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Overcoming Data Security Challenges in a Hybrid, Multicloud World

Cloud computing is evolving at a rapid pace. Today, there’s a range of choices for moving applications and data to cloud that includes various deployment models from public and private to hybrid cloud service types. Organizations are seeking ways to utilize multiple clouds as part of a broader digital strategy. With a multicloud approach, companies can avoid
Publish At:2020-07-09 13:35 | Read:172 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cloud Security Data Protection Data Security Hybrid Cloud In

Cyberattack Simulation Company XM Cyber Raises $17 Million

XM Cyber, an Israel-based company that offers a cyberattack simulation platform, announced on Thursday that it raised $17 million in a Series B funding round.The latest funding round, which brings the total raised by the firm to $49 million, saw participation from Macquarie Capital, Nasdaq Ventures, Our Innovation Fund, and Swarth Group.The money will be use
Publish At:2020-07-09 05:11 | Read:61 | Comments:0 | Tags:Network Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Identity & Access R

Future-Proofing Data With a Data Encryption Plan

Data volume storage needs are growing exponentially across hybrid multicloud environments. Meanwhile, companies are being faced with a greater number of regulations to follow, as well as increased exposure to data ransomware, theft and misuse. Many regulations, such as the General Data Protection Regulation, highlight encryption as an example of appropriate
Publish At:2020-07-08 10:58 | Read:130 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cloud Security Data Protection data encryption Compliance Da

Attack Surface Growing for Healthcare Industry

Attack Surface for Healthcare Firms is Pivoting and Scaling to Considerable Proportions, Report FindsDespite the well-documented increase in attacks against the healthcare industry during the COVID-19 pandemic, the industry is largely coping well against the cyber criminals. Nevertheless, the necessary and dramatic migration to cloud-based tele-health servic
Publish At:2020-07-01 15:43 | Read:87 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Risk Management Cloud Security

Threat Hunting Firm Hunters Raises $15 Million in Series A Round

Threat hunting solutions provider Hunters today announced that it closed a $15 million Series A funding round, which brings the total raised by the company to $20.4 million.The company plans to use the money to scale its solution to help identify attacks in the cloud, on the network, and on endpoints. The funds will allow Hunters to invest further in machine
Publish At:2020-06-30 12:42 | Read:76 | Comments:0 | Tags:Network Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Clo

The 2020 Cyber Resilient Organization: Preparation and Technology Differentiate High Performers

The Ponemon Institute just released its annual “The Cyber Resilient Organization” report, sponsored by IBM Security. In its fifth year, this study takes an in-depth look at organizations’ ability to prevent, detect, contain and respond to cyberattacks. The report examines changes in cyber resilience and identifies approaches and best practices organizations
Publish At:2020-06-29 18:30 | Read:177 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Incident Response Application Security Automation Cloud

Three Approaches to Cybersecurity Planning for Post-Pandemic Cloud Adoption

The global pandemic has been dictating how the whole world is reforming, businesses included. Different forums and analyst reports are increasingly calling out the future of businesses as they are moving their workloads to the cloud gradually. IDC “expects 2021 to be the year of multi-cloud” as the global COVID-19 pandemic reinforces the need for business to
Publish At:2020-06-24 11:06 | Read:146 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cloud Security Risk Management Cloud Adoption Cybersecurity

Data Security Company Open Raven Raises $15 Million

Cloud native data security platform Open Raven this week announced that it has closed a $15 million Series A funding, which brings the total raised to date to $19.1 million.The company, which emerged from stealth in February 2020, plans to use the new investment to expand engineering, customer support, sales and marketing.Based in Los Angeles, the 2019-found
Publish At:2020-06-17 11:58 | Read:92 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Cloud Security Data Protection Managemen

IBM Acquires Cloud Security Company Spanugo

IBM has announced a definitive agreement to acquire cloud cybersecurity posture management solutions provider Spanugo.Founded in 2017, the Santa Clara, California-based Spanugo aims to help organizations protect IT assets across the enterprise hybrid cloud, through automating resource discovery, configuration analysis and management, and the implementation o
Publish At:2020-06-16 14:10 | Read:122 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Cloud Security Management & Strategy

How Threat Actors Are Adapting to the Cloud

With organizations increasingly moving to cloud environments, cloud security is more critical than ever. Cloud environments often hold large troves of valuable and sensitive data that can put organizations and their customers at risk if they are breached. At the same time, many organizations are still discovering best practices surrounding cloud security and
Publish At:2020-06-10 11:12 | Read:227 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cloud Security Threat Intelligence X-Force IRIS Cloud Cloud

Misconfigured Public Cloud Databases Attacked Within Hours of Deployment

More Data May be Lost Through Misconfigured Public Cloud Databases Than We Are Led to BelieveMisconfigured cloud databases left exposed to the internet are a huge, but largely unquantified problem. New discoveries are found and reported by security researchers on a weekly basis. What hasn't been clear is whether bad actors can find them as easily as the rese
Publish At:2020-06-10 10:06 | Read:247 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Cloud Security Cloud

Navigating the Rapid Digital Shift: Ticket on the Bus, Not the Whole Bus

Global Companies’ Evaluation of Cybersecurity Solutions Selection Has Been Steadily Changing If it wasn’t already obvious to cybersecurity sales teams, there’s been a sea change for large organizations evaluating and buying new security products to protect their businesses. Responding to COVID-19, transformation plans that enable “work from home” such a
Publish At:2020-06-09 08:55 | Read:125 | Comments:0 | Tags:INDUSTRY INSIGHTS Cloud Security

VMware to Acquire Network Security Company Lastline

VMware on Thursday announced that it’s acquiring network security company Lastline for its research team and threat detection technology.Terms of the deal, which is expected to close in VMware’s second quarter (Q2 FY2021 ends on July 31), were not disclosed.Lastline has developed an AI-powered network detection and response platform designed to neutralize th
Publish At:2020-06-05 06:34 | Read:276 | Comments:0 | Tags:Network Security Cloud Security Management & Strategy

AppOmni Launches Solution to Protect SaaS Applications for Remote Workers

AppOmni Aims to Reduce SaaS Risks in Remote Working With Enterprise EssentialsAppOmni has launched a cloud security posture management (CSPM) product called Enterprise Essentials designed to automate the process of achieving best security practices for all major SaaS platforms, and provide visibility into what is happening to sensitive data in the cloud.The
Publish At:2020-06-03 15:57 | Read:154 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Application Security Cloud Security Data

Thoma Bravo to Acquire Secure Business Collaboration Firm Exostar

Private equity investment company Thoma Bravo on Tuesday announced its intention to acquire secure business collaboration solutions provider Exostar, reportedly for roughly $100 million.Exostar provides supply chain collaboration and management, identity access management, risk management, and secure collaboration solutions for highly regulated industries su
Publish At:2020-06-03 08:14 | Read:163 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Identity & Access Cloud Security Man


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