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New Open Source Security Foundation wants to improve open source software security

The Linux Foundation announced the formation of the Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF), a cross-industry collaboration that brings together leaders to improve the security of open source software (OSS) by building a broader community with targeted initiatives and best practices. It combines efforts from the Core Infrastructure Initiative, GitHub’s Open Source Security Coalition and other open source security work from founding governing board members GitHub, Google, IBM, JPMorgan Chase, Microsoft, NCC Group, OWASP Foundation and … More


Qualys acquires software assets of Spell Security

Qualys has acquired the software assets of Spell Security, an endpoint detection and response start-up. This acquisition further strengthens Qualys’ security and threat research, advances endpoint behavior detection capabilities, and brings rich telemetry to the Qualys Cloud Platform. In addition, Spell’s deep knowledge of threat hunting and adversary techniques provides unique defense capabilities and analysis addressing the multi-vector threats customers are now faced with. “The entire Spell Security team and I are thrilled to be … More

CloudBolt Software OneFuse helps enterprise IT drive deeper, more feature-rich platform integrations

CloudBolt Software announced the release of OneFuse, a first-of-its-kind codeless integration platform for automating, extending, and integrating hybrid cloud technologies. Borne from the company’s acquisition of SovLabs, OneFuse helps enterprise IT drive deeper, more feature-rich integrations for platforms including VMware vRealize Automation and HashiCorp Terraform–without the high cost and complexity of custom coding—while improving governance and security posture from policy-based centralization. According to 451 Research, enterprises are aggressively adopting hybrid cloud for digital transformation. As … More

Citadel launches AI software to protect troops and critical infrastructure from commercial drones

Citadel Defense has released new AI-powered software and networking solutions in order to autonomously protect against 98% of commercial off-the-shelf drones. By securely networking multiple Titan systems together, a large base or airfield can achieve 24/7/365 protection through a single interface and the click of one button. “We delivered intuitive hardware and software that quickly and cost-effectively handles threats across all modalities of operation so that troops can focus on their missions without distraction,” said … More

RtBrick extends cloud-native approach to telco networks by offering two new APIs into its software

RtBrick has extended its cloud-native approach to telco networks by offering two new APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) into its software. RtBrick is already known for pioneering a radical new approach to carrier networks, by disaggregating MPLS routing systems. Now, for the first time, RtBrick’s APIs allow operators to control every attribute of their disaggregated broadband networks from external systems. They will allow operators to: Control individual switches or entire networks Access underlying systems with complete … More

Ncontracts unveils Nverify, an audit management software that accurately identifies and reduces risk

Ncontracts announces the launch of its much-anticipated audit management software, Nverify. “With the addition of Nverify, we’ve created a comprehensive audit solution that is tailor made for the financial services industry, which includes prebuilt configurable content, making it possible to effectively manage the entire risk and compliance management life cycle,” said Michael Berman, chief executive officer of Ncontracts. “By adding this third line of defense, our risk management solutions give clients another mechanism to proactively … More

Ericsson’s new software enables 5G NR to operate independently of 4G networks

Communications service providers can now tap the full potential of 5G New Radio (NR) technology with the commercial availability of Ericsson Standalone 5G NR software for 5G mid- and low bands. The software became globally available to all customers in June. With this software, communications service providers can now operate 5G NR without the need for signaling support from an underlying LTE network. This will allow service providers to add 5G NR to existing 4G … More


Cybersecurity software sales and training in a no-touch world

The pandemic has led to an outbreak of cybercriminal activity focused on remote workers and enterprises that needed to quickly migrate to the cloud to maintain business continuity. More than 3,100 phishing and counterfeit websites were created each day in January. By March, that figure exceeded 8,300. Communication and collaboration phishing sites also grew by 50% from January to March. For enterprises caught off guard, security vulnerabilities were further exposed and the need to protect … More

Snow Software exceeds $100M in ARR fueled by rising cloud adoption and need to optimize IT budgets

Snow Software announced it surpassed $100 million in annual recurring revenue (ARR). Fueled by skyrocketing cloud adoption, increasing security threats and the need to optimize IT budgets, Snow started the year with 40% year-over-year growth in total ACV bookings driven by 115% growth in subscription ACV bookings. These milestones were achieved as Snow successfully pivoted to a recurring revenue business model, now at 75% recurring revenue and growing, and remains on track to positive EBITDA … More

A Boxcryptor audit shows no critical weaknesses in the software

More and more companies, self-employed and private customers are using Boxcryptor to protect sensitive data – primarily in the cloud. Boxcryptor ensures that nobody but authorized persons have access to the data. Cloud providers and their staff, as well as potential hackers are reliably excluded. The audit verified whether this protection is guaranteed. During the audit, Kudelski was given access to the source code of Boxcryptor for Windows and to the internal documentation. “All these … More’s novel software platform reimagines data center with unity of function and simplicity of use, a software defined data center (SDDC) company, announces the release of their Verge Platform. The exponential growth of data creation and use is driving an in-step demand for the data center’s core functions. Unlike traditional methods that rely heavily on hardware to scale, has taken a sustainable software-based approach to scale, capable of reducing physical footprint and energy consumption by nearly 50 percent while simultaneously reducing capital expenditure by nearly 50 percent. “Every … More


How to secure software in a DevOps world

The COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the world has made a growing number of people realize how many of our everyday activities depend on software. We increasingly work, educate ourselves, play, communicate with others, consume entertainment, go shopping and do many other things in the digital world, and we depend on software and online services/apps to make that possible. Software is now everywhere and embedded within just about everything we touch. The pandemic has … More