Companies migrate to the cloud and MSSPs helping to secure these multi-cloud environments

prnewswire | September 04, 2020

The "Japanese Managed Security Services Market, Forecast to 2023" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.The Japanese managed security services (MSS) market, recording a year-on-year (YoY) growth rate of 14% in 2018, is the largest in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. There were several key market drivers in 2018: increased general information technology (IT) investment in Japanese enterprises for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games; Japanese enterprise spending shifting to an as a service' instead of on-premise' model (despite on-premise being the major revenue contributor); lack of security expertise among the internal IT teams.

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Assessing Nine Years of Cyber Security Vulnerabilities and Exploits Disclosures of significant cyber security breaches have become routine as organizations increasingly rely on vulnerable digital technologies and third-party service providers. Protiviti’s 2018 Security Threat Report aims to help organizations address and understand the cyber security landscape by exploring and detailing the most common digital threats today. Key calls to action: Strong permission and user access controls. Employee security awareness. Patch management. System configuration management. Periodic penetration testing.

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Assessing Nine Years of Cyber Security Vulnerabilities and Exploits Disclosures of significant cyber security breaches have become routine as organizations increasingly rely on vulnerable digital technologies and third-party service providers. Protiviti’s 2018 Security Threat Report aims to help organizations address and understand the cyber security landscape by exploring and detailing the most common digital threats today. Key calls to action: Strong permission and user access controls. Employee security awareness. Patch management. System configuration management. Periodic penetration testing.

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Neosec Integrates its API Security Platform With Kong's API Gateway to Protect Enterprises from Business Abuse, Fraud and Data Theft

Neosec | December 07, 2021

Neosec, the pioneer in discovering and protecting APIs using behavioral analytics, today announced that it has formed a strategic partnership with Kong Inc. to integrate its API security platform with Kong Gateway to provide a complete enterprise-class solution for managing and securing APIs and microservices. Kong provides the world's most popular API gateway, built for hybrid, multi-cloud environments optimized for microservices and distributed architectures. Neosec enables Kong customers to easily gain enterprise API security capabilities to protect their critical business processes. Neosec continuously discovers all APIs, and using API behavioral analytics, detects abuse and automatically orchestrates conditional responses on specific consumer entities into the Kong API gateway. The technology integration is the first API security solution with closed loop feedback into an API gateway. "As more enterprises embrace digital transformation initiatives and expose APIs, core aspects of business processes are increasingly put at risk. In this modern environment, API security cannot only create alerts for a security team to evaluate, but it must also work with existing API technologies in creating automated responses,Our strategic partnership with Kong enables the platforms to natively work together using their existing Kong Gateway Enterprise deployment without requiring any changes to the production pipeline." Giora Engel, chief executive officer, Neosec With this integration, Kong Gateway provides an excellent way to manage the complexities of deploying and using APIs, while the Neosec platform augments the security posture with API discovery, risk assessment, and AI-powered behavioral analysis, detection and response. As a result of security incidents, the Neosec integration automatically creates security policies in Kong Gateway and enables automated responses. Kong Gateway includes API authentication, authorization, logging, traffic control, caching and administration. Neosec ingests access logs from popular technologies like CDNs, Web app firewalls and API gateways. The Neosec platform enables API discovery and automatically flags meaningful anomalous behaviors within them. The combined solution enables enterprises to embrace the power of digital business while minimizing the risks without any changes to the production pipeline. "The stakes for API exposure continue to climb as companies rely more heavily on open infrastructure and connecting applications, systems and data with each other as well as with customers and partners," said Reza Shafii, vice president of products at Kong Inc. "We are excited to partner with Neosec and have its platform natively integrated with Kong Gateway and exclusively available to our customers with an Enterprise subscription. Offering the world's most popular API gateway and the leading service connectivity platform, Kong has vastly eased the burden of using microservices and APIs for distributed applications, and the combined solution now more fully addresses the risks and exposure running within APIs." Neosec is strategically forming technology partnerships with leading providers of digital business infrastructure including CDNs and API gateways and management solutions. Neosec API Security is available for all Kong enterprise customers to protect their existing APIs. About Kong Inc. Kong creates software and managed services that connect APIs and microservices natively across and within clouds, Kubernetes, data centers and more using intelligent automation. Built on an open source core, Kong's service connectivity platform enables digital innovation by allowing organizations to reliably and securely manage the full lifecycle of APIs and services for modern architectures, including microservices, serverless and service mesh. By providing developer teams with unprecedented architectural freedom, Kong accelerates innovation cycles, increases productivity, and seamlessly bridges legacy and modern systems and applications. About Neosec Neosec is reinventing application security with a powerful platform that unifies security and development teams to protect modern applications from threats. The foundation of the SaaS platform is built on data and analytics to manage security at scale. Neosec prevents threats from abusing the complex network of APIs that connect today's businesses. The platform helps organizations discover every API and audit risk. Neosec has pioneered the use of behavioral analytics to understand normal versus abnormal API usage and delivers powerful threat hunting capabilities. Neosec prevents threats and stops abuse hiding within APIs and brings new intelligence to application security.

