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Nuggets-in-the-top-identity-leaders-list-2019

Nuggets in the top identity leaders list 2019


Thursday, December 5, 2019 by

Nuggets announced its inclusion in the One World Identity’s (OWI) Top Identity Leaders List 2019. Securing their place alongside, Google, Microsoft, Visa and Apple, the British startup was credited for its pioneering solution in their annual Identity Landscape Report. The Identity Landscape saw the biggest names in identity shortlisted across 35 categories, pla...


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StrandHogg Android vulnerability identified


Thursday, December 5, 2019 by

Promon, a Norwegian app security company, has identified tangible evidence of a dangerous Android vulnerability that allows malware to pose as any legitimate app, granting hackers access to private SMS’ and photos, steal victims’ log-in credentials, track movements, make and/or record phone conversations, and spy through a phone’s camera and microphone...


FTC-cracks-down-on-comprehensive-data-security-for-Utah-company

FTC cracks down on comprehensive data security for Utah company


Thursday, November 14, 2019 by

A Utah-based technology company has agreed to implement a comprehensive data security program to settle Federal Trade Commission allegations that the company failed to put in place reasonable security safeguards, which allowed a hacker to access the personal information of a million consumers. InfoTrax Systems, L.C., provides back-end operation services to multi-leve...


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SIIA CODiE Awards 2020 nominations are now open


Thursday, November 7, 2019 by

SIIA announced the nomination period for the 35th annual SIIA CODiE Awards. Applications, products and services and other related technologies for use by publishers, information service providers and consumers across the business technology industry are invited to apply between November 4 and January 17. New categories in 2020 Each year SIIA stakeholders, inc...


How-to-hire-top-technical-talent

How to hire top technical talent


Monday, October 28, 2019 by

We recently spoke with Maria Chung, VP of People at HackerRank about hiring technical talent. HackerRank is a technology hiring platform that is the standard for assessing developer skills for over 1,500+ companies around the world. The current methods for technical interviewing fall flat when it comes to showcasing a candidate’s true skills. By enabling...


TomTom-Map-Styler-announced

TomTom Map Styler announced


Wednesday, October 9, 2019 by

TomTom announced the launch of TomTom Map Styler. This new tool provides a suite of web services to customize detailed and fresh maps for web and mobile apps. The free tool allows developers and designers to be in control of their map design and create custom map styles conforming to a particular brand identity. With TomTom Maps API, developers can already integrate ...


Match.com-gets-sued-by-FTC-for-using-fake-love-interest-ads

Match.com gets sued by FTC for using fake love interest ads


Thursday, September 26, 2019 by

This just in from the FTC. The Federal Trade Commission has sued online dating service Match Group, Inc. (Match), the owner of Match.com, Tinder, OkCupid, PlentyOfFish, and other dating sites, alleging that the company used fake love interest advertisements to trick hundreds of thousands of consumers into purchasing paid subscriptions on Match.com. The agency also al...


Code-platform-Pulumi-1.0-released

Code platform Pulumi 1.0 released


Monday, September 9, 2019 by

Pulumi Corporation announced the general availability of version 1.0 of its modern Infrastructure as Code platform. Pulumi 1.0 introduces new capabilities designed to help developer and operations teams overcome organizational silos and achieve best-in-class levels of productivity, reliability, and security on any cloud using familiar programming languages and open-sour...


Two-strategic-advisors-join-Findora

Two strategic advisors join Findora


Friday, August 16, 2019 by

Findora, the cryptographically transparent public blockchain for building decentralized financial applications, has two new strategic advisors; Balaji Srinivasan, former CTO of Coinbase, and Professor Dan Boneh, Head of Stanford Cryptography.  Prior to joining Coinbase, Srinivasan was General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz, and co-founder of Earn.com,&...


Data-Catalog-is-now-available-in-public-beta

Data Catalog is now available in public beta


Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by

At Google Cloud Next '19 San Francisco, Google introduced Data Catalog, a fully managed, data discovery and metadata management service that allows you to quickly discover, manage, and understand your data in Google Cloud. We're announcing that Data Catalog is now available in public beta. Simple and powerful data discovery Data analysts can now use Data C...


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Get hired through Job.com and receive a reward bonus from NeoCurrency


Thursday, June 27, 2019 by

AI-powered recruitment platform, Job.com, announced a new partnership with digital rewards provider NeoCurrency and Visa. In this initiative, new hires, who apply for and receive a new position through Job.com, will be sent a Job.com Visa Prepaid Reward Card*. These cards, generated and delivered by NeoCurrency, will empower each new hire with a 5% reward after 90 da...


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Postman funding series B reaches $50M


Monday, June 24, 2019 by

Postman announced the completion of a Series B financing round totaling $50 million. The funding was led by CRV and included participation by Nexus Venture Partners. And CRV General Partner Devdutt Yellurkar has joined the Postman board of directors. “Postman has created a powerful collaboration platform for the entire API development lifecycle.  CRV is de...


