DATA SECURITY, PLATFORM SECURITY, SOFTWARE SECURITY
Prnewswire | April 25, 2023
Cyera, the data security company, today unveiled revolutionary new operational capabilities in its AI-powered data security platform. The company's industry-first Unified Data Explorer provides an intuitive and easy way for security teams to understand where they manage data across their cloud landscape, and pinpoint sensitive data exposures to reduce their attack surface. To address real-time data exfiltration and sensitive exposures Cyera is announcing unified Data Detection and Response (DDR) to extend their Data Security Posture Management (DSPM) capability. Security practitioners can quickly and easily take action to remediate security exposures, and stop sensitive data exfiltration in real time.
"Cyera impressed us with the ease with which we were able to understand exactly what data we are managing, where that data is stored, and how it is accessed," said Anthony Cunha, CISO at Mercury Financial. "Their platform allowed us to minimize the sensitive data we manage, improve our security posture, and assure compliance."
Cyera's Unified Data Explorer allows security practitioners to deep dive into their company's data. This builds upon the deep context Cyera develops on data, and includes critical insights into security exposures, how specific data classes are distributed across cloud environments and regions, who can access the data, and the security controls that are in place. For example, the Unified Data Explorer highlights where a specific combination of data becomes identifiable. This occurs when data that is typically non-sensitive becomes highly sensitive due to its proximity to personal identifiers protected by privacy or compliance statutes. The Unified Data Explorer also enables security teams to understand who has access to a particular type of sensitive data to govern access and avoid misuse. For example, highlighting which users have access to PCI, HIPAA, or NYDFS protected data across cloud providers and environments, and remediating overly permissive access or a lack of encryption or tokenization that could lead to a breach. The solution also enables security teams to ensure that a company's employees are not abusing generative AI capabilities like ChatGPT. By dynamically developing this level of detail, Cyera pinpoints and remediates data security exposures, including misconfigurations, distribution, access issues and more.
With multi cloud DDR, Cyera now identifies data exfiltration and exposures as they occur. This adds operational security capabilities to power incident response across SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS environments. Multi cloud DDR detects and remediates data exposure, configuration changes, non-sanctioned data access, and data exfiltration events as they happen across cloud platforms. For example, if a sensitive data store is made public, Cyera detects the configuration change and remediates the exposure. If a threat actor attempts to migrate data outside of the customer's cloud account or SaaS application, Cyera detects the exfiltration and immediately raises an alert. This includes the full context of the data, its sensitivity, the user, and the relevant privacy or regulatory framework violation so incident responders can take swift, decisive action to limit the impact of the breach.
"In order to secure data, organizations must have a dynamic, detailed understanding of what it represents no matter where it is managed," said Yotam Segev, Cyera's CEO and co-founder. "Cyera is working with hundreds of security teams to build a unified data security platform to secure data across a multi cloud landscape. I am confident that our ability to support proactive, real-time, and incident response data security needs will be game changing for customers."
To learn more about Cyera and to schedule a demo, visit https://www.cyera.io/demo or send a request to email@example.com.
Cyera is the data security company that gives businesses context and control over their most valuable asset: data. Cyera instantly provides companies visibility over all of their sensitive data, context over the risk it represents and their security exposure, and automated remediation to reduce the attack surface and ensure operational resilience. Backed by leading investors including Sequoia, Accel, and Cyberstarts, Cyera is redefining the way companies do cloud data security. To learn more, visit www.cyera.io.
DATA SECURITY, ENTERPRISE SECURITY, WEB SECURITY TOOLS
Businesswire | April 10, 2023
Verimatrix, (Euronext Paris: VMX) (Paris:VMX), the leader in powering the modern connected world with people-centered security, today announced its launch of a new cybersecurity microsite (verimatrixcybersecurity.com), a new UX for its Extended Threat Defense (XTD) product, and a new VMX Labs research team offering cyber threat advisories and insights.
