PLATFORM SECURITY,SOFTWARE SECURITY
VIPRE Security Group | January 19, 2023
VIPRE Security Group, an award-winning data, cybersecurity, privacy, and user protection company, recently announced the launch of its latest cybersecurity product, VIPRE Endpoint Detection & Response (EDR). VIPRE EDR is built to assist small and medium-sized businesses including their IT partners navigate the intricacies of EDR management with a single, simple-to-use console.
VIPRE EDR provides a sophisticated high-performance, cloud-based solution while overcoming the problems users typically expect from an EDR solution. . This advanced technology detect better and uncovers more unusual behavior than a standalone antivirus file, process, and networking analysis solutions, while offering investigation and remediation tools to accelerate response times.
The VIPRE EDR solution is based on the fundamental pillars of Detection, Investigation, Containment, and Remediation, transforming threats into intelligence and suggesting next steps for security professionals, as simply detecting a threat is insufficient.
Advantages of VIPRE's Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) System:
Exploit prevention – It helps to prevent network threats with built-in DNS , intrusion protection and in-browser exploit prevention
EPP/Next-generation Antivirus - VIPRE EDR, constantly scans processes, files, and network activity for known and undiscovered threats
Correlated Behavior Engine - Examine endpoint behavior in greater depth to identify emergent or suspicious behavior connected across all engines
Endpoint Isolation – Quickly isolates an afflicted device to prevent threat spreading
Threat Incident Visualization – View and respond to all threat activity from a central location. Understand all aspects of endpoint activity related to the threat, including every user, process, file, and network activity
Remote Shell - VIPRE EDR's click-button reporting enables admins instant remote access to the endpoint for a deeper look
Suspicious file/link sandboxing - Detonates files and links in a private cloud sandbox for comprehensive examination and forensic investigation
Integrated Vulnerability Management - App scanning and vulnerability management to close potential security gaps
Built on the foundation of VIPRE's top-ranked Endpoint Security Cloud (EPP) platform, protection begins with extensive monitoring and automated blocking of malicious behavior across all endpoint processes, files, and network activity. This protection includes web, DNS and network monitoring, as well as AI-driven hostile process behavior detection.
About VIPRE Security Group
A part of Ziff Davis, Inc., VIPRE Security Group is a global organization specializing in cybersecurity, privacy, and data protection. It protects millions of people and businesses globally, including some very well-known brands. . For nearly 30 years, VIPRE Security Group's primary mission has been to provide easy solutions to protect against existing and potential internet threats in an ever-expanding, digitally connected world.
DATA SECURITY,PLATFORM SECURITY,SOFTWARE SECURITY
1Password | November 07, 2022
1Password, a leader in human-centric security and privacy, today announced the acquisition of Passage, a developer-first passwordless authentication company. 1Password will use Passage's technology to launch a passwordless authentication platform for enterprises – enabling a safer, simpler, and more secure end-user experience across any platform or device.
"1Password is focused on empowering companies and consumers to have safer and simpler digital experiences. As the world evolves, that means helping companies and consumers navigate all the complexities on the path to a passwordless future," said Jeff Shiner, chief executive officer of 1Password. "With today's Passage acquisition, we are committing to giving businesses and end users what they want and deserve: the convenience of passwordless without compromising security."
Together, 1Password and Passage Identity will enable developers, businesses, and consumers to make progress toward a passwordless future by accelerating adoption of passkeys. Passkeys represent the opportunity to replace passwords in favor of more secure and seamless user experiences. With passkeys, the pain of forgotten passwords is a thing of the past, and users minimize exposure to phishing attacks. For businesses, passwordless authentication can improve top- and bottom-line revenue by eliminating forgotten customer passwords and reducing sign-up friction.
"Passwords are ubiquitous, but ever-changing requirements can make them a hassle to use, and that can harm the user experience and cause real ramifications for businesses. "1Password's market leadership and human-centric mission make them a natural fit to achieve our shared vision of a secure, user-friendly experience that enables businesses to deliver a frictionless and safe experience to users on any device – no QR codes required."
