Entrust launches cloud-based ID issuance solution
The Sigma instant ID solution uses encryption, trusted HSM technology and secure boot to issue highly secure physical and mobile identities.
Interview: How cyber hygiene supports security culture - ThreatQuotient
How are industrial enterprises faring with the rise of cyber threats?
BlackBerry partners with ServiceNow for incident response management
Majority of industrial enterprises face increase cyber threats since COVID-19
Gartner names ThreatQuotient a representative vendor for SOAR
Report: Power utilities increasingly at risk of devastating cyber-attacks
Palo Alto Networks extends cloud native security platform with new modules
Palo Alto Networks has announced the availability of Prisma Cloud 2.0, including four new cloud security modules, thus extending its Cloud Native Security Platform (CNSP).
CrowdStrike targets Zero Trust blind spot with new offering
CrowdStrike has officially launched CrowdStrike Falcon Zero Trust Assessment (ZTA), designed to aid in overall security posture by delivering continuous real-time assessments across all endpoints in an organisation regardless of the location, network or user.
Commvault expands Metallic SaaS portfolio
Metallic Cloud Storage Service brings together technology from Commvault and Microsoft Azure for security and scale.
Secureworks: Remote working exposes new security vulnerabilities
New vulnerabilities have been exposed as IT teams across the world respond to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
One in five employees download commercially sensitive files onto personal devices
Of these respondents, 40% admitted that the devices either had no password protection or no up-to-date security installed.
New project development inhibited by cybersecurity, Kaspersky research states
"There are still some practical steps that can be taken to make sure that an emerging technology or a product reaches its launch. Cybersecurity doesn’t have to be another corporate barrier, but it should be on an integral part of the project all long."
Auth0 launches social impact platform & joins Pledge 1% movement
Auth0 has launched a new social impact platform that aims to provide secure access for nonprofit organisations and social enterprises.
DH2i launches SDP solution to enable zero trust IoT connectivity
The company, which specialises in SDP and smart availability software, says its DxOdyssey for IoT solution leverages edge computing to bolster, rather than detract from IoT security.
BlueVoyant acquires Managed Sentinel, builds out Microsoft MSS offerings
“Combining Managed Sentinel’s Azure Sentinel deployment expertise with BlueVoyant’s MDR capabilities will help customers operationalise and maximise Microsoft security technologies."
BlackBerry, Microsoft enter partnership for Teams integration
"Integrating BlackBerry AtHoc will ensure that any organisation managing critical events using Teams is able to contact, alert, and account for everyone within the organisation directly."
Radware launches DDoS protection for online gaming
“Online games are a massive, multi-billion-dollar industry, but they frequently fall victim to powerful and targeted DDoS attacks,"
COVID-related email subjects biggest threat in phishing scams
Coronavirus-related email subjects remain the biggest threat in phishing scams, a new study has found.
IBM Security completes industry first with updates to Cloud Pak for Security solution
"With these updates, we will be the first in the industry to bring together external threat intelligence and threat management alongside data security and identity."
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - protecting data with user behaviour analytics
In this video, Forcepoint senior sales engineer and solutions architect Matthew Bant discusses the company's DLP solution, the importance of integrating compliance into security solutions, and why cybersecurity strategies should take a more people-based approach.
Creating private data regulations for employees
Whether employees are hired on a part-time or full-time basis, everyone must know about data privacy regulations. Everyone needs to be responsible for keeping the organisation’s data secure.
Juniper Networks expands security offering for remote working
Juniper Networks has launched new solutions to enhance work from home security.
WatchGuard expands partner ecosystem, enables partners to grow security services footprint
Combining WatchGuard's Total Security Suite and Passport bundle allows partners to provide complete security from network to endpoint for their customers.
Gartner reveals the top strategic tech trends for 2021
“CIOs are striving to adapt to changing conditions to compose the future business - this requires the organisational plasticity to form and reform dynamically. Gartner’s top strategic technology trends for 2021 enable that plasticity.”
Five Eyes nations want legal access to backdoors to fight 'illegal content'
The nations argue that encryption can make the enforcement of public safety difficult, particularly when it comes to serious problems like child exploitation.
CompTIA reveals top cybersecurity trends following COVID-19
Overall, the events that have taken place the previous few months have thrown businesses plans into hyper speed, including for cybersecurity.
NVIDIA backs the future of hardware-based zero trust security
Check Point’s Infinity NEXT architecture will support NVIDIA DPUs by providing zero trust security.
NordVPN upgrades infrastructure with launch of colocated servers
"The greatest advantage of having colocated servers is their complete ownership, which guarantees access only by our authorised people."
Microsoft takes legal action to disrupt botnet and combat ransomware
Microsoft has announced it took action to disrupt a botnet, Trickbot, one of the world's most infamous botnets and prolific distributors of malware and ransomware.
Microsoft is most imitated brand for phishing attacks in Q3
Popular phishing tactics using the Microsoft brand used email campaigns to steal credentials of Microsoft accounts, luring victims to click on malicious links which redirect them to a fraudulent Microsoft login page.
Why zero trust could fail due to lack of understanding, not technology
Security architects are being forced to re-examine the concept of identity, with many turning to a zero trust security model to provide a better architecture for protecting their sensitive resources.
Research: Younger cybersecurity pros more fearful of being replaced by AI
According to the findings, 53% of respondents under 45 years old either agreed or strongly agreed that AI and ML are a threat to their job security, despite 89% of this demographic believing that it would improve their jobs.
Ransomware attacks skyrocketed in past three months - Check Point
The daily global average of ransomware attacks jumped 50% in last quarter, compared to 1st half of 2020.
Insider threat report reveals deception in the workforce
Insider threats come from people inside an enterprise, whether they divulge proprietary information with nefarious intentions, or are just careless employees that unwittingly share sensitive data, writes Bitglass product marketing manager Juan Lugo.
Surfshark rolls out WireGuard open source VPN protocol
When there is less code in a VPN, it is less susceptible to security vulnerabilities due to easier configuration and management, according to Surfshark.
Report reveals relationship between boardroom and cybersecurity investments
“While boards are definitely listening and stepping up with increased budget for cybersecurity, they tend to view any investment as a cost rather than adding business value."
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams – A glimpse inside a ransomware cell
This is our second IT Jam with SonicWall senior manager of product marketing Brook Chelmo, and in this video Brook walks us through his one-on-one experience with a member of a ransomware cell.
Why best-practice threat data management provides confident automation
Understanding an organisation’s threat landscape requires having both the right threat data sources and the proper prioritisation to derive actionable threat intelligence for your organisation.
Security and operations collaboration key to success post COVID-19
“We are in an ultra-hybrid world with multi-everything, and in order to successfully navigate this landscape, ITOps, DevOps, and SecOps teams need to more closely align."
COVID-19 crushes fingerprint reader market
However, the biometrics market is expected to regain momentum with alternatives already beginning to find their feet.
Palo Alto Networks launches new SD-WAN solutions and enhancements
Palo Alto Networks has introduced two new SD-WAN appliances and enhancements to its next-generation SD-WAN solution, expanding the company’s CloudGenix SD-WAN solutions reach.
Average person has 100 passwords - study
The average user has about 25% more passwords compared to earlier this year.