IT Security & Risk

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.

November 20, 2019 Digital Guardian Sees Behavior Analytics as the Future of DLP

Digital Guardian has been a data loss prevention (DLP) leader for some time, so we’d all do well to listen when it says the future of DLP will focus on data, user behavior, and conditions of use.

November 20, 2019 Barracuda Forensics and Incident Response Adds Extra Email Protection to Your Inbox

In late September, Barracuda Networks, Inc. announced the general availability of Barracuda Forensics and Incident Response. Previously available only to Barracuda Total Email Protection customers, the Forensics and Incident Response offering can now be layered with an organization’s existing gateway security solution, giving customers and service providers greater flexibility in email threat detection and response.

November 11, 2019 Collibra Announces Its Acquisition of Data Lineage Provider SQLdep

Data governance player Collibra recently announced the acquisition of SQLdep, a leading provider of automated data lineage.

October 31, 2019 Proteus Helps Enterprises Document Privacy by Design

Privacy by Design (PbD) is a General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirement, but effective implementation requires deep insight into the operation and interconnection of various data collection processes. Thus, PbD can be difficult to document and demonstrate. However, Proteus may help.

October 30, 2019 HP Acquires Bromium

HP acquired Bromium, an endpoint security start-up that uses virtualization to isolate browser-based attacks, malicious downloads and applications, and email attachments on September 19, 2019. Currently, HP licenses Bromium’s technology to power its Sure Click malware protection; however, the plan is for Bromium to become part of HP’s broader platform to secure endpoint devices.

October 24, 2019 Engineered Chaos Will Help You Test Your Mature BCP

Modern business continuity planning is complicated. Ideas from chaos engineering can help test resiliency, but only if you have a mature BCP.

September 27, 2019 Symantec Leaves the Strongest Emotional Footprint in the IAM Space With Its Symantec VIP Product

Recent data released from SoftwareReviews' Identity Access Management (IAM) Customer Experience Report reveals Symantec VIP is performing above the rest when it comes to providing good customer service.

September 17, 2019 HID Now Supports Seos-Enabled Student IDs in Apple Wallet

HID officially announced its support of Seos-enabled IDs in Apple Wallet on August 13. This enables a more convenient and secure authentication process for iPhone users using HID technology.

September 17, 2019 Spiceworks Promises Free Tools Will Continue Despite Ziff Davis B2B Acquisition

Spiceworks – which operates a community of IT professionals, marketplace, and free apps – has agreed to be acquired by Ziff Davis B2B, but says it will continue to prioritize and develop its products.

August 24, 2019 Malwarebytes Integrates With ServiceNow to Streamline the Incident Response Process

Malwarebytes’ endpoint security solutions’ cloud integration with ServiceNow simplifies the security deployment process by streamlining and documenting the entire incident response process in ServiceNow’s Security Incident Response console.

August 24, 2019 Trend Micro Partners With NINJIO, InfoSec, GoldPhish, and NextTech Security to Offer Free Training Content

Trend Micro has added training content to its free Phish Insight tool, originally a simple, cloud-based phishing platform. The new training content comes from partnerships with NINJIO, InfoSec, GoldPhish, and NextTech Security.

August 23, 2019 Prebuilt, Layered Campaign Kits Make Security Awareness and Training a Low-Effort, High-Value Initiative

Infosec now offers campaign kits through its Infosec IQ product: prebuilt campaigns consisting of layered training materials and implementation recommendations. While many vendors are willing to provide guidance on how you should build and deliver your campaign, these kits from Infosec Institute already have that guidance built in.

August 22, 2019 SentinelOne Partners With Pax8 to Offer Endpoint Security Services

Pax8 partners with SentinelOne to offer its clientele endpoint security protection capable of preventing, detecting, and responding to cyberattacks.

August 22, 2019 Puppet Rolls Out Remediate

Puppet has rolled out Remediate. This release aligns with the ongoing consolidation between IT Operations and IT Security.

August 21, 2019 Avaya Releases New Firmware to Resolve Vulnerability in VoIP Phones

Avaya’s newly released firmware addresses a vulnerability that has survived for 10 years in VoIP phone models configured with H.323 signaling.

August 21, 2019 Microsoft Defender ATP Is “Generally Available” for Macs

As of June 28, Microsoft has expanded its flagship endpoint security platform, Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP), to support Mac operating systems.

August 20, 2019 PAM vs. IAM Confusion Is Leading Organizations to Miss Out on Vital PAM Capabilities

Based on a recent survey conducted by Enterprise Management Associates (EMA), organizations are confused about what privileged access management (PAM) is and whether they are using it effectively within their organization.

August 19, 2019 Symantec Now Has Zero Trust for Cloud DLP

Symantec recently announced new features for its Integrated Cyber Defense Platform aimed at boosting DLP strategies in the cloud via zero trust technologies from Luminate, which was acquired by Symantec back in February.

August 14, 2019 Hacker Compromises Data of 106 Million Capital One Customers

A hacker has compromised 106 million Capital One customers after a data breach. But the real story might be less to do with cloud security itself and more to do with Capital One’s own security engine for cloud services.