Virtru | October 09, 2023
Virtru, a worldwide leader in data-centric security and privacy, has announced the expansion of its encrypted file-sharing platform, Virtru Secure Share, to integrate with Zendesk. This direct integration enables organizations to safeguard data flow inward and outward within Zendesk without disrupting their current workflows. These integrations are accessible for purchase both from Virtru directly and through the Zendesk app marketplace.
Virtru Secure Share offers top-notch, military-grade encryption and user-friendly experiences for Zendesk users. This integration is especially valuable for customer support teams involved in exchanging sensitive information with partners and customers during client onboarding and support processes.
Jill Emerson, System Administrator and Member of Team Rehabilitation Physical Therapy, stated,
We are in the healthcare sector, and to have that level of advanced data protection in Zendesk, without having to think about it, is invaluable. In between Virtru’s email security and the Virtru Secure Share integration for Zendesk, our most common and high-volume collaboration workflows can remain secure. Secure Share enables us to strike a balance between usability and security, so we can protect the data of our patients and deliver a positive experience at the same time.
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By utilizing Virtru’s user-friendly secure file-sharing features integrated into their familiar business applications, customer service representatives can efficiently assist customers while ensuring compliance with regulatory obligations.
John Ackerly, Co-founder and CEO of Virtru, said,
With this latest Secure Share integration, Zendesk users can now receive and send encrypted files securely with individuals both outside and inside of their organization without compromising the user experience or efficiency.
[Source – Globe Newswire]
He further stated that this is particularly crucial when confidential data must be shared to accomplish tasks. It was also mentioned that this should provide businesses with increased peace of mind, ensuring that their employees and customers maintain complete control of their data at all times.
Virtru empowers organizations worldwide, providing them with the means to harness the potential of data while ensuring control over its storage and sharing. Trusted by over 8,000 global clients, Virtru supports its Zero Trust strategies and safeguards its most sensitive data according to the world’s strictest security standards. As the creators of Trusted Data Format (TDF), an industry standard for persistent data protection, Virtru provides encryption technology for data shared through email, cloud environments, collaboration tools, and SaaS applications.
Netskope | September 11, 2023
Netskope, an industry-leading secure access service edge (SASE) provider, has announced that it has been chosen as the preferred cloud access security broker vendor for the Canadian Federal Government under the cybersecurity procurement vehicle (CSPV) of Shared Services Canada (SSC). The objective of the SSC cloud access security broker CSPV is to provide government users with secure access to cloud-based applications, including all software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications, regardless of their location.
The Government of Canada (GC) selected Netskope after a competitive bidding process for a commercially available cloud access security broker service to fulfill its business requirements across various government organizations and agencies.
The cloud access security broker service aims to facilitate the continued adoption, utilization, and delivery of SaaS cloud services by GC departments. The cloud access security broker service will improve the security posture of GC applications, services, and data as they are migrated to public cloud environments, permitting complete visibility and monitoring of GC cloud environments to detect, prevent, and respond rapidly to cyber threats; and ensuring the privacy, confidentiality, and protection of GC data in accordance with GC policies.
As an integral part of Netskope Intelligent Security Service Edge (SSE), Netskope's market-leading cloud access security broker enables agencies to detect and manage the usage of cloud applications rapidly, irrespective of whether they are managed or unmanaged, and safeguard sensitive data from being stolen by malicious cybercriminals or risky insiders who have compromised the technology environment.
A cloud access security broker is a cloud-based or on-premises security policy enforcement point situated between cloud service providers and consumers to combine and insert enterprise security policies when cloud-based resources are accessed. With a cloud access security broker solution, agencies can manage the unintentional or unauthorized transfer of sensitive data between cloud application instances while expediting security workflows with simple policy controls and incident response management.
Paul Tanasi, Federal Regional Manager, Netskope, said,
With the hybrid workforce becoming the new normal, Canadian government departments and agencies are relying more and more on giving their users direct-to-cloud access to SaaS applications and to web applications in general.
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Paul Tanasi further mentioned that there is a requirement to ensure these users' security and regain some of the visibility and control they were accustomed to when everyone worked from the office. A solution is required to tackle risks associated with cloud services, enforce security policies, and adhere to regulations, mainly when dealing with cloud services that are located outside their network perimeter and beyond their direct control. Netskope's CASB solution would offer the capability to adopt cloud applications and services confidently without compromising security or performance.
Netskope, an industry leader in SASE, assists organizations in implementing zero trust principles and AI/ML innovations to safeguard data and defend against cyber threats. The company's platform offers optimized access and real-time security for devices, people, and data, regardless of their location. Netskope assists customers in mitigating risk, accelerating application performance, and gaining unparalleled visibility into cloud, web, and private application activity. Thousands of clients rely on Netskope and its robust NewEdge network to combat evolving threats, technology shifts, new risks, organizational and network changes, and others.
Business Wire | November 02, 2023
SCYTHE, a leading provider of cybersecurity solutions, announces the release of SCYTHE 4.1, the latest evolution in its cutting-edge cyber resilience offering. This release brings new and enhanced features to empower organizations in their continuous efforts to strengthen their cybersecurity posture.
SaaS Offering for Unparalleled Flexibility
SCYTHE 4.1 introduces its initial Software as a Service (SaaS) offering, providing organizations with newfound deployment flexibility. This SaaS option offers the same robust capabilities as the on-premises version, ensuring that teams can choose the deployment model that best suits their needs without pricing changes. SCYTHE's commitment to flexibility ensures that organizations can secure their infrastructure on their terms.