AIPowered-protection-for-APIs

AIPowered protection for APIs


Thursday, June 20, 2019 by

The proliferation of APIs catalyzed by digital transformation initiatives is viewed as a virtual goldmine by hackers, who are hijacking tokens, cookies and keys, as well as targeting weaknesses in individual APIs. And all too often, static security controls fail to stop these attacks. Now, WSO2 and Ping Identity have partnered to protect APIs against cyber-attacks by co...


RapidAPI-raises-$25M-to-continue-scaling-API-marketplace

RapidAPI raises $25M to continue scaling API marketplace


Thursday, June 20, 2019 by

RapidAPI announced that it has raised $25 million in Series B financing. The funding round is led by M12 (Microsoft’s Venture Fund), with participation from DNS Capital, and existing investors Andreessen Horowitz and Green Bay Capital. The round brings total funding to date to $37.5 million. Since its Series A funding announcement in March 2018, RapidAPI expand...


One-click-microsegmentation-platform-from-Edgewise

One click microsegmentation platform from Edgewise


Thursday, June 20, 2019 by

Edgewise Networks launched its new platform that radically simplifies the creation and management of zero trust environments with one-click microsegmentation. In seconds, companies can stop internal network attacks that have bypassed perimeter defenses. The benefits include a significantly reduced network attack surface, operational efficiency for policy creation and ma...


Blockchain-developers-get-a-new-ABT-wallet-from-ArcBlock

Blockchain developers get a new ABT wallet from ArcBlock


Tuesday, May 21, 2019 by

ArcBlock has officially released its ABT Wallet giving every user access to their own decentralized identity and the ability to take back control of their digital-selves. Using ArcBlock's unique interconnected blockchain network ABT Network, and Forge Blockchain Application Framework, any developer can now add the ability for any application or service to use decent...


New-SDK-providing-visual-AI-for-mobile-apps

New SDK providing visual AI for mobile apps


Tuesday, April 23, 2019 by

Chooch AI will launch the Chooch IC2 mobile software development kit beta (SDK) this week. With this release, Chooch provides enterprise-grade trainable facial and object identification to mobile applications. Chooch has been deployed by customers for a wide range of applications on many platforms. Chooch can be rapidly trained to be a visual expert in any field, fro...


JavaScript-based-low-code-platform-emerges-from-Progress

JavaScript based low code platform emerges from Progress


Wednesday, March 20, 2019 by

Progress has revealed its strategy and approach for enabling high productivity application development. As part of this strategy, Progress announced the latest release of the Progress Kinvey platform, delivering a combination of high productivity, full developer control over the app experience, and operational efficiency for modern workloads with dynamic scale. As bu...


Learn-machine-learning-easier-thanks-to-Spell

Learn machine learning easier thanks to Spell


Monday, February 25, 2019 by

Machine learning startup Spell has launched a new collaborative web platform and brand identity designed by Studio Rodrigo, the New York independent design studio, helping to open up the huge potential of artificial intelligence and machine learning to a vast new audience. The launch of the new web interface and online learning portal designed by Studio Rodrigo coinc...


Peoplebased-attribution-gets-an-holistic-view-from-AppsFlyer

Peoplebased attribution gets an holistic view from AppsFlyer


Tuesday, February 19, 2019 by

AppsFlyer says it has expanded people-based attribution on its platform to provide one holistic view of the customer journey across multiple touchpoints, connected devices, digital platforms, and media channels. They are using their giant insights data collection from 8.4 billion of the world’s connected devices to advance in people-based attribution. It will...


Videoselfie-authentication-tool-launches

Videoselfie authentication tool launches


Tuesday, February 19, 2019 by

Jumio announced the launch of Jumio Authentication, a new video-selfie authentication that uses biometrics for user authentication, that could be ideal for account logins and high-risk scenarios (e.g., logging in from a foreign IP address or authorizing high-risk transactions such as wire transfers and online purchases). Secure selfie authentication can also be use...


Subscribing-to-publications-with-carrier-billing-made-possible

Subscribing to publications with carrier billing made possible


Tuesday, January 22, 2019 by

The mobile technology company Fortumo has launched PayRead which lets digital publishers identify and charge users through their SIM card, the most widely available digital identity globally. PayRead is integrated with 350 mobile operators whose users can access digital publications through their mobile account identity. Should the reader wish to pay for digital cont...


Nocall-registry-won

Nocall registry won't stop robocalls from finding you


Wednesday, January 9, 2019 by

Progress in the fight to block robocalls has been slow or non-existent, a new survey finds.  Approximately half of consumers who signed up for the National Do Not Call Registry (49%) say they receive the same number of robocalls, and 19% say they receive more robocalls since signing up. The findings come from a recent survey by Clutch, the leading B2B research, ...


Apple-is-about-to-share-your-email-address-with-the-Republic-of-Korea

Apple is about to share your email address with the Republic of Korea


Thursday, December 20, 2018 by

Got a game in the Apple app store and have it set to publish across the entire swath of countries the app store supports? Then your developer email address is about to be shared with the Korean Government due to a change in Korean law. What law changed exactly, we aren't sure yet. But what we do know is almost every developer chooses to distribute in all cou...