“I am excited to unveil a new UX for our cybersecurity product, Extended Threat Defense, along with new services from Verimatrix to help our customers secure their mobile app ecosystems, and rapidly detect and respond to threats – including zero day attacks,” said Asaf Ashkenazi, CEO at Verimatrix. “Today, most companies interact with their customers via mobile applications. If that app is compromised, the connection between the company and their customers is at risk. Verimatrix XTD protects the connection of businesses to their consumers -- and there is nothing more important than that.”
Just this year, large mobile-app breaches made headlines through their new use of overlay attacks within mobile app attacks, leading users to believe they were interacting with legitimate apps when they’re really arming bad actors with sensitive information and even their personal banking details.
CISOs, SOC teams, fraud departments and developers can now turn to VerimatrixCybersecurity.com for the latest information surrounding mobile app security and the extended ecosystem of connected devices and lurking threats.
Today’s launch includes:
New cybersecurity microsite – Verimatrix also launched VerimatrixCybersecurity.com to offer a centralized destination and resource center for its XTD cloud platform. The microsite includes a host of new resources, including videos and white papers.
New VMX Labs – Led by Klaus Schenk, Verimatrix’s senior vice president of security and threat research, VMX Labs aims to provide ongoing cyber threat advisories, as well as insights and commentary from VMX Lab team members who investigate threat types and information helpful to application developers and even users.
New Product UX for Verimatrix XTD - Verimatrix delivers an amazing new user experience for its Extended Threat Defense product; a revamped UX and design that allows customers to more easily prevent, detect, respond and predict threats to mobile applications and the devices that connect to the critical infrastructure. The company has expanded its detection capabilities to the network, in addition to the application and device data. New capabilities include the ability to access network risk per application to protect the connection to the company’s critical infrastructure, and this is all available now.
Verimatrix (Euronext Paris: VMX) helps power the modern connected world with security made for people. We protect digital content, applications, and devices with intuitive, people-centered, and frictionless security. Leading brands turn to Verimatrix to secure everything from premium movies and live streaming sports to sensitive financial and healthcare data, and mission-critical mobile applications. We enable the trusted connections our customers depend on to deliver compelling content and experiences to millions of consumers around the world. Verimatrix helps partners get to market faster, scale easily, protect valuable revenue streams, and win new business. Visit www.verimatrix.com and www.verimatrixcybersecurity.com
DATA SECURITY, ENTERPRISE SECURITY, SOFTWARE SECURITY
Businesswire | May 12, 2023
Vanta, a leading trust management platform, announced today that it has expanded its partnership with CrowdStrike, a leader in cloud-delivered protection of endpoints, cloud workloads, identity and data, with a new integration that improves compliance and security operations for organizations of all sizes. Vanta also announced three new strategic investors in their previously announced Series B — Atlassian Ventures, HubSpot Ventures and Workday Ventures.
The new integration builds on an existing partnership between Vanta and CrowdStrike. In September 2022, the companies announced that CrowdStrike had made an investment in Vanta via the CrowdStrike Falcon Fund. That investment, along with the newly announced investments today by Atlassian Ventures, HubSpot Ventures and Workday Ventures, not only enable Vanta to continue growing its go-to-market, R&D and global expansion efforts, but provide valuable partnership opportunities via aligned customer and partner bases and industry-leading product innovation.
“As the market’s leading trust management platform, we’re excited to build on our industry-first partnership with CrowdStrike, bringing together our pioneering technologies to automate compliance securely across organizations—from small and midsize businesses to enterprise environments,” said Christina Cacioppo, CEO, Vanta. “As we transform the way companies demonstrate their security, and ultimately, establish and deepen trust, we’re thrilled to welcome new investments by Atlassian Ventures, HubSpot Ventures and Workday Ventures as we work to simplify and centralize security for our 5,000 global customers and beyond."
With cybersecurity threats continuing to increase in volume and complexity, it’s more critical than ever for organizations to prioritize their security posture and build trust with internal and external stakeholders alike. By leveraging the CrowdStrike Falcon® platform, Vanta customers gain visibility into employee agent deployment, allowing them to seamlessly configure and manage cloud monitoring to ensure internal policies are being upheld.
