Micro Focus acquires Interset to expand cybersecurity expertise

Micro Focus announced the acquisition of Interset, a worldwide leader in security analytics software that provides highly intelligent and accurate cyber-threat protection. The addition of this predictive analytics technology adds depth to Micro Focus’ Security, Risk & Governance portfolio, and aligns with the company’s strategy to help customers quickly and accurately validate and assess risk as they digitally transform their businesses. Interset unlocks the power of user and entity behavioral analytics (UEBA) and machine learning … More

ThreatConnect announces its interoperability with RSA Archer

ThreatConnect, provider of the industry’s only extensible, intelligence-driven security platform, is proud to announce its interoperability with RSA Archer. RSA Archer, a leader in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for integration risk management, allows organizations to implement risk management processes based on industry standards and best practices to drive more informed decision-making. This interoperability includes several Playbook Apps and Templates that enable users to create, retrieve, and update RSA Archer records automatically from within ThreatConnect. … More

ISC2 extends training offerings beyond certification

ISC2 announced the founding of its Professional Development Institute (PDI) to combat one of the largest challenges facing the cybersecurity community today – a global shortage of skilled and trained professionals to defend organizations against the evolving onslaught of cyber threats. Provided as a free portfolio of course offerings to ISC2 members and associates, PDI will help enhance their skills and abilities by providing access to rich continuing professional education (CPE) opportunities that augment the … More

Hysolate extends cybersecurity isolation platform to protect sensitive information

Hysolate, pioneer of secure software-defined endpoints, announced major extensions to the Hysolate cybersecurity isolation platform. The new capabilities, which include granular USB control, hypervisor-based VPN, and support for Microsoft Azure Information Protection, make it easier than ever for enterprises to fully protect endpoints from cyberattacks while freeing end-users to access the resources they need. “Enterprise end-users are easy and frequent targets for cyberattackers. To protect their devices, companies often layer on security tools and limit … More

Symantec helps business stop email compromise attacks

Symantec, the world’s leading cyber security company, announced Email Fraud Protection, an automated solution that helps organizations block fraudulent emails from reaching enterprises, ensuring complete brand reputation and sender trust. Email Fraud Protection reduces workload for IT departments and eliminates the need to manually manage email security configurations while combatting Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks. Email is a vulnerable access point for hackers who are continuously developing new and advanced strategies to expose critical data. … More

Elevate Security set to solve the human element of cybersecurity

Elevate Security announced that it has raised $8 million Series A to develop the first fully integrated Security Behavior Platform, to change employees’ habits while giving Security teams unprecedented visibility into security readiness. Defy Partners led the financing, with existing investor, Costanoa Ventures, participating. Elevate has raised $10M to date and will be using this new capital to expand the team, open a new engineering hub in Montreal, and accelerate go-to-market for its platform. According … More

IRONSCALES AI powered anti phishing threat protection platform available

IRONSCALES, the world’s first automated phishing prevention, detection and response platform, announced that its AI powered anti phishing threat protection platform is now available on mobile devices through Android and iOS apps. A first for the email security industry, the IRONSCALES mobile apps will enable security analysts to access the platform’s incident response center while on-the-go, providing unprecedented access to make time-sensitive decisions on phishing mitigation and resolve incidents immediately with one click. The app … More

Red Hat expands its integration product portfolio

Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, announced an expansion of its integration product portfolio with new components and capabilities for connecting applications, data and devices across hybrid architectures. The additions are featured in the latest release of Red Hat Integration, and include Red Hat AMQ Online, Red Hat AMQ Streams, new connectors for Red Hat Fuse Online, and end-to-end application programming interface (API) lifecycle support. Building on Red Hat OpenShift Container … More

Zyxel Communications launches high-performance gateway for service providers

Zyxel Communications, a leading provider of secure broadband networking, Internet access and connected home products, announced the expansion of its Multy Pro Whole-Home Managed WiFi System for service providers with the launch of the EMG6726 Dual-Band Wireless AC/N Gigabit Ethernet Gateway. Designed to deliver smooth multimedia streaming, the EMG6726 is a high-performance AC2400 gateway combining a powerful CPU, 802.11ac 4×4 Wave 2 technology and Gigabit Ethernet connectivity to provide service providers with the power for … More

Digital Shadows launches Photon Research Team for risk monitoring

Digital Shadows, the leader in Digital Risk Protection, has announced the formation of a specialist team dedicated to researching the trends in digital risks that organizations are facing. Headed by CISO, Rick Holland, the Photon Research Team is an international unit comprised of experts in 20 languages monitoring risks, including cyber criminal activity 24×7 in order to protect Digital Shadows’ clients and the wider business community. Photon Research Team will engage in primary research and … More

Tech Data launches Cloud Solutions Factory

Tech Data announced the launch of Cloud Solutions Factory, a new global portfolio of end-to-end cloud solutions. The new offering features a host of click-to-run solutions developed by leveraging Tech Data’s ecosystem of vendors to deliver specific business outcomes ranging from core infrastructure and data protection, to the internet of things and analytics. “In launching Cloud Solutions Factory, our focus has been on enabling our partners to deliver business outcomes with solutions that are immediately … More

Applied Insight acquires ATG and Stratus Solutions

Applied Insight, a market leader in solving complex technology challenges for federal government customers, backed by The Acacia Group, has announced its acquisition of Applied Technology Group (ATG) and Stratus Solutions. These acquisitions strengthen Applied Insight’s advanced cloud, analytics and artificial intelligence capabilities to benefit customers across the intelligence, defense and federal civilian communities. The addition of ATG and Stratus marks the latest development in AI’s strategy of building an agile mid-market business supporting the … More