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Here’s an overview of some of last week’s most interesting news and articles: One hundred percent of endpoint security tools eventually fail Endpoint security tools and agents fail, reliably and predictably, according to the 2019 Global Endpoint Security Trends Report from Absolute. Microsoft 365 security: Protecting users from an ever-evolving threat landscape In this age of frequent security and data breaches, the statement “We take our customers’ privacy and security very seriously” has been heard … More →

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Xerox announced security enhancements to its line of Xerox AltaLink Multifunction Printers (MFPs), providing IT managers, network administrators and chief information security officers with an extra layer of protection and a more proactive approach to network threats. “While other networked print devices use a fractured, manual approach to cybersecurity, Xerox employs an automated response that neutralizes threats at their source,” said Dr. Alissa J. Abdullah, chief information security officer, Xerox. “Instantaneous responses are critical when … More →

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Evident, the revolutionary platform that powers identity and credential verification for many of the world’s fastest-growing companies, announced it has partnered with Okta, the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise. The integrated solution enables businesses across industries to access and move seamlessly between multiple identity verification methods while dramatically reducing their exposure to sensitive or regulated information. Okta and Evident’s integration makes it easier and quicker for companies to efficiently verify identity to … More →

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Idera, parent company of global B2B software productivity brands, announced powerful new integration capabilities between its Assembla and Kiuwan products. The integration allows development teams on Assembla to “shift left” and further secure their software development lifecycle by automatically scanning code in their Assembla repositories with Kiuwan’s enterprise-grade application security testing engine. Verizon’s 2018 Data Breach Investigations Report1 found that attacks on web applications exploiting code-level or authentication mechanism vulnerabilities led to the highest number … More →

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Huawei announced AirEngine as its new Wi-Fi brand, which will be applied to its full series of enterprise-class Wi-Fi 6 products. Additionally, Huawei highlighted that its Wi-Fi 6 products have been deployed on a large scale in five major regions worldwide. Emerging applications such as Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), and 4K require more bandwidth, higher concurrency, and lower latency, which poses challenges to traditional Wi-Fi networks. These challenges must be resolved as quickly … More →

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McAfee, a device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, announced that McAfee MVISION Cloud has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Security Competency status and received AWS Well-Architected designation for its Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) technology. This makes McAfee the first CASB technology vendor to achieve AWS Security Competency status, demonstrating its technical proficiency and relentless execution to address its customers’ cloud security needs. Enterprise organizations are accelerating business through cloud adoption. However, securing those cloud environments means upholding … More →

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ERMProtect, a leading cybersecurity firm, launched new educational games that show employees how to work safely online so they minimize the risk of triggering an organizational data breach. The new offerings expand the company’s expansive line up of animated chalkboard videos, digital games, cyber dictionaries, phishing tests and quizzes that train employees to recognize hacker lures, so they are less likely to compromise sensitive data. “Spot the Phish” shows employees emails, on-line advertisements, sign-in links … More →

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CloudBees, the enterprise DevOps leader powering the continuous economy, announced the acquisition of Electric Cloud, a market leader in continuous delivery and application release automation (ARA). This acquisition establishes CloudBees as the first provider of end-to-end continuous integration (CI), continuous delivery (CD), continuous deployment and ARA. The acquisition of Electric Cloud was completed earlier in April. “As of today, we provide customers with best-of-breed CI/CD software from a single vendor, establishing CloudBees as a continuous … More →

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Similar to its popular EU General Data Protection Regulation Guide for in-house lawyers, Hunton Andrews Kurth has launched an online resource center dedicated to helping businesses navigate their new data privacy responsibilities in accordance with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA). The CCPA, whose compliance deadline is in 2020, will affect most businesses that handle the personal data of California residents. The resource center, which can be found here, aims to assist businesses … More →

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Obsidian Security, a cybersecurity company providing intelligent identity protection for hybrid enterprises, announced the appointment of Laura Norén as Vice President of Privacy and Trust. Previously serving as the Director of Research, Norén brings a decade of experience in the sociotechnical impact of technological advances, including five years working on the ethical implications of applied data science. Obsidian is building its technical stack and organizational structure to become a privacy and data ethics leader within … More →

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