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Pentadata Announces Open Finance Integration with Akoya

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 1:04pm

Known for supporting data developers with building fintech apps, rewards, cash-back, and card-linking programs, Pentadata has partnered with Akoya, a new network offering API-based, permissioned access to consumer financial data.

Key Points: 
  • Known for supporting data developers with building fintech apps, rewards, cash-back, and card-linking programs, Pentadata has partnered with Akoya, a new network offering API-based, permissioned access to consumer financial data.
  • With Pentadata, developers can safely and securely access fully-permissioned financial data from consumer bank accounts and credit cards.
  • The API integration with Akoya gives Pentadata even greater access to high-quality and consistent financial data to help application developers and fintech companies build apps in a secure way.
  • Pentadata adheres to stringent technical standards and best practices aligned with the 12 major North American financial institutions that back Akoya.

Financial Data Exchange Announces New Canadian Director

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 3:00pm

The Financial Data Exchange (FDX) today announced that it has hired Jason Chomik to serve as Director of its Canadian operations and to lead FDXs Canadian financial services ecosystem members in further developing the FDX API for use in Canada.

Key Points: 
  • The Financial Data Exchange (FDX) today announced that it has hired Jason Chomik to serve as Director of its Canadian operations and to lead FDXs Canadian financial services ecosystem members in further developing the FDX API for use in Canada.
  • FDX has developed technical data sharing standards for use in open banking and open finance frameworks that empower consumers to better understand, leverage, and benefit from their own financial data and improve their financial lives.
  • The mission of FDXs Canada working group is to develop and adapt FDXs financial data sharing standards for the Canadian market and to cultivate a culture of collaboration, communication, and technical inclusiveness across the Canadian financial services ecosystem in development of the standards.
  • Chomik will also serve as FDXs primary executive in engagement with the overall Canadian financial services ecosystem, Canadian policymakers and regulators and other Canadian stakeholders.

Wavicle Data Solutions Introduces Augment™, Its New Machine Learning-Powered Augmented Data Management Platform

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 1:00pm

CHICAGO, July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Chicago-based Wavicle Data Solutions, a leading data analytics firm offering cloud migration services and data management consulting, today announced the launch of Augment, the company's new data management platform for achieving clean, compliant data as quickly as possible.

Key Points: 
  • CHICAGO, July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Chicago-based Wavicle Data Solutions, a leading data analytics firm offering cloud migration services and data management consulting, today announced the launch of Augment, the company's new data management platform for achieving clean, compliant data as quickly as possible.
  • Augment was specifically developed to address the ongoing challenges Wavicle teams experienced with their client's data analytics and data management projects and the gaps that lead to expensive developments and delayed data delivery.
  • According to Gartner, 60% of organizations say the need for data quality across data sources and environments is their biggest data management challenge.
  • In addition, Wavicle has taken extra steps to ensure that Augment is truly an augmented and unified platform by implementing sophisticated machine learning techniques.

New Study Finds More Than 70% of Automation Initiatives are Held Back by Security Concerns and Data Silos

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 1:00pm

IT and business teams working closely together can shrink or even eliminate organization silos, significantly reducing time to market.

Key Points: 
  • IT and business teams working closely together can shrink or even eliminate organization silos, significantly reducing time to market.
  • There's automation everywhere: 95% of organizations have implemented or are in the process of implementing automation initiatives, such as streamlined employee onboarding processes, to improve productivity.
  • IT leads automation initiatives: Just over two-thirds (67%) of organizations say their automation initiatives are IT-led (i.e., driven by the IT department and the technology that is available).
  • Security and governance, along with data distributed across multiple apps and platforms, continue to pose a challenge to automation initiatives, and hinder innovation.

JupiterOne Integrations Increase Value and Context for Cyber Assets

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 1:00pm

With these strategic integrations, JupiterOne customers gain visibility across their environment and augment their existing workflows with additional context about their relationships.

Key Points: 
  • With these strategic integrations, JupiterOne customers gain visibility across their environment and augment their existing workflows with additional context about their relationships.
  • This model must be built on the foundation of understanding around how all cyber assets connect to each other," said Erkang Zheng, Chief Executive Officer of JupiterOne.
  • "Our partnership with JupiterOne is about adding more context to the cyber assets and relationships that ultimately bring value to an organization."
  • JupiterOne is a cyber asset management and governance solution company, providing visibility and security into your entire cyber asset universe.

