InfoSec Institute launches Security Awareness Practitioner Certification

InfoSec Institute launched its Certified Security Awareness Practitioner (CSAP) boot camp. The course is to certify professionals with the expert knowledge, skills and confidence to build and manage enterprise security awareness education programs that get results and secure end user behavior. InfoSec Institute’s three-day Certified Security Awareness Practitioner boot camp equips professionals with everything they need to: Evaluate their current security culture and human risk susceptibility, Assess an existing security awareness program and identify areas … More

Digital Guardian releases new User and Entity Behaviour Analytics capability

Digital Guardian announced that it has released new User and Entity Behaviour Analytics (UEBA) capabilities for its cloud-delivered Data Protection Platform. Supplementing data classification and rule-based policies, the Digital Guardian Data Protection Platform now delivers analytics and anomaly-based detection to give insight into activities surrounding sensitive data. Digital Guardian’s UEBA capabilities enhance its Data Loss Prevention (DLP) and Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) applications for identification, mitigation and communication of enterprise data risk. The Digital … More

Ixia now offers packet-level visibility into workloads in containers and Kubernetes clusters

Keysight Technologies announced it has extended the Ixia CloudLens visibility platform to offer packet-level visibility into workloads in containers and Kubernetes clusters. Containers are becoming popular in cloud environments. Gartner reports that “container popularity will continually increase over the next 18 to 24 months.” Gartner also finds that “by 2020, more than 50 percent of global enterprises will be running containerized applications in production, up from less than 20 percent today.” In addition, as enterprises … More

SentinelOne partners with SecBI to provide threat visibility, containment and remediation

SentinelOne announced that the company has partnered with SecBI. By combining SentinelOne’s threat visibility, containment and remediation capabilities with SecBI’s Autonomous Investigation technology, security professionals will be able to shed light into every behavior in an organization’s network, placing the spotlight on and enabling defense against all incidents that happen and/or involve activities on the endpoint and in the network. “In today’s world, it is not a matter of if you will be the target … More

RiskRecon secures $25 million in Series B funding

RiskRecon announced it has raised $25 million in Series B financing. Led by Accel and joined by existing investors Dell Technologies Capital, General Catalyst, and F-Prime Capital, the global venture capital firm affiliated with Fidelity Investments, the round brings RiskRecon’s total funding to more than $40 million. Existing individual investors Mickey Boodaei, Rakesh Loonkar, and Paul Sagan also participated in the round. In conjunction with the investment, Accel partner Nate Niparko will join the company’s … More

Crowdfense platform to allow researchers to safely submit, discuss and sell 0day exploits

Crowdfense announced the launch of their Vulnerability Research Platform (VRP). This web-based collaboration platform allows vulnerability researchers to safely submit, discuss and quickly sell single 0day exploits and chains of exploits. The VRP will open on September 3, 2018. “Through the VRP, Crowdfense experts work in real time with researchers to evaluate, test, document and refine their findings,” said Andrea Zapparoli Manzoni, Director of Crowdfense. “The findings can be both within the scope of Crowdfense … More

WhiteSource unveils free open source Vulnerability Checker

WhiteSource announced the release of its Vulnerability Checker, a free tool that provides companies with immediate, real-time alerts on the 50 most critical open source vulnerabilities published in the open source community. The new standalone CLI tool is free to use and available for anyone to download as a desktop application directly from the WhiteSource website. Once downloaded, the Vulnerability Checker offers users the opportunity to import and scan any library and run a quick … More

Securely launch your IoT-related services, devices, platforms, apps

Irdeto has introduced the latest version of Cloakware Software Protection to enable any IoT connected business to take advantage of and securely launch IoT-related services, devices, platforms, applications and more. Irdeto Cloakware Software Protection Cloakware Software Protection is a suite of advanced cybersecurity technologies that enables organizations to customize the protection of their software-defined business. The solution now offers more platform support, including mobile devices and other platforms on iOS, Android, Linux, MAC OS X, … More

Proofpoint launches TAP Isolation, threat detection, and Threat Response python scripting

Proofpoint announced three people-centric security innovations, including Targeted Attack Protection (TAP) Isolation for personal webmail and browsing defense, threat detection, and new Threat Response python scripting. “Exceptional effectiveness in threat protection requires constant innovation—and today Proofpoint has increased its lead,” said Ryan Kalember, senior vice president of Cybersecurity Strategy for Proofpoint. “Technologically, these people-centric innovations are an important step forward for Proofpoint and our customers. We help security teams proactively defend their organizations from today’s … More

eSentire and Cyxtera partner to bring zero-trust network protection to midsize enterprises

eSentire and Cyxtera Technologies announced a partnership to bring customers security solutions designed to secure today’s hybrid IT environment. The partnership combines eSentire’s 24×7 MDR with Cyxtera’s AppGate SDP zero-trust network offering, delivering prevention and detection capabilities across customers’ hybrid IT environments. The two companies will jointly go-to-market to maximize customer reach for this mid-sized enterprise offering. “Digital transformation of our customers is accelerating the adoption of hybrid IT, fundamentally changing the enterprise perimeter and … More

Which SD-WAN product should enterprises choose?

Adoption of Software Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) has reached an inflection point and nearly every distributed business is deploying, evaluating, or planning to implement an SD-WAN as part of its IT vision. To help enterprises understand the merits of products in the market and identify the capabilities best suited to meet their use case requirements, NSS Labs announced the results of the industry’s first Software Defined-Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) Group Test. The capabilities that … More

Perception Point launches anti-malware solution for shared drives

Perception Point announced the launch of an Advanced Shared Drive Security solution for OneDrive, SharePoint, Dropbox, Google Drive and Box. Cloud-based shared drive applications are essential productivity tools in today’s enterprise environment. Despite widespread adoption, the majority of these platforms lack the security measures that have been instrumental in securing email, endpoints and networks, creating security blind spots that pose a cybersecurity risk. According to market research, 81% of IT decision makers consider shared drive … More