November 16, 2022

Resecurity collaborates with CyberKSA to combat threats targeting the industry

Resecurity has partnered with Saudi Cybersecurity Company (CyberKSA), a cybersecurity provider in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). The partnership will allow CyberKSA to offer award-winning cyber threat intelligence (CTI), dark web monitoring (DWM), digital risk management (DRM), fraud prevention (FP) and identity protection (IDP) products to consumer and enterprise organizations. The comprehensive portfolio of …

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Deepwatch partners with ePlus to provide organizations with managed security services

Deepwatch announced that ePlus Technology will begin offering Deepwatch’s managed security solutions as it helps organizations build and implement vital security programs. “We are excited to partner with ePlus in bringing cybersecurity solutions to more organizations,” said Lori Cornmesser, Senior Vice President of Global Channel Sales and Alliances at Deepwatch. “Together, ePlus and Deepwatch’s industry-leading …

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Cohesity launches Data Security Alliance to help organizations strengthen their cyber resilience

Cohesity has unveiled that it is partnering with the ‘who’s who’ of cybersecurity to give customers more ways to win the war against cyberattacks. The Data Security Alliance combines solutions from cybersecurity and services companies with data security and management expertise from Cohesity. Partners in the ecosystem include: BigID, Cisco, CrowdStrike, CyberArk, Okta, Palo Alto …

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AuthenticID integrates with Ping Identity to enable ID verification and biometric authentication

AuthenticID announced a new integration with Ping Identity, leveraging PingOne DaVinci, a no-code identity orchestration service. The partnership will allow users of DaVinci to integrate AuthenticID’s identity-proofing solution to verify government-issued IDs with 99%+ accuracy and match a selfie image to the ID for more enhanced biometric authentication. “Our partnership with AuthenticID leverages DaVinci’s seamless …

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Betacom and Qualcomm join forces to accelerate adoption of private networks for US businesses

Betacom has formed a close collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies to accelerate delivery of private networks to U.S. businesses through an integrated delivery model. Mutual customers of Betacom and Qualcomm Technologies will benefit from deployments that combine the Betacom 5G as a Service (5GaaS) private network offering and Qualcomm Technologies extensive enablement ecosystem, spanning its customizable …

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A Team in Oregon is Tracking Endangered Owls by Sound Alone

When technology companies develop innovative new products in the high-performance computing (HPC) space, it allows life science researchers to do new things that they hadn’t imagined before. And when life science researchers make new breakthroughs, it pushes information technology to innovate new approaches to support those scientific advances. It’s a relationship that has driven innovation …

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More improvements in home and corporate Dr.Web products

November 17, 2022 Russian anti-virus company Doctor Web has updated Dr.Web 12.0 applications for Windows, Dr.Web Enterprise Security Suite 12.0 and 13.0, and Dr.Web AV-Desk 13.0’s subscription-based Dr.Web Anti-virus software to deliver two major quality improvements for the products. Now, if the command-line option LN is used, the scanner will analyse the applications’ shortcuts along …

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Iran and Venezuela: The Alex Saab Trans-regional Influence Campaign to Increase Anti-US Sentiment in Latin America

Editors Note: This is an excerpt of a full report. To read the entire analysis with endnotes, click here to download the report as a PDF. This report analyzes influence operations surrounding Alex Saab, an alleged financier and special agent to Iran for the Nicols Maduro regime, between 2020 and 2022. This report will be …

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Transform Any Place into a Smart Space

Transform rooms, buildings, and spaces into assets that inform new insights, inspire collaboration, and drive efficiencies through automation and analytics. With our best-in-class, cloud-first technologies, Cisco Meraki removes complexity so you can focus on employees, customers, and business. We bring IT, IoT, and physical environments together so all IT teams can bring automated smart spaces …

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ERGs encourage you to come as you are: Meet Mil-asticians

At Elastic, we formalized our employee resource groups in 2021, but they’ve been part of our culture since 2016. These groups are aligned with shared identities, experiences, interests, affinities, and allyships. As formal groups they are ensured structure, budget, and a voice based on any dimension of diversity, identity, allyship, and advocacy. While we’re always …

