Meet the tech experts behind Detroit’s emerging cybersecurity industry (Model D) In a year marred by massive breaches like the SolarWinds and Colonial Pipeline cyberattacks, it’s no secret that strong cybersecurity is more important than ever to keep information — and consumers — safe online.
Ubiq awarded contract with U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (Encryption Simplified) Engagement will utilize the company’s API-based platform to advance the military's encryption capabilities. San Diego, California — 13 July, 2021 – Ubiq Security, an API-first and Forbes Top 20 security startup, today announced that it was awarded a SBIR contract with the U.S. Army DEVCOM. Ubiq’s platform will be utilized to help deliver highly efficient, […]
Sumo Logic Accelerates Expansion Across Japan to Help Meet the Demand for Modern Security and Observability Solutions (Yahoo Finance) Sumo Logic’s Cloud SIEM Solution Now Provides Superior Performance and Data Residency for Japanese Customers; Company Appoints New Country Manager to Further Drive Customer and Partner Growth Across the RegionREDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sumo Logic (Nasdaq: SUMO), the pioneer in continuous intelligence, today announced its Cloud SIEM solution is now available in Tokyo to help organizations modernize their security operations center (SOC) by fusing analytics and automat
Intel 471 Increases Commitment to APAC Region | Intel471.com (Intel471.com) Threat Intelligence Company Intel 471 Appoints Former Anomali Sales Executive and Additional Analyst Resources to Further Customer Growth and Drive New Partnership Momentum
WSJ News Exclusive | ByteDance Shelved IPO Intentions After Chinese Regulators Warned About Data Security (WSJ) ByteDance put on hold indefinitely its intentions to list offshore earlier this year after Chinese officials told the company to focus on addressing data-security risks, people familiar with the matter said.
Facebook delays its brand safety audit a year after ad boycott raged (Digiday) The MRC for months has been waiting for Facebook to complete an internal readiness process in preparation for the audit.
European Commission approves Aon-WTW merger subject to divestments (Insurance Times) The European body agrees to Aon's proposals to sell off businesses to Gallagher in order for WTW merger to go ahead
One of the nation’s top lines of cyber defense runs through this company in Davis Square (BostonGlobe.com) Recorded Future, which operates out of a former laundromat, has provided Washington’s top officials with intelligence on the country’s biggest breaches, from the Jan. 6 insurrection to recent ransomware attacks.
Darktrace launches UK internship programme with CyberFirst to boost cyberskills (Intelligent CIO Europe) Darktrace, a leading cybersecurity AI company, has announced that it has launched an internship programme in partnership with the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre’s (NCSC) CyberFirst initiative. CyberFirst encourages young people from all walks of life to start careers in cybersecurity, giving university students the opportunity to work with key players in the industry. The […]
Microsoft awarded $13.6 million to security researchers in the past 12 months (The Record by Recorded Future) Microsoft said it awarded more than $13.6 million as monetary rewards to security researchers through its public bug bounty programs over the past 12 months.
NSW Justice strikes $7m cyber security deal with CSO Group (iTnews) Security operations centre to come online in August.
DoD sets deadline for other providers to get in on new cloud project (Federal News Network) In today’s Federal Newscast, the Pentagon is giving other cloud service providers a chance to participate in new contract after it cancelled JEDI.
Sumo Logic Named a Visionary in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) (GlobeNewswire News Room) Company Positioned for the First Time as a Visionary in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Native SIEM Approach to Modernizing Security Operations ...
The Cyberattack Silver Lining (InvestorPlace) Cyberattacks are growing in scope and complexity… how it’s fueling the “inevitable” trend of cybersecurity… a handful of related investments to consider today
Funding Pours Into Cybersecurity As Mid-Year 2021 Numbers Eclipse Last Year’s Total (Crunchbase News) Although only halfway through the year, 2021 already has surpassed the record-breaking $7.8 billion raised by cybersecurity companies last year — and a lot more is likely to come.
Darktrace launches UK internship programme with CyberFirst to boost cyber skills (Cambridge Network) Darktrace, a leading cyber security AI company, today announced that it has launched an internship programme in partnership with the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre’s (NCSC) CyberFirst initiative, welcoming its first intake of students this week.
CTRL-ALT-Delete? The internet industry’s D.C. powerhouse vanishes. (POLITICO) The Internet Association once brokered deals on tech legislation. But its role has shrunk amid the industry's divides and changes under a new CEO.
