Thursday, August 18, 2022

ThreatQuotient continues tradition of celebrating World Rhino Day in 2021

To help bring awareness to rhino conservation efforts and to raise money for initiatives that will ensure their protection, ThreatQuotient has been an official partner of Helping Rhinos, a charity organisation focused on providing a sustainable future for rhinos, since 2019.

Norton’s new brand promise shines a light on the company’s cyber vision

NortonLifeLock, a global leader in consumer Cyber Safety announced a new promise for the Norton brand along with an upgraded visual identity to match its ambitions. Inspired by their vision to protect and empower people to live their digital lives safely, the refreshed brand identity represents the bright side to the dark problem of cybercrime.

AWS report: 3.7 million Australians need to undertake digital skills training

Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS), released findings from a new research report showing that the need for digital skills training became more acute during the pandemic, with 81% of workers surveyed in Australia reporting they need more digital skills – the ability and knowledge to apply digital technologies for tasks in the workplace – to cope with changes in their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

CyberArk Ventures readies $30m to Fuel innovative cybersecurity tech

CyberArk, a player in Identity Security, announced the launch of CyberArk Ventures – a $30 million global investment fund designed to empower the next generation of disruptors solving complex security challenges with innovative technology. CyberArk has initially aligned with four Venture Capital investors: Venrock, YL Ventures, Team8 Capital and Merlin Ventures.

One in three untrained employees likely to click on a phishing link

KnowBe4, the security awareness training and simulated phishing company, has released the 2022 Phishing by Industry Benchmarking Report to measure a firm’s Phish-proneTM Percentage (PPP), which indicates how many of their employees are likely to fall for phishing.
World-leading cyber VC leads USD10 Million round for Australian startup

World-leading cyber VC leads USD10 Million round for Australian startup as its inaugural Australian...

Podvin described the company’s offer as “a new-generation solution that puts internet control and safety back in the hands of human beings.”

Automation initiatives are held back by security concerns and data silos

MuleSoft an integration and API platform, has reported that more than 70% of automation initiatives are being hindered by security concerns and data silos, as organisations increasingly look to automation to improve efficiency and productivity.

Auth0 Identity Platform facilitates clients to leverage Microsoft Azure

The addition of Azure as an Auth0 private cloud platform option unlocks a secure cloud deployment option for organisations seeking strategic fit with their technology stack, supporting regional data residency capabilities and higher control over customer data.

FS-ISAC launches program to bolster financial supply chain security

FS-ISAC, the only global cyber intelligence sharing community solely focused on financial services, announced the launch of its Critical Providers Program designed to strengthen the security of the financial sector’s supply chain. As critical service providers increasingly host, connect, and protect a substantial percentage of financial institutions’ infrastructure, FS-ISAC created the program to foster continuous collaboration and information sharing between its member firms and their providers.

U.S. Air Force CSO Nicolas Chaillan joins Tetrate Board of Advisors

Tetrate, the enterprise service mesh company founded by creators and maintainers of Istio and Envoy, announced that Nicolas Chaillan will serve as a strategic advisor to the company. Chaillan became the first U.S. Air Force and Space Force Chief Software Officer in 2019 and served in that role through 2021. He also has held IT leadership roles in the U.S. Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security, where he developed cloud, cybersecurity, DevSecOps and software initiatives.