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Cloud Security Alliance Releases New Cloud Security for Startups Report

November 21, 2017 No Comments

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment, today released a new report titled Cloud Security for Startups. The new white paper, developed by the CSA’s Israel chapter, aims to help Software-as-a-Service Startups (SaaS-SUs) gain and maintain customer trust by building solid security foundations at an early stage of the product development process. In establishing security controls to match risks at any point in time, SaaS-SUs can successfully align those controls with product development and investment rounds.

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Top 5 Technology Advancements with the Biggest Impact on Businesses

November 21, 2017 No Comments

Technology has transformed the way in which businesses operate, and this article considers the Top Five Technology Advancements that had the biggest impact on businesses. Each of these advancements can be thought of as waves of transformation that revolutionized in paradigm shifts that are described below.

ScaleArc Improves Uptime and Performance for Telmate Video and Audio Communications

November 15, 2017 No Comments

ScaleArc, a leader in database uptime, announced today that Telmate has built ScaleArc software into its telecom environment to improve availability and performance of its communications services. Telmate provides video and audio communications to inmates in correctional facilities, enabling connectivity with loved ones and improved mental health. The technology provider also delivers verification and investigative tools and services that increase physical safety and effectiveness of correctional facilities.

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Forcepoint Enhances Human Point System with Increased Visibility and Enforcement to Protect Critical Data and IP

November 14, 2017 No Comments

Forcepoint is releasing more than 40 new software and hardware features across its Forcepoint Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB), Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) and User and Entity Behavior Analytics (UEBA) products that enhance the understanding of user behavior and data flow throughout an enterprise or government organization to rapidly identify and eliminate risk. These capabilities work together as an intelligent ‘Human Point System’ to protect the human point as people interact with data across disparate networks.

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New Banking Trojan IcedID Discovered by IBM X-Force Research

November 13, 2017 No Comments

IBM X-Force research follows developments in the financial cybercrime arena to map the events and trends that shape the threat landscape for organizations and consumers alike. After a year that has been very active in terms of banking malware, point-of-sale (POS) malware and rampant ransomware attacks, the X-Force team identified a new banking Trojan active in the wild dubbed IcedID.

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Io-Tahoe unveils new sensitive data discovery solution to enable compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

November 9, 2017 No Comments

Io-Tahoe LLC, a pioneer in machine learning-driven smart data discovery solutions that span data lakes and relational databases, today unveiled a new offering to enable customers to quickly and comprehensively address requirements for the

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GDPR Compliance and Fines May Affect Almost 80% of Organizations Surveyed

November 9, 2017 No Comments

Today HyTrust, Inc., a leader in workload security solutions, announced findings from its latest cloud adoption survey conducted at VMWorld 2017. The survey of 323 respondents assessed deployment decisions for cloud infrastructure, containers and workload security along with risk and compliance from cloud deployments. The most significant result was the large number of companies that are not prepared for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance that takes effect in May 2018.

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SlashNext Launches Industry-Leading Internet Threat Protection System

November 7, 2017 No Comments

SlashNext, a provider of third-generation Internet security solutions, today announced the company’s broad market release of the SlashNext Internet Access Protection System to protect organizations from cross platform social engineering and phishing, malware, exploits and callback attacks. The system goes beyond first generation signature-based and second generation sandbox-based technologies and deploys human-like intelligence and cognitive thinking to stop these Internet attacks targeting unsuspecting employees as their entry points.

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Information Builders Improves Ease of Use and Analytics Workflow With Latest Version of WebFOCUS

November 6, 2017 No Comments

Information Builders, a leader in business intelligence (BI) and analytics, information integrity, and integration solutions, today announced the launch of WebFOCUS 8.202, the latest version of its award-winning BI and analytics platform. Drawing on extensive behavioral and user experience design research, the new release provides an enhanced user interface and key workflow improvements that reduce the amount of time and skill needed to derive data-backed insights.

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SAS a Leader in 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Quality Tools

November 2, 2017 No Comments

For the 12th year, SAS is named a leader in Gartner’s October 2017 Magic Quadrant for Data Quality Tools*. SAS was recognized based on its completeness of vision and ability to execute.

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Adaptiva Launches New Client Health Windows 10 Security Package

November 2, 2017 No Comments

Adaptiva, the market leader in modern endpoint management and security, today announced the launch of a new Windows 10 Security Package for the company’s Client Health™ endpoint security engine. The package consists of 19 new health checks specifically designed to automatically find and fix Windows 10-related endpoint security configuration management issues.

