DFLabs CDI Program extends open approach to security orchestration and automation

DFLabs unveiled its Community Development Incentive (CDI) Program which rewards and encourages the sharing of innovations for the DFLabs IncMan SOAR platform. The DFLabs CDI Program extends the company’s recent initiatives to foster an open approach to security orchestration, including an Open Integration Framework for linking third party security tools and actions, a free IncMan SOAR (CE) Community Edition and a Community Portal with developer resources and a forum. DFLabs also announced 100% growth in … More

eSentire partners with Carbon Black to deliver an endpoint defense security solution

eSentire released Managed Endpoint Defense, powered by Carbon Black. Managed Endpoint Defense will be powered by Carbon Black’s CB Defense, a cloud-delivered endpoint security solution that allows organizations to predict and prevent threats using predictive models, blocking even attacks that other solutions might overlook. The combination of Managed Endpoint Defense and CB Defense provides organizations the ability to accelerate time-to-value, enabling them to deploy, operationalize and harden NGAV protection to prevent attackers from executing payloads … More

WhiteHat Security launches Essentials product line for security testing with code coverage

WhiteHat Security released its new ‘Essentials’ product line, with the launch of two solutions: Sentinel Source Essentials Edition and Sentinel SCA Essentials Edition. The streamlined ‘Essentials’ products have been created to help organizations meet the needs of the DevOps build/test phase by offering security testing with code coverage. The ‘Essentials’ solutions cut down scan times, helping developers get the vulnerability assessment results they need faster. The ‘Essentials’ product line currently includes: 1) Sentinel SCA Essentials … More

Varonis Data Security Platform 7.0 released

Varonis Systems releases new features in version 7.0 of the Varonis Data Security Platform to help organizations protect their enterprise data from insider threats and cyberattacks. Version 7.0 of the Varonis Data Security Platform features new cloud and threat detection and response capabilities: new event sources and enrichment; threat intelligence to Varonis security insights; and playbooks that arm customers with incident response plans right in the web UI – making it easier for customers to … More

BioCatch launches new behavioural biometrics offering to combat vishing

BioCatch has introduced a new offering to help protect consumers from phone scams known as vishing, a type of Authorised Push Payment (APP) fraud, in response to the growing vishing epidemic. Vishing, which involves fraudsters impersonating bank or other officials such as the police to trick victims into transferring funds, has become the fastest growing social engineering scam in the United Kingdom. UK Finance reported that in the first half of 2018, nearly 4,000 UK … More

HITRUST expands to deliver ‘One framework, one assessment approach’ globally

HITRUST unveiled that it is expanding its engagement in Europe and Asia to aid organizations in addressing their global information risk management and compliance priorities, including General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Singapore Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) requirements by providing a ‘one framework, one assessment’ approach globally. Standards and regulations around the world are constantly being created and updated to protect data, particularly personal data with multiple domestic and cross-border requirements and reporting … More

Mitsubishi Electric develops cyber defense technology for connected cars

Mitsubishi Electric has developed a multi-layered defense technology that protects connected vehicles from cyber attacks by strengthening their head unit’s defense capabilities. The technology will help realize more secure vehicle systems in line with the increasing popularity of vehicles that are equipped for connection to external networks. Vehicles with communication functions provide connections to the internet and/or mobile devices such as smartphones. The importance of cyber security is increasing because these vehicles are vulnerable to … More

Cequence Security awarded patent for detecting bot attacks

Cequence Security has been awarded a patent for its ability to passively detect malicious bot attacks targeting web, mobile, and API applications, US Patent 10,135,904 for Network Attack Detection on a Mobile API of a Web Service. Malicious bots now account for nearly 1/3 of all traffic on the Internet, which makes it the new #1 cyber threat facing today’s hyper-connected organizations that rely on these applications to connect customers, partners, and suppliers. The technology … More

VDOO releases runtime protection agent for connected devices

VDOO released its ERA – Embedded Runtime Agent for ongoing connected device security. The VDOO agent is tailored for each device based on an analysis of its firmware binary by Vision – VDOO’s analysis platform, focusing on the device’s threat landscape and resources, while avoiding any performance or functionality impact to the device. “While the VDOO analysis solution, Vision, provides the ultimate tools to properly implement security building blocks and mitigate threats on connected devices, … More

HID Global launches cloud platform to help create connected workplace experiences

HID Global launched its HID Origo cloud platform that opens opportunities for partners to create workplace experiences that are built on HID’s access control infrastructure. The platform combines HID’s technologies for mobile IDs (and location services in the future) with its access control architecture to bring together physical security and a range of building applications, services and IoT use cases via a unified cloud experience. “HID Origo lays the foundation for a broad ecosystem of … More

Amazon Web Services announces AWS Backup

Amazon Web Services released AWS Backup, a backup service that makes it faster and simpler for customers to back up their data across AWS services and on-premises, helping customers meet their business and regulatory backup compliance requirements. AWS Backup makes protecting storage volumes, databases, and file systems easier by giving customers a single service to configure and audit the AWS resources they backup, automate backup scheduling, set retention policies, and monitor recent backups and restores … More

Immuta expands GRC expertise to help enterprises build data science programs

Immuta revealed that financial services industry veteran Richard Geering has joined as the company’s Vice President of Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC), reporting to CEO Matthew Carroll. Richard joins Immuta from the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), where he served as Chief Operational Risk Officer for Investor and Treasury Services. He brings 25 years of experience in financial services and risk management, with broad domain knowledge in data analytics. Working alongside Immuta’s product and sales … More