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Signalling protection from AdaptiveMobile with new SPG

Signalling protection from AdaptiveMobile with new SPG

Friday, February 24, 2017 by

AdaptiveMobile announced it's Signalling Protection Gateway (SPG) - expanding its core security offerings with new network integration, deployment and routing capabilities to allow their Signalling Protection to be deployed independently from legacy or capacity limited network infrastructure.The SPG is based on technology from Dialogic’s signalling platform. The partner... Read More

Ways you can protect yourself on the Internet

Ways you can protect yourself on the Internet

Thursday, February 23, 2017 by

Editors note: Guest submission by Anas Baig, a Digital Marketer & Security Enthusiast.Anyone can fall victim to hacking, and this fact is as evident as the shining sun. Every time you go online, you are, by default, vulnerable to cyber attacks. Hackers can steal your credit card info, social security number, username and passwords, or even render your PC completely ... Read More

JavaScript apps get Arxan application protection solution

JavaScript apps get Arxan application protection solution

Friday, February 17, 2017 by

Arxan Technologies, a provider of application protection and management solutions, has announced Arxan Application Protection for JavaScript, a new offering that provides leading protection for JavaScript-based applications, including hybrid iOS and Android apps, in addition to web apps. The comprehensive solution is designed to prevent brand damage, financial loss, IP ... Read More

How governments can harness the power of blockchain

How governments can harness the power of blockchain

Thursday, February 16, 2017 by

At the World Government Summit in Dubai, ConsenSys will release a paper that offers governments a clear roadmap to harness the power of blockchain technology and implement robust blockchain strategies. Participating in the Summit, ConsenSys continues to develop its relationship with Dubai, which has established itself as a clear adopter of blockchain and a growing hub o... Read More

Capsule8 comes out of stealth to help protect Linux from attacks

Capsule8 comes out of stealth to help protect Linux from attacks

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 by

Capsule8 has emerged from stealth mode to unveil its plans for the industry’s first container-aware, real-time threat protection platform designed to protect legacy and next-generation Linux infrastructures from both known and unknown attacks. Founded by experienced hackers John Viega, Dino Dai Zovi and Brandon Edwards, Capsule8 is being built on the real-world experien... Read More

80 percent of web apps have security flaws

80 percent of web apps have security flaws

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 by

Data collected by Contrast Labs has revealed that sensitive data exposures, which include missing and weak encryption, are the top vulnerability plaguing 69 percent of web applications and accounting for 26 percent of all vulnerabilities. Their research has also found that 80 percent of tested software applications had at least one vulnerability, with an average of 45 v... Read More

Easily use blockchain with industrial-grade security systems

Easily use blockchain with industrial-grade security systems

Monday, February 13, 2017 by

Accenture has unveiled their new solution that simplifies the ability of blockchain technology to integrate with the industrial-grade security systems that support sectors including financial services, healthcare and government. The solution creates a developer-friendly interface between emerging blockchain platforms and widely used hardware security technology. Accentu... Read More

Introducing a web security ACL to block based on device fingerprints

Introducing a web security ACL to block based on device fingerprints

Friday, February 03, 2017 by

Distil Networks, Inc., a bot detection and mitigation company, has announced a web application security Access Control List (ACL) platformA to block based on device fingerprints, providing a more effective way for website defenders to manage and apply whitelists and blacklists across their online applications."A key piece of feedback we got from our Bot Defense Council ... Read More

New release of Aqua security platform includes secrets management

New release of Aqua security platform includes secrets management

Friday, February 03, 2017 by

Aqua Security, a platform provider for securing containerized applications, has announced the release of version 2.0 of its Container Security Platform (CSP). A major requirement for securing containerized applications is ensuring that containers can only communicate within their permitted network segment, limiting the “blast radius” in case of an attack. The challenge ... Read More

How the new US administration will effect Internet privacy

How the new US administration will effect Internet privacy

Thursday, February 02, 2017 by

NordVPN has observed a notable increase in inquiries immediately after the U.S. election and a stable growth of interest from Americans ever since.As the new U.S. President starts his four-year term, many wonder what will be the new policy on government surveillance of ordinary citizens. President Donald Trump, while being vague on his views concerning Internet privacy,... Read More

