Thursday, August 6, 2020
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Symantec to acquire Blue Coat

Security vendor Symantec is to acquire rival Blue Coat as it looks to strengthen its position in the security market. At $4.65 billion this deal is almost double the value of...
CEO Fraud on the rise

Billion-dollar scams

  According to security vendor Trend Micro losses caused by Business Email Compromise (BEC) schemes cost companies around the world in excess of $2.3 billion over the last two years. The value of the scams...
CipherCloud claims to be the first to deliver a GDPR-ready security solution

GDPR-ready security solution shipping

Security provider CipherCloud has claimed to be the first company to ship a General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) cloud security solution. The announcement was made at the InfoSecurity Europe 2016 trade...
Druva and DISCO join forces to deliver cloud-based eDiscovery

Druva adds DISCO for eDiscovery

Druva has announced a deal with DISCO which both companies claim will reduce the time taken for eDiscovery by 50%. To make this work the two companies have built a direct...
BT adopts Fortinet Enterprise firewalls and fabric (Image Source : Fortinet)

BT readies itself for IoT with Fortinet

BT has announced a deepening of its relationship with Fortinet. The new agreement will see Fortinet's Fortigate enterprise firewalls integrated into its global portfolio of managed services. Mark Hughes, CEO of BT...
Egnyte Protect aims to improve Data Governance

Egnyte moves into data governance

Enterprise file services company Egnyte has released its latest product Egnyte Protect as it moves into the data governance market. At the same time Egnyte has announced a renaming of its...
FFIEC issues warning to banks over client-side messaging systems

Banks warned over messaging hack

The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) has issued a cybersecurity alert to banks. The alert entitled "Cybersecurity of Interbank Messaging and Wholesale Payment Networks" is the latest warning for banks...
Egnyte claims it could have saved companies $14 billion

We could have saved companies $14bn 

Alongside the launch of its new hybrid data governance solution for the enterprise, Egnyte has claimed it could have saved companies hit by data breaches last year up to $14 billion. We...
Inforsecurity Europe opened today with Vectra claiming to have conquered Ransomware. (Image Credit : Infosecurity Europe)

Vectra Networks claims to limit ransomware

Vectra Networks has announced at Infosecurity Europe that its X-series platform is capable of stopping ransomware attacks. The company claims that it is able to detect HydraCrypt, CTB Locker, CryptoWall. CryptoLocker,...
BT IT Services announce DvaaS = Image source Pixabay/Firmbay

3 reasons for having a device strategy

BT has recently published some research conducted by Vanson Bourne raising the prospect that the choice of device within an organisation is more strategic than one might initially think. The research questioned 100...


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...