Thursday, February 9, 2023

Nozomi Networks casts industry’s first OT and IoT enndpoint security sensor

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Nozomi Networks Inc., the OT and IoT security provider, introduced Nozomi Arc™, the first OT and IoT endpoint security sensor designed to speed time to full operational resiliency. Built to automatically deploy across large numbers of sites and devices anywhere an organisation needs visibility, Nozomi Arc adds crucial data and insights about key assets and network endpoints. This data is used to better analyse and deter threats, and correlate user activity, all without putting a strain on resources or disrupting mission-critical networks.

CYGNVS launches platform for cyber crisis preparedness and response

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CYGNVS Inc. emerged from stealth backed by $55m series A and unveiled its pioneering guided cyber crisis platform purpose-built to empower firms to stay Connected, Confident, in Control and Compliant as they prepare for and respond to any cyber crisis. When a cyber crisis does occur, preparation and practice can make a big difference. From data in The Cost of Data Breach Report 2022, firms that are better prepared and practiced save an average of $1.38m in direct costs. CYGNVS (an acronym of CYber GuidaNce Virtual Space) empowers firms to reduce risk before a cyber crisis through preparation and practice and then reduce cost and impact of a cyber crisis with a guided, accelerated response.

BusyCyber ’22: 50+ cybersecurity thought leadership articles that we published in 2022 [ROUND-UP]

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2022 was undoubtedly a very eventful year in the cybersecurity realm - from state-sponsored attacks to ransomware attacks to the emergence of new forms of phishing. Enterprise security breaches and critical infrastructure attacks also spiked, thanks to new threat vectors.

IT leaders feel unprotected from cyber attacks and disasters, Veeam reveals

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Veeam Data Protection Trends Report 2023 shows that company data backup budgets will continue to rise to align with the increasing importance of consistency and reliability for hybrid cloud data protection and as organisations continue their spirited fight against ransomware.

KnowBe4 report reveals the most popular phishing email tactics used

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KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, recently announced the results of its 2022 and Q4 2022 top-clicked phishing report. The results of the report include the top email subjects clicked in phishing tests online, top attack vector types, holiday phishing email subjects and more insightful information that reveals the most popular phishing email tactics used by cybercriminals.

Destructive malware dominates threat landscape, Nozomi Networks reveals

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A recent study found that several disruptive attacks on critical infrastructure continued in to the second half of 2022 targeting the rail, hospitals, manufacturing and energy sectors. The latest OT/IoT security report from Nozomi Networks Labs finds that wiper malware, IoT botnet activity, and the Russia/Ukraine war significantly influenced the 2022 threat landscape.

Forescout appoints curated industry expert Barry Mainz as its CEO

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Forescout Technologies Inc., the compliance and cybersecurity firm for all connected devices, announced that Barry Mainz will join the company as CEO. Barry Mainz brings over 25 years of experience in executive leadership across infrastructure software and cybersecurity firms. Mainz has served as CEO and member of the Board of Directors for MobileIron and also led Wind River Systems, a division of Intel, as President during important years of growth. Mainz also has held leadership roles, as well as advisory and board positions at private and public firms like Mercury Interactive, Makara (acquired by Red Hat, Inc.) and Sun Microsystems.

Cyber security risk management to bring about changes in the industry

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With growing cyber resourcing issues, however, real-time evidence, new risk frameworks and measurement methodologies are becoming a more critical element of effective cyber governance.

Even tech savvy consumers can get tripped up by the language of fraud

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It's not just your imagination. Digital scams are everywhere online and in our daily lives. And as the holiday season approaches, fraudsters are counting on you to let your guard down and take the bait. Whether in the workplace or on the go, we're peppered by phone, text and email with offers for "free gifts" and traps to "act now" to supply personal information before a vital service gets cut off. Surprisingly, this barrage of "fraudulese" is infact working.

Rubrik appoints industry expert Mark McLaughlin to its Board of Directors

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Rubrik, the Zero Trust Data Security™ Company, announced it has surpassed $500m in software subscription annual recurring revenue (ARR). The company achieved a net dollar retention rate of greater than 140%, a testament to Rubrik’s ability to retain customers and expand within its customer base. Rubrik also announced the appointment of Mark McLaughlin, former Palo Alto Networks Chairman and CEO, to Rubrik’s board of directors.