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Imperva Launches General Availability of Advanced Bot Protection Solution

Industry-best solution introduces next-generation code obfuscation Morpheme, making reverse engineering more difficult for sophisticated bot operators Imperva, Inc., the cybersecurity leader championing the fight to secure data and applications wherever they reside, announced the general availability of Advanced Bot Protection, a best-of-breed solution that fully integrates industry-leading bot protection technology into its Cloud Application Security platform, a comprehensive solution for application and website…

Cloud Security Leader Armor Awarded a 5-Star Rating in the 2020 CRN Partner Program Guide

The IT Channel’s Top Partner Programs are Highlighted Armor, a leading global cybersecurity software company that protects workloads in public, hybrid and private cloud environments, announced that CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has awarded Armor a 5-Star rating in its 2020 Partner Program Guide. This annual guide is the definitive listing of the most rewarding partner programs from technology companies that provide products and services through the IT channel. The 5-Star rating recognizes an elite subset of…

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…

Parks Associates: 79% of Consumers are Concerned About Data Security or Privacy Issues

Parks Associates and F-Secure present step-by-step strategies to deliver peace of mind to connected consumers International research firm Parks Associates will address growing consumer and industry concerns about data security and privacy in the home in an upcoming webinar "Solving the Five Security Threats: Complete Consumer Protection," cohosted with F-Secure, a leading provider of cybersecurity solutions. Parks Associates finds 79% of US broadband households are concerned about data security or privacy issues.…

Method Communications Bolsters Global Enterprise Tech Practice

EVP, VP hires in New York and SF add expertise across enterprise technology, including cloud, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, analytics and mobile Global tech PR firm Method Communications has bolstered its breadth of expertise in enterprise technology by hiring Executive Vice President Adrian Eyre, an experienced agency leader with previous roles at Edelman, Ogilvy Public Relations and Waggener Edstrom, and Josh Lefkowitz and Ruben Simpliciano as vice presidents. Eyre joins Method's San Francisco office, leading…

Atos Extends Cybersecurity Offering With “Identity as a Service”

Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, announces the extension of its Identity & Access Management offering with a new Identity as a Service - Evidian IDaaS - available from the cloud on a subscription basis. This all-in-one security solution manages on-premises, cloud-based and as-a-Service applications. As most enterprises are now migrating traditional IT infrastructures to the cloud, they increasingly need to securely manage their digital identities for on-premises and cloud or SaaS applications. In this…

TechBytes with Michael Sentonas, CTO at CrowdStrike

Hi Mike, COVID is a wrecker. How has it impacted your business? 70% of CrowdStrike’s workforce is remote during normal times so we are not skipping a beat. We were purpose-built to be remote-first from the beginning, over eight years ago, so all systems and tools are in place to support remote work running smoothly at scale. However, that’s definitely not been the case with every business. As organizations have been forced to have employees work remotely in order to avoid spreading COVID-19, significant cybersecurity…

AttackIQ Strengthens Leadership Team with New Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Director of Cybersecurity Strategy and Policy

Nutanix Alum Julie O’Brien and Former Pentagon Chief Strategy Officer for Cyber Policy Jonathan Reiber Join AttackIQ’s Mission to Deliver Threat-Informed Cybersecurity AttackIQ, the leading independent vendor of breach and attack simulation solutions, today announced the appointments of Julie O'Brien as chief marketing officer (CMO) and Jonathan Reiber as senior director of cybersecurity strategy and policy. “Jonathan will be an incredible asset to AttackIQ as we continue to strengthen our leadership position in the…

New VPN Business Ethics Research Reveals Questionable Practices

Cybersecurity experts at VPNpro ranked the top 16 VPN service providers based on 10 business ethics criteria VPNpro, a leading resource for security product reviews and privacy insights, released the results from its Best VPN Business Ethics research. The study ranked 16 VPN service providers based on 10 business ethics criteria that found some very notable, and questionable, practices with regards to how these VPN companies sell their products and services. Marketing Technology News: Finding it Extremely Hard to…

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…

Actifio Named By JMP Securities Among ‘Hottest Privately Held Cybersecurity & IT Infrastructure Companies’

Annual ‘Elite 80’ List Includes Actifio for Fourth Straight Year Actifio, the pioneer of multi-cloud copy data management software, has been named for the fourth year in a row to JMP Securities’ “Elite 80” list of “the most interesting and strategically positioned private companies in the cybersecurity and IT infrastructure industries.” According to its sixth annual JMP Securities Elite 80 report for 2020, “The increasing adoption of new data center architectures and the cloud is driving demand for solutions that are…

Privitar Closes $80 Million Series C Funding Round Led by Warburg Pincus

Data privacy leader to expand platform capabilities, accelerate growth, and empower businesses worldwide to unlock the advantage of safe, useable data Privitar, the leading data privacy platform provider, today announced that it has completed an $80 million Series C funding round led by Warburg Pincus, a global private equity firm focused on growth investing, with participation from Accel, Partech, IQ Capital, Salesforce Ventures and ABN AMRO Ventures. The investment comes less than a year after a $40 million Series B…

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,…

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.…

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…

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…

COVID-19 Phishes Explode as U.S. Reels From Pandemic

Cyber criminals are now repurposing standard phishing templates KnowBe4, the provider of the world's largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, announced its researchers are seeing an influx of coronavirus-related phishing scams. Marketing Technology News: Tacton Visualization Empowers Customers to See and Interact with Customized Products in Real-Time COVID-19 phishing scams have arrived in three successive waves. The first wave brought phishing attacks offering basic information about the…

ShardSecure Welcomes Robert Stephen as VP of Strategic Sales

ShardSecure, the data protection company whose Microshard technology helps organizations accelerate cloud adoption by mitigating cloud misconfiguration and data security risks, announced that seasoned cybersecurity sales executive Robert Stephen has joined the company as VP of Strategic Sales. Robert Stephen has played a key role in the growth of industry-leading cybersecurity organizations such as Cylance, acquired by BlackBerry for $1.4B in February 2019, and SentinelOne, the leader in endpoint security that recently…

WISeKey Helps Teleworkers Secure their Communications during the COVID-19 Lockdown

WISeKey International Holding Ltd., a leading global cybersecurity and IoT company, announced that it is offering free downloads of its WISeID app to secure interactions of teleworkers locked-down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and help companies reduce information security risks. While this new Coronavirus is a real biological threat, it’s raising big awareness in the cybersecurity community, as the increased use of remote connectivity or higher dependence on communication means such as email. Hackers are already…

Trend Micro Named a Leader in Enterprise Detection and Response

Company’s cross-layer detection and response (XDR) solution cited as strong differentiator Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, announced that it has been recognized as a “leader” in The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Detection and Response, Q1 2020. In their 14-criteria evaluation of enterprise detection and response (EDR) providers, Forrester evaluated 12 security vendors in three distinct areas: current offering, strategy, and market presence. Trend Micro earned the highest possible…