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

Resecurity experiences financial and geographical growth

Resecurity, a cybersecurity company that delivers in-depth analysis layered on top of the most comprehensive, exclusive sets of data from the Deep and Dark Web, announces the company has experienced significant growth both financially and geographically. Resecurity’s sales have grown 300 percent year over year, with customers and services now offered worldwide including in Europe, Middle East, North Africa, Asia and Latin America. “Fueling our growth is the need for mature, offensive threat intelligence is … More

ISACA expands its leadership team

Global technology association ISACA has added two roles on its leadership team that are the first of their kind at the organization— welcoming its first Chief Learning Officer, Nader Qaimari, as well as first Chief Technology Officer, Simona Rollinson. As CLO, Qaimari takes on ISACA’s learning and certification offerings for individual professionals, including the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified in the … More

Awake Security appoints Kevin Mandia to its board of directors

Awake Security, the only advanced network traffic analysis (NTA) company that delivers a privacy-aware solution, announced the appointment of Kevin Mandia, CEO of FireEye, to its board of directors. “Kevin has had a material impact in shaping the security industry by being in the trenches with security teams as they respond to incidents. Understanding how the attackers operate has helped him build teams of experts that have come to the aid of numerous organizations across … More

Neustar adds new members to the Executive Committee

Neustar, a global information services company and leader in identity resolution, announced the appointment of Brian McCann as Executive Vice President and President of Security Solutions and Lee Kirschbaum as Senior Vice President of Communications Solutions and Corporate Business Development. Both will be members of the Executive Committee and report to Neustar President and CEO Charlie Gottdiener. “Neustar is fortunate to have attracted two accomplished industry veterans who share our acute focus on creating value … More

Titus Accelerator for Privacy reduces financial and legal risk exposure

Titus, the expert in data classification and a Blackstone portfolio company, announced Titus Accelerator for Privacy to reduce financial and legal risk exposure by automatically identifying personal data and applying protection. Unlike other data protection solutions, Titus Accelerator for Privacy examines emails and files at the point of creation. This unique solution takes advantage of machine learning to deliver a faster, more direct path to data privacy and compliance with cybersecurity policies and data privacy … More

Avast Business Secure Internet Gateway reduces costs and delivers advanced protection

Avast, a leader in digital security products for business and consumers, announced the launch of Avast Business Secure Internet Gateway (SIG) for its customers. The cloud-based solution offers a global network of always-on security gateways designed to eliminate the many gaps in protection caused by legacy systems, on-premise security hardware, and Unified Threat Management (UTM) appliances. Avast Business SIG replaces traditional security appliances by delivering powerful, cloud-based protection capabilities as a simple-to-consume subscription service, breaking … More

Veriff launches NFC verification tool for biometric documents

Veriff, the most secure global verification service provider launches near-field communication (NFC) verification tool that enables the company to validate ePassport-compatible identity documents with both iOS and Android devices. Veriff now offers ePassports digital verification on all devices that support ePassports reading, including the most recent Android and iOS devices. The new tool speeds up the verification process, is user friendly and makes it more secure than photo-based verification. According to Kaarel Kotkas, Veriff CEO … More

Microchip’s Trust Platform provides secure key storage for low-, mid- and high-volume deployments

As the number and types of connected devices proliferates, market fragmentation and security vulnerabilities in the Internet of Things (IoT) have created significant challenges for developers. Hardware-based security is the only way to protect secret keys from physical attacks and remote extraction, but extensive security expertise, development time and costs are required to configure and provision each device. With companies producing anywhere from hundreds to millions of connected devices per year across the globe, scalability … More

DataStax unveils Change Data Capture Connector for Apache Kafka

DataStax, the company behind the leading database built on Apache Cassandra, announced early access to the DataStax Change Data Capture (CDC) Connector for Apache Kafka. The DataStax CDC Connector for Apache Kafka gives developers bidirectional data movement between DataStax, Cassandra, and Kafka clusters. CDC is designed to capture and forward insert, update, and delete activity applied to tables (column families). The DataStax CDC Connector for Apache Kafka makes it easier for developers to build globally … More

AWS IQ enhances customers’ connection and collaboration with AWS-Certified third party experts

Amazon Web Services, an Amazon.com company, announced the general availability of AWS IQ, a new service that helps customers quickly find, engage, and do business with AWS-Certified third party experts for on-demand project work. AWS IQ offers the tools and workspace for more secure collaboration, streamlined project tracking, and integrated billing. To get started, customers simply log into AWS IQ and describe their project needs in a few sentences. They can then chat with experts … More

Fusion Risk Management expands its Fusion Framework System platform

Fusion Risk Management, a leading provider of business continuity and risk management software and services, announces the expansion of its flagship platform, Fusion Framework System, to include an advanced set of risk management capabilities for comprehensive management of risk and business continuity. With this release, Fusion Framework enables greater operational resilience by supporting the full risk and continuity spectrum that today’s businesses need. The platform eliminates the need for separate modules across the many areas … More