Kali Linux 2019.4 includes new undercover mode for pentesters doing work in public places

Offensive Security, maintainers of the popular Kali Linux open source project, released Kali Linux 2019.4, the latest iteration of the Kali Linux penetration testing platform. The new release includes several new features, including a new default desktop environment, a new theme and a new undercover mode for pentesters doing assessment work in public places. Move from Gnome to Xfce The most noteworthy aspect of the 2019.4 release is Kali’s move from the Gnome environment to … More

Intertek Cyber Assured: A cybersecurity product testing and certification program

Intertek, a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, announces the launch of Cyber Assured, the first cybersecurity product testing and certification program, delivering a comprehensive certification solution for manufacturers and brands for their connected consumer products. In today’s connected world, more products than ever, from home appliances to wearable consumer devices, are communicating with each other using technologies such as Wi-fi, Bluetooth, or cellular IoT. The growth in the Internet of Things (IoT) … More

Code42 cuts the time it takes to detect and respond to insider risk tied to departing employees

Code42, the leader in insider risk detection and response, announced it has advanced its data security solution with the first in a series of new capabilities designed to help companies defend against the rising tide of insider threats. Focused on departing employees, these enhancements give security teams the ability to quickly detect and pinpoint high risk file activity before and after employees resign. With Code42, security teams can see when employees move product roadmaps, customer … More

The Hartford expands its IoT Innovation Lab and capabilities

The Hartford is expanding its Internet of Things (IoT) Innovation Lab and capabilities, bringing together the latest network-connected technology with the company’s expertise, data and risk management to improve workplace safety and help prevent or reduce property damage for its customers. “Connected devices represent an opportunity for insurers to help their customers proactively prevent claims and also develop unique, real-time insights into risk,” said John Wilcox, head of Strategy and Ventures at The Hartford. “The … More

Ping Identity extends its board of directors

Ping Identity, a pioneer in Intelligent Identity solutions, highlights the appointments of Yancey Spruill and Lisa Hook to its board of directors prior to its recent initial public offering. Yancey Spruill is an experienced executive in the technology sector, and currently serves as the chief executive officer of DigitalOcean, a privately-held cloud computing company. Prior to DigitalOcean, he also served as the chief financial officer and chief operating officer at SendGrid a cloud-based email communications … More

Matthew Cohen joins CyberArk as Chief Revenue Officer

CyberArk, the global leader in privileged access management, announced that Matthew Cohen will join CyberArk’s executive management team as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO), effective December 2, 2019. In this role, Matt will drive the Company’s worldwide sales strategy including leading the global sales organization, delivering high levels of customer value, driving sustainable growth and helping scale the organization. “We are thrilled to have Matt join CyberArk,” stated Udi Mokady, CyberArk Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. … More

nsKnox and KPMG offer fraud prevention technology, delivered as a holistic managed service

nsKnox, a leading cyber security provider of corporate payment protection technology, announced an international strategic partnership with KPMG, a leading global consulting firm. KPMG Israel will be the global distributor and service provider of the joint offering, KPMG Secure Payments. Powered by nsKnox, the KPMG-designed Secure Payments combines KPMG’s know-how and better practices in finance, compliance, controls, and cyber security consulting with nsKnox’s unique technology to detect and prevent payment fraud in real time. KPMG … More

Maureen Perrelli joins Secureworks as new Chief Channel Officer

Secureworks, a leading global cybersecurity company that protects organizations in a digitally connected world, announced the appointment of Maureen Perrelli as its new Chief Channel Officer, effective Nov. 18, 2019. Perrelli will lead the company’s global channel engagement strategy, building on Secureworks’ recent success in partnering with top technology providers to bring its cloud-native software to market. Perrelli joins Secureworks from NCR Corporation where she held the position of Vice President of Global Channel Sales. … More

Xiologix appoints Brian Page as CTO

Xiologix is excited to announce that Brian Page has joined the team as the new Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Brian’s hire represents Xiologix’ commitment to offering a full portfolio of IT solutions founded on security-focused architecture and scalability. “Brian has a proven track record for building modern IT services and solutions,” said Greg Still, Xiologix’ CEO. “His passion for security-based infrastructure will be invaluable as our threat landscape evolves and broadens and will allow Xiologix … More

Accenture’s new offering helps financial institutions combat financial crime and comply with regulations

Accenture has introduced a compliance-as-a-service offering to help financial institutions, fintech and technology companies cost-effectively combat financial crime and comply with related regulations. Navigating the regulations that combat financial crime can be very expensive, and financial institutions have incurred hundreds of millions of dollars in penalties for failing to prevent parties from disguising illegally obtained funds as legitimate income. It is estimated that financial services firms globally will spend 4% of total revenues, on average, … More

InterVision Managed SD-WAN: Allowing businesses to react quickly and stay connected

InterVision, a leading IT strategic service provider, announced the introduction of their Managed SD-WAN offering. This new solution delivers comprehensive, robust and secure managed SD-WAN solution based on best-in-class technologies for networking and application layer management. InterVision’s software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) solutions offer a virtual architecture that allows enterprise businesses to leverage any combination of transport services including MPLS, LTE and broadband internet services to securely connect applications and users. InterVision’s Managed SD-WAN offers … More

Stellar Cyber launches new Threat-Hunting App Library to boost analyst productivity

Security provider Stellar Cyber, with the first Open-XDR security platform, announced its new Threat-Hunting App Library, which eliminates an analyst’s need to use custom queries in order to search for cyber threats or create custom widgets and dashboards to make sense of the data under investigation. The library, a collection of threat-hunting apps and their automated execution in the company’s Starlight platform, enable less-skilled security analysts to automatically hunt for threats at endpoints, in the … More