Flow Security | August 05, 2022
Flow Security today announced $10M in seed funding and launched the first data security platform that discovers and protects both data at rest and in motion. The funding was led by Amiti, with participation from GFC, Amdocs Ventures, and industry leaders such as CyberArk CEO Udi Mokady and Demisto CEO and co-founder Slavik Markovich.
Enterprises of all sizes continue to make heavy investments in technology stacks as they transition to modern cloud application architectures. This new era promises many benefits, but has also led to significant data sprawl and major difficulties in securing data. With the widespread adoption of modern architectures, securing sensitive data such as PII, PHI, financial information, and intellectual property has become a near-impossible task.
Flow Security helps organizations overcome these challenges by continuously mapping and detecting all data-related risks for an improved data security posture. Flow is the only data security platform that supports use cases including discovering and classifying data flows to external services, policy enforcement, automatic data-related threat modeling, and reducing data access permissions to the minimum. Flow has a growing customer base in highly-regulated markets such as e-commerce, fintech, healthcare, insurtech, and more.
"Discovery, mapping and protecting data is usually a manual process, which is not effective in large organizations," says Nir Chervoni, Head of Data Security of Booking.com, "Automatic data mapping should consist of analyzing the actual payload, and not only its metadata. So far, Flow is the only company I've seen that provides that capability for multiple scenarios."
"Security and data protection teams are struggling to keep up with the rapid pace of today, and Flow is making their lives exponentially easier," said Ben Rabinowitz, Managing Partner and Founder at Amiti Ventures. "We're thrilled to be a partner on this journey, and eager to help capitalize on this opportunity to give security teams the technology they need to become business enablers."
"We've reviewed dozens of different data security tools lately, and we weren't satisfied with any of them. "But Flow's data-in-motion approach is a game changer. It took the platform a few days to map data-related threats that usually take months of manual work to detect."
Ralph Pyne, VP of Security at NextRoll
"Data security is not a new problem, but the challenges are changing and growing," said Jonathan Roizin, co-founder and CEO of Flow Security. "Organizations are moving at a record pace and quickly transitioning to the cloud and cloud-first applications. These transformations often make life easier, but they also make the jobs of security professionals even more difficult. With Flow, security teams are no longer forced to chase down information. It simplifies security and regulatory processes and bridges the gap between security and development teams."
About Flow Security
Flow Security revolutionizes data security with the first platform that discovers and protects data not only at rest, but also in motion. Founded in 2021 by Jonathan Roizin and Rom Ashkenazi, the Israel-based company is backed by Amiti, GFC, Amdocs Ventures, and market-leading angel investors.
DATA SECURITY,PLATFORM SECURITY,SOFTWARE SECURITY
Palo Alto Networks | September 26, 2022
Palo Alto Networks, a Microsoft Azure private MEC ecosystem partner, today announced availability of VM-Series Virtual Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) technology on the Azure Marketplace. Delivering end-to-end Zero Trust security at the enterprise edge, VM-Series virtual firewalls can now extend best-in-class NGFW capabilities to help protect Azure private MEC applications, providing centralized defense against cyberattacks.
Azure private MEC combines network functions, applications and edge-optimized Azure services managed from the cloud to deliver high-performance, ultra-low-latency 4G/5G private wireless solutions that address the modern business needs of enterprise customers.
"Our long-standing partner solutions with Azure and our VM-Series virtual firewalls have been protecting customer cloud environments for years. "The new VM-Series 5G capabilities enable enterprises to secure mission-critical applications in industry verticals like manufacturing, healthcare, utilities and public sector, all of which demand the latest in private wireless network technology."
Prem Iyer, vice president, Ecosystems GSI and CSP, Palo Alto Networks
Mobile 5G networks with multi-access edge compute combine AI and cloud technologies to transform enterprises and industries. Customers choose this next-generation mobile technology for its security and reliability, but increasingly sophisticated networks must be safeguarded against a complex and escalating "threatscape." Palo Alto Networks 5G-Native Security on the VM-Series brings advanced Layer 7 security capabilities to help detect and block known exploits, malware, malicious URLs, spyware, and command and control (C2) to 5G-powered edge computing use cases. The VM-Series Next-Generation Firewall enables enterprises to achieve comprehensive security for end-user application traffic that traverses the Azure Private 5G Core, securing edge infrastructure and helping detect and mitigate malicious activity within the user traffic.
Key benefits of the solution include:
Faster time to market with a fully tested and validated solution.
Simpler deployment at scale from the Azure marketplace, facilitating a rapid rollout of NGFWs.
Predefined configuration templates for comprehensive zero-day security.
The Panorama management solution, integrated with Azure, allows for common management of VM-Series virtual firewalls deployed across all cloud and edge environments from a single console and provides centralized visibility and actionable insights into network traffic, logs and threats.
"We're pleased to add Palo Alto Networks 5G security products to Azure Marketplace and our Azure private MEC ecosystem," said Shriraj Gaglani, general manager, Azure for Operators. "This adds an important option for customers when architecting critical end-to-end security frameworks that underpin Industry 4.0 use-cases built on our Azure private MEC solution."
