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Sectigo Announces Four Leaders Named to CRN's 2021 Women of the Channel List

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 2:05pm

b'ROSELAND, NJ, May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sectigo , a global provider of automated digital identity management and web security solutions, today announced that four of its leaders have been named to CRN\'s Women of the Channel list for 2021.

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  • b'ROSELAND, NJ, May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sectigo , a global provider of automated digital identity management and web security solutions, today announced that four of its leaders have been named to CRN\'s Women of the Channel list for 2021.
  • The 2021 Women of the Channel list acknowledges women from all over the IT channel, including vendors, distributors and solution providers.
  • "Jennifer, Bonnie, Michele and Kysha are each an asset to the team at Sectigo, as well as the channel industry as a whole.
  • With Jennifer at the helm, Sectigo has experienced over 35% YoY enterprise sales growth, far outpacing competitors in the space.

Parks Associates: 37% of US SMBs Likely to Purchase Cybersecurity Services in the Next Six Months

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 1:20pm

Event sponsors include Alarm.com, Calix, Cox Communities, Bitdefender, Tuya, Ayla Networks, Plume, and Airties.\n"More than 50% of US SMBs are concerned about the cybersecurity of employee\'s home networks," said Elizabeth Parks , President, Parks Associates.

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  • Event sponsors include Alarm.com, Calix, Cox Communities, Bitdefender, Tuya, Ayla Networks, Plume, and Airties.\n"More than 50% of US SMBs are concerned about the cybersecurity of employee\'s home networks," said Elizabeth Parks , President, Parks Associates.
  • "Employee sentiment is driving this trend, alongside increased office savings, productivity, and talent pool access.
  • With this rapid shift, it\'s time to rethink workplace technologymost especially, connectivity and security solutions.
  • If you need to be convinced, just ask Alexa when she\'s listening into your next confidential conference call from home.

As Americans Plan for Summer Travel, McAfee Maps Out How to Navigate Through New Security Landscape

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 5:01am

According to McAfee\xe2\x80\x99s 2021 Consumer Security Mindset: Travel Edition, 68% of Americans plan to travel for leisure this summer, with 12% doing so internationally.

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  • According to McAfee\xe2\x80\x99s 2021 Consumer Security Mindset: Travel Edition, 68% of Americans plan to travel for leisure this summer, with 12% doing so internationally.
  • Ensure that you don\xe2\x80\x99t conduct any financial transactions or share any personal details while on public Wi-Fi.\nConsider a holistic security solution.
  • Data for these regions can be requested via media contact below.\nMcAfee Corp. (Nasdaq: MCFE) is a leader in personal security for consumers.
  • McAfee\xc2\xae and the McAfee logo are trademarks of McAfee, LLC or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.

McAfee Named a Leader in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms (EPP)

Monday, May 10, 2021 - 7:58pm

b"McAfee Corp. (Nasdaq: MCFE), the device to cloud cybersecurity company, today announced it has been positioned as a Leader in the 2021 Gartner \xe2\x80\x9cMagic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms\xe2\x80\x9d1.

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  • b"McAfee Corp. (Nasdaq: MCFE), the device to cloud cybersecurity company, today announced it has been positioned as a Leader in the 2021 Gartner \xe2\x80\x9cMagic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms\xe2\x80\x9d1.
  • Increasingly, Leaders provide holistic XDR platforms that allow customers to consolidate their other tools and adopt a single-vendor solution.
  • Inspired by the power of working together, McAfee creates consumer and business solutions that make our world a safer place.
  • McAfee\xc2\xae and the McAfee logo are trademarks of McAfee, LLC or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.

Sophos Named a Leader in 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms

Monday, May 10, 2021 - 4:00pm

b"OXFORD, U.K., May 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sophos , a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, today announced that it has once again been named a Leader in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms (EPP).

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  • b"OXFORD, U.K., May 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sophos , a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, today announced that it has once again been named a Leader in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms (EPP).
  • Sophos recently launched Sophos XDR , significantly advancing its endpoint portfolio.
  • Sophos XDR is the industry\xe2\x80\x99s only extended detection and response (XDR) solution that synchronizes native endpoint, server, firewall, and email security.
  • It\xe2\x80\x99s easily managed in the cloud-based Sophos Central platform.\nSophos\xe2\x80\x99 best-in-class endpoint protection also includes Sophos Managed Threat Response (MTR), one of the industry\xe2\x80\x99s most widely used fully-managed threat hunting, detection and response services.

12 Sophos Executives Named 2021 CRN Women of the Channel

Monday, May 10, 2021 - 3:00pm

b'BURLINGTON, Mass., May 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sophos , a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, today announced that CRN\xc2\xae , a brand of The Channel Company , has named 12 Sophos executives to its esteemed 2021 Women of the Channel list.

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  • b'BURLINGTON, Mass., May 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sophos , a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, today announced that CRN\xc2\xae , a brand of The Channel Company , has named 12 Sophos executives to its esteemed 2021 Women of the Channel list.
  • Sophos executives on the list include:\nRegina Vignone, vice president of channel sales, East\nKrause, Malone and Stern are further honored on CRN\xe2\x80\x99s 2021 Power 100 elite list of distinguished leaders.
  • Already this year, five Sophos executives \xe2\x80\x93 including Krause, Malone and Clarke \xe2\x80\x93 were named 2021 CRN Channel Chiefs , and Vice President of Global MSP and Cloud Alliances Scott Barlow was named a Channel Partners and Channel Futures 2021 Channel Influencer .
  • Sophos also earned a 5-star rating in CRN\xe2\x80\x99s 2021 Partner Program Guide , and tops CRN\xe2\x80\x99s 2021 lists of coolest endpoint and managed security , cloud security , and mobile security companies.\n\xe2\x80\x9cCRN\xe2\x80\x99s 2021 Women of the Channel list acknowledges accomplished, influential women whose dedication, hard work and leadership accelerate channel growth,\xe2\x80\x9d said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company.