The integration with CrowdStrike increases automation for compliance security operations at scale within Vanta, empowering customers to:
Improve security posture by actively monitoring the status of corporate employee access to the Falcon platform, as well as mitigate potential misuse and insider threats by removing access for offboarded users.
Eliminate security blindspots with additional visibility into CrowdStrike agent installation coverage across relevant endpoints, and workloads for comprehensive protection and control.
Meet compliance standards by certifying CrowdStrike prevention policies by actively performing the relevant checks on the required devices and cloud workloads within the Vanta platform.
"Cybersecurity and compliance are both on similar trajectories of increasing complexity," said Daniel Bernard, Chief Business Officer, CrowdStrike. "Together with Vanta, CrowdStrike is automating continuous security and compliance so organizations of all sizes can elevate protection levels in an efficient manner."
Over the past year, Vanta has nearly doubled its customer base to serve over 5,000 companies across 58 countries, while expanding its global footprint with offices in Australia, Ireland and the U.S. In January, Vanta announced its acquisition of Trustpage to accelerate its enterprise momentum and transform trust into a marketable advantage for companies around the world.
“Developing trust and providing companies with solutions to support them as they grow is essential to our mission to help organizations grow better. Vanta enables companies to strengthen trust with customers by improving security and compliance management, making them a natural partner to HubSpot,” said Eric Richard, CISO and SVP of Engineering Operations, HubSpot. “I’m looking forward to the work Vanta and HubSpot will do together to create more secure digital experiences for companies and their customers.”
To meet demand from its rapidly expanding customer base, in Q1 alone, Vanta added over 50 new integrations, for a total of 125+ across the most essential cloud applications in a company's tech stack. With Vanta’s recently launched Vendor Risk Management (VRM) solution and Questionnaire Automation, customers can evaluate security in the buying process while closing their own deals faster — all in a single platform.
“Teams work in a more connected and collaborative nature than ever before. But with more apps and entry points in every organization’s tech stack, the companies of tomorrow need to ensure they’re secure today,” said Peter Lenke, Head of Atlassian Ventures. “We’re excited to invest in and partner with Vanta as they enable security teams to significantly reduce vendor risk by quickly inventorying vendors, performing security reviews, and remediating issues — all in the same platform they use for security and compliance today. Vanta closes the loop on the security lifecycle from start to finish. With our shared commitment to reimagine and deliver a more secure cloud, we couldn’t be more thrilled to join Vanta in its next phase of growth.”
In addition to its product and partnership acceleration in 2023, Vanta’s innovation has been recognized across a range of rankings and awards including securing the #17 spot in CNBC’s Disruptor 50, Inc’s Best Workplaces and the Fastest Growing Cybersecurity Company by the Cybersecurity Excellence Awards.
“The investment in Vanta reflects our commitment to intelligent automation and sophisticated technology that helps organizations navigate an ever-changing world,” said Michael Magaro, Senior Vice President of Corporate Growth, Workday Ventures. “As the strategic capital arm of Workday, trust and transparency are values that are ingrained in everything we do at Workday Ventures. Vanta is well-positioned to evolve the rapidly changing trust and security industry, and we look forward to partnering with them as they continue their journey to safeguard organizations and consumers everywhere.”
In 2022, Vanta raised $150 million in funding from leading investors Craft Ventures, Sequoia and Y Combinator and security industry pioneers like CrowdStrike, bringing the company’s total amount raised to $203 million at a $1.65 billion valuation.
Vanta is the leading trust management platform that helps simplify and centralize security for organizations of all sizes. Over 5,000 companies including Autodesk, Chili Piper, Flo Health, and Quora rely on Vanta to build, maintain and demonstrate their trust—all in a way that's real-time and transparent. Founded in 2018, Vanta has customers in 58 countries with offices in Dublin, New York, San Francisco and Sydney. For more information, visit www.vanta.com.