Cole Hecht, co-founder and chief executive officer of Passage
The entire Passage team, including co-founders Cole Hecht (CEO) and Anna Pobletts (CTO), will bring their technical expertise and exclusive focus on passkey authentication to 1Password. The Passage team will continue to focus on developing passkey-first authentication for consumer-facing businesses. This solution will be available in beta in early 2023.
The FIDO Alliance is an open industry association focused on improving authentication standards to minimize password use and improve online security. "Enterprises around the world are rapidly adopting FIDO-based solutions in order to accelerate the journey toward a safer, passwordless future," said Andrew Shikiar, executive director and CMO of the FIDO Alliance. "With the Passage acquisition, 1Password has bolstered their solution offering which stands to help more companies reduce reliance on passwords in favor of user-friendly and unphishable FIDO authentication."
1Password's human-centric security keeps people safe, at work and at home. Our solution is built from the ground up to enable anyone – no matter the level of technical proficiency – to navigate the digital world without fear or friction. The company's award-winning security platform is re-shaping the future of authentication, including passwordless. 1Password is trusted by over 100,000 businesses such as IBM, Slack, Snowflake, Shopify, and Under Armour and protects the most sensitive information of millions of individuals and families across the globe. The company's ultimate goal is to help consumers and businesses get more done in less time – with security and privacy as a given.
ENTERPRISE IDENTITY,PLATFORM SECURITY,IDENTITY MANAGEMENT
Simeio | December 27, 2022
A business needs to manage and protect the digital identities of its employees, contractors, partners, and customers. Enabling the right individuals to access the right resources at the right times for the right reasons with secure access control is needed for organizations to keep their vital information safe and secure at all times. In this regard, Simeio provides identity and access management (IAM) solutions.
Using intelligent solutions, enhanced cybersecurity measures are enforced on systems with cloud identity security services.
Simeio, a leader in the cybersecurity industry when it comes to identity and access management (IAM) services, has announced a partnership with SailPoint, a leader in enterprise identity security.
The goal of the partnership is to improve the security and protection of the companies' identities by using enterprise identity governance controls and best-in-class technologies.
The partnership will also allow clients to simplify, automate, and enable their identity governance and administration (IGA) programs, providing continuous threat protection and improving the maturity of identity processes across enterprises. Simeio plans to bring over 50 SailPoint-certified identity experts to the partnership. The clients of both companies will benefit from the identity convergence capabilities of the Simeio IO platform, which brings together IGA, access management, and privilege identity functions to deliver cross-domain identity analytics.
Through this partnership, organizations will also be able to update their identity security services in the cloud.
"The global identity and access management (IAM) market is expected to grow from USD 14.82 billion in 2020 to USD 31.74 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 16.7% during the forecast period, as per Marketsandmarkets."
Companies are getting more and more identity security and access management solutions because cyber threats and data breaches are getting worse. Artificial intelligence, machine learning, IoT compatibility, decentralized identity systems, and the use of innovative biometric authentication mechanisms are all part of the future of identity security.
Simeio is a global managed services provider that offers identity and access management solutions as a service. Simeio's 700+ employees secure 160 million identities for businesses and governments. Simeio offers Customer Identity & Access Management, Privileged Access Management, Identity Proofing, Access Management & Federation, Identity Governance & Administration, and Application Onboarding. Gartner, Forrester, KuppingerCole, and Great Places to Work® have recognized the company's business and technical leadership.
SailPoint is the market leader in enterprise identity security. SailPoint automates the management and control of access by leveraging the power of AI and machine learning, granting only the required access to the right identities and technology resources at the right time. Our advanced identity platform integrates seamlessly with existing systems and workflows, providing a unified view of all identities and their access. We meet customers where they are with an intelligent identity solution that satisfies the enterprise's scale, velocity, and environment requirements. SailPoint empowers the world's most complex businesses to establish a security foundation based on identity security.