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May 8, 2019 3:30 AM ET

CompTIA Explores New Certifications

iCrowdNewswire - May 8, 2019 - DOWNERS GROVE, Ill.-- CompTIA, the world leader in vendor-neutral skills certifications for the global technology workforce, said today it is exploring a significant expansion of its certification program with new credentials in data analytics/science, Python security and expert level technical skills. The potential new certifications, which could hit the market as soon as 2020, would be in addition to the comprehensive scheduled updates of CompTIA's current certifications. "We engage in regular,. [more...]

May 8, 2019 3:25 AM ET

Valimail Recognized for Customer Service Excellence

iCrowdNewswire - May 8, 2019 - SAN FRANCISCO,-- Valimail, the world's leading provider of anti-phishing technologies to stop fake email and restore trust to communications, announced it has won the 2019 Excellence in Customer Service Award presented by Business Intelligence Group. "Valimail has retained 100% of its customers to date — a feat that very few cloud companies can tout after four years. The secret to our success is actually pretty simple: We deliver a rock-solid product, we don't. [more...]

May 8, 2019 3:22 AM ET

Massachusetts Mayflower Academy Accepting Applications for the 2019-2020 School Year

iCrowdNewswire - May 8, 2019 - BOSTON,-- Students well-equipped for success in college and careers master language skills, both an additional language as well as their own. Massachusetts Mayflower Academy, a full-time online private high school powered by The Virtual High School (VHS Inc.), is beginning the 2019-2020 school year by adding American Sign Language 2 and Latin 3 to its more than 200 available course offerings. Also in the 2019-2020 school year, Academy students can enroll in a new semester-long course Cybersecurity, launching. [more...]

May 8, 2019 3:17 AM ET

Raytheon providing US Marines with Naval Strike Missiles under Other Transaction Authority

iCrowdNewswire - May 8, 2019 - TUCSON, Ariz.-- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will integrate the Naval Strike Missile into the U.S. Marine Corps' existing force structure under a $47.59 million Other Transaction Authority agreement with Marine Corps Systems Command. A USMC NSM supports the 2018 National Defense Strategy and Commandant of the Marine Corps modernization efforts.    Known for its "sea-skimming" capability, the Naval Strike Missile can fly at very low altitudes over water and land. (Photo: Kongsberg) NSM is a long-range,. [more...]

May 8, 2019 3:12 AM ET

MedCrypt Announces $5.3 M Series A Funding Round

iCrowdNewswire - May 8, 2019 - SAN DIEGO,-- MedCrypt, a leading medical device cybersecurity software provider, today announced a $5.3 million Series A funding round led by Section 32, with participation from Eniac Ventures and Y Combinator. MedCrypt was part of Y Combinator's Winter 2019 batch. "Last October, the FDA released a major update to its premarket cybersecurity guidance for medical devices, publishing guidelines that line up just about perfectly with the solution we began developing three years ago," said. [more...]

May 8, 2019 3:05 AM ET

SYNNEX Corporation Invests in Security, Networking and UCC Portfolio through Enhanced Platform, Expanded Offerings

iCrowdNewswire - May 8, 2019 - CHICAGO,-- (from SYNNEX 2019 Beyond Security Conference) – SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE: SNX), a leading business process services company, today announced a series of new offerings for security, networking, and UCC partners in a continued effort to address digital transformation in the IT Channel. Offerings are available through SYNNEX' Westcon Americas division and include a cybersecurity program management tool, an expanded Network Operations Center (NOC) offering, comprehensive security management support, and a next-generation tool that. [more...]

May 8, 2019 3:00 AM ET

Juliet ‘Jules’ Okafor Named SVP Of Global Sales For Habitu8

iCrowdNewswire - May 8, 2019 - TORRANCE, Calif.-- Los Angeles, CA -- Habitu8 announced today it named Juliet Okafor as its new Senior Vice President of Global Sales as of March 2019. In this role, Okafor will drive the sales and marketing initiatives around the company's SaaS & behavior performance & support flagship product and ensure customer success and security programs align with business outcomes. She will work directly with founders Chad Loder (CEO) & Jason Hoenich (CPO). Okafor has shown a passion for helping to identify,. [more...]

May 8, 2019 2:55 AM ET

The encryption management solutions market will register a CAGR of almost 14% by 2023

iCrowdNewswire - May 8, 2019 - NEW YORK,-- About this marketThe increasing number of cyber threats is one of the key factors expected to trigger market growth in the forthcoming years. Cybersecurity is a growing concern intensifying due to digital innovations and rising volume of digital information. Interoperability among various sectors including the healthcare and BFSI sector for digitalized service developments are also increasing, in turn, boosting the demand for encryption management solutions during the forecast period.. [more...]