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Booz Allen Invests in Tracepoint, the industry's leading digital forensics and incident response company

businesswire | January 08, 2021

Booz Allen Hamilton reported today that it had made an essential interest in Tracepoint, a quickly developing advanced criminology and episode reaction organization serving driving customers in general society and private areas. The organization, helped to establish by Baton Rouge-based Plexos Group and a few industry specialists, has some expertise in supporting digital protection transporters, legal counselors, intermediaries, and their customers through emergencies. The speculation declared today upgrades the capacity of both Tracepoint and Booz Allen to safeguard customers against a developing number of incapacitating digital dangers. “This past year has been dominated by increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks, from the evolution of ransomware business models to a surge in attacks related to remote work,” said Bill Phelps, executive vice president and leader of the firm’s global commercial business. “Organizations must be able to detect, respond, and remediate the most consequential cyber threats to fully capitalize on the benefits of digital transformation. This investment in Tracepoint is part of our broader commitment to delivering comprehensive cyber services and solutions to ensure business resiliency for our global client base.” This speculation supplements Booz Allen's current network safety portfolio, which underpins numerous Fortune 100 and Global 2000 customers, just as essentially every U.S. protection and government office. Booz Allen's administration in online protection keeps on developing. The association's training was as of late positioned by Frost and Sullivan as having the biggest piece of the pie in Managed and Professional Security Services in the Americas. The association's business conveys progressed digital administrations for customers across various enterprises, including monetary administrations, wellbeing and life sciences, energy, transportation, and assembling. “Both of our organizations, Tracepoint and Booz Allen, are dedicated to helping clients defend against and respond to some of today’s most sophisticated and determined cyber actors,” said Chris Salsberry, Tracepoint’s chief executive officer. “We're excited to have Booz Allen, a recognized cybersecurity leader, as an investor and partner. Their support helps elevate and grow our incident response capabilities. As we’ve seen across client engagements, organizations must relentlessly prepare for a cyber incident to reduce their risk.” This venture follows the new expansion of Andrew Turner, the previous boss security official for Fidelity National Information Systems, as a Booz Allen chief VP and market methodology pioneer in the company's worldwide business and imprints a significant advance in Booz Allen's continuous procedure to extend the company's worldwide business. The profound skill of Booz Allen professionals is procured through continuous digital activities, driving edge specialized developments, basic huge scope occurrence reactions, and progressed digital danger insight. “Cybersecurity is a business-enabling function that directly affects an organization’s potential to deliver to the bottom line,” said Jerry Bessette, a Booz Allen senior vice president and leader of the firm’s commercial strategic readiness and incident response team. “Tracepoint has a proven track record of helping clients respond to attacks with resiliency and we’re proud to invest and enhance these incident response capabilities. A growing array of domestic and international cyber threats means that having tested plans in place to mitigate threats will only become more of a business imperative.” Regarding the exchange, Booz Allen held Goldman Sachs and Co LLC as monetary consultant and King and Spalding LLP as legitimate guide. Tracepoint held Raymond James and Associates, Inc. as monetary counselor and Holland and Knight, LLP as lawful guide. Terms of the venture were not uncovered. About Booz Allen For more than 100 years, military, government and business leaders have turned to Booz Allen Hamilton to solve their most complex problems. As a consulting firm with experts in analytics, digital, engineering and cyber, we help organizations transform. We are a key partner on some of the most innovative programs for governments worldwide and trusted by its most sensitive agencies. We work shoulder to shoulder with clients, using a mission-first approach to choose the right strategy and technology to help them realize their vision. With global headquarters in McLean, Virginia, our firm employs about 27,600 people globally as of September 30, 2020 and had revenue of $7.5 billion for the 12 months ended March 31, 2020.

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Living Security Hosts a Panel of Industry Experts to Discuss Emerging Threats

Living Security | May 27, 2021

Living Security, a pioneer in Human Risk Management and a cybersecurity awareness training leader, is proud to host this year's Breaking Security Awareness Conference 2021, which will be held virtually on Thursday, June 24, 2021. The free event will educate business, IT, and security leaders on the most recent threats emerging in our increasingly digital world, as well as explain how effective training can protect employees both at work and at home. The conference will include a panel of industry thought leaders who will discuss topics such as: • Human risk management • Social engineering • DEI in cybersecurity • Enterprise security awareness • Remote working security • Ransomware Among the speakers this year are executives from Amplitude, Cisco, CISO Series, Forrester, LARES, National CyberSecurity Alliance (NCSA), Netflix, Social Engineer, and Yass Partners. About Living Security The objective of Living Security, which was founded in 2017, is to help prevent cybersecurity breaches by providing a human risk management platform that does more than just meet compliance requirements. It has a real effect on behavior. Living Security believes that empowering individuals is the key to putting an end to breaches. Gamified learning and immersive experiences engage and educate users, while the science-backed, tech-enabled platform enables CISOs to measure efficacy and program ROI uniquely. The Living Security team named one of Austin's Best Places to Work is made up of 50+ cybersecurity professionals dedicated to redefining security awareness training as we know it and transforming end-users into the enterprise's greatest asset against cybercrime. CVS Health, MasterCard, Verizon, MassMutual, Biogen, AmerisourceBergen, Hewlett Packard, JP Morgan, and Target are among the companies that rely on Living Security.

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