Denise Ruffner appointed as Chief Business Officer at Cambridge Quantum Computing

Cambridge Quantum Computing (“CQC”) announced that Denise Ruffner has been appointed Chief Business Officer and a member of the Company’s executive leadership team. In this role, she will manage and coordinate CQC’s business development activities and will focus on building CQC’s strong growth agenda, fostering client development and loyalty, and managing corporate strategy and key relationships. Denise has been recognised for innovation, sales leadership and strategic planning throughout her 18-year career at IBM. During this … More

Waterfall Security and Indegy provide visibility, security and control for ICS environments

Waterfall Security Solutions, the global leader in industrial cybersecurity today, and Indegy, a provider of security solutions for industrial control system (ICS) and operational technology (OT) environments, announced a partnership to safely centralize OT and IT security monitoring. Waterfall Security Solutions produces a family of Unidirectional Gateway technologies and products, enabling safe IT/OT integration, with physical rather than merely software protections for industrial networks. Indegy combines hybrid, policy-based monitoring and anomaly detection with unique device … More

Actian Zen empowers IoT and embedded application developers to securely harness data

Actian, a leader in hybrid data management, cloud data warehouse, and data integration technology, announced the availability of the new Actian Zen embedded database for mobile and IoT. Actian Zen is designed to support edge applications and analytics with a single, secure, modular and scalable platform. As data proliferates at the edge, Zen offers the ideal solution for software developers who want dedicated application data management to deliver business-critical services across a wide range of … More

AlertEnterprise’s Airport Guardian integration helps airports reduce vulnerability and risk

AlertEnterprise, the leading physical-logical security convergence software company, has successfully integrated its Airport Guardian software with the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) Record of Arrest and Prosecution Background (Rap Back) service. By integrating the Rap Back service, Airport Guardian software is designed to help airports significantly reduce vulnerability and risk in vetting the security backgrounds of job applicants and employees. The integration delivers real-time and continuous criminal history record checks (CHRC) during personnel selection and … More

Thailand to introduce 15 million high-security e-passports

In 2018, the Thai Government launched ‘Thailand 4.0’ with a vision to develop Thailand into an innovative, dynamic and value-driven economy. With this in mind, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) of Thailand will provide 15 million technically-advanced, high-security e-passports to Thai citizens thanks to the DGM Consortium, which includes Gemalto, a Thales Company, Data Products Toppan Forms Ltd., and MultiCert. The Thai E-passport project is the largest passport project contracted for the Group in … More

FireMon Global Policy Controller for NSX released

FireMon has unveiled Global Policy Controller (GPC) for NSX, a solution to deliver persistent network policy enforcement across dynamic virtual, multi-cloud and multi-platform environments. Today’s architectures evolve around application frameworks in hybrid environments, GPC automates security across diverse network and security products regardless of vendor, where the backbone is the VMware NSX architecture. With a consistent operating model built to manage changes and risk, GPC perfectly complements and extends the security capabilities of VMware NSX. … More

Druva Data Protection Platform now available on VMware Cloud Marketplace

Druva is the first SaaS-based data protection and management solution to be both certified for VMware Cloud on AWS and available on VMware Cloud Marketplace. VMware Cloud Marketplace enables customers to discover and deploy validated, third-party solutions for VMware-based platforms – across public, private and hybrid cloud environments. Once validated, partners can easily publish their solutions for VMware customers across platforms. Customers will be able to access these third-party partner solutions directly from their cloud … More

In partnership with Accel, CrowdStrike will co-invest in security startups

CrowdStrike announced the launch of Falcon Fund, an $20 million dollar early stage investment fund started by CrowdStrike, in partnership with Accel. Falcon Fund will focus on seed and Series A investments in startups that are building applications on the CrowdStrike Falcon platform. The Falcon Fund will act as a co-investor and strategic partner alongside lead investors looking for innovative startups that are passionate about solving today’s most pressing security and IT challenges for customers. … More

VMware Cloud unlocks the future of hybrid IT

Today at VMworld 2019, VMware introduced new and expanded cloud offerings that will help customers meet the unique needs of traditional and modern applications. VMware empowers IT operators, developers, desktop administrators, and security professionals with the company’s hybrid cloud platform to build, run, and manage workloads on a consistent infrastructure across their data center, public cloud, or edge infrastructure of choice. With a hybrid cloud platform enabled by VMware, customers can migrate and modernize applications … More

IDrive Face enables developers to build facial recognition apps

IDrive Online Backup has officially released IDrive Face, enabling businesses and developers to build face recognition apps and integrate face recognition into their software products. IDrive Face offers ready-to-use APIs for quick deployment of facial recognition features in applications along with unlimited storage of metadata and unlimited image analyzing. Using complex algorithms that detect and analyze faces with high accuracy, IDrive Face uses the latest biometric technology for the fastest possible facial recognition within images, … More

VMware acquires Carbon Black

VMware and Carbon Black announced that the companies have entered into a definitive agreement by which VMware will acquire Carbon Black in an all cash transaction for $26 per share, representing an enterprise value of $2.1 billion. Following the close of the transaction, VMware will be positioned to provide a highly differentiated, intrinsic security cloud that will better protect enterprise workloads and clients through big data, behavioral analytics and AI. Carbon Black is a leading … More

AttackIQ automates the evaluation of Microsoft Defender ATP

AttackIQ, a leader in the continuous security validation market to help organizations achieve cyber resiliency, announced the integration of its AttackIQ Platform with Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) to help joint customers and prospects validate the configuration and security coverage provided by the most widely deployed operating system in the world. In addition to the integration, AttackIQ is helping to validate Microsoft Defender ATP in Microsoft’s pre-sales engagements on account of AttackIQ’s differentiated open … More