YubiKey 5Ci: First security key designed with both USB-C and Lightning connectors

This unique dual-connector functionality makes the YubiKey 5Ci the perfect solution for consumers or enterprises looking for strong hardware-backed authentication across iOS, Android, MacOS, or Windows devices. The YubiKey 5Ci is available at a retail price of $70 USD. The YubiKey 5Ci can be used to secure the 1Password, Bitwarden, Dashlane, Idaptive, LastPass, and Okta iOS mobile applications along with additional services accessed through the Brave iOS browser app. Supported logins on the Brave browser … More

New Visa payment security services help defend against evolving threats

Visa announced a suite of innovative security capabilities to help prevent and disrupt payment fraud, breaking new ground in cybersecurity and fraud prevention. The new payment security services and capabilities help protect the integrity of the payments ecosystem by detecting and disrupting fraud threats targeting financial institutions and merchants, as revealed at the Visa U.S. Security Summit 2019, a forum bringing together payment industry experts from risk, business and operational departments of financial institutions, merchants, … More

Databricks offers automation during the machine learning lifecycle

The Databricks Unified Analytics Platform now offers automation and augmentation throughout the machine learning lifecycle. The broader augmented analytics offering not only automates machine learning model building, but also extends to automated data preparation and model deployment. The new automated machine learning (AutoML) capabilities empower expert and citizen data scientists alike. “Gartner predicts by 2020, more than 40% of data science tasks will be automated, resulting in increased productivity and broader use by citizen data … More

Druva releases multi-tier intelligent data storage in the cloud

Druva announced the industry’s first intelligent, storage tiering system, with support across all layers of AWS storage, including S3, Glacier and Glacier Deep Archive. Businesses quickly realize that as data growth rates and storage costs rise, a ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach to data management is both suboptimal and expensive. Druva’s unique cloud-based solution offers the ability to intelligently tier data across hot and cold storage, which optimizes spend and performance while eliminating disruption to users or applications. … More

Kingland Text Analytics Platform Suite now features increased accuracy for unstructured data

Kingland announced enhancements to the Kingland Text Analytics Platform Suite, incorporating new administration menu options with deeper analysis and metrics for unstructured data sources and events. Improvements to Named Entity Recognition (NER) training increased the suite’s accuracy to identify organizations and people, which are intuitively highlighted within documents, saving hours of reading and analysis time for teams manually reviewing relevant documents for specific entities and their related events. “Industry leaders have shared with us that … More

CloudKnox Cloud Security Platform for VMware Cloud on AWS is now available

The CloudKnox Cloud Security Platform is now available to customers of VMware Cloud on AWS. VMware Cloud on AWS brings together VMware’s enterprise-class Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) software and AWS elastic, bare-metal infrastructure to give organizations consistent operating model and application mobility across the hybrid cloud. The CloudKnox Security Platform empowers security and infrastructure teams to proactively address accidental and intentional privileged credential misuse by continuously detecting and mitigating machine and human identities with excessive … More

ObserveIT unveils crowdsourced insider threat analytics solution

ObserveIT, the leading insider threat management platform with more than 1,900 customers around the world, announced the availability of an Insider Threat Analytics solution powered by crowdsourced industry insight. This release advances ObserveIT’s ability to analyze threat indicators using community-driven intelligence to help its growing customer base get ahead of potential threats and protect their most valuable assets. Most organizations are focused on managing cybersecurity risk from the outside – building layered defenses against viruses, … More

BAE Systems’ XTS Guard 7 provides secure access to geospatial imagery and data

BAE Systems has launched its next-generation XTS Guard 7, which provides U.S. intelligence organizations with secure access to geospatial imagery and data through multi-directional transfer of different data types across classified and unclassified domains. XTS Guard 7 is a cybersecurity appliance solution that resides between networks with differing levels of security classification, and is a key component to secure information sharing between programs and agencies using intelligence libraries. Equipped with the company’s Geospatial eXploitation Products … More

ADTRAN unveils fully-managed, cloud-based performance test solution

ADTRAN, a leading provider of next-generation open networking and subscriber experience solutions, announced its fully-managed, cloud-based performance test solution, purpose-built to streamline data collection and reporting for network operators that utilize the Connect America Fund (CAF) program. Recipients of these Federal broadband subsidies will be required to submit testing results as part of their annual compliance in the first quarter of 2020. Carriers that do not comply with the FCC speed and latency requirements will … More

Greenbone introduces virtual appliances for vulnerability management

Greenbone, a leading provider of vulnerability analysis for IT networks, announced that its portfolio of vulnerability management (VM) products is now available via virtual appliances. Greenbone’s customers can now choose to deploy physical or virtual appliances, increasing flexibility and efficiency, while ensuring that data protection is always guaranteed. VM solutions identify and patch security-relevant vulnerabilities in IT systems, helping businesses reduce their exposure to risks and improving the overall resilience of their infrastructures. Greenbone’s entire … More