Transmosis's Small Business Cybersecurity Service with $500,000 in Liability Coverage Expands Globally (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. cybersecurity workforce developer, Transmosis, today announced $500,000 of expanded cyber liability coverage and international growth of...
DHS Awards SecureLogix $1M to Secure NG9-1-1 Multimedia Content (American Security Today) The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which was recognized in the 2020 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program for ‘Excellence in Homeland Security’, Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program recently awarded $997,526.67 to San Antonio, Texas-based small business SecureLogix to secure that data against increased cyber threats. Next Generation 911 (NG9-1-1) – What is it? Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) […]
What physicians need to know about cyberliability coverage (Medical Economics) Your practice will at some point be attacked by hackers. Are you prepared for the financial fallout that will follow?
Aveshka, Inc. is awarded subcontract with the Data, Analytics, and Visualization Task Force of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ -- Aveshka, a trusted provider of data analytics capabilities and subject matter expertise in the public health realm, was recently awarded a...
3 Top Cybersecurity Stocks to Buy in July (The Motley Fool) The escalating war over digital security makes these three stocks essential buys.
Latest Hack Attack Boosts Cybersecurity Stocks' Prospects. Here Are Some to Consider. (Barrons) Analysts like a number of companies that could benefit from increased spending on IT security, including Fortinet, Palo Alto Networks, Okta, and Cisco Systems.
IBM’s Acquisition Spree Continues With Plans To Buy DevOps Startup BoxBoat (CRN) IBM’s Acquisition Spree Continues With DevOps Startup BoxBoat
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ThreadFix Integrates Top Developer Tool for Salesforce Extending Support for Top Cloud Service Providers (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ -- Coalfire today announced the ThreadFix integration with Clayton, the developer tool for automated code and security reviews for Salesforce....
Secureworks delivers Taegis XDR for EU customers and channel partners (Help Net Security) Secureworks announced its new Taegis XDR cloud data storage instance in Frankfurt, Germany, for EU customers and channel partners.
Enso Security Introduces AppSec Map, a Free Industry Collaboration Initiative (GlobeNewswire News Room) Live, interactive map of AppSec vendors and community projects to empower the AppSec community...
Cybersixgill Accelerates Vulnerability Management with Swimlane Automation (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ -- Cybersixgill, the leader in threat intelligence enablement, today announced that its Dynamic Vulnerability Exploit (DVE) Score is now available...
UScellular x WMC Global's SpamResponse (WMC Global) WMC Global and UScellular have teamed up to help protect customers from SMS spam. As text messaging continues to be a dominant consumer touchpoint...
Cybereason Launches Global Defenders League Partner Program (Cybereason) The Cybereason team is excited to announce the launch of the Cybereason Defenders League, a Global Partner community designed to reward the cybersecurity industry’s most trusted advisors and solution providers...
Cobalt Iron Enhances Compass Support for Amazon Web Services With Management of Virtual Machine Snapshots (Yahoo Finance) LAWRENCE, Kan., July 13, 2021--Cobalt Iron Inc., a leading provider of SaaS-based enterprise data protection, today announced that it is bolstering its support for Amazon Web Services (AWS). In addition to backup and data protection, the company’s Compass® enterprise software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform now enables seamless management of AWS virtual machine (VM) snapshots.
GBA Launches Subsidiary for Cyber Supply Chain Threat Mitigation (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Business Alliance (GBA) today announced the launch of GBA Sentinel, a wholly-owned subsidiary focused on helping global companies...
Datadobi Enhances DatadobiDriven Program with New Training Portal - Datadobi (Datadobi) Over a decade ago, Datadobi raised the bar for data migration solutions with the launch of DobiMigrate.
Tecala and eSentire Partner to Protect Enterprises across APAC (eSentire) Tecala, Australia’s top technology services & consulting organisation will make eSentire’s market leading MDR services available across Australia & New Zealand
Keyfactor integrates with Google Cloud to deliver cloud-scale certificate automation – Keyfactor (Keyfactor) Discover how to simplify PKI with cloud-based certificate lifecycle automation for Google Cloud Certificate Authority Service.
NVIDIA, Palo Alto Networks Boost Cyber Defenses with DPU Acceleration (The Official NVIDIA Blog) Cybercrime cost the American public more than $4 billion in reported losses over the course of 2020, according to the FBI. To stay ahead of emerging threats, Palo Alto Networks, a global cybersecurity leader, has developed the first virtual next-generation firewall (NGFW) designed to be accelerated by NVIDIA’s BlueField data processing unit (DPU). The DPU Read article >
ThreatQuotient Advances Industry Threat Intelligence Sharing With Stronger Data Curation Capabilities (BusinessWire) ThreatQuotient releases ThreatQ Data Exchange simplifying bidirectional sharing of intelligence data within the ThreatQ platform.