May 8, 2019 2:51 AM ET

Parsons Corporation Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

iCrowdNewswire - May 8, 2019 - CENTREVILLE, Va.-- Parsons Corporation ("Parsons"), a provider of technology-driven solutions in the defense, intelligence and critical infrastructure markets, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 18,518,500 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $27.00 per share. In addition, the underwriters have been granted a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 2,777,775 shares of common stock. The shares are expected to begin trading on. [more...]

May 7, 2019 5:02 AM ET

Inspire Medical Systems, Inc. Announces Additional 11.2 Million Covered Lives with New Blue Cross Blue Shield Coverage Policies

iCrowdNewswire - May 7, 2019 - MINNEAPOLIS,-- Inspire Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE: INSP) (“Inspire”), a medical technology company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative and minimally invasive solutions for patients with obstructive sleep apnea, announced today the addition of three new Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (“BCBSA”) plans, including Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Blue Shield of California and Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield, adding 11.2 million covered lives to the growing slate. [more...]

May 7, 2019 3:42 AM ET

VirtualArmour Retains Leading Investment Banking Firm, Capstone Headwaters

iCrowdNewswire - May 7, 2019 - CENTENNIAL, Colo.-- VirtualArmour International Inc. (CSE:VAI) (F:3V3) (OTCQB: VTLR), a premier cybersecurity managed services provider, has teamed up with Capstone Headwaters, a leading investment banking firm in response to receipt of unsolicited inquiries. With Capstone’s reputation as a trusted advisor over multiple industries all over the world, VirtualArmour will be leveraging their capabilities to maximize shareholder interests. The Capstone senior team brings decades of experience in technology investment banking, capital markets. [more...]

May 7, 2019 3:35 AM ET

Fortinet Continues to Expand its Global Network Security Academy Program to Develop Cybersecurity Talent Worldwide

iCrowdNewswire - May 7, 2019 - SUNNYVALE, Calif.-- Fortinet®, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, today announced new additions to its Fortinet Network Security Academy (FNSA) program, including The Institute of Technical Education (ITE) in Singapore, NTUC LearningHub in Singapore and Faculdade de Tecnologia FIAP in Brazil. The expansion builds on the success of the the Network Security Academy program that is available in more than 60 different countries and is comprised of over 150 Academies. The Network. [more...]

May 7, 2019 3:31 AM ET

Rapid7 Named a Strong Performer in Global Cybersecurity Consulting Services Report from Independent Research Firm

iCrowdNewswire - May 7, 2019 - BOSTON,-- Rapid7, Inc. (NASDAQ: RPD), a leading provider of security analytics and automation, today announced it has been recognized by Forrester Research as a Strong Performer in The Forrester Wave™: Global Cybersecurity Consulting Providers, Q2 2019 report. “With a strong intellectual property portfolio that is well integrated into its technical consulting delivery programs, Rapid7 more than proves that its technical consulting and assessment capabilities lead to positive outcomes for clients,” wrote report. [more...]

May 7, 2019 3:25 AM ET

Carahsoft Hosts Partner Pavilion at AFCEA TechNet Cyber 2019 in Baltimore, MD May 14-16, 2019

iCrowdNewswire - May 7, 2019 - RESTON, Va.--  WHAT: Carahsoft Technology Corp., The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider®, will be joined by more than 20 technology partners in its pavilion at TechNet Cyber 2019. Sponsored by AFCEA, this conference and exhibition provides a staging area for military, industry and academia to discuss and plan how to achieve persistent engagement, presence and innovation to build resilience and improve network defenses. The event offers a variety of networking opportunities. [more...]

May 7, 2019 3:20 AM ET

Proofpoint Enters into Definitive Agreement to Acquire Meta Networks; Boosting Cloud Security Capabilities

iCrowdNewswire - May 7, 2019 - SUNNYVALE, Calif.-- Proofpoint, Inc., (NASDAQ: PFPT), a leading next-generation cybersecurity and compliance company, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Meta Networks, an innovator in zero trust network access (ZTNA). With this acquisition, Proofpoint will strengthen its cloud-based architecture and people-centric security platform, enabling customers to better protect their people and the applications and data they access beyond the traditional perimeter. The agreement is subject to customary closing conditions and is. [more...]

