Friday, January 18, 2019
BlackBerry spends US$1.4 billion to acquire Cylance

BlackBerry beefs up its cybersecurity

BlackBerry is to beef up its cybersecurity offering through the acquisition of cybersecurity company Cylance. The deal is worth at least US$1.4 billion in cash. It is expected to close in...
Proofpoint spots tRAT campaign from TA505

Email campaign spreading new tRAT malware

Threat actor TA505 is responsible for the latest email spam campaign that is spreading the tRAT malware. The claim has been made by security company Proofpoint. The malware is being spread...
HSBC US suffers data breach

HSBC US suffers breach of customer accounts

Global banking giant HSBC has admitted that it suffered a cyber security breach that has affected customer accounts. It is not disclosing how many accounts are affected. The breach occurred in...
Carbon Block calls out nexus of cyber attacks

Nation states sponsoring increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks

Security experts Carbon Black warn that cyber attacks are becoming increasingly sophisticated. It calls out the rise of nation state sponsored groups as one of the causes. These groups are upskilling...
IBM Blockhead team at Cloud Foundry Summit

Blockhead makes blockchain easy for developers 

One of the big challenges for blockchain developers is the lack of tools to help them get started. Enter a team of developers from IBM. They took part in a hackathon...
Bernard Parsons talks about securing the operating system

Bernard Parsons talks about Becrypt and Paradox

UK security company Becrypt has launched the latest version of its Paradox software, Paradox Edge. It is a Desktop as a Service (DaaS) platform delivered as a managed service. Enterprise Times...
Vietnam issues draft cybersecurity decree

Vietnam releases draft of draconian cybersecurity decree

Vietnam has released its latest draft decree on cybersecurity. It is intended to provide the government with control over all email and social media in the country. It requires companies such...
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Phishing attacks up by 297 percent across eCommerce in Q3 2018

Riskified, the eCommerce fraud-prevention company, and IntSights Cyber Intelligence, a provider of enterprise cyber threat intelligence and mitigation solutions have released  "The Retail and eCommerce Threat Landscape Report (October 2018)."  The...
Comodo CA becomes Sectigo

Comodo CA becomes Sectigo and expands to cover IoT

*****UPDATED***** The world's largest certificate authority, Comodo CA, has changed its name to Sectigo and announced new products. The name change comes less than a year after it was acquired by Francisco...
NTT Security targets botnet infrastructure

NTT Security targets botnet infrastructure

NTT Security has added botnet infrastructure detection to its managed security service offering. The solution has been developed as part of an NTT Group effort. It involves researchers from NTT Security,...

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Two spreadsheets that need to come together? Consolidation might be the answer.

You may well be tasked with creating one spreadsheet that has data coming from two or more spreadsheets. This could be a daunting prospect...
Minerals

Ford, IBM and others pilots blockchain/supply chain for cobalt

Ford Motor Company (Ford), Huayou Cobalt, IBM, LG Chem and RCS Global plan to use blockchain technology to trace and validate ethically sourced minerals....
Google set to win in CJEU

The CJEU limits the reach of the Right to be Forgotten

Google has had a rare good result in its ongoing battles with the EU. It has received a significant decision from a senior advisor...
Scott Dally on the SOC, breaches, insiders, risk and cybersecurity

Scott Dally on the SOC, breaches, insiders, risk and cybersecurity

Enterprise Times recently went to Omaha, Nebraska. While there, we talked with Scott Dally, Director of the Security Operations Centre for the Americas Region...
Vermont State House

Vermont heads down insurance blockchain road

The Vermont Department of Financial Regulation and Secretary of State are collaborating on a captive insurance blockchain pilot. The Secretary of State, Jim Condos,...
TRDB

Rivetz adds Sentinel Protocol’s threat intelligence platform

Rivetz, an embedded, decentralised cybersecurity vendor, and Sentinel Protocol (Sentinel), a crowdsourced threat intelligence platform built on blockchain technology, have announced a partnership. This...
Ardor

Jelurida’s Ardor offers Java with Ignis lightweight contracts

Jelurida, a Swiss blockchain company, is now offering the possibility for external enterprise systems to integrate with blockchain using a streamlined smart contract life...

EduHash’s Main-net blockchain reaches >1M TPS

Wisetone has certified that the EduHash Silicon Valley Labs (EduHash) Main-net blockchain, developed from scratch by EduHash, can handle 1,196,966 TPS (transactions per second)....
Tesla charging

Igloo targets Tesla owners with new app

Small energy supplier Igloo Energy is targeting Tesla owners with its latest app. The app will allow Tesla owners to charge their cars when...
Devvio

Devvio reveals another high tps blockchain

Devvio announced its presence at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) by showcasing its Devv blockchain technology. This is a high-performance blockchain protocol which seeks...
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These mysterious non-printing characters. What are they?

Do you get a word document sent to you that looks badly laid out with things not sitting quite where they should be. When...

Over 200 customers for RippleNet

Ripple has added 13 financial institutions to its payment network, RippleNet. The companies include Euro Exim Bank, SendFriend, JNFX, FTCS, Ahli Bank of Kuwait,...

Blockchain-based informed medical consent via Rati-Fi 

Rational Surgical Solutions (Rational) is offering its Rati-Fi blockchain-based process for confirmation of informed consent for surgical or medical interventions. Rati-Fi extends blockchain technology deeper...

Transmute launches blockchain decentralised app engine

Transmute has launched an initiative to bring the power of distributed ledger technology (DLT) to the enterprise. Along with the launch, Transmute also announced it...