Gamification-can-transform-your-software-security-program

Gamification can transform your software security program


Tuesday, December 18, 2018 by

No matter the organization, or indeed their individual circumstances, there is one problem I have identified time and time again over the course of my career: AppSec managers, CISOs, CIOs and cybersecurity experts all over the world are rarely able to positively engage their dev teams on security best practice and training. It’s a source of conflict between teams,...


Industrial-IoT-platform-gets-updates-from-Pulse-Secure

Industrial IoT platform gets updates from Pulse Secure


Monday, December 17, 2018 by

Pulse Secure, a provider of Secure Access solutions to both enterprises and service providers, announced the release of Pulse Policy Secure (PPS) 9.0R3 to extend its Zero Trust Security model to IIoT devices and smart factories. The new version enables factories to streamline machinery repairs and diminish costly production downtime through IT-managed secure access...


AimBrain-joins-the-ForgeRock-Trust-Network-with-biometric-solutions

AimBrain joins the ForgeRock Trust Network with biometric solutions


Thursday, December 6, 2018 by

AimBrain announced its place on the ForgeRock Trust Network, which recently celebrated the traction made by the end of its first year. ForgeRock Trust Network is a global partner programme designed to provide organizations with access to a comprehensive range of authentication, risk and fraud management, identity proofing and identity enrichment solutions, all of which ...


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Universal ERC20 to ERC20 bridge releases by POA Network


Monday, December 3, 2018 by

POA Network has released a universal open-source ERC20 to ERC20 bridge. TokenBridge, the simple two-way bridge for ERC20 tokens, enables any project in the Ethereum ecosystem to seamlessly interact with any other project by exchanging ERC20 tokens within a single wallet. Igor Barinov, POA Network Tech Lead, said: “One of POA Network’s goals is to build th...


WordPress-MarfeelPress-plugin-gives-power-to-the-publisher

WordPress MarfeelPress plugin gives power to the publisher


Thursday, November 29, 2018 by

Marfeel announced that it has launched MarfeelPress, their first all-in-one plugin that enables publishers of all sizes using the WordPress content management system (CMS) to enhance the mobile version of their content while boosting engagement and ad revenue. In the first stage of its official launch, Marfeel will be releasing the plugin to select publishers by invitat...


ALM-data-strategies-that-mimic-the-principles-of-blockchain

ALM data strategies that mimic the principles of blockchain


Friday, November 2, 2018 by

All too often, I hear from customers about a very common pain point: they do not have the data to run their business. It’s not that they lack data, but they lack trust in their data. While solving data issues can be a riddle at times, I believe this dilemma is symptomatic of antiquated and/or misappropriated application lifecycle management (ALM) systems requiring...


GitHub-Actions-and-other-announcements-from-GitHub-Universe

GitHub Actions and other announcements from GitHub Universe


Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by

GitHub, the soon to be acquired by Microsoft company, has always been known for its source code repository capabilities for developers. But why just store the code on a platform when you can run it too?  At its annual developer conference, GitHub Universe, they announced Actions, which is essentially a way to help automate your development workflows. Actions use...


Biometric-authentication-for-messaging-apps-is-now-available

Biometric authentication for messaging apps is now available


Wednesday, September 26, 2018 by

ID R&D has announced the release of biometric authentication technology for messaging. The new solution, SafeMessage, offers multi-layer continuous authentication across messaging platforms without any impact to the user experience. ID R&D will be demoing SafeMessage, as well as its other voice and behavioral biometric products, at FinovateFall. SafeMessage p...


Information-security-event-Black-Hat-USA-celebrates-21-years

Information security event Black Hat USA celebrates 21 years


Tuesday, August 14, 2018 by

Black Hat has highlighted their 2018 event programming and new initiatives that will help make Black Hat USA 2018 its most successful show to date. The event welcomed nearly 19,000 of the most security-savvy professionals across the InfoSec spectrum - spanning academia, world-class researchers, and leaders in the public and private sectors. The event’s robust line...


Detect-eavesdropping-in-your-mobile-app-with-TrustKit

Detect eavesdropping in your mobile app with TrustKit


Wednesday, July 11, 2018 by

Data Theorem, Inc. announced the availability of TrustKit Analytics, a new service for the TrustKit community that delivers advanced security insights. In addition, the company announced that since TrustKit’s release in 2015, it has identified more than 100 million eavesdropping attempts on iOS and Android applications, where apps in active mode have blocked 100 p...


Questioning-the-future-of-privacy-and-the-safety-of-personal-identity

Questioning the future of privacy and the safety of personal identity


Thursday, June 28, 2018 by

While consumers and businesses expand their use of social media and electronic services to record levels, many of America’s most knowledgeable security professionals don’t believe that individuals will be able to protect their privacy and online identity, even with precautionary measures and new regulations such as GDPR. These findings and more are outlin...