CyberGRX challenges market to take a united approach to third-party cyber risk management

CyberGRX unveiled an open online community dedicated to increasing cross organizational collaboration between risk professionals and IT teams who are struggling with the inefficiencies created by traditional and siloed approaches to third-party cyber risk management. CyberGRX understands that while the challenges third parties and their customers face may be unique, their goals are the same – to create secure ecosystems that keep their businesses running smoothly and effectively. The GRX Community will connect these organizations … More

Vertiv introduces Intelligence platform for cloud-based monitoring

Vertiv introduced a scalable, cloud-based management platform that brings visibility, analytics and control to complex IT infrastructure, including large enterprise and facilities and those at the edge of the network. Vertiv Intelligence (vIntelligence) delivers visibility and control of the entire infrastructure through an app and online portal. It is available in the United States and available globally in 2019. Vertiv Intelligence uses IoT and cloud-based technologies to collect, analyze and act on data generated by … More

Acronis releases new version of Acronis Data Cloud

Acronis released an update to the Acronis Data Cloud platform. The Acronis Data Cloud 7.8 update introduces cloud-to-cloud Microsoft Office 365 protection, ransomware protection, and a blockchain-powered data notarization and e-signature solution for service providers. Acronis Data Cloud is known for supporting native integration with the hosting automation platforms, Professional Services Automation (PSA) systems, and Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) tools and offers service monitoring and reporting. The platform enables service providers to take the … More

Okta unveils identity capabilities to better secure the digital workspace

Okta released two new promotional offers that allow VMware Workspace ONE customers to take advantage of the Okta Identity Cloud through their local channel partner. These two offers include: Okta for VMware Workspace ONE Advanced: Workspace ONE Advanced customers who are looking to build on their VMware digital workspace capabilities for use cases such as non-employees and cloud apps can now purchase this promotional offer for Okta’s advanced identity solutions. This includes Universal Directory, Single … More

ThreatQuotient integrates verified breach intelligence from Visa to strengthen payment data defenses

ThreatQuotient is integrating verified breach intelligence from Visa to enable customers to detect and protect against cyber attacks targeting payment data. The integration of the ThreatQ threat intelligence platform with Visa Threat Intelligence will provide incident responders and defenders of corporate networks with the context, customization and collaboration needed to transform critical threat data into actionable threat intelligence that can help identify breaches in advance. Visa Threat Intelligence is a subscription service delivered via the … More

Symantec acquires Javelin Networks to thwart growing number of Active Directory-based attacks

Symantec acquired Javelin Networks, a company that offers software technology to defend enterprises against Active Directory-based attacks. Microsoft Active Directory (AD) services have become a popular target for attackers, who use AD reconnaissance to discover the users, servers and computers in an enterprise network and then move laterally across the network using this information to carry out multi-stage attacks. Recently, multiple major advanced persistent threat (APT) campaigns have used AD credentials to move laterally in … More

Symantec acquires Appthority to enhance protection from mobile application vulnerabilities

Symantec acquired Appthority whose technology gives Symantec customers the ability to analyze mobile apps for both malicious capabilities and unsafe and unwanted behaviors, such as vulnerabilities, risk of sensitive data loss, and privacy-invasive actions. The acquisition of Appthority demonstrates Symantec’s commitment to securing modern (e.g. iOS, Android) endpoints and operating systems, as it brings innovation to its portfolio that addresses this security need. Last year, Symantec acquired Skycure, a Mobile Threat Defense (MTD) technology, that … More

Lookout puts the trust in zero trust with new post-perimeter security solutions

Lookout’s new approach to cybersecurity is designed to protect businesses as their employees work from outside the corporate perimeter. With integrations to Okta, VMware and other technology partners, Lookout brings security and compliance to today’s digital workforce without compromising productivity, privacy or user experience. Business apps and data have moved to the cloud and employees have gone mobile. For most businesses, this means their data may be accessed from devices they don’t know or trust, … More

Test IO introduces Bug Fix Confirmation, leveraging network of software testers to verify bug fixes

Test IO released a new product to help software teams verify that bugs are fixed in real-world conditions before software is released. Bug Fix Confirmation leverages test IO’s network of software testers to ensure that identified bugs are fixed so software releases go out on schedule. Verifying resolution of bugs is a standard step in the software development cycle and a bottleneck in release processes. It is troublesome for companies whose development teams have prioritized … More