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Endpoint malware and ransomware detections hit all-time high

Endpoint malware and ransomware detections surpassed the total volume seen in 2020 by the end of Q3 2021, according to researchers at the WatchGuard Threat Lab. In its latest report, WatchGuard also highlights that a significant percentage of malware continues to arrive over encrypted connections. While zero-day malware increased by just 3% to 67.2% in Q3 2021, the percentage of malware that arrived via Transport Layer Security (TLS) jumped from 31.6% to 47%. Data shows … More

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Cyber risks top worldwide business concerns in 2022

Cyber perils are the biggest concern for companies globally in 2022, according to the Allianz Risk Barometer. The threat of ransomware attacks, data breaches or major IT outages worries companies even more than business and supply chain disruption, natural disasters or the COVID-19 pandemic, all of which have heavily affected firms in the past year. Cyber incidents tops the Allianz Risk Barometer for only the second time in the survey’s history (44% of responses), Business … More

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Software supply chain attacks jumped over 300% in 2021

Software supply chain attacks grew by more than 300% in 2021 compared to 2020, according to a study by Argon Security. According to the study, researchers discovered attackers focused most heavily on open source vulnerabilities and poisoning, code integrity issues, and exploiting the software supply chain process and supplier trust to distribute malware or backdoors. They found that the level of security across software development environments remains low, and significantly, every company evaluated had vulnerabilities … More

Cryptocurrency market to reach $2.73 billion in 2025

The global cryptocurrency market is expected to grow from $1.44 billion in 2020 to $1.63 billion in 2021 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.9%. The market is expected to reach $2.73 billion in 2025 at a CAGR of 13.8%, according to ResearchAndMarkets. The cryptocurrency market consists of sales of digital or virtual currencies by entities (organizations, sole traders, and partnerships) that operate independently of a central bank and employ encryption techniques to … More

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GrammaTech CodeSentry 3.0 improves software supply chain security

GrammaTech announced a new version of its CodeSentry software supply chain security platform which enables organizations to produce a software bill of materials (SBOM). CodeSentry enables organizations to proactively detect and address risks in commercial off the shelf (COTS) applications and third-party software, and allows development teams to assure they are delivering secure and compliant software. With the integration of VulnDB from Risk Based Security, a Flashpoint company, CodeSentry version 3.0 now provides enhanced intelligence, … More

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TAC Security ESOF VMDR offers vulnerability management coverage in a single platform

TAC Security launched its new ESOF Vulnerability Management Detection and Response (VMDR) solution, as part of its Enterprise Security in One Framework (ESOF) suite of solutions. ESOF VMDR secures networks with complete vulnerability and risk management from one central console. “Our ESOF VMDR platform offers all the capabilities available from today’s vulnerability and risk management providers with several critical new capabilities, ” said Trishneet Arora, TAC Security’s founder and CEO. ESOF VMDR is the only … More

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Hillstone Networks StoneOS 5.5R9 helps organizations stay ahead of known and unknown threats

Hillstone Networks, a provider of infrastructure protection solutions, introduced the latest iteration of its flagship StoneOS solution. “Organizations today demand a comprehensive, intelligent, high-performing and automated security solution that works. StoneOS delivers,” said Tim Liu, CTO & co-founder of Hillstone Networks. “This is a major upgrade resulting in unparalleled capabilities to help protect organizations, their critical assets and their workforces from the myriad of security threats they face every day.” 6 key updates to StoneOS … More

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Action1’s free product initiative empowers organizations and MSPs to mitigate security risks

Action1 Corporation announced that its solution is available to organizations and MSPs for up to 100 endpoints for free forever. Over the last decade, the IT industry has become riddled with so-called “free” software products that are actually either misrepresented as a limited free trial or used to obtain customer data to sell for profit. Such fake offers give free software a bad name. Action1 is disrupting the industry by providing IT teams with its … More

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SoftwareONE collaborates with AWS to accelerate global cloud adoption

SoftwareONE announced a multi-year strategic collaboration agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to accelerate their customers’ cloud journeys. Through this comprehensive agreement, SoftwareONE and AWS will collaborate to accelerate the adoption of AWS services and solutions globally across all industries, supported by joint investments into go-to-market and delivery capabilities. Building on a well-established relationship, SoftwareONE and AWS have entered into a multi-year Strategic Collaboration Agreement to provide customers globally with a variety of AWS solutions … More

Acquisitions

SolarWinds acquires Monalytic to enhance mission-critical systems for federal customers

SolarWinds announced it has acquired Monalytic, a monitoring, analytics, and professional services company, and preferred SolarWinds services provider. This acquisition helps provide SolarWinds federal customers with around-the-clock support to help optimize and secure their dynamic IT environments by coupling the company’s effective, accessible, and easy-to-use IT management products with Monalytic’s seasoned experts who operate in the most secure environments. Monalytic has long been a trusted partner of SolarWinds, providing SolarWinds’ public sector customers with professional … More

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Newgen Software acquires Number Theory to strengthen its platform with AI/ML capabilities

Newgen Software announced that it is acquiring India-based Number Theory, an AI/ML data science platform company, subject to the completion of conditions as stated in the approved Share Purchase Agreement. Number Theory’s platform, AI Studio, brings intuitive AI/ML to every enterprise, while unifying the entire lifecycle of data engineering, from data preparation to model development and monitoring. It empowers both citizen and expert data scientists to work faster and more efficiently, thereby helping in accomplishing … More

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1Password raises $620 million to develop and scale human-centric security solutions

1Password announced it has closed a $620 million Series C that raises the company’s valuation to $6.8 billion. Led by ICONIQ Growth, with new participation from others including Tiger Global and Lightspeed Venture Partners, the round is the largest raised by a Canadian company, and reinforces 1Password’s security and privacy leadership. Accel, who led the company’s Series A and B is also participating in the round. 1Password will use this additional capital infusion to develop … More