Three Cybersecurity Stocks That Look Cheap (The Information) You can tell a company’s stock price has fallen too far when its shareholders resist private equity buyout offers on the grounds that valuations are too depressed for selling. That’s what has happened lately in enterprise software, and it’s a sign that there are bargains to be had for savvy …
Varonis Featured on CRN’s 2023 Security 100 List (GlobeNewswire News Room) Varonis Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRNS), a pioneer in data security and analytics, today announced that it has…
Resecurity Becomes Gold Sponsor of InfraGard National Members Alliance (PR Newswire) Resecurity is proud to announce that it has become a Gold Sponsor of InfraGard National Members Alliance (INMA), an FBI-affiliated nonprofit…
AT&T seeks to shed cybersecurity division -sources (Reuters) AT&T Inc , the second-biggest U.S. wireless carrier, is exploring a sale of its cybersecurity division, potentially undoing an acquisition it completed five years ago, according to people familiar with the matter.
Entitle Launches With $15M in Seed Funding to Bake Security Into Permissions Management (PR Newswire) Entitle today announced that it has exited stealth with $15 million in seed financing and launched its cloud permissions management platform….
Palo Alto Networks Goes “All-In” With New Cloud Infrastructure Investment in Switzerland (Longview News-Journal) Delivers its best-in-class cloud-based cyber security platforms in the country to support customers with their data location needs
Hackers Earn $180,000 for ICS Exploits at Pwn2Own Miami 2023 (SecurityWeek) White hat hackers received $180,000 at Pwn2Own Miami 2023 for exploits targeting widely used ICS products.
Huawei Hunting (The Wire China) Huawei faces a new existential threat from U.S. sanctions. But Washington is still finding international support for its campaign against Huawei hard to come by.
Fear Made John McAfee Rich. It Also Ruined Him (Bloomberg) The cybersecurity pioneer’s long, strange saga started in Silicon Valley and ended in a Spanish prison. An exclusive story and podcast.
Former Wells Fargo executive opens up about leadership failures during account scandal (WBUR) In 2016, news broke that Wells Fargo bank employees opened up bogus accounts in customers’ names to meet unattainable sales goals.
WSJ News Exclusive | Facebook Parent Meta Gives Thousands of Workers Subpar Reviews (Wall Street Journal) The performance ratings may signal that more job cuts are on the way at Facebook parent Meta, people familiar with the matter said.
Virginia cybersecurity firm expands to Tampa, plans to add 30 jobs (Tampa Bay Times) The company has leased an office in Tampa’s Westshore District.
Darktrace hires EY for independent review of finances (Reuters) British cyber security company Darktrace said on Monday it had commissioned a third-party review of its finances by EY, weeks after a short-seller questioned its results.
Cybersecurity M&A Roundup for February 1-15, 2023 (SecurityWeek) Seventeen cybersecurity merger and acquisition (M&A) deals were announced in the first half of February 2023.
MVP Vibe Fest Bridges Gap Between Athletics and Cybersecurity (Dark Reading) Top athletes compete both on and off the track in a mix of track and field events and cyber games.
High Wire Networks Onshores Cybersecurity Operation Centers As Customer Growth Tops 430% to 1,000 Businesses Worldwide (GlobeNewswire News Room) High Wire Networks, Inc. (OTCQB: HWNI), a leading global provider of managed cybersecurity and IT…
Entara Recognized on CRN’s 2023 MSP 500 List in the Security 100 Category (GlobeNewswire News Room) Entara Named by CRN to Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 List in the Security 100 Category for Second Time…
DocuSign to lay off 10% of its workforce, or about 700 employees (CNBC) E-signature software company DocuSign on Thursday announced plans to cut around 10% of its workforce.
OTORIO Inducted Into World Economic Forum Global Innovators Community (OTORIO) OTORIO joins the prestigious World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Innovators Community contributing ideas to address long-term global security concerns.
