Databricks and Tableau Software enabling access to more complete and timely data for business insights

Databricks, the leader in Unified Data Analytics, announced a partnership with Tableau Software, the leading visual analytics platform, to enable data teams to run business intelligence on data lakes faster and more reliably. Data lakes are frequently the largest source of data within organizations, but user analytics directly on the data lake often suffers from poor quality data and performance challenges. The new Databricks Connector, just released in version Tableau 2019.3, is optimized for performance … More

ReliaQuest acquires Threatcare to increase protection for its enterprise customers

ReliaQuest, the leader in enterprise cybersecurity, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Austin-based Threatcare, the leader in proactive cyber defense. The acquisition will increase protection for ReliaQuest’s enterprise customers by providing integrated threat simulations that validate controls, content, and accompanying workflows instantly, enabling proactive improvement of security programs. The addition of Threatcare’s technology to ReliaQuest’s GreyMatter platform will also enable CISOs to improve visibility over their cybersecurity tech stacks and increase … More

NS1 raises $33M to accelerate penetration into edge computing, service delivery, and IoT

NS1, a leader in next generation DNS and application traffic management solutions, announced it has raised a $33 million Series C venture round. The round was led by Dell Technologies Capital, with participation from Cisco Investments and existing investors Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners, Entrée Capital, Flybridge Capital Partners, GGV Capital, Mango Capital, Salesforce Ventures, Sigma Prime Ventures, Telstra Ventures, and Two Sigma Ventures. NS1 solutions provide application delivery and traffic control that is critical for … More

Ping Identity launches PingCentral, a self-service solution for enterprise IAM

Ping Identity, a pioneer in Intelligent Identity, announced the release of PingCentral, a self-service delegated administration and converged operating portal for enterprise identity and access management (IAM). The solution addresses common tasks across the Ping Intelligent Identity platform with simple, self-service workflows and standardized templates that can be delegated to business users and application teams that don’t have IAM expertise. Dedicated IAM administrators often struggle to manage the high volume of requests required to keep … More

Ixia unveils IxProbe, increasing quality of service and profitability for MNSPs

Keysight Technologies, a leading technology company that helps enterprises, service providers and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, announced IxProbe from Ixia, a Keysight Business. IxProbe is an inline monitoring solution that provides managed network service providers (MNSPs) with access to real-time monitoring of computing that resides at the edge of a customers’ network, typically a branch office, to increase quality of service (QoS) and profitability. MNSPs face significant challenges in meeting … More

LogRhythm launches True Unlimited Data Plan for SIEM

LogRhythm, the company powering the world’s enterprise security operations centers (SOCs), announced that it launched the first True Unlimited Data Plan for its NextGen SIEM. Historically, organizations have paid more as data ingestion increased. While others in the industry have previously claimed to support unlimited data plans, they have always come with a catch. LogRhythm is changing that in an effort to provide predictability for CISOs; therefore, combatting the risk of unprotected data. Big data … More

FireEye’s election security public resource helps governments enforce free and fair elections

FireEye, the intelligence-led security company, announced a free new election security public resource to include the latest cyber security recommendations and informational materials to help governments enforce free and fair elections. Building on existing FireEye materials and programs, this resource will host free webinars, event information, threat intelligence and solutions in one easily accessible place to tackle the issue of election security from a technology perspective, as well as one of emergency management and response … More

ComplianceAlpha 2.0: Strengthen and streamline a risk and compliance program

ACA Compliance Group (ACA), a leading provider of governance, risk, and compliance advisory services and technology solutions, launched ComplianceAlpha 2.0. This next-generation compliance and risk management platform helps financial services firms stay one step ahead of regulators’ increasingly advanced technological capabilities to detect insider trading, market abuse, and other potential misconduct. The enhanced platform was designed and developed by the industry’s largest team of former regulators, financial technologists, and cybersecurity professionals. ComplianceAlpha 2.0 responds to … More

DataVisor expands its family of fraud detection solutions with the Advanced Rules Engine

DataVisor, the leading fraud detection company with solutions powered by transformational AI technology, has expanded its family of fraud detection solutions with the Advanced Rules Engine that augments its product suites of sophisticated proactive measurements for organizations in their fight against fraud. DataVisor Rules Engine leverages the recently launched Feature Platform to engineer complex features for advanced rule creation. It delivers advanced rule management and rule performance optimization to enable teams to manage complex rules … More

Continuum expands automation capabilities for its RMM solution

Continuum, the Platform for What’s Next, announced that it has expanded its automation capabilities for its remote monitoring and management (RMM) solution, Continuum Command. The automation enhancements, built with an intuitive user design and plug-and-play attributes, help MSPs get work done quicker and turn their focus to higher-value projects, driving growth and better service. Easy-to-use automation is particularly crucial in the current labor market, as the existing skills gap widens. MSPs – particularly in the … More

Cohesity’s unveils Cohesity SmartFiles, an intelligent NAS solution designed for web scale

Cohesity announced Cohesity SmartFiles, a software-defined solution for files and objects that goes beyond traditional scale-out NAS (network attached storage) capabilities. SmartFiles empowers organizations to utilize integrated applications to bring exceptional intelligence to file-related IT infrastructure. SmartFiles also reduces storage costs with unique capacity efficiency and multi-tier data management capabilities. Unlike competitive products, SmartFiles integrates multi-layer cybersecurity to defend valuable business data against cyber threats. SmartFiles is ideal for a variety of workloads including collaboration … More

Elastic launches version 7.4 of the Elastic Stack

Elastic, the company behind Elasticsearch and the Elastic Stack, announced the general availability of version 7.4 of the Elastic Stack. Debuting in version 7.4 are several new features that simplify cluster administration and operations, introduce new aggregation and machine learning capabilities, and deepen the stack security experience. On the solutions front, Elastic SIEM improves security operations workflows by adding real-time maps for geospatial analytics, and 13 more predefined machine learning jobs for detecting a range … More