RangeForce | June 29, 2022
RangeForce, a provider of team cyber defense readiness at scale, announced that it has improved its platform for team threat exercises with new features that make it simpler for organizations to hasten the development of their security teams' skills through multi-user detection and response drills involving simulated attacks.
Through the use of RangeForce team threat exercises, security teams can set up the security stack to be defended, select an attack scenario, carry out the threat exercise, analyze the post-exercise data, and create a customized training program.
RangeForce threat exercises produce realistic digital artifacts of both signal and noise that demand teams to demonstrate their cyber preparedness. They use high-intensity, real-world assault scenarios that call security experts to work in teams to discover and neutralize cyber threats.
"RangeForce threat exercises are based on years of running hundreds of live cyber events and deliver the most realistic experience for teams using headline making attack scenarios and the same security tools they use every day. They provide participants the opportunity to acquire hands-on skills so they build the muscle memory to meet threat actors head on."
Ben Langrill, Senior Director of Product Engineering for RangeForce
RangeForce exercises take place in a cyber-environment that goes beyond the standard tabletop exercise, forcing participants to use well-known security tools like Splunk and Fortigate to identify and address threats. Instead, events follow the NIST cybersecurity architecture and combine threat intelligence, threat hunting, digital forensics, and system hardening expertise to reduce threats depending on current malware patterns.
Splashtop, Acronis | July 06, 2022
Managed Service Providers (MSPs) using Acronis for endpoint protection management can now initiate Splashtop remote control sessions directly from within the console to provide faster, reliable support for client workloads.
CUPERTINO, Calif. and MIAMI, FL, July 6, 2022 — Splashtop and Acronis today announced a partnership that integrates solutions for secure remote access and support with Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud, an all-in-one data and cybersecurity protection platform. This integration alleviates downtime by enabling MSP technicians to access and take control of computers to troubleshoot and resolve issues directly from the Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud console – resulting in increased customer satisfaction and decreased costs.
Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud unites backup and next-generation, AI-based anti-malware, antivirus, and endpoint protection management in one solution. With Splashtop integrated, service providers can instantly access all their clients’ managed devices directly from the Acronis console, enabling faster remediation of incidents, reliable support, and increased efficiency by providing instant access to endpoints.
Now, not only are client workloads protected with a world-class integrated solution, but they can be easily and immediately accessed in case of an incident. Service providers can deliver on-demand help desk support to any end user computer or mobile device remotely using Splashtop, regardless of device type or operating system. They can also enable their end users to remotely access their work computers, all from a centralized platform.
“No business is safe in the current cyberthreat landscape, and they are looking to Managed Service Providers who specialize in cyber protection services,” said Acronis Vice President and General Manager, Americas, Pat Hurley. “Acronis provides the air-tight protection MSPs need, while Splashtop’s intuitive interface allows issues to be resolved without delay, reducing costs associated with downtime.”
Managed Service Providers can execute service requests faster, exceed SLAs and increase overall customer satisfaction by enabling this free-of-charge integration with Splashtop. Client workloads are protected with a world-class cyber protection solution that is easily accessible in the event of an incident. Users enjoy:
Quick onboarding: The Acronis-Splashtop integration enables users to initiate immediate, one-click access to all managed workloads.
Easy remote desktop access for managed devices: Support distributed teams and devices with ease, whether employees are working from home, from the office, or on the go.
Native features during remote sessions: Take advantage of Splashtop’s high performance features, including file transfer, remote reboot, share technician desktop, chat and more.
The synergy between Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud and Splashtop allows service providers to deliver superior remote support — silently, seamlessly and on time — through a reliable, direct connection.
“Security is the backbone of everything we do at Splashtop, so we are proud to partner with such a trusted and proven cyber protection platform,” said Thomas Deng, Co-Founder and SVP of Product Management at Splashtop. “Acronis leaves no stone unturned when it comes to the protections and support it offers service providers and their clients.”
200,000 businesses and 30 million end users around the world securely use Splashtop, including large banks, sports & entertainment companies, educational institutions, healthcare organizations and government agencies. To learn more about the Acronis Splashtop integration, visit solutions.acronis.com/splashtop and Splashtop.com/integrations/acronis.
Splashtop is a leader in secure remote access and support. Its solutions for flexible work, learning and IT support deliver an ‘in-person experience’ that is as fast, simple and secure as being in front of an on-site machine. Splashtop delivers high performance with 4k quality at 60fps; advanced security features and compliance; one application for access and support for all devices and operating systems; and instant global support with direct access to an expert. More than 30 million users, including those in 85% of Fortune 500 enterprises, enjoy Splashtop products globally. Splashtop.com
Acronis unifies data protection and cybersecurity to deliver integrated, automated cyber protection that solves the safety, accessibility, privacy, authenticity, and security (SAPAS) challenges of the modern digital world. With flexible deployment models that fit the demands of service providers and IT professionals, Acronis provides superior cyber protection for data, applications, and systems with innovative next-generation antivirus, backup, disaster recovery, and endpoint protection management solutions powered by AI. With advanced anti-malware powered by cutting-edge machine intelligence and blockchain based data authentication technologies, Acronis protects any environment – from cloud to hybrid to on premises – at a low and predictable cost.
Founded in Singapore in 2003 and incorporated in Switzerland in 2008, Acronis now has more than 2,000 employees and offices in 34 locations worldwide. Its solutions are trusted by more than 5.5 million home users and 500,000 companies, and top-tier professional sports teams. Acronis products are available through over 50,000 partners and service providers in over 150 countries and 26 languages.
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Radware | September 14, 2022
Radware® , a leading provider of cyber security and application delivery solutions, announced the launch of a new cloud security center in the United Arab Emirates. Located in Dubai, the facility will reduce latency for in-region traffic and offer customers faster mitigation response times against denial-of-service attacks, web application attacks, malicious bot traffic, and attacks on APIs. It will also mitigate compliance processes involved in offshore routing.
The Dubai addition complements Radware’s existing cloud security network. Today, the network includes over 10Tbps of mitigation capacity across more than 50 security centers located around the globe.
“As part of our strategic cloud services initiative, we continue to accelerate cloud innovation to provide our customers with the highest level of cyber security services. “This includes increasing the fighting capacity of our cloud infrastructure to help our customers manage the increasing complexity and sheer volume of cyberattacks with as little disruption as possible.”
Haim Zelikovsky, vice president of cloud security services for Radware
According to Radware’s First Half 2022 Global Threat Analysis Report, the first six months of 2022 saw a dramatic increase in cyberattacks across the globe. The number of DDoS attacks climbed 203% and malicious web application transactions grew by 38% compared to the same period last year.
“The new site in Dubai fills a growing demand for a local security presence that can deliver rapid response times with accuracy for organizations in the public and private sector,” said Nikhil Karan Taneja, Radware’s vice president and managing director for India, the Middle East, and South Asia. “The launch of the center underscores our ongoing commitment to delivering state-of-the-art cyber protection and scaling our capacity in a way that will benefit the whole region.”
Radware® is a global leader of cyber security and application delivery solutions for physical, cloud, and software defined data centers. Its award-winning solutions portfolio secures the digital experience by providing infrastructure, application, and corporate IT protection, and availability services to enterprises globally. Radware’s solutions empower enterprise and carrier customers worldwide to adapt to market challenges quickly, maintain business continuity, and achieve maximum productivity while keeping costs down. For more information, please visit the Radware website.
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