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​Everything You Need to Know About WannaCrypt Ransomware Attack

​Everything You Need to Know About WannaCrypt Ransomware Attack

An international outage has been caused by the biggest ransomware attack ever. The hackers using WannaCrypt ransomware have hit hospitals, schools, companies and government institutions in at least 100 countries across the globe, encrypting system files and causing massive disruption in the targeted organizations. The reports of the attack first came from Spain’s largest telecom network service...

Guidance Software and kCura Expand Strategic Partnership

Guidance Software and kCura Expand Strategic Partnership

Guidance Software, the makers of EnCase®, and kCura announced today that they will jointly offer a complete end-to-end e-Discovery solution including RelativityOne – the cloud-based version of the leading e-Discovery platform Relativity – and Guidance EnCase eDiscovery – the industry standard for collection and preservation capabilities. The integrated solutions work together seamlessly,...

SS8 Networks Achieves Record Revenues and Profitability

SS8 Networks Achieves Record Revenues and Profitability

SS8 Networks, the network intelligence company, today announced record revenues and profitability for its 2016 fiscal year ended December 31, 2016. The company experienced a major surge in demand for its network intelligence, compliance and breach detection solutions among enterprises, critical infrastructure industries, governments, law enforcement agencies, and communication services providers....

CrowdStrike Expands into Latin America, Opens Office in Mexico City

CrowdStrike Expands into Latin America, Opens Office in Mexico City

CrowdStrike® Inc., the leader in cloud-delivered next-generation endpoint protection, today announced the launch of its operations in Latin America to expand regional sales, marketing, and partner and business development support. The company is rapidly growing its customer base across the region, attracting new customers in sectors such as retail, telecommunications and manufacturing. The...

Optensity’s >rapid response for Splunk Now Available on Carahsoft GSA Schedule

Optensity’s >rapid response for Splunk Now Available on Carahsoft GSA Schedule

Optensity today announced that Optensity’s new product, >rapid response for Splunk, is now available on Carahsoft’s GSA Schedule 70. Government agencies need to be able to respond to infrastructure and cyber operations incidents immediately, determine the full scope of the situation, and take the best possible actions to restore mission operations. Optensity’s >rapid response for Splunk app...

Everything You Need to Know About Tusayan Malware

Everything You Need to Know About Tusayan Malware

​A new malware named Tusayan targeting WordPress, Joomla and Magento has been identified by researchers. Tusayan is a multi-vector threat exposing the data of the victim publicly over the internet and granting administrative privileges to the hacker. As per the researchers at SiteLock, who identified the trojan, about 5000 websites have been infected by Tusayan. The researchers could identify...

Easy Solutions Launches Artificial Intelligence Anti-Fraud Service

Easy Solutions Launches Artificial Intelligence Anti-Fraud Service

Easy Solutions today unveiled its new Detect TA Artificial Intelligence (AI) Fraud Assessment Service for banks and other financial institutions. Artificial Intelligence delivers a competitive edge to any business that leverages it effectively, and it is already being applied by leading financial institutions to improve fighting fraud.​ “Machine learning and the resulting AI can become a...

Travelers Institute Hosts Cybersecurity Event at the FRB of Boston

Travelers Institute Hosts Cybersecurity Event at the FRB of Boston

The Travelers Institute, the public policy division of The Travelers Companies, Inc., will host its Cyber: Prepare, Prevent, Mitigate, Restore℠ symposium series in Boston today, and will be joined by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and The New England Council. Public- and private-sector professionals will share insights on cyber risks and tips to help small and midsize organizations prepare...

Siemens Launches New Business to Digitalize the U.S. Rail Industry

Siemens Launches New Business to Digitalize the U.S. Rail Industry

Siemens is launching Digital Rail Services in the U.S., a new business that will use intelligent sensors and advanced software platforms to put intelligence behind billions of data points created on the country’s rail systems. This insight will help rail operators across the U.S. improve their operations and create an “Internet of Trains” to bring infrastructure and vehicles into the...

ManagedMethods Announces Support of Gmail and Office 365 Email

ManagedMethods Announces Support of Gmail and Office 365 Email

At the Check Point CPX 2017 conference ManagedMethods, announced its newest product feature and an expansion of its integration with Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP). ManagedMethods’ Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) solution, Cloud Access Monitornow supports Google Gmail and Microsoft Office 365 Email, with an added layer of defense provided by Check Point’s...

OWL Cybersecurity Appoints Andrew Lewman as Vice President

OWL Cybersecurity Appoints Andrew Lewman as Vice President

OWL Cybersecurity, a Denver-based cybersecurity company offering the world’s largest commercially available database of DARKINT, darknet intelligence, today announced cybersecurity expert and board member Andrew Lewman as Vice President. ​Lewman’s extensive background in the information security industry combines nearly 30 years of experience in both the private and public sectors. Lewman...

iovation Appoints Dwayne Melancon as New Vice President of Product

iovation Appoints Dwayne Melancon as New Vice President of Product

iovation, today announced it has appointed Dwayne Melancon to the role of vice president of product. Dwayne brings world-class product expertise following 17 years leading product development at Tripwire, where he brought a number of cutting edge cybersecurity solutions to market. In his new role, Dwayne will be responsible for all aspects of product innovation as iovation aggressively expands...

CyberSponse, Inc. Elects Larry Johnson as the Company’s Next CEO

CyberSponse, Inc. Elects Larry Johnson as the Company’s Next CEO

CyberSponse, Inc., the global leader in Security Orchestration Automation and Response, has raised the bar by electing Larry Johnson as the company’s next Chief Executive Officer. Johnson, who previously served as CyberSponse’s Chief Strategy Officer, will succeed Joseph Loomis, the company’s founder and current CEO. Loomis will continue forward focusing on his true passion-- designing...

Malwarebytes Integrates with ForeScout to Deliver Real-Time Threat Visibility

Malwarebytes Integrates with ForeScout to Deliver Real-Time Threat Visibility

Malwarebytes, the leading advanced malware prevention and remediation solution, today announced an integration with ForeScout Technologies, Inc., a leading Internet of Things (IoT) security company, to provide joint customers real-time threat visibility and remediation for both managed and unmanaged devices.​ The vast majority of today's attacks occur in just minutes, with the bulk of...

Sumo Logic Extends Support for SaaS Contracts on AWS Marketplace

Sumo Logic Extends Support for SaaS Contracts on AWS Marketplace

Sumo Logic today announced it now supports SaaS Contracts on AWS Marketplace, an online store that makes it easy for customers to find, buy and start using software and technical services that run on Amazon Web Services (AWS) with a single click. SaaS Contracts provide customers with the flexibility to select a subscription and terms that best fit their business needs, with money saving discounts...

Trend Micro Sponsors First Ever Guide for Cybercriminal Investigations

Trend Micro Sponsors First Ever Guide for Cybercriminal Investigations

Trend Micro Incorporated today announced the release of the first edition Cybercrime Investigation Body Of Knowledge (CIBOK) book by the CIBOK editorial committee. This book is designed to set a new standard for public-private partnerships in the global fight against cybercrime by providing the knowledge, skills and behaviors required to solve and prevent today’s threats.​ Trend Micro took...