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Axio Raises $23 Million Series B Investment Round Led by ISTARI

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Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 12:00pm

Axio , the SaaS leader in cyber risk quantification solutions, today announced the raise of a $23 million Series B investment round.

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  • Axio , the SaaS leader in cyber risk quantification solutions, today announced the raise of a $23 million Series B investment round.
  • This round brings Axios total funding to $30 million, including a $4.5 million Series A round closed in 2018.
  • We are ecstatic about securing this Series B investment round that now gives us the means to meet the growing global demand for cyber risk quantification, said Scott Kannry, CEO and Co-Founder of Axio.
  • As part of the Series B, ISTARI will appoint two additional members to Axios Board of Directors.

Graylog to Host Second Annual Graylog GO User Conference

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 2:00pm

Graylog, a global provider of next-generation log management and SIEM solutions, today announced it will host its Second Annual Graylog GO User Conference.

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  • Graylog, a global provider of next-generation log management and SIEM solutions, today announced it will host its Second Annual Graylog GO User Conference.
  • With the second annual Graylog GO Conference around the corner, we are excited to engage with many of our more than 200,000+ IT and Security professionals who use Graylog every day to provide them with educational resources and new and innovative ways to use our products, said Lennart Koopmann, founder and CTO of Graylog.
  • Andy Grolnick, Graylogs CEO, will kick things off with fun facts and useful tidbits about the Graylog Nation and update Graylog users on all the latest happenings since the 2021 Graylog User Conference.
  • For more information on the Graylog GO User Conference and to register for the conference, visit Graylog GO .

Menlo Security Report Shows Ransomware Attacks Taking Toll on Security Professionals as One in Three Organizations Experience Attacks Weekly

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 11:02am

Ransomware attacks show no sign of slowing, according to a new research report, 2022 Impacts: Ransomware attacks and preparedness, published today by Menlo Security , a leader in cloud security.

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  • Ransomware attacks show no sign of slowing, according to a new research report, 2022 Impacts: Ransomware attacks and preparedness, published today by Menlo Security , a leader in cloud security.
  • The top three ransomware attack vectors are email (54%), web browsers via a desktop or laptop (49%) and mobile devices (39%).
  • Security professionals are coming under increasing pressure as organizations face an unprecedented number of highly sophisticated threats like ransomware, comments Mark Guntrip, senior director of Cybersecurity Strategy at Menlo Security .
  • The report also suggests that there is a growing disparity between the perceived cost and actual cost of recovering from a ransomware attack among security professionals.

CIO Leadership: HMG Strategy Proudly Announces Five Finalists for its 2023 Global Leadership Institute Awards in Atlanta

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Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 7:08pm

The 2023 Global Leadership Institute Awards recognize top-tier technology executives for their courageous, empathetic and inclusive leadership in the face of a global health crisis and turbulent socio-economic challenges, said Hunter Muller, Founder and CEO of HMG Strategy.

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  • The 2023 Global Leadership Institute Awards recognize top-tier technology executives for their courageous, empathetic and inclusive leadership in the face of a global health crisis and turbulent socio-economic challenges, said Hunter Muller, Founder and CEO of HMG Strategy.
  • Technology leaders being recognized by HMG Strategy under the 2023 Global Leadership Institute Awards are being cited in the following areas:
    Demonstrate Exceptional Leadership Which Drives Unique Innovation, Disruption, and/or Business Reinvention
    New recognition categories for HMG Strategys 2023 Global Leadership Institute Awards include:
    The HMG Strategy Hall of Fame: World-class technology executives who have demonstrated high-caliber leadership, character and integrity
    The HMG Strategy Lifetime Achievement Award: Recognizes those leaders for their career accomplishments and industry contributions
    HMG Global Thought Leadership Champions: Honors industry executives for the expertise shared with the HMG community
    To learn more about HMG Strategys 2022 Global Leadership Institute Awards and to nominate a deserving technology leader, click here or contact August Pelliccio, Managing Editor Digital, at august.pelliccio@hmgstrategy.com .
  • To learn more about HMG Strategys 2022 Atlanta CIO Executive Leadership Summit on August 11 and to register for the event, click here .
  • HMG Strategy is the world's leading digital platform for connecting technology executives to reimagine the enterprise and reshape the business world.

CISA Director Jen Easterly to Deliver Signature Keynote at FIDO Alliance's Authenticate 2022 Conference

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Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 1:00pm

SEATTLE, Aug. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The FIDO Alliance announced its keynote speakers and full agenda for Authenticate 2022, the only industry conference dedicated to the who, what, and where of user authentication.

