prnewswire | September 28, 2020
Ivanti, Inc. , which automates IT and Security Operations to discover, manage, secure and service from cloud to edge, and is backed by affiliates of Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. (together with its affiliates, "Clearlake") and TA Associates, today announced it has signed definitive agreements to acquire MobileIron Inc. ("MobileIron"), a leading provider of mobile-centric unified endpoint management solutions, and Pulse Secure LLC ("Pulse Secure"), a leading provider of secure access and mobile security solutions.
ActZero | May 02, 2022
ActZero, a cybersecurity startup whose AI-powered managed detection and response (MDR) technology enables enterprises to cover more area, today announced a strategic partnership with TD Synnex, a global IT distributor and solutions aggregator. The agreement strengthens ActZero and TechData's current cooperation, which started in September 2021.
The ActZero platform integrates next-generation antivirus protection, endpoint detection and response (EDR), and automated and controlled threat hunting capabilities that are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, thanks to a purpose-built AI engine. The ActZero MDR solution combats the most common threats in the settings of SMB and mid-sized companies, ranging from cheap malware to highly complex assaults. The company's new relationship with TD Synnex will duplicate its earlier cooperation with Tech Data, with the objective of accelerating adoption of ActZero's unique security platform via the TD Synnex edge-to-cloud portfolio while widening access to better security for small and mid-size organizations.
"Our partnership with TD Synnex represents the next natural step in our business growth, leveraging the combined strengths and depth of the now merged powerhouses of Tech Data and Synnex. We're confident in their ability to deliver incredible results for us through their unmatched platform and security expertise, and proud to be aligned with such an incredible force within the IT ecosystem."
ActZero Chief Operating Officer Chris Finan
TD Synnex, the undisputed world leader in its field, enables development for its partners by giving unrivaled access to a worldwide distribution network, enabling its 150,000+ clients in more than 100 countries to maximize the value of their technological investments. Partnering with best-in-class cybersecurity innovator ActZero significantly expands their portfolio, providing customers with a critical new security solution to protect them from malware, ransomware, account takeover attacks, and other cyber threats that have the potential to severely disrupt business.
Reyna Thompson, Senior Vice President, Product Management, Advanced Technology Solutions- Security, NA at TD SYNNEX said that "ActZero is a great new asset to our line card, offering our customers a cutting-edge cybersecurity solution that will prove to be critical to their business needs. ActZero has been an impressive company since its inception, delivering 24/7 monitoring, protection, and response. We're excited to watch their growth as we help to elevate their exposure and get their remarkable services into the hands of small and mid-size businesses worldwide."
Salt Security | July 16, 2021
The leading API security company, Salt Security, has announced today the launch of a now-public forum for publishing research on API vulnerabilities, Salt Labs. It will be a resource for enterprises looking to harden infrastructure against API risk through its vulnerability and threat research and industry reports. In addition, advancing the operation of Salt Security to offer complete API security and accelerate business improvement by making APIs attack-proof will also be a basis of more widespread public consciousness of API safety threats.
API security concerns are a significant inhibitor of business modernization. For example, 66% of establishments have delayed the placement of a new application because of API security anxieties, according to the Salt Security State of API Security Report. To counter these concerns, Salt Labs will provide research and reports that organizations can use to progress their API security pose and alleviate threats affecting API-centric businesses.
Several API security gaps are highlighted in today's inaugural vulnerability research at a large financial institution. Salt Labs researchers identified inadequate authorization for function access, susceptibility to parameter tampering, insufficient data access, and improper input filtering across the financial platform used by thousands of financial partners and customers. The Salt Labs researchers exploit these vulnerabilities to demonstrate that:
1. Any user could launch an application-level denial of service attack that would render entire applications unavailable.
2. Any user could read any financial records of any customer, despite lacking the proper authorization.
3. Any user could tamper with authentication parameters and take over any account.
4. Any user could delete any customer's user accounts across the financial platform.
About Salt Security
Salt Security was originated in 2016 by alumni of the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) and serial businessperson executives in the cybersecurity field and is based in Silicon Valley and Israel. Salt Security protects the APIs that form the core of every new application. Its API Security Platform is the industry's first patented solution to stop the next generation of API attacks, using machine learning and AI to mechanically and unceasingly recognize and protect APIs.