LookingGlass Cyber Solutions software platform manages third party cyber risks

LookingGlass Cyber Solutions released its Third Party Risk Monitoring offering. Built on the ScoutPrime platform, the LookingGlass subscription service offering leverages the threat data along with a team of expert security and intelligence analysts to mitigate risks, provide visibility into potential vendor exposure, and reduce time to action with negligible false positives. Beyond the digitized walls of every company is a world of vendors, suppliers, providers, and subsidiaries, all connected to a company’s network or … More

Avi Networks launches SaaS solution for multi-cloud load balancing and application services

Avi Networks launched Avi SaaS, the SaaS solution for multi-cloud load balancing. Avi SaaS provides cloud-managed software to deliver application services including load balancing, web application firewall (WAF), global server load balancing (GSLB), and service mesh for containers across a multi-cloud environment. The solution overcomes the limitations of appliance-based ADCs, which are not designed for the public cloud. Avi SaaS combines the deployment of cloud-provider solutions and enterprise-grade features without being constrained to a single … More

Female leaders recognized for contributions to biometrics and security

Five distinguished leaders in the biometric identity and security industry have been selected as the 2018 winners of the Women in Biometrics Awards, co-founded by the Security Industry Association (SIA) and SecureIDNews and co-presented with sponsors FindBiometrics, IDEMIA and SIA’s Women in Security Forum. “Biometric identity solutions and services are crucial to the security industry and to other industries like banking and health care,” said Don Erickson, SIA’s CEO. “These 2018 honorees have helped advance … More

ZeroStack delivers inter-cloud VPN-as-a-service

ZeroStack unveiled that administrators of its cloud platform can set up secure tunnels between users or networks at disparate sites, bringing a new layer of collaboration while maintaining security in multi-site cloud users. While ZeroStack has long supported virtual firewalling or networking between tenants, the ZeroStack cloud’s security capabilities have now been expanded so a cloud administrator can enable VPN configurations for one or more tenants or Business Units (BU). The BU administrators in turn … More

Learning Tree expands end-to-end cybersecurity certification training solutions

Learning Tree expanded end-to-end cybersecurity certification training solutions to help organizations invest in a people-first cybersecurity culture. These defined learning paths feature licensed partner content, hands-on labs, practice exams and exam vouchers, are available as blended learning and unlimited access bundles, and include after-course instructor coaching to support learners to gain practical on-the-job skills. “So far this year, U.S. employers alone have posted more than 103,000 job openings for cybersecurity engineers and analysts, a 30-percent … More

Verint and Thales join forces to deliver cyber threat intelligence approach

Verint Systems and Thales formed a partnership to create a Cyber Security Threat Intelligence approach for governments, enterprises, and critical infrastructures in Europe. The partnership enriches the expertise and threat knowledge of both companies, delivering a cyber threat intelligence analysis for the international ecosystem. Verint and Thales’ monitoring of security incidents, and analysis of Dark Web sources and cyber adversaries, show that the volume of cyber-attacks is growing, and despite investments in attack prevention and … More

IBM to acquire Red Hat for $34 billion

IBM and Red Hat announced have reached a definitive agreement under which IBM will acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Red Hat for $190.00 per share in cash, representing a total enterprise value of approximately $34 billion. “The acquisition of Red Hat is a game-changer. It changes everything about the cloud market,” said Ginni Rometty, IBM Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. “IBM will become the world’s #1 hybrid cloud provider, … More

A10 Networks delivers automation, analytics and multi-cloud management advancements to its ADCs

A10 Networks launched advancements to its Thunder Application Delivery Controllers (ADCs) with Harmony Controller support for centralized, multi-cloud management, per-app analytics and DevOps tool integration. Numerous new enhancements also enable integration with Kubernetes, enhanced Ansible Playbooks and simplified ADC policy configuration with expanded Application Centric Template (ACT) support. Organizations are striving to become more agile as the role of IT and software becomes paramount. Fast roll-out, control and optimization of applications drive revenue, competitive advantage … More

FaceShield launches to protect your digital facial data and privacy online

Each time you upload a photo of yourself online, your personal data – including age, ethnicity, gender and more – is subject to exploitation by third-party companies without your consent. FaceShield launches to protect your online identity and privacy to reduce the chance of online facial detection. The free solution is as simple as uploading your image into FaceShield’s platform, which applies a filter of your choice to break face detectors. When the photo is … More

SyncDog’s partners with Quick Heal Technologies

SyncDog unveiled that Quick Heal Technologies has embedded SyncDog’s Secure.Systems workspace into their Mobile Device Management (MDM) solution to expand their offering and capture the growing Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) market. This partnership combines SyncDog’s containerized mobile application with Quick Heal’s MDM services to create the MobiSMART platform, which will provide customers with control over their mobile workforce, removing the need to choose between security or productivity. According to a study released by IWG, … More