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SANS Instructor and ICS Expert Jason Christopher Named Cybersecurity Leader of the Year by EnergySec
Aug 23, 2019 6:12 AM ET

SANS Instructor and ICS Expert Jason Christopher Named Cybersecurity Leader of the Year by EnergySec

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 23, 2019 - BETHESDA, Md.,  SANS Institute, the global leader in cyber security training and certifications, today announced that SANS certified instructor Jason Christopher has been named the recipient of EnergySec's Cybersecurity Leader of the Year Award for 2019. Mr. Christopher was recognized by the Industrial Control System (ICS) community and staff at EnergySec for his exceptional contributions to the ICS security community. Jason plays a significant role in Axio's Energy & Utilities business where he is instrumental. [more...]

Leaders from Sempra Energy, Southern Company, U.S. Cyber Command, Idaho National Lab Join Unprecedented Speaker Line-up at 2019 CyberCon Cybersecurity Power & Utilities Conference
Aug 23, 2019 6:07 AM ET

Leaders from Sempra Energy, Southern Company, U.S. Cyber Command, Idaho National Lab Join Unprecedented Speaker Line-up at 2019 CyberCon Cybersecurity Power & Utilities Conference

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 23, 2019 - HOUSTON,  CyberCon 2019, a solutions-based conference and exhibition addressing the growing concern over the frequency and sophistication of cyber-attacks and the exposure the U.S. power grid faces, today announced several additional sought-after cybersecurity and energy industry thought leaders have joined the event's agenda. Developed in partnership with the American Energy Society, CyberCon 2019 will take place November 19-21, 2019 at the Anaheim Convention Center in California. "The U.S. power grid's infrastructure is growing more and more complicated every day. [more...]

SafeGuard Cyber Announces WeChat Compliance and Cybersecurity Capability
Aug 23, 2019 6:05 AM ET

SafeGuard Cyber Announces WeChat Compliance and Cybersecurity Capability

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 23, 2019 - CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.,  SafeGuard Cyber, the leading end-to-end platform for social media and digital risk protection, today announced a new capability to secure conversations in WeChat, making it one of the only entities to provide security and real-time compliance protection for businesses that use the mobile messaging application. WeChat now has more than one billion daily active users, approximately 80 percent of whom use it for business purposes. Western companies have found WeChat. [more...]

5 Steps to Prevent Ransomware from Destroying Your Business
Aug 23, 2019 6:02 AM ET

5 Steps to Prevent Ransomware from Destroying Your Business

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 23, 2019 - Regular backups stored externally, defense-in-depth cyber security and limited system access lead list of necessary ransomware precautions--in a new article from eMazzanti Technologies. HOBOKEN, N.J.,  A NYC area IT consultant and managed services provider (MSP) presents the steps organizations should follow to prevent ransomware from causing serious damage in a new article on the eMazzanti Technologies website. The informative article explains how regular backups stored externally, defense-in-depth cyber security and other steps help. [more...]

MSi Expands Leadership Team, Naming Cybersecurity Veteran Don Ward as SVP Of Global Services to Further Support Growing Customer Base
Aug 23, 2019 6:00 AM ET

MSi Expands Leadership Team, Naming Cybersecurity Veteran Don Ward as SVP Of Global Services to Further Support Growing Customer Base

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 23, 2019 - With the only end-to-end industrial control systems cybersecurity solution delivering visibility and protection down to Levels 0 and 1, Mission Secure counts preeminent U.S. military, oil & gas, maritime, transportation and critical infrastructure organizations among its clientele. HOUSTON, - Mission Secure, Inc. (MSi), an industry-leading industrial control system (ICS) cybersecurity company, announced the appointment of Don Ward to the executive leadership team as Senior Vice President of Global Services. Don will lead all. [more...]

