HITRUST improves quality, consistency, and efficiency of CSF assessments and reports

HITRUST, a leading data protection standards development and certification organization, continues its commitment to improving and ensuring the quality, consistency, and efficiency of information security and privacy assessments with the establishment of a new Quality Assurance Subcommittee of its Board of Directors, release of new Assurance Advisories, and introduction of new quality verification capabilities within the HITRUST MyCSF. The unique approach of HITRUST’s Assurance Program affords numerous oversight and quality advantages over other assurance programs … More

Jaguar Land Rover partners with BlackBerry to develop next generation vehicles

BlackBerry and Jaguar Land Rover announced that they have deepened their partnership in developing the automotive manufacturer’s next generation vehicles. The collaboration between the companies has expanded to include: BlackBerry Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning technologies for Automotive. Leveraging BlackBerry QNX and BlackBerry Cylance, the companies are working on transforming vehicle safety across a range of capabilities, including predictive software maintenance and cybersecurity threat protection. BlackBerry QNX for Jaguar Land Rover’s next-generation vehicle architecture. Integrating … More

Carbonite updates its executive leadership team

Carbonite, a global leader in data protection and cybersecurity, announced an updated executive leadership team naming John Post as Chief Operating Officer; Chad Bacher as Chief Product Officer; Hal Lonas as Chief Technology Officer; and Scott Semel as Interim General Counsel. The team joins Anthony Folger, Chief Financial Officer; and Craig Stilwell, Chief Revenue Officer; reporting to Steve Munford, Interim Chief Executive Officer and Executive Chairman of the Board. All changes are effective immediately. “I … More

ZeroNorth appoints Karen Higgins as CFO

ZeroNorth, the industry’s first provider of risk-based vulnerability orchestration across applications and infrastructure, announced the appointment of Karen Higgins as chief financial officer (CFO). Reporting to John Worrall, chief executive officer, Higgins will oversee the company’s corporate finance, legal, risk and human resources functions, and partner closely with the company’s leadership team to grow and scale the organization. “ZeroNorth is at an inflection point. We are seeing significant revenue growth, expanding our team and extending … More

ThousandEyes’ Internet-aware synthetic monitoring solution detects modern app performance issues

ThousandEyes, the company that delivers visibility into the Internet and digital experiences, announced ThousandEyes Synthetics, an Internet-aware synthetic monitoring solution for proactive detection of modern application performance issues. Addressing a significant application performance monitoring gap introduced by API-heavy and Internet-dependent application architectures, ThousandEyes Synthetics visually correlates application performance to underlying infrastructure and Internet delivery performance in a single, shareable dashboard for instant root cause identification and collaborative issue remediation. These new capabilities dramatically reduce business … More

Samsung launches Exynos 980, a 5G-integrated mobile processor

Samsung Electronics, a world leader in advanced semiconductor technology, announced its latest mobile processor, the Exynos 980, which combines best-in-class connectivity with an integrated 5G modem and intelligent processing performance in a single chip. “With the introduction of our 5G modem last year, Samsung has been driving the 5G revolution and paved the way towards the next step in mobility,” said Ben Hur, vice president of System LSI marketing at Samsung Electronics. “With the 5G-integrated … More

Elastic releases Elasticsearch Service on Azure

Elastic, the company behind Elasticsearch and the Elastic Stack, announced the launch of Elasticsearch Service on Azure will be welcome news for many of their managed service users who want more cloud provider options and value Azure’s powerful global reach. Organizations that have standardized on Azure will now be able to enjoy the convenience of a fully managed Elasticsearch service, from the creators of Elasticsearch, on their preferred cloud platform — something that was not … More

AlgoSec adds new features to its core Network Security Management Suite

AlgoSec, the leading provider of business-driven network security management solutions, has introduced enhanced application visibility and network auto-discovery features, and extended support for Cisco ACI in the new version of its core Network Security Management Suite. The new AlgoSec A30 release delivers new automation capabilities that enable seamless, zero-touch security management across SDN, cloud and on-premise networks. This gives enterprises the most comprehensive visibility and control over security across their entire hybrid environment. Key new … More

Crossword Cybersecurity unveils new version of Rizikon Assurance to tackle third-party risk

Crossword Cybersecurity, has announced the availability of Rizikon Assurance 2.0, an online solution to the problem of third-party risk. The new version allows organisations to visualise all risks for each third-party through fully customisable 360-degree supplier scorecards. The new Third-party Assurance Framework Dashboard – an industry first – gives Supplier Management teams, Chief Risk Officers and senior executives a complete understanding of third-party risks across their supply chain, helping identify problem areas and prioritise remedial … More

Baffle is now an AWS Database Ready Technology Partner

Baffle, an advanced data protection company, announced it has been certified for the Amazon AWS Database Ready Program, which delivers an easy-to-operate, scaled database platform-as-a-service (DB PaaS) to help enterprises and SaaS providers host data services in the cloud to modernize their businesses and operate in a cloud-native manner. Baffle is now an AWS Database Ready Technology Partner. Tis announcement comes on the heels of Baffle’s debut of its Cloud Data Protection Platform (CDPP) for … More

Proofpoint and CrowdStrike provide orgs with advanced threat protection across email and endpoints

Proofpoint, a leading cybersecurity and compliance company, announced a partnership and integration with CrowdStrike, a leader in cloud-delivered endpoint protection, to provide organizations worldwide with advanced threat protection across email and endpoints. In the initial integration, Proofpoint’s advanced Targeted Attack Protection (TAP) security intelligence will feed threat intelligence on malicious email attachments into CrowdStrike Falcon to further enhance device security and stop attackers. “Companies are struggling day-to-day with protecting their organizations from advanced threats. A … More

Digital Matrix Systems and Payfone alliance helps leading companies prevent fraud

Digital Matrix Systems, a leading risk management solution provider, announced that it has entered a strategic alliance with Payfone, an award-winning digital identity authentication leader. The alliance supports the two companies’ common goal of helping leading companies prevent fraud while delivering an exceptional experience to their customers. Companies that want to remain competitive and meet the demands of today’s consumers must provide safe, quick, and easy customer experiences across all channels. An instrumental piece of … More