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New Data From Adjust Shows a Rise in Ad Fraud Across all Verticals, With Fraudsters Increasing Faking Organic Metrics

Fraudulent activity in gaming increased by 172.95% between August 2019 and 2020, with the US seeing a surge of 310.29% in the same timeframe Newly released data from app marketing platform Adjust, indicates mobile ad fraud is not only rising, but that failing to stop it can distort critical marketing data used for business decisions. The research found that fraudsters are not only faking paid installs, but also organic traffic — installs that cannot be attributed to any marketing activities — in order to hide the paid…

Virsec Expands Into Japanese Market With Cornet Solutions Partnership

Virsec’s Entrance Into Japan’s Rapidly Growing Cybersecurity Market Will Provide Advanced Application-Aware Server Protection to Key Enterprises Virsec, the industry leader in application-aware server workload protection, announced its expansion into the Asian market with a partnership with Cornet Solutions, a key reseller and integrator of various high-tech niche products as a VAR (value-added-reseller) in Japan. This marks Virsec’s entrance into the rapidly-growing Japanese market to bring end-to-end, runtime protection…

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…

BlackBerry Unveils Industry’s First Unified Endpoint Security (UES) Solution for AI-powered Cybersecurity

Integrates powerful AI machine learning across EPP, EDR, MTD, UEBA in a single offering BlackBerry Limited announced BlackBerry Cyber Suite, the industry's first, comprehensive, AI-powered unified endpoint security (UES) solution that furthers BlackBerry's leadership in AI. While other solutions on the market only address parts of the cybersecurity challenge, BlackBerry Cyber Suite delivers security and Zero Trust with a zero touch end-user experience through a single console and offers the end-to-end solution with the…

Kount Launches New Podcast that Breaks Down the Latest Trends in Fraud, Digital Identity, eCommerce and Cybersecurity

The 5 Trends, 5 Minutes: Cyber & Fraud Podcast will feature industry leaders focused on fraud prevention, payments, eCommerce and more Kount, the leader in fraud prevention and identity trust, today announced a new podcast called 5 Trends, 5 Minutes: Cyber & Fraud. The weekly show features the top five headlines in cybersecurity, fraud prevention, eCommerce and payments, as well as an interview with industry experts breaking down key topics. The new podcast equips listeners with best practices and insights to…

ForgeRock Achieves ISO 27001 Compliance, Demonstrates Commitment to Data Privacy

ForgeRock, the leading provider in digital identity, announced it achieved certification for meeting the requirements of the BS EN ISO/IEC 27001:2017 standard. This certification, conducted by the British Assessment Bureau, demonstrates ForgeRock’s dedication to the security and privacy of its customers’ information, as well as for delivering superior identity experiences with the ForgeRock Identity Platform. Marketing Technology News: Bloomreach Announces New ‘Commerce Experience Accelerator’ for SAP Commerce Cloud…

New PKI Risk Assessment Tool Measures Exposure To Cybersecurity Risks

Personalized Reports from Sectigo Determine Security Risk Levels for Eight Use Cases Within Modern Enterprises Sectigo, a leading provider of automated digital identity management and web security solutions, announced the launch of its PKI Risk Assessment Tool designed to help medium and large enterprises assess their exposure to essential security risks. The resource provides IT and cybersecurity professionals with a brief questionnaire, then produces a custom report that evaluates the organization’s risk level across 8…

Bluecore Taps Former CFO of Bloomberg Financial Products and Datto as It Gears up for Rapid Expansion

Technology Company Veteran Michelle McComb Joins the Retail Marketing Technology Company Following Its $50 Million Series D Funding Round and In Advance of Scaling AI Applications That will Lead Retail Into a Digital-First World Bluecore, the marketing technology company reimagining how the world’s fastest-growing retail brands transform casual shoppers into lifetime customers, announced Michelle McComb as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). McComb joins Bluecore after serving as CFO of Bloomberg’s Financial Products…

AdSecure Releases Content Classification Feature

AdSecure, the innovative cybersecurity company that provides digital publishers and platforms with modern solutions to ensure the delivery of safe, high quality digital ads announced the launch of their newest platform addition: Content Classification. This new suite of classification solutions is designed to help AdSecure partners both understand and control the visual elements within their digital ad content, allowing them to eliminate explicit or potentially offensive images, and keep content on point with their brand…

Deloitte Survey: COVID-19 Pandemic Shifts Enterprise Cost Management and Transformation Strategies from ‘Save-to-Transform’ to…

Mid-cycle study finds companies should accelerate performance improvement and enterprise transformation actions in response to COVID-19 A new, mid-cycle Deloitte Global Cost and Enterprise Transformation Survey, "Save-to-Thrive: Enterprise transformation and performance improvement strategies during the COVID-19 pandemic," finds organizations that invest in key capabilities today to navigate a post COVID-19 business environment can position themselves to thrive in the "Next Normal." The survey also found that…

