Thursday, August 6, 2020
Authomize gets US$6 million to resolve permission sprawl (Image Credit: Gerd Altmann from Pixabay)

Authomize gets US$6 million to resolve permission sprawl 

Israeli start-up, Authomize, has launched the Authomize Platform and announced a US$6 million seed funding round. The Authomize Platform is aimed at helping IT operations teams get control of permission sprawl...
To defend against attackers, think like an attacker (Image Credit: Tomislav Jakupec from Pixabay )

To defend against attackers, think like an attacker

If you want to defeat an attacker, you need to think like an attacker, not a defender. It’s an approach that many Armed Forces colleges around the world teach. It is...
Cyber Risk Aware and BUI deliver cybersecurity training in South Africa (Image Credit: Noupload from Pixabay)

Cyber Risk Aware and BUI deliver cybersecurity training in South Africa

Cyber Risk Aware has announced a partnership with BUI. BUI is to offer Cyber Risk Aware’s entire portfolio of cybersecurity training and simulation tools to its customers in South Africa. The...
How scammers harvested credentials using US DoJ campaign (Image Credit: Thomas Breher from Pixabay )

How scammers harvested credentials using US DoJ campaign

Scammers harvesting user credentials is nothing new. Every week brings details of a new scam and phishing attack. Training users to spot these attacks is not easy as they are continually...
Work from home brings more productivity but poorer security (Image Credit: Vadim Sherbakov on Unsplash)

Work from home brings more productivity but poorer security

Sectigo has published its 2020 Work From Home report (registration required). It looks at the impact on IT professionals of work from home (WFH). They were responsible for getting users online...
Google fails to overturn €50 million fine (Image Credit: Simon Steinberger from Pixabay )

Google fails to overturn €50 million fine

Google has failed in its attempts to overturn a €50 million fine imposed by the French CNIL. The fine was levied against Google in January 2019, and Google has made several...
Malware hiding in plain sight (Image Credit: SamWilliamsPhoto from Pixabay )

Is it a log file? No, it’s malware hiding in plain sight

Malware writers are always looking for new ways to conceal their code. Hiding it in another file that users would expect to see on their computer makes it hard to spot....
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Pulseway launches its new Patch Management solution

Pulseway has launched a stand-alone patch management solution targetted at IT functions and MSPs. Pulseway Patch was, and still is, also available as an additional module as part of the Pulseway...
UK Governments looks at IDnow for "immunity passports" (Image Credit: Gerd Altmann from Pixabay )

UK Government looks at IDnow for “immunity passports”

IDnow, the German identity verification start-up, is in talks with the UK government about its identification technology. The talks are aimed at creating a COVID-19 “immunity passports” for those who have...
IBM snaps up Spanugo to improve Cybersecurity Posture Assurance (Image Credit: Wynn Pointaux from Pixabay)

IBM snaps up Spanugo to improve Cybersecurity Posture Assurance

IBM has signed an agreement to acquire Spanugo, a specialist in Cybersecurity Posture Assurance. The price and other details of the acquisition have not been revealed.  IBM is to integrate the...


Zoho BackToWork

Are you ready to go BackToWork?

Zoho has announced a new solution to help organisations as they start returning employees to the workplace. Like similar initiatives earlier this year Zoho...
Tel Aviv

TASE to launch central blockchain securities lending platform

The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) will launch a central blockchain securities lending platform. It is promising that this will offer "innovative and groundbreaking...

Cellebrite adds cryptocurrency and blockchain investigations solution

Cellebrite has launched Crypto Tracer. This is a cryptocurrency investigation solution designed to speed up investigations involving blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. Such a tool...
Are your SOC staff looking for a way out? (Image Credit: Peggy und Marco Lachmann-Anke from Pixabay )

Are your SOC staff looking for a way out?

First-time security analysts can’t wait to get the heck out of the Security Operation Centre (SOC). Half of the first time (entry-level) security analysts...
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Unilog announces Acumatica partnership

Unilog has joined the Acumatica Marketplace as an Independent Software Vendor (ISV) partner. The Marketplace offers Acumatica customers and reselling partners access to complementary applications...
FastPOS author pleads guilty in US (Image Credit: Blake Wisz on Unsplash)

FastPOS author pleads guilty in US

The author of the FastPOS malware that affected point-of-sale (POS) systems has pled guilty to RICO charges in the US. Valerian Chiochiu, aka “Onassis,”...
Blockchain Catch-up

Blockchain Catch-up Week 29 (to w/e 31st July)

This is a start-of-the-week Enterprise Times ‘blockchain catch-up’ for Week 29. The catch-up is not intended to be comprehensive; it seeks to highlight developments...
Belarus arrests GandCrab operator (Image Credit: Gerd Altmann from Pixabay )

Belarus arrests GandCrab operator

An alleged operator of the GandCrab ransomware has been arrested in Belarus. The arrest was a joint operation between the UK, Romania and the...
BigTime Wallet reports

BigTime Software adds payments to PSA

BigTime Software has added a payments engine to its PSA solution. Its BigTime Wallet is available to both Pro and Premier users. The solution...

eftpos to pioneer micropayments using Hedera Hashgraph

eftpos Payments Australia is collaborating with Hedera Hashgraph on a micropayments proof-of-concept. This aims to create a seamless Australian payment experience for web users....
BootHole exposes billion of devices to attack (Image Credit: David Reed from Pixabay)

BootHole exposes billions of devices to attack

Are you preparing to patch all your Linux, Windows and other devices today? No? Well, you should. Researchers at Eclypsium have announced BootHole. It...

Chainalysis’ Market Intel for understanding cryptocurrencies

Chainalysis has launched Market Intel. Market Intel is powered by Chainalysis's proprietary data, which it has systematically collected and linked to real world entities...
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Copilot foretells customer complaints

Copilot is launching CX Trend, which it claims provides early detection of customer dissatisfaction. Copilot is a next-generation Customer Experience platform that leverages IoT...
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Unanet brings Architecture and Engineering firms ERP update

Unanet has released the latest version of Unanet A/E powered by Cleaview, its ERP solution for architectural and engineering firms. The announcement comes only...