CybeReady Recognized as the Best Machine Learning/Autonomous Cybersecurity Solution by the 2019 Tech Ascension Awards
Aug 22, 2019 6:12 AM ET

CybeReady Recognized as the Best Machine Learning/Autonomous Cybersecurity Solution by the 2019 Tech Ascension Awards

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 22, 2019 - MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., - CybeReady, the only autonomous cybersecurity training platform for enterprises, has been awarded as the Best Machine Learning/Autonomous Solution by the 2019 Tech Ascension Awards. Unlike competitive offerings which are manually operated and rely on hunch-based decisions, CybeReady uses data science to create an autonomous, fully-managed, adaptive training program for enterprises. Combined with advanced automation, CybeReady trains employees continuously to guarantee significant change in their behavior towards cyberattacks. "This recognition. [more...]

IntSights Exposes Top Dark Web Marketplace Selling Digital Browser Identities as the Latest Hot Commodity
Aug 22, 2019 6:11 AM ET

IntSights Exposes Top Dark Web Marketplace Selling Digital Browser Identities as the Latest Hot Commodity

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 22, 2019 - NEW YORK,  IntSights, the threat intelligence company focused on enabling enterprises to Defend Forward™, announced today the release of the company's latest report Digital Browser Identities: The Hottest New Black Market Good, which provides an overview of top dark web marketplace Richlogs and the digital identities market comprised of stolen "digital fingerprints" of a user's web browsing device (i.e., IP address, OS information, time zone, user behavior). The appearance of the Genesis. [more...]

SecurityScorecard Introduces Custom Scorecard; Enabling Enterprises to Have Greater Visibility into Cybersecurity Risk Across Distinct Business Units, Organizational Departments and Geolocations
Aug 22, 2019 6:09 AM ET

SecurityScorecard Introduces Custom Scorecard; Enabling Enterprises to Have Greater Visibility into Cybersecurity Risk Across Distinct Business Units, Organizational Departments and Geolocations

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 22, 2019 - NEW YORK, - SecurityScorecard, the leader in security ratings, today announced the addition of the Custom Scorecard functionality to the company's comprehensive security ratings platform. Custom Scorecard gives enterprises granular visibility into the risk posture of their individual business units, subsidiaries, and other types of organizational structures. Security practitioners and risk leaders can build customized scorecards for their specific areas of concern. Today's enterprises are highly matrixed and dispersed across the world with each—business. [more...]

Agio Launches New Cybersecurity Technical Testing Program
Aug 22, 2019 6:07 AM ET

Agio Launches New Cybersecurity Technical Testing Program

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 22, 2019 - NEW YORK,  Agio, a leading provider of cybersecurity and managed IT services for the financial services, healthcare and payments industries, has launched a new technical testing program to help firms navigate the changing landscape of cybersecurity threats and defenses. The offering is completely customizable based on an organization's size, maturity and existing cybersecurity efforts, offering an added layer of defense for even the most cyber-sophisticated firms by uncovering previously undiscoverable exposure areas.. [more...]

Cybersecurity Luminary Etay Maor Joins IntSights as Chief Security Officer
Aug 22, 2019 6:02 AM ET

Cybersecurity Luminary Etay Maor Joins IntSights as Chief Security Officer

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 22, 2019 - NEW YORK,  IntSights, the threat intelligence company focused on enabling enterprises to Defend Forward™, announced today that Etay Maor has joined IntSights' executive team as Chief Security Officer and will lead the company's security advisory practice. Read Etay's announcement blog by clicking here. Prior to joining IntSights, Etay developed an impressive track record of innovating at top cybersecurity companies, including IBM XForce, RSA, and Trusteer. During his time with IBM XForce, Etay led the. [more...]

Cisco & NTT Ltd. Named to Fortune
Aug 22, 2019 6:00 AM ET

Cisco & NTT Ltd. Named to Fortune’s Change the World List

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 22, 2019 - SAN JOSE, Calif. and LONDON,  Cisco and NTT Ltd. were recently selected for Fortune's fifth annual Change the World list, recognizing both companies, and their partnership, as leaders among the Fortune Global 500 in addressing the world's biggest challenges and for their efforts to "do well by doing good." This year's joint recognition of NTT Ltd. and Cisco highlights the unique impact businesses can have in communities around the world through their partners. As partner-led. [more...]

