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Acronis acquires CyberLynx to enhances cyber protection portfolio with additional security services

Acronis, a globally renowned provider of cyber protection, announced the acquisition of CyberLynx, a renowned Israel-based cyber security consultancy firm with a presence in the U.K., Switzerland, and Luxembourg. This acquisition marks Acronis’ third in the past year, which continues the company’s accelerated growth plan. As a premier provider of security audits, penetration testing, and proprietary training solutions, CyberLynx enjoys a global customer presence built on cutting-edg...

Dell Technologies’ Data Protection and Cyber Security innovations aid enterprises safeguard critical applications

Dell Technologies has announced the release of their new Dell EMC PowerProtect DP series integrated appliances and PowerProtect Data Manager Software advancements to help businesses and customers protect, manage and recover data from traditional and modern applications, across core data centers, edge locations and public clouds. PowerProtect Cyber Recovery Dell, the industry renowned company in data protection appliances and software, also announces the release of PowerProtect Cyber Recovery,...

Check Point announces the launch of Check Point R81 cyber security platform with autonomous threat prevention

Check Point has introduced its next-generation unified cyber security platform, Check Point R81. The new platform is one of industry’s first to deliver autonomous threat prevention designed for the entire distributed enterprise, enabling IT staff to manage the most complex and dynamic network environments easily and efficiently. Enterprises have accelerated their digital transformation programmes and changed IT priorities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has increased their cyb...

Acronis expands regional support for partners and enhances Acronis cyber infrastructure

Acronis, a global provider of cyber protection, announced plans to expand its global network of cloud data centres, including new state-of-the-art facilities in Canada, New Zealand, and Bhutan. Announced at the Acronis Global Cyber Summit 2020, the expansion ensures that the full range of Acronis Cyber Protection Solutions will be available to partners and organisations around the world, which is critical now that an estimated two-thirds of employees work remotely and rely on cloud-based servic...

Pulse Secure NAC extends Zero Trust Network Assurance as users and IoT devices return to a hybrid workplace

Pulse Secure announced new features to its Network Access Control (NAC) solution, Pulse Policy Secure (PPS), that enhance endpoint and IoT device visibility, compliance, remediation, and threat response as organisations embrace expanded remote work flexibility with employees and their devices returning to a hybrid workplace. Available separately or as part of Pulse Access Suite Plus, Pulse Policy Secure (PPS) is an enterprise-class NAC solution that is easy to deploy, manage and scale. The upda...

Quantum Corporation unveils DXi software with advanced features to improve backup and restore system performance

Quantum Corporation has announced new software with advanced features and capabilities for DXi backup appliances to significantly improve backup and restore system performance, as well as monitor systems remotely utilising cloud-based analytics. The new DXi 4.1 software also integrates with Veeam Backup & Replication v10 and the new Fast Clone feature, to enable ultra-fast synthetic full backups in Veeam environments for more efficient use of resources for large enterprises. Improved synth...

Check Point introduces CloudGuard Cloud Native Security platform for securing cloud deployments and workloads

Check Point has introduced CloudGuard Cloud Native Security, a fully-automated cloud platform that enables customers to seamlessly protect all of their cloud deployments and workloads, and manage security through a single pane of glass. CloudGuard streamlines and simplifies cloud security, preventing the most advanced 6th generation cyber-attacks from impacting organisations’ cloud environments, and enables them to take full advantage of the speed and agility of cloud. Rapid migration to...

Security Industry Association announces Efrain Pardo as the Spring 2020 recipient of the Denis Hebert Identity Management Scholarship

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has selected Efrain Pardo as the spring 2020 recipient of the Denis R. Hebert Identity Management Scholarship, a program presented in partnership with the Center for Identity at the University of Texas at Austin offering $5,000 scholarships for SIA members to help further their education in the field of identity management. This scholarship program – named after Hebert, President of Feenics Inc. and a past member of SIA’s Board of Directors wh...

Malwarebytes launches enhanced cloud platform, MSP premier partner program

Malwarebytes, an advanced endpoint detection and remediation solution provider, announced a new set of enhanced enterprise features of its cloud platform. The platform, Malwarebytes Nebula, reduces the burden on overworked security teams with simplified administrative controls over endpoint management and enhanced executive reporting with deeper insights into threat activity and remediation. In addition to the enhanced cloud platform, Malwarebytes is announcing the general availability of its M...

Sophos announces unveiling of Intercept X for Mobile with new security capabilities

Sophos, a globally renowned provider of next-generation cyber security solutions, has announced introducing Sophos Intercept X for Mobile with new security capabilities for Chrome OS devices and improved mobile threat defence for Android and iOS devices. Fleeceware applications Sophos has also published research, Fleeceware Apps Persist on the Play Store, which details new findings on Fleeceware applications that overcharge unsuspecting consumers for functionality widely available in other fre...

Hanwha Techwin announces Top 5 video surveillance trends 2020 for the security industry

Hanwha Techwin, a global supplier of IP and analog video surveillance solutions, has announced its top 5 key trend predictions for the security industry in 2020. They include AI end-to-end security solutions, cybersecurity, cloud-based data insights, privacy protection and vertical specialised solutions. AI End-to-End Security Solutions As AI becomes more broadly adopted across industries, it is likely to be more widely incorporated in video surveillance in the upcoming year. Edge-based AI (wh...

Data-at-rest encryption: at the centre of the security circle

The past decade has seen unprecedented growth in data creation and management. The products and services that consumers use every day – and the systems businesses, large and small, rely on – all revolve around data. The increasing frequency of high-profile data breaches and hacks should be alarming to anyone, and there’s a danger data security could worsen in the coming years. According to DataAge 2025, a report by IDC and Seagate, by 2025, almost 90% of all data created in t...