Simeio Names Chris Schueler as Chief Executive Officer

Chris Schueler brings proven leadership and a track record of building successful businesses in cybersecurity and cloud industries Simeio Solutions (“Simeio” or the “Company”), a global leader in Identity and Access Management (“IAM”), announced today that Chris Schueler has been named the company’s Chief Executive Officer and member of the Company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately.  Schueler will drive Simeio’s next phase of revenue and technology platform growth. Schueler succeeds Founder & current CEO,…

Half of CIOs Are Increasing IT Budgets, 43% Focused on Identity and Access Management, Hitachi ID and Pulse Survey Shows

CIOs are prioritizing identity and access management (IAM) over endpoint security and security awareness training in 2020, according to a recent survey conducted by Pulse on behalf of Hitachi ID. The survey, focused on changes in IT spending in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, reveals that cybersecurity is IT leaders’ top focus for the rest of the year—and half of those surveyed are increasing their budgets to support their goals. The pandemic has upended most businesses’ 2020 plans, with 70% of CIOs reporting their…

SailPoint And Proofpoint Team Up To Fight Security Threats Facing Today’s Digital Workforce

With more than 90% of today’s threats starting with a seemingly innocuous email, SailPoint Technologies Holdings, Inc., the leader in identity management, and Proofpoint, Inc., a leading cybersecurity and compliance company, have partnered to protect people’s data and inbox. As part of this partnership, joint customers can now further safeguard high-risk users by identifying and applying appropriate levels of access to critical systems and data. Secure access to sensitive applications and data is under threat now more than…

TechBytes with Pauline Wen, Chief Privacy Officer and Corporate Secretary at Lucid

Hi Pauline, please tell us about your role and the team/technology at Lucid. I wear a few hats at Lucid - as General Counsel, I am responsible for all legal matters, which on any given day can include almost anything, such as commercial contracts, employment matters, privacy, intellectual property and compliance matters. As Chief Privacy Officer, working closely with IT, Product, People and other teams, I work on data privacy which could involve personal information/data about employees, survey respondents, and partners…

Baffle Unveils New Tableau Integration to Protect Data Analytics Pipeline

Baffle’s Integration Enables Privacy Preserving Analytics with No Code Changes and Full Interoperability Baffle, Inc., an advanced data protection company, announced a strategic partnership with Tableau Software, the leading analytics platform, launching a new integration to help customers further protect sensitive data as it is shared among third parties in the data analytics pipeline. Available today, Baffle’s integration with Tableau features full interoperability with no code changes, allowing for privacy preserving…

One Identity and Ping Identity Join Forces to Provide Customers with Best-in-Class Identity-Centric Security

Brings together two of the industry’s most innovative platforms in identity security to enable secure use of increasingly common hybrid cloud deployment model Unites access management from Ping and identity administration and governance from One Identity to enable organizations to grant the right employees the right access, to the right resources, at the right time Enables stronger security and control over applications and services across on-premises, cloud and hybrid environments One Identity, a proven leader in…

Trend Micro Research Discovers Botnet Battle for Home Routers

Report warns of users caught in the middle of new cybercrime turf war Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, released new research warning consumers of a major new wave of attacks attempting to compromise their home routers for use in IoT botnets. The report urges users to take action to stop their devices from enabling this criminal activity. There has been a recent spike in attacks targeting and leveraging routers, particularly around Q4 2019. This research indicates increased abuse of…

Aaron Hale Joins Keypoint Intelligence as Group Director, Subject Matter Experts

Keypoint Intelligence is pleased to announce that Aaron Hale has joined the company as Group Director of the strategy and products team Keypoint Intelligence is pleased to announce that Aaron Hale has joined the company as Group Director of the strategy and products team. In his role, Hale will be leading the Subject Matter Expert (SME) group and is responsible for conducting market research, market forecasting, custom consulting projects, strategy and planning engagements as well as creating editorial content for product…

Aqilliz Partners with Cybersecurity Firm White Ops to Drive Programmatic Supply Chain Transparency

White Ops’ Advertising Integrity and Marketing Integrity solutions will ensure greater campaign transparency and fraud protection for Aqilliz’s global network of clients Aqilliz, a technology company that specialises in blockchain-powered solutions for digital marketing, has announced a partnership with White Ops, the global leader in bot mitigation and ad fraud protection. As part of the co-marketing agreement, Aqilliz will be offering White Ops’ Advertising Integrity and Marketing Integrity solutions for all its…

Trend Micro Finds 72% of Remote Workers Have Gained Cybersecurity Awareness During Lockdown

Survey reveals users take security training seriously, but may still engage in risky behaviour Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, released survey results that show how remote workers address cybersecurity. Nearly three quarters (72%) of remote workers say they are more conscious of their organisation’s cybersecurity policies since lockdown began, but many are breaking the rules anyway due to limited understanding or resource constraints. Trend Micro’s Head in the Clouds study is…