IT Security & Risk

June 01, 2020 Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud Turns Managed Service Providers Into Managed Security Providers

More than ever, cybersecurity solutions are core to any MSPs offering. No longer should technology service providers be farming this out to dedicated security providers. Trust and peace of mind are the core tenets of what they are selling and solutions like Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud can provide the platform upon which to deliver on those promises.

May 29, 2020 PHEMI: A Data Privacy Tool for Healthcare Providers

PHEMI is a data privacy solution focused on keeping data-processing activities secure by redacting information based on the role of the accessor. Thus, allowing such data to be used for multiple use cases without compromising privacy.

May 27, 2020 Kenna Security Offers Vulnerability Management Options: Kenna.VM & Kenna.VI

Kenna Security deployed their new data driven vulnerability management program, Kenna.VM and accessory program, Kenna.VI. Released on April 28th, Kenna.VM was created with the purpose to set service-level agreements (SLAs) with risk tolerance in mind.

May 13, 2020 Workiva and CFGI to Collaborate in the SOX and GRC Space

“Connected reporting capabilities, control testing, real-time collaboration, cloud-based access, stringent security measure and permissions controls” are considered the leading factors behind CFGI offering Workiva to its clients.

May 11, 2020 StorMagic – The Magic Bullet for Key Management?

With its announcement of SvKMS, StorMagic, known for leading-edge storage solutions, has officially entered the security marketplace. SvKMS provides key management for any application that requires encryption in any location – edge, datacenter, or cloud – the proverbial magic bullet for KMS.

May 11, 2020 Rapid7 Penetration Tests Show That Businesses Are Getting Better at Network Security

We often hear that businesses are continually cyber insecure or under attack. However, recent penetration testing from Rapid7 shows that businesses are getting better at securing their networks against cyberattacks. While organizations continue to have exploitable weaknesses, attackers are having greater difficulty penetrating deeper into businesses’ networks.

April 30, 2020 IBM Zero-Day Vulnerabilities Leave Enterprises Open to Remote Execution Attacks

Four zero-day vulnerabilities were discovered in IBM’s Data Risk Manager. While the vulnerabilities are concerning, more so is IBM’s response when addressed. The company simply stated, “It’s out of scope.” – meaning it had no intention to rectify or address the issue.

April 30, 2020 Will New IoT Security Frameworks Push Compliance Obligations to the Forefront of Security Discussions?

The Internet of Things is increasingly embedded with our daily lives. While these devices make life more accessible, for every new device, a new attack vector for cyberattackers is created.

April 24, 2020 Satisfaction With Software Drops With COVID-19 Uncertainty

The impact of COVID-19, as it became a global pandemic in Q1 of 2020, has affected user sentiment toward software during a growing period of fear, uncertainty, and doubt. To analyze the impact, SoftwareReviews compared Satisfaction (willingness to recommend to a peer), ability to deliver Business Value (fair cost to value), and Likeliness to Renew prior to March 10 and post March 10.

April 23, 2020 Qualys VMDR Is Now Live: Increasing Security Threats Requires Strong Vulnerability Management Software

Qualys VMDR has hit the live market. Originally unveiled in February 2020 at Qualys Security Conference, VMDR is now publicly available as of April 16, 2020. Partnering with both large and small MSSPs, VMDR is designed to be scalable to any business enterprise and to automate the entire management cycle on all endpoints.

April 22, 2020 Hong Kong’s First Virtual Bank Selects OneSumX for Regulatory Reporting

In March 2020, ZA Bank, Hong Kong’s first virtual bank, selected the OneSumX solution from Wolters Kluwer for regulatory reporting.

April 20, 2020 RSA Updates RSA Archer and NetWitness Platforms

In a move to better respond to digital risk resulting from digital transformation and innovation priorities, RSA has updated the RSA Archer and NetWitness Platforms.

April 20, 2020 Zscaler Looks to Solidify Its Entry Into the CASB Market With the Acquisition of Cloudneeti

Zscaler has announced its intent to buy cloud security posture management (CSPM) vendor Cloudneeti. The move suggests that Zscaler is serious about entering the CASB market.

April 15, 2020 OneTrust Dips Its Toes Into the AI Pond With Launch of OneTrust Athena

OneTrust challenges the antiquated idea of data privacy and artificial intelligence (AI) as stark opponents, with the introduction of OneTrust Athena, the vendor’s AI and robotic automation-powered platform.

April 15, 2020 Okta Partners With VMware Carbon Black, CrowdStrike, and Tanium

Okta announces its new partnerships with endpoint security vendors VMware Carbon Black, CrowdStrike, and Tanium. Integrating endpoint protection management analysis with Okta Verify’s user identity risk indicators, Okta Identity Cloud consolidates the information and creates a risk profile of the individual login attempt.

April 15, 2020 ServiceNow’s Orlando Release Focuses on AI With Now Intelligence

ServiceNow’s Orlando release introduced Now Intelligence, a set of features that strengthen ServiceNow’s lead in the AI-powered IT service management (ITSM) and digital transformation space.

April 13, 2020 Making Sense of SIEM Pricing: The Top Four Options

As the SIEM market continues to grow, organizations have more options than ever to decide which SIEM is right for them. In the first of this five-part series on SIEM pricing, we investigate the different pricing options and what these mean for organizations looking to invest in a SIEM.

April 13, 2020 Collibra’s FedRAMP Authorization Means Increased Opportunity to Partner With Government Organizations on Their Strategic Data Initiatives

On the heels of its Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) authorization, Collibra, the Data Intelligence company, now counts some of the leading US government organizations, such as the US Department of the Army and the Office of the Secretary of Defense, in its customer base.

April 13, 2020 Global Vulnerability Management Market Outlook 2020-2023

Market researcher ResearchandMarkets.com has published its market outlook for vulnerability management tools.

April 07, 2020 Flexera – Patch Automation Capability Now Available in Software Vulnerability Manager

Flexera is leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) to offer patch automation capability within its Software Vulnerability Manager (SVM) product.

April 07, 2020 Apple iOS and iPadOS VPN Bypass Vulnerability

A vulnerability has been discovered in Apple iOS and iPadOS where VPN (virtual private networking) can be bypassed, thereby not securing all traffic within the secure VPN tunnel.