Sophos Announces Plans for New Data Centers in Canada, Australia and Japan

Monday, May 10, 2021 - 2:00pm

b'OXFORD, U.K., May 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sophos , a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, today announced plans to provide new data centers in Montreal, Canada, in July; Sydney, Australia, in August; and Tokyo, Japan, in September.

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  • b'OXFORD, U.K., May 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sophos , a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, today announced plans to provide new data centers in Montreal, Canada, in July; Sydney, Australia, in August; and Tokyo, Japan, in September.
  • Sophos already has data centers in the United States, Ireland and Germany.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cAdditionally, with the fast and massive migration to cloud computing, some organizations simply want to store their data in a specific geographical location.
  • With our data center expansion plans, Sophos would be able to address these critical business issues and add more capacity for growth.

MCP Launches AI-Powered Endpoint-Protection Solution

Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 7:58pm

b'State College, PA, May 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mission Critical Partners (MCP) today announced that its proprietary cybersecurity monitoring solution, Mission-Critical NetPulse SecureSM, now includes an option for endpoint protection, a malware detection-and-response (MDR) solution that detects and blocks malware and ransomware threats.\nUnlike traditional signature-based antivirus offerings, MCP\xe2\x80\x99s solution uses machine-learning models to detect zero-day malware, as well as known variants, fileless, script-based memory and external device-based attacks.

Key Points: 
  • b'State College, PA, May 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mission Critical Partners (MCP) today announced that its proprietary cybersecurity monitoring solution, Mission-Critical NetPulse SecureSM, now includes an option for endpoint protection, a malware detection-and-response (MDR) solution that detects and blocks malware and ransomware threats.\nUnlike traditional signature-based antivirus offerings, MCP\xe2\x80\x99s solution uses machine-learning models to detect zero-day malware, as well as known variants, fileless, script-based memory and external device-based attacks.
  • It is backed by MCP\xe2\x80\x99s security operations center (SOC), which continuously monitors for threats and alerts clients of suspicious activity.
  • The new solution is designed specifically for mission-critical and public-sector networks\xe2\x80\x94including servers, workstations, tablets and other devices\xe2\x80\x94which are twice as likely to be infected with malware or ransomware than other networks.\nAccording to Mike Beagles, MCP platform and service product manager, the endpoint protection was added to the Mission-Critical NetPulse SecureSM solutions suite because many mission-critical agencies are unsure which cybersecurity resources are available and have legacy tools in place, making them easy targets for today\xe2\x80\x99s cyberattackers to install malicious executable files on servers, workstations, tablets and other devices.\n\xe2\x80\x9cThis new advanced endpoint protection solution can act as an agency\xe2\x80\x99s frontline, and plays a crucial role in establishing a proactive, wide-ranging cybersecurity risk-prevention program,\xe2\x80\x9d Beagles said.\n'

Trend Micro Named A Leader by Independent Research Firm

Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 3:29pm

b'DALLAS, May 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704;TSE: 4704), a globalcybersecurity leader, today announced it has been named a leader, in The Forrester Wave: Enterprise Email Security, Q2 2021 report.

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  • b'DALLAS, May 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704;TSE: 4704), a globalcybersecurity leader, today announced it has been named a leader, in The Forrester Wave: Enterprise Email Security, Q2 2021 report.
  • "\n"The validation of our email security is critically important to our overall platform security offering," said Wendy Moore, vice president of product marketing for Trend Micro.
  • "In 2020, 91% of threats blocked by Trend Micro were email borne.
  • "\nIn its profile of Trend Micro, the Forrester report notes, "Trend Micro offers a broad portfolio of security solutions, including network, cloud, and endpoint security.

Bitdefender Hires Accomplished Marketing Executive Matthew Selheimer as Enterprise Growth Accelerates

Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 2:00pm

b'BUCHAREST, Romania and SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 6, 2021 PRNewswire/ -- Bitdefender, a global cybersecurity leader, today announced that Matthew Selheimer, an accomplished industry veteran with more than 25 years\' experience in cybersecurity, IT operations and enterprise applications, has joined the executive leadership team as Senior Vice President of Marketing.

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  • b'BUCHAREST, Romania and SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 6, 2021 PRNewswire/ -- Bitdefender, a global cybersecurity leader, today announced that Matthew Selheimer, an accomplished industry veteran with more than 25 years\' experience in cybersecurity, IT operations and enterprise applications, has joined the executive leadership team as Senior Vice President of Marketing.
  • "\nWith more than two decades of experience in cybersecurity and enterprise applications, Selheimer has deep technical knowledge and a demonstrated ability to drive increased solution demand by applying modern marketing principles.
  • Prior to Bitdefender, he held senior marketing, sales and business development roles for companies including Alert Logic, BMC Software, Deloitte & Touche, Informatica and others.
  • With deep investments in research and development, Bitdefender Labsdiscovers 400 new threats each minute and validates 30 billion threat queries daily.