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  • SEATTLE, Aug. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --The FIDO Alliance announced its keynote speakers and full agenda for Authenticate 2022, the only industry conference dedicated to the who, what, and where of user authentication.
  • This year's featured keynote will be presented by Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA's) Director, Jen Easterly, and Senior Technical Advisor, Bob Lord.
  • Authenticate 2022 is a hybrid event, held at the Sheraton Grand in Seattle, Washington and virtually on October 17-19, 2022.
  • Authenticate is the first conference dedicated to the who, what, why and how of user authentication with a focus on the FIDO standards-based approach.

14th Edition of DTS Saudi Arabia Physical Conference on 10th August 2022

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Monday, August 1, 2022 - 12:53pm

Through engaging panel discussions, insightful keynotes and immersive networking sessions, the event is sure to incite both thought and action at your organization.

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  • Through engaging panel discussions, insightful keynotes and immersive networking sessions, the event is sure to incite both thought and action at your organization.
  • At the Digital Transformation Summit, Saudi Arabia?s top IT leaders will share their best practices and case-studies from their transformation journey.
  • Digital Transformation Summit Saudi Arabia will explore and understand extensively the world of digital enterprises, as digital transformation no longer remains a catch-phrase.
  • Meet your customers, vendors, expert resources, friends and colleagues on the 10th of August 2022.

NetRise Welcomes Former CEO of Cylance to Board of Directors

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Monday, August 1, 2022 - 2:00pm

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- NetRise , the company solving the world's XIoT (Extended Internet of Things) security problem, announced today the addition of Stuart McClure, Former CEO of Cylance, to the company's Board of Directors.

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  • AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- NetRise , the company solving the world's XIoT (Extended Internet of Things) security problem, announced today the addition of Stuart McClure, Former CEO of Cylance, to the company's Board of Directors.
  • "NetRise is one of the most innovative and promising early-stage cybersecurity companies I have had the pleasure of advising.
  • Joining the Board of Directors gives me the opportunity to help set the strategic direction of the company along with its day to day operational decisions, says Mr. McClure.
  • NetRise has developed an automated, cloud-based platform that provides comprehensive insight into the many risks present in a XIoT device.

Zscaler Achieves Zero Trust Security-as-a-Service FedRAMP High Authorization

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Monday, August 1, 2022 - 1:00pm

The companys Zscaler Private Access (ZPA), the other key component of the Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange platform, is also JAB High authorized, and along with ZIA, comprise the JAB High authorized Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange for federal customers.

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  • The companys Zscaler Private Access (ZPA), the other key component of the Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange platform, is also JAB High authorized, and along with ZIA, comprise the JAB High authorized Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange for federal customers.
  • Delivering zero trust and SASE through FedRAMP authorized platforms at the highest impact levels is crucial for the security of our nation's future, said Stephen Kovac, Chief Compliance Officer at Zscaler.
  • Zscaler committed to our customers that we would deliver a comprehensive zero trust and SASE platform at the High and Moderate baseline levels.
  • We are delivering FedRAMP High authorized cloud platforms, while helping agencies modernize and transform their legacy cybersecurity environments to cloud-based SASE and zero trust solutions.

Tromzo Named as Finalist in the Inaugural Black Hat Innovation Spotlight Competition

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Tuesday, July 26, 2022 - 1:00pm

On July 14, Tromzo was named as one of four finalists alongside Key Caliber, Normalyze, and Phylum.

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  • On July 14, Tromzo was named as one of four finalists alongside Key Caliber, Normalyze, and Phylum.
  • "It's a tremendous honor to receive this validation from the judges," said Harshil Parikh, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Tromzo.
  • Tromzo influences developer behavior and builds security across the modern SDLC unlike any other solution in the market.
  • For more than 20 years, Black Hat has provided attendees with the very latest in information security research, development, and trends.

Fusion Connect Introduces Extensive Security Portfolio to Help Enterprises Take Control of Their IT Environment

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Thursday, July 21, 2022 - 3:30pm

ATLANTA, July 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Fusion Connect, a leading provider of managed security and collaboration services, has launched a comprehensive security offering with a new endpoint management and security service that allows businesses to identify, control, and secure devices and applications at a time when security threats continue to disrupt companies globally.

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  • The new portfolio enables organizations to better understand the complete picture of their security risks and take action to mitigate them.
  • Additionally, the new portfolio helps organizations to improve reaction time to threats by connecting and securing any element in the organization's environment.
  • The centralized platform enables enterprises to takeswift action byproviding a wide range of capabilities to improve IT efficiency and security hygiene.
  • "Heavier workloads, unfilled positions, and security employee burnout are making things especially chaotic in cybersecurity," said Ken Morford, Vice President of Security at Fusion Connect.