IT Security


Mobile Active Defense Partners with MainNerve on Healthcare Smartphone Security

Mobile Application Development (M.A.D.) Partners LLC and MainNerve are collaborating to provide iPhone, iPad and smartphone security and compliance to the critical healthcare sector.

Retired FBI Agent to be Board Chairman for LIGATT Security International

LIGATT Security International has appointed recently retired FBI Special Agent Gregory Scott as the company's newest chairman for of its board of directors.

Dell Closes SecureWorks Acquisition

Dell announced that it has closed its acquisition of SecureWorks Inc., a provider of information security services and expanding Dell’s IT-as-a-service offerings.

Report: Malware Growth At An All-Time High

McAfee Inc. recently released the McAfee Threats Report: Fourth Quarter 2010, revealing a steady growth of threats to mobile platforms.

Deborah MacCullum

Pivot3 Names New Vice President of Engineering

MacCallum, who reports directly to Pivot3 CEO Bob Fernander, has more than 25 years of experience in information technology. As vice president of engineering, she will drive product strategy and development of the Pivot3 suite of storage appliances.

Webroot Hires Former IBM Executive Jeff Santelices

An executive with more than 15 years of leadership experience in the high-tech industry, Santelices will lead a team focused on scaling Webroot's growth through relationships with strategic technology partners.

Palo Alto Networks Partner Program Aims to Provide Integrated Network Security

The program consists of a partnership of technology vendors committed to arming mutual customers with integrated solutions that fundamentally improve network security and risk management for enterprises.

SAIC and UMBC Launch Inaugural Cyber Challenge and Conference

The Maryland Cyber Challenge and Conference (MDC3), to be held Oct. 21-22, will strengthen Maryland's position as a cybersecurity leader by bringing teams of current and prospective cybersecurity professionals together to develop the skills and techniques needed to protect vital information systems.



EU Agency Releases Report on Governmental Cloud Computing Security in EU

The main goal of the report is to support governmental bodies in taking informed, risk-based decisions regarding security of data, resilience of service and legal compliance on their way to the cloud. It also highlights security and resilience pros and cons of community, private and public cloud computing services for public bodies.

Ping Identity Expands Executive Team

Jonathan Buckley was named midmarket vice president, and Roger Oberg was named vice president of marketing for Ping Identity.

Blue Coat Web Security

Blue Coat Introduces Cloud Service and Web Security Module

Blue Coat Systems Inc. has introduced the Blue Coat Cloud Service, a scalable Internet-delivered service that leverages Blue Coat technology and the company’s WebPulse community of more than 70 million users.

January Sees Uptick In Targeted Attacks On Adobe Reader Files

GFI Software, an IT solutions provider for small and medium-sized enterprises, recently revealed continuing high levels of rogue security products circulating during January, and a surge in malware that takes aim at vulnerabilities within Adobe Reader and the .pdf file format -- two of the top 10 detections are aimed at exploiting holes within Adobe.

Facebook Chief Security Officer Joins National Cyber Security Alliance Board

Joe Sullivan, Facebook's chief security officer, has joined the National Cyber Security Alliance's board of directors. The organization is a nonprofit public-private partnership focused on cybersecurity awareness and education for all digital citizens.

Codebench Integrates With Sielox's Pinnacle Software

Codebench Inc., a provider of TWIC / HSPD-12 / FIPS-201 authentication software, has integrated its PIVCheck Plus software with the Pinnacle access control software from Sielox, offering federal agencies and other organizations a fully compliant HSPD-12 solution.

NIST Issues Final Version of Full Virtualization Security Guidelines

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has issued the final version of its recommendations for securely configuring and using full computing virtualization technologies.

U.S. Air Force Awards Contract to SAIC to Support Network-Centric Operations

SAIC will provide IT services in support of network-centric operations under the NETCENTS-2 Enterprise Integration and Services Management contract.

