mass loss of TV subscribers and enters the crowded streaming video market.
Baker & Hostetler Hires Norton Rose Cyber Chief to Co-Lead New Data Economy Practice | The American Lawyer (The American Lawyer) Jeewon Kim Serrato in San Francisco is working with partners in Atlanta and Philadelphia to build the group, as the firm doubles down on its new data focus and aims to help more clients monetize data and IP.
Cybrella Announces New Advisory Board Members Company Announces the Appointment of Moshe Ferber and Yoni Ramon (AiThority) Mr. Ferber will help Cybrella’s management team identify innovative solutions and market opportunities, as well as promote strategic business partnerships.
Ross Brewer Joins AttackIQ as a Strategic Advisor Focused on EMEA (BusinessWire) AttackIQⓇ, the leading independent vendor of breach and attack simulation solutions, today announced the addition of Ross Brewer as strategic advisor
Infotrust expands Melbourne operation with new hire (CRN Australia) Justin Flower to help Melbourne push.
New infosec products of the week: April 24, 2020 (Help Net Security) The featured vendors this week include: Trustwave, Amazon Web Services, DefenseCode and Claroty.
Lewis Brisbois Nabs Privacy Pro From UK To Boost US Group (Law360) The head of the privacy and cybersecurity practice at U.K.-based law firm TLT LLP has made the jump back to the U.S. to join Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP, where he'll continue to help a range of companies navigate constantly evolving cyberthreats and an emerging patchwork of global privacy laws.