SecurityBridge Achieves 100 Percent 2022 YOY Growth in License Revenue And Expands Its Groundbreaking SAP Cyber Security Solution As The Company Targets The U.S. Market (Yahoo) Throughout 2022, SecurityBridge continued to advance that state of SAP security by introducing its One-Click Patch Management, which provides instant insight into missing SAP security patches, streamlining the process of identifying and applying applicable patches. The company also launched a new Security Roadmap, simplifying the journey to SAP security by grouping all required software fixes. In addition, SecurityBridge enhanced the Security & Compliance Manager with multi-baseline support, ena
CommandK raises $3m to become the command center for enterprise security (News Direct) CommandK is helping engineering teams gain more control over their secrets, enabling developers to build secure apps quickly with zero change management.
Versasec Joins Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (PRWeb) STOCKHOLM (PRWEB) February 15, 2023
Versasec, a global leader in credential management, is proud to announce its membership in the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA), a global ecos
DigitalOcean axes about 11 percent of workforce (Register) The layoffs will continue until morale improves
‘CyberArk hired 150 employees last quarter” (Globes) Set to step down as CEO after 18 years, Udi Mokady tells “Globes” how CyberArk has continued to grow despite the tech crisis.
How cyber athletes are gaming the job market (MasterCard) As cyberattacks continue to rise, cybersecurity competitions are drawing fresh talent — and many gamers — to shore up a field with a huge workforce gap.
The cyber security business is very strong, says Akamai CEO Tom Leighton (CNBC) Tom Leighton, Akamai CEO, joins ‘TechCheck’ to discuss his thoughts on the company after shares plunge despite beating earnings estimates in the fourth quarter.
NSA again chooses CACI for $2.4B award and protestors return (Washington Technology) The National Security Agency has now twice chosen CACI International for the network analysis contract and is now facing a second round of protests.
Cerberus Sentinel Announces Termination of Public Offering of Common Stock (GlobeNewswire News Room) Cerberus Cyber Sentinel Corporation (“Cerberus Sentinel” or the “Company”)…
ReliaQuest Completes Strategic Transition to Partner-First Channel Model to Empower Customers and Partner Network (GlobeNewswire News Room) ReliaQuest, a force multiplier of security operations, announced today that the company will be moving to…
The hottest cybersecurity startups to watch in 2023, according to VCs (Fortune) Keep your eye on these cybersecurity startups in 2023.
Smaller Companies Facing Cybersecurity Insurance Headwinds: Equifax Executive (Broadband Breakfast) Cost of insurance for cybersecurity could be a problem for smaller companies.
Products, Services, and Solutions
CyberGRX Launches Portfolio Risk Findings to Help Customers Identify Their Riskiest Vendors (Business Wire) Enabling customers to pinpoint and prioritize security weaknesses across their entire third-party portfolio
Syxsense First to Combine Endpoint Security Scanning and Remediation for CIS Level 1 Benchmarking and Compliance (Business Wire) IT and security teams can now quickly evaluate endpoint compliance against more than 300 CIS Level 1 Benchmarks, accelerating vulnerability assessment and remediation
Binary Defense, ExtraHop in New Managed Network Detection and Response Pact (MSSP Alert) ExtraHop’s Reveal(x) 360 customers can add Binary’s MDR services and security operations center (SOC) capabilities to their portfolios.
Radware launches new series of attack mitigation platforms (SecurityBrief Australia) The next-generation offering combines performance and DDoS protection with enriched usability and visibility to defend against increasingly sophisticated cyber threats.
