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TruHearing Achieves HITRUST® CSF Certification, Demonstrating Commitment To Data Security And Risk Mitigation

Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 5:09pm

Achieving the high bar set by HITRUST truly reinforces our longstanding devotion to innovation, data security and risk management," said Tommy Macdonald, president, CEO, TruHearing.

Key Points: 
  • Achieving the high bar set by HITRUST truly reinforces our longstanding devotion to innovation, data security and risk management," said Tommy Macdonald, president, CEO, TruHearing.
  • "As a healthcare organization, we understand the importance of dependability and have always prioritized effective data and information management.
  • An assessment process facilitated through HITRUST and validated by a third-party Authorized External Assessor confirmed that TruHearing has met federal regulations, state standards and industry-defined frameworks for risk mitigation.
  • Official certification lends credibility to operations, offering assurance that TruHearing is fully equipped to manage information threats and privacy compliance.

Anomali Provides Organizations with Greater Access to Strategic Threat Intelligence, Elevating Them Beyond the Limitations of Tactical Threat Data

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 7:11pm

This release further elevates customers beyond the limitations of tactical threat data by delivering greater access to high-fidelity, strategic threat intelligence.

Key Points: 
  • This release further elevates customers beyond the limitations of tactical threat data by delivering greater access to high-fidelity, strategic threat intelligence.
  • New capabilities empower customers to create more actionable investigations, increase detection accuracy, and improve response performance.
  • To learn more about our latest release, read the blog Anomali February Product Release: Moving Beyond Tactical Intelligence .
  • Anomali Threat Research is now providing a curated selection of summarized cybersecurity and threat intelligence events, with associated indicators of compromise (IOCs) and MITRE ATT&CK techniques.

Report: High-Tech Heist: Government IT Vendors And The Threat To U.S. Banks

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 3:00pm

The possibility of a similar attack represents an existential threat to the financial industry," said Dr. Layton.

Key Points: 
  • The possibility of a similar attack represents an existential threat to the financial industry," said Dr. Layton.
  • "The stark reality is that cyber attacks are growing faster and larger than government or banks can address them."
  • About China Tech Threat: We bring attention to the threats, dangers and vulnerabilities posed of information technology from entities owned and affiliated with the Chinese government.
  • We conduct research and collect on materials from other experts to better understand these complex issues and improve policy.

Over 50% Increase of Unique Cyber Threats in the Wild in 2020, Cymulate's Continuous Security Testing Report Reveals

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 1:00pm

Overall unique threats in the wild increased two folds from 389 in 2019 to 600 unique threats in 2020.

Key Points: 
  • Overall unique threats in the wild increased two folds from 389 in 2019 to 600 unique threats in 2020.
  • The financial sector is the most proactive and concerned with cyber threats, running 39% of the total assessments performed, and the technology sector is the second most security conscious.
  • The high-risk threats from the report are those that had the highest impact which is one of the metrics used in calculating risk.
  • "In 2020 we saw more concern for, and lack of security for MAC threats compared to the previous year alongside COVID-themed threats.

Over 50% Increase of Unique Cyber Threats in the Wild in 2020, Cymulate's Continuous Security Testing Report Reveals

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 1:00pm

Overall unique threats in the wild increased two folds from 389 in 2019 to 600 unique threats in 2020.

Key Points: 
  • Overall unique threats in the wild increased two folds from 389 in 2019 to 600 unique threats in 2020.
  • The financial sector is the most proactive and concerned with cyber threats, running 39% of the total assessments performed, and the technology sector is the second most security conscious.
  • The high-risk threats from the report are those that had the highest impact which is one of the metrics used in calculating risk.
  • "In 2020 we saw more concern for, and lack of security for MAC threats compared to the previous year alongside COVID-themed threats.

Check Point Software Joins Forces with SimilarWeb to Improve Security Awareness for Consumers

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 11:00am

Both companies will share threat intelligence to improve their threat detection and improve security awareness for their respective users.