Trend Micro Completes Acquisition of Mobile Armor

The acquisition agreement between Trend Micro and Mobile Armor expands Trend Micro's data protection portfolio, extending its encryption offerings to span from endpoints all the way into the public cloud.

Security Experts Predicting Record Number Of Cyber Attacks Related To Super Bowl

Security experts predict record-breaking numbers of online threats and cyber attacks related to Super Sunday as compared to other holidays or events.

NIST Issues Set Of Guidelines For Managing Security, Privacy Issues In The Cloud

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has issued two new draft documents on cloud computing for public comment, including the first set of guidelines for managing security and privacy issues in cloud computing.

Mac

Panda Security Launches Panda Antivirus for Mac Corporate Edition

The new solution is ideal for companies operating with hybrid computing environments, delivering complete protection against all types of malware that affect Macintosh computers, regardless of whether they're running on Mac OS, Mac OS X, Windows or Linux.

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  • Survey: Less Than Half of IT Leaders are Confident in their IoT Security Plans

    Viakoo recently released findings from its 2024 IoT Security Crisis: By the Numbers. The survey uncovers insights from IT and security executives, exposes a dramatic surge in enterprise IoT security risks, and highlights a critical missing piece in the IoT security technology stack. The clarion call is clear: IT leaders urgently need to secure their IoT infrastructure one application at a time in an automated and expeditious fashion. Read Now

  • ASIS International and SIA Release “Complexities in the Global Security Market: 2024 Through 2026”

    ASIS International and the Security Industry Association (SIA) – the leading security associations for the security industry – have released ”Complexities in the Global Security Market: 2024 Through 2026”, a new research report that provides insights into the equipment, technologies, and employment of the global security industry, including regional market breakouts. SIA and ASIS partnered with global analytics and advisory firm Omdia to complete the research. Read Now

  • President Biden Issues Executive Order to Bolster U.S Port Cybersecurity

    On Wednesday, President Biden issued an Executive Order to bolster the security of the nation’s ports, alongside a series of additional actions that will strengthen maritime cybersecurity and more Read Now

  • Report: 15 Percent of All Emails Sent in 2023 Were Malicious

    VIPRE Security Group recently released its report titled “Email Security in 2024: An Expert Look at Email-Based Threats”. The 2024 predictions for email security in this report are based on an analysis of over 7 billion emails processed by VIPRE worldwide during 2023. This equates to almost one email for everyone on the planet. Of those, roughly 1 billion (or 15%) were malicious. Read Now

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New Products

  • Camden CM-221 Series Switches

    Camden CM-221 Series Switches

    Camden Door Controls is pleased to announce that, in response to soaring customer demand, it has expanded its range of ValueWave™ no-touch switches to include a narrow (slimline) version with manual override. This override button is designed to provide additional assurance that the request to exit switch will open a door, even if the no-touch sensor fails to operate. This new slimline switch also features a heavy gauge stainless steel faceplate, a red/green illuminated light ring, and is IP65 rated, making it ideal for indoor or outdoor use as part of an automatic door or access control system. ValueWave™ no-touch switches are designed for easy installation and trouble-free service in high traffic applications. In addition to this narrow version, the CM-221 & CM-222 Series switches are available in a range of other models with single and double gang heavy-gauge stainless steel faceplates and include illuminated light rings. 3

  • Camden CV-7600 High Security Card Readers

    Camden CV-7600 High Security Card Readers

    Camden Door Controls has relaunched its CV-7600 card readers in response to growing market demand for a more secure alternative to standard proximity credentials that can be easily cloned. CV-7600 readers support MIFARE DESFire EV1 & EV2 encryption technology credentials, making them virtually clone-proof and highly secure. 3

  • QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC)

    QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC)

    The latest Qualcomm® Vision Intelligence Platform offers next-generation smart camera IoT solutions to improve safety and security across enterprises, cities and spaces. The Vision Intelligence Platform was expanded in March 2022 with the introduction of the QCS7230 System-on-Chip (SoC), which delivers superior artificial intelligence (AI) inferencing at the edge. 3