Thomas Buberl joins IBM board of directors

The IBM board of directors has elected Thomas Buberl to the board, effective April 28, 2020. Mr. Buberl, 46, is the chief executive officer of AXA S.A. Headquartered in Paris, France, AXA is one of the world’s largest global insurance firms. Since becoming CEO in September 2016, Mr. Buberl has been leading AXA through a digital transformation, accelerating business innovation and leveraging data to meet customers’ rapidly evolving needs in the digital world. Before becoming … More

RSAC Engagement Zone: New dedicated area for peer-to-peer networking

RSA Conference 2020 will feature the new RSAC Engagement Zone, a dedicated networking space meant to encourage interactive, collaborative and cooperative learning for the thousands of cybersecurity experts in attendance. The RSAC Engagement Zone, available to Full Conference pass holders, is designed to foster meaningful conversations between peers, whether formal or informal. The space includes areas for one-on-one meetups or small group discussions with like-minded individuals, problem solving, speed networking, Birds of a Feather and … More

Cobalt Iron Compass delivers secure multitenancy

Cobalt Iron announced that it has extended its mature Compass enterprise software-as-a-service backup platform with advanced features that bring tremendous value to service providers who sell Compass as their backup-as-a-service (BaaS) offering. Those advanced features, which are unique to Compass, allow service providers to manage complex environments with multiple tenants in a secure manner and provide those different users with appropriate access while reducing the service provider’s operational costs and improving the quality of service. … More

Codefresh to demonstrate its new CI/CD debugging tool

Creating CI/CD pipelines is often considered a frustrating and time-consuming process. Each change has to be saved, committed and the pipeline rerun from the beginning. DevOps engineers are missing a key component that has been available for software developers for years: debugging breakpoints, so Codefresh is introducing the world’s first live CI/CD debugging tool to take the suck out of DevOps. The Codefresh pipeline debugger works similar to an integrated development environment (IDE) debugger. Developers … More

Sysdig Secure 3.0 provides enterprises with threat prevention at runtime

Sysdig, the secure DevOps leader, announced Sysdig Secure 3.0. This is the industry’s first tool to provide enterprises with threat prevention at runtime using Kubernetes-native Pod Security Policies (PSP). PSPs are controls in Kubernetes that define the security conditions pods must follow in order to run. Sysdig Secure 3.0 also includes the first incident response and audit tool for Kubernetes, giving enterprises the ability to reconstruct historical system activity. Enabling these capabilities are three new … More

Bitglass SmartEdge architecture ensures high performance and no latency

Bitglass, the Next-Gen Cloud Security company, announced its revolutionary SmartEdge architecture, delivering a complete Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) solution that simultaneously circumvents the management overhead and performance bottlenecks of competing solutions. With SmartEdge, endpoints carry their own on-device Secure Web Gateway (SWG), locally terminating Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and inspecting all network activity for blocking threats and data leakage. This architecture eliminates the extra network hop inherent in legacy SWG architectures, ensuring high performance … More

The Crypsis Group’s managed security offerings protect orgs against cybersecurity threats

The Crypsis Group, a leading incident response, risk management and digital forensics firm, announced a new suite of managed security services to help organizations simplify their security operations, make better use of financial and staffing resources, optimize cloud security functions and wade through security solution complexity. Managed security services enable organizations to improve their overall security posture while decreasing their security management burden. The new offering is supported by a partnership with Delta Risk, which … More

Tealium Private Cloud provides increased security and data privacy

Tealium, the trusted leader in real-time customer data orchestration, announces the launch of Tealium Private Cloud, the first private cloud solution for customer data infrastructure and customer data platform technology. With Tealium Private Cloud, organisations can begin to use trusted and comprehensive customer data while continuing to comply with data privacy and regulatory rules like HIPAA. Tealium Private Cloud can be deployed as a single-tenant or multi-tenant cloud while maintaining increased security and controls around … More

HITRUST adds new components to its Third-Party Risk Management Methodology

HITRUST, a leading data protection standards development and certification organization, announced a major release of its HITRUST Third-Party Risk Management (“TPRM”) Methodology that introduces numerous new components including an Inherent Risk Questionnaire, Rapid Assessment, and Trust Score. Also announced today are enhancements to the HITRUST Assessment XChange (the “Xchange”) Manager platform to fully integrate the TPRM Methodology. This enables the XChange Manager platform to automate the TPRM process from the vendor qualification through the organization’s … More

ZeroNorth’s platform enhancements drive security into DevOps

ZeroNorth, the industry’s first provider of risk-based vulnerability orchestration across applications and infrastructure, announced new platform capabilities that enable customers to more effectively build security into the software development life cycle (SDLC) and evaluate, prioritize and respond to risk based on business context. These enhancements are driven by new integrations with software pipeline and enterprise security platforms, and advanced filtering and analytics capabilities. The ZeroNorth platform enables organizations to embrace critical digital transformation initiatives, such … More

Intel’s product updates drive AI system development and deployment from cloud to edge

Intel welcomed the next wave of artificial intelligence (AI) with updates on new products designed to accelerate AI system development and deployment from cloud to edge. Intel demonstrated its Intel Nervana Neural Network Processors (NNP) for training (NNP-T1000) and inference (NNP-I1000) — Intel’s first purpose-built ASICs for complex deep learning with incredible scale and efficiency for cloud and data center customers. Intel also revealed its next-generation Intel® Movidius Myriad Vision Processing Unit (VPU) for edge … More

Ping Identity provides the identity verification solution for myColorado

Ping Identity, a pioneer in Intelligent Identity, announced that the Ping Intelligent Identity platform provides the identity verification solution for the State of Colorado’s official mobile application, myColorado, which contains the new Colorado Digital ID. The Digital ID enables Coloradans to display a digital version of their driver license on their smartphones for proof of identification, age and address within Colorado. This could eventually remove the need to carry a physical identification card while drastically … More