Openly Selects Snapsheet's Industry Leading, Claims Management Software to Simplify Homeowners Insurance

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 1:00pm

CHICAGO, July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Snapsheet , an emerging leader in cloud-native claims management software, today announced a new partnership with Openly , the premium homeowners insurance platform.

Key Points: 
  • CHICAGO, July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Snapsheet , an emerging leader in cloud-native claims management software, today announced a new partnership with Openly , the premium homeowners insurance platform.
  • Openly selected Snapsheet's end-to-end claims management platform to offer greater transparency, faster cycle times, and better customer experiences throughout the claims process.
  • "We created Openly with simple insurance in mind, and we needed a flexible claims system that could keep up with our pace of revolutionizing homeowners insurance," said Chris Bacon, Chief Operations Officer of Openly.
  • Openly is truly reimagining homeowners insurance, and we are excited to support their claims needs to enable better customer experiences for homeowners across the country."

Algolia Advances API-First Software Development; Valuation Soars to $2.25 Billion With $150 Million Series D Funding

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 1:00pm

SAN FRANCISCO, July 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Algolia , the leading API Platform for Search & Dynamic Experiences, has closed $150 million in series D funding led by Lone Pine Capital at a post-money valuation of $2.25 billion.

Key Points: 
  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Algolia , the leading API Platform for Search & Dynamic Experiences, has closed $150 million in series D funding led by Lone Pine Capital at a post-money valuation of $2.25 billion.
  • This latest funding round brings Algolias total funding to $315 million.
  • The future is API-first a reality underscored by the growth seen by Twilio, Stripe, Algolia, and others in the API economy.
  • And were excited to continue to solve customers' problems as we continue to expand beyond search with Algolia Recommend and Predict.

Fastly Hits Critical Milestone in Extending App and API Protection to The Network Edge With Superior Signal Technology

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 2:00pm

Fastly, Inc. (NYSE: FSLY), a global edge cloud platform provider, today announced beta availability of the Signal Sciences agent on the Fastly edge cloud platform.

Key Points: 
  • Fastly, Inc. (NYSE: FSLY), a global edge cloud platform provider, today announced beta availability of the Signal Sciences agent on the Fastly edge cloud platform.
  • This represents a critical milestone toward Fastlys vision of empowering developers to protect apps and APIs in every environmentcloud, on-premise, hybrid and now at the network edge.
  • "Both DDoS and web application attacks are on the rise, and mitigation at the edge is more important than ever before.
  • With real-time signals security teams can accurately detect suspicious traffic and quickly create rules to protect against potential attacks."

ForAllSecure Launches Automated API Security Solution that Can Start Detecting Bugs in Five Minutes

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 2:30pm

PALO ALTO, Calif., July 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ForAllSecure, a pioneer in autonomous application security, announced today the newest addition to its product portfolio, Mayhem for API .

Key Points: 
  • PALO ALTO, Calif., July 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ForAllSecure, a pioneer in autonomous application security, announced today the newest addition to its product portfolio, Mayhem for API .
  • Up and running in just five minutes, Mayhem for API is an easy-to-use API testing solution that maintains an organization's velocity by combining API performance, reliability and security results through continuous testing practices.
  • "Mayhem for API was designed with simplicity in mind," said Alex Rebert, Head of Innovation at ForAllSecure.
  • Utilizing patented technology from a decade of research at Carnegie Mellon University, ForAllSecure delivers an advanced fuzz testing solution.

Salt Security "State of API Security" Report Finds API Attack Traffic has Grown at Triple the Rate of Overall API Traffic

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 1:00pm

PALO ALTO, Calif., July 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Salt Security , the leading API security company, today released the Salt Labs State of API Security Report, Q3 2021 .

Key Points: 
  • PALO ALTO, Calif., July 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Salt Security , the leading API security company, today released the Salt Labs State of API Security Report, Q3 2021 .
  • In the past six months, Salt customer data shows overall API traffic has increased 141% in the same time period, API attack traffic grew a staggering 348%.
  • This report quantifies those anecdotal findings, highlighting the API security risks companies are living with everyday.
  • The State of API Security Report, Q3 2021, was compiled by researchers from Salt Labs , the research division of Salt Security, utilizing survey data from more than 200 security, application and DevOps professionals as well as anonymized and aggregated empirical data from Salt Security customers obtained through the Salt Security API Protection Platform.