NIBS (credit image/Pixabay/ Ryan McGuire)This week saw several new partnership announcements and product launches. Among those were LogRhythm and RedLegg partnering to deliver the Axon cloud-native SIEM to RedLegg customers. Gathid debuted its patented Identity Model. The company claims that it sets a new standard for identity and means it can deliver a secure, scalable identity in days and not months.

Egress launched its Abuse Mailbox Automation solution to make it easier for users to report phishing emails. It is part of the Egress Defend solution and will be a free upgrade for existing customers. Panzura also launched a new tool for customers, Panzura Detect and Rescue. It is designed to provide real-time detection and recovery from ransomware.


A Nigerian man extradited from the UK, Oludayo Kolawole John Adeagbo, pleaded guilty to wire fraud conspiracy. He was involved in a multimillion-dollar business email compromise (BEC) scheme. Along with his co-defendant, Adeagbo defrauded a North Carolina university of more than $1.9 million.


ManageEngine announced that CloudSpend its cloud cost management tool, has extended its support to Google Cloud Platform (GCP). It now gives it a presence on all three primary cloud platforms with the solution currently available on Azure and AWS.

Srinivasa Raghavan, director of product management at ManageEngine said, “ManageEngine estimates that organizations operating in a multi-cloud environment often under-utilize their cloud resources, with their cloud usage topping at 55%.

“At ManageEngine, we believe that CloudSpend will help businesses rise above such challenges and advance in their cloud maturity journey by offering the visibility to stay on top of their investments.

“This multi-cloud cost intelligence platform follows FinOps best practices and is boosted with smart forecasting features that help reduce operational expenditure. It also bridges the gap between capacity planning and cost optimization for resources running in multi-cloud setups.” 


NOYB published a document explaining the rise of pay or consent systems across Europe. It says that the approach that was first offered by press websites to replace a loss of advertising now has an increasing number of commercial supporters. Among those supporters are behemoths like Meta who introduced it after losing a court case at the Court of Justice (CJEU).

It highlights a forthcoming binding opinion from the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) that will either outlaw or legitimise the approach.

Security news from the week beginning 1 April 2024



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