May 7, 2019 2:33 AM ET

Raytheon tests rocket motor for DARPA’s MAD-FIRES interceptor

iCrowdNewswire - May 7, 2019 - YUMA PROVING GROUND, Ariz.-- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully tested a hot fire rocket motor for DARPA's Multi-Azimuth Defense Fast Intercept Round Engagement System, or MAD-FIRES.   The MAD-FIRES interceptor is designed to provide a robust and affordable self-defense capability that defeats multiple waves of anti-ship missiles, unmanned aerial vehicles, as well as other threats. "The Navy is asking for leading-edge capabilities that can take out rapidly approaching targets, and Raytheon's interceptor. [more...]

May 7, 2019 2:29 AM ET

Alert Logic Named a Visionary in Gartner’s 2019 Magic Quadrant for Managed Security Services, Worldwide

iCrowdNewswire - May 7, 2019 - HOUSTON,-- Alert Logic, the SIEMless Threat Management™ company, announced today it has been named a Visionary in Gartner's newly-published 2019 Magic Quadrant for Managed Security Services, Worldwide. Alert Logic is also included in Gartner's 2018 Market Guide for Managed Detection and Response Services.* The report states that for managed detection and response services, "Organizations are looking to address a lack of 24/7 threat detection and response — especially where there is. [more...]

May 7, 2019 2:22 AM ET

CAIPHI Introduces CyPHIprepare™ to Enhance Emergency Readiness Response at a Lower Cost and Improve Patient and Resident Safety

iCrowdNewswire - May 7, 2019 - JOHNS ISLAND, S.C.-- Continuing its mission to lower healthcare costs and improve patient safety, CAIPHI is introducing CyPHIprepare™ an innovative and efficient cloud-based self-assessment tool that can help healthcare providers reduce the cost of emergency preparedness and save up to 90 percent over the cost of hiring outside intermediaries. Nearly 25 years ago, the federal government began requiring that healthcare providers implement and document electronic instead of paper-based processes to mitigate risks to patient. [more...]

May 7, 2019 2:09 AM ET

The National Cyber Security Alliance and ITSPmagazine Announce Partnership in Support of CyberSecure My Business™

iCrowdNewswire - May 7, 2019 - WASHINGTON,-- The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) – a nonprofit, public-private partnership focused on helping businesses and consumers stay safer and more secure online – announced today a strategic partnership with ITSPmagazine. At the intersection of IT security and society, ITPSmagazine is a free, online publication that focuses on information technology, cybersecurity, data privacy, the InfoSec community and the influence that tech has on our daily lives – in business and. [more...]

May 6, 2019 5:49 AM ET

CSP Inc. to Announce Second-Quarter 2019 Financial Results on May 8

iCrowdNewswire - May 6, 2019 - LOWELL, Mass.-- CSP Inc. (NASDAQ: CSPI), a provider of security and packet capture products, managed IT and professional services and technology solutions, announced that it will issue its second-quarter fiscal 2019 financial results before the open of the market on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. CSPi President and Chief Executive Officer Victor Dellovo and Chief Financial Officer Gary W. Levine will host a conference call at 10:00 a.m. ET that day to review. [more...]

May 6, 2019 5:36 AM ET

Bitbuy Completes Proof of Reserve Audit, Launches ‘Pro Trade’ and OTC Desk

iCrowdNewswire - May 6, 2019 - TORONTO,-- Bitbuy, one of Canada’s leading cryptocurrency companies, released its Proof of Reserve and Security Audit today, along with announcements of new products and services. With a forward-looking approach to foreseeable regulatory oversight and the recent QuadrigaCX fallout, Bitbuy believes that additional efforts are needed to promote transparency to users of their platform. The Proof of Reserve and Security Audit was conducted to evaluate Bitbuy’s cryptocurrency storage methodologies, asset segregation,. [more...]

May 6, 2019 5:27 AM ET

NSS Labs Appoints New Chief Executive Officer

iCrowdNewswire - May 6, 2019 - AUSTIN, Texas,-- NSS Labs, Inc., a global leader and trusted source for independent cybersecurity product testing, today announced that Jason Brvenik has been named Chief Executive Officer (CEO); he had been serving as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) since January 2017. Vikram Phatak, CEO since 2007, will remain active on the Board of Directors and Executive team as Founder. Phatak has a deep knowledge of the cybersecurity industry and will focus. [more...]

May 6, 2019 5:18 AM ET

CyberX Selected as “Hot IoT Security Startup to Watch” Based on Named Enterprise Customers, Strength of Team, and Investors

iCrowdNewswire - May 6, 2019 - BOSTON,-- CyberX, the IoT and industrial control system (ICS) security company, today announced that it was selected as one of “10 Hot IoT Security Startups to Watch” by Network World and Startup50. In describing why CyberX was selected as a hot IoT security startup, Network World notes that “CyberX hits the trifecta” with big VC backing, a strong leadership team, and an impressive list of named customers. Founded by Jeff Vance,. [more...]

