Computer network security

Port53 Launches Penetration Testing Services to Level the Field for SMBs and SMEs

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 10:30pm

"For compliance reasons, businesses need to complete penetration testing," Omar Zarabi , President and CEO of Port53 says.

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  • "For compliance reasons, businesses need to complete penetration testing," Omar Zarabi , President and CEO of Port53 says.
  • Our new service enables organizations to utilize penetration testing in a continuous manner.
  • "\nHistorically, the process of penetration testing has been manual and labor-intensive, requiring cybersecurity individuals to simulate attacks against their organization to find vulnerabilities.
  • By leveraging the cloud, Port53delivers the same approach used by enterprise-level organizations to SMBs and SMEs at a fraction of the price.

Varada Consulting Awarded GSA MAS Contract to Provide IT Professional Services

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 7:50pm

b'"Varada is excited to achieve another milestone with our capabilities to provide the Federal government with the right solutions and expertise," said Tori Draude, Varada\'s Founder and CEO.

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  • b'"Varada is excited to achieve another milestone with our capabilities to provide the Federal government with the right solutions and expertise," said Tori Draude, Varada\'s Founder and CEO.
  • "Through this partnership with GSA, Varada has the right mechanism to provide clients with the right staff and high-quality solutions to achieve their goals.
  • "\nVarada will offer services to the government under SIN 54151S (IT Professional Services).
  • Through on-demand expertise and a growing consulting network, Varada\'s capabilities have supported the Executive Office of the President, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Justice, Defense Intelligence Agency, and Department of Veterans Affairs.

Cybercrime And National Security Prosecutor Shoba Pillay Joins Jenner & Block In Chicago

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 3:05pm

"Her expertise also broadens our growing cybersecurity and national security teams, as we offer an increasingly robust suite of services to clients.

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  • "Her expertise also broadens our growing cybersecurity and national security teams, as we offer an increasingly robust suite of services to clients.
  • "\nWhile serving in the US Attorney\'s Office\'s National Security and Cybercrime Section, Ms. Pillay led complex investigations and prosecutions involving export control issues and international sanctions violations.
  • "As well asbeing an accomplished and well-respected prosecutor, Shoba shares our values of collaboration, diversity and inclusion, service to the bar, andmentorship."\nMs.
  • Organizations turn to Jenner & Block for counseling on a variety of privacy and data security issues.

Recorded Future Strengthens Threat Intelligence and SecOps Intelligence Markets as the Only Provider of Automated, Verified, and High-Confidence Indicators

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 3:00pm

Evidence provided to security teams includes internet traffic between hosts including botnets, malware distribution, DDoS, scanning, C2 infrastructure, and data exfiltration.

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  • Evidence provided to security teams includes internet traffic between hosts including botnets, malware distribution, DDoS, scanning, C2 infrastructure, and data exfiltration.
  • Recorded Future has ingested, analyzed, and produced this intelligence for over a decade, offering clients actionable data and context to otherwise unknown threats."
  • Craig Adams, Chief of Product & Engineering, Recorded Future\nRecorded Future is the world\'s largest provider of intelligence for enterprise security.
  • By combining persistent and pervasive automated data collection and analytics with human analysis, Recorded Future delivers intelligence that is timely, accurate, and actionable.

Invicti Security Reports on Lost Year in Web Application Security

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 2:32pm

b'AUSTIN, Texas, April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Invicti Security, a global leader in web application security, today released the spring volume of its Invicti AppSec Indicator Report , which examines the prevalence of web vulnerabilities across more than 3,500 targets in every industry and more than 100 countries.

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  • b'AUSTIN, Texas, April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Invicti Security, a global leader in web application security, today released the spring volume of its Invicti AppSec Indicator Report , which examines the prevalence of web vulnerabilities across more than 3,500 targets in every industry and more than 100 countries.
  • If that trend had continued, the overall incidence of high-severity vulnerabilities would have decreased from 26% to about 20%.
  • Recent research indicates that the largest percentage of breaches in 2020 began with a web application, yet at the same time, the number and severity of a variety of other types of attacks reached new highs in 2020, diverting the time and resources of security organizations away from web application security.\n"It\'s very troubling to see this loss of momentum due to reduced attention to web application security," said Invicti president and COO Mark Ralls.
  • "As we look ahead, we hope to see organizations adopt best practices and invest in security, so that they can continue to advance their web security posture, protect their customers, and avoid being the next big security breach headline.

WhiteSource Releases Priority Score To Accelerate Application Security at Scale

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 2:00pm

Based on users\' preconfiguration, a priority score between 0 and 100 is then attributed to entities within their system per library or vulnerability.

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  • Based on users\' preconfiguration, a priority score between 0 and 100 is then attributed to entities within their system per library or vulnerability.
  • Software development and application security teams are increasingly relying on vulnerability detection tools throughout the development process.
  • "When a specific application provides access to financial data, or Personally Identifiable Information its security is considered a higher priority to handle.
  • The WhiteSource Priority Scoring lets organizations put their DevSecOps on autopilot, and accelerate software product delivery at scale.

Efren Zamaro Selected As SynED's Cyber Hero for Drive, Passion, and Curiosity at an Early Age

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 1:39pm

"They taught me about offensive and defensive operations and started my interest in cybersecurity and learning more on my own.

