DataVisor integration with Azure AI enables real-time fraud detection

DataVisor, a leading fraud detection company, announced that it has integrated its artificial intelligence platform with Microsoft Azure AI, enabling users to have reliable, real-time fraud detection across billions of cloud accounts. The integration with Azure AI builds on DataVisor’s 2017 participation in Microsoft’s Startup Accelerator Program. In the interim, DataVisor has been working to port the application into Azure and expand availability for enterprise users globally and has achieved Microsoft Co-Sell status. For organizations … More

Cloudflare raises $150M and strengthens its board of directors

Cloudflare, the leading Internet performance and security company, announced that it raised $150 million in its latest round of funding, led by Franklin Templeton. The company is also announcing two appointments to its board of directors, Stan Meresman, former CFO of Silicon Graphics, and Maria Eitel, founder and co-chair of the Nike Foundation. Cloudflare last raised funding in 2014, closing a round of $110 million. To date, Cloudflare has raised more than $330 million from … More

Deque Systems and Microsoft add Windows platform support to the axe accessibility rules engine

Deque Systems, a leading accessibility software company specializing in digital equality, announced at CSUN 2019 that it is working with Microsoft to add Windows platform support to the axe accessibility rules engine. Axe has the world’s most widely deployed Web accessibility rules engine, currently deployed to 25 million devices. Microsoft’s new and significant Windows contributions to axe extend this widely adopted de facto Web accessibility ruleset standard. Now developers across Web, Windows, Android and iOS … More

Ocean Protocol launches new platform for borderless data sharing

A new technology that could kickstart a global and borderless data economy is revealed at the Token2049 conference. Ocean Protocol, the blockchain-enabled data sharing substrate that connects industries, startups, governments, and data & AI experts is ready to launch its phase one network end of this month. “With Ocean Protocol, people with data can be connected with people who need data. This is the start of a new data economy and Ocean is the means … More

F5 acquires NGINX, enableing multi-cloud application services across all environments

F5 Networks and NGINX announced a definitive agreement under which F5 will acquire all issued and outstanding shares of privately held NGINX for a total enterprise value of approximately $670 million, subject to certain adjustments. “F5’s acquisition of NGINX strengthens our growth trajectory by accelerating our software and multi-cloud transformation,” said François Locoh-Donou, President & CEO of F5. “By bringing F5’s world-class application security and rich application services portfolio for improving performance, availability, and management … More

Optiv Security announces new enterprise Risk Transformation Service

Most organizations conduct annual risk assessments, identify gaps, and receive recommendations for how to remediate those gaps. But many lack the resources to follow through on planning and operationalization. Based on strategies developed or assessments performed, many organizations know what to do but often not how to do it. Optiv Security, the world’s leading security solutions integrator, announced its new Risk Transformation Service, an end-to-end solution that includes strategy execution. Designed to enable clients around … More

Crowdfense launches $15M 0-day 2019 global Acquisition Program

Crowdfense announces the launch of a $15M global Acquisition Program dedicated to the purchase and further refinement of zero-day vulnerabilities for the most popular software platforms, including Windows, MacOS, iOS and Android. The company, which launched in 2017, was designed by a global team of seasoned cyber security experts, researchers and lawyers to work on the biggest active cyber-defense challenges of our times and to spearhead the adoption of higher levels of professionalism, sustainability and … More

Zimperium provides next generation mobile threat defense

Zimperium announced an extended partnership with Samsung to provide advanced protection against sophisticated mobile attacks via the unmatched combination of Zimperium’s leading machine learning-based threat detection and Samsung Knox’s hardware-level remediation capabilities. Samsung Knox is defense-grade mobile security built into Samsung devices. Knox provides strong protection of enterprise data by building a hardware-based trusted environment. A trusted environment ensures that enterprise-critical operations, such as decryption of enterprise data, can only occur when core system components … More

Adaptiva automates remediation of endpoint compliance, security issues

Adaptiva, a global provider of endpoint management and security solutions for enterprise customers, launched a new endpoint compliance and vulnerability management product, Evolve VM. Evolve VM harnesses Adaptiva’s industry-leading peer-to-peer technology to automatically detect and remediate thousands of vulnerabilities on a massive scale and at the fastest speeds possible. The company unveiled Evolve VM at RSA Conference 2019. Evolve VM leverages Adaptiva’s industry-leading, intelligent peer-to-peer platform to automatically check for thousands of compliance issues and … More

SentinelOne turns every protected endpoint into a network detection device

SentinelOne unveiled SentinelOne Ranger – turning every protected endpoint into a network detection device capable of identifying and controlling every IoT and connected device on a network. Converging EPP and EDR into a proprietary single agent architecture, SentinelOne is the first and only cybersecurity vendor to expand into the IoT space with the same single codebase and deployment model. SentinelOne will be demonstrating this groundbreaking innovation at RSA Conference at booth #1527 South. “IoT discovery … More