SOFTWARE SECURITY

Licel introduces Alice, a telemetry system that reveals the cyber threats facing apps in real time.

prnewswire | December 03, 2020

The worldwide application security organization, Licel, reported the appearance of their most recent item this week. In a universe of ever-changing dangers to application security, Alice portrays the everyday security chances that applications face.

One of the results of COVID-19 has been a climb in the quantity of modern digital assaults. Programmers have hoped to misuse individuals' dependence on direction from specialists.

Furthermore, 2020 has additionally observed applications take on much more noteworthy significance in an undeniably far off world. The blend of these two patterns implies that vigorous application security is as imperative as it's consistently been. However, as Licel CEO Ivan Kinash clarifies, there's additionally a developing craving from organizations to comprehend what the most hazardous digital dangers are.

"App protection products such as our own, DexProtector, do a fine job of protecting apps from bad actors. But this year we've also seen an increase in demand for a sophisticated, real-time platform that allows businesses to respond to attacks quickly. For some companies, their app is now their most important asset. And as such, it's crucial for them to know how the threat landscape around that app is evolving."

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Businesses make up the core of an economy. And cyberattacks are among the topmost risks faced by any business organization irrespective of its size and domain of operation. Therefore, it is well established that cyber-attacks have a significant economic impact. Most of the attacks and breaches are financially motivated.

Spotlight

Businesses make up the core of an economy. And cyberattacks are among the topmost risks faced by any business organization irrespective of its size and domain of operation. Therefore, it is well established that cyber-attacks have a significant economic impact. Most of the attacks and breaches are financially motivated.

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Omega Systems Fuels Growth in Northeast Region with Acquisition of the TNS Group

Omega Systems | January 10, 2023

On January 09, 2023, Omega Systems, a Pfingsten Partners portfolio company, announced the acquisition of The TNS Group, a leading IT services provider based in Stamford, CT. The acquisition strengthens and further expands Omega's footprint in the Northeast and key target industries, such as healthcare, fintech and non-profit. The TNS Group has been delivering the offices in Stamford, Fairhaven, MA, New York City, and with technology, IT consulting, and cybersecurity services for over 25 years. In contrast, Omega has over 700 mid-market and enterprise customers in financial services, manufacturing, healthcare, nonprofit, and state/local government across the United States. Bill Kiritsis, Omega Systems Founder & CEO, said, "The TNS Group is a valuable extension to our growing presence in the Northeast, and we're thrilled to welcome them to the Omega family." He further stated, "There are great synergies between our organizations – both in our corporate cultures and our commitment to customers – and we're eager to unite and accelerate our efforts to delivering the world-class IT, security and compliance services today's enterprises require." (Source – PR Web) TNS demonstrates Omega's third strategic acquisition in the past 12 months. Omega previously acquired PICS ITech and ACE IT Solutions, both in 2022. The company now employs over 185 total employees and a growing diverse managed services portfolio that includes managed IT compliance, managed cybersecurity, cloud hosting services, backup and disaster recovery, NOC and SOC services and strategic IT consulting. About Omega Systems Omega Systems is a major managed service provider (MSP) and managed security service provider (MSSP) for mid-sized businesses in the financial services, government, manufacturing, healthcare, and professional services industries. Omega's customer-first solutions are based on its approach to personalized service, designed to address the growing regulatory, compliance and data processing needs of the current highly regulated and security-conscious businesses. About The TNS Group The TNS Group, a Managed Service Provider (MSP), offers cloud solutions, managed security, business continuity, and IT consulting. Its portfolio of solutions helps develop business strategies through technology. It aims to bring value to its clients by simplifying innovative technologies and offering layers of expertise and flexibility to achieve overall goals. TNS serves clients in the fintech, healthcare, nonprofit and shipping/distribution industries.

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Fortinet Launches Managed Cloud-Native Firewall Service to Simplify Network Security Operations, Available Now on AWS

