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IT Security

Visa and FireEye join forces to help merchants, financial institutions defend against targeted attacks on consumer payment data

Top Priority Sector: 
cyber_security

San Francisco & Milpitas, June 3 – Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) and FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) have announced their intention to co-develop tools and services to help merchants and issuers protect against advanced cyber attacks targeting payment data. The first of its kind Visa and FireEye Community Threat Intelligence (CTI) offering will bring together threat information from both companies, allowing merchants and issuers to quickly detect and respond to attacks against their IT and payment infrastructure.

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IT industry luminary Shlomo Kramer joins board and invests in LightCyber

Top Priority Sector: 
cyber_security

Los Altos, CA, Ramat Gan, Israel, June 4 – LightCyber, a provider of Active Breach Detection solutions, has announced that network security business luminary Shlomo Kramer has joined its board of directors. Kramer is best known as the co-founder of Check Point Software, founder and CEO of Imperva, early investor and board member of Palo Alto Networks from 2006 to 2012, and early investor in Trusteer (recently acquired by IBM). Kramer also made an equity investment in LightCyber.

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Coast guard warns pointing lasers at responders is dangerous and illegal

Top Priority Sector: 
maritime_port_security

Miami, FL, June  2 – The Coast Guard is warning the public that pointing handheld lasers at Coast Guard boat and aircrews is dangerous and illegal.

There have been three instances of lasers targeting Coast Guard assets in the past three weeks, two within 24 hours of each other.

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Perspecsys to share cloud SaaS data protection strategies at Infosecurity Europe 2015

Top Priority Sector: 
cyber_security

London, June 2 – Infosecurity Europe – Handing control of sensitive data to a third-party cloud service provider remains one of the biggest data compliance challenges today.

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Former Blackhat Kevin Mitnick and ZixCorp to demonstrate email hack

Top Priority Sector: 
cyber_security

Dallas, June 3 – Zix Corporation (ZixCorp), (NASDAQ: ZIXI), brings awareness to the insecurity of email by showcasing an email hack by former blackhat and world famous hacker Kevin Mitnick. During the recording, Mitnick will demonstrate one method used by hackers to intercept email and steal valuable company or personal data, leveraging resources available for just a few hundred dollars.

“Hackers want to get access to email. They can intercept your email all the time, and you’re clueless,” said Mitnick. “The only way to protect your communications is encryption.”

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Logos Technologies puts wide-area motion imagery in ultra-small pod

Top Priority Sector: 
video_surveillance_cctv

Fairfax, VA, June 3 – Logos Technologies has announced its new compact, ultra-lightweight, wide-area motion imagery (WAMI) sensor system, 

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CyberArk customers reduce cyber security risk profile with privileged account security solution, according to independent study

Top Priority Sector: 
cyber_security

Newton, MA, June 2 – CyberArk Software Ltd. (NASDAQ: CYBR), the company that protects organizations from cyber attacks that have made their way inside the network perimeter, has announced an independent study from Nucleus Research on customer return on investment (ROI).

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Allied World announces the launch of FrameWRX, the next generation of cyber risk assessment and mitigation services

Top Priority Sector: 
cyber_security

Zug, June 2 – Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG announced today that Allied World North America has launched Allied World // FrameWRX (“FrameWRX”), a prescriptive and proactive cyber risk management solution designed to empower companies to address this challenging area of exposure head on.

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Vanderbilt completes acquisition of Siemens Security Products

Top Priority Sector: 
access_control_identification

Parsippany, NJ, June 1 – Vanderbilt Industries, a global provider of technologies that help organizations ensure safety and security, has announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Security Products business from Siemens.

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