Cybersecurity in Global Financial Services, 2019: Current State & Crucial Role It is Expected to Play in Shaping How Banks Will Harness Technology Securely in the Future
Aug 21, 2019 6:10 AM ET

Cybersecurity in Global Financial Services, 2019: Current State & Crucial Role It is Expected to Play in Shaping How Banks Will Harness Technology Securely in the Future

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 21, 2019 - DUBLIN, The "Cybersecurity in Financial Services" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The Cybersecurity in Financial Services report serves as a primer for anyone wanting to develop an understanding of the current cybersecurity landscape and why it has exploded in recent years. This report introduces the reader to some of the key types of cybersecurity threats and risks these pose to the banks as well as users. The author has interviewed some key suppliers, through their. [more...]

New Illusive Sponsored Research Finds Deception Technology Reduces Attacker Detection Time by Over 90%
Aug 21, 2019 6:08 AM ET

New Illusive Sponsored Research Finds Deception Technology Reduces Attacker Detection Time by Over 90%

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 21, 2019 - NEW YORK and TEL AVIV, Israel,  Illusive Networks®, the leader in deception-based threat detection, today announced the release of a new research report carried out by leading IT analyst firm Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) and funded by Illusive Networks, exploring user opinion and awareness about deception technology. The research discovered a vast gulf in incident response times between those who have deployed deception technology on their networks and those who haven't. Most crucially,. [more...]

Global Automotive Cyber Security Market Analysis 2017-2018 & Forecast 2019-2026: A $6.81 Billion Opportunity
Aug 21, 2019 6:07 AM ET

Global Automotive Cyber Security Market Analysis 2017-2018 & Forecast 2019-2026: A $6.81 Billion Opportunity

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 21, 2019 - DUBLIN, The "Automotive Cyber Security - Global Market Outlook (2017-2026)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The Global Automotive Cyber Security market accounted for $1.09 billion in 2017 and is expected to reach $6.81 billionby 2026 growing at a CAGR of 22.6% during the forecast period. Some of the key factors influencing the market are increasing amount of vehicle electronics and the growing adoption of advanced vehicle technologies. However, high installation cost of cyber security solutions and. [more...]

Cyber Safety for Students
Aug 21, 2019 6:05 AM ET

Cyber Safety for Students

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 21, 2019 - As summer break ends, many students will return to school with mobile devices, such as smart phones, tablets, and laptops. Although these devices can help students complete schoolwork and stay in touch with family and friends, there are risks associated with using them. However, there are simple steps that can help students stay safe while using their internet-connected devices. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) recommends reviewing the following. [more...]

Aug 21, 2019 6:04 AM ET

Serious Security: Phishing in the cloud – the freemium way

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 21, 2019 - Here’s an interesting phishing trick with a lot to teach us. Microsoft tweeted about it last week: Microsoft Security [email protected] The 404 Not Found page tells you that you’ve hit a broken or dead link – except when it doesn’t. Phishers are using malicious custom 404 pages to serve phishing sites. A phishing campaign targeting Microsoft uses such technique, giving phishers virtually unlimited phishing URLs.     Note the bit. [more...]

Cyberthreats Against Financial Services Up 56%
Aug 21, 2019 6:02 AM ET

Cyberthreats Against Financial Services Up 56%

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 21, 2019 - Financial institutions interacting with customers online must prepare for a broader, more sophisticated variety of threats. Financial organizations increasingly turn to online portals, social media, and mobile apps to better engage with customers. However, the same digital platforms' low cost and low barrier to entry make it easier for cybercriminals to exploit them and target a larger pool of financial victims. ZeroFOX's "Financial Services Digital Threat Report 2019," released today,. [more...]