Advanced Agent Support with Scheduling for Continuous Testing
To unlock even greater control over security testing, SCYTHE 4.1 introduces advanced agent support with scheduling. This feature allows organizations to perform continuous testing by automating the deployment and execution of security assessments at specified intervals. With the power of scheduling, teams can proactively identify threats, assess controls, and evaluate their readiness to respond to cyber threats. SCYTHE empowers organizations to maintain the highest level of cyber resilience without manual intervention.
Cloppy - Your AI-Powered Security Analyst
In a significant leap forward, SCYTHE unveils the early access beta release of "Cloppy," its supervised machine learning (ML)-based AI analyst chatbot. Cloppy enhances team productivity, job satisfaction, and cybersecurity capabilities by delivering instant insights and recommendations. This AI-driven assistant will leverage private knowledge base instances, ensuring sensitive information stays secure. Cloppy is poised to become a trusted companion for security professionals, providing real-time guidance and augmenting their decision-making processes.
As cyber threats continue to evolve, so must our approach to cybersecurity. SCYTHE 4.1 represents our commitment to innovation and empowering organizations to stay ahead of cyber adversaries, said Marc Brown, Head of Product at SCYTHE. With our SaaS offering, advanced agent support, and the introduction of Cloppy, we're equipping organizations with the tools they need to enhance their cyber resilience while simplifying offensive security.
SCYTHE 4.1 Platform is now available for both new and existing customers. For more information on SCYTHE's comprehensive cyber resilience solutions, please visit https://scythe.io.
SCYTHE represents a paradigm shift in cybersecurity risk management, empowering organizations to Attack, Detect, and Respond efficiently. The SCYTHE platform enables collaboration between red, blue, and purple teams to build and emulate real-world adversarial campaigns. SCYTHE's innovative dual-deployment options and comprehensive features ensure a proactive cybersecurity approach. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, SCYTHE is privately funded by distinguished partners dedicated to shaping a more resilient cybersecurity landscape.
PR Newswire | October 19, 2023
Checkmarx, the industry leader in cloud-native application security for the enterprise, today announced its Checkmarx Technology Partner program, enabling organizations to easily extend the leading AppSec platform with a wide range of technology partner capabilities.
The combination of best-of-breed technology partners with the leading enterprise AppSec platform helps organizations shift everywhere, from code to cloud, with a unified AppSec posture integrated into the software development life cycle (SDLC). Checkmarx' Technology Partner Program helps organizations simplify management across their AppSec programs, get more value out of existing AppSec solutions and drive better security outcomes.
Providing broad support for greater AppSec maturity throughout the entire SDLC, the Checkmarx Technology Partner program enables partners and their customers to centralize and simplify discovery in these key areas through Checkmarx One:
Vulnerability and risk management systems: Aggregate, normalize and prioritize vulnerabilities and risks with a unified, holistic view with partners like ArmorCode, Brinqa and ServiceNow.
SDLC tools: Integrate AppSec at all stages of the software development lifecycle within the environments and tools used daily by analysts, developers and testers with partners like GitLab, JetBrains and Security Compass.
Cloud and runtime security: Match cloud assets at runtime with application source code projects so that vulnerabilities found in the developer source code are enriched with runtime context, and runtime cloud security inventories are enriched with AppSec findings – all possible through partners like AWS, Cisco Panoptica and Sysdig.
Emerging technologies: Work with the most innovative startups and technologies including AI and GenAI to shape tomorrow's AppSec solutions landscape with partners like Mobb.ai.
Expanding this ecosystem simplifies the process of mitigating AppSec risk for our partners' customers, making their applications exponentially more secure during a time of escalating threats, said Kobi Tzruya, Chief Research and Development Officer at Checkmarx. From protecting AI-generated code to helping build trust between developers and security teams, Checkmarx One is already the AI-driven, enterprise-ready AppSec platform of choice. Now working with other leading technology companies to meet the need for streamlined, consolidated solutions will make life easier and applications safer for everyone.
Checkmarx recently announced Sysdig as its latest technology partner, bringing runtime container insights into Checkmarx One so organizations can prioritize vulnerabilities associated with container packages that are actually running and that pose the most risk.
"The top application security vendors have a responsibility to team up to provide more robust and complete solutions for the world's enterprises," said Bryan Smoltz, VP of Technology Alliances at Sysdig. "By delivering runtime insights within Checkmarx One, customers have clear visibility into the workloads that are running in production so they can make better-informed security decisions. Together, we're helping to bring maximum protection at cloud speed."
Technology partners also benefit from the program with new marketing and sales opportunities, and by making their solution readily accessible to Checkmarx' more than 1,800 customers, including 60% of the Fortune 100. The Checkmarx One platform scans more than 100 billion lines of code monthly and its world-renowned Checkmarx Labs security research team provides ongoing threat intelligence to inform product development and to advise customers of their best defenses in today's threat landscape. For more information about becoming a Checkmarx Technology Partner, visit this page. Click here to explore the Checkmarx One partnership ecosystem.
Checkmarx is the enterprise application security leader and the provider of Checkmarx One™, the industry-leading cloud-native AppSec platform that helps enterprises build #DevSecTrust. Powered by the intelligence from our industry-leading AppSec security research team, and our AI-driven technology and services, our platform is designed to enable CISOs, AppSec and development leaders to prioritize their teams' focus on what impacts their business. Our offerings secure every phase of development for every application, from the very first line of code through production, while simultaneously balancing the dynamic needs of security and development teams. It's no longer just about shifting left or right - it's about shifting everywhere. We are honored to serve more than 1,800 customers, which includes 60 percent of all Fortune 100 organizations. We are committed to moving forward with unwavering dedication to the safety and security of our customers, and the applications that power our day-to-day lives. Checkmarx. Make Shift Happen.