Tags: STIX

Verisign sells threat intelligence unit to Accenture

Accenture is to acquire the iDefense Security Intelligence Services business from Verisign. This deal will strengthen Accenture’s Cyber Defense Services division. It adds threat intelligence that Accenture will embed into services it manages for client. This will be easier than it sounds as iDefense already has its own APIs. It also has its own analysis…

Improving threat detection on the network

Infoblox is to integrate its DDI Technology into the Qualys Cloud Platform. The goal is to improve the ability to detect new devices on the network and malicious events. This is the first DDI (DNS, DHCP and IP Address) Management solution integrated into the Qualys Cloud Platform. It is expected to deliver a single set…

RiskIQ ships Real-time security intelligence

RiskIQ has announced its Security Intelligence Services (SIS) has now reached general availability. SIS is a combination of three Internet datasets, analytics and machine learning. It uses all three to provide security intelligence to detect potential threats and suspicious sites. According to Arian Evans, VP of Product Strategy at RiskIQ: “The security team’s visibility is…

Improving the response to cyber threats

Guidance Software has announced EnCase Endpoint Security v5.12, the latest version of its security software solution. This upgrade is intended to provide consistent support across multiple platforms, Windows, Mac OS and Linux as well as enabling security teams to speed up their analysis and response to cyber threats. According to Ken Basore, senior vice president…

New Global Security Alliance announced

NTT Com Security and Bromium have strengthened their existing partnership with the announcement of a new strategic global partnership. This new partnership will see NTT Com Security, already a premium channel partner for Bromium, now deliver Bromium’s endpoint protection solution to its business and government customers worldwide. The goal is to increase protection against zero…

Distil Networks gets its own ScrapeSentry

Distil Networks has acquired Swedish managed security services provider ScrapeSentry. There were no figures given for the acquisition although it won’t have come too cheap. For Sentor, who spun out ScrapeSentry this deal will be a welcome boost to their business and one that might just be used to fund another acquisition for their portfolio.…

Rapid7 adds real-time machine data

Rapid7 has acquired Logentries to add real-time log management and analytics to its security solution. This move continues the trend among security vendors to acquire new capabilities to build out their platforms. This consolidation of the market is good for customers to a degree as it means there is less of a need to ‘roll…

Financial firms get threat intelligence

The Financial Service Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC ) and Soltra have announced deals with IBM to improve the sharing of threat intelligence data. The deal with FS-ISAC will give 6,500 companies in the financial services access to threat intelligence data from IBM X-Force Exchange which was launched in April this year. This is to be…

AlienVault looks to social threat intelligence

Threat intelligence is all the rage at the moment with security companies as it has the opportunity to speed up the awareness and fixing of security issues. The latest company to upgrade its Threat Intelligence network is AlienVault who has released the latest version of its Open Threat Exchange (OTX) solution. Like all the Threat…

US Navy Cyber Warfare plan

The US Navy has announced its five year strategic plan for cyberspace. This should come as no surprise as the US looks to retaliate against hacktivists, cyber terrorists and state sponsored hacking. What should interest businesses, Chief Information Security Officers (CISO), Chief Information Officers (CIO) and security teams is that much of what it intends…