JASK raised $25M Series B financing to advance security operations

JASK announced that it raised $25M in Series B funding. Led by Kleiner Perkins with participation from early investors, including Battery Ventures, Dell Technologies Capital, TenEleven Ventures and Vertical Venture Partners, the round brings JASK’s total funding to $39M. The company will continue its focus on platform development, increase hiring in all departments and expand global sales channels. JASK also announced that Kleiner Perkins General Partner, Ted Schlein, joined the company’s board of directors. Schlein … More

LogPoint and DFLabs join forces to provide detection and remediation of security incidents

The companies have integrated their LogPoint SIEM and IncMan SOAR products for interoperability in any customer environment. Gartner coined the term SOAR to describe an approach to security operations and incident response that aims to improve security operations’ efficiency, efficacy and consistency. SOAR allows organizations to collect security data and alerts from different sources, including a SIEM, and perform incident analysis and triage using a combination of human and machine power. This helps to define, … More

SierraWireless delivers FirstNet ready LTE router AirLink MG90

Sierra Wireless announced its AirLink MG90 multi-network vehicle router, based on its AirPrime EM7511 embedded module, is certified and approved for use on FirstNet. FirstNet is the nationwide public safety communications platform dedicated to America’s first responders. Being built with AT&T, in public-private partnership with the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet Authority), FirstNet is bringing public safety agencies a technology upgrade to help them connect to the information they need. The FirstNet ready AirLink MG90 … More

Cloud Daddy launches Secure Backup, AWS-native data protection solution

Cloud Daddy’s Secure Backup is the solution that joins backup and disaster recovery, security, and infrastructure management into one offering for AWS users. For Cloud Daddy, the move to a unified AWS-native solution reflects the changing IT landscape. “Not long ago, disaster recovery was built around the notion of natural disasters impacting an on-premises data center,” said Cloud Daddy Founder and CEO Joe Merces. “In today’s world, cybercrime and cyber threats join natural disasters in … More

Micro Focus’ File Governance Suite takes on GDPR compliance and ransomware

Micro Focus announced availability of Micro Focus File Governance Suite, helping customers archive and recover targets faster than traditional backup systems, and assisting with government and privacy mandates, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). With this suite, organizations can protect sensitive data from damaging ransomware attacks—giving IT more capacity to meet business demands, rather than spending time recovering and repairing critical data. According to Verizon’s 2018 Data Breach Investigations Report, ransomware was recently identified … More

Enea announces Qosmos Probe 2.0 for cybersecurity

Enea announced the availability of the Qosmos Probe 2.0 configured as a Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) sensor, designed to strengthen cyber threat hunting capabilities at Security Operations Centers (SOCs). SOCs need accurate traffic intelligence to identify threats that evade cyber incident detection and protection solutions. Configured as a DPI sensor, the Qosmos Probe provides detailed, real-time traffic information about applications and protocols. The extracted data is formatted in a normalized stream for consumption by security … More

Versasec updates its identity and access management solution

Versasec introduced vSEC:CMS S-Series 5.2. This version of identity and access management (IAM) solutions offers interfaces to a variety of smart cards, user directories and more. vSEC:CMS S-Series 5.2 includes a list of features: A new inventory for software version management (RSDM, USS and VSC) to improve management of vSEC:CMS software components installed on managed devices, Updates and improvements to FixDN, a feature that finds and corrects broken links between user ID stored in vSEC:CMS … More

Threat X extends SaaS-Based WAF solution with threat detection

Threat X announced the addition of capabilities to help global customers identify, profile, and intercept a wide range of threats, including DDoS, Bot and zero-day attacks while increasing application performance. Additionally, cloud-native deployment options mean organizations can deploy and scale Threat X in hours—compared to the weeks associated with traditional WAF deployments. Today, security teams are challenged to protect the large attack surfaces presented by complex technology environments from an ever-evolving threat landscape. These teams … More

Inbox Security Scan identifies and protects critical online accounts

The average internet user has over 150 online accounts, making it nearly impossible to create strong, unique passwords for each, and difficult to remember which accounts they created. With Inbox Security Scan, people have insight into the current state of their online accounts, helping them to both understand what accounts they have and those they need to act on to protect. This feature is built on Dashlane’s zero-knowledge architecture, and is the only capability of … More

Proficio’s ProView Plus Portal provides clients with ThreatInsight

Proficio announced their customer portal, ProView Plus, complete with new ThreatInsight risk scoring and executive dashboards. The ThreatInsight Scoring Dashboard is offering customers visibility into the gaps in their security controls and automatically providing recommendations on how to maximize current investments and minimize risks. ThreatInsight Scoring Dashboard leverages advanced analytics to reveal blind spots in an organization’s security controls, and then identifies and scores those threats based on the steps of the Cyber Kill Chain. … More

Jasen Meece to head business development for Gurucul

Gurucul announced that Jasen Meece, former Managing Partner for IBM’s Global Security Group, has joined the company as President. He will oversee sales, business development, channel and partnership programs, and their go-to-market strategies. “With more than 20 years of management experience in identity, cloud security and cyber risk management with IBM, KPMG, Oracle and Sun Microsystems, Jasen is a great addition to our team,” said Saryu Nayyar, CEO of Gurucul. “He has managed both internal … More

Ping Identity and SailPoint partnership helps prevent security breaches, meet regulatory requirements

Ping Identity announced partnership with SailPoint Technologies to provide identity access and governance for today’s most complex enterprise environments. This means global organizations now have access to a flexible solution designed to provide an identity ecosystem for granting secure access to the right people, while also governing that access. Today’s typical IT team is being stretched to manage a combination of on-premises and cloud infrastructure. As a result, it’s becoming more important for these companies … More