Entrust Datacard makes investment in CensorNet and acquires its MFA technology solution

Entrust Datacard announced that it has made a strategic investment in CensorNet to propel Entrust Datacard toward achieving real-time threat awareness with enhanced pattern analysis for continuous authentication capabilities. Entrust Datacard has also acquired SMS Passcode, CensorNet’s adaptive multi-factor authentication technology solution. The acquisition of the SMS Passcode technology and the investment in CensorNet’s USS platform further establishes Entrust Datacard as an authentication solution provider and allows the company to expand its global footprint throughout … More

Mimecast announces acquisition of Solebit

Mimecast announced it has acquired security software developer Solebit for approximately $88M net of cash acquired. Solebit’s technology is engineered to provide an approach for the identification and isolation of zero-day malware and unknown threats in data files as well as links to external resources. Further enhancing Mimecast’s cyber resilience platform architecture, Solebit provides threat protection to help customers face today’s threat landscape with evasion-aware, signature-less technology. According to research Mimecast conducted with Vanson Bourne, … More

Threat Intelligence launches Evolve, a new cloud-based security automation platform

Threat Intelligence announced the launch of Evolve, a new cloud-based security automation platform. Evolve is the platform to deliver three pillars of security automation across a unified platform – automated penetration testing, automated security infrastructure orchestration and automated incident response. With Evolve, businesses and individuals can enhance current security skills and capabilities; streamline security operations and maximise existing security budgets, ensuring a better ROI. The security automation platform is also revolutionising the consumption of security … More

Kx selected by BroadBridge Networks to power its cybersecurity platform

Kx announces that its Kx technology has been selected by BroadBridge Networks to power its cybersecurity platform. The partnership provides access to the Kx technology stack, enabling BroadBridge Networks to provide streaming analytics on network telemetry. BroadBridge Networks, based in Silicon Valley, provides a security platform which analyzes network telemetry, leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning to provide human-centric data visualizations and security policy automation, allowing enterprises to secure their networks at scale. BroadBridge Networks’ … More

Ariel Dan appointed as new CEO of Cloudify

Cloudify announced the appointment of Ariel Dan as the company’s new CEO. Dan will begin his new role effective August 1st. Cloudify’s Board issued the following statement: “Ariel Dan brings deep experience in the cloud and SaaS industry, and comes with excellent skills and experience to take Cloudify to its next phase of growth. With his track record of roles across company functions, we trust Ariel to deliver compelling insights as Cloudify evolves its product … More

Tripwire Data Collector uncovers blind spots in industrial cybersecurity

Tripwire announced the debut of Tripwire Data Collector, a new cybersecurity solution to provide visibility into vulnerabilities and changes within operational technology (OT) environments. Tripwire Data Collector provides visibility of cyber risk through its ability to harvest asset data using native industrial protocols, standard IT protocols, and integrations with intermediary software applications. The solution gathers and assesses data from devices that have been inaccessible to security teams before, while still maintaining a no-touch approach to … More

Financial institutions fight cybercrime with intelligent platform from Fiserv and BlueVoyant

Fiserv and BlueVoyant announced a strategic alliance to deliver a managed security platform that addresses the needs of financial institutions – from threat detection, response and remediation to regulatory compliance and reporting. Using resources and data that go beyond what is available to banks and credit unions, Fiserv and BlueVoyant provide detection, real-time response and automated remediation of suspicious activity targeting internal systems using an integrated combination of network and endpoint monitoring, threat intelligence and … More

LogMeIn unveils secure federated login to LastPass with Active Directory

LastPass by LogMeIn announced a new integration with Microsoft’s Active Directory Federation Services (“ADFS”), providing organizations utilizing Microsoft ADFS with the ability to allow employees to access LastPass with their Active Directory (“AD”) credentials. Maintaining the LastPass zero-knowledge security model, this patent-pending security architecture ensures the user’s AD credentials are never exposed to LastPass while providing employees a single sign-on experience. As a result, with federated login, the user’s AD identity becomes securely linked with … More

Action1, new cybersecurity startup founded by Netwrix veterans

The two co-founders of Netwrix, Alex Vovk and Mike Fimin, established Action1 with the vision of extending into the growing cloud-based cybersecurity market. After building Netwrix for almost 12 years from the ground up to a very successful technology business and ensuring the successful transition of strategy to the new CEO, the visionary entrepreneurs went on to create Action1 to further extend into the hyper growing cybersecurity ecosystem to endpoints and the cloud. Action1 is … More

OverWatchID introduces Dynamic WebUI Engine for privileged access management

OverWatchID announced the release of its Dynamic WebUI Engine for privileged access management (PAM). The Dynamic WebUI Engine supports network infrastructure web user interfaces (WebUIs). OverWatchID is helping customers protect their information technology infrastructure in an automated fashion. OverWatchID’s WebUI Engine extends PAM support to the 15 WebUIs currently being used in the market. Legacy PAM companies, in contrast, may only connect to Windows and Linux servers or provide a toolkit requiring customers to build … More