BigID expands global sales organization to help enterprises meet worldwide privacy regulations

BigID has expanded the company’s sales presence in Europe, Asia and LATAM to meet demand from new global privacy regulations. BigID has also appointed Michael Trites as senior vice president of global sales to oversee the company’s direct sales inside and outside the U.S., and Toby Penn as vice president of pre-sales engineering to lead the company’s technical field sales team. Building on the company’s seven-fold year-over-year sales growth in 2018, BigID has expanded its … More

Zix to acquire AppRiver, cloud-based cybersecurity solutions provider

Zix has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire AppRiver for $275 million in cash. AppRiver is a provider of cloud-based cybersecurity and productivity services, serving more than 60,000 companies worldwide and supported by a 4,500-strong Managed Service Provider (MSP) reseller community. AppRiver launched its spam and virus service in 2002, and has since bolstered its suite of cloud-based security offerings with web protection, email encryption, secure archiving, and email continuity solutions. AppRiver also provides … More

Endace joins IBM Security app exchange community

Endace launched the EndaceProbe integration with IBM Security to enable customers to retrace the actions of an attacker to accelerate forensic investigation. EndaceProbe Network Analytics Platform captures, indexes, and stores network traffic while hosting a variety of network security and performance monitoring applications in Application Dock, EndaceProbe’s built-in hosting environment. The new application is freely available to the security community through IBM Security App Exchange, a marketplace where developers across the industry can create applications … More

Quali introduces SaaS cloud management platform CloudShell Colony for accelerating DevOps

Quali unveiled CloudShell Colony – a software-as-a-service (SaaS) cloud management platform for DevOps. CloudShell Colony automates DevOps environments all the way from development to production, while allowing IT and project managers to govern the use of cloud resources from a single pane of glass. This announcement follows the recent news highlighting Quali’s $22.5 million Series-C funding round in December 2018. CloudShell Colony initially being released as controlled availability (CA) software equips DevOps teams, developers and … More

Pulse Secure launches new vADC Community Edition to help developers build smarter applications

Pulse Secure launched a new Community Edition of its software-based virtual Application Delivery Controller (vADC) to help application developers create application solutions with lower costs and time to market. Pulse vADC Community Edition integrates easily with common DevOps tools for automated provisioning and orchestration, such as Kubernetes, Terraform, Puppet and Chef, making it easy to start building secure and scalable applications from day one. “Pulse Secure vADC Community Edition is a free, full-featured application delivery … More

IntSights Cyber Intelligence appoints Nick Hayes as VP of strategy

IntSights Cyber Intelligence appointed former Forrester senior analyst Nick Hayes as Vice President of strategy. Demonstrating IntSights’ continued growth and commitment to internal cyber security expertise, Hayes joins the executive team to identify, prioritize and support strategic growth initiatives across business functions and evangelize IntSights products and services among customers, prospects and the community at large. “IntSights experienced unprecedented growth in 2018 by increasing revenue by more than 2.5x, adding 120 new customers and 140 … More

XebiaLabs launches new DevOps risk and compliance capability for software releases

XebiaLabs launched the chain of custody, security and compliance risk assessment tracking for software releases available for enterprise software delivery. Organizations struggle to track application release status information and understand security and compliance risks across many different applications, teams, and environments. When risk assessment, security testing, and compliance checks aren’t built into the Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) pipeline, releases fail and cause delays, security vulnerabilities threaten production, and IT governance violations result in expensive fines. … More

Cybersecurity firm Syncurity closes $2M seed round of institutional investment

Syncurity revealed the second and final close of its two million 2018 institutional investment round. The round was initially led by the Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO) before closing oversubscribed with the addition of Kluz Ventures, through its fund The Next Impact, and SixThirty CYBER. In addition, the company has added former Zscaler CISO, Michael Sutton to its Board of Advisors, further enhancing Syncurity’s depth of security, technology and cloud expertise. Proceeds of the investment … More

Vesta launches payment and fraud prevention solutions for e-Commerce

Vesta has launched three payment solutions – Guaranteed Payments, Guaranteed Gateway and Guaranteed Acquiring – that enable e-commerce companies to grow their business by focusing on revenue rather than risk. Vesta has a 20-year history of delivering payment solutions that drive revenue, maximize efficiencies and eliminate fraud liability for leading brands. The company pioneered the processing of card-not-present (CNP) payment transactions for the telecommunications industry and has broadened its suite of solutions to support e-commerce … More

IoT Community announces formation of Security, Privacy & Trust IoT Center of Excellence (SPTIoTCoE)

The IoT Community (Internet of Things Community) unveiled the formation of its security, privacy and trust focused IoT Center of Excellence (SPTIoTCoE), which will be Co-Chaired by Nancy Shemwell, Chief Operating Officer of the IoT Community and Dipto Chakravarty, Chief Technology Officer at Exostar. Ms. Shemwell previously served as the Chief Executive Officer at the cybersecurity firm, Vericlave, and currently serves as Chair of their Board of Advisors. Serving as Vice Chair of the CoE … More