Topic: cybersecurity

Tenable announces new exposure management platform

Tenable today announced the release of Tenable One, an Exposure Management Platform to unify discovery and visibility into all assets to assess their exposures and vulnerabilities across an entire attack surface.  The platform brings the organization’s entire attack surface (both on-premises and cloud-based) into a single view. It aggregates vulnerability data across the IT infrastructure, … continue reading

SentinelOne announces partnership with Armis

The autonomous cybersecurity platform SentinelOne announced a new integration with Armis, a unified asset intelligence platform. The collaboration will help protect organizations by providing unified and unparalleled visibility across endpoints, cloud, mobile, IoT, OT devices, and more. “With every piece of new technology, the challenge of IT orchestration grows, particularly from a security perspective,” said … continue reading

Qualys adds EASM capabilities to its platform

Qualys announced that it is adding External Attack Surface Management (EASM) capabilities to the Qualys cloud platform to enable security and IT teams to automatically assess their risk posture.  Many factors such as digital transformation, the increased adoption of cloud and IoT, a growing remote workforce and talent shortage have led to a rise in … continue reading

CSA releases guidelines for reducing security risk in healthcare

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) issued best practices for healthcare organizations to mitigate supply chain cyber risks in the Healthcare Supply Chain Cybersecurity Risk Management paper.  “The move to the cloud and edge computing has expanded HDOs’ electronic perimeters, not only making it harder for them to secure their infrastructure but also making them more … continue reading

Kyndryl expands partnership with Dell to address cyber attack threats

IT infrastructure provider Kyndryl announced an expansion of its global alliance with Dell Technologies that focuses on helping customers use data optimization, infrastructure management services, and a cyber resilience solution to protect their critical business assets. Kyndryl provides Cyber Incident Recovery with Dell Technologies to accelerate cyber resilience for customers using Dell’s high-performance storage, servers, … continue reading

Report: Small businesses receive 350% more social engineering attacks than enterprises, mostly from Microsoft impersonators

An average employee of a small business with less than 100 employees will receive 350% more social engineering attacks than an employee of a larger enterprise. The most commonly impersonated brand is Microsoft, used by cybercriminals in 57% of phishing attacks – the most prevalent social engineering attack of 2021.  These findings are from the … continue reading

No one is cyber-secure in a cyberwar

The potential for cyberattacks has placed many organizations beyond Ukraine on high alert for any threats, and has left them wondering what they can do to bolster their security posture.  “Unlike traditional warfare, which generally only has impacts in and around a specific conflict zone, cyberattacks can have far-reaching impacts beyond the initial target that … continue reading

Cloudflare, CrowdStrike, and Ping Identity launch Critical Infrastructure Defense Project

Cloudflare, CrowdStrike, and Ping Identity partnered up to strengthen U.S. cybersecurity in light of increased cyber threats. The new Critical Infrastructure Defense Project will provide free cybersecurity services to vulnerable industries. Eligible organizations will have access to the full suite of Cloudflare Zero Trust solutions, endpoint protection, and intelligence services from CrowdStrike.  The project will … continue reading

IBM adds enhanced data protection to FlashSystem

IBM announced that it is bringing advanced data protection capabilities to the IBM FlashSystem family of all flash arrays to help companies plan for and recover quickly from ransomware and cyberattacks.  IBM Safeguarded Copy, which automatically creates data copies in “immutable snapshots,” will now be integrated into the IBM FlashSystem family. In the event of … continue reading

Bugcrowd report reveals 65% increase in discovery of high-risk vulnerabilities this year

Crowdsourced security has seen a boom this year as Bugcrowd saw a 50% increase in submissions on its platform in the last 12 months, according to its latest Priority One report.  Bugcrowd provides a platform for ethical hackers around the world to help organizations maximize their security.  The study revealed a 65% increase from the … continue reading

Report: Most SOCs are using AI and machine learning tools to detect advanced threats

The 2020 State of Security Operations report found that SecOps teams are more often turning to next-generation automation tools to address gaps in security with 93% of respondents saying that they employ AI and ML technologies with the leading goal of improving advanced threat detection. The report was conducted by Micro Focus and CyberEdge Group, … continue reading

Palo Alto Networks to acquire cloud-delivered SD-WAN provider CloudGenix

Global cybersecurity leader Palo Alto Networks has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire CloudGenix for approximately $420 million. CloudGenix’s portfolio includes an autonomous SD-WAN solution, app performance services, cloud and SaaS adoption services, and network and application visibility.  “CloudGenix’s vision has been to revolutionize branch offices through cloud-delivered Autonomous WANs. With CloudGenix, enterprises gain … continue reading

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