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How do IT leaders plan to overcome remote work security challenges?

Two years ago, IT leaders were forced into remote work. Many viewed it as a temporary experiment. Today, they see it for what it is: the future of work. And they’ve made it their top priority. According to the results of a Citrix Systems and Pulse survey, 100 percent of 400 IT and security leaders across North America, EMEA, and APAC have adopted the hybrid model, and rank enabling it as job number one for … More

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MXDR by Deloitte helps organizations against emerging cyber threats

Deloitte has expanded upon existing capabilities to launch Managed Extended Detection and Response (MXDR) by Deloitte. The suite of offerings combines an integrated, unified, composable and modular managed detection and response SaaS platform with managed security services including advanced, military-grade threat hunting, detection, response and remediation capabilities. “As threats become more frequent, sophisticated and impactful, leading organizations are considering creative, divergent approaches that meet attackers where they are, while simultaneously fortifying the defenses around their … More


BT selects VMware SASE to address networking and security challenges

VMware announced an agreement with BT to offer multinational customers more choice and flexibility in how they embrace a cloud-first approach to networking, security, and edge computing. Under the terms of the agreement, BT will offer its customers VMware Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) as a global managed service, combining BT’s extensive networking capabilities and in-depth security expertise with VMware technology. The launch of the BT-managed service builds on the strong partnership between the companies. … More


Deloitte chooses Exabeam to help operationalize MXDR capabilities

Exabeam announced that it has been chosen by Deloitte to help operationalize Managed Extended Detection and Response (MXDR) by Deloitte in an expansion of the existing Exabeam-Deloitte alliance. MXDR by Deloitte is a suite of managed security services and solutions for cyber threat detection and response that aims to help organizations address growing threat complexity, simplify cybersecurity total cost of ownership, and achieve meaningful and measurable cyber resiliency outcomes. “Exabeam is hands-down the leading user … More


Anitian raises $55 million to fuel growth and product investment

Anitian announced that it has raised a $55 million Series B round led by Silicon Valley-based Sageview Capital with participation from existing investor, Forgepoint Capital. The financing round supports the company’s explosive growth and brings Anitian’s total funding to $71 million. The new capital will be used to fuel the company’s expansion and further transformation of the cloud security and compliance automation industries. As part of this new round of funding, Ned Gilhuly, Co-Founder and … More


New SolarWinds Serv-U vulnerability targeted in Log4j-related attacks

Attackers looking to exploit recently discovered Log4j vulnerabilities are also trying to take advantage of a previously undisclosed vulnerability in the SolarWinds Serv-U software (CVE-2021-35247). It affects version 15.2.5 and previous versions of Serv-U, and has been patched by SolarWinds in version 15.3. About CVE-2021-35247 CVE-2021-35247 is an input validation vulnerability in the Serv-U File Server’s web login screen that could allow attackers to build a query after been given some input and send that … More

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When protecting and managing digital identities, orchestration and automation are critical

In this interview with Help Net Security, David Mahdi, CSO of Sectigo, talks about the importance of digital identity management, the issues organizations have with digital identities and what they can do to overcome them. The rapid shift to hybrid work has left many organizations susceptible to cybercrime which leveraged identities to gain access. What was it that organizations did wrong? In the rapid shift to hybrid many organizations did what they could to support … More


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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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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Elisity Micro Edge provides real-time visibility into all network assets

Elisity launched Elisity Micro Edge, extending the Cognitive Trust platform as a containerized application on Cisco Catalyst 9000 series switches, or as a virtual machine (VM) on a hypervisor for Cisco Catalyst 3850 series switches. It also provides the capability to further control the Cisco Catalyst 3850 series switches. With Elisity Micro Edge, organizations can unleash the full power of their Cisco switches with a lightweight, centrally managed edge deployment of the innovative identity-based zero … More

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Is cloud the solution to optimized data privacy?

In this interview with Help Net Security, Sophie Stalla-Bourdillon, Senior Privacy Counsel and Legal Engineer at Immuta, talks about data privacy, what organizations can a must do to keep data secure, and explains the technologies that can help optimize data protection processes. The pandemic has greatly influenced every aspect of our lives, but how has it reflected on data privacy? Cloud computing is now a must-have for businesses today and is critical as the pandemic … More

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Trends that will shape the security industry in 2022

Entering 2022, the world continues to endure the pandemic. But the security industry has, no doubt, continued to shift, adapt, and develop in spite of things. Several trends have even accelerated. Beyond traditional “physical security,” a host of frontiers like AI, cloud computing, IoT, and cybersecurity are being rapidly pioneered by entities big and small in our industry. By all appearances, the security industry is in a stage of redefining itself. It is moving from … More