Radware Introduces a Best-of-Suite Approach to Cloud Application Protection (GlobeNewswire News Room) Delivers seamless 360-degree application protection from browser side to server side; adds advanced client-side protection…
Cradlepoint successfully demonstrates SD-WAN and 5G network slicing for distributed enterprises at Ericsson D-15 Labs (GlobeNewswire News Room) Cradlepoint cellular-aware SD-WAN steers applications into the optimal network slices, allowing enterprises to take advantage of true differentiated…
Perimeter 81 Partners with TD SYNNEX to Expand Distribution of Award-Winning Platform (Business Wire) Agreement empowers Perimeter 81 to share its innovative solutions to a greater number of customers
Concentric AI Uniquely Addresses Data Security Needs for Financial Services Organizations with Autonomous Data Security Posture Management (Business Wire) Growing Number of Financial Organizations Leverage Concentric AI for Accurately Finding Sensitive Data Across Locations, Assessing Risk, and Remediating Security Issues
Lacework Releases High-Fidelity, Composite Alerts for Polygraph® Data Platform (PR Newswire) Lacework®, the data-driven cloud security company, today announced the release of high-fidelity composite alerts on the Lacework Polygraph®…
Xcitium expands international partner network to tackle growing global security threat (GlobeNewswire News Room) Xcitium, the malware prevention specialist and full-stack security provider, today announced an…
Orca Security Offers Best-in-Class Approach to Secure Cloud-Native Applications, Expanding with ThreatOptix’s Agent-Based Runtime Protection (Business Wire) Strategic partnership with ThreatOptix, started by SentinelOne co-founder, provides runtime protection and enforcement for mission critical workloads
Alcatraz AI Announces Web-Based Mobile Enrollment and Biometric Privacy Consent Management to Streamline Onboarding and Increase Transparency (GlobeNewswire News Room) AI and machine learning are transforming the way people enter buildings and secure areas by making access frictionless and more secure, while protecting…
ESET launches ESET Cyber Security for macOS v7.3 (TahawulTech.com) The new underlying ESET Cyber Security for macOS architecture is based on micro-services, meaning components run in a secure and optimal manner.
Fortinet Helps Launch The Cybercrime Atlas Initiative, Enabling Businesses, Law Enforcement Agencies, and Threat Intelligence Researchers to Disrupt Cybercrime at a Global Scale (CXOToday.com) The Cybercrime Atlas initiative brings together global leaders to fight cyberthreats and map the cybercrime landscape, covering criminal operations, structures
SentinelOne DataSet Achieves AWS Container Competency Status (Business Wire) SentinelOne Strengthen Use Case for Cloud, Containers, and Kubernetes
KnowBe4 Integrates with BlackBerry to Help Businesses Reduce Risky Sec (PRWeb) KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, today announced its new SecurityCoach product n
Facebook Parent Launching ‘Meta Verified’ Subscription Service (Wall Street Journal) Meta Platforms plans to test “Meta Verified,” starting at $11.99 a month, in Australia and New Zealand.
Paid security features at Twitter and Meta spark cybersecurity concerns (Washington Post) Cyber pros have questions about paid security features at Twitter and Meta
Official: Twitter will now charge for SMS two-factor authentication (The Verge) Better change your 2FA, or Twitter will turn it off
Twitter Shuts Off Text-Based 2FA for Non-Subscribers (SecurityWeek) Twitter creates a security ruckus with the sudden decision to turn off the text message/SMS method of 2FA for non-subscribers.
Twitter’s Two-Factor Authentication Change ‘Doesn’t Make Sense’ (WIRED) The company will soon require users to pay for a Twitter Blue subscription to get sign-in codes via SMS. Security experts are baffled.
Twitter will limit uses of SMS 2-factor authentication. What does this mean for users? (NPR) Users who don’t pay a fee for Twitter Blue within the next 30 days will lose SMS two-factor authentication. But there are ways to work around this without signing up for a Twitter subscription.
SMS-Based 2FA Will Be Limited to Twitter Blue Users (HackRead) Twitter will now charge for 2FA, limiting the must-have security feature to only Twitter Blue subscribers.
Twitter Limits SMS-Based 2-Factor Authentication to Blue Subscribers Only (The Hacker News) Twitter is changing its 2FA policy, limiting the use of SMS-based authentication to its Blue subscribers only.
An update on two-factor authentication using SMS on Twitter (Twitter) An update on two-factor authentication using SMS on Twitter
Egnyte Helps Teams Improve Productivity with Enhanced Functionality Across Product Lines | Egnyte (Egnyte) Egnyte, the secure platform for content collaboration and governance, announced several product enhancements across security and governance, mobile, and the Egnyte for Life Sciences’ Controlled Document Management application. These updates improve the functionality of the Egnyte platform so that users can work faster and smarter.
