EQT acquires SUSE for $2.5 billion

The EQT VIII fund has agreed to acquire SUSE from Micro Focus for an enterprise value of USD 2.535 billion. The transaction is subject to Micro Focus shareholder and customary regulatory approvals. During the ownership of Micro Focus, SUSE has operated as a semi-independent business under the leadership of Nils Brauckmann, executing on a defined growth charter. SUSE has also expanded its product portfolio, including solutions for cloud and storage as well as container and … More

ThetaRay raises over $30 million

ThetaRay announced that it has completed a fund-raising round of over $30 million. With the latest investment, the company has raised more than $60 million. Investors include Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), GE, Bank Hapoalim, OurCrowd, SVB Investments and others. ThetaRay will use the capital to expand its presence in Europe, Asia and the US, increase its workforce and operations to meet the demand for systems that fight financial crime and money laundering. ThetaRay machine learning … More

Tripwire’s IP360 vulnerability management solution features agent-based scanning

Tripwire announced that agent-based vulnerability scanning is available in the latest version of Tripwire IP360. With the addition of agent-based capabilities, Tripwire IP360 9.0 provides a view of vulnerability risks across hybrid environments, including on-premise, in the cloud and in container-based environments. Leveraging agents for vulnerability management provides visibility into areas where traditional network scanning is not practical – such as environments with intermittently connected devices, dynamic IP addresses and cloud images – and bypasses … More

Security Standing Committee to secure the future of computing

The RISC-V Foundation announced the formation of the Security Standing Committee to bring together industry to share findings, develop consensus around security practices and identify potential security improvements for RISC-V based Internet of Things (IoT) devices, embedded systems, and machine learning implementations. The Committee includes 25 RISC-V Foundation members, including Berkeley Architecture Group, Bluespec, CSIRO’s Data61, Dover, Draper, Esperanto Technologies, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, Intrinsic ID, Galois, Hex Five Security, Microsemi, Micron Technology, … More

Access Professional Edition 3.7: Personalized access control from Bosch

Bosch has released version 3.7 of its Access Professional Edition (APE) access control software. The update adds features such as assembly points for emergency situations, personalized permanent open and output signals, plus management of user access rights and data supporting companies to meet the requirements of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Assembly point for emergencies Companies can set up assembly points where employees can show their card to register as safe during … More

OneLogin and Cloudflare collaboration eliminates the need for VPNs

OneLogin and Cloudflare announced an integration and partnership to enable zero-trust authentication across SaaS and on-premise applications, eliminating the need for VPNs. OneLogin’s cloud-based Unified Access Management Platform now integrates with Cloudflare Access, providing a solution for enterprises to monitor and enable access requests inside and outside the corporate firewall. “All too often we see large enterprises with complex, hybrid environments relying on VPNs that are burdensome for IT, slow for end-users, and not guaranteed … More

Jonathan Reiber will lead Illumio’s cybersecurity strategy

Illumio announced the appointment of Jonathan Reiber as head of cybersecurity strategy. With over 15 years experience in international security policy, Reiber will lead Illumio’s public cybersecurity policy engagements and research, as well as provide market guidance to ensure Illumio continues to meet customers needs with evolving cyber policies and regulations. Reiber was most recently Senior Advisor at Technology for Global Security, a non-profit think tank and incubator dedicated to solving international security issues, and … More

Inside Secure and Andes join forces to deliver IoT solutions to chipmakers

Inside Secure and Andes Technology are announcing a partnership to bring security capabilities to chipmakers for IoT applications and cloud connectivity. This solution combines Inside Secure’s Root-of-Trust Engine with Andes Technology’s AndesCore embedded IoT platform. Inside Secure’s Root-of-Trust Engine is a silicon IP developed to protect SoC platforms and their operations so it can boot SoCs and protect key materials and assets. It is configurable and provides security functions. Andes’ 32/64-bit embedded AndesCore cores and … More

Code42 Forensic File Search offers visibility to endpoint data

Code42 announced its Code42 Forensic File Search solution helps organizations simplify compliance with the Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which went into effect May 25, 2018. By enabling security, IT and compliance teams to search file activity across all endpoints in their organization in seconds, the solution accelerates breach investigations and makes it easier to meet GDPR’s 72-hour notification requirements. “GDPR-regulated data can be found in places you might not expect,” said Vijay Ramanathan, senior … More

Venafi Enterprise Mobility Protect delivers visibility and machine identity on mobile endpoints

Venafi announced Venafi Enterprise Mobility Protect, a solution that safeguards the machine identities used on endpoints that access enterprise networks and resources. Venafi Enterprise Mobility Protect will be available on July 2, 2018 and delivers visibility and machine identity intelligence across all authorized mobile devices, including those that are owned by employees (Bring Your Own Device or BYOD). With Venafi Enterprise Mobility Protect, organizations can protect the machine identities on mobile endpoints by managing device … More

Enterprise digital transformation and IT automation with NS1’s Private DNS

NS1 unveiled Private DNS, an enterprise solution that unlocks the infrastructure performance, automation and scale advantages already used by the Internet companies. Private DNS is for organizations that are modernizing their application infrastructure and embracing everything from clouds to containers. Organizations are undergoing digital transformation, infrastructure automation and application modernization. Distributed and dynamic applications are created by DevOps teams and delivered through a diverse mix of on-premise, public and private clouds, content delivery networks (CDN) … More

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