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IBM Brings Cloud-native Environment to Private Clouds

November 1, 2017 No Comments

IBM Cloud Private software is designed to enable companies to create on-premises cloud capabilities similar to public clouds to accelerate app development. The new platform is built on the open source Kubernetes-based container architecture and supports both Docker containers and Cloud Foundry. This facilitates integration and portability of workloads as they evolve to any cloud environment, including the public IBM Cloud.

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Schneider Electric Introduces APC Smart-UPS with SmartConnect for Intelligent UPS Management Through the Cloud

November 1, 2017 No Comments

Schneider Electric, the global specialist in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, today introduced Smart-UPS™ with APC SmartConnect, the first and only cloud-enabled uninterruptible power supply (UPS) for distributed IT environments. The solution enables businesses, particularly small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) that have limited IT staff and resources, to proactively and effectively manage the health of their UPS systems.

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DigiCert Completes Acquisition of Symantec’s Website Security and Related PKI Solutions

October 31, 2017 No Comments

October 31, 2017 – DigiCert Inc., the leading global provider of scalable identity and encryption solutions for the enterprise, and Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ:SYMC), the world’s leading cyber security company, today announced that DigiCert has completed its acquisition of Symantec’s Website Security and related PKI solutions. With the transition of SSL validation, issuance and other processes to DigiCert, Symantec customers have a clear path forward to maintain trust in their SSL certificates.

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CloudJumper Powers Workspace as a Service Platform in Switch’s Tier 5® Data Centers Through Partnership with ProfitBricks

October 31, 2017 No Comments

CloudJumper, a leading Workspace as a Service (WaaS) platform innovator for agile business IT, today announced the company has expanded its strategic relationship with ProfitBricks, a leading channel-focused cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) provider, to deploy nWorksSpace WaaS solutions within the Switch Tier 5® Data Center campus in Las Vegas.

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NTT DATA Services and Automation Anywhere Collaborate to Offer Complete Digital Workforce Platform to Global Clients

October 30, 2017 No Comments

NTT DATA Services, a recognized leader in global technology services, today announced an expanded agreement with Automation Anywhere to include its RPA, cognitive and analytics solutions in NTT DATA’s end-to-end automation ecosystem, Solutions for Intelligent Automation (SIA).

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IBM Transforms FlashSystem to Help Drive Down the Cost of Data

October 26, 2017 No Comments

Tweet SOURCE: IBM ARMONK, N.Y. – 26 Oct 2017: IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced sweeping advances in its all-flash storage solutions and software to significantly drive down the costs of data and extend its solutions for hybrid and private cloud environments. New ultra-dense FlashSystem array capable of storing more data in the same footprint, contributes […]

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Information Builders Launches Accelerators to Expedite Value of BI and Analytics Initiatives

October 24, 2017 No Comments

Information Builders, a leader in business intelligence (BI) and analytics, information integrity, and integration solutions, today announced the launch of Information Builders’ Accelerators, a set of pre-configured analytical capabilities designed to reduce the time to value of WebFOCUS implementations. Drawing on Information Builders’ deep domain expertise across industries and thousands of customer implementations, the vertical-specific Accelerators empower knowledge workers to analyze data for answers to questions around an essential use case or scenario.

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MapR Delivers Self-Service Data Science for Leveraging Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

October 24, 2017 No Comments

MapR Technologies, Inc., a pioneer in delivering one platform for all data, across every cloud, announced today at Spark Summit Europe the MapR Data Science Refinery, a new solution that provides data scientists an easy way to access and analyze all data in-place, to collaborate, build and deploy machine learning models on the MapR Converged Data Platform.

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Kinetica Launches Operations in Japan, Partners with Networld to Develop an AI Center in Japan

October 23, 2017 No Comments

Kinetica, provider of the fastest GPU-accelerated database, today announced its partnership with Networld Corporation, the value-add distributor of Kinetica based in Tokyo, to develop a world-class Artificial Intelligence (AI) Center in Japan. The aim of Networld AI Center is to enable customers to view use cases through demonstrations, proof of concept (POC) and training across sectors including telecommunications, e-commerce, manufacturing, Internet-of-Things (IoT) and financial services.

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Cloud Security Alliance Releases Updates to ‘The Treacherous 12: Cloud Computing Top Threats in 2016’

October 20, 2017 No Comments

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment, today announced an updated ‘Treacherous 12: Top Threats to Cloud Computing + Industry Insights,” a refreshed release to the 2016 report that includes new real-world anecdotes and examples of recent incidents that relate to each of the 12 cloud computing threat categories identified in the original paper.

