Thursday, September 21, 2023
Kevin Simzer, Chief Operating Officer at Trend

Trend Micro ranked first in the attack protection category following rigorous MITRE Engenuity product...

Trend Micro Incorporated, a global cybersecurity specialist, excelled in the latest ATT&CK® Evaluation performed by MITRE Engenuity, ranking first among over 20 vendors in the protection scenario. The flagship Trend Vision One™ platform rapidly detected all 19 major steps from the simulation and blocked 100% of attack events in 13 attack phases.
Alexandru Catalin Cosoi, Senior Director, Investigation and Forensics at Bitdefender

Bitdefender helps take down illegal encrypted narcotics trade website

Bitdefender has worked with international authorities including Europol and Finnish Customs to seize illegal narcotics trade website Piilopuoti. The site operated as a hidden service on the encrypted Tor network and was used by criminals to sell narcotics smuggled into Finland. Finnish Customs announced that it has seized the “Piilopuoti” web server and also seized the contents of the web server, in cooperation with foreign authorities. The web server was operational in the Tor network since 2022. The Finnish-language website that sold narcotics opened on 18 May 2022. The site operated as a hidden service in the encrypted Tor network.

Ransomware defences across the global healthcare sector need more preventative action, Arcserve finds

Arcserve, one of the world's most experienced provider of backup, recovery, and immutable storage solutions for unified data resilience against ransomware and disasters, has released the findings from its annual independent global research focusing on the healthcare sector's approach and experience of data protection, recovery, and ransomware readiness.
From left, Yubico CEO Mattias Danielsson, ACQ CEO Henrik Blomquist and Yubico co-founder Stina Ehrensvärd

Hardware authentication firm Yubico now trading on Nasdaq in Stockholm

Yubico, provider of hardware authentication security keys, announced that it is now publicly traded under the ticker symbol YUBICO on Nasdaq First North Growth Market in Stockholm. Yubico announced its intent to go public on April 19, 2023, through a merger with Swedish holding company, ACQ Bure. The merger increases Yubico’s resources globally and ensures more organizations and consumers can be protected against a fast-growing array of cyber threats including artificial intelligence-powered phishing schemes and ransomware attacks.

AUCloud taps SentinelOne’s solution to help keep critical infrastructure safe

As cyber threats to cloud infrastructure continue to intensify, the hunt for modern security solutions that can be used to defend against them is on. And AUCloud has found one in SentinelOne. The Australian sovereign cloud provider has deployed the autonomous security firm’s Singularity Platform to keep its business operations and the critical digital infrastructure it supplies to some of the nation’s most trusted government agencies and enterprises safe.

Rubrik collaborates with Aon to help global organisations maintain cyber resiliency against modern threats

Rubrik, the Zero Trust Data Security™ Company, has announced a new collaboration with Aon plc, a global professional services firm. By working together, Rubrik expands its portfolio of data protection solutions available to the Rubrik Transform Partner Ecosystem, while Aon customers now have access to Rubrik Security Cloud to secure their data wherever it lives.
Barry Mainz, CEO of Forescout

U.S. Department of Defense awards Forescout new Comply-to-Connect contract as program enters step four

Forescout, a global cybersecurity firm and a key provider of cybersecurity solutions to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), announced that it has secured a new contract with the DoD as it enters year four of the highly successful Comply-to-Connect (C2C) program. The program’s next stage will be to configure delivered capabilities to enforce zero trust access principles across the DoD Information Network (DoDIN) enterprise and bring the U.S. Department of Defense closer to the goals set forth in the Department’s Zero Trust Strategy.
Yevgeny Dibrov, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Armis

Armis announces an 80% customer growth amid expanding attack surface

Armis, the asset intelligence cybersecurity company, announced another business milestone since it reached its $100m ARR milestone in February, saying it has achieved 80% customer growth in just the first 6 months of its fiscal year, ending July 2023. Clients across the globe also expanded their use of the Armis Platform with a 50% adoption rate of two solutions in the Armis portfolio, with over 15% adopting three or more of its solutions in the past year.
Raja Patel, Senior Vice President of Products and Managed Services at Sophos

Sophos recognised as global Leader for MDR and firewall software by G2

Sophos, a specialist in innovating and delivering cybersecurity as a service, has been named the number one overall global Leader for Managed Detection and Response (MDR) and Firewall Software in G2’s Fall 2023 Reports. Sophos ranks highest in 26 G2 reports spanning global regions and customer market segments, based on validated customer reviews.
Ronak Desai, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Cisco Full-Stack Observability and AppDynamics

Cisco launches innovative solution to deliver business risk observability for cloud native applications for...

Cisco announced the availability of Cisco Secure Application (previously Security Insights for Cloud Native Application Observability) on the Cisco Full-Stack Observability Platform, enabling organisations to bring together application and security teams to securely develop and deploy modern applications. The latest release of Cisco Secure Application helps customers to securely manage cloud-native applications in addition to hybrid applications.