NGINX enhances its enterprise-grade software application delivery through the cloud

NGINX, the company behind the popular open source project trusted by more than 400 million sites, is announcing new offerings for public cloud deployed versions of its industry-leading NGINX Plus and NGINX Open Source platforms. In addition, new modules are available in an expanded developer marketplace. “Our partnerships with leading technology companies, like Red Hat, AWS, and Arm showcase our commitment to investing in our joint ecosystems,” says Christine Puccio, Vice President, Global Strategic Alliances … More

Flaw in pre-installed software opens Dell computers to remote hijack

Dell computer owners should update the Dell SupportAssist software as soon as possible to close a high-risk remote code execution vulnerability. What is Dell SupportAssist? SupportAssist is software that comes pre-installed on most Dell laptops and computers running Windows. It has administrator-level access to the operating system and uses it to identify issues, run diagnostics, driver-update scans, and install drivers. About the vulnerability (CVE-2019-3719) CVE-2019-3719 is not deemed to be critical as it can’t be … More

Trustwave unveils new database security scanning and testing software

Trustwave unveiled new database security scanning and testing software that helps organizations better protect critical data assets hosted on-site or by major cloud service providers from advanced threats, configuration errors, access control issues, unauthorized privilege escalation, missing patches and more. “Databases are the proverbial ‘bank vaults’ cybercriminals aim to crack leveraging malware, zero-day vulnerabilities, savvy social engineering and other sophisticated means,” said C.J. Spallitta, senior vice president of product management at Trustwave. “As businesses continue … More

NEC Corporation unveils HCI solution powered by Scale Computing’s H3C software

NEC Corporation of America and NEC Enterprise Solutions (EMEA), announced a new hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) solution powered by Scale Computing’s HC3 software. The new platform, NEC HCI, provides a complete virtualized solution in a single appliance, designed for rapid deployment, ease-of-use, seamless scaling, high performance and cost effectiveness. “As the HCI market continues to expand significantly, we wanted to offer a competitive solution that provides value to our partners and customers,” said Ram Menghani, Senior … More

Stateless launches Luxon, a software-defined interconnect platform

Stateless, the company reinventing network connectivity, announced Luxon – the industry’s first software-defined interconnect (SD-IX) platform. As the company’s inaugural product since emerging from stealth in January 2019, Luxon seamlessly delivers composable Layer 3+ network services such as routing, security and automation to interconnect points. As the first SD-IX platform to provide complete visibility, end-to-end automation and API-driven functionalities, Luxon allows providers to control and connect to every endpoint, including portfolio data centers, tenant sites … More

Open source security: The risk issue is unpatched software, not open source use

Many of the trends in open source use that have presented risk management challenges to organizations in previous years persist today. However, new data also suggest that an inflection point has been reached, with many organizations improving their ability to manage open source risk, possibly due to heightened awareness and the maturation of commercial software composition analysis solutions. The 2019 Open Source Security and Risk Analysis (OSSRA) report, produced by the Synopsys Cybersecurity Research Center … More

ZeroNorth raises $10M to accelerate its focus on software and infrastructure risk management

ZeroNorth, the security industry’s first provider of orchestrated risk management, launched with a $10 million Series A investment led by ClearSky Ventures with participation from Crosslink Capital, Rally Ventures and existing investor Petrillo Capital. The funding will enable ZeroNorth, formerly known as CYBRIC, to accelerate its newly-extended focus on software and infrastructure risk management by strengthening research and development, and investing in sales, marketing and services to meet growing demand for its platform. This round … More

Cyleron launches a new user authentication and behavioral biometrics ML software platform

Cyleron, an artificial intelligence enabled software and services company announced the launch of its flagship cybersecurity software solution, CyleronCentry. CyleronCentry is a continuous user authentication & behavioral biometrics machine learning software platform. Companies are under continuous digital assault by cybercriminals seeking to exploit any and all possible weaknesses whether in hardware, software, or end-user behavior. Unfortunately, the vast majority of data breaches are due to weak or stolen authentication credentials. The concept of the password … More

Researchers develop new tool for safety-critical software testing

We entrust our lives to software every time we step aboard a high-tech aircraft or modern car. A long-term research effort guided by two researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and their collaborators has developed new tools to make this type of safety-critical software even safer. Augmenting an existing software toolkit, the research team’s new creation can strengthen the safety tests that software companies conduct on the programs that help control … More

Quest Software unveils new version of Enterprise Reporter

Quest Software, a global systems management, data protection and security software provider, announced Enterprise Reporter 3.2. Available now from the Quest Microsoft Platform Management business, Enterprise Reporter empowers organizations to easily secure workloads and meet compliance requirements across hybrid-cloud environments with full visibility and support into Microsoft Office 365 productivity workloads. Enterprise Reporter now extends comprehensive support for Microsoft Office 365 with new Microsoft Teams assessment capabilities. According to results of a recent Spiceworks survey, … More