New infosec products of the week: February 17, 2023 (Help Net Security) The featured infosec products this week are from: CyberSaint, DigiCert, Finite State, FireMon, and Veeam Software.
Introducing Drata’s Open API (Drata) A connected and automated risk and compliance ecosystem is now possible with Drata’s Open API. Keep reading to learn how.
The Instillery deepens its partnership with Zscaler (IT Brief New Zealand) The Instillery has achieved the 3-peat in partnership status as a Zscaler authorised services partner, Zscaler managed services partner and Zenith partner.
Rebellion, a Cyber Simulation Developer, in Deal with Sofwerx to Strengthen, Scale Cyber Readiness (MSSP Alert) The Nova platform is Rebellion’s flagship cyber readiness product to accurately assess how cyber defenses perform against adversarial attacks.
DISA Approves Riverbed’s Network Analytics Tool Security Guide (ExecutiveBiz) Looking for the latest Government Contracting News? Check out our story: DISA Approves Riverbed’s Network Analytics Tool Security Guide. Click to read the
Microsoft shifts to a comprehensive SaaS security solution (Microsoft Security) Software as a service (SaaS) apps are ubiquitous, hybrid work is the new normal, and protecting them and the important data they store is a big challenge for organizations.
OneSpan Strengthens Protection of Web3 with New Innovative Cloud Notarization Solution (Business Wire) Co-created with OneSpan notary customers, the new solution offers a convenient way to notarize documents digitally with the industry’s highest level of security
Radware Adds a New Weapon to its DDoS-Fighting Arsenal (Radware Blog) In 2022, Radware saw DDoS attacks grow by over 200% and the number of blocked events per customer nearly doubled each quarter. The precipitous growth in DDoS attacks is frightening.
Aryaka Invests in Bringing its Award-Winning Managed SD-WAN and SASE to More Markets and Industry Verticals (PR Newswire) Aryaka®, the leader in Unified SASE solutions, today announced that it is increasing investment in its Hyperscale Point-Of-Presence (POP)…
Orca Launches New Capabilities to Optimize Cloud Security and Cloud Spend from a Single Platform (Business Wire) Patented SideScanning™ Technology Automatically Identifies And Eliminates Cloud Waste For Organizations
Indusface is the Only Vendor to be Recognized as Customers’ Choice with 100% Customer Recommendation for 3 consecutive years (PR Newswire) Indusface, an application security SaaS company trusted by 5000+ customers globally, has been recognized as a Customers’ Choice globally on the…
Versa Networks Earns Multiple Leadership Accolades in KuppingerCole’s SASE Leadership Compass Report for its Industry-Leading SASE Solution (Business Wire) Versa Unified SASE Ranked Highly Among Nine Other SASE Solutions Based on Overall Industry Leadership, Product Leadership and Completeness, Market Leadership, and Innovation Leadership
Noetic Cyber Achieves SOC 2® Type II Compliance (GlobeNewswire News Room) Successful completion of recent controls audit demonstrates Noetic’s commitment to customer security…
StarTree Receives SOC 2 Type II Certification, Demonstrating Best-in-Class Security, Integrity, and Privacy (GlobeNewswire News Room) SOC 2 Type II Certification marks a major milestone in the company’s security roadmap to accelerate vendor onboarding and support customer compliance….
Appdome Strengthens Go-to-Market Leadership to Meet Accelerating Demand for Mobile Cyber Defense Automation (PR Newswire) Appdome, the mobile economy’s one and only Cyber Defense Automation platform, today announced that it has expanded its global leadership team…
Nozomi Networks Expands Strategic Partnership with Mandiant to Deliver Advanced OT & IoT Threat Intelligence and Response (GlobeNewswire News Room) Nozomi Networks, the leader in OT and IoT security, today announced an expanded global strategic…
Dynatrace and Snyk Unify Security Insights Across the Entire Software Lifecycle (Business Wire) “DevSecOps Lifecycle Coverage with Snyk” app, developed with the new Dynatrace AppEngine, will enable teams to mitigate security risks across pre-production and production environments, including runtime vulnerability detection, blocking, and remediation
New infosec products of the week: February 17, 2023 (Help Net Security) The featured infosec products this week are from: CyberSaint, DigiCert, Finite State, FireMon, and Veeam Software.
