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Accenture Acquires Context Information Security, a UK-Based Cybersecurity Consultancy

Acquisition accelerates growth of Accenture Security in the U.K. and internationally Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Context Information Security, a leading cyber defense consultancy, previously owned by parent company Babcock International Group. Financial terms were not disclosed. Founded in 1998 and headquartered in London, Context is one of the most recognizable and respected information security service providers in the U.K. and in global financial services. The company provides high-end cyber defense,…

IRONSCALES Themis Emerges as World’s First Fully Autonomous AI Email Security Analyst

Built on artificial intelligence, “The Driver-Less Car” of anti-phishing technology has become so accurate that it can now classify and remove phishing threats with no human involvement IRONSCALES, the pioneer of self-learning email security, announced that Themis, its AI-driven virtual security analyst, now has the ability to be fully autonomous in the classification and removal of email threats. Since first being released in 2018, Themis has helped render verdicts against more than 100 million trending and zero-day…

AdMaven Launches New Security Features to Combat Ad Fraud

AdMaven, one of the world's leading advertising networks, is unveiling its advanced security capabilities that will help its growing network of advertisers use the self-service platform with confidence and reassurance. Marketing Technology News: Screen-Free Learning Platform, Yoto, Selects 5W Public Relations as Agency of Record According to research commissioned by the Association of National Advertisers (ANA), in the US alone, advertisers lost $7.2bn to bot fraud in 2019, up from $6.3bn in 2015. Security,…

DataGrail Named a Cool Vendor by Gartner in the Cool Vendors in Privacy, 2020 Report

DataGrail, a leading privacy management firm, today announced it was named a Cool Vendor in the latest Gartner Cool Vendors in Privacy, 2020 report (Gartner subscription required). Due to increased demand in data privacy compliance, largely driven by the CCPA and GDPR, DataGrail has more than tripled its headcount in the last twelve months, and revenue is up more than 600 percent. According to Gartner, "As privacy laws evolve globally, the vendor landscape has developed with innovative solutions that help security and risk…

Datadobi Further Enhances Integrity Reporting of Migrations in DobiMigrate 5.8

End-to-end chain of custody tracks and documents every object that is migrated from source to destination Datadobi, the global leader in unstructured data migration software, unveiled DobiMigrate 5.8, with enhanced chain of custody that, by default, proves every document, file, or electronic object is an exact copy of its counterpart on the source system at the time of cutover. This allows organizations to move or merge unstructured data between platforms–in the cloud or on-premises. Marketing Technology News:…

Kasten Introduces K10 Data Management Platform v2.5 for Easier Kubernetes Data Backup and Mobility

Cloud-Native Transformation Framework with Application Transformation and Data Transformation Engines improves reliability, mobility, and automation for simplified Kubernetes data management Kasten, the market leader for Kubernetes Data Management, announced the general availability of Kasten K10 v2.5. Purpose-built for Kubernetes, K10 provides enterprise operations teams with an easy-to-use, scalable, and secure system for backup and restore, disaster recovery, and mobility of Kubernetes applications. The new release…

CPO Magazine Report Highlights Organization Challenges and Priorities as Data Protection and Privacy Go Mainstream

A survey of 471 data protection and privacy officers provides valuable insights into their challenges and priorities for 2020 In 2018, organizations around the world were adjusting to new compliance requirements created by the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). 2019 saw these various data protection and privacy programs mature but also expand and adapt to prepare for an even broader collection of national data-handling regulations that have either just come online or are expected soon.…

Inpixon Releases Update to Wireless Device Detection Solution for Security-Conscious Facilities

Inpixon, a leading indoor data company that specializes in delivering indoor intelligence, announced today the availability of ZoneDefense 5.16, the latest version of the company's wireless detection and positioning solution. ZoneDefense software works in conjunction with Inpixon Sensor 4000 to increase security, decrease enforcement personnel requirements, and thwart attempted theft of intellectual property. Marketing Technology News: MatchCraft’s CEO Wins the Localogy Excellence Category Builder Award With this…

Automation Anywhere Delivers Business Continuity with RPA Industry’s First Bot Security Program

Driving a new standard for securing software bots in the age of Covid-19 Automation Anywhere, a global leader in Robotic Process Automation (RPA), announced the launch of Bot Security, the industry's first security program to set the standard for securing software bots that enable business continuity. The magnitude of the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak has organizations around the world looking to technologies like RPA and intelligent automation to help mitigate disruptions and advance public health, keep global…

Esports Media Rights Could Surge Due to Coronavirus, Says GlobalData

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has had a significant impact on esports, one of the fastest-growing areas of the gaming sector. Dozens of esports tournaments have been cancelled, with many more postponed indefinitely, and events scheduled to be held in stadiums are being moved online to mitigate the spread of the disease, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Rupantar Guha, Senior Analyst of Thematic Research at GlobalData, comments: “With the industry’s shift to online formats, brands are expected to…

