June/July 2015 Digital Edition
Digital Version of May/June 2015
Visa and FireEye join forces to help merchants, financial institutions defend against targeted attacks on consumer payment data
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
CyberArk customers reduce cyber security risk profile with privileged account security solution, according to independent study
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).
Allied World announces the launch of FrameWRX, the next generation of cyber risk assessment and mitigation services
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.
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.
NIST compliant ‘Derived PIV Credentials’ security tokens for government smart phones and tablets available from GO-Trust
Tustin, CA, June 1 – GOTrust Technology Inc. (GO-Trust®) has announced the availability of cryptographic tokens that meet and exceed the NIST (SP800-157) Derived PIV Credentials Guidelines for mobile devices.