DATA SECURITY,PLATFORM SECURITY,SOFTWARE SECURITY
Mimecast | November 09, 2022
Mimecast Limited, an advanced email and collaboration security company, today announced a new strategic integration with Okta, Inc., one of the leading independent identity providers, designed for enterprise customers to proactively mitigate the increasing risk and complexity of insider threat attacks. Building on Mimecast’s extensive library of API integrations, the integration partnership will further enable organizations to Work Protected™ amidst the proliferation of social engineering attacks targeting their hybrid workforce, customers, and supply chain. The integration of these solutions can empower strained IT teams with an expanded arsenal of AI-enabled tools and technologies that strengthen protection at the intersection of business communications, people, and data.
The increased prevalence and damaging ramifications of insider threat attacks are well-documented. IBM’s 2022 Cost of a Data Breach Report found that stolen or compromised credentials were the most common cause of data breaches over the previous year, serving as the primary attack vector in nearly 20% of breaches. They also had the longest lifecycle of all breaches, taking approximately 243 days to identify and another 84 days to contain, and resulted in an average of $4.50 million in losses. However, according to the same study, organizations with fully deployed security AI and automation experienced breach lifecycles that were 74 days shorter, on average, and cost a median of $3.05 million less.
By integrating Mimecast’s purpose-built, cloud-native email and collaboration security with Okta’s world-renowned identity access management offerings, organizations can deploy AI-enabled automation to help mitigate the impact of compromised account activity – streamlining human workflows through real-time threat intelligence sharing and automated response actions across two best-of-breed solution architectures. Optimized for rapid deployment flexibility and simplicity of use, the integration is engineered to allow administrators to seamlessly assume granular control within minutes regardless of their level of IT expertise.
“Our integration partnership with Okta comes at a pivotal time as insider threats have emerged as a critical vulnerability for the modern hybrid enterprise. “This integration is a microcosm of the Mimecast mission to extend our services beyond email and collaboration security alone. Joining forces with a fellow industry pioneer like Okta enables us to execute a vital ‘team sport’ approach to cybersecurity, building on the existing security investments, capabilities, and tools of our customers to ensure their organizations remain safe.”
Jules Martin, Mimecast vice president of ecosystems & alliance
“With the ever-evolving nature of the cyber threat landscape, it’s imperative that we amplify our identity access management services to address new and emerging attack vectors,” said John Grundy, Okta senior strategic alliance manager. “This integration partnership with Mimecast enables us to do exactly that, creating a holistic automation framework that empowers enterprises to enhance the efficiency of their insider threat detection and response posture.”
Mimecast, a Gold Sponsor of Oktane22, will be presenting a live demo of the integration at the annual conference on November 8-10, 2022.
Mimecast: Work Protected™
Since 2003, Mimecast has stopped bad things from happening to good organizations by enabling them to Work Protected. We empower more than 40,000 customers to help mitigate risk and manage complexities across a threat landscape driven by malicious cyberattacks, human error, and technology fallibility. Our advanced solutions provide the proactive threat detection, brand protection, awareness training, and data retention capabilities that evolving workplaces need today. Mimecast solutions are designed to transform email and collaboration security into the eyes and ears of organizations worldwide.
ENTERPRISE SECURITY,PLATFORM SECURITY,SOFTWARE SECURITY
Nozomi Networks | January 25, 2023
On January 24, 2023, Nozomi Networks Inc., one of the leaders in OT and IoT security, announced Nozomi ArcTM, the industry's first IoT and OT endpoint security sensor, intended to accelerate time to full operational resilience exponentially. Nozomi Arc is designed to automatically deploy across a large number of locations and devices anywhere a company needs visibility, and it provides vital data and insights about essential assets and network endpoints. This data is utilized to better analyze and prevent attacks, as well as correlate user behavior, without straining existing resources or interrupting mission-critical networks.
Arc is a game-changer in terms of comprehensive asset visibility, deployment speed, and network coverage across complex and remote OT and IT networks. Nozomi Arc is designed to:
Be deployed remotely
Analyze endpoint vulnerabilities
Accelerate monitoring deployments in mission-critical systems; and
Identify compromised hosts
Nozomi Networks Co-founder and CPO, Andrea Carcano, said, "Operational resiliency is the top business priority for critical infrastructure organizations, which can only be achieved by lowering cyber risks and increasing security." He added, "Nozomi Arc accelerates time to resiliency by transforming every computer on the network into an OT security sensor. It quickly extends visibility to attack surfaces and threats inside endpoint hosts and their local networks. With Nozomi Arc, users can quickly corollate more information from more sources for better diagnostics and faster time to response."
(Source – GlobeNewswire)
With Nozomi Arc, users get the following advantages:
Faster time to resiliency: Nozomi Arc removes time, resource, geographic, and internal policy limits from network-based deployments.
Lower cyber risk and increased security: The only OT solution in the market that can identify malicious hardware.
Extended visibility and context: In addition to illuminating additional assets, devices, and possible vulnerabilities, Arc detects process irregularities and questionable user behavior.
Lower operational overhead: Because Arc can be remotely deployed through a software download, Nozomi Arc does not need extensive network adjustments to be implemented anywhere in the world, even in the most remote locations.
About Nozomi Networks
Nozomi Networks, with headquarters in San Francisco, California, accelerates digital transformation by defending the world's critical infrastructure, industrial enterprises, and government enterprises from cyber-attacks. Its technology provides OT and IoT environments with superior network and asset monitoring, threat detection, and analytics. As a result, customers rely on the company's solution to reduce risk and complexity while increasing operational resiliency. In addition, the organization provides zero-trust security by delivering contextual data for policy decisions, such as endpoint posture checks, baseline monitoring, and device role data.
PLATFORM SECURITY,SOFTWARE SECURITY,WEB SECURITY TOOLS
Skyhigh Security | December 28, 2022
Skyhigh security, a leading data security solutions provider, recently announced receiving Amazon Web Services (AWS) Security Competency accreditation in the infrastructure security industry. This distinction recognizes Skyhigh Security's extensive technical expertise in AWS and proven success in its ability to assist customers in achieving their cloud security objectives.
Achieving AWS Security Competency distinguishes Skyhigh Security as a member of the AWS Partner Network (APN) that offers specialized software to assist organizations in adopting, developing, and deploying complex security projects on AWS. To achieve the distinction, APN Partners must have in-depth knowledge of AWS and provide solutions on AWS effortlessly.
AWS delivers scalable, versatile, and cost-effective solutions to startups and large-sized organizations. To enable the seamless integration and implementation of these solutions, AWS launched the AWS Competency Program to assist customers in identifying consulting and technology APN Partners with extensive industry knowledge and expertise.
AWS users can buy the entire Security Service Edge (SSE) portfolio of Skyhigh Security through the AWS Marketplace, which enhances the efficiency of the procurement process and provides flexible licensing options. The company's SSE portfolio is cloud-native, designed from the bottom up with Zero Trust principles, and includes a unified data loss prevention and policy engine.
Skyhigh SSE contains, Skyhigh Cloud Access Security Broker, Skyhigh Secure Web Gateway, and Skyhigh Private Access, among other products, offering one of the most extensive portfolios in the market.
About Skyhigh Security
Based in California, U.S., Skyhigh Security, a provider of a complete, market-leading data security platform built on a modern cloud stack, focuses on helping customers protect the world's data. It protects businesses with data-aware and user-friendly cloud-native security solutions. Its industry-leading Security Service Edge (SSE) portfolio extends beyond data access and focuses on data use, enabling enterprises to communicate from any device and location without compromising security.