Greek Ministry of Education Protects 65,000 Distance Learners with Check Point ZoneAlarm (Check Point Software) By Amit Sharon, Head of Global Customer Community & Market Intelligence, Check Point Software Technologies The COVID pandemic forced the Greek
Quantum Xchange Strengthens Priseda's National Private Network for Resiliency with Advanced Quantum Security (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Xchange, a leading provider of quantum-safe solutions, partnered with Priseda, the private and secure data company, to bring its...
Malwarebytes integrates with Datto to to streamline endpoint security for MSPs (Help Net Security) Malwarebytes announced that Malwarebytes OneView is now integrated with Datto RMM and Datto Autotask Professional Services Automation (PSA).
Adversa AI Red Team Invented Technology for Ethical Hacking of Facial Recognition Systems | Adversa AI (Adversa AI | Trusted AI Security) Adversa AI, the leading Trusted AI Research startup, has demonstrated a new attack method on AI facial recognition applications. By making imperceptible changes in human faces, it makes an AI-driven facial recognition algorithm misrecognize persons. Compared to other similar approaches, this method is transferable across all AI models and at the same time, it’s much more accurate, stealth and resource-efficient.
Enable true private browsing with this decentralized VPN device (BleepingComputer) The Deeper Connect Nano gives you instant access to this kind of network, without any ongoing subscription fees. Right now, you can get it for just $299.
Socure Unveils Industry’s First BNPL-Specific Solution, Extending Its Leadership in Identity Verification and Trust for Alternative Payment Providers (BusinessWire) Socure, the leading platform for digital identity verification and trust, today announced the introduction of the first identity verification and frau
Contrast Security Joins Forces With Secure Code Warrior to Deliver Secure Development Training for Customers (Newswire) Integration delivers industry-leading just-in-time security training for developers embedded in Contrast UI, IDE plugins, and Secure Code Warrior Jira plugin
New Net Technologies (NNT) Launches SecureOps-as-a-Service Platform to Ensure Security for IT Infrastructures (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ -- New Net Technologies (NNT), a leader in cybersecurity and compliance software, announced today the launch of its SecureOps-as-a-Service (SOaaS)...
Vodafone NZ partners with CrowdStrike on endpoint security offering (Reseller News) Vodafone NZ has teamed up with cyber security vendor CrowdStike to serve up a new cloud-based endpoint cyber security offering for business customers.
DynTek Joins the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (Yahoo Finance) IRVINE, Calif., July 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DynTek Services, Inc., a leading provider of professional technology solutions, today announced it has joined the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association, an ecosystem of independent software vendors and managed security service providers that have integrated their solutions with Microsoft to increase visibility and better protect against threats. “We are honored to be a part of the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association and its exceptiona
AdaptiveMobile Security's 5G security platforms protect mobile networks against cyber threats - Help Net Security (Help Net Security) AdaptiveMobile Security announced a new trio of interconnected 5G security platforms to protect mobile networks against cyber threats.
PSafe Offers Insurance Against Ransomware (TechRound) Cybersecurity Insurance Coverage Will Be Offered to Business Customers of PSafe’s dfndr Enterprise - See Full Feature at TechRound >>
Buchanan Technologies Joins Fortinet’s Engage Partner Program (Yahoo Finance) GRAPEVINE, Texas, July 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Buchanan Technologies, a leading IT managed services provider, today announced that it has joined Fortinet’s Engage Partner Program. As a global leader in broad, integrated, and automated cybersecurity solutions, Fortinet’s Engage Partner Program offers partners the flexibility to build solutions aligned with customer growth markets, differentiate themselves with an industry-leading security platform and training program, and deliver consumptio
Devo Introduces Security Vendor Partnerships with Recorded Future, Anomali and ThreatConnect (Yahoo Finance) Customers Gain Streamlined Analyst Experience with Access to Out-of-the-Box IntegrationsCAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Devo Technology, the cloud-native logging and security analytics company, today announced a new lineup of leading technology companies that are integrated seamlessly into the latest version of Devo Security Operations, announced at this year's RSA Conference. The latest set of integrations—Recorded Future, Anomali and ThreatConnect—maximize existing security
F-Secure Oyj (via Public) / F-Secure Receives STAR-FS Accreditation from CREST (F-Secure) F-Secure Consulting, a research-led cyber security consultancy, has been accredited by CREST, the international accreditation and certification body supporting the technical information security market, to provide intelligence-led penetration testing services for the financial sector as part of the STAR-FS framework.
