Cigent Technology | April 28, 2021
Cigent® Technology, an In-Q-Tel®-backed startup, today launched Cigent Data Defense, a game-changing solution that defends businesses and individuals against malware, data theft, and malicious insider attacks, putting an end to the cybersecurity industry's 30-year failure.
Cigent Data Defense technology makes use of Cigent's Windows®-based D3E® (Dynamic Data Defense EngineTM) software solution and Cigent's self-defending Safe Solid-State Drives (SSDs). Cigent Data Defense technology, which was originally designed for government/military use, is now available for private use by individuals, small-to-medium-sized businesses, large corporations, and government agencies.
Cigent Data Defense, which integrates D3E technologies with Cigent Secure SSDsTM, takes a different approach to data theft and ransomware protection than previous cybersecurity technology. Cigent's D3E for Windows is the first and only data protection software that uses file-level Zero-Trust access controls to defend sensitive files from any attack. D3E uses multi-factor authentication and encryption to protect confidential data anywhere they are shared or stored, even after a security breach. D3E can function as a stand-alone software solution or in combination with Cigent Secure SSDs.
The second half of the Cigent Data Defence solution consists of self-defending internal and external Secure SSDs from Cigent. Cigent Secure SSDs are the world's first and only storage devices that put cybersecurity safeguards as near to the data as practicable inside the device's firmware. This patented technique prevents data theft by keeping sensitive data unavailable and protected under the OS layer. It also protects against ransomware by incorporating machine learning algorithms into the storage that detect and repel unauthorized attempts to encrypt data. Cigent's Secure SSDs have "safe rooms" that use zero trust multi-factor authentication and hardware-based encryption to protect data at all times, right after the user logs in. When not in operation, they are invisible to an attacker and vanish from the OS layer when a threat is observed. When used together or separately, D3E applications and Cigent Secure SSDs have a layer of protection that is impossible to bypass.
Cigent is a cybersecurity firm backed by In-Q-Tel that was developed by data recovery, storage, and cyber threat specialists to protect companies and individuals from any threat vector, even after a security breach. Cigent Data Defense solves the cybersecurity industry's more than three decades of inability to combat ransomware, data theft, and insider theft by placing protection as near to the data as possible - within the firmware of storage devices - and adding Zero Trust multi-factor authentication that safeguards data at the edge, on the network, in the cloud, even when exchanged with trusted users. Cigent Data Defense is comprised of Cigent's D³E® (Dynamic Data Defense Engine™) Windows®-based software and Cigent's self-defending Secure Solid-State Drives (SSDs).
Trend Micro Incorporated | September 07, 2021
Trend Micro Incorporated a global cybersecurity leader, today announced the launch of Trend Micro Service One, consolidating its managed services to optimize enterprise threat management. The new services bundles, which can include premium support, an early warning service, Managed XDR and incident response, help customers prevent, detect and respond to cyber threats faster by supplementing internal resources.
The prevalence of cybersecurity threats and the dynamic threat landscape leave businesses vulnerable and put security experts in high demand to triage and investigate incidents.
According to Aaron Sherrill, Senior Research Analyst at 451 Research, part of S&P Global Market Intelligence, "Security teams are struggling to understand the right approach or strategy to employ to detect and respond to advanced threats. While most organizations have a plethora of security tools at their disposal, they are creating enormous amounts of data that must be explored and inspected. It is becoming increasingly difficult to distinguish between the noise and indicators of serious threats – especially complex, distributed threats that operate low and slow to avoid detection."
Over half of Security Operations Center (SOC) teams feel overwhelmed by alerts and aren't confident in their abilities to prioritize or respond to these alerts, according to a recent Trend Micro survey. Outsourcing security management significantly lightens the workloads and saves businesses from catastrophic breaches.
"The weight of the world was felt by our security team as we work tirelessly to enable organization success in the digital transformation journey," said Andre Castleberry, cybersecurity manager of Hall County, Georgia. "Trend Micro's managed services have empowered our small team to manage risk and compliance at scale. Having threat experts support day-to-day detection and response for our security platform allows our employees to focus resources on serving our constituents."