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SAS helps global companies protect personal data and meet GDPR requirements

October 18, 2017 No Comments

ANALYTICS EXPERIENCE, AMSTERDAM (Oct.18, 2017) – With the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) going into effect on May 25, 2018, global companies must take steps to understand how personally identifiable information (PII) is stored and used within their organizations. Millions of records are exposed each year due to thousands of data breaches that occur around the world. Further, a recent survey found that less than half (45 percent) of organizations have a structured plan in place for compliance and more than half (58 percent) indicate that their organizations are not fully aware of the consequences of noncompliance.

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IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Assurance, Insurance and Guarantees – Preparing Your Organization for the Data Breach Era

October 17, 2017 No Comments

According to Forrester Research, applications are increasingly the face of interaction between companies and their customers; this includes customer-facing applications, differentiating mobile apps, internet-of-things (IoT) device interfaces and streamlined back-end processes. Meanwhile, application security technologies continue to advance based on new developer methodologies, attack vectors, application types and business needs. Moving forward, security pros must keep pace with these emerging and rapidly evolving technologies to help their organizations deploy apps that improve customer experiences without taking on new risks.

AsTech Launches $1M Guarantee for Managed Qualys Services

October 17, 2017 No Comments

AsTech, a leading independent security consulting company, today announced the release of AsTech Vigilance for Managed Qualys Services. This latest offering provides a $1 million guarantee for securing perimeter networks when a customer adds the AsTech Perimeter Security Guarantee to their AsTech Managed Qualys Service subscription. AsTech Vigilance for Managed Qualys Services is the industry’s first guarantee for implementing, configuring and managing Qualys to ensure all vulnerabilities it is capable of finding for perimeter assets are found and provided in a prioritized report.

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ScaleArc’s Software Now Available on Google Cloud Launcher Marketplace

October 12, 2017 No Comments

ScaleArc, aleader in database uptime, announced today that its software is available in the Google Cloud Launcher marketplace. Google Cloud Platform customers can now leverage the seamless application failover, faster application performance, and other instant scale out capabilities of the ScaleArc software. This software simplifies the process of adopting cloud services and helps customers mitigate some of challenges of running critical applications in the cloud.

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Qvidian Unveils First-of-its-Kind Integration with Microsoft Office 365

October 12, 2017 No Comments

Qvidian, the leading provider of cloud-based RFP and proposal automation software, today announced a significant update to its flagship solution: an integration with Microsoft Office 365. This first-of-its-kind integration enables content reviewers and subject matter experts to simultaneously edit RFP and proposal content in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint formats. As content moves through reviewer workflows, Office 365 preserves formatting and styles, ensuring content fidelity, while automatic content syncing simplifies version control.

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Pegasystems Launches Robotic Accelerators for Pega Customer Service, Making It Easy To Improve Agent Productivity

October 12, 2017 No Comments

Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGA), the software company empowering customer engagement at the world’s leading enterprises, today announced the launch of Robotic Accelerators for Pega® Customer Service, making it easy to deploy personal desktop robots to help customer service agents automate their most mundane and repetitive tasks. Now organizations can quickly provide service agents with task-specific bots to simplify their work, increase productivity, and ultimately improve customer experience.

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GigaTrust Announces Secure Document and Email Collaboration for the DoD Supply Chain

October 12, 2017 No Comments

GigaTrust™, a leading provider of endpoint security that delivers in-use protection of documents and emails, today announced the availability of the first and only “community of interest” deployment of GigaCloud, the Company’s fully-managed document and email security ecosystem that is dedicated for Department of Defense (DoD) suppliers required to meet strict security compliance standards when sharing documents and emails amongst themselves and the DoD. This ‘community of interest’ option is available to GigaTrust customers directly and via GigaTrust’s recent partnership with Forcepoint and ICM.

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CloudJumper Launches Competitive Replacement Program Encouraging Migration to the nWorkSpace WaaS Platform

October 11, 2017 No Comments

CloudJumper, a Workspace as a Service (WaaS) platform innovator for agile business IT, today announced the CloudJumper Competitive Replacement Program. The new program brings the company’s popular WaaS platform to partners using competitive platforms such as Amazon Workspaces by offering an easy migration path, a substantially greater feature set, and lower pricing. Under the terms of the program, new and existing partners gain access to the CloudJumper WaaS platform at no charge for the first three months when signing up for a 12-month service agreement.

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Imperva Expands Global Incapsula Network to Increase Performance and Speed Attack Mitigation

October 11, 2017 No Comments

Imperva, Inc. (NASDAQ: IMPV), committed to protecting business-critical data and applications in the cloud and on-premises, today announced a significant expansion of its network and investment in second-generation DDoS attack mitigation technology. The investment means faster performance for internet users and introduces an industry-leading 10-second DDoS mitigation service level agreement (SLA) to minimize business disruption in the event of a DDoS attack.

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