Quest enhances KACE SMA to meet demands of endpoint environments

Quest Software announced the general availability of KACE Systems Management Appliance (SMA) 9.0, a multi-platform endpoint and asset management solution that helps businesses provision, manage, secure and service their growing endpoint environments. The unified endpoint management solution features improvements to workflow and infrastructure, as well as updates to Service Desk, asset management, endpoint communications and security functionalities. Quest KACE SMA makes it easier for IT administrators to manage network-attached devices — from notebooks, PCs and … More

Masergy appoints James Parker as CEO

Masergy announced that James Parker will serve as the company’s new CEO, succeeding Chris MacFarland. Chris will remain fully engaged with the company, assuming the role of Executive Chairman and Chief Technology Officer. Parker has more than two decades of leadership experience in the high-tech industry, spanning software and telecommunications in developed and emerging markets. He brings a proven track record of success with prior leadership positions at Microsoft, CenturyLink and most recently, Tata Communications. … More

Secureworks launches cybersecurity maturity model based on an organization’s inherent risk

Secureworks released the Secureworks Security Maturity Model, a methodology that organizations of all sizes can use to evaluate their level of cybersecurity maturity relative to inherent risk. Secureworks is releasing the model in response to its research which shows that more than one-third of US organizations (37%) face security risks that exceed their overall security maturity. Within that group, 10% face a deficiency when it comes to protecting themselves from the threats in their environment. … More

Arxan launches advanced protection for client-side web apps

Arxan announced the launch of Arxan for Web, the latest enhancement to its protection solution for client-side web apps. Enabling organizations to defend against server side (API) attacks and credential theft, Arxan for Web is easily deployed and provides a multi-layered defensive approach including: Passive protection – obfuscates code, making it harder for attackers to understand and analyze for reverse engineering, Active protection – in the event of code analysis, tampering or malware attacks, the … More

eSentire launches integrated MDR and SIEM platform for threat visibility and response

eSentire announced a partnership with Sumo Logic. This partnership will allow eSentire to deliver the MDR platform that offers full spectrum detection and response capabilities across distributed IT environments through its portfolio of esNETWORK, esENDPOINT, esRECON, and now esLOG+, which spans network, endpoint, cloud, mobile and modern application assets. “In today’s modern IT environment, organizations need security that goes deeper, broader, provides more precise data, and is quicker in taking action against evolving and future … More

Adaptiva debuts new Windows endpoint health checks and remediations

Adaptiva announced a number of new health checks and remediations for its automated endpoint health and security engine, Client Health. The latest health checks are designed to help enterprises improve Windows and application security compliance. This brings the total number of health checks included in Adaptiva Client Health to well over 100, with new checks solving problems in Windows security, updates, and applications. “Security issues are flooding already-overworked enterprise help desks. Client Health will proactively … More

NanoLock Security selected to Thales CYBER@Station F program

NanoLock Security announced its selection into the CYBER@Station F program by Thales. Thales chose NanoLock based on the company’s CPU-agnostic, edge and IoT device protection, embedded to cloud security and management, intellectual property and partner relationships in the U.S. and Japan. “Our mission is to help companies like NanoLock accelerate their development by providing them with business and technical expertise in their core markets,” said Patrice Caine, Chairman and CEO of Thales. “NanoLock’s technology addresses … More

WinMagic enables enterprise-class full drive encryption for Linux

WinMagic has recently delivered the enterprise-class managed full drive encryption solution for Linux. The new capability empowers the company to assist enterprises struggling with managing encryption of their Linux-based devices. Linux users rely on the platform for its flexibility and robustness to deliver an enterprise’s workloads. This includes a reliance on Linux’s built-in tools — dm-crypt, cryptsetup, and Linux Unified Key Setup (LUKS) — to encrypt their devices and manage their encryption keys. While Linux’s … More

Bomgar announces acquisition of BeyondTrust to expand PAM offerings

Bomgar announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire BeyondTrust from an affiliate of Veritas Capital. The combined company, which will be called BeyondTrust, brings together innovators with a shared mission of securing privileged access and helping customers to defend themselves from cyber-attacks while increasing productivity. Bomgar secures privileged credentials, remote access sessions, and endpoints, while empowering users to be more efficient and effective. BeyondTrust offers the PAM platform that enables organizations to scale … More

Exabeam adds updated Case Management module to behavioral analytics product

Exabeam announced the addition of case management functionality into Exabeam Advanced Analytics and Exabeam Entity Analytics, its user and entity behavior analytics (UEBA) solutions. The case management offering helps security teams organize and streamline their response efforts to boost security operation center (SOC) productivity. Exabeam Case Management is a module that provides a user interface designed for the workflows of security teams, and that adds intelligence to help analysts resolve incidents. Machine learning helps make … More

Gurucul introduces managed security analytics service

Gurucul announced Gurucul Labs, a managed security analytics service based on the Gurucul Risk Analytics (GRA) platform which provides the data science expertise many organizations lack to operationalize their investments in behavior based security analytics. Gurucul Labs combines people, processes and technology to help organizations discover threats in real-time and expedite responses to malicious insiders, unusual usage activity, compromised accounts or hosts, network intrusions, data exfiltration and more. The service provides machine learning algorithms and … More

Trustwave opens cybersecurity command center

Trustwave unveiled the Trustwave SpiderLabs Fusion Center, a cybersecurity command center that employs threat intelligence to track threat actors, detect them with their clients, and kill those threats inside an organization down to individual endpoints. Located in Chicago, the 6,000 square foot facility serves as the central hub for Trustwave’s global network of ten Advanced Security Operation Centers (ASOCs), edifices that identify, track, and collect cybersecurity threat intelligence while serving as the delivery framework for … More