Thursday, May 6, 2021
F-Secure buys MWR InfoSecurity

F-Secure acquires MWR InfoSecurity

Finnish cyber security powerhouse, F-Secure, has signed an agreement to buy MWR InfoSecurity. This move adds around 400 new employees to F-Secure, many of them security researchers and threat intelligence analysts. It...
Avanti and CrowdStrike integrate security tools

Ivanti and CrowdStrike target the cybersecurity poor

Security vendors Ivanti and CrowdStrike have announced a strategic alliance. It will see the two companies integrate their solutions so that customers can access them using a single interface. This is the...
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Russia’s Grizzly Steppe cyber war on UK and US

The UK and US have issued a joint warning on sustained malicious cyber activity by Russian Government cyber groups. The US has called the campaign Grizzly Steppe. Both countries say that...
Open BugBounty provides free listing for website owners

Open BugBounty open to any website owner

Open BugBounty is a website designed to connect security researchers and website owners. The goal is to make it easy for website owners to get security researchers to validate their website. If...
F-Secure creates undetectable hotel master keys

F-Secure creates undetectable hotel master keys 

Security researchers at Finnish security vendor F-Secure have discovered that they can make hotel master keys out of thin air. This is an attack that is not believed to have been...
NCSC implements new cyber incident priorities

NCSC implements new cyber incident priority framework

The NCSC has today announced a new cyber incident prioritisation framework. The framework will be used by all law enforcement agencies in the UK. With six detailed categories, it is a significant...
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Will VPNFilter attack disrupt Champions League final?

UPDATE: Radio Free Europe has come back to us with the correct link to the alert from the SSU. The story is in Ukranian but does link VPNFilter and the Champions...
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Dealing with insider threats

There are constantly evolving threats to enterprise cyber security with many coming from external threat actors. Likewise insider threats also pose a growing problem. Security professionals are constantly being warned about...
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When security measures add barriers to doing business

Data breaches are still happening so another approach is needed. Unfortunately, most security measures add barriers to doing business. Bigger and better firewalls aren’t helping either. The weakest link Staff are the weakest link...
Webstresser goes offline in coordinated strike

Webstresser goes offline in coordinated strike

Operation PowerOFF has forced Webstresser, a cyber attack for hire site, offline. Webstresser is credited with being involved in over four million cyber attacks across the globe. Taking it offline is...


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Putting the spotlight on great collaboration practices

The Slack Spotlight Awards demonstrated how different organisations have implemented and leveraged Slack in innovative ways during 2020. It was a year in the...
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Five tips to embracing experience content on your digital real estate

5 tips for enterprises to embrace customer content experience to restructuring #digital real estate from Sonja Kotrotsos, @Contentstack #CX #Content
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MACH Alliance hits 30 members milestone in nine months

The MACH Alliance has signed-up more then 30 members since its June 2020 launch. The group's member base now spans North America, Europe and...
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What is technology gap for most Professional services firms?

Most Professional Services Firms are not using the optimal tools within their organisation. This is one of the key findings in a short whitepaper...
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Has Precisely started an acquisition spree?

Precisely has announced the acquisition of Infogix, a leader in the 2020 IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Data Catalog Software report. Infogix was founded in 1982...

iQSTEL prepares MNPA for mobile number portability, using blockchain

iQSTEL has announced it has completed the backend development for a Mobile Number Portability Application (MNPA) using a blockchain platform. The Company says it...
Aryaka acquires Secucloud and boosts its SASE offering (Image Credit: Luke Peters on Unsplash)

Aryaka acquires Secucloud and boosts its SASE offering

SD-WAN vendor Aryaka has acquired Secucloud GmbH for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will be integrated with Aryaka’s other products to deliver SASE (Secure...
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Crunchbase sees cybersecurity shaking the money tree

Crunchbase has seen cybersecurity investments soar over the last year. It is reporting that in 2020 over US$7.8 billion was invested into the industry....
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TikTok launches Lead Generation for businesses to reach consumers

TikTok has launched a Lead Generation tool to help advertisers and businesses reach customers more easily across the app. The solution lets companies create...
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Demandbase makes double acquisition

Demandbase has announced the acquisition of two significant companies, InsideView and DemandMatrix. This further cements the Demandbase position as the B2B go-to-market leader. The...
JupiterOne completes successful Series B funding round (Image Credit: Shane on Unsplash)

JupiterOne completes successful Series B funding round

JupiterOne has completed a successful Series B funding round, raising a total of US$30M. It was led by Sapphire Ventures and featured previous investor...
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Voyado doubles up on investors with Verdane

Voyado, the rapidly growing Swedish customer experience platform has announced growth funding from Verdane. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but a Voyado...
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A tip on due diligence when considering the CEO role

A tip from Dean Forbes, CEO, #Forterro about how he approaches due diligence and one of the key questions to have answered. #Tip @DeanForbes
Palo Alto Prisma Cloud targets unprotected VMs and container security (Image Credit: AnimoDigital from Pixabay)

Palo Alto Prisma Cloud targets unprotected VMs and container security

Palo Alto has announced that Prisma Cloud is to secure unprotected cloud workloads and improve container security. The new capabilities are part of the...