Fortinet | November 29, 2022

Fortinet®, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, today announced the availability of FortiGate Cloud-Native Firewall (FortiGate CNF) on Amazon Web Services (AWS), an enterprise-grade, managed next-generation firewall service specifically designed for AWS environments. FortiGate CNF incorporates FortiGuard artificial intelligence (AI)-powered Security Services for real-time detection of and protection against malicious external and internal threats, and is underpinned by FortiOS for a consistent network security experience across AWS and on-prem environments. By shifting the management of network security infrastructure to Fortinet via FortiGate CNF, customers can focus more on their core competencies and deploying effective security policies to protect their business-critical applications and data. Natively supporting AWS and available now in AWS Marketplace, FortiGate CNF gives customers immediate access to FortiGuard AI-powered Security Services for enterprise-grade protection, including URL filtering, DNS filtering, IPS, application control and other FortiGuard security services, that organizations rely on. FortiGate CNF enables customers to realize the following benefits: Region-wide network protection at optimized costs: FortiGate CNF is designed to easily aggregate security across cloud networks, availability zones and virtual private clouds (VPCs) in a cloud region. It also natively supports AWS to help optimize cloud security spend and uses AWS Graviton instances to deliver better price performance than other offerings. Simplified network security operations with cloud-native integrations: FortiGate CNF provides a simple, intuitive user interface (UI) that minimizes the need for security expertise and makes it easy to define and deploy robust security policies including dynamic meta-data based policies on AWS. This AWS support helps security teams move at the speed and scale of applications teams, while support of AWS Gateway Load Balancer eliminates do-it-yourself automation and helps secure Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) environments while improving high availability and scaling. Additionally, support of AWS Firewall Manager simplifies security management and automates security rollout. Increased compliance with consistent enterprise-grade security across on-prem and cloud deployments: In a recent survey of more than 800 cybersecurity professionals, 78% of respondents indicated that a cloud security platform with a single dashboard could help them better protect data across their cloud footprint and strengthen their security posture. FortiGate CNF provides an intuitive dashboard to easily manage security policies across a customer’s AWS deployments. As part of the Fortinet Security Fabric platform, it also offers a single pane of glass through FortiManager to centralize policy management, increase visibility and automate policy enforcement on AWS and beyond. This capability helps teams effectively apply security controls seamlessly across hybrid cloud and on-premises deployments. Enhanced with AI-powered global threat intelligence: FortiGate CNF includes a suite of trusted FortiGuard AI-powered security services, developed and continually improved by FortiGuard Labs. Using AI/machine learning (ML) models, FortiGate CNF with FortiGuard Security Services enables a proactive security posture and remediation of known and unknown threats based on real-time threat intelligence, behavior-based detection and automated prevention. Fortinet and AWS – Better Together FortiGate CNF is the latest example of Fortinet's commitment to delivering cloud-native services to support our customers. Fortinet’s work with AWS ensures that customers’ public cloud workloads are protected by best-in-class security solutions powered by comprehensive threat intelligence. Fortinet support of key AWS services simplifies security management, facilitating full visibility across environments and providing broad protection across your workloads and applications. Throughout any stage in a customer’s migration to the cloud, Fortinet Security Fabric, the industry’s highest performing cybersecurity mesh platform, delivers security-driven networking and adaptive cloud protection for the ultimate flexibility and control needed to build in the cloud. Supporting Quotes “Fortinet was the clear choice for help when we decided to move our workloads from a data center to a public cloud environment on AWS. By leveraging Fortinet cloud security solutions to complement native AWS security groups, we were able to accelerate our cloud migration to just one month, a process that that would typically take one year. With the introduction of FortiGate CNF, Yedpay is looking forward to having the option of a managed firewall service powered by the collective cloud infrastructure expertise of Fortinet and AWS to further bolster our existing cloud security and enable us to securely grow our business.” Simon Lau, CIO & CISO, Yedpay “We know organizations are looking to further simplify and modernize security on the cloud, which is why we’re working with Fortinet to deliver adaptive cloud security solutions. With FortiGate CNF, customers can build confidently, boost agility, and take advantage of everything AWS has to offer. As a fully managed cloud-native service, FortiGate CNF provides the enterprise-level firewall services and network security that helps reduce risk and improve compliance, and optimizes customers’ security investments. We’re looking forward to continuing our work with Fortinet to help our mutual customers accelerate their cloud security goals.” Dave Ward, GM, Application Networking, AWS About Fortinet Fortinet makes possible a digital world that we can always trust through its mission to protect people, devices, and data everywhere. This is why the world’s largest enterprises, service providers, and government organizations choose Fortinet to securely accelerate their digital journey. The Fortinet Security Fabric platform delivers broad, integrated, and automated protections across the entire digital attack surface, securing critical devices, data, applications, and connections from the data center to the cloud to the home office. Ranking #1 in the most security appliances shipped worldwide, more than 595,000 customers trust Fortinet to protect their businesses.

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Vipre Security Group’s New Endpoint Detection & Response Technology for SMEs

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.

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