Trend Micro's expert threat analysis and monitoring via its different services helps fortify business risk management plans. Managed threat detection and response across a complete security platform takes the burden of threat data triage off of stretched security teams, allowing internal resources to focus on business enablement.
"Security teams are stretched to the max while the business risk of cybersecurity continues to increase," said Wendy Moore, vice-president of product marketing for Trend Micro. "We want to help make our customers' lives easier while also minimizing their risk of attack. Providing better insight across the entire security platform, from product enablement, to risk monitoring and mitigation, to attack detection and response is one way we're doing that. Our proactive services that cross the threat lifecycle enables more advanced visibility and protection, helping businesses manage threats most effectively."
Enterprise security requires streamlined operations with a broader perspective, including better context to hunt, detect and contain threats to best manage the business risk introduced by cyber threats. Trend Micro's powerful cybersecurity platform detects malicious activities, with threat intelligence from various sources, helping catch threats faster and improve investigations, analysis, and response times, while eliminating pressure from the SOC team so they can focus on high value activities.
Leveraging Trend Micro's services adds business value by combining premium customer support with such options as:
Early Warning Service scans for early indicators of compromise and then alert customers of potential threats before they cause system harm.
Incident Response provides expert resources in case of a critical, active attack.
Managed Detection and Response monitors alerts and logs across the entire environment, identifying and investigating events and providing ongoing threat expertise.
Trend Micro is committed to supporting customers through their digital transformation journey, supporting internal resources, so customers get the most out of their security platform.
About Trend Micro
Trend Micro, a global cybersecurity leader, helps make the world safe for exchanging digital information. Fueled by decades of security expertise, global threat research, and continuous innovation, Trend Micro's cybersecurity platform protects thousands of organizations and millions of individuals across clouds, networks, devices, and endpoints. As a leader in cloud and enterprise cybersecurity, the platform delivers a powerful range of advanced threat defense techniques optimized for environments like AWS, Microsoft, and Google, and central visibility for better, faster detection and response. With 7,000 employees across 65 countries, Trend Micro enables organizations to simplify and secure their connected world.
businesswire | January 11, 2021
RangeForce, the organization that is changing network safety preparing, today declared an association with Texas-based CRITICALSTART, a main online protection supplier of Managed Detection and Response (MDR) administrations. Under terms of the understanding, CRITICALSTART will give the RangeForce intelligent network safety preparing stage to its clients.
RangeForce's double way to deal with digital preparation joins cyberskills recreation modules with a completely incorporated digital reach in a SaaS climate. This mix permits security experts and groups to constantly prepare and shield against genuine assaults in an active and connecting with climate.
“We are excited to partner with RangeForce to address the cybersecurity training needs of our customers,” said Tera Davis, Managing Director, CRITICALSTART. “Their approach to cyber simulation can fulfill the unique needs of organizations of all sizes.”
RangeForce clients generally start their excursion with on-request preparing modules conveyed through job based, prescriptive learning ways. From that point, students keep on taking provokes that range from fledgling to cutting edge capacities to test their aptitudes and report progress. RangeForce's preparation is a financially savvy option in contrast to conventional preparing and on-premise digital reaches.
“Skills training and readiness is crucially important to cybersecurity operations for all types of organizations,” said Jackson Thibodeau, Sr. Director of Channels at RangeForce. “At RangeForce, we have a strong commitment to the channel and CRITICALSTART has a reputation and presence that will help us deliver these solutions to customers in their region.”
RangeForce makes creating highly skilled cybersecurity defenders simple, flexible, and fast for all enterprises. Powered by the industry’s first SaaS-based, integrated cybersecurity simulation and virtual cyber range, we help customers operationalize a security training program in hours, saving up to 65% over traditional training and up to $1M annually on hosted cyber ranges. RangeForce is revolutionizing cybersecurity training with its adaptive learning to rapidly train and cross-train DevOps, IT, and security professionals, while integrating best-of-breed solutions from a growing ecosystem of RangeForce partners.