May 6, 2019 5:13 AM ET

Patterson-UTI Reports Drilling Activity for April 2019

iCrowdNewswire - May 6, 2019 - HOUSTON,-- PATTERSON-UTI ENERGY, INC. (NASDAQ: PTEN) today reported that for the month of April 2019, the Company had an average of 166 drilling rigs operating.     Average drilling rigs operating reported in the Company's monthly announcements represent the average number of the Company's drilling rigs that were operating under a drilling contract.  The Company cautioned that numerous factors in addition to average drilling rigs operating can impact the Company's operating results and that a particular. [more...]

May 6, 2019 5:09 AM ET

CP delivers all-time record month for Canadian grain, testament to strong network recovery

iCrowdNewswire - May 6, 2019 - CALGARY,- Canadian Pacific (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) is proud to report strong network performance and momentum as it exits a record-setting April. On the strength of CP's service and commitment to innovation in the grain supply chain, including investing in new high-capacity hopper cars, April was an all-time record month for Canadian grain and grain products. CP moved a best-ever 2.643 million metric tonnes (MMT) of Canadian grain and grain products this. [more...]

May 6, 2019 3:45 AM ET

NuMSP Enters Los Angeles Market with Acquisition of NetFusion

iCrowdNewswire - May 6, 2019 - LOS ANGELES,-- NuMSP, a leading national managed service provider (MSP) offering IT and cybersecurity solutions, enters the Los Angeles market with the acquisition of NetFusion, a full-service MSP that offers IT solutions for small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs). "We are excited to expand into the Los Angeles marketplace with the acquisition of NetFusion," said Jim Griffith, CEO of NuMSP. "Their excellent reputation and expertise in providing industry-specific technology solutions will greatly contribute to our goal of. [more...]

May 6, 2019 3:38 AM ET

Coalfire Named a “Top Workplace” in Colorado by The Denver Post for Second Consecutive Year

iCrowdNewswire - May 6, 2019 - WESTMINSTER, Colo.-- Coalfire, a trusted provider of cybersecurity advisory and assessment services, announced today that the company was named one of The Denver Post's Top Workplaces for 2019. This is the second year in a row that Coalfire has placed in The Denver Post's Top Workplaces list. "It is an honor to be named a Top Workplace in Colorado for two years running," said Leslie Jones, Chief Human Resources Officer at Coalfire. "This recognition. [more...]

May 6, 2019 3:27 AM ET

Globant to Announce First Quarter 2019 Financial Results on May 9th

iCrowdNewswire - May 6, 2019 - LUXEMBOURG,-- Globant (NYSE: GLOB), a digitally native technology services company, today announced it will release results for the first quarter ended March 31st, 2019 on Thursday, May 9th, 2019 after the close of regular market hours. Following the release, Martin Migoya, Globant's CEO & co-founder, and Juan Urthiague, Globant's CFO, will discuss the results in a conference call beginning at 4:30pm ET. Conference call access information is: US & Canada +1 (866) 682-6100  International +1 (862) 298-0702 Webcast http://investors.globant.com/ Additionally, a replay will. [more...]

May 5, 2019 6:40 AM ET

CyberInt Reports: Suspected Russian-speaking Threat Actors ‘TA505’ Continues Cybercrime Spree against Global Retailers & Financial Institutions

iCrowdNewswire - May 5, 2019 - TEL AVIV, Israel,-- Investigation from CyberInt's Research Lab has connected a single gang to a range of attacks against retailers and financial institutions around the world using legitimate remote access software. CyberInt's managed detection and response solutions protect the world's leading companies. The group has used the same tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) along with the repeated nefarious, unauthorized use of an off-the-shelf commercial remote administration tool, "Remote Manipulator System" (RMS),. [more...]

May 4, 2019 4:01 AM ET

TransAlta Shareholders Elect All Directors at Annual and Special Meeting

iCrowdNewswire - May 4, 2019 - CALGARY,- TransAlta Corporation ("TransAlta" or the "Company") (TSX:TA) (NYSE: TAC) announced that shareholders elected all of management's director nominees to the TransAlta Board of Directors and approved all other resolutions at the Company's Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders (the "Meeting") held earlier today. In total, 182,931,519 votes were cast in person or by proxy, representing 64.27% of the eligible common shares – one of the highest participation rates at a TransAlta shareholders' meeting. [more...]