IT Security & Risk

January 22, 2020 Ivanti Changes Direction: It Has Installed New Leadership With Experience in Enterprise Software, Mergers & Acquisitions

Clearlake Capital is shaking up Ivanti’s leadership. Expect greater focus on efficiency and acquisitions beyond ITSM and IT operations.

January 22, 2020 Ivanti Changes Direction: It Has Installed New Leadership With Experience in Enterprise Software, Mergers & Acquisitions

Clearlake Capital is shaking up Ivanti’s leadership. Expect greater focus on efficiency and acquisitions beyond ITSM and IT operations.

January 20, 2020 CipherCloud Announces Partnership With Thales to Bring Zero Trust to the Cloud

A newly announced collaboration between CipherCloud and Thales promises to enable zero trust access control for data in the cloud. This may be a compelling value proposition for companies looking for a CASB with integrated zero trust identity management.

January 15, 2020 Avatier Releases AI Chatbot to Automate Common IAM Helpdesk Requests

Avatier, an IAM vendor, has developed an innovative solution for automating mundane IAM tasks: a chatbot called Apollo. Apollo is a great example of how ANI can enable simple task automation that ultimately frees up IT staff to tackle more pressing issues.

January 15, 2020 Palo Alto Networks Acquires Cloud-Based Company Aporeto

Palo Alto Networks has acquired Aporeto, a machine-identity-based microsegmentation company, for $150 million. As Palo Alto seeks to solidify itself as a cloud-centric cybersecurity services provider, the question remains whether it can stitch these multiple acquisitions into a seamless service.

January 10, 2020 Osano Applies for Certified-B Status

Osano recently released its SaaS privacy solution aimed at simplifying compliance and vendor assessments. The product feels familiar, but Osano’s ethical commitment sets it apart from the crowd.

January 10, 2020 Osano Applies for Certified-B Status

Osano recently released its SaaS privacy solution aimed at simplifying compliance and vendor assessments. The product feels familiar, but Osano’s ethical commitment sets it apart from the crowd.

January 07, 2020 ServiceNow New York is Here

ServiceNow version New York has entered General Availability. These features should delight high-maturity IT departments but are mostly worthless for low-maturity groups.

January 07, 2020 Mimecast Announces New Threat Intel Feed for Your Security Devices at Blackhat 2019

Mimecast announces a new threat intelligence platform at Blackhat 2019, offering customers a new means to feed threat intelligence into security devices such as SIEM, SOAR, Next Generation Firewall, and Endpoint Protection with its Threat Intelligence API.

January 07, 2020 McAfee Ramps Its CASB FedRAMP Authorization Level Up to High

In the thrilling world of FedRAMP, achieving a High impact level authorization is as exhilarating as it gets. McAfee has achieved this exciting apex for its MVISION Cloud service.

January 07, 2020 Proofpoint and CrowdStrike Partner to Protect Email and Endpoints

On September 4, Proofpoint announced its partnership with CrowdStrike to offer advanced threat protection across email and endpoints.

January 07, 2020 Proofpoint and CrowdStrike Partner to Protect Email and Endpoints

On September 4, Proofpoint announced its partnership with CrowdStrike to offer advanced threat protection across email and endpoints.

December 31, 2019 Datex’s DataStealth Reduces Data Loss by Limiting Sensitive Data Acquisition

DataStealth is a difficult product to classify. It resembles DLP and privacy software but doesn’t fit neatly in either category. DataStealth focuses on data obfuscation, using a novel approach aimed at limiting sensitive-data acquisition.

December 31, 2019 Datex’s DataStealth Reduces Data Loss by Limiting Sensitive Data Acquisition

DataStealth is a difficult product to classify. It resembles DLP and privacy software but doesn’t fit neatly in either category. DataStealth focuses on data obfuscation, using a novel approach aimed at limiting sensitive-data acquisition.

December 19, 2019 Cisco Suffers Security Flaw With Zoom Interoperability

Cisco is beginning to lose patience with its Zoom interoperability after another Zoom security risk: access for the Zoom Connector for Cisco hosted on zoom.us did not require authentication, allowing external users to join a Zoom meeting without password credentials.

December 19, 2019 Cisco Suffers Security Flaw With Zoom Interoperability

Cisco is beginning to lose patience with its Zoom interoperability after another Zoom security risk: access for the Zoom Connector for Cisco hosted on zoom.us did not require authentication, allowing external users to join a Zoom meeting without password credentials.

December 18, 2019 TrustArc Acquires Nymity, Seeks to Bolster Feature Set

TrustArc has announced the acquisition of Canadian counterpart, Nymity – a more boutique-style vendor known for its very high standard of privacy research, expertise which manifests in its product offering.

December 18, 2019 TrustArc Acquires Nymity, Seeks to Bolster Feature Set

TrustArc has announced the acquisition of Canadian counterpart, Nymity – a more boutique-style vendor known for its very high standard of privacy research, expertise which manifests in its product offering.

December 18, 2019 Zecurion Offers Flexible Rules and Data Discovery Tool to Boost DLP Outcomes

Zecurion DLP offers a robust set of features, including optical-character and voice analysis (for images and recordings, respectively), but equally attention-grabbing is the level of granularity that can be applied to Zecurion’s rules configuration.

November 29, 2019 Darktrace Masters the Art of Storytelling With Cyber AI Analyst

Darktrace introduced a “Cyber AI Analyst” in September 2019 as a means of offloading incident management responsibilities from InfoSec practitioners. This new feature functions as an “extra body” to intelligently create reports of suspicious activity on the company network.

November 22, 2019 McAfee Seeks to Level Up DLP With Unified Cloud Edge

Creating an effective data loss prevention (DLP) program is a difficult task because of the myriad ways data can leave an organization. Tools help, but often not as much as we’d like. Enter McAfee Unified Cloud Edge.