Innovative partnership established by CyberSecure and Tellabs to provide unparalleled network security

prnewswire | October 07, 2020

CyberSecure IPS and Tellabs have announced a global, go-to-market partnership with far-reaching consequences for the network technology and security industries. As part of the alliance, CyberSecure's Unified Cyber-Physical Protection  will be added to the portfolio of Enterprise, Broadband and Network products and services offered by Tellabs. Tellabs clients, including service providers, government agencies, hospitals, schools, and residences, will now have the option to complement industry-leading Optical LAN technologies with best-in-class cyber-physical protection.

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Wallarm Announces the Early Release of Its Enhanced API Security Technology

Wallarm | January 23, 2023

Wallarm, a leading end-to-end API security provider, has recently announced the early release of the Wallarm API leak management solution, an improved API security technology designed to assist organizations in identifying and remediating attacks exploiting leaked API keys and secrets while also providing ongoing protection against hacks in the event of a leak. Given the recent increase in hacks involving leaked API keys and other API secrets, Wallarm developed the API leak management solution in order to give a comprehensive solution for this issue by automatically detecting leaked API keys and secrets, implementing controls to prevent their use, and protecting against any follow-on attacks. As a result, it prohibits unwanted access to sensitive data within enterprises while also protecting their internal operations and customers from unauthorized use of that data. With the average cost of an API leak incident being $1.2 million per year, protecting API keys is a security and financial need. However, as locating and revoking API keys is both time-consuming and resource-intensive, Wallarm's proactive API leak management solution focuses on automated detection, remediation, and control using a three-pronged approach: Detect - Wallarm automatically searches public sources for leaked API secrets, which hackers can discover and exploit in under a minute. Remediate - Regardless of protocol, Wallarm immediately blocks requests that use compromised API secrets across the entire API portfolio. Control - Wallarm also continuously monitors and prevents the use of leaked API secrets. The Wallarm API leak management solution is the first of its kind in the API security space and is coupled with other Wallarm capabilities such as API threat prevention, API discovery and cloud-native WAAP. Wallarm’s API security platform provides customers with full-spectrum visibility, detection, and security for their entire web application and API portfolio, regardless of protocol or environment. This minimizes tool sprawl and costs while also increasing risk management and fostering innovation. About Wallarm Wallarm, founded in 2016, provides End-to-End API Security solutions to safeguard web applications, APIs, microservices, and serverless workloads in cloud-native environments. With its commitment to developing the cybersecurity industry, it has designed a new security platform to defend tech firms and Global 2000 enterprises throughout their journey from their legacy apps to APIs in cloud-native infrastructures. Hundreds of Security and DevOps teams use Wallarm to discover all of their web apps and API endpoints, traffic flows, and sensitive data consumption for total visibility, secure their whole API portfolio against emerging risks, and respond to incidents automatically for better risk management.

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Nozomi Networks Introduces the Industry’s First OT and IoT Endpoint Security Sensor

Nozomi Networks | January 25, 2023

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