Cisco unveils new cloud security solutions (SC Media) The recent Cisco Live 2023 Amsterdam event saw the security firm unveiling a new lineup of cloud security tools and features, according to CRN.
Cleerly partners with ClearDATA to keep patient health data secure (VatorNews) Cleerly uses AI to identify the features of plaques that may cause heart attacks
ReliaQuest goes all-in on channel (Microscope) Cyber security player shares 100% partner commitment at a time that Searchlight Cyber reveals there are emerging opportunities for MSSPs around the dark web
ProofPoint and Gatewatcher ramp up partner programmes (Microscope) Cyber security players are looking for growth with channel offerings that increase support and incentives.
Proofpoint Unveils New Simplified Partner Program to Accelerate Channel Growth (GlobeNewswire News Room) Proofpoint Element Partner Program strengthens resellers’ position and market opportunity with enhanced sales and marketing development resources,…
BAE Systems partners with Home Office to help identify national security risks at the UK border (BAE Systems | International) BAE Systems Digital Intelligence is partnering with the Home Office to develop data analysis technology that will help protect the UK’s border and simplify processes for traders and travellers in a three-year £38m contract.
Radware Introduces Industry-Leading Lineup of High-Capacity Attack Mitigation Platforms (GlobeNewswire News Room) Combines two- to three-fold performance increases and state-of-the-art DDoS protection with an innovative security operations management solution…
WatchGuard Launches New Line of Firewall Products to Enhance Unified Security for Remote and Distributed Businesses (RealWire) Powered by WatchGuard’s Unified Security Platform® architecture, new Fireboxes deliver enhanced performance and added security capabilities that MSPs and IT admins can easily manage in WatchGuard Cloud
SEATTLE – February 16, 2023 – WatchGuard® Technologies, a global leader in unified cybersecurity, today announced the release of its new Firebox T25/T25-W, T45/T45-POE/T45-W-POE, and T85-POE tabletop firewall appliances
Dynatrace Launches AppEngine to Enable Teams to Build Custom Apps that Unlock Insights and Drive Automation from Cloud Observability, Security, and Business Data (Business Wire) Empowers teams across organizations to collaborate, create, and share causal AI-driven solutions for any BizDevSecOps use case
Dynatrace Launches AutomationEngine to Drive Intelligent Cloud Automation (Business Wire) Answer-driven automation across the broad spectrum of BizDevSecOps workflows enables organizations to tame cloud complexity, act faster, and do more with fewer resources
Dynatrace Platform to Power Boundless Observability and Security Analytics (Business Wire) Expands Grail data lakehouse to additional data types with graph-based multicloud topology and dependencies, and unveils new user experience to simplify custom analytics for nearly infinite BizDevSecOps use cases
Building a better, more useful 1Password (1Password Blog) Learn about the latest improvements coming to 1Password 8 for iOS, Android, Mac, Windows, and Linux.
ESET Launches Threat Intelligence Services – Delivering In-Depth Reports to Organizations and Governments (PR Newswire) ESET, a global leader in digital security, today announced the availability of its threat intelligence services, designed to extend an…
Brian Gumbel Appointed President of Armis (Armis) The new 100m USD ARR cybersecurity centaur will focus on its next wave of growth for 2024 and prepare for potential future IPO
NetSPI Appoints Scott Lundgren and John Spiliotis to its Board of Directors (PR Newswire) NetSPI, the leader in enterprise penetration testing and offensive security, today announced the appointment of Scott Lundgren and John…
Proceed Group Appoints New Managing Director to Renew Focus on Fast-Tracking RISE for SAP Customers (PR Newswire) Proceed Group, the SAP data management specialists, announced today that Robert Reuben has been appointed as managing director after three…
Trustmarque appoints former NTT Data UK boss as CEO (CRN) Simon Williams takes the top position at provider of IT solutions and services
Deepwatch Names Mel Wesley as Chief Financial Officer (Business Wire) Successful finance and cybersecurity industry veteran to support rapid growth
John Paul Cunningham joins Silverfort as CISO (Silverfort) Silverfort has announced the appointment of John Paul Cunningham as Chief Information Security Officer.