Key Points: 
  • Both companies will share threat intelligence to improve their threat detection and improve security awareness for their respective users.
  • "We're excited to team up with SimilarWeb and provide an extra layer of threat intelligence that will enhance security awareness for SimilarWeb users," said Dror Levy, Head of Consumer Sales at Check Point Software Technologies.
  • Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. ( www.checkpoint.com ) is a leading provider of cyber security solutions to governments and corporate enterprises globally.
  • Check Point provides the most comprehensive and intuitive one point of control security management system.

Milton Security Awarded Authorized Skillbridge Organization Status

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 1:10pm

BREA, Calif., March 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Milton Security, a leading provider of Threat Hunting as a Service, XDR & MDR (MxDR) SOC Services, announced today that it has been awarded the status of Authorized SkillBridge Organization by the United States Department of Defense.

Key Points: 
  • BREA, Calif., March 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Milton Security, a leading provider of Threat Hunting as a Service, XDR & MDR (MxDR) SOC Services, announced today that it has been awarded the status of Authorized SkillBridge Organization by the United States Department of Defense.
  • For those members looking to move into a career in cyber security, Milton Security is now an authorized organization to provide that training.
  • "Milton Security has a heart for military service, since our founding," said Ethan Coulter, President of Milton Security.
  • As of February, 25th, 2021, Milton Security is an official Authorized SkillBridge Organization offering a 121-150 day hybrid internship program.

Logically Launches Cutting Edge Threat Intelligence Platform To Identify And Counter Mis- And Disinformation At Scale

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 11:15am

To combat this new normal, Logically is taking on this complex ecosystem with an industry leading threat intelligence platform capable of identifying, analyzing and counteracting online threats at scale.

Key Points: 
  • To combat this new normal, Logically is taking on this complex ecosystem with an industry leading threat intelligence platform capable of identifying, analyzing and counteracting online threats at scale.
  • It also provides access to a suite of countermeasures to tackle identified threats, including automated fact checking and open-source intelligence (OSINT) research.
  • Logically Intelligence partners work from within a customizable Situation Room which share active threats while analyzing current risks of any mis / disinformation campaigns.
  • Logically Intelligence was tested in beta format last year with government agencies and bodies in the U.S. and other regions.

Study: BloxOne Threat Defense Delivers Nearly 250% Return on Investment

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 4:00pm

The threat surface has grownexponentially as a result of the COVID-19 shutdowns and the accelerated adoption of remote work.

Key Points: 
  • The threat surface has grownexponentially as a result of the COVID-19 shutdowns and the accelerated adoption of remote work.
  • To better understand the costs, benefits, flexibilityand risk factors which affect organizations'security investment decisions, Infoblox commissionedForrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact () study onBloxOne Threat Defense.
  • BloxOne Threat Defense also reduced the burden on the security stackbyfiltering out a majority of events and threatsbefore they reach network security devices upstream.
  • BloxOne Threat Defense leverages DNS to provide a foundational layer of security from the network core to the edge, makingsecurity teams more effective whilestretching the value of theirsecurity budget."

Milton Security Launches Risk-Free Threat Hunting Proof of Value

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 3:43pm

BREA, Calif., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Milton Security, a leading provider of Threat Hunting as a Service, XDR & MDR (MxDR) SOC Services, announced today that it has launched a free, 15-day Proof of Value threat hunting trial.

Key Points: 
  • BREA, Calif., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Milton Security, a leading provider of Threat Hunting as a Service, XDR & MDR (MxDR) SOC Services, announced today that it has launched a free, 15-day Proof of Value threat hunting trial.
  • Its new Proof of Value proposition allows security teams to evaluate a best of breed threat hunting service without disrupting their current processes and capabilities.
  • While a control-centric approach to security is always encouraged, Milton Security focuses on monitoring network traffic and data in real-time, actively hunting for threats that may slip past security controls.
  • Milton Security operates a 24*7*365 unique Extended Detection & Response/Managed Detection & Response (MxDR) service that provides Threat Hunting As A Service using customers' existing security infrastructure.