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Why I’m excited about the 2022 Elastic Global Threat Report

I remember where I was sitting when I read Mandiant’s first M-Trends report on the advanced persistent threat in 2010. I was a technical director at the National Security Agency in the office of Tailored Access Operations (TAO). At that time, my job was to build computer network exploitation (CNE) tools to collect foreign intelligence. …

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Fielding Threats: Cyber, Influence, and Physical Threats to the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar

Editors Note: This is an excerpt of a full report. To read the entire analysis with endnotes, click here to download the report as a PDF. This report analyzes the threat landscape ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup hosted in Qatar that begins on November 20, 2022. The threats analyzed include state-sponsored cyber operations, …

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Email Security Best Practices for Phishing Prevention

Organizations understand the importance of protecting sensitive information and avoiding a data breach. However, security teams are struggling to contain phishing attacks. Security risks increase due to the inability to view and successfully filter email threats, accurately differentiate between marketing and phishing emails, and apply a multi-layered email security approach with rules to holistically track …

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ExtraHop Taps Ex-Check Point Exec Chris Scanlan as President

Network Detection & Response , Next-Generation Technologies & Secure Development , Security Operations Scanlan Wants to Get NDR Vendor to $500M ARR by Revamping the Go-to-Market Plan Michael Novinson (MichaelNovinson) • November 16, 2022     Chris Scanlan, president and chief commercial officer, ExtraHop (Image: ExtraHop) ExtraHop has snagged high-profile Check Point, Cylance and Optiv …

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Misconfigured Server Exposed PHI of 600,000 Inmates

HIPAA/HITECH , Standards, Regulations & Compliance , Vendor Risk Management Claims Processing Firm Says Affected Data Is Up to a Decade or More Old Marianne Kolbasuk McGee (HealthInfoSec) • November 16, 2022     Image: CorrectCare Integrated Health A server misconfiguration at a firm that provides medical claims processing for correctional facilities exposed sensitive information …

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Iranian Hacker Group Uses Log4Shell to Cryptojack US Agency

Cryptocurrency Fraud , Cyberwarfare / Nation-State Attacks , Fraud Management & Cybercrime Hackers Exploited an Unpatched VMWare Horizon Server to Gain Access Rashmi Ramesh (rashmiramesh_) • November 16, 2022     Hackers sponsored by the Iranian government broke into an unnamed U.S. federal agency’s network, stole passwords and implanted cryptocurrency mining software, cybersecurity officials disclosed …

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Iranian cyberspies exploited Log4j to break into a US govt network

Iranian state-sponsored cyber criminals used an unpatched Log4j flaw to break into a US government network, illegally mine for cryptocurrency, steal credentials and change passwords, and then snoop around undetected for several months, according to CISA. In an alert posted Wednesday, the US cybersecurity agency said it detected the advanced persistent threat (APT) activity on …

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Next DLP adds three new executives to its leadership team

Next DLP announced the appointment of three industry leaders to the roles of Chief Marketing Officer, Chief Product Officer, and Chief Revenue Officer. The new executives will play a critical role in the company’s acceleration of growth and strengthens Next’s expansion into the North American market with a leadership presence in Boston, MA. “Customers and …

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Chris Scanlan joins ExtraHop as President and CCO

ExtraHop announced the appointment of Chris Scanlan as president and chief commercial officer. In this role, Scanlan will be responsible for the global sales and revenue strategy, initiatives, and operations. From partnerships and the channel to resellers and direct customers, his work will maintain and improve the customer journey across all facets of ExtraHop. He …

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China-Based Billbug APT Infiltrates Certificate Authority

The state-sponsored cyberattack group known as Billbug managed to compromise a digital certificate authority (CA) as part of an wide-ranging espionage campaign that stretched back to March — a concerning development in the advanced persistent threat (APT) playbook, researchers warn. Digital certificates are files that are used to sign software as valid, and verify the …

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