Bandura and GRF partner to integrate automated defense and threat intelligence

Bandura Cyber and Global Resilience Federation (GRF) announced a partnership to integrate automated intelligence feeds and gateway technology for the perimeter defense of GRF affiliated companies. Bandura Cyber pioneered the Threat Intelligence Gateway (TIG) industry, in part with the U.S. Department of Defense, to operationalize threat indicators and block known threats. GRF provides threat intelligence to thousands of organizations through its member and partner network of Information Sharing Analysis Centers (ISACs), Information Sharing and Analysis … More

Bay Dynamics Risk Fabric platform now integrates with Carbon Black’s CB Defense

Bay Dynamics, a leader in cyber risk analytics, announced that the Bay Dynamics Risk Fabric platform now integrates with Carbon Black’s next-generation antivirus (NGAV) + endpoint detection and response (EDR) solution, CB Defense. The integration gives customers the ability to identify and stop malicious activity before an attack occurs, no matter whether the threat originates from the endpoint or in the cloud. “The combination of Risk Fabric’s integrated analytics with Carbon Black’s award-winning EDR technology … More

Travelers launches Risk Toolworks, a risk management mobile app for business customers

The Travelers Companies announced a new and innovative mobile app for its business insurance customers called Risk Toolworks. Available on iOS and Android devices, the app allows customers to access the company’s best tools, guides and resources from their mobile devices to conveniently manage risks. “We’ve specialized in preparing for and preventing risks for more than 100 years, and this new app puts that expertise at our customers’ fingertips,” said Carol Hanover, Field Director, Risk … 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

Forge: Simplifying the process for cracking hashed passwords

Inferno Systems unveiled Forge, a web application that simplifies the process for cracking hashed passwords. Forge offers a workflow for creating attacks against password hashes that includes dictionary management, plan building and use of mixed local and cloud-based compute clusters. Tightly-controlled IT environments can run Forge in an offline environment, allowing sensitive information to remain on-site. However, Forge also offers turn-key use of Amazon AWS cloud-based GPUs allowing users to distribute ongoing attacks to powerful, … More

Threat Stack Cloud Security Platform features improved visibility of Kubernetes environments

Threat Stack, the leader in cloud infrastructure security and compliance, announced enhancements to the Threat Stack Cloud Security Platform that provide customers with complete security observability of Kubernetes-managed containers. The improved visibility of Kubernetes environments enables Threat Stack’s customers to leverage container infrastructure without increasing risk or relying on multiple point solutions to achieve full stack cloud security observability. As companies adopt Kubernetes to help orchestrate their container infrastructure, security processes and policies have been … More

Cumulus Networks’ new version of NetQ provides real-time telemetry and fabric-wide analytics

Cumulus Networks, the leaders in building open, modern, and scalable networks, announced version 2.0 of NetQ, a highly scalable modern network operations toolset delivering real-time actionable insights and operational intelligence about the health of data center networks — from the container, virtual machine, or host, all the way to the switch and port. As the next level of visibility into Cumulus Linux, NetQ provides fabric-wide visibility, full lifecycle management, closed-loop automation and is one step … More

ShieldX adds lateral movement prevention to the Elastic Security Platform for AWS

ShieldX, the leader in elastic security, announced the addition of lateral movement prevention to the ShieldX Elastic Security Platform for AWS. Also known as East-West security, enterprises can now for the first time monitor and prevent lateral movement inside the AWS public cloud to complement ShieldX’s existing capability for VMWare ESXi and Microsoft Azure. This eliminates a significant management and security challenge, by providing a full range of security controls including visibility into the movement … More

OPAQ provides 15 Gbps of security-as-a-service networking to support digital transformation

OPAQ, the network security cloud company, announced a new set of offerings that provide up to 15 Gbps of hyperscale security-as-a-service networking to support digital transformation initiatives. The OPAQ Cloud provides direct Gigabit connectivity to ISP exchanges and comprehensive network security for organizations that require carrier-grade network performance and security for hybrid and multi-cloud environments that span on-premises, Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) resources. “Companies of all sizes are integrating on-premises data centers with cloud … More

Four new incident response and forensic investigators join the Arete Advisors team

Arete Advisors announced the addition of four of the world’s foremost incident response and forensic investigators to its elite group of cybersecurity experts: Michael Stewart, Rae Jewell, Peter Hubert, and Matt Hanyok. Together, the group brings decades of experience leading challenging, cyber incident response and forensics investigations into some of the most devastating cyberattacks and network breaches impacting the U.S. Government and major commercial verticals. “As the cybersecurity skills gap becomes more acute, organizations are … More