CyberProof Joins Microsoft Intelligent Security Association to Accelerate Adoption of Cloud-Native Security Solutions

CyberProof | July 15, 2020

CyberProof Inc., a UST Global company, has become an official member of the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association – an organization of cyber security industry leaders – and will be partnering with Microsoft in providing cloud-based security services to joint customers. Microsoft customers will now be able to access CyberProof services through the Microsoft Azure Marketplace to take advantage of our cloud-native, next-generation managed security services – in order to accelerate their visibility of new threats and reduce costs. This latest initiative follows an announcement in 2019 regarding CyberProof's integration of Azure Sentinel, a Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solution, and the Microsoft Graph Security API, a solution for connecting with security solutions from Microsoft and partners. "We're delighted to join the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA), which will further accelerate adoption of cloud-native security solutions," said Tony Velleca, CEO of CyberProof. "Our membership in MISA helps us lower the barriers for organizations seeking to move their workloads into the cloud. As their critical assets are becoming more exposed to cyber threats, the need for a smarter, cloud-native approach to security operations that is able to scale at the speed of digital has never been greater," he added.

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New, sophisticated threats continue to emerge on a daily basis across multiple platforms: social media, mobile platforms, email and web pages. At the same time, new, high-profile malware and attack methods continue to evolve, bypassing existing security solutions and tailoring attacks against the largest companies in the world. The devices we use every day are now subject to compromise and can be leveraged for attacks. Even the recent U.S. elections were targeted. The Check Point 2016 H2 Global Threat Intelligence Trends report provides you with the best overview of the cyber landscape, threats and attacks and predictions, based on data drawn from the ThreatCloud World Cyber Threat Map between July and December 2016.

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New, sophisticated threats continue to emerge on a daily basis across multiple platforms: social media, mobile platforms, email and web pages. At the same time, new, high-profile malware and attack methods continue to evolve, bypassing existing security solutions and tailoring attacks against the largest companies in the world. The devices we use every day are now subject to compromise and can be leveraged for attacks. Even the recent U.S. elections were targeted. The Check Point 2016 H2 Global Threat Intelligence Trends report provides you with the best overview of the cyber landscape, threats and attacks and predictions, based on data drawn from the ThreatCloud World Cyber Threat Map between July and December 2016.

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ISARA, Carillon and Crypto4A Partnership enables a world first Canadian fully integrated Quantum-Safe Now PKI solution

