CyberWire | May 18, 2021
The CyberWire confirmed recently that Microsoft Security's newest podcast, "Security Unlocked: CISO Series with Bret Arsenault," has debuted as part of the CyberWire's increasingly growing podcast network. The show's host, Microsoft's Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Bret Arsenault, will speak one-on-one with industry peers as well as Microsoft executives about the most pressing cybersecurity issues today. He and his colleagues will discuss new ideas and perspectives, as well as provide practical advice to security professionals.
The first show of the inaugural season features a candid and informative discussion with Mark Russinovich, CTO of Azure and Technical Fellow at Microsoft. Arsenault and Russinovich immediately delve into two important issues of the day, cloud security and zero trusts, providing insights into how technology is changing and the unique challenges imposed by the coronavirus pandemic have prompted developments in recent years.
"Microsoft Security is at the forefront of building a secure cyberspace for individuals and organizations alike, and we're delighted to have their amazing new podcast join our network," said Peter Kilpe, CEO and Executive Editor of the CyberWire. "With the rapid pace of change in our industry and the ever-changing threat landscape, there is an urgent need for practical guidance and insights that security teams can use to defend their organizations. Bret's show is an excellent resource for business professionals."
"I am a listener and fan of CyberWire's podcasts, and I am glad the team was open to sharing the Microsoft Unlocked CISO series with its listeners, who are the same security professionals I speak to every day," said Bret Arsenault, Microsoft's Chief Information Security Officer. "My vision for the podcast is that it would be another helpful outlet for me to expand the conversations I have both externally and internally with some of the brightest security minds in the industry, providing listeners with practical advice they can put into effect right away."
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Infotecs ViPNet | May 21, 2021
Infotecs, a number one international cybersecurity, and threat intelligence platform provider will present its ViPNet IT security solutions at GISEC from May 31 to June 2, 2021, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
The number of cyber-attacks has increased since 2020. Cybercriminals are taking advantage of the uncertainty of a worldwide pandemic and remote work. That's why protecting the transmission of sensitive data via mobile devices also as all IP-enabled devices are important today. the danger for companies is just too great that data of any form (voice or text messages, IP video data, exchanged business-critical documents, etc.) are going to be intercepted or may be manipulated by cybercriminals.
At GISEC in Dubai at the top of May, Infotecs will present ViPNet mobile security solution. It provides market-leading secure enterprise communication tools with the strongest available encryption combined with maximum convenience, functionality, and usefulness. ViPNet provides fast, easy to use, reliable yet secure communication via email, chat, video, and voice calls (VOIP). Our pure software-based solutions deliver superior security intentionally supported symmetric key and point-to-point encryption approaches. The "Always On" solution provides fast & reliable secure connectivity even over low bandwidth or mobile networks.
"The pandemic accelerated the increase of the digital economy and made governments around the world rethink how various industries operate. headquarters workspace became the New Normal," explained Josef Waclaw, CEO of Infotecs GmbH. "With our innovative solutions like ViPNet Threat Detection & Response or ViPNet Mobile Security solutions, we will help many business players build a strong, cyber-resistant ecosystem."
The Gulf Information Security Expo and Conference (GISEC), the Gulf region's largest cybersecurity forum, has been held annually at the Dubai World Trade Centre since 2013. GISEC provides web security professionals from around the world the chance to seek out innovative solutions, share insights with industry experts, and equip themselves with the proper tools to guard their businesses against ever-increasing cyber-attacks.
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SentinelOne | February 07, 2022
SentinelOne, an independent cybersecurity platform firm, announced a new integrated solution with Mimecast to increase end-to-end threat prevention, speed incident response, and reduce security team delays. SentinelOne and Mimecast allow security teams to take advantage of cooperative defenses and quickly respond to attacks across email and endpoints using XDR automation for a holistic approach to incident response.
Security operations teams are stretched to the limit investigating and remediating each incident as tactics change, threat actors' sophistication grows, and new vulnerabilities are discovered regularly. Email continues to be one of the most widely used attack channels. According to Mimecast's State of Email Security report for 2021, risks have increased by 64% during the pandemic, and 70% of businesses expect to be impacted by an email-borne attack. As a result, organizations are looking for integrated defenses to safeguard email and improve incident response capabilities while reducing complexity, minimizing risk, and relieving pressure on an already overworked security team.
“Email inboxes are often a prime vector for attacking the enterprise. Mimecast detects new threats through our multi-layered inspection capabilities, helping security operations teams who are still spending too much time on the manual collection, normalization, and prioritization of data,” said Julian Martin, VP Ecosystem & Alliances, Mimecast. “Our integration with SentinelOne solves for this challenge, improving and accelerating the incident response capabilities we offer our customers. As the cyber threat landscape continues to expand, detecting and responding to these threats in real-time is crucial for an organization’s security infrastructure,It’s important to leverage trusted security platforms like those offered by SentinelOne and Mimecast to help identify and mitigate the risk of cyberattacks.”
Ahmed Shah, Senior Vice President of Strategic Alliances, Optiv
The integrated solution from SentinelOne and Mimecast strengthens and accelerates incident response capabilities across all security layers, including email, endpoints, and the cloud. For example, when a threat is detected in SentinelOne, the integration takes automatic measures like suspending a particular user's email, blocking that user's email, or quarantining the email account.
“The speed and sophistication with which adversaries are attacking organizations has become staggering, and too often SOC teams are burdened with investigating security issues as opposed to solving them,” said Yonni Shelmerdine, VP Product Management, SentinelOne. “The integrated solution enables our customers to accelerate incident response and contain threats faster by automatically quarantining affected users in Mimecast. This ultimately reduces complexity, minimizes risk, and decreases the demands on SOC teams.”
With XDR automation, Mimecast and SentinelOne's combined solution provides never-before-seen holistic protection across client email and endpoints, dramatically increasing end-to-end threat detection and incident response.