Computer security

Port53 Makes Security Operations Center (SOC) Capabilities Accessible to SMBs

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 9:00pm

As organizations face advanced security challenges amidst an ongoing pandemic and accelerated adoption of cloud computing, it is becoming essential to deploy a good security operations center.

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  • As organizations face advanced security challenges amidst an ongoing pandemic and accelerated adoption of cloud computing, it is becoming essential to deploy a good security operations center.
  • Port53 harnesses the power of Cisco SecureX to provide a completely unique SOC-as-a-Service offering for the SMB and SME market.
  • Until now, 24/7 security event monitoring and response services at the MDR level have been unavailable to smaller organizations.
  • It unifies visibility, enables automation, and strengthens your security across network, endpoints, cloud, and applications--all without replacing your current security infrastructure or layering on new technology.

Test Security Expert Joins Trailblazing Online Proctoring Provider

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 7:11pm

A lawyer and security expert who has spent more than a decade in the high-stakes testing industry, Schoenig will bring her experience to bear on refining and evolving Examity's industry-leading approach to privacy and security.

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  • A lawyer and security expert who has spent more than a decade in the high-stakes testing industry, Schoenig will bring her experience to bear on refining and evolving Examity's industry-leading approach to privacy and security.
  • "Live online proctoring, now accepted by accreditation standards, is here to stay even for high-stakes testing programs.
  • She currently co-chairs the committee developing online proctoring standards sponsored by the National College Testing Association and Association of Test Publishers, and also serves on the board for the Council on Test Security.
  • Since 2013, Examity has partnered with hundreds of organizations worldwide to provide a cost-effective and flexible online proctoring solution.

CyberArk Receives Cyber Catalyst SM Designation From Global Cyber Insurance Leaders

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 6:11pm

CyberArk (NASDAQ: CYBR ), today announced that CyberArk Core Privileged Access Security has received a Cyber CatalystSM designation.

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  • CyberArk (NASDAQ: CYBR ), today announced that CyberArk Core Privileged Access Security has received a Cyber CatalystSM designation.
  • Created by Marsh, a global leader in insurance broking and risk management, the Cyber Catalyst program convenes leading cyber insurers to evaluate cybersecurity solutions and awards the Cyber Catalyst designation to those they believe can have a meaningful impact on cyber risk.
  • The Cyber Catalyst designation signals that leading insurers believe the CyberArk Core Privileged Access Security solution can help reduce cyber risk, and strongly merits consideration by organizations who seek solutions that yield meaningful improvements in cyber risk outcomes.
  • To learn more about CyberArk, visit https://www.cyberark.com/ , read the CyberArk blogs or follow on Twitter via @CyberArk , LinkedIn or Facebook .

SecurityScorecard Designated a 2020 Cyber Catalyst by Marsh(SM)

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 4:51pm

The Cyber CatalystSMprogram by Marsh gives organizations greater clarity and confidence in choosing cybersecurity solutions that can have a meaningful impact on cyber risk.

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  • The Cyber CatalystSMprogram by Marsh gives organizations greater clarity and confidence in choosing cybersecurity solutions that can have a meaningful impact on cyber risk.
  • The SecurityScorecard Security Ratings Platform was one of 15cybersecurity solutions and products to receive the Cyber CatalystSMdesignation for supply chain/vendor management in 2020.
  • "The Cyber CatalystSM designation by Marsh demonstrates the meaningful impact the SecurityScorecard Security Ratings Platform has on cyber risk.
  • "The Cyber CatalystSM designation signals that leading insurers believe SecurityScorecard can help reduce cyber risk, and strongly merits consideration by organizations who seek solutions that yield meaningful improvements in cyber risk outcomes," said a Cyber Catalyst by MarshSM spokesperson.

CompTIA Introduces New Cybersecurity Advisory Council

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 3:10pm

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Jan. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- CompTIA , the nonprofit association for the information technology (IT) industry, has expanded its leadership in cybersecurity with the formation of a new Cybersecurity Advisory Council .

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  • DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Jan. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- CompTIA , the nonprofit association for the information technology (IT) industry, has expanded its leadership in cybersecurity with the formation of a new Cybersecurity Advisory Council .
  • We're pleased to announce today that a number of leading cyber authorities have joined our Cybersecurity Advisory Council."
  • "There is no more critical time to bring together the new CompTIA Cyber Security Council," McDonald added.
  • With the addition of the Cybersecurity Advisory Council CompTIA now supports seven advisory groups that bring together successful and innovative industry leaders to debate and prioritize important issues and challenges that impact the broader technology ecosystem.

