HYPR partners with ForgeRock to make 1+ billion identities passwordless

HYPR, the leading provider of True Passwordless Security, announced it has partnered with ForgeRock to ease the path toward making 1+ billion digital identities secure by eliminating the use of passwords and shared secrets. HYPR is the leading True Passwordless Security solution designed for cross-cloud, cross-platform, in-app deployment across the Global 2000. ForgeRock is the digital identity management company transforming the way organizations interact securely with customers, employees, devices, and things. As a function of … More

Mastercard acquires Transfast to expand payment network

Mastercard announced the completion of the acquisition of Transfast, a global payments company with significant cross-border network reach. Mastercard originally declared the intent to buy Transfast on March 8, 2019. The acquisition builds on Mastercard’s strength in payments and drives improved transparency and certainty in cross-border transactions, enabling people and businesses to send and receive money beyond borders with greater speed and ease. Transfast will enable Mastercard to continue servicing the growing needs of consumers … More

Microsoft and ServiceNow to help customers accelerate their digital transformation

Microsoft and ServiceNow announced a broader strategic partnership intended to significantly enhance the integration and optimization of the companies’ products, platform and cloud capabilities. Through this expanded partnership, the companies will enable enterprise customers in certain highly regulated industries, as well as government customers, to accelerate their digital transformation and drive new levels of insights and innovation. And, for the first time, ServiceNow will house its full SaaS experience on Azure in addition to its … More

YL Ventures closes fourth fund with $120M of committed capital

YL Ventures, the Silicon Valley venture capital firm specializing in seed-stage investing in Israeli cybersecurity startups, today announced it has closed its fourth fund with $120 million of committed capital. YLV IV was significantly oversubscribed, and closed with a combination of current YLV investors and select new ones. Fund IV brings the total capital under YLV management to $260 million. The YLV IV strategy will be consistent with that of previous funds, aiming to build … More

Verimatrix’s new service provides simplicity and speed to the protection phase of app development

Verimatrix, a global provider of security and analytics solutions that protect devices, services and applications, announced the launch of ProtectMyApp, a groundbreaking new service designed to bring cost-effective mobile application security to developers — providing an unmatched level of simplicity and speed to the protection phase of app development. With rampant reverse engineering and tampering activities that can lead to potentially devastating vulnerabilities, financial losses and data theft, today’s mobile application developers seek an answer … More

CyberSaint launches new features within the CyberStrong integrated risk management platform

CyberSaint Security, the developer of the industry’s leading platform for automated, intelligent risk and compliance, announced the general availability of new features within the CyberStrong integrated risk management platform, enabling customers to leverage Governance Dashboards that clearly illustrate their enterprise-wide cybersecurity posture in business terms. CEOs and Boards of Directors increasingly rely on cybersecurity compliance and risk analysis to make better business decisions, and confidence from business-side leadership is necessary for security program success as … More

Aspect Via Platform now supports Microsoft Azure

Aspect Software announced support of Microsoft Azure for its flagship Aspect Via Platform, a cloud solution for Contact Center Workforce Management. This evolution of the Aspect Via Platform, initially delivered as a Contact Center as a Service (CCaaS) in Amazon Web Services, is designed to offer new deployment options for Aspect customers who require a choice in Cloud Services. “Our customers represent the largest companies in the world, including the leading financial services, transportation, retailers … More

Sensemetrics’ Alliance to deliver IIoT solutions to industrial clients

Following the launch of its Alliance Member Program, sensemetrics, the Industrial IoT (IIoT) company transforming sensor data into real-time business intelligence to enable productivity and safety solutions, announces new members: SoilVision, Leica Geosystems, GKM Consultants, DHI, i-IoT Solutions, beadedstream, Tata22, Clonsa Ingenieria, Wireless Sensor Solutions and GEOKON. A worldwide network, sensemetrics’ Alliance is committed to delivering the most comprehensive and feature-rich IIoT solutions to industrial clients and their challenging work environments. “It is a privilege … More

Voith and SMS digital offer platform services for their IIoT solutions

Voith and SMS digital, the digital subsidiary of SMS group, announce plans to bundle competencies in platform development. The aim of the cooperation is to offer platform services for their industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions. The two companies are joining forces to digitalize business with smart applications and efficiently share development resources and competencies. The joint platform provides both companies the opportunity to use new applications across different industries in the other’s worldwide core … More

NTT Security acquires WhiteHat Security, addressing modern enterprise security needs

NTT Security, the specialized security division and center of excellence in security for NTT, announced that it has completed the acquisition of WhiteHat Security, a leading application security provider committed to securing applications that run enterprises’ businesses. The acquisition will strengthen NTT Security’s ability to address modern enterprise security needs that range from IT infrastructure to critical business applications, covering the full lifecycle of digital transformation. As part of the completed transaction, WhiteHat Security will … More

IKOULA launches new automated and scalable cloud backup solution

In the digital age and in the face of the resurgence of cyberattacks, the safeguarding of data becomes an absolute necessity. The scale of attacks spares no business and government, as evidenced the ransomware attack experienced by the city of Baltimore (USA). To help organizations better protecting themselves against the loss or theft of data, IKOULA – Cloud hosting specialist – has developed IKOULA CLOUD BACKUP, by Acronis, a new simple, customizable, flexible and secure, … More

Black Hat USA 2019 Arsenal to showcase a variety of cybersecurity tools

Black Hat USA is happening in Las Vegas this August, and all attendees are invited to check out the Arsenal to network with others in the cybersecurity community and catch live demonstrations of the latest open-source security tools. To get the most out of the Arsenal check out Black Hat Day Zero, a special primer for first-time attendees and returning Black Hat veterans to get the inside scoop on what to see and do. There, … More