Gemalto and R3 pilot blockchain technology to put users in control of their Digital ID

Who are you, and can you prove it? The new Gemalto Trust ID Network enables users to give digital service providers verified and secured answers to these questions. By creating and managing their own ‘Self-Sovereign’ Digital ID, users can enroll with a host of different digital banking, eCommerce and eGovernment services, without having to go through repeated due diligence processes for each of them. This distributed approach to Digital ID management enables service providers to … More

SmartBear announces SoapUI Pro 2.5, enabling teams to embed API testing into DevOps

SmartBear announced the release of SoapUI Pro 2.5, the latest update of the testing platform for REST and SOAP APIs. This release includes the addition of native Docker support, automated test creation, and native integrations with Continuous Integration (CI) servers like Jenkins, TeamCity, and VSTS. Containers are changing the way software is delivered in a microservice-driven world. DevOps teams are turning to containers, and specifically Docker, as a critical component of their continuous delivery process. … More

New McAfee consumer portfolio delivers enhanced speed, effectiveness and security features

McAfee launched the latest version of its consumer security portfolio, focused on system performance, detection effectiveness and safeguarding people’s digital lives. In an increasingly connected world, the new lineup adds benefits that address consumer needs across all life stages. McAfee Identity Theft Protection and McAfee Safe Family are now included in McAfee Total Protection and McAfee LiveSafe. McAfee Ransom Guard and PC Boost have been added to the entire product lineup, which includes McAfee AntiVirus, … More

BAE Systems introduced Epiphany, a new information security and risk management framework

Epiphany is a configurable solution that uses electronic workflows, centralized storage, and smart data optimization features to cut down on hours of labor and documentation and put enterprise data to work to solve agency challenges. Epiphany is both a process and secure information management solution capable of searching an organization’s historical data and completing many standard compliance documents while safeguarding the processing, storing, and transmission of national security and weapon system information. “After just a … More

CrowdStrike and Secureworks partner to deliver a new endpoint threat detection solution

CrowdStrike and Secureworks announced that they will bring a new endpoint threat detection to the marketplace by teaming up to apply Secureworks’ Red Cloak behavioral analytics and intelligence to CrowdStrike’s Falcon platform data. The joint offering delivers in one package an endpoint detection and response solution with applied analytics and intelligence to accelerate investigations and provides guided remediation steps for response to threats. Announcement follows the Sept. 4 launch of the Secureworks Red Cloak Partner … More

SFP-DD MSA releases high-speed, high-density interface specification 2.0

The Small Form Factor Pluggable Double Density (SFP-DD) Multi Source Agreement (MSA) Group announces the release of the v2.0 specification for the SFP-DD pluggable interface. The MSA consortium released the initial SFP-DD specification version 1.0 in September 2017 and earlier this year released version 1.1. The newly updated specification version 2.0 reflects enhancements to the mechanicals, extended modules and enhanced polarizing key of the SFP-DD electrical interface, targeting support of up to 3.5 W optical … More

5nine enhances platform to help businesses strengthen their cloud infrastructure

5nine announced enhancements to its 5nine Unified platform, the hybrid cloud management and security platform that unifies the functions of system monitoring, management, backup and recovery, security and migration into one interface. Integrating these functions in the hybrid cloud environment improves operational efficiency and cost savings, two key factors that are driving growing numbers of customer to hybrid solutions. The 5nine platform allows enterprise, mid-market and small-to-mid-size businesses to reinforce their Microsoft cloud infrastructure by … More

Quest enhances KACE SMA to meet demands of endpoint environments

Quest Software announced the general availability of KACE Systems Management Appliance (SMA) 9.0, a multi-platform endpoint and asset management solution that helps businesses provision, manage, secure and service their growing endpoint environments. The unified endpoint management solution features improvements to workflow and infrastructure, as well as updates to Service Desk, asset management, endpoint communications and security functionalities. Quest KACE SMA makes it easier for IT administrators to manage network-attached devices — from notebooks, PCs and … More

Masergy appoints James Parker as CEO

Masergy announced that James Parker will serve as the company’s new CEO, succeeding Chris MacFarland. Chris will remain fully engaged with the company, assuming the role of Executive Chairman and Chief Technology Officer. Parker has more than two decades of leadership experience in the high-tech industry, spanning software and telecommunications in developed and emerging markets. He brings a proven track record of success with prior leadership positions at Microsoft, CenturyLink and most recently, Tata Communications. … More

Secureworks launches cybersecurity maturity model based on an organization’s inherent risk

Secureworks released the Secureworks Security Maturity Model, a methodology that organizations of all sizes can use to evaluate their level of cybersecurity maturity relative to inherent risk. Secureworks is releasing the model in response to its research which shows that more than one-third of US organizations (37%) face security risks that exceed their overall security maturity. Within that group, 10% face a deficiency when it comes to protecting themselves from the threats in their environment. … More

Arxan launches advanced protection for client-side web apps

Arxan announced the launch of Arxan for Web, the latest enhancement to its protection solution for client-side web apps. Enabling organizations to defend against server side (API) attacks and credential theft, Arxan for Web is easily deployed and provides a multi-layered defensive approach including: Passive protection – obfuscates code, making it harder for attackers to understand and analyze for reverse engineering, Active protection – in the event of code analysis, tampering or malware attacks, the … More

eSentire launches integrated MDR and SIEM platform for threat visibility and response

eSentire announced a partnership with Sumo Logic. This partnership will allow eSentire to deliver the MDR platform that offers full spectrum detection and response capabilities across distributed IT environments through its portfolio of esNETWORK, esENDPOINT, esRECON, and now esLOG+, which spans network, endpoint, cloud, mobile and modern application assets. “In today’s modern IT environment, organizations need security that goes deeper, broader, provides more precise data, and is quicker in taking action against evolving and future … More