Alphabet's Chronicle Launches Backstory Security Data Platform

eWeek | March 06, 2019

Alphabet's Chronicle Launches Backstory Security Data Platform
When Google's parent company Alphabet started Chronicle, one of the basic promises was to live up to the name and help organizations to 'chronicle' their cyber-security activities. At an event alongside the RSA Conference 2019 here, Chronicle officially announced its Backstory service which enables enterprises to search though network security data rapidly to identify risks and attacks. Backstory is being positioned by Chronicle as a threat hunting platform that can find issues in different aspects of an enterprise network. "It's the only platform that lets you search multiple petabytes of data in milliseconds," Mike Wiacek, chief security officer and co-founder, said during the event. "Backstory gives an enterprise security team unparalleled and instant access to their past, present and future security." VirusTotal is like a window into what's happening with malware and emerging threats," Wiacek said. "Backstory is a window into the enterprise." Stephen Gillet, CEO and Co-founder fo Chronicle (pictured) added that Backstory provides additional data sets beyond what VirusTotal has access to. With Backstory he said that network and DNS telemetry is available to organizations among other sources of data. "It's all the other things that your enterprise will care about it," Gillet said.

Spotlight

"Traditional firewalls and standalone point security products can help but they can also add complexity, latency, and cost. But can you have your cake and eat it too? Yes you can do it all --
1) improve your network security
2) get more control
3) simplify your infrastructure by adopting a Next Generation Firewall (NGFW).
Get the details now."

Related News

DATA SECURITY

Argus partners with Microsoft to provide Microsoft Azure IoT end-to-end Cyber Security Cloud solution for car manufacturers.

Argus | March 30, 2021

Argus Cyber Security, a global pioneer in the field of cyber automotive security, cooperated with Microsoft Azure IoT to help car manufacturers to track, identify, and mitigate cloud attacks. Argus Fleet Protection, an Automotive Security Operation Center (ASOC) solution, in-vehicle insights from Argus Connected ECU Protection, and update capability with Argus Software Updates Over-the-Air comprise the Argus cybersecurity package for automotive applications, which is combined with Azure IoT. (OTA). The complete end-to-end cloud solution is one of the first to provide car manufactures with on-board and off-board tracking for the cyber wellbeing of their fleet. This automotive collaboration allows car manufacturers better access to security-related in-vehicle information as well as extensive coverage of security incidents. Argus Connected ECU Protection detects operating system irregularities and unusual behavior in the vehicle using customer-defined hazard models and is implemented on connected ECUs such as telematics, infotainment centers, and ADAS systems. Threat models may be built on UNECE R 155 (WP.29), the MITRE Attack structure, or some other model that is selected. Vehicle warnings are sent to Argus Fleet Protection, where they are paired with information from other sources in dedicated automotive hazard hunting and investigation modules. Vehicle manufacturers will create a more reliable, all-encompassing cyber intelligence picture by combining end-to-end automotive cyber protection with Microsoft Azure IoT. Furthermore, using Argus Delta OTA update technologies, car manufactures will immediately incorporate security upgrades to minimize vulnerability to cyber threats while reducing vehicle downtimes and deployment costs. "We are thrilled to be joining the world's leading businesses on Microsoft Azure. It represents a significant step forward for vehicle manufacturers looking to minimize their exposure to cyber risk while still adhering to applicable requirements and regulations such as UNR 155 (WP.29) "said Miki Hakak, Argus Cyber Security's VP Marketing, and Business Development. "By collaborating with a global leader like Microsoft, we're making it easier for vehicle manufacturers to cost-effectively incorporate cyber protection into their vehicles without disrupting manufacturing cycles or project risk." "Cybersecurity is a critical component in the transition to connected and autonomous vehicles," said Avijit Sinha, Microsoft's general manager for Azure Mobility. "Argus offers robust and flexible tools to ensure security through a vehicle's diverse computing resources and networks, whether it's avoiding attacks on safety-critical functions or personal data theft. The partnership of Argus and Microsoft Azure IoT offers a roadmap for automakers aiming to achieve their target of stable connected and autonomous vehicles." ABOUT ARGUS CYBER SECURITY To secure connected cars and commercial vehicles from cyber-attacks, Argus, a world pioneer in automotive cyber protection, offers in-vehicle solutions, consulting services, and an automotive security operation center (ASOC). Customers include automakers, retailers, and fleet managers. Argus products and services, which are currently in development, assist in the prevention, tracking, and reaction to cyber threats on in-vehicle components, networks, and post-production fleets. Via a suite of customized advisory services that help incorporate data security standards and procedures into the whole product lifecycle, Argus professional services assist its clients in complying with applicable guidelines and regulations, such as UNECE R 155 (WP. 29). Argus' groundbreaking approaches and solutions are based on decades of cybersecurity and automotive research, which has resulted in more than 70 awarded and pending patents. Argus was founded in 2013 in Tel Aviv, Israel, and has offices in Michigan, Stuttgart, Tokyo, Shanghai, and Korea. Argus is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Elektrobit, a multinational supplier of automotive products and services.