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  • "They taught me about offensive and defensive operations and started my interest in cybersecurity and learning more on my own.
  • Both \'EZ\' and his parents were engaged with the program and desired to take advantage of every opportunity we provided for the students," Woods said.
  • "This field rewards people who are passionate, proactive, and curious and I\'ve seen how those things can pay off.
  • "\nCrowdStrike is a leading cybersecurity company protecting customers from all cyber threats by leveraging its Security Cloud to stop breaches.

Secmation Partners with NC State University on Cybersecurity Initiative

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 1:33pm

b'RALEIGH, N.C., April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Secmation has announced their support of the North Carolina State University Department of Computer Science (CSC) and Secure Computing Institute, as one of the original ePartner sponsors of their Cybersecurity Initiative.\nAs one of the fastest growing cybersecurity R&D companies in the Research Triangle Park area, Secmation depends on increasing cybersecurity in education toprepare the next generation of cybersecurity minded professionals.

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  • b'RALEIGH, N.C., April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Secmation has announced their support of the North Carolina State University Department of Computer Science (CSC) and Secure Computing Institute, as one of the original ePartner sponsors of their Cybersecurity Initiative.\nAs one of the fastest growing cybersecurity R&D companies in the Research Triangle Park area, Secmation depends on increasing cybersecurity in education toprepare the next generation of cybersecurity minded professionals.
  • By partnering with NCSU on this initiative, Secmation can develop leading edge solutions alongside some of the brightest minds entering the industry while actively giving back to the NC cyber community.\nThe CSC Cybersecurity Initiative is a comprehensive strategy designed to meet the growing need for cybersecurity professionals across industry and government.
  • "\nThe Secure Computing Institute (SCI) at NC State University is a focal point for cybersecurity research and education at the university and the broader Research Triangle Park (RTP) area.
  • "\nSecmation joins other cybersecurity industry leaders such as Cisco, Bank of America, NetApp, PRA Health Sciences, and Truist in efforts to expand cybersecurity education at NC State.\nFind out more about Secmation at our website: www.Secmation.com\n'

airSlate Announces signNow Partnership with Defa3 Cyber Security

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 1:30pm

b'BOSTON, April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- airSlate , a leader in no-code workflow automation solutions, announced today that its award-winning eSignature solution, signNow , is available to customers of Defa3 Cyber Security, a pioneer partner and preferred provider of information technology and security solutions and services in the Middle East.

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  • b'BOSTON, April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- airSlate , a leader in no-code workflow automation solutions, announced today that its award-winning eSignature solution, signNow , is available to customers of Defa3 Cyber Security, a pioneer partner and preferred provider of information technology and security solutions and services in the Middle East.
  • "We are excited to partner with Defa3 Cyber Security and empower their customers to address a growing need to digitize and automate their document processes.
  • The company\'s portfolio of award-winning products, airSlate , pdfFiller , and signNow , empower teams to create, innovate, and automate to digitally transform their organizations to run faster and easier.\nDefa3 Cyber Security is a leader in cyber security solutions and services exclusively representing the world\'s bleeding-edge IT and Security technologies.
  • Driven by a strong dedication to customer success, Defa3 Cyber Security has built a reputation of being the preferred IT and Security partner in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa.

CREST Certification For Cyber Security Specialist, Stripe OLT

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 8:00am

b'BRISTOL, England, April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Stripe OLT, a cloud and cyber security specialist headquartered in Bristol, has joined an elite group of cyber security providers certified by CREST, the not for profit, cyber security accreditation and certification body.\nRecognised for their proficiency in the practice and delivery of Penetration-Testing, Stripe OLT have recently emerged as one of the up-and-coming cloud and cyber security providers in the UK.\nWith a recent rise in cyber security attacks, prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic, organisations are looking to specialists like Stripe OLT, to carry out robust security testing.\nAlso known as Pen-testing, this is a simulation technique used by \'ethical hackers\' to test the fragility of business systems and security defences.

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  • b'BRISTOL, England, April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Stripe OLT, a cloud and cyber security specialist headquartered in Bristol, has joined an elite group of cyber security providers certified by CREST, the not for profit, cyber security accreditation and certification body.\nRecognised for their proficiency in the practice and delivery of Penetration-Testing, Stripe OLT have recently emerged as one of the up-and-coming cloud and cyber security providers in the UK.\nWith a recent rise in cyber security attacks, prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic, organisations are looking to specialists like Stripe OLT, to carry out robust security testing.\nAlso known as Pen-testing, this is a simulation technique used by \'ethical hackers\' to test the fragility of business systems and security defences.
  • "\nIan Glover, President of CREST said:"By achieving CREST accreditation, Stripe OLT positions itself as a trusted provider of penetration testing services and demonstrates that its business processes, data security and testing methodologies meet the highest standards.\nWith the continuing rise of sophisticated cyber-attacks from criminal and state-sponsored hacking groups, Stripe OLT is well-placed to take advantage of the growing demand for professional penetration testing services.
  • "\nAbout:Stripe OLT are a Microsoft Gold partner who offer secure cloud-first technology to organisations throughout the UK.
  • Specialising in Cloud Solutions, Cyber Security and Managed IT, Stripe OLT offer a complete business technology solution.\n'