Telos Corporation Expands Team to Amplify Federal and Commercial Portfolios (GlobeNewswire News Room) Two new additions bring more than 60 combined years of experience driving growth for technology solutions…
Former Intacct CMO Dr. Ian Howells Joins Red Sift as Chief Business Officer (Business Wire) With more than 20 years of C-level experience, Howells is focused on fueling global growth and adoption of the Red Sift Digital Resilience Platform
Former NSA Director Joins Duality Advisory Board (PR Newswire) Duality Technologies, the leader in privacy preserving data collaboration is proud to announce that Adm. Michael Rogers (ret.), former…
Okta Names Neville Vincent as Vice President for Asia – Fintech Singapore (Fintech Singapore) Okta announced that it has appointed information technology industry veteran Neville Vincent as Vice President for Asia.
Kelly Johnson exits Eset as Aussie leadership shifts to Singapore (ARN) Eset Australia country manager Kelly Johnson is to leave the vendor as its local leadership transfers to Singapore.
Former Allianz Veteran Hartmut Mai Joins Cyber Insurance Technology Leader Cyberwrite (Longview News-Journal) Global insurance leader joins Cyberwrite as group president
Intel Loses Top Network Exec Amid Group Leadership Change (CRN) Hong Hou departed Intel as COO of the company’s Network and Edge Group amid a leadership change in the division.
Venable LLP taps new partner-in-charge for Baltimore office (Baltimore Business Journal) Venable LLP is one of a number of large law firms in Baltimore that have named new local leaders so far this year.
Deloitte Romania strengthens its cybersecurity team by appointing Andrea Multari as partner and leader (Business Review) Who’s News – Deloitte Romania strengthens its cybersecurity team by appointing Andrea Multari, an experienced professional in cyber across multiple domains and
McLean’s Cycurion names Kevin Kelly CEO ahead of SPAC merger (Washington Business Journal) Cycurion Inc., a McLean cybersecurity solutions firm set to go public via a SPAC merger this year, has appointed a new CEO to guide it through its next phase of growth.
Kaspersky appoints Rashed Al Momani as the General Manager for the Middle East (ITP.net) Operations in Saudi Arabia and Bahrain will be led by Mohamad Hashem as the newly appointed General Manager for the two countries.
QuSecure Expands its Board of Directors as Quantum Market Rapidly Accelerates (Business Wire) Current Intelsat Board Chair and Former Senior Executive at IBM, Salesforce, Visa and Hewlett Packard Lisa Hammitt Joins QuSecure’s Board of Directors
Dr. Cindy Vestergaard is RKVST’s new vice president special projects and external relations (Business Wire) Nuclear sector and global security blockchain expert joins leader in trustworthy digital archives and supply chain integrity, transparency and trust
Acalvio Announces Federal Advisory Board and Appoints Former Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral James “Sandy” Winnefeld, as Its Chair (Business Wire) Acalvio Technologies, the leader in cyber deception technology, today announced its Federal Advisory Board, which will be comprised of government and industry leaders and experts dedicated to advising Acalvio on meeting federal government needs as well as providing informed perspectives on pertinent defense and security issues.
QinetiQ forms new Australia unit, names CEO (Sharecast) Defence technology company QinetiQ said it had formed a new Australia Sector and named Gary Stewart as its chief executive.
NSA Veteran Lori Weatherwax Joins LexisNexis Special Services; Haywood Talcove Quoted (GovCon Wire) Looking for the latest GovCon News? Check out our story: NSA Veteran Lori Weatherwax Joins LexisNexis Special Services. Click to read more!
Salt Security Appoints Gilad Gruber as Senior Vice President of Engineering (PR Newswire) Salt Security, the leading API security company, today announced the addition of Gilad Gruber to the Salt executive team as senior vice…