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Druva and FireEye Join Forces to Strengthen Enterprise Cyber Resiliency

Joint customers can now instantly monitor, analyze, detect and respond to insider threats Druva, Inc., the leader in Cloud Data Protection and Management, announced the launch of an API integration with FireEye extending visibility and control over endpoint backup data to monitor, analyze, detect and respond to data breaches from ransomware, data theft, and insider attacks. Joint customers of Druva and the FireEye Helix platform can now dramatically reduce incident response times, minimize downtime, and accelerate…

The Privacy Pendulum: How Millennial and Gen Z Perceptions of Search and Privacy are Changing

As digital natives and early adopters of the technologies that have shaped the 21st-century economy, Millennials and Generation Z are hardly tech skeptics. But amid high-profile data breaches and mounting scrutiny into how companies like Facebook and Google have harnessed users' data, young adults have grown more skeptical about data collection. These younger generations are increasingly distrustful that internet companies are responsible stewards of their most sensitive information, whether it’s being used to target users…

New Study: IT Pros Are More Worried About Corporate Security than Home Security

IT professionals are 3X more concerned about the security of company financials and intellectual property than their home security Data security is creating fear and trust issues for IT professionals, according to the third-annual Oracle and KPMG Cloud Threat Report 2020. The study of 750 cybersecurity and IT professionals across the globe found that a patchwork approach to data security, misconfigured services and confusion around new cloud security models has created a crisis of confidence that will only be fixed by…

MarTech Interview with Len Shneyder, VP of Industry Relations at Twilio SendGrid

"The idea that hackers are deploying sophisticated tools and cracking code like Neo stopping bullets is the stuff of Hollywood fiction." How have anti-phishing technologies evolved in the last 2-3 years? The biggest development in anti-phishing solutions is the standardization of DMARC and its enforcement capabilities. Domain-based Message Authentication, and Reporting, and Conformance is a policy that adds to SPF and DKIM and gives a receiving set of instructions on what they should do when an email they received…

Secret Double Octopus, a Global Leader in Passwordless Authentication, Raises $15 Million to Help Companies Eliminate Passwords and Secure…

Secret Double Octopus' revolutionary Passwordless Authentication solution eliminates password-related pains by remodeling employee authentication, delivering unprecedented enterprise security Secret Double Octopus the pioneer of Passwordless Enterprise Authentication, announced the closing of a $15 million Series B round to address the rapidly growing need for Passwordless Authentication and remote-access security in enterprise environments. The financing round included Sony Financial Ventures, KDDI, and Global Brain…

Identity Automation Releases Summer 2020 Update for RapidIdentity IAM Platform

Highlights Include Password Blacklist Screening, Scheduled Entitlements, & QR Code Branding Identity Automation announced the latest release to RapidIdentity, the most complete Identity and Access Management (IAM) platform on the market. New enhancements include password blacklist screening, scheduled entitlements, and FIPS compliance certification, among others. Marketing Technology News: RPA Leaders Kryon and Everest Group Meet Online to Discuss Automation in the New Normal "At Identity Automation, we put a…

Obsidian Launches Zoom Protection to Accelerate Secure Business Adoption of Video Communication

Obsidian Security, the cloud detection and response company, today announced protection for Zoom, enabling organizations to safely embrace the leading video communications service as a business-critical application. Using Obsidian, Zoom customers have enterprise-level monitoring, detection, and response capabilities from a security, compliance, and risk perspective. This is the latest addition to a set of rich integrations that Obsidian has built with SaaS-based collaboration products such as G Suite, Office 365, Salesforce,…

HighSide Voice & Video Launches; Delivering a Remote Work Platform Designed for Private, Secure, Compliant Collaboration

HighSide enables organizations to protect IP and PII while adhering to regulatory requirements from GDPR and ITAR to HIPAA and SEC High-integrity security and collaboration leader HighSide, launched HighSide Voice & Video to enable organizations to work remotely without trading-off privacy, security and compliance for high-availability and ease-of-use. HighSide is the unified communication platform of choice for elite government, military and private-sector organizations worldwide. Their platform is highly-secure…

50 Questions You Should Ask To Test Your Preparedness Against a Pandemic-induced Lockdown

If you are planning your pandemic preparedness plan against the backdrop of ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, here is a list of 50 questions that would help your cause. It’s aimed to benefit a CIO or a Chief Security Officer, in addition to enabling every CXO to strive to become a Chief Pandemic Officer in the organization. Questions 1-9: Remote Workforce Management Questions 10-15: Communications, and Access Control Questions 16-25: Customer Support Questions 26-35: IT Security and War Preparation Have you empowered…

