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Secure Controls Framework added to SureCloud’s Compliance Management Solution

SureCloud, the provider of Gartner-recognised Integrated Risk Management solutions and cybersecurity services, has partnered with Secure Controls Framework (SCF), granting all its customers access to SCF’s control set through its cloud-based Compliance solution.  SCF aims to provide cybersecurity and privacy control guidelines to organisations of any size and across any sector, helping them to implement best-practice controls to protect their data and processes, and respond to evolvi...

SureCloud receives recognition for IT Vendor Risk Management Tools on Gartner’s Magic Quadrant

SureCloud, the provider of cloud-based, Integrated Risk Management solutions, has been placed on Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for IT Vendor Risk Management Tools for the first time after being recognised on Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Integrated Risk Management Solutions back in July 2019. The quadrant names 16 key solution vendors identified by Gartner as offering vendor risk management (VRM) solutions. VRM solutions enable organisations to accurately ascertain the security and compli...

Fugue unveils Best Practices Framework to protect against advanced cloud misconfiguration attacks

Fugue, the company delivering autonomous cloud infrastructure security and compliance, has announced the release of the Fugue Best Practices Framework to help cloud engineering and security teams identify and remediate dangerous cloud resource misconfigurations that aren’t addressed by common compliance frameworks. Users can deploy the Fugue Best Practices Framework within minutes to improve the security posture of their Amazon Web Service (AWS) cloud environments. Cloud misconfiguration...

bluedog Security Monitoring develops Sentinel device to detect unusual network activities

A new cybersecurity service brings professional 24-hour monitoring within reach of SMEs for the very first time. bluedog Security Monitoring, which has been launched by Freeparking.com founder Paul Lomax and cybersecurity expert Tim Thurlings, offers smaller firms the type of managed detection and response service previously only available to large corporates. Highly trained cybersecurity team The launch of bluedog comes as SMEs face increased pressure from customers, regulators and investors...

Pulse Secure helps Hogarth Worldwide to improve its secure access platform with Zero Trust approach

Pulse Secure, the provider of software-defined Secure Access solutions, has announced the successful delivery of a project to help Hogarth Worldwide refresh its secure access platform as part of a Zero Trust approach to security. Hogarth Worldwide is a creative production business, providing marketing production and adaptation services for some of the world’s most recognisable brands and global multinationals. Security is a critical part of this service and Hogarth manages its own multi-l...

Keyfactor launches Control 6 secure identity platform to provide scalable IoT security solution

Keyfactor, a provider of secure digital identity management solutions, announces the launch of Keyfactor Control 6. This newest release of the company’s flagship, end-to-end secure identity platform addresses scalability in connected device security. Keyfactor Control secures, authenticates and future-proofs IoT identity at every step of the device lifecycle, providing a scalable IoT security solution. “The threat landscape is changing – trends like IoMT are creating new secur...

HID Global's Bluvision named in Gartner 2019 Magic Quadrant For Indoor Location Services, Global

HID Global®, a worldwide provider of trusted identity solutions, announced that Bluvision™, a part of HID Global, was named in the challenger quadrant of the Gartner 2019 Magic Quadrant for Indoor Location Services, Global. Adoption of location services is projected to increase from less than 10 percent today to more than half of all enterprises worldwide within three years. According to Gartner, “By 2022, 65% of enterprises will require indoor location asset tracking (both peop...

Exabeam secures NTT DATA’s global operation by providing its Security Management Platform

Exabeam, the next-gen SIEM company, announces that NTT DATA Corporation (NTT DATA), its partner and one of the providers of technology and services for government and business, has chosen to secure its global operations using Exabeam’s Security Management Platform (SMP), which provides unlimited data collection, machine learning and analytics for modern cyber threat detection and response. NTT DATA’s internal system is used throughout more than 50 countries and regions, 210 cities a...

A glance at the winners and losers of the security industry in 2018

In my coverage of China Tariffs impacting the security industry over four recent articles, products on the tariff schedules routinely integrated into security solutions included burglar and fire alarm control and transmission panels, video surveillance lenses, HDTV cameras used for broadcast use cases and fiber optic media converters. The general ‘callout’ of ADP (Automatic Data Processing) devices and peripherals technically includes servers, workstations and microcomputers, all o...

Check Point announces availability of CloudGuard SaaS to prevent security threats targeting SaaS applications

Check Point announces the general availability of CloudGuard SaaS, an industry-first cloud suite designed to prevent sophisticated security threats that target SaaS applications. One of the latest additions to Check Point’s CloudGuard portfolio of cloud security products, CloudGuard SaaS protects enterprises that use SaaS applications and cloud-based email (including Office 365, GSuite and OneDrive), and prevents targeted attacks intended to steal sensitive data. Addressing advanced SaaS...

Gartner survey finds only 65% of organisations have a dedicated cybersecurity expert to cope with ever-growing cyber threats

Despite 95 percent of CIOs expecting cyberthreats to increase over the next three years, only 65 percent of their organisations currently have a cybersecurity expert, according to a survey from Gartner, Inc. The survey also reveals that skills challenges continue to plague organisations that undergo digitalisation, with digital security staffing shortages considered a top inhibitor to innovation. Gartner's 2018 CIO Agenda Survey gathered data from 3,160 CIO respondents in 98 countries and acros...

Gartner projects IoT security spending to reach $1.5 billion in 2018

Internet of Things (IoT)-based attacks are already a reality. A recent CEB, now Gartner, survey found that nearly 20 percent of organisations observed at least one IoT-based attack in the past three years. To protect against those threats Gartner, Inc. forecasts that worldwide spending on IoT security will reach $1.5 billion in 2018, a 28 percent increase from 2017 spending of $1.2 billion. Factors such as Endpoint Security, Gateway Security and Professional Services will be the main drivers o...