Security Intelligence Platform from Exabeam launched

Security Intelligence Platform from Exabeam launched

Thursday, February 02, 2017 by

Exabeam has announced its new Security Intelligence Platform, designed to decrease the risk of cyber threats for organizations of any size.Recent data breaches continue to demonstrate that security management is broken; attacks using stolen or misused passwords keep rising, and companies cannot detect or respond to them effectively. Breaches now have national and intern... Read More

NeuVector has a new approach to securing Docker containers

NeuVector has a new approach to securing Docker containers

Wednesday, February 01, 2017 by

NeuVector has announced the launch and availability of a new approach to securing Docker containers. With constant behavioral learning automatically applied to security policies for containers, the platform secures containers where they have been most vulnerable: in production environments where they are constantly being deployed, updated, moved, and scaled across hosts... Read More

The data security money pit

The data security money pit

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 by

93% of organizations suffer technical challenges to protect data despite heavy investment in security tools.While data breaches destroy customer confidence, impact revenues, attract large regulatory fines and cost C-levels their jobs, 76% of data security professionals believe in the maturity of their data security strategy, according to a new study. Despite heavy inves... Read More

JetBlue announces Fly-Fi but what are the risks?

JetBlue announces Fly-Fi but what are the risks?

Friday, January 20, 2017 by

NordVPN explains some security issues with in-flight Wi-Fi, and describes safety measures to protect travelers’ privacy American airline JetBlue announced that it will provide free satellite Wi-Fi, called Fly-Fi, on all of its local flights. According to the company spokesman, it’s 2017 and it’s impossible to ignore the fact that people “expect to be connected ever... Read More

Scanning JavaScript for vulnerabilities: How the impossible is now possible

Scanning JavaScript for vulnerabilities: How the impossible is now possible

Friday, January 13, 2017 by

Javascript is everywhere, and it's awesome! But the world most popular language can be riddled with problems if you aren't a careful programmer.There is a saying that speaks to the incredible popularity of JavaScript as a programming language and it goes like this: “any application that can be written in JavaScript, will eventually be written in JavaScript.” The we... Read More

Bitdefender releases IoT security device at CES 2017

Bitdefender releases IoT security device at CES 2017

Saturday, January 07, 2017 by

Bitdefender BOX helps with smart device hacking that threatens our new way of being connected with IoT.Bitdefender, a cybersecurity solutions provider, unveils at CES in Las Vegas the next-generation of Bitdefender BOX, the device turning the table on cyber-criminals and revolutionizing the way people protect themselves from malware, hackers, ransomware, phishing and ot... Read More

Alarm.com plans to use video enabled drones for security

Alarm.com plans to use video enabled drones for security

Thursday, January 05, 2017 by

Alarm.com has announced plans to develop autonomous, video-enabled drone applications to extend the capabilities of smart home and business security systems. Their multi-sensor awareness and property intelligence, together with the Qualcomm Snapdragon Flight drone platform, will deploy drones to investigate unexpected activity. The drones will be designed to autonomousl... Read More

Ransomware facts and the steps to prevent it on your device

Ransomware facts and the steps to prevent it on your device

Friday, December 30, 2016 by

As technology advances forward, so does its unintended consequences and evolution of bad people being able to exploit its weaknesses. Reports of one these exploits is sweeping across Europe, its name is ransomware. Ransomware is malware that allows hackers to take control of your computer and all its data, and then hold it hostage via encryption until a certain sum of m... Read More

8 cyber security predictions for what's to come in Asia-Pacific

8 cyber security predictions for what's to come in Asia-Pacific

Thursday, December 29, 2016 by

Cyber security received heightened interest in 2016 due to a spate of cyber attacks in the region. These included cyber attacks on the database of 55 million voters at the Philippines Commission on Elections (COMELEC), the National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI), US$81 million cyber heist at the Bangladesh Central Bank and the massive data leaks as shown by the Yah... Read More

Privacy will be the name of the game in 2017

Privacy will be the name of the game in 2017

Thursday, December 22, 2016 by

Editors note: 2017 predictions by Alan Duric, Co-Founder and CTO at Wire   2016 has seen a huge rise in machine learning and connected devices from Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant; to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The world has become truly connected but not without the growing pains that any emerging industry is bound to face.    In Dec... Read More

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