NEXT Biometrics to provide software customization with FingerCell algorithm

NEXT Biometrics announced it has purchased a source code license for the FingerCell algorithm from Neurotechnology. The algorithm allows developers of solutions incorporating NEXT Biometrics fingerprint sensor technology to customize their own products for performance and market. “NEXT is very pleased to offer this outstanding software solution to support our customers in developing innovative biometrics systems and devices,” said Ritu Favre, CEO, NEXT Biometrics. “The software license from Neurotechnology helps customers quickly tailor their products … More

Entrust Datacard raises the bar for zero factor authentication

Entrust Datacard announced new capabilities for the company’s Mobile Smart Credential solution — including Bluetooth functionality which provides automated login and logout support across platforms including Apple MAC, Windows and virtual desktops. With PKI credentials at its core, employee authentication can guard against cyber threats, without sacrificing the user experience — enabled by the mobile device. As more employees struggle with the burden of authentication, Entrust Datacard transforms their mobile devices into a secure digital … More

IDShield adds new service options to mitigate against identity theft and medical fraud

LegalShield announced that IDShield has unveiled two new services designed to help protect members from the risk of identity theft. IDShield now can reduce mail and phone solicitations, lowering the number of places fraudsters and identity thieves can obtain a person’s Personally Identifiable Information (PII) – also used to commit medical identity theft. Mail and phone solicitation reduction: One of the methods of obtaining a person’s PII is by going through their physical mailbox or … More

SevOne expands SD-WAN Monitoring Solution by adding support for VMware NSX SD-WAN

SevOne announced that its SevOne SD-WAN Monitoring Solution will now support VMware NSX SD-WAN by VeloCloud. Based on the SevOne Data Platform, the SD-WAN Monitoring Solution, released earlier this year, increases operational agility of Managed Services Providers (MSPs) offering network services over their networks. The SevOne solution, scheduled for release in calendar Q4, will deliver the visibility into enterprise and service provider networks with dashboards for network operations/engineering, product owners and business executives. MSPs can … More

RapidRatings launches new APIs for risk management

RapidRatings announced the release of a new application programming interface (API) suite providing financial risk analysis for clients and partners that can be integrated into existing in-house or third-party platforms. The Risk Management API allows businesses to increase productivity and risk transparency, scale credit and risk management processes, and develop custom insights and analysis capabilities. Businesses today demand high volumes of financial ratings insight and analysis scenarios to manage changing risk profiles for tens to … More

ClearSky Data announces native, cloud-based backup for VMware Cloud on AWS

ClearSky Data announced its support for VMware Cloud on AWS, which delivers a scalable service that allows organizations to migrate and extend their on-premises VMware vSphere-based environments to the AWS Cloud running on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) infrastructure. As one of the partners to provide backup with native VMware Cloud on AWS integration, ClearSky Data lets VMware Cloud on AWS customers protect all their data in the cloud exactly as they do on-premises … More

Code42’s data security platform reduces user downtime and costs for Windows 10 migrations

Code42 announced enhancements for Windows 10 Device Migration. Designed to help organizations reduce risks and costs related to data loss, user downtime and lost productivity, Code42’s data recovery solution gets files back into users’ hands by prioritizing the migration of files created recently. The new restore-priority capability maximizes the efficiency not only of Windows 10 OS migrations, but also device replacements and tech refreshes. “At a critical time when IT teams have to put other … More

Trend Micro simplifies advanced threat detection and network analysis

Trend Micro introduced advanced analytics capabilities for its network security solution, Deep Discovery. Now in addition to detecting and analyzing threats on the network, customers will be able to streamline investigation and response with automated analysis and correlation of network events, while maximizing organizations’ limited IT security resources. Organizations today are being squeezed on both sides, by a cybersecurity skills shortage and determined threat actors, driving a fear of missing new threats. They need a … More

Threat Stack announces containerized agent to enable container deployment at scale

Threat Stack announced streamlined deployment of the Threat Stack Cloud Security Platform designed to provide organizations with the ability to automate the deployment of Threat Stack’s agent as a separate container. With a new containerized version of its Cloud Security Platform agent, Threat Stack customers will be able to maintain security visibility as they continue to scale their container infrastructure without slowing down DevOps processes. With the new deployment model, Threat Stack customers can leverage … More

Samsung’s Exynos i S111 delivers efficiency and reliability for NB-IoT devices

Samsung announced its new narrowband (NB) Internet-of-Things (IoT) solution, Exynos i S111. The new NB-IoT solution offers coverage, low-power operation, location feedback and security, optimized for today’s real-time tracking applications such as safety wearables or smart meters. The solution includes a modem, processor, memory and Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) into a single chip design to enhance efficiency and flexibility for connected device manufacturers. “IoT will be able to evolve to offer new features beyond … More

Atos and Nozomi Networks team to deliver security to OT environments

Atos and Nozomi Networks announced they will work together to provide industrial enterprises real-time operational technology (OT) network visibility, data analysis and cybersecurity protection. The joint solution will help customers decrease total cost of ownership while implementing both analytics and cybersecurity within industrial networks. It improves the time to results for infrastructure analytics to help drive business value and innovation across IT and OT environments. Recent industry studies indicate the number of enterprise security breaches … More

Trend Micro’s new program helps IoT device makers tackle risk at source

Trend Micro has reconfirmed its commitment to Internet of Things (IoT) security with a new program designed to leverage its Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) to minimize vulnerabilities as smart products are developed. Trend Micro also invites device manufacturers to submit their devices to get help assessing possible vulnerabilities before deploying devices to market, which will be carried out by the company’s research teams. According to Gartner, “The use of Industrial IoT (IIoT) in facilities and … More