Crypto4A | October 23, 2021

Crypto4A Technologies Inc., ISARA Corp., and Carillon Information Security Inc. today announced their partnership agreement focused on providing organizations with a next generation Quantum Safe NowTM Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) solution. The Quantum-Safe Now™ PKI solution integrates ISARA's Radiate Quantum-safe Toolkit and Catalyst Agile Digital Certificate Methodology, which provide hybrid crypto-agility, with Carillon's world class PKI CertServ ID Management Suite operating on Crypto4A's QxEDGE™ and QxCloud™ Hybrid Security Platform (HSP). By working together, the three Canadian organizations provide a world first quantum safe PKI solution running on purpose-built hybrid crypto-agile hardware. As part of the partnership, the companies intend to develop and market seamless, easy to use quantum-safe PKI cryptographic solutions that ease digital transformations, enable cryptographic agility and simplify cryptographic management. Today's connected economies, identity based digital transformations, DevSecOps teams and cloud-based deployments require new cryptographic capabilities based on quantum-safe software and hardware to provide enterprises with the forward agility, seamless access, security and controls required for cloud, edge, and end user environments. "ISARA's suite of proven crypto-agile capabilities effectively complements the proven capabilities of both Carillon's PKI software and Crypto4A's hardware based crypto-agility resulting in a more robust and easier to use Quantum-Safe Now™ PKI solution. Our approach is to enable customers to discover and manage their cryptographic capabilities in an agile, quantum-safe and trusted way. Our collective experiences, knowledge and integrated Quantum Safe Now™ PKI solution de-risks digital transformations and migrations to address the evolving security requirements for today and tomorrow," said Scott Totzke, CEO and Co-founder at ISARA. Identity based digital environments, applications and relationships rely on cryptography for their trust, innovation, security and privacy. By working with ISARA and Carillon, we demonstrate the power of the Canadian cryptography industry to elevate the original PKI architecture as well as demonstrate the agile capabilities of our FPGA based QxTrust Architecture™(QxTA™). As progress is made in better cloud and edge security, privacy and data management, new requirements are emerging that place material stress on the foundations of today's cryptographic hardware. This new collaborative offering helps to remove some of these stresses and represents our approach to cooperation John Scott, CEO of Crypto4A "We are excited to be partnering with Crypto4A and ISARA on this common PKI initiative. The experience that they both bring from a cryptography and an engineering perspective, provides Carillon and its customers with an integrated approach to an agile Quantum Safe Now™ PKI solution. Quantum Safe Now™ demonstrates our ongoing commitment to meet the emerging needs of the connected enterprise for innovation with digital trust", said Patrick Patterson, President and Chief PKI Architect of Carillon. About Radiate™ Quantum-safe Toolkit and Catalyst Agile Digital Certificate Methodology The ISARA Radiate™ Quantum-safe Toolkit is a high-performance, lightweight, standards-based quantum-safe software development kit, built for developers who want to test and integrate next-generation post-quantum cryptography into their commercial products. ISARA Catalyst™ Agile Digital Certificate Methodology enables a seamless, cost-effective and simplified migration to quantum-safe security today to protect investments in durable connected devices and the Internet of Things (IoT) and complex public key infrastructures with no impact to end-users. Catalyst certificates support two cryptographic algorithms within a single certificate and can support both classic and quantum-safe public keys and signatures. About CertServ ID Management Suite CertServ ID Management Suite is the first, single technology PKI platform that is designed with the users in mind. It offers a simple, easy to use, easy to deploy series of components that facilitate all aspects of PKI credential management. From devices to people, hardware or software-based credentials are simple to issue, manage, and maintain. About QxEDGETM and QxCloudTM QxEDGETM and QxCloud™ HSP's provide a suite of next generation capabilities that are an alternative to traditional HSM capabilities. Architected to be native for quantum-safe crypto-agility in cloud, zero trust and remote working environments. QxEDGETM and QxCloud™ enable the adoption of hybrid certificate techniques and post quantum cryptographic algorithms, ensuring cost and security effective crypto-agility for identity-based application environments. About ISARA ISARA, with its knowledge and experience in cybersecurity over the years, is a global leader in crypto-agile technologies and quantum-safe security solutions that can continue to protect current computing ecosystems into the quantum age. Capitalizing on know-how garnered in using agile methods to develop these cryptography implementation and public key authentication technologies, ISARA will target the development of crypto agility and quantum-safe security solutions compliant with the international standardization of quantum secure cloud technology. 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Online Gaming is according to Nexusguard Research, a hotbed for DDoS attacks