IronNet's Collective Defense platform designated as a Cyber Catalyst by Marsh

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 2:00pm

, the leader in Collective Defense and network detection and response (NDR), today announced that the IronNet Collective Defense platform has been designated as a Cyber CatalystSMsolution.

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  • , the leader in Collective Defense and network detection and response (NDR), today announced that the IronNet Collective Defense platform has been designated as a Cyber CatalystSMsolution.
  • Based on machine learning and AI-powered behavioral analytics, IronNet's Collective Defense platform detects known and unknown cyber threats that signature-based tools often miss.
  • As an added benefit of the Cyber Catalyst designation, IronNet's customers may also be considered for enhanced terms and conditions on cyber insurance policies from participating insurers.
  • )Keith Alexander, IronNet Cybersecurity is a global cybersecurity leader that is revolutionizing how organizations secure their networks by delivering the first-ever Collective Defense platform operating at scale.

Nuvolo Launches Connected Workplace, Transforming Modern IWMS

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 1:54pm

PARAMUS, N.J., Jan. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Nuvolo, the world's fastest growing and most innovative workplace services company, announced today the launch of Nuvolo Connected Workplace.

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  • PARAMUS, N.J., Jan. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Nuvolo, the world's fastest growing and most innovative workplace services company, announced today the launch of Nuvolo Connected Workplace.
  • "Connected Workplace is the realization of a committed, long-term strategy at Nuvolo to redefine and disrupt the legacy IWMS market.
  • Nuvolo Connected Workplace extends beyond the traditional IWMS scope by also delivering field service management and operational technology cyber security for protection of non-IT connected equipment and devices.
  • Nuvolo has expanded beyond the traditional IWMS concept by also providing modern field service management, warehouse management and operational technology (OT) security.

Tenable Achieves NIAP Common Criteria Certification

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 2:00pm

COLUMBIA, Md., Jan. 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tenable, Inc. , the Cyber Exposure company, today announced that it has achieved Common Criteria Certification from the National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP).

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  • COLUMBIA, Md., Jan. 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tenable, Inc. , the Cyber Exposure company, today announced that it has achieved Common Criteria Certification from the National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP).
  • NIAP is a public-private sector partnership which validates that commercial IT products meet security requirements for use in U.S. national security systems.
  • Tenables products underwent strict testing and security requirements before being added to the publicly available NIAP Product Compliant List .
  • The NIAP certification follows Tenables ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification , which covers the information security management system supporting its legal areas, human resources, information technology, software development, executive leadership and customer support functions.

Druva Receives Cyber Catalyst Designation for Outstanding Product Security and Ability to Combat Ransomware

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 1:00pm

Druva Inc. , the leader in Cloud Data Protection and Management, today announced Druva inSync has been recognized as a Cyber Catalyst designated solution.

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  • Druva Inc. , the leader in Cloud Data Protection and Management, today announced Druva inSync has been recognized as a Cyber Catalyst designated solution.
  • Created by Marsh, the unique program brings together leading cyber insurers* to evaluate cybersecurity solutions and award the Cyber Catalyst designation to those they believe can have a meaningful impact on cyber risk.
  • Druva inSync was recognized for its ability to help deter and combat ransomware attacks on endpoint devices and leading cloud applications, including Microsoft 365, Salesforce and Google Workspace.
  • In their review of Druva inSync, Cyber Catalyst participating insurers rated it highest on the criteria of cyber risk reduction, flexibility, and efficiency.

Aruba ClearPass Security Portfolio Receives Coveted Cyber Catalyst℠ Designation

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 8:01am

Aruba ClearPass joins Aruba Policy Enforcement Firewall (PEF) , which received the designation in 2019 , marking the second time in a row that Aruba security solutions have been recognized.

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  • Aruba ClearPass joins Aruba Policy Enforcement Firewall (PEF) , which received the designation in 2019 , marking the second time in a row that Aruba security solutions have been recognized.
  • Now, with both ClearPass and PEF having received the Cyber Catalyst designation, customers have an integrated identity-based network access control solution that is the foundation for both Zero Trust and Security Access Service Edge (SASE) frameworks.
  • To further reduce security complexity, while strengthening enforcement functions, ClearPass integrates with an ecosystem of 150+ third-party solutions across a broad range of security capabilities.
  • The Cyber Catalyst designation signals that leading insurers believe Aruba ClearPass can help reduce cyber risk, and strongly merits consideration by organizations who seek solutions that yield meaningful improvements in cyber risk outcomes, said Tom Reagan, US Cyber Practice leader at Marsh.