Optiv Security announces key executive appointments

Optiv Security announced it has named Chad Holmes as chief services and operations officer and Nate Brady as chief financial officer, two key appointments that support the company’s global services expansion and business growth strategy. In this newly created role, Holmes is focused on further evolving Optiv’s services offerings to enable clients around the world to better address risk across the entire business continuum – from third parties, to back office, straight through to front … More

IBM unveils expansion of cloud capabilities

IBM announced expansion of its cloud capabilities with plans to launch 18 new availability zones for the IBM Cloud across North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Additionally, ExxonMobil, Bausch + Lomb and Westpac are migrating central workloads to the IBM Cloud: ExxonMobil has adopted IBM Cloud as the foundation for their Speedpass+ mobile app developed by IBM Services that is available to motorists at more than 11,000 Exxon and Mobil gas stations across the US. Bausch … More

Sysdig Announces Sysdig Secure 2.0

Sysdig introduced Sysdig Secure 2.0 for enterprises to secure containers and microservices. The latest version adds vulnerability management, more than two hundred compliance checks, and security analytics. The Sysdig Cloud-Native Intelligence Platform is the technology to offer unified security, monitoring, and forensics for containers and microservices, giving users a view of the health and risk profiles of their cloud-native applications. Development today is more rapid, dynamic, and distributed, with pressure to build and adapt to … More

A10 Networks announces the A10 Ingress Controller for Kubernetes

A10 Networks announced the A10 Ingress Controller for Kubernetes, and its integration with A10’s container-native load balancing and application delivery solution. The solution provides application teams building microservices and container-based applications with automated way to integrate enterprise-grade load-balancing with comprehensive application visibility and analytics. The A10 Ingress Controller not only operates with Ingress resources to automatically provision application delivery configuration and policies, but also ties directly into the container life cycle to automatically update application … More

Cybersecurity expert Anup Ghosh joins Accenture Security

Accenture announced the appointment of industry veteran and cybersecurity expert, Dr. Anup Ghosh, as managing director in Accenture Security. In his new role, Ghosh will bring his technology focused background and executive leadership to lead strategic technology investments that help scale Accenture Security’s growth in the managed security services business. “Accenture Security’s managed security services business has been growing rapidly because of the significant value we offer our clients in finding threats on networks before … More

ID R&D releases IDVoice biometric security solution

ID R&D released the newest version of its most advanced voice biometric security solution, IDVoice. Additionally, ID R&D is announcing that both IDVoice and its behavioral biometric security solution, IDBehave, are now available on the Samsung SDS Digital Identify Platform. IDVoice is a mobile-optimized voice biometric solution that instantly authenticates users by evaluating more than 100 unique characteristics that comprise a user’s biometric voice signature. ID R&D’s voice biometrics use a low-memory footprint, which is … More

Centrify extends Zero Trust security ecosystem

Centrify announced it is extending the Zero Trust ecosystem with new partners and a new partner program, the Centrify Zero Trust Security Network. The expanded program, debuted at SecurIT, the Zero Trust Summit for CIOs and CISOs, unifies Centrify’s extensive community of technology partners, making it possible for new and existing customers to integrate complementary technologies to extend and derive more value from their Centrify Zero Trust Security solutions. The program, previously known as the … More

Indegy partners with ForeScout to eliminate OT network blindspots

Indegy announced a technology integration partnership with ForeScout Technologies where Indegy will extend ForeScout’s network-connected device visibility into operational technology (OT) networks. The joint solution makes Indegy’s visibility, control and security for industrial control system (ICS) assets available in the ForeScout platform for comprehensive intelligence across an organization. “According to the recent joint DHS/FBI CERT Technical Alert, adversaries have compromised facilities across the US to conduct reconnaissance and develop ‘red button’ capability for future attacks,” … More

Trend Micro expands its security solution for containers

Trend Micro has announced the expansion of its security solution for containers with Deep Security Smart Check. This component provides continuous container image scanning to complement the existing Deep Security runtime container protection. To spot malware and vulnerabilities, Trend Micro built Deep Security Smart Check to scan container images before deployment. The result is that security issues often can be resolved in the development cycle as opposed to after the release of the application. “A … More

IOTech secures funding of IoT technology

IOTech announced that the company has secured $2.5 million in seed funding to accelerate the development of its products and services, enhance support for its partner ecosystem and expand its local presence. Dell Technologies Capital is an investor and Innovate UK is providing R&D funding. IOTech’s products address a full spectrum of secure hard and soft real-time edge computing needs across multiple vertical IIoT market domains. Edge computing is widely viewed as having a pivotal … More

FileCloud introduces metadata system for content discovery

FileCloud announced content discovery capabilities with metadata tagging features to empower enterprise organizations to organize and search files more fluidly. “FileCloud enables enterprises to securely organize and collaborate on information across any private, public or hybrid cloud,” said Madhan Kanagavel, CEO, FileCloud. “Metadata support is a comprehensive feature that unites critical content management capabilities with discovery to address day to day use cases in any industry.” Enterprises using traditional folder and file hierarchies struggle to … More

Hitrust releases MyCSF 2.0

HITRUST announced the next generation of its Software as a Service (SaaS) information risk management platform which has been redesigned for assessing and reporting information risk and compliance. HITRUST MyCSF 2.0 incorporates updates designed to provide an assessment and third-party review process, corrective action plan management, benchmarking and dashboards, and integration with major GRC platforms and the HITRUST Assessment XChange. HITRUST engaged its customers and HITRUST CSF Assessors to understand their requirements and leveraged its … More