Read More

DATA SECURITY

NTT Application Security, the New Name for WhiteHat Security

NTT | July 02, 2021

A world leader in application security, WhiteHat Security, has announced today its formal change of name into NTT Application Security. However, there will not be any change in ownership of the organization. Also the new name provides a nearer identity with the parent establishment of which it remains an independent, wholly-owned subsidiary. NTT Application Security will remain to be powered by cloud-based and award-winning application security platform of WhiteHat. The change can be seen as the next step in progression after the acquisition of WhiteHat Security in July 2019 by NTT Security Corporation. The move strengthens the two security-focused concerns' purpose to connect a united strategy for serving its world-wide clienteles, associates and prospects with the most ground-breaking cybersecurity solutions in the global market. Along with the change in name, NTT Application Security will continue to bolster the organization's enterprise application security competences and will play an important role in NTT's combined platform strategy. At Black Hat USA 2021, which is scheduled to take place in Las Vegas Aug, NTT Application Security will debut its new brand to professionals in the industry, prospects, and media. NTT Application Security team will be available at booth #2066 for those attendees who are interested in learning more. About NTT Application Security NTT Application Security is driving the future of application security. For nearly 20 years, organizations around the globe have trusted on NTT Application Security to protect their business' digital outline in a progressively application-driven world. About NTT NTT Ltd. is a renowned global technology services company. Working with establishments around the world, we attain business results through intelligent technology resolutions. As a international ICT provider, we employ more than 40,000 people in a varied and vibrant workplace that extents 57 countries, trading in 73 countries and providing services in over 200 countries and regions. Together we facilitate the connected future.

Read More

DATA SECURITY

Guardforce AI Bolsters its Cybersecurity and Robot as a Service Solution Services

prnewswire | November 16, 2020

Guardforce AI Ltd. ("Guardforce AI"), a confided in incorporated security arrangements supplier in Asia, reported two key activities to support its security administrations and contributions in the district. Online protection offering Guardforce AI declared today an organization concurrence with Hong Kong-based entrance testing organization Handshake Networking Ltd ("Handshake") to offer organization hazard evaluation administrations in the Asia Pacific area, hoping to catch new open doors in the flourishing business sector for online protection and oversaw security administrations in the locale. As a feature of the arrangement, Guardforce AI will dispatch GFAI RECON "fueled by" Handshake, a devoted digital danger evaluation administration to support little and medium-sized endeavors (SMEs), corporate customers, schools, clinics and different organizations distinguish and recognize weaknesses in their organizations. Asia Pacific's network safety market was esteemed at US$30.5 billion out of 2019, and it is required to enlist a CAGR of 18.3%, during the time of 2020-2025, as indicated by a report from research firm Mordor Intelligence. Digital hoodlums have gotten progressively dynamic as organizations of all sizes move increasingly more of their organizations internet, driving SMEs and huge enterprises the same to commit more assets to battle possible online dangers. "Guardforce AI is always looking to identify and partner with strategic technology providers to enhance the security of our established long-standing customer base in Thailand and capitalize on those new relationships to win new customers in Asia Pacific," said Terence Yap, Chairman of Guardforce AI. "We are continuing to see a converging trend in the physical and cyber world. As such, Guardforce AI will double down its efforts to identify opportunities and develop solutions that will enable us to remain relevant." Dispatched in 2004, Handshake offers a wide assortment of data security consultancy administrations, including entrance testing and weakness evaluation, data frameworks review, consultancy, PC crime scene investigation and security mindfulness preparing. Handshake's prime supporter and Managing Consultant Richard Stagg stated, "We are anticipating having the option to bring our data security ability to Guardforce AI's current clients, and working close by Guardforce AI to additionally build up the market for such administrations across Asia Pacific. The danger to data frameworks has never been higher, so helping organizations and associations prepared themselves for assaults and get ready successful reactions is a mission we pay attention to very". Overseen administrations development with robots Guardforce AI has likewise as of late revealed a robot as a help (RaaS) answer for the business and public areas to encourage warm imaging and temperature estimations. The organization has sent in excess of 100 robots to date in its home market in Thailand, just as in Singapore, Hong Kong, Macau and Malaysia, as a component of a methodology to venture into other security applications and oversaw security administrations and construct new repeating income streams with its current client base and key accomplices in the district. With a background marked by over 38 years in Thailand, Guardforce AI is focused on ensuring money and other high-esteem resources for government associations and organizations, including banks and retailers. Guardforce AI conveys its expert administrations all through Thailand through 21 branches and an armada of in excess of 450 made sure about vehicles. Utilizing inventive innovations that upgrade wellbeing and security, Guardforce AI assists customers with working securely in a universe of complex and advancing dangers. About Guardforce AI Co., Ltd. Guardforce AI Co. Ltd. is a leading integrated security solutions provider that is trusted to protect and transport the high-value assets of public and private sector organizations. Developing and introducing innovative technologies that enhance safety and protection, Guardforce AI helps clients adopt new technologies and operate safely as the Asia Pacific business landscape evolves.

Read More

Spotlight

"Traditional firewalls and standalone point security products can help but they can also add complexity, latency, and cost. But can you have your cake and eat it too? Yes you can do it all --
1) improve your network security
2) get more control
3) simplify your infrastructure by adopting a Next Generation Firewall (NGFW).
Get the details now."