Tags: Security

Gospel’s V2.0 of its blockchain platform

Gospel Technology (Gospel), a provider of secure data distribution for enterprises, has announced the release of Gospel Cloud Platform V2.0. This is a private, permissioned blockchain which enables enterprises to secure and track data across decentralised ecosystems. Gospel believes it offers a new way of securely distributing data across modern decentralised infrastructures. It claims that…

Black Duck acquisition to strengthen Synopsys

Software security vendor Synopsys has acquired fellow security vendor Black Duck Software for $565 million. The deal marks an end to 15 years of growth for Black Duck and is a good price for both companies. Although the deal is subject to regulatory approval, both companies are anticipating no issues. If all goes well it…

IBM announces Cloud Private software platform

IBM has announced the IBM Cloud Private software platform. It claims it will help customers unlock billions of dollars in technology investment around core data and applications. It is also targeting the extension of cloud-native tools across both public and private clouds What is IBM Cloud Private? IBM is looking to close the gap between…

Evan Goldberg talks about work done, doing and going to do at NetSuite

At SuiteConnect in Oracle Openworld Enterprise Times spoke to Evan Goldberg, founder of NetSuite and EVP, Development, Oracle NetSuite. Fresh from his keynote he spoke about the direction that NetSuite is now taking as part of the larger company. Goldberg also spoke about the autonomous database that Larry Ellison announced, security and blockchain. Specifically how…

Wordfence names hacker who targeted WordPress plugins

Wordfence has taken the unusual step of naming the individual behind a 4.5 year spam campaign targeting WordPress plugins. Details of the individual, his attacks and the campaign are spread over three separate blog posts by Mark Maunder, CEO, Wordfence. The first focused on a specific spam campaign and the Display Widgets plugin. The second…

Black Duck releases free Apache Struts checker

Open Source software security and management vendor Black Duck has released a free tool to check for Apache Struts vulnerabilities. The tool is aimed at the same vulnerability that enabled the Equifax breach. It will search applications and containers for any sign of CVE-2017-5638. The tool is called Threat Check for Struts and requires registration…

Is IT getting closer to the business?

ManageEngine recently completed a survey of 201 IT leaders in the UK. The company has presented some intriguing analysis of the results which it believes shows IT is moving closer to the business.  ManageEngine is part of the Zoho Coporation and a provider of IT management software. ET caught up with Raj Sabhlok, president of…

Business Leader Interview Brian Murphy, Reliaquest CEO

Brian Murphy is the founder and CEO of Reliaquest. ReliaQuest advances the delivery, reliability and outcomes of IT security for Fortune 2000 organisations in diverse industries. Since 2007, ReliaQuest has rapidly grown into one of the leading providers of IT security for some of the most recognizable corporations in the world. Core to its success is…

NordVPN squares up to China VPN ban

NordVPN has taken on the Chinese government with its latest update for Android. The company says its Android App has been specifically adapted to get around the Great Firewall of China. The timing of the release is good. In the last month Apple has withdrawn VPN products from its store. Meanwhile other sources are reporting…