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

Advanced Fraud Solutions partners with Q6 Cyber to fight card fraud

Advanced Fraud Solutions and Q6 Cyber unveiled that they have partnered to integrate Q6 data feeds directly into the TrueCards fraud prevention software platform. TrueCards is a tool allowing financial institutions’ fraud teams to monitor card holder transactions for test sites, breaches, and common points of compromise (CPC). Q6 Cyber employs an approach to monitoring the “Digital Underground,” including the DarkWeb and DeepWeb. Leveraging years of law enforcement and intelligence experience in the dark corners … More

Onapsis signs agreement to acquire ERP cybersecurity company Virtual Forge

Onapsis has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Virtual Forge, headquartered in Heidelberg, Germany. Onapsis’s platform is the cybersecurity solution that protects the ERP systems and business-critical applications of the world’s largest organizations. Founded in 2006, Virtual Forge is the provider of solutions to prevent, detect and remediate cybersecurity and compliance risks in customizations and extensions of SAP applications. The combination of Onapsis and Virtual Forge will empower customers to have visibility, incident … More

ExtraHop turns security analysts into threat experts with Reveal(x) winter 2019

ExtraHop released new capabilities designed to help Security Operations Center (SOC) and Network Operations Center (NOC) teams identify and safeguard critical assets, detect late-stage and insider threats, and transform security analysts into threat experts with streamlined investigation workflows. Demand for business agility and uptime have accelerated the modernization of IT, which is now dynamic and distributed – from the data center, to cloud infrastructure and SaaS, to remote sites and device edges. These changes introduce … More

Aerohive announces cloud management for its A3 Secure Access Management solution

Aerohive Networks released the cloud management for its A3 Secure Access Management solution. A3 brings an approach to Corporate, BYOD, Guest, and IoT client device onboarding, authentication, and network access control (NAC). First launched in May 2018 as an on-premises solution, Aerohive now introduces a new deployment option for A3 with cloud-based monitoring and, expected in Q2, configuration for all customer sites, while localized tasks like device onboarding and access-control enforcement will be executed by … More

BigID and Ionic Security partner to enhance data governance and privacy for multi-cloud compliance

BigID and Ionic Security partner to enable organizations to automate policy enforcement and auditability driven by data intelligence. The partnership removes barriers to cloud adoption for organizations struggling with compliance, allowing them to take a consolidated and granular approach to protecting sensitive data by integrating BigID discovery and classification with the Ionic Data Trust Platform’s real-time policy management. Together, BigID and Ionic provide an automated, accurate, and scalable solution that identifies, classifies, and enforces data … More

FireEye president Travis Reese joins Waterfall Security board of directors

Waterfall Security Solutions unveiled that cyber security veteran and industry leader Travis Reese is joining Waterfall’s board of directors. Mr. Reese is currently the president of FireEye and was the president and chief operating officer at Mandiant before Mandiant was acquired by FireEye in 2013. “We welcome Mr. Reese to Waterfall’s board,” said Lior Frenkel, CEO and Co-Founder of Waterfall Security Solutions. “With Waterfall’s Unidirectional Security Gateways having gone mainstream in a growing number of … More

Offensive Security appoints Ning Wang as CEO to lead organization’s next stage of growth

Offensive Security appoints Ning Wang as CEO. Wang joins the company with proven experience in growing businesses in the security and online training markets as COO and CFO of HackerOne and Lynda.com (formerly Spectrum Equity-backed and acquired by LinkedIn), respectively. Her appointment follows the growth investment in the company, led by Spectrum in September 2018. “In an age when software is in everything we touch and use, it’s now a matter of when and not … More

BigID expands global sales organization to help enterprises meet worldwide privacy regulations

BigID has expanded the company’s sales presence in Europe, Asia and LATAM to meet demand from new global privacy regulations. BigID has also appointed Michael Trites as senior vice president of global sales to oversee the company’s direct sales inside and outside the U.S., and Toby Penn as vice president of pre-sales engineering to lead the company’s technical field sales team. Building on the company’s seven-fold year-over-year sales growth in 2018, BigID has expanded its … More