SentinelOne partners with Arete Advisors to provide global incident response services

SentinelOne has partnered with Arete Advisors. Through this partnership Arete will provide SentinelOne’s Endpoint Protection Platform services that help clients prepare for, and respond to, evolving cyber-attacks. “The threat landscape is constantly evolving, and businesses everywhere are waking up to the fact that regardless of their size, industry or location, they will be targeted by cyber attackers,” said Tomer Weingarten, CEO, SentinelOne. “This partnership further highlights our commitment to help our customers plan for security … More

SailPoint and Rackspace collaborate to deliver cloud-hosted identity governance

SailPoint announced a strategic agreement with Rackspace. The agreement enables organizations to host their identity governance programs in the cloud while leveraging Rackspace’s cloud expertise in helping guide businesses through each phase of their cloud transformation journey. Building on SailPoint’s delivery strategy announced earlier this year, Rackspace joins SailPoint’s cloud hosting partner program to offer a managed service provider (MSP) solution for enterprises that want to deploy SailPoint’s IdentityIQ or SecurityIQ in Amazon AWS and … More

Avnet expands relationship with Microchip

Avnet has been named a global distribution partner for Microsemi, a subsidiary of Microchip. As an extension of Avnet’s relationship with Microchip, Avnet customers now have immediate access to the complete Microsemi portfolio of semiconductor and system solutions for aerospace and defense, communications, data center and industrial markets. Microchip completed its acquisition of Microsemi earlier this year. “As our customers increasingly turn to us for secure solutions to help them bring their industrial, aerospace and … More

ThreatConnect expands its threat intelligence analysis workbench

To continue to help organizations streamline threat intelligence, operations, and incident response, ThreatConnect announces improved functionality and features to ease security operations process automation and integration. Improved features and functionality include: Updated Search: With the new Search feature, users are able to find information and intelligence faster. Results now provide clearer and more relevant information, including Observations and False Positive reports. Files and documents are also parsed and the results sorted using ThreatConnect’s proprietary ThreatAssess … More

FireEye brings machine learning to endpoint security with MalwareGuard

FireEye announced the addition of MalwareGuard to its Endpoint Security solution. MalwareGuard is designed to help detect and block cyber-threats including threats to provide customers a level of protection to stop attacks and protect customer information, sensitive data, and intellectual property. MalwareGuard is integrated into the FireEye Endpoint Security agent and is available now for current customers at no additional cost, and via a free trial for other organizations interested in upgrading their endpoint defenses. … More

SentinelOne partners with Lookout to extend endpoint protection to mobile devices

SentinelOne has partnered with Lookout to integrate mobile threat data into the SentinelOne console to protect mobile endpoints from attacks. Attackers are redirecting ransomware and malware attacks from desktops to target mobile endpoints, and organizations now require autonomous protection that detects and blocks threats from gaining a footprint on employee mobile devices. Through this integration, Lookout will feed Android and iOS threat information directly into the SentinelOne console, providing a pre-execution, on-execution, and post-execution view … More

The 24×7 Fidelis MDR service team now bolsters internal security teams

Rates of cybercrime and nation-state espionage are increasing while the cybersecurity skills gap continues to grow. To better support security teams and operations in this environment, Fidelis Cybersecurity announced the release of a new managed detection and response (MDR) service. The 24×7 Fidelis MDR service provides a team of security experts who leverage patented Fidelis technology to analyze rich network and endpoint metadata, content, behavioral and asset characteristics, as well as enterprise IoT devices to … More

CompTIA PenTest+ certification now available worldwide

CompTIA launched CompTIA PenTest+, its newest credential for cybersecurity professionals around the world. CompTIA PenTest+ provides an assessment of the knowledge and skills needed to run a penetration testing program. “As organizations become more proactive when it comes to cybersecurity, penetration testing is one of the tactics that they are employing,” said James Stanger, chief technology evangelist at CompTIA. “But for penetration testing to be effective, the tester must have a range of skills, from … More

Gemalto and Entrust Datacard extend partnership to accelerate IoT security adoption

Gemalto and Entrust Datacard announced the expansion of their partnership to include a secure framework for Internet-connected devices. This expanded collaboration and integration will allow customers to leverage Entrust Datacard ioTrust Security Solutions with Gemalto’s SafeNet Data Protection On Demand to establish and secure trusted identities across their Internet of Things (IoT) infrastructures and further enable their digital business initiatives. A recent Gemalto IoT security study found that 90 percent of consumers lack confidence in … More

Entrust Datacard makes investment in CensorNet and acquires its MFA technology solution

Entrust Datacard announced that it has made a strategic investment in CensorNet to propel Entrust Datacard toward achieving real-time threat awareness with enhanced pattern analysis for continuous authentication capabilities. Entrust Datacard has also acquired SMS Passcode, CensorNet’s adaptive multi-factor authentication technology solution. The acquisition of the SMS Passcode technology and the investment in CensorNet’s USS platform further establishes Entrust Datacard as an authentication solution provider and allows the company to expand its global footprint throughout … More

Mimecast announces acquisition of Solebit

Mimecast announced it has acquired security software developer Solebit for approximately $88M net of cash acquired. Solebit’s technology is engineered to provide an approach for the identification and isolation of zero-day malware and unknown threats in data files as well as links to external resources. Further enhancing Mimecast’s cyber resilience platform architecture, Solebit provides threat protection to help customers face today’s threat landscape with evasion-aware, signature-less technology. According to research Mimecast conducted with Vanson Bourne, … More

Threat Intelligence launches Evolve, a new cloud-based security automation platform

Threat Intelligence announced the launch of Evolve, a new cloud-based security automation platform. Evolve is the platform to deliver three pillars of security automation across a unified platform – automated penetration testing, automated security infrastructure orchestration and automated incident response. With Evolve, businesses and individuals can enhance current security skills and capabilities; streamline security operations and maximise existing security budgets, ensuring a better ROI. The security automation platform is also revolutionising the consumption of security … More