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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

Idera’s new integration allows teams to further secure their software development lifecycle

Idera, parent company of global B2B software productivity brands, announced powerful new integration capabilities between its Assembla and Kiuwan products. The integration allows development teams on Assembla to “shift left” and further secure their software development lifecycle by automatically scanning code in their Assembla repositories with Kiuwan’s enterprise-grade application security testing engine. Verizon’s 2018 Data Breach Investigations Report1 found that attacks on web applications exploiting code-level or authentication mechanism vulnerabilities led to the highest number … More

SoftwareONE acquires SAMSentry advancing its software lifecycle management portfolio

SoftwareONE, a global leading Platform, Solutions and Services company, announced that it has recently acquired SAMSentry, a software governance technology. The technology will be incorporated into SoftwareONE’s managed services portfolio, to work in conjunction with industry-leading Software Asset Management (SAM) technologies such as Flexera, Snow and ServiceNow. To drive additional value across the software estate and existing technology investments; while visualizing findings and tracking on-going improvements. SAMSentry utilizes insights derived from machine learning across millions … More

Ipswitch adds new features to its networking monitoring software

Ipswitch, producer of award-winning and easy-to-use secure file transfer and network management software, unveiled WhatsUp Gold 2019 networking monitoring software with several new features that enable IT teams to better control their expanding networks. Completely reimagined for modern network architecture, the new version of the award-winning network monitoring software aims to deliver better usability and superior visibility into enterprise networks, whether in the cloud or on-premises. Users can get even better insight into their hybrid … More

Alfresco Software unveils new Intelligence Services for its cloud-first Digital Business Platform

Alfresco Software, a commercial, open source software company unveiled the immediate availability of a new Intelligence Services for its cloud-first Digital Business Platform. The Intelligence Services that seamlessly leverages Amazon Web Service uses AI (Artificial Intelligence) and ML (Machine Learning) to provide enterprises with a highly-scalable method for intelligently extracting important content often locked away in multiple documents, scanned images, videos and photographs. According to Forrester, they are seeing “[their] customers want to extract more … More

Veeam Software launches Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 v3

Veeam Software, the leader in Backup solutions that enable Intelligent Data Management, announced the new Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 v3, offering organizations even faster backup, improved security, enhanced visibility and analytics. As enterprises are responsible for protecting their Office 365 data, Veeam’s solution delivers secure backup for Office 365 Exchange Online, SharePoint Online OneDrive for Business and Microsoft Teams, enabling quick recovery of individual items and efficient eDiscovery of backup data for Office … More

Assurance Software enhances risk assessment capabilities

Assurance Software announced the availability of expanded Risk Assessment capabilities in its award-winning Assurance CM product line. With these enhancements, organizations rapidly assess their comprehensive risk landscape, quantify and compare exposures, and kickstart response planning for all business continuity risks as they emerge. “Amidst the ever-evolving landscape of threats to business continuity, organizations can become overwhelmed by the increasing variety and sheer volume of risks that must be monitored, assessed and mitigated,” said Craig Potts, … More


Attackers compromised ASUS to deliver backdoored software updates

Unknown attackers have compromised an update server belonging to Taiwanese computer and electronics maker ASUS and used it to push a malicious backdoor on a huge number of customers, Kaspersky Lab researchers discovered. Judging by information hard-coded in the malware, the attackers’ aim was to compromise about 600 specific computers, but the malware it thought to have been ultimately delivered to over a million of users. Asus Live Updater was used in a big supply … More