New infosec products of the week: September 28, 2018
Chronicle announces VirusTotal Enterprise with greater search and analysis capabilities
Chronicle, the cybersecurity subsidiary of Google’s parent company Alphabet, has announced VirusTotal Enterprise, which is aimed at helping enterprises protect their own networks. VirusTotal Enterprise will allow (paying) users to search for malware samples (using VT Intelligence), hunt for future malware samples (using VT Hunt with YARA), analyze malware relationships (using VT Graph), and automate all these tasks with the service’s API.
Sysdig Monitor 3.0 adds Prometheus monitoring and enhances its Kubernetes and Docker support
Sysdig Monitor 3.0 is an industry-first in delivering enterprise-grade Prometheus monitoring. In addition, the new release further cements Sysdig as the leader in Kubernetes monitoring and Docker monitoring for enterprises with the introduction of universal Kubernetes support, cluster management dashboards, and StatefulSet metrics, as well as Prometheus Query Language (PromQL) capabilities and Grafana integration.
Yubico launches YubiKey 5 Series, the multi-protocol security keys supporting FIDO2
Yubico announced the launch of the YubiKey 5 Series, the multi-protocol security keys supporting FIDO2/WebAuthn. With this new addition, the YubiKey 5 Series has the capability to replace password-based authentication with hardware-based authentication. The YubiKey 5 NFC is also new to the series, incorporating all protocols support over USB and NFC for new user experiences like tap-and-go authentication across desktop, laptop and mobile with FIDO2.
Siemplify harnesses machine learning for smarter security operations
Siemplify revealed new machine learning capabilities in its security operations platform. With this new version, security operations teams can expedite day-to-day workflow activities such as assigning cases based on analyst experience and identifying threats that can shed light on the way to address new ones.
Code42 Forensic File Search delivers visibility to file movement across cloud services
Code42 has extended the investigation capabilities of its Code42 Forensic File Search product beyond endpoints to include cloud services, offering security teams visibility to data no matter where it lives and moves. To start, the company is offering this new expanded cloud search capability for Google Drive and Microsoft OneDrive. In the near future, Code42 plans to broaden its support to additional cloud services, such as Box and Slack.
Crowdfense launches Vulnerability Research Hub for top security researchers
Crowdfense officially launched the Vulnerability Research Hub out of beta. After being internally developed and fine-tuned for several months, Crowdfense opened their process-oriented platform to a wider audience of researchers and brokers interested in trading 0day cyber capabilities, which can be both within the scope of Crowdfense public Bug Bounty Program or freely proposed (for a specific set of key targets).
Symantec protects Office 365 with DLP and new data rights management
Symantec provides functionality for visibility, protection and control of data no matter where it lives or travels. Users can now share data through Office 365 with employees, partners or contractors. As an integral element of Symantec’s Integrated Cyber Defense Platform, Symantec’s DLP technology leverages a combination of detection technologies backed by machine learning to classify personal information, including Sensitive Image Recognition (SIR) with Optical Character Recognition.
Endace launches petabyte network recording appliance
Endace announced the launch of its new 9200 Series EndaceProbe Analytics Platform. With built-in compression, and patented Smart Truncation, the 9200 Series can record more than a petabyte of network traffic at a sustained 40Gbps. In order to investigate and respond to security threats and performance issues, many organizations rely on recorded network packet history. The new EndaceProbe 9200 Series delivers a boost in packet storage density, extending the depth of Network History that can be recorded for analysis.
Ixia delivers visibility into network traffic through Microsoft Azure Virtual Network TAP
Keysight Technologies announced it has extended the Ixia CloudLens visibility platform to provide packet-level visibility into virtual machine network traffic through Microsoft Azure Virtual Network Terminal Access Point. Cloud adoption is ubiquitous with 92 percent of companies reporting they have adopted the public cloud, according to the RightScale 2018 State of the Cloud Report. As cloud adoption increases, security concerns intensify.