Bitglass Achieves ISO 27001 Certification (BusinessWire) Bitglass, the Total Cloud Security company, today announced it has achieved ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification for its information security management s
Risk Strategies Selects IDX as Preferred Privacy and Security Provider (InsuranceNewsNet) --IDX, the leading privacy platform and data breach services provider, announced a strategic partnership with Risk Strategies, a leading national specialty insurance brokerage and risk management firm, to offer its award-winning IDX Privacy software and services to Risk Strategies' employee benefits clients. We are excited to partner with IDX to help our...
GRIMM Private Vulnerability Disclosure Program Reveals Beagle Software’s ClockWatch Enterprise Vulnerability (Yahoo Finance) ARLINGTON, Va., July 07, 2021--GRIMM, a forward-looking cybersecurity organization led by industry experts, today announced they performed dedicated vulnerability research against Beagle Software’s ClockWatch Enterprise time synchronization software and discovered a vulnerability in the software’s remote administration feature. This research stems from GRIMM’s Private Vulnerability Disclosure (PVD) Program where research targets are selected based on extensive threat modeling and our team’s deep
Secureworks Enhances Vulnerability Detection & Response with Proprietary CTU Threat Intelligence (Secureworks) Identifies and helps eliminate the latest and highest-risk security vulnerabilities before they are exploited.
OPSWAT Unveils Next Gen Cybersecurity Kiosk for Critical… (OPSWAT) New MetaDefender Kiosk, L1001, Dramatically Simplifies Maintenance Requirements; Boosts Performance for Secure File and Device Transfer into Air-Gapped or Connected SCADA Environments
Panorays Introduces Unique Features to Shorten the Vendor Sales Cycle (Panorays) Panorays has introduced "Panorays for Vendors," which significantly shortens the vendor sales cycle with its Security Passport and Profile.
FireEye Appoints Erin Joe as SVP of Strategy and Alliances (BusinessWire) Erin Joe will be responsible for Mandiant strategy development and implementation, as well as key alliances in both the government and private sector.
Cybersecurity Veteran Marios Damianides Joins TrueFort Advisory Board (BusinessWire) TrueFort's zero trust application protection is especially valuable for organizations moving to the cloud and modernizing business processes.
John Hammes Promoted to Intelligent Waves Chief Strategy Officer (GovCon Wire) Looking for the latest GovCon News? Check out our story: Intelligent Waves Promotes R&D Exec John Hammes to Chief Strategy Officer. Click to read more!
Data Security Disruptor Dasera Strengthens Executive Ranks with Three Top Women Leaders in Marketing, Engineering, and Product Roles (BusinessWire) Dasera, a cybersecurity startup whose cutting edge technology is reinventing the very essence of data security, announced today that it has named thre
WISeKey Appoints Cesar Martin-Perez as Chief Revenue Officer to Deliver Innovative Solutions Designed to Further Accelerate Global Sales (GlobeNewswire News Room) WISeKey Appoints Cesar Martin-Perez as Chief Revenue Officer to Deliver Innovative Solutions Designed to Further Accelerate Global Sales Geneva,...
FIRST appoints new Chair Dave Schwartzburg and welcomes five new Board of Directors (FIRST — Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams) Alexander Jäger, Senior Security Engineer of Google, continues in his role
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Axio Names Robert Dudley Chairman of the Board (Yahoo) NEW YORK, July 07, 2021--Axio, the leader in cyber risk management software, today announced that Robert "Bob" Dudley has joined the company as Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Dudley served as the CEO of BP from 2010 to 2020 and currently serves as the Chairman of the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OCGI).
NetAbstraction Appoints Scott Greaux Vice President of Products (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ -- NetAbstraction, the network obfuscation company, today announced the appointment of Scott Greaux as Vice President of Products. The former head...
Aussie security vendor Firstwave CEO Neil Pollock departs (CRN Australia) After one year in the role.
Fujitsu Australia taps NTT’s Mark Trumble to lead ANZ cybersecurity (CRN Australia) Mark Trumble joins from NTT Ltd.
Origina Appoints Cybersecurity Leader to Head of Security Services (Yahoo Finance) Origina, the only provider of third-party IBM software support and value-added services, today announced the appointment of Ben Lipczynski to its newly created Head of Security Services position. Lipczynski will play an integral role in further developing the company's cybersecurity capabilities and delivering a proactive, layered approach to IBM software security.