DATA SECURITY

MITRE Invention to Test Cybersecurity Products Against Data Encryption Risks, Such as Ransomware

MITRE Engenuity | March 17, 2021

Miter Engenuity will survey business cybersecurity items' capacity to identify the danger presented by the gatherings normally known as Sandworm and Wizard Spider, both of whom have utilized information encryption as a vital component of their attacks. Applications for assessment are accessible through May 28.

Examiners accept that Sandworm utilized information encryption to cause more than $10 billion in harm to industry in attacks with its NotPetya malware. The gathering is additionally generally associated with attacks that have closed down the Ukrainian electrical framework on various events. Wizard Spider has purportedly utilized information encryption to take more than $150 million through ransomware attacks.

The assessments will utilize ATT&CK®, a Miter-curated information base of foe strategies, methods, and techniques that depends on distributed danger revealing. ATT&CK is openly accessible and is utilized by digital safeguards in regions including account, medical services, energy, assembling, retail, and government to comprehend enemy conduct and tradecraft.

Miter Engenuity will assess each partaking merchant's capacity to recognize the dangers presented by Sandworm and Wizard Spider in two particular situations during the assessment. All outcomes will be delivered, and the organization will permit the general population to see them completely or sifted by enemy.

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Palantir’s Secure Collaboration offering is designed to enable secure information sharing in classified environments between U.S. allies and mission partners.

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Palantir’s Secure Collaboration offering is designed to enable secure information sharing in classified environments between U.S. allies and mission partners.

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Armorblox to Enhance its NLU-based Data Protection Platform

Armorblox | December 26, 2022

Contents 1. Enhancement in the Company’s Email Security Solutions 2. How is Enhancements in the Solution Benefiting the Customers? Armorblox, anemerging email security solutions provider, recently announced the inclusion of Custom Role-Based Access Controls to its innovative cloud-delivered email security platform for enhancing the maintenance of data compliance and reducing data blindspots for individuals across the organization. Not every email is the same. When it comes to incoming threats, attackers tend to focus on emails that involve sensitive credentials or valuable data. According to the Armorblox Email Security Threat Report, in 2022, 87% of credential phishing attacks looked like common corporate workflows to trick victims, and 70% of spoofing attacks got past native email security layers. Thus, Armorblox has made improvements to Armorblox Advanced Data Loss Prevention and added Custom Role-Based Access Controls to make it safer from insider threats (RBAC). 1. Enhancement in the Company’s Email Security Solutions "According to a recent Market Research Future study, the demand for email security is anticipated to exceed US$ 11 billion by 2030." Armorblox has always been committed to putting security first, and this dedication goes beyond offering a best-in-class email security solution. Armorblox Advanced Data Loss Prevention's enhanced capabilities ensure that customers' most sensitive information is reliably protected across all content types and storage mediums. Coupled with its Armorblox Custom DLP Policies, companies are now able to set automated encryption actions and exceptions for sensitive data and confidential content per department or per user. Armorblox Custom Role-Based Access Controls provide fine-grained controls to security teams, which are necessary to set restriction levels and access for individuals, teams, and groups across the organization. 2. How is Enhancements in the Solution Benefiting the Customers? Through the enhancements to the Advanced DLP solution and the addition of Custom Role-Based Access Controls to the Armorblox platform, Armorblox is supporting the security-first approach that companies require. Customers will benefit in a variety of ways, including: Custom Access Controls: Create and assign custom roles with granular permissions to groups or individuals across security teams based on their job responsibilities. Sensitive Data Encryption: Prevent unauthorized disclosure of PII, PCI, and PHI by identifying and encrypting sensitive data across emails, attachments, and documents automatically. Reduce Data Blindspots: Ensure the implementation of appropriate restrictions and access levels for employee, organization, and third-party data. About Armorblox Founded in 2017, Armorblox is an email security solutions company headquartered in California, U.S., backed by Next47 and General Catalyst. The company provides technology that secures enterprise communications over email and other cloud office applications by leveraging deep learning and natural language technologies. The Armorblox platforms connect via APIs and analyze millions of signals to comprehend the context of communications in order to safeguard individuals and data from compromise. Over 58,000 enterprises use Armorblox to prevent BEC and targeted phishing attacks, protect critical PII and PCI, and automate the repair of user-reported email threats.

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Neustar Introduces UltraDDR for Enhanced DNS-based User Protection

Neustar Security Services | February 06, 2023

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Vijilan Announce Joining Hands with CrowdStrike Powered Service Provider Program

Vijilan Security | January 17, 2023

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