Ping Identity and SailPoint partnership helps prevent security breaches, meet regulatory requirements

Ping Identity announced partnership with SailPoint Technologies to provide identity access and governance for today’s most complex enterprise environments. This means global organizations now have access to a flexible solution designed to provide an identity ecosystem for granting secure access to the right people, while also governing that access. Today’s typical IT team is being stretched to manage a combination of on-premises and cloud infrastructure. As a result, it’s becoming more important for these companies … More

MobileIron Authenticator: Multi-factor authentication for the cloud

MobileIron announced the addition of MobileIron Authenticator to its MobileIron Access cloud security solution. MobileIron Authenticator is a mobile application that allows organizations to verify a user’s identity using the phone as a second factor of authentication. Passwords are failing According to the 2018 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report, compromised credentials are the top cause of reported data breaches. The best solution is to move beyond passwords, as MobileIron already does with seamless single sign-on … More

Dell EMC, technology partners and customers collaborate to speed time to AI

Dell EMC announced details of customer collaborations, services and expanded partnerships in efforts to help new developments in artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and deep learning (DL). These developments sharpen Dell EMC’s focus on democratizing HPC, optimizing data analytics with AI innovations, and making Dell EMC solutions available to more mainstream enterprises, while continuing to advance the HPC and AI communities. Taking the HPC ecosystem as a whole – including servers, storage, middleware applications … More

GlobalSign launches IoT Identity Platform addressing IoT device security requirements

GlobalSign’s IoT Identity Platform is a set of products and services flexible and scalable enough to issue and manage billions of identities for IoT devices of all types. Using Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) as the identity mechanism, the IoT Identify Platform can serve the varied security use-cases of the IoT across all verticals, including manufacturing, agriculture, smart grid, payments, IoT gateways, healthcare, other industrial ecosystems and more. The Platform supports device identity lifecycle, from initial … More

Quantum Xchange raises $10 million funding to bring its QKD network to market

Quantum Xchange launches quantum, fiber-optic network in the United States and commercial Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) service for quantum-safe data protection based on the laws of quantum physics. Leveraging the company’s Trusted Node technology, the Quantum Xchange QKD network extends the technology beyond the previous limitations of transmission distances, to offer commercial enterprises and government entities point-to-point support over unlimited distances. In doing so, Quantum Xchange provides hardened encryption available to address the shortcomings of … More

MapR unveils data platform update for AI and analytics

MapR Technologies announced a series of MapR Data Platform advances to speed the operational impact of automated analytics, improve the productivity of developers and data scientists, lower TCO, and streamline security and storage across on-premises data centers, clouds and edge deployments. “Customers have made it clear that traditional approaches to managing and processing data for AI and Analytics leave critical gaps. In response, MapR’s newest innovations enable data scientists and developers to power distributed AI … More

Zscaler announces integration with Microsoft Cloud app security

Zscaler announced closed-loop integration with Microsoft Cloud App Security. The Zscaler platform-Microsoft Cloud App Security integration feature set delivers the security of the Zscaler security cloud coupled with the functionality of the Microsoft Cloud App Security solution, providing a streamlined service that allows enterprises to securely embrace the cloud. Customers utilize cloud access security brokerage (CASB) functionality for a range of use cases, such as identifying and blocking restricted applications, gaining granular visibility, assessing application … More

Coriant unveils Vibe X90 carrier-class white box

Coriant introduced the Coriant Vibe X90 programmable packet platform, the first in the Vibe series of carrier-class white boxes enabling cost-efficient service aggregation from access to the core. A component of the Coriant Hyperscale Carrier Architecture, the carrier-class Vibe X90 provides a cost-optimized white box solution for a wide variety of mobile and converged applications, including 4G/5G anyhaul. Leveraging packet disaggregation and open software control, the Vibe X90 white box enables service providers and web-scale … More

Ping Identity improves PingFederate and PingID SDK

Ping Identity announced enhancements to PingFederate and PingID SDK that improve the authentication flow and make it easier to provide adaptive authentication within consumer-facing mobile applications. These enhancements are designed to help enterprises improve customer engagement, while also maintaining a strong security posture. The Voice of the Connected User Landscape Data published by 451 Research, states there is a “steady growth in customer willingness to share personal data for something of value.” Yet, at the … More

Yubico launches FIPS 140-2 validated YubiKey series

Yubico announced the certification and availability of the YubiKey FIPS Series, a product line that meets cryptographic security requirements of the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140-2. FIPS 140-2 is a US government computer security standard, published by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), that covers the use of cryptographic functionality such as encryption, authentication, and digital signatures. FIPS 140-2 certification is essential for many branches of the US government and federal contractors, … More