Capsule8 announces multimillion-dollar investment from Intel Capital

Capsule8 announced a multimillion-dollar investment from Intel Capital. The rapidly growing company will apply the funds to drive a range of sales, marketing, product development and customer-facing initiatives. Intel joins existing investors ClearSky Security, Bessemer Venture Partners and other strategic investors, bringing the total funds raised by Capsule8 to $30 million. Capsule8 delivers high-performance attack protection for Linux production environments – whether containerized, virtualized or bare metal, deployed on-premises or in the cloud. Safe for … More

Digital Guardian launches DG Wingman, a new free forensic artifact collection tool for security pros

Digital Guardian announced the immediate availability of DG Wingman, its new free forensic artifact collection tool for security professionals. During a security incident, it’s critical to collect all necessary forensic data to properly investigate and scope endpoint intrusions. Digital Guardian makes it easier for incident responders via DG Wingman, a utility for Windows which they can leverage alongside their existing tools. With DG Wingman, security professionals can instantly extract key forensic artifacts such as the … More

Kiuwan’s application security testing platform helps teams realize DevSecOps goals

Kiuwan, a provider of application security testing tools, announced the availability of free software vulnerability scan trials for the US market, with live demonstrations at Black Hat USA 2019. Kiuwan’s application security testing platform provides a complete overview and impact analysis of software architecture in minutes, reducing risk and improving change management and DevOps processes that historically required hours or days. The solution integrates with leading IDEs, build systems, bug tracking tools, and repositories to … More

BlackBerry Intelligent Security enhances mobile endpoint security in zero trust environments

BlackBerry announced the launch of BlackBerry Intelligent Security, the first cloud-based solution that leverages the power of adaptive security, continuous authentication and artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance mobile endpoint security in zero trust environments. BlackBerry Intelligent Security uses a combination of contextual and behavioral factors to dynamically adapt security requirements and calculate a unique risk score for each interaction. Using this unique risk score, a mobile user can be granted access to specific device applications … More

Cloudentity OIDC Authorization Platform enhances data privacy and PII protection

Cloudentity, a leader in cloud Identity and enforcement for Users, Services and Things, announced the release of its next generation OIDC Authorization Platform that provides a significant leap forward in implementing Identity-based API security that helps enterprises avoid headline-making data privacy and Personally Identifiable Information (PII) security breaches. “By using Cloudentity’s next generation OIDC Authorization Platform, enterprises can have greater confidence their customers’ PII isn’t going to be abused for illicit purposes,” said Cloudentity CEO … More

Ping Identity unveils PingCloud Private Tenant, a private cloud identity solution for the enterprise

Ping Identity, the leader in Identity Defined Security, announced the release of PingCloud Private Tenant, a private cloud identity solution for the enterprise. PingCloud Private Tenant provides cloud identity and access management (IAM) by combining highly-configurable capabilities within a dedicated environment. Enterprises can provide authentication for all users with a highly-configurable global authentication authority that includes versatile single sign-on (SSO) and highly-scalable directory services, while also maintaining data and resource isolation. This allows global organizations … More

Proficio partners with Qualys to expand its Managed Detection and Response services

Global managed security services provider (MSSP) Proficio announced it is partnering with Qualys, a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions, to fully integrate the Qualys suite of cloud-based solutions with Proficio’s Managed Detection and Response capabilities. As part of the expanded partnership, Proficio clients now have access to Qualys apps including Vulnerability Management, Asset Inventory Cloud Agents, File Integrity Monitoring, Policy Compliance, and ThreatProtection, which contributes to Proficio’s strategy of providing … More

Blue Hexagon’s new ability inspects encrypted traffic in real-time

Blue Hexagon, a deep learning and cybersecurity pioneer, announced an industry-first ability to detect and stop–in real-time–both known and unknown threats hidden within encrypted SSL traffic. Analyst firm Gartner believes that, “Through 2019, more than 80 percent of enterprise web traffic will be encrypted.” While encryption addresses privacy and legal requirements, security teams now face a challenge where they are blind to a large influx of traffic. In fact, Gartner also predicts that, “During 2019, … More

Stellar Cyber unveils Starlight 3.3, a data- and AI-based security analytics solution

Security analytics provider Stellar Cyber announced the launch of Starlight 3.3, the first Unified Security Analytics Platform with two industry-first capabilities: AI-based dynamic phishing detection and automated event correlation. Starlight 3.3, debuting at the Black Hat USA 2019 conference in Las Vegas this week, leverages data fusion, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to detect and thwart sophisticated attacks that other systems miss. Serving as a SOC Command Center, this powerful solution could have … More

LogicHub’s new capabilities assist security operations teams with codifying intelligent decision-making

LogicHub, the provider of the industry’s most complete security automation platform, announced new capabilities that assist security operations teams with codifying intelligent decision-making. The LogicHub SOAR+ platform offers what traditional SOAR tools are missing by delivering autonomous detection and response, advanced analytics and machine learning to automate decision making with extreme accuracy across historically disparate security operations. “SOAR technology is good for automating the ingestion and enrichment of data and automating incident response once analysts … More

Hewlett Packard advances its intelligent data platform by acquiring MapR’s business assets

Hewlett Packard announced it has acquired the business assets of MapR, a leading data platform for artificial intelligence and analytics applications powered by scale-out, multi-cloud and multi-protocol file system technology. This transaction includes MapR’s technology, intellectual property, and domain expertise in artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) and analytics data management. HPE welcomes MapR customers and partners and plans to support existing deployments along with ongoing renewals. “The explosion of data is creating a new … More

JASK joins the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association

JASK, the provider of one of the industry’s first cloud-native SIEM platforms, announced it joined the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA), a group of security technology providers who have integrated their solutions with a select set of Microsoft products to provide customers better protection, detection, and response. In conjunction with its MISA membership, JASK announced full support for the Microsoft Graph Security API to ingest a robust set of data and information related to Microsoft … More