Three Reasons Why Zero-Party Data is Marketing’s Next Big Thing

With the recent passing of Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), tech companies will find it increasingly difficult to collect data about their target audience. In the face of this changing legislative climate, how can Marketing best approach data collection? Zero-party data, a type of data collection where users voluntarily share their personal information with companies, could offer a solution. Because zero-party data relies on building trust with consumers…

TechBytes with Arun Kothanath, Chief Security Strategist at Clango

Know My Company Hi Arun. Please tell us about your journey in technology and how you started at Clango. The current cybersecurity team started about 26 years ago. The team did pioneering work in providing solutions that focused on application security. A few years later, the team started focusing on areas concerned with User Identity, as the industry was still defining what it needed. The current cyber team at Clango encompasses skills that are required to address every aspect of Identity Management in an enterprise.…

Deep Learning to Be Key Driver for Expansion and Adoption of AI in Asia-Pacific, Says GlobalData

Deep learning, a subset of machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), is predicted to provide formidable momentum for the adoption and growth of artificial intelligence in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. The next few years will see deep learning become part of main-stream deployments, bringing commendable changes to businesses in the region, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. GlobalData estimates the APAC region to account for approximately 30% of the global AI platforms’ revenue (around…

InterSystems Releases New Version of InterSystems IRIS Data Platform

Latest version of market-leading data platform software makes it even easier to develop and deploy real-time, machine learning-enabled applications that bridge data and application silos InterSystems, a creative data technology provider dedicated to helping customers solve the most critical scalability, interoperability, and speed problems, announced the availability of the latest version of the InterSystems IRIS™ data platform. This is the third major release of InterSystems IRIS, the company's flagship data platform…

Informatica Launches New Intelligence and Automation Innovations Across the Intelligent Data Platform

New Innovations Designed to Accelerate Customer Initiatives Across Cloud Data Warehousing and Data Lakes, Master Data Management, and Data Governance and Privacy Informatica, the enterprise cloud data management leader, announced it has updated its Intelligent Data Platform, powered by Informatica's AI-powered CLAIRE  engine, with the industry's most advanced intelligence and automation capabilities, enabling enterprises to accelerate cloud analytics modernization, drive better customer experiences, and properly govern…

Panda Security Expands Global Partner Program and Improves Customer Management with Full-Service Web Console

Program Offers Unmatched IT Security and Business Growth Benefits for Current and Future Partners Panda Security, a world leader in advanced cybersecurity solutions and services, announced its updated partner program designed to support partners who want to invest and grow their business beyond legacy endpoint protection. The Panda Partner Program responds and adapts to the needs of their partners by providing the best cloud security technology on the market and tailoring their technology to the specific business model of…

96% of It Leaders in the Legal Sector Say Insider Data Breaches Are a Major Concern

Egress global Insider Data Breach Survey reveals legal sector employees twice as likely to breach company policy when data sharing than employees in other sectors Egress, the leading provider of human layer security solutions, today published the legal sector analysis of its second global Insider Data Breach Survey. The study found that a staggering 96% of IT leaders in the sector say insider breach risk is a significant concern. 77% think employees have put data at risk accidentally in the past 12 months and 78% think…

SSH Communications Security Corporation Appoints Teemu Tunkelo as the New CEO

SSH COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY CORPORATION APPOINTS TEEMU TUNKELO AS THE NEW CEO The Board of Directors of SSH Communications Security Corporation has appointed Mr. Teemu Tunkelo as the new Chief Executive Officer of the company. He will start in the position effective immediately on March 24, 2020. Mr. Tunkelo is an international business leader who has served major companies, such as Voith, Siemens, ABB, Invensys, and Compaq in global management and technology leadership roles for 25 years in Zurich, London, Munich,…

SiteLock Partners with Aruba to Enhance Security for Its Customers

SiteLock's Patchman solution selected by top European hosting provider to offer a safer, cleaner hosting environment for its customers SiteLock, a global leader in cybersecurity solutions for small businesses, announced its partnership with Aruba S.p.A, the largest Italian hosting provider in European markets, including France, U.K., Germany, Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic, and Slovakia. Through this partnership, Aruba will leverage SiteLock's Patchman solution in over 700,000 websites to create a safer, cleaner hosting…

MarTech Interview with Barbara Lawler, Chief Privacy and Data Ethics Officer at Looker

"Data ethics is doing the right thing with data, considering the human impact from all sides, and making decisions based on your brand values." Hi Barbara. Tell us about your journey into data protection and how you started at Looker. My journey into data security and privacy began more than two decades ago, where I previously served as Chief Privacy Officer for Intuit, Inc. and the Hewlett-Packard Company. In fact, I was Hewlett-Packard’s first-ever CPO, where I led a global team that drove global privacy policy and…