CISOs Struggle with Diminishing Tools to Protect Assets from Growing Threats
Aug 21, 2019 6:00 AM ET

CISOs Struggle with Diminishing Tools to Protect Assets from Growing Threats

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 21, 2019 - Most CISOs see the risk of cyberattacks growing and feel they're falling behind in their ability to fight back, a new survey finds.   More than 80% of CISOs think that the risk of cyberattacks is increasing — and nearly a quarter believe that the attackers' capabilities are outpacing their own, according to new research from Forbes in association with Fortinet. The reasons for the perceived disparity include shortages in. [more...]

BlackRidge Transport Access Control Implemented by Network Runners to Further Protect Their Business from Cyberattacks
Aug 20, 2019 6:10 AM ET

BlackRidge Transport Access Control Implemented by Network Runners to Further Protect Their Business from Cyberattacks

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 20, 2019 - RENO, Nev., - BlackRidge Technology International, Inc. (OTCQB: BRTI), a leading provider of next-generation cyber defense solutions, is providing its Transport Access Control software to Network Runners, Inc., a leading technology consulting firm to commercial firms and the federal government. Already a BlackRidge solutions provider, Network Runners has implemented the same BlackRidge TAC gateway and endpoint software that it provides to its clients, adding an additional layer of security for their remote user access. Zero trust. [more...]

Aug 20, 2019 6:07 AM ET

Multiple HTTP/2 DoS flaws found by Netflix

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 20, 2019 - Netflix has identified several denial of service (DoS) flaws in numerous implementations of HTTP/2, a popular network protocol that underpins large parts of the web. Exploiting them could make servers grind to a halt. HTTP/2 is the latest flavour of HTTP, the application protocol that manages communication between web servers and clients. Released in 2015, HTTP/2 introduced several improvements intended to make sessions faster and more reliable. Updates included: HTTP header compression. In. [more...]

Illusive Networks Receives 5-Star Rating from SC Labs
Aug 20, 2019 6:05 AM ET

Illusive Networks Receives 5-Star Rating from SC Labs

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 20, 2019 - NEW YORK and TEL AVIV, Israel,  Illusive Networks, the leader in deception-based cyber defense solutions, today announced it has been named by SC Labs as a Recommended Product in SC Media's wide-ranging review of deception network tools, awarding the Illusive platform 5-stars in all rating categories; features, documentation, value for money, performance, support, and ease of use. The noted SC Labs cybersecurity testing team commented that Illusive "sets the standard for deception. [more...]

Aug 20, 2019 6:02 AM ET

Towns Across Texas Hit in Coordinated Ransomware Attack

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 20, 2019 - The state government and cybersecurity groups have mobilized to respond to a mass ransomware attack that simultaneously hit 23 different towns statewide.     The state of Texas has been hit with a rare coordinated ransomware attack that disrupted systems of 23 different local governments. The Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) issued a statewide alert on Aug. 16 warning towns and cities across the state about the attack campaign.. [more...]

Segasec Announces Partnership with DMARC Analyzer
Aug 20, 2019 6:00 AM ET

Segasec Announces Partnership with DMARC Analyzer

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 20, 2019 - TEL AVIV, Israel, - Segasec, industry leaders in anti-phishing technology, has announced a new strategic agreement with Europe-based security SaaS solution DMARC Analyzer. This will allow Segasec customers to strengthen their existing anti-phishing solution with insight and control over the number one attack vector for phishing scams - their email inbox. Joint customers will be able to take advantage of the powerful analysis of Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting, and Conformance (DMARC). "This technology. [more...]

