Yubico launches FIPS 140-2 validated YubiKey series

Yubico announced the certification and availability of the YubiKey FIPS Series, a product line that meets cryptographic security requirements of the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140-2. FIPS 140-2 is a US government computer security standard, published by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), that covers the use of cryptographic functionality such as encryption, authentication, and digital signatures. FIPS 140-2 certification is essential for many branches of the US government and federal contractors, … More

Ping Identity enables the modernization of legacy IAM systems

Ping Identity announced a new product and features designed to simplify the transition to its identity and access management (IAM) solution. It’s a common complaint among organizations that many legacy IAM offerings are unable to support the modern applications, APIs and single-page applications that are needed to run an enterprise more efficiently. Legacy IAMs lack integration with third party systems that provide threat intelligence and entitlement data, which limits assurance that an allowed user and … More

Kantara welcomes IDESG to enhance protection of online identities

Kantara Initiative and the Identity Ecosystem Steering Group (IDESG) jointly announced that Kantara will take on the work artifacts, current workstreams, committees and membership of the IDESG. This amalgamation will create the world’s national – global consolidation of its kind in the digital identity industry. The mission of the expanded Kantara Initiative continues to be focused on improving use of identity and personal data through innovation, standardization and good practice. “Welcoming IDESG to Kantara is … More

3M draws attention to physical privacy issues

3M is working with UK businesses to raise awareness of ‘physical privacy’, following the introduction of the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on 25 May 2018, which requires organisations worldwide to rethink how they access, use and maintain personal data. 3M is highlighting the need for physical safeguards against data privacy threats, including making sure that screens and printed documents are not easily viewable or accessible by unauthorised people. Says Peter Barker, EMEA … More

Kalray unveils its Kalray Target Controller and Kalray Neural Network

Kalray announced Kalray Target Controller (KTC80) with inline mirroring to offload the network while securing the data and the Kalray Neural Network (KaNN) performing live object recognition using artificial intelligence. The KTC (Kalray Target Controller) solution has been certified earlier this year by the NVM Express organization through the University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL), an independent testing provider of standard conformance solutions and multi-vendor interoperability. This certification is the first of its kind … More

Secure Thingz and Data I/O collaborate to deliver IoT provisioning platform

Secure Thingz and Data I/O Corporation announced their collaboration to deliver a secure provisioning solution for the new SAM L11 MCU family from Microchip Technology. This solution gives Microchip a secure and scalable platform to enable the rapid growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) market and its need for security. According to ABI Research, by 2022, an estimated 70% of the world’s 57 billion connected devices will be targeted for the IoT. Microchip, Secure … More

XebiaLabs provides DevOps framework for the cloud

XebiaLabs announced a DevOps framework that provides a pathway to the cloud for companies who are moving applications to cloud-based resources on a large scale. The framework connects enterprise DevOps practices with common cloud management functionality and provides an essential foundation as enterprises accelerate their transformations to cloud-based applications. Cloud Does Not Equal DevOps Easy access to public cloud technologies creates a common misconception: moving to the cloud will not only provide more flexible and … More

Janga Aliminati joins Layered Insight as head of platform engineering

Layered Insight announced that Janga Aliminati, former Chief Architect of Cloud for Visa and Oracle, has joined Layered Insight as Head of Platform Engineering. “Security is one of the biggest challenges for adopting and deploying containers in production,” says Sachin Aggarwal, CEO of Layered Insight. “By embedding security within the existing DevOps process, we are removing the friction of security and accelerating the adoption of containers. With the addition of Janga, we will expand our … More

Quadient announces Quadient Inspire R12, integrates seamlessly with all IT systems

Quadient announced Quadient Inspire R12, which includes the Digital Advantage Suite. The updated version of Quadient Inspire is designed to give customers and partners control over the systems and processes used to drive communications across all channels with digital experiences. With Inspire R12, users design omni-channel communications in days rather than months with a platform. The solution makes it possible to change designs and test for all channels in minutes, with integrated tracking and approval … More

CyberArk launches CyberArk Privilege Cloud

CyberArk announced the availability of CyberArk Privilege Cloud, privileged access security as a service offering. According to the Center for Internet Security, controlling use of administrative privileges is one of the top five basic CIS Controls, supporting privileged access security as a priority for protecting organizations and data from insider threats and external attacks. For organizations that have not yet adopted a privileged access security solution or those with more limited IT resources and security … More