businesswire | December 15, 2020

The expansion in web based gaming stood out from assailants, coming about in almost 77% of digital assaults focusing on internet gaming and betting enterprises in Q3 2020, as per the Nexusguard Q3 2020 Threat Report. In excess of 33% of these amusement assaults zeroed in on internet gaming targets. Nexusguard experts likewise revealed a 287% expansion altogether DDoS assaults in the second from last quarter contrasted with a similar period a year ago. Web based gaming stages' affectability to idleness and accessibility issues makes them ideal DDoS assault targets, and the internet gaming climate is target-rich for culprits to underwrite during the pandemic. The lockdown and social separating measures upheld during the pandemic caused commitment in home diversion—internet gaming, specifically—to take off while films, bars and other regular amusement scenes stayed shut. Gamers have become a powerful objective for aggressors, especially in light of the fact that they are genuinely connected with, socially dynamic, and regularly spend discretionary cashflow on their gaming accounts. Albeit web based gaming is profoundly touchy to idleness and bundle misfortune, Nexusguard scientists caution delicate discovery and high-limit alleviation alone are inadequate to defeat enormous DDoS assaults. Gaming ventures and specialist organizations should team up to battle assault strategies through a blend of innovation, information sharing and best security rehearses. “Online gaming is snowballing in part due to the growth of cloud computing as well as the limited options for home entertainment during the pandemic, providing cyber attackers with a wide population of targets to exploit,” said Juniman Kasman, chief technology officer for Nexusguard. “Game service providers, CSPs and other organizations should take steps to safeguard service, including segregating applications to minimize collateral damage or rehearsing incident response drills to reduce service disruption during attacks.” Concerning internet gaming, 99.5% of digital assaults were volumetric in nature, with 99.4% of assaults comprising of single vector assaults. Culprits expect to devour all transmission capacity so gamers endure the symptoms of idleness and afterward change to game worker has with quicker and more steady network. Nexusguard's DDoS danger research provides details regarding assault information from botnet examining, honeypots, CSPs and traffic moving among aggressors and their objectives to assist organizations with distinguishing weaknesses and remain educated about worldwide network protection patterns. Peruse the full Nexusguard Q3 2020 Threat Report for additional subtleties. About Nexusguard Founded in 2008, Nexusguard is a leading cloud-based distributed denial of service (DDoS) security solution provider fighting malicious internet attacks. Nexusguard ensures uninterrupted internet service, visibility, optimization and performance. Nexusguard is focused on developing and providing the best cybersecurity solution for every client across a range of industries with specific business and technical requirements. Nexusguard also enables communications service providers to deliver DDoS protection solution as a service. Nexusguard delivers on its promise to provide you with peace of mind by countering threats and ensuring maximum uptime. Visit www.nexusguard.com for more information.

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ActZero to Partner with Zeguro to Give Holistic Cyber Risk Management and Response for all Businesses

ActZero | June 10, 2021

ActZero, a cybersecurity startup, has decided to partner with Zeguro, a cyber-insurance provider, to create a complete cyber risk management solution for mid-size and small-size businesses. As ransomware is becoming the norm and bad actors come against SMBs that are less-well-resourced, businesses seek far better solutions for security and insurance. To keep business premiums low and business secure, cyber insurance providers have long been advocated for clients to leverage response and detection capabilities that will reduce various risks of cyber threats in operations. This relationship will enable multiple organizations to know about management strategies of risks across both paths. The intelligent managed detection and response (MDR) service of ActZero provides protection, response, and monitoring 24/7 support. Earlier times, advanced cybersecurity technologies were accessed by corporates only as it was considered a luxury. SMBs can effectively prevent intrusions and manage threats with ActZero. Innovation in machine learning and artificial intelligence and a novel combination of threat-hunting expertise of the platform will assist SMBs for it. ActZero has the capabilities that strengthen its clients to elucidate and toughen their security, strengthen their defense competencies, and significantly decrease risk over time. The mission of Zeguro is to simplify cyber insurance through effortlessly achievable and comprehensible cyber quotes that can obtain in a few minutes. Customers of ActZero can take benefit of its relationship with Zeguro to inexpensively accomplish coverage for loss of revenue from payment fraud, breaches, regulatory fines, ransomware, and more. About ActZero ActZero enables companies to become secure utilizing fewer internal resources. They combine threat hunting expertise with emerging AI and ML technology to identify more vulnerability more quickly, proactively recommend and prioritize actions to seal gaps, rapidly contain and remediate threats and ultimately harden their customers' cybersecurity posture. They illuminate a different path forward for IT and security professionals that don't involve building one's own SOC. About Zeguro Zeguro provides holistic risk management to organizations of all sizes through its integrated cybersecurity and cyber insurance solutions. These solutions include insurance premiums tailored to the sector, size, and profile of a company and a suite of Cyber Safety tools for risk mitigation and compliance.

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