ID Agent Adds Timely 3-in-1 Identity and Access Management Solution Passly to New Digital Risk Protection Platform

The flexible, comprehensive and cost-effective platform provides layered security to MSPs and multifunction IT teams at companies of all sizes  ID Agent, a Kaseya company and leading provider of Dark Web monitoring and security awareness training solutions, today added Passly™, a full-featured, integrated secure identity and access management solution, to its Digital Risk Protection (DRP) Platform. Passly combines single sign-on (SSO), multi-factor authentication (MFA) and password management into one flexible,…

Neustar Introduces Services Aimed at Fulfilling Stringent Consumer Privacy Compliance Standards

Neustar Identity Verification for CCPA, Neustar Identity Resolution for CCPA services support California legislation, extend protections broadly Neustar Inc., a global information services and technology company and leader in identity resolution, unveiled two new service solutions for entities seeking effective and efficient compliance with the California Consumer Privacy Act, which took effect January 1 this year. The Neustar Identity Verification for CCPA and Neustar Identity Resolution for CCPA services enable…

Onfido Secures $100 Million to Set New Identity Standard for Digital Access

Q1 Marked by Record Number of New Bookings, Continued Expansion of AI Technology Led by TPG Growth, new funds to service global demand for identity verification and authentication Onfido’s AI technology confirms a user’s real identity by checking if their photo ID is genuine and then matching it against their selfie video - helping combat rising fraud and enabling access to digital services New data from Onfido identifies surge in demand for financial services, online healthcare and verifying volunteers amid…

37% of Businesses Expect to Grow by Investing in Cybersecurity

According to Atlas VPN investigation, 37% of business advisors believe that cybersecurity is a top priority investment for firms in 2020. In the 2020 RIA Sentiment Survey, over 300 advisors answered questions regarding their company’s investment choices. Participants received emails in which they were asked to share their views on the economy, their firm’s goals, and the overall outlook on the market they are in. Marketing Technology News: Digital Realty Earns 2020 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award Most…

How Brands Can Scale Gracefully in a Global Crisis

In today’s digital era, consumers hold very high standards when it comes to brand experiences. From premium websites and personalization to flexible services and fast response, brands must master all aspects of the consumer experience to retain loyal, long-term customers. Those that achieve this can drive revenues 5.7 times greater than their competitors who don’t, but how does this practice apply in the midst of a global crisis? Extraordinary events, such as the recent Coronavirus outbreak, dramatically change consumer…

Localogy Launches Weekly Privacy Bulletin and Privacy Council

Association’s Latest Initiatives Address Members’ Most Pressing Needs With its members facing growing concerns regarding the implications of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and other privacy laws and guidelines, Localogy launched a new initiative in collaboration with Attorney and Data Privacy Expert James Ward. The Localogy Privacy Bulletin is a member-exclusive, weekly email publication designed to help members stay abreast of the latest trends and best practices in data privacy, empowering them to make more…

How Brands Can Rebuild Consumer Trust in AdTech

The end of the Wild West of Digital Advertising is near: data is the new black gold, and advertising has been mining it recklessly. That can't go on. While the glory days of data harvesting were great for AdTech, they were less great for Advertising. Data breaches, Cambridge Analytica, and "stalker ads" that overuse targeting has all helped to undermine consumers’ trust. Back in April 2019, Kantar’s ‘Dimension’ study showed 54% of UK consumers objected to being targeted based on their past online activity (a figure I…

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…

LendingTree Launches Free Identity Monitoring Feature Through Partnership With ID Experts

LendingTree, the nation's leading online loan marketplace, announced the launch of a free identity monitoring feature for My LendingTree users through a new partnership with ID Experts, a premier identity protection provider, in efforts to help consumers further safeguard themselves from threats to their financial health and online privacy. Members of My LendingTree, the free financial intelligence platform that allows users to monitor their credit health and identifies potential savings opportunities, will be…

Report: Online Payment Fraud Surged More Than 70 Percent in 2019 as Cybercriminals Exploit New Payment and Business Types

New Digital Trust & Safety Index shows fraudsters are now mostly using mobile devices to commit payment fraud Online payment fraud attempts increased by 73 percent in 2019, according to a new report from Sift. The research, the Digital Trust & Safety Index, details the different ways fraudsters target online businesses, the platforms and payment types they use, the times of year they most frequently strike, and many other patterns discovered through Sift’s global data network of more than 400 billion events per…