Global Cyber Alliance releases AIDE, a cybersecurity development platform for IoT products
Aug 19, 2019 6:25 AM ET

Global Cyber Alliance releases AIDE, a cybersecurity development platform for IoT products

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 19, 2019 - The Global Cyber Alliance, working with its partners, launched the Automated IoT Defence Ecosystem (AIDE), a first-of-its-kind cybersecurity development platform for Internet of Things (IoT) products. AIDE enables small businesses, manufacturers, service providers and individuals to identify vulnerabilities, mitigate risks and secure IoT devices against the growing volume of threats to this interconnected environment. A complementary resource to the AIDE platform is the GCA ProxyPot, a custom IoT honeypot solution developed. [more...]

SnapLogic Intelligent Integration Platform makes enterprise integration faster and easier
Aug 19, 2019 6:20 AM ET

SnapLogic Intelligent Integration Platform makes enterprise integration faster and easier

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 19, 2019 - SnapLogic announced the availability of the August 2019 release of the SnapLogic Intelligent Integration Platform, delivering several new innovations that drive better productivity, deeper insights, and higher performance for customers. With this release, SnapLogic makes enterprise integration even faster and easier with new AI capabilities that recommend completed pipelines – from within the user’s organization or from the SnapLogic Patterns Catalog – improving productivity and time-to-value for both citizen and expert. [more...]

Routers from well-known manufacturers vulnerable to cross-router data leaks
Aug 19, 2019 6:11 AM ET

Routers from well-known manufacturers vulnerable to cross-router data leaks

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 19, 2019 - While many organizations and home networks use a host and guest network on the same router hardware to increase security, a new study by Ben-Gurion University indicates that routers from well-known manufacturers are vulnerable to cross-router data leaks through a malicious attack on one of the two separated networks.. According to Adar Ovadya, a master’s student in BGU’s Department of Software and Information Systems Engineering, “all of the routers we. [more...]

Cybersecurity leader Vectra establishes operations in Asia-Pacific to address growing demand for network detection and response in the cloud
Aug 19, 2019 6:10 AM ET

Cybersecurity leader Vectra establishes operations in Asia-Pacific to address growing demand for network detection and response in the cloud

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 19, 2019 - SYDNEY, - Vectra, the leader in network threat detection and response, today announced that it has established business operations in the Asia-Pacific region to arm enterprise organisations and managed detection and response providers with a platform to stop in-progress cyberattacks in the cloud. Establishing regional headquarters in Sydney marks a major global expansion for Vectra, fueled by the recent closing of a USD$100 million Series E funding round and increasing demand for the company's industry-leading Cognito platform. Vectra currently operates. [more...]

Total global shipments of secure embedded hardware to double by 2023
Aug 19, 2019 6:05 AM ET

Total global shipments of secure embedded hardware to double by 2023

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 19, 2019 - Accelerating demand for embedded security in industrial and automotive segments is driving the market for technologies such as secure microcontrollers (MCU) and trusted platform modules (TPM).. ABI Research forecasts that total global shipments of secure embedded hardware will double by 2023, surpassing the 4 billion mark. TPMs are finally gaining momentum, notably in new industrial markets, after more than a decade since its standardization. It had largely become static in. [more...]

Microsoft Releases Security Update for Windows Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability
Aug 19, 2019 6:00 AM ET

Microsoft Releases Security Update for Windows Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 19, 2019 - Microsoft has released a security update to address an elevation of privilege vulnerability (CVE-2019-1162) in Windows. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected system. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages users and administrators to review the Microsoft Security Advisory and apply the necessary update. [more...]

IDEMIA Appoints Dan Kent as Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer for Identity & Security, North America
Aug 18, 2019 6:36 AM ET

IDEMIA Appoints Dan Kent as Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer for Identity & Security, North America

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 18, 2019 - Dan brings 28 years of experience as a systems engineer and technology executive to the newly created Chief Technology Officer role. RESTON, Va.,- IDEMIA announced today the appointment of Dan Kent as Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer, and a member of the Executive Committee for the Identity & Security business in North America. IDEMIA is creating a new group, which will be led by Dan, that includes Product Management, Information Technology, Information Security/Cyber Security. [more...]