The AttackIQ Security Optimization Platform arms cybersecurity leaders with better insights

The AttackIQ Security Optimization Platform arms cybersecurity leaders with better insights, better decisions, and real security outcomes. According to Gartner, “Cybersecurity is facing slowing budget growth, frustrated at-risk executives and shifting regulatory focus. As the lines blur between business models and the technology that supports them, CIOs need to consider the risks, security priorities and investments that impact their business outcomes.” Further, “The urgency to treat cybersecurity as a business decision has never been greater.” … More

Modshield SB application firewall now available in the AWS Marketplace

StrongBox IT released its flagship application firewall – Modshield SB, now available in the AWS Marketplace on a cloud subscription model and a Bring Your Own License (BYOL) model. A feature-rich, scalable and cost-effective application firewall, Modshield SB is designed to provide protection against all major attack vectors (OWASP Top 10 and more). It supports multiple domains and applications using a single instance with no additional license costs. With curated threat intelligence updated continuously, Modshield … More

IDmission announces a 2FA upgrade path for access points

IDmission announced its Identity Management System (IDMS) to reduce unauthorized access to large multi-tenant facility access points. With IDMS, large organizations can significantly control physical and logical access points throughout the enterprise. The upgrade solution provides the ability to augment existing systems for two factor authentication with biometric technology or totally replace outdated key card & PIN systems. The IDMS solution does not require additional investment in access hardware. IDMS provides a multipoint improvement in … More

Travelers Europe has enhanced its cyber insurance product

Travelers Europe has enhanced its cyber insurance product, Travelers CyberRisk, to provide more coverages and risk management solutions to strengthen customers’ overall cybersecurity programs. The product is available to organisations of all sizes in the United Kingdom and Ireland. New coverages include: Betterment – to help customers with the cost of purchasing new hardware, software or subscription-based services after a breach in order to eliminate system vulnerabilities that may result in a subsequent cyber event. … More

Hexagon acquires TACTICAWARE for 3D security surveillance capabilities

Hexagon AB, a global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions, announced the acquisition of TACTICAWARE, a provider of LiDAR-based 3D surveillance software used to monitor and protect critical infrastructure and buildings – from powerplants and airports to commercial and residential buildings and more. TACTICAWARE’s flagship solution, Accur8vision, is a volumetric (entire space) detection security system offering 3D surveillance. Unlike conventional systems that typically only monitor perimeters, Accur8vision delivers situational awareness of an intruder’s exact … More

Cloudbeam enables private and secure connectivity to CSPs

Fatbeam released Cloudbeam, which connects businesses to their Cloud Service Providers (CSPs). As businesses increasingly migrate their IT infrastructure to the cloud, the connection to cloud is critical to maximizing value from cloud investments. Cloudbeam enables a high performance, scalable, reliable, and secure private connection to a CSP. It creates a separate connection from the regular internet, connecting businesses to their CSPs, privately and securely. Cloudbeam offers higher performance bypassing slow VPN connections and increases … More

New Open Source Security Foundation wants to improve open source software security

The Linux Foundation announced the formation of the Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF), a cross-industry collaboration that brings together leaders to improve the security of open source software (OSS) by building a broader community with targeted initiatives and best practices. It combines efforts from the Core Infrastructure Initiative, GitHub’s Open Source Security Coalition and other open source security work from founding governing board members GitHub, Google, IBM, JPMorgan Chase, Microsoft, NCC Group, OWASP Foundation and … More

Citrix Web App and API Protection: Security for apps and APIs in the multi-cloud

Citrix Web App and API Protection is a new, cloud-delivered service that provides comprehensive security for applications and APIs in multi-cloud environments. “The flexible models for work and multi-cloud application deployment that companies must now support have greatly expanded the attack surface that IT needs to defend,” said Mihir Maniar, Vice President of Product Management, Networking, Citrix. “Cloud-based security solutions are a fast, easy and cost-effective way to do this, and with the enhancements to … More

Avast Business Small Office Protection provides real-time cyber defense

Avast launched Avast Business Small Office Protection, a solution for small businesses that provides robust, real-time cyber protection that’s easy to install and cost-effective. Securing up to 10 business devices, the product is ideal for entrepreneurs and home offices. Entrepreneurs and small business owners are increasingly aware of the risks of cyberattacks, with the U.S. Small Business Administration reporting 88 percent feeling vulnerable. However, budget, time, and IT expertise constraints often prevent them from investing … More

Mimecast acquires MessageControl

Mimecast has acquired eTorch (d/b/a MessageControl), a messaging security provider with solutions designed to help stop social engineering and human identity attacks with the use of machine learning technology. The acquisition of MessageControl strengthens Mimecast’s Email Security 3.0 strategy that is designed to improve cybersecurity at the email perimeter, inside the organization and beyond the perimeter. The combination of Mimecast and MessageControl is engineered to provide customers using productivity apps, such as Microsoft 365, even … More

CloudEOS: Production multi-cloud at high scale

Arista Networks announced several additions to its multi-cloud and cloud-native software product family with CloudEOS Edge: designed to integrate with native cloud networking services like Amazon Web Services Transit Gateway, enabling cost-effective and high-scale multi-cloud routing services for enterprise IT organizations and production services. This system is designed to integrate seamlessly into the cloud infrastructure ecosystem with native interoperability using provisioning tools like Hashicorp Terraform and Red Hat’s Ansible. Enterprise customers are provisioning, connecting and … More

Quarterly KACE Cloud MDM release includes Windows 10 enrollment

Quest Software announced its continued evolution and advancement for Quest KACE Unified Endpoint Management (UEM). As part of UEM, KACE provides organizations the power to leverage traditional systems management, modern device management, as well as the flexibility for co-management of devices to take full advantage of hybrid functionality and technology. Teams now have broader visibility, robust security and privacy compliance, with the opportunity to leverage multiple management styles. Additional updates to the KACE solution line … More