About Palo Alto Networks
Palo Alto Networks is the world's cybersecurity leader. We innovate to outpace cyberthreats, so organizations can embrace technology with confidence. We provide next-gen cybersecurity to thousands of customers globally, across all sectors. Our best-in-class cybersecurity platforms and services are backed by industry-leading threat intelligence and strengthened by state-of-the-art automation. Whether deploying our products to enable the Zero Trust Enterprise, responding to a security incident, or partnering to deliver better security outcomes through a world-class partner ecosystem, we're committed to helping ensure each day is safer than the one before. It's what makes us the cybersecurity partner of choice.
DATA SECURITY,SOFTWARE SECURITY,WEB SECURITY TOOLS
DartPoints | September 21, 2022
DartPoints®, the leading edge digital infrastructure provider, launches its updated managed detection and response (MDR) product, which combines MDR, endpoint detection and response (EDR), security orchestration, automation and response (SOAR), and extended detection and response (XDR) into one complete solution with support and monitoring by DartPoints experts. With ransomware and other cybersecurity incidents striking more than ever, DartPoints' MDR solution quickly detects threats 24x7 across endpoints, network, cloud, and SaaS applications.
"Executives and security leaders know they need a multi-layered cybersecurity strategy that combines MDR, EDR, SOAR, and XDR solutions, but increasingly, they don't have the in-house resources to make that happen. "Plus, with the hundreds of tools and providers on the market, analysis paralysis sets in. We are proud to help our clients by bringing these best-in-class security vendors and technologies together into one comprehensive, airtight solution."
Brad Alexander, CTO for DartPoints
DartPoints' enhanced MDR offering addresses many weaknesses in legacy antivirus and security solutions, including the overwhelming high volume of alerts and false positives. Offering advanced threat detection, continuous threat hunting, and 24x7 monitoring and investigations, the solution is built for high-risk, compliance-sensitive verticals, including finance, government, manufacturing, education, and healthcare. Organizations with compliance, standard, or framework requirements, those looking to obtain or renew cyber insurance, and those without their own security operations center will find the enhanced product especially beneficial.
Outlined in Accenture's State of Cybersecurity Resilience 2021 report, a global survey of nearly 4,800 executives found an average of 270 cyberattacks per company in 2021, a jump of 31% compared with the previous year. Meanwhile, ransomware attacks nearly doubled in 2021. IBM's latest Cost of a Data Breach Report finds that the average cost of a data breach is at an all-time high in 2022: $4.35 million.
DartPoints is the leading digital infrastructure provider enabling next-generation applications at the edge. By weaving together cloud, interconnection, colocation, and managed services, DartPoints enables edge ecosystems for enterprises, carriers, and cloud and content providers. DartPoints is building tomorrow's distributed digital infrastructure while serving today's cloud and colocation needs — and helping to bridge the digital divide.
DATA SECURITY,PLATFORM SECURITY,WEB SECURITY TOOLS
ReasonLabs | August 24, 2022
ReasonLabs, a leading cybersecurity company providing enterprise-grade protection to users worldwide, has launched its newest product, Online Browser Security. The product provides real-time, 24/7 protection against malicious URLs, phishing, harmful extensions, suspicious downloads, intrusive cookies and trackers, unauthorized notifications, and pop-ups. It is currently available worldwide as a free download.
Online Browser Security is seamlessly integrated with RAV Endpoint Protection, ReasonLabs' leading antivirus software built on a multilayered machine-learning engine, to keep personal data safe from security threats. Bringing all the elements of a next-generation antivirus solution to the web browser, the solution allows consumers to use the internet with confidence and peace of mind. Powered by an autonomous protection engine, users can choose their own protection settings and let the endpoint protection do the work for them. It comes complete with a dashboard to stay informed regarding any identified and blocked online threats. Scheduled and user-initiated scans are also available at the touch of a button.
"Our mission at ReasonLabs is to provide every home user with the same degree of cybersecurity protection that large companies receive. "In our connected world, everyone deserves the highest level of protection, and today, we have added another solution that will safeguard users in real-time, 24/7. As an additional layer to our security platform, RAV Online Security offers next-generation protection for all next-generation cyber threats."
Kobi Kalif, ReasonLabs CEO
Key features of RAV Browser Security include a malicious URL blocker, the ability to disable harmful extensions, and the blocking of suspicious cookies and ad trackers. The product also monitors all file downloads and comes equipped with an advanced threat scanner, and has notification control. These features can be easily managed through the easy-to-use RAV Online Security dashboard. Optimizing users' online experience, Online Security is a key component of ReasonLabs' advanced breach prevention product suite, which also includes RAV EDR, RAV VPN, RAV Safer Web, and FamilyKeeper, its parental control solution.
ReasonLabs is a global pioneer in cybersecurity detection and prevention. Powered by machine learning, ReasonLabs' cutting-edge technology is revolutionizing consumer-focused cybersecurity, bringing enterprise-grade protection into the homes of tens of millions of users worldwide. Its innovative engine scans over 2 billion files in 180 countries a day, delivering fast, comprehensive data while providing 24/7 real-time threat detection. Founded in 2016, ReasonLabs is based in New York and Tel Aviv.