Elastic Announces New Capabilities to Accelerate Threat Hunting Workflows, Prevent Ransomware, and Eliminate Blind Spots in Elastic Security

Elastic , the company behind Elasticsearch and the Elastic Stack, recently announced new updates across the Elastic Security solution in the 7.12 release to accelerate threat hunting and investigation workflows, prevent ransomware, and eliminate blind spots. Enhanced capabilities include analyst-driven correlation, behavioral ransomware prevention, and unmatched data lookback with schema on read, searchable snapshots, and cross-cluster search. Marketing Technology News: MarTech Interview with Tobias Knutsson, CEO at…

As Ransomware Attacks Worsen, Actifio Helping Immunize Organizations From ‘The Most Likely Disaster Recovery Event in 2020’

Importance of Data Immutability Highlighted at Actifio's Virtual Data Driven 2020 Conference From the early weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic, and as the sudden rise of remote work,  ransomware attacks surged as employers struggle to seal off the vulnerabilities of a dispersed workforce and the critically important data sources they must be able to access to drive their businesses forward. Of all the approaches that attempt to protect these organizations from ransomware, the data immutability characteristics of Actifio may…

Cyclonis Backup Launched to Protect Against Ransomware & Securely Backup Files from Data Loss

Cyclonis Limited releases Cyclonis Backup, an easy-to-use and full-featured backup solution that leverages the Cloud and strong AES-256 encryption to help users protect themselves against ransomware and backup their data. Cyclonis Ltd. releases Cyclonis Backup, a backup solution designed to simplify the process of backing up and restoring information. Cyclonis Backup's intuitive interface is tailored to help both novice and expert users to seamlessly and effectively backup their important files. Backup data is encrypted…

The Revival of Ransomware: Webroot Reveals 2019’s Nastiest Threats

Webroot Finds Ransomware, Phishing and Botnets to Be Some of the Most Vicious Webroot, a Carbonite company, released its third annual Nastiest Malware list, shedding light on 2019's worst cybersecurity threats. From ransomware strains and cryptomining campaigns that delivered the most attack payloads to phishing attacks that wreaked the most havoc, it's clear that cyber threats across the board are becoming more advanced and difficult to detect. Consumers and businesses alike need to become savvier and take…

SAP And Onapsis Proactively Notify And Help Customers Protect Mission-Critical Applications From Active Cyber Threats

Companies Partner in Advanced Cyber Threat Intelligence Capabilities to Mitigate Active Threats Against Unprotected SAP Applications; Free Onapsis Offering Helps Customers Rapidly Assess and Mitigate Risk SAP and Onapsis today jointly released a cyber threat intelligence report providing actionable information on how malicious threat actors are targeting and potentially exploiting unprotected mission-critical SAP applications. The companies have worked in close partnership with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security…

Druva Cloud Platform Surpasses 2.5 Billion Annual Backups On World Backup Day, Helping Thousands Of Businesses Embrace The Cloud Era

As the 2021 Data Management Company of the Year, Druva is helping customers simplify complex IT challenges, protect critical SaaS applications, and combat rising cyber threats Druva Inc., the leader in Cloud Data Protection and Management, today announced it has surpassed 7 million daily backups as it continues to set the standard as the industry’s largest cloud data protection platform operating at scale. Daily backup activity surged by more than 40 percent over the last 12 months as Druva has expanded its footprint…

Area 1 Security Earns 5-Star Rating In The 2021 CRN® Partner Program Guide

Recognition highlights ecosystem demand for advanced Cloud Email Security solutions Area 1 Security, the only preemptive, cloud-native email security provider, has received a 5-Star rating by CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, in its 2021 Partner Program Guide. This annual list provides a definitive guide to distinguished partner programs from technology companies that provide products and services through the IT Channel. Only an exclusive group of companies that offer the best of the best — going above and beyond for…

Pure Storage FlashBlade Nears $1B in Sales and is Used by More Than 25% of the Fortune 100

FlashBlade, the Category-Defining Unified Fast File and Object Platform, Celebrates Five Years of Rapid Growth and Customer Impact Today Pure Storage®, the IT pioneer that delivers storage as-a-service in a multi-cloud world announced growth milestones to mark the five year anniversary of introducing FlashBlade®. Unveiled in March 2016, FlashBlade has delivered consistent year-over-year growth every quarter since. Within two years of general availability (GA), FlashBlade reached a $250M run rate and more than tripled its…

New Research Shows Shift to Remote Work Has Intensified Data Protection Challenges

Global market report reveals struggle to protect the explosion of Office 365 data Highlights: 52% of IT decision makers say their organization has experienced a ransomware attack. 67% of organizations are still relying solely on capabilities built in Office 365 to backup and recover Office 365 data. 81% of respondents indicate that using Teams creates a data-retention concern. Barracuda, a trusted partner and leading provider of cloud-enabled security solutions, today released key findings from a report titled…

Morphisec Raises $31M Funding Led by JVP to Enable Every Business to Simply and Automatically Prevent the Most Dangerous Cyberattacks

