CloudKnox Security raises $12M to accelerate customer growth and innovation

CloudKnox Security, a leader in identity authorization for hybrid and multi-cloud environments, announced that it closed $12M in a new round of funding. Led by Sorenson Ventures with participation from early investors, including ClearSky Security, Dell Technologies Capital and Foundation Capital, the round brings CloudKnox’s total funding to $22.75M. The investment will be used to further accelerate the company’s product and go-to-market plans. CloudKnox also announced several key additions to the company’s board and executive … More

White Ops appoints Dr. Russell Handorf to Principal Threat Intelligence Hacker

White Ops, the global leader in bot mitigation, verifying the humanity of more than 1 trillion digital interactions per week, announced the appointment of Dr. Russell Handorf, former Computer Scientist with the FBI, to Principal Threat Intelligence Hacker. In his new role, Dr. Handorf will lead investigations and operations into dark corners of the open, deep, and dark net to uncover and detail the workings of cybercriminals in an effort to protect White Ops customers—and … More

BigID launches Discovery-In-Depth technology to provide orgs with visibility into PI and sensitive data

BigID, the leader in personal data privacy and protection, announced their Discovery-In-Depth technology to provide organizations with unprecedented visibility and insight into personal and crown jewel data. The new technology builds on BigID’s patented Correlation technology for finding any Personal Information (PI) and sensitive data, across any data store or pipeline, and correlating it back to a person so as to address critical CCPA and GDPR use cases like personal data rights. It introduces three … More

Ixia adds new ML features in the Hawkeye active network monitoring platform

Keysight Technologies, a leading technology company that helps enterprises, service providers and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, announced the addition of new machine learning (ML) features in the Hawkeye active network monitoring platform from Ixia, a Keysight business. The addition of machine learning enables Hawkeye to help enterprises shorten outages and improve network uptime by quickly detecting, identifying and resolving network anomalies. As the volume and velocity of raw network and … More

HiveIO updates Hive Fabric with added data protection, backup to the cloud, and app insights

HiveIO announced version 8.0 of Hive Fabric, an intelligent virtualization solution that provides high-performing, scalable technology that removes complexity in the data center and delivers a seamless IT experience. The new version provides protection for virtual machines (VMs) and user data with its Disaster Recovery (DR) capability by seamlessly integrating with cloud storage. Hive Fabric 8.0 also incorporates advanced business intelligence (BI) tools into Hive Sense – a capability that proactively notifies HiveIO of an … More

Bank-Verlag signs up for 3-D Secure authentication solution from Entersekt and Netcetera

Entersekt described the latest implementations of its authentication technology in Europe’s DACH region. The fintech firm announced that Netcetera, a payments technology specialist and long-standing regional partner, has implemented the system for Bank-Verlag, which builds and operates secure digital services on behalf of Germany’s banks, among other things. Two major Austrian card issuers are also deploying the technology. Entersekt’s authentication solution allows consumers to approve their e-commerce payments with one touch of their banks’ mobile … More

Mastercard and The Rockefeller Foundation unveil new platform for data science partnerships

The Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth and The Rockefeller Foundation announced as a platform for partnerships that will continue to build the field of data science for social impact. This is the next chapter of a $50 million commitment Mastercard and the Rockefeller Foundation made last year to launch a transformational model for philanthropy. As part of the announcement, launched a new $10 million impact challenge to crowdsource scalable and sustainable data science … More

Syniverse and AiRXOS to provide a communications infrastructure that manages drones

Technology innovators Syniverse and AiRXOS, a wholly owned subsidiary of GE Aviation, announced they are working together to protect the skies by providing a communications infrastructure that manages drones and other unmanned aerial vehicles operating at low altitudes. The collaboration offers network security for the drone’s Unmanned Traffic Management system so that critical data, notifications, photos and HD video are transmitted over a secure network with protection from cyberattacks. From matters of national defense video … More

DISA awards Intelligent Waves with the global satellite communications contract

Intelligent Waves, an end-to-end information technology government solutions provider, announced that it was awarded a competitive, single award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract with the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA). The contract called Enhanced Mobile Satellite Services (EMSS) Global Logistical Services Management Contract (ELOG) has a lifecycle value of $48 million and a 1-year base with 4-year options. EMSS provides deployed warfighters and partnering agencies with global communication services through a dedicated, EMSS-controlled satellite gateway that leverages … More

STACK INFRASTRUCTURE and Peterson Companies to develop a data center campus in Manassas, VA

STACK INFRASTRUCTURE, the data center company built from the ground up to address the technology infrastructure needs of rapidly scaling enterprises and hyperscale businesses, and Peterson Companies, one of the largest privately-owned real estate development companies in the DC region, announced plans to develop a data center campus in Manassas, Virginia. The 125-acre, multi-phase development will eventually offer more than 250 MW of critical load for flexible build-to-suit facilities to serve large data center users … More

Moody’s acquires RDC to expand its range of data solutions

RDC, the global leader in risk intelligence compliance screening, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Moody’s Corporation. The RDC acquisition positions Moody’s Analytics’ Bureau van Dijk (BvD), a leading provider of business intelligence and company data, to expand its range of data solutions, creating a global leader in anti-money laundering (AML) and know your customer (KYC) data and due diligence services. It will deepen Moody’s experience and expertise as … More

Kristen Robinson joins Splunk as Chief People Officer

Splunk, provider of the Data-to-Everything Platform, announced it has appointed Kristen Robinson as the company’s first Chief People Officer. Robinson, who will play a critical role in accelerating Splunk’s continued transformation journey, has more than 25 years of experience pioneering people strategies at high growth companies and building diverse and inclusive organizations. Robinson will report to Doug Merritt, President and CEO, Splunk. Her start date is January 23, 2020. “What sets Kristen apart is her … More