Morphisec, a leader in cloud-delivered endpoint and server security solutions, today announced that it raised $31 million in funding led by JVP. Other existing investors, including Orange and Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners, also participated in the funding. Morphisec, deployed on over 7 million endpoints, offers enterprises cutting-edge cyber prevention that automatically stops the most dangerous attacks in an automated and easy-to-manage manner without any impact on users, performance, or IT teams, while conserving…

Elastic Introduces New Capabilities to Help Customers Derive Value From All Their Data – Efficiently and At Scale

Announcing the general availability of schema on read, a technical preview of the frozen data tier powered by searchable snapshots, and support for autoscaling Elastic, the company behind Elasticsearch and the Elastic Stack, today announced new capabilities and updates across its Elastic Enterprise Search, Observability, and Security solutions, which are built into the Elastic Stack — Elasticsearch and Kibana. New features empower customers to reduce the time to extract value from their data with schema on read, unlock…

PwC : Three Quarters Of CEOs Predict A Return To Growth In 2021

A PwC survey of more than 5,000 CEOs globally reveals record levels of optimism 76% of CEOs believe global economic growth will improve in 2021 Confidence in companies' own revenue growth rebounds The US extends its lead over China as the top growth destination in the eyes of CEOs In the year of COP26, climate change is still not being approached with urgency Misinformation has risen to become a top 10 threat to growth One year after COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, CEOs are voicing record levels of…

Lepide Data Security Platform 21.1 Now Scales Better Than Any Other Solution In The Market

The new functionality-orientated architecture allows customers to apply isolated resources to the functionality that mattes the most, to help scale and evolve the solution alongside business needs. Over the years, Lepide have come to understand the challenges customers are experiencing with other Data Security Platforms, and have taken it all on board. With the Lepide Data Security Platform 21.1, Lepide decided to completely overhaul how their solution scales, to better serve their customers’ needs. Marketing Technology…

Arcserve and StorageCraft Sign Definitive Agreement to Merge

Establishing a New Global Leader in Data Protection and Management Merger will create broadest set of best-in-class business continuity solutions from a single vendor End-users will achieve a fast-track to cloud modernization and next-generation data infrastructures MSPs, VARs, and distributors will gain immediate business advantages Combination will expand global footprint, scale, and regional diversification Innovation and technology further advanced through combined IP portfolio and…

Neustar Highlights Rise in Ransom-Related DDoS Attacks and Greater Use of Existing Attack Vectors

Extortion demands grew in 2020, as cyber criminals targeted new online industries Neustar, Inc., a global information services and technology company and leader in identity resolution, has published its report entitled ‘Cyber Threats and Trends: Pandemic Style’, detailing the security risks faced by companies as the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the digital revolution. Informed by data from Neustar’s Security Operations Center (SOC), the report reveals a 154 percent increase in the number of attacks between 2019…

Acronis Issues Warning of Critical Privacy Risks in 2021 Ahead of Data Privacy Day

As incidents of brute force attacks skyrocket and 80% of companies operate without password policies, the cyber protection experts warn that breaches in 2021 are poised to expose more data than ever Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, issued a warning that, based on their research of recent cyberattack trends and existing business practices, organizations around the world currently face a global threat to data privacy and security. The company announced its findings on international Data Privacy Day to alert…

BIO-key Launches PortalGuard IDaaS Cloud Authentication Solution, Enabling Secure and Flexible Identity & Access Management

Delivering Greater Value, Security, & Scale to Customers & Partners BIO-key International, Inc., an innovative provider of identity and access management (IAM) solutions powered by biometrics, announced the launch of PortalGuard IDaaS, bringing the power of its award-winning PortalGuard identity and access management (IAM) platform to the cloud as a fully-hosted, scalable and secure identity-as-a-service (IDaaS) offering. PortalGuard IDaaS is operational, having already processed millions of authentication…

Zix Acquires Leading Cloud-Based Backup And Recovery Provider CloudAlly

Zix Corporation, a leading provider of cloud email security, productivity, and compliance solutions, has acquired privately-held CloudAlly Ltd., an industry leader in cloud-based data backup and recovery for business. Founded in 2011, Israel based CloudAlly is a pioneer of enterprise-grade, software-as-a-service (SaaS) cloud backup and recovery solutions. The company offers a robust suite of award-winning, ISO 27001 certified and GDPR/HIPAA compliant solutions for Microsoft Office 365, Google Workspace (formerly G Suite),…

34% Of Employees Say Their Company Doesn’t Follow Basic Cybersecurity Protocols During COVID-19

More than one-third (34%) of full-time employees at companies in the U.S. admitted to not practicing basic cybersecurity protocols during COVID–19, according to a new survey report from Visual Objects, a visual guide to finding and hiring the best creative firms. Despite increased risk due to remote work, employees said their companies aren’t requiring secure WiFi networks, phishing training, two-factor authentication, VPNs, or password managers. Cybersecurity experts such as Darren Deslatte, vulnerability operations…

Mobolize Announces Technology Partnership with Akamai to Enable Security on Mobile Devices

Enterprise Threat Protector (ETP) available on iOS, Android and Chrome OS leverages Mobolize technologies Mobolize, the recognized leader for providing an on-device Data Management Engine that provides security, connectivity and optimization on mobile devices, announced a partnership with Akamai, the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, to offer security to mobile devices for enterprises. The addition of mobile protection adds an extra layer of proactive security controls and threat…