Security/Compliance

F-Secure Wins Best Advanced Persistent Threat Protection Category at SC Awards Europe 2019

F-Secure Countercept was announced as the winning solution in the Excellence Awards: Best Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) category at the 2019 SC Magazine Awards Europe. F-Secure was also runner-up in the Best Security Company category, recognized as ‘highly commended’. F-Secure Countercept is a fully-managed threat hunting service which detects the most skilled attackers within minutes. Providing around-the-clock coverage, it’s designed to... more Read more »

Identitii Wins Award for Best Workplace Diversity at The Finnies 2019

Identitii Limited (Identitii, Company) (ASX:ID8) the FinTech company enabling banks and corporates to securely exchange intelligent information in real-time, has won the award for Best Workplace Diversity at The Finnies, FinTech Australia’s annual awards program. The award recognises the FinTech’s that have created an inclusive environment that accepts each individual’s differences, embraces their strengths and provides opportunities for all... more Read more »

Infosecurity Magazine Launches Annual State of Cybersecurity Report

The need for better use of technology is the key issue faced by the cybersecurity industry in 2019, according to InfosecurityMagazine’s annual State of Cybersecurity Report, launched today at Infosecurity Europe. Read more »

Acronis Appointed Acronis Emerging Markets as New Master Distributor

 Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, today announced that it has appointed Acronis Emerging Markets (AEM) as a new master distributor to increase its focus on and accelerate growth in the Latin American and African markets. As part of the agreement, AEM will market and distribute the full range of Acronis cyber protection products in these regions, providing local training and support for partners and service providers. Read more »

Arcserve Launched Arcserve Replication and High Availability with Continuous Data Protection for On-Premises, Remote and Cloud Workloads

 Arcserve, LLC, the world’s most experienced data protection provider, today announced the newest version of Arcserve Replication and High Availability (RHA), which delivers high availability combined with heartbeat-powered automatic failover, and continuous data protection for Windows and Linux applications and systems on-premises, remote, and in the cloud. Read more »

75 Percent of Financial Institutions’ CISOs Plan to Ask for an Increase in Cybersecurity Investment

The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC), an industry consortium dedicated to reducing cyber-risk in the global financial system, said that some 73 percent of Chief Information and Security Officers (CISOs) of financial institutions plan to ask their organization’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for an increase in cybersecurity investments in the next year. Read more »

F-Secure to Launch a New Service to Protect Against Identity Theft During 2019

As massive data breaches continue to make international headlines and the Internet is an integral part of our daily lives, consumers are now grasping the risks they face. In a new F-Secure survey, 71% of respondents say they feel that they will become a victim of cyber crime or identity theft, while 73% expressed similar fears about their kids.* “These findings are absolutely staggering and show many people are seeing the damage of cyber crime... more Read more »

GDPR One Year on: the Battle to Stay Compliant is Picking up Pace

The 25th of May marks the first year anniversary of the disruptive EU-wide law which overhauled how businesses process and handle data. As the world’s strongest data protection rule, GDPR inflicts fines of up to €20m to businesses who fail to comply. In the past year, businesses in the EU have been fined €56m in total, however this has merely been labelled a ‘transition year’ by France’s national regulator SNIL, whilst countries focus on... more Read more »

TrustArc Research Highlights Privacy Attitudes One-Year After the GDPR Enforcement Date

TrustArc, a leading data privacy management company, today announced new findings from an online study conducted by Ipsos MORI, a global research and consulting firm, on behalf of TrustArc. The survey polled individuals aged 16-75 in the UK about a number of issues surrounding the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) one year since it went into effect on 25 May 2018. Read more »

KnowBe4 Announced the Acquisition of CLTRe

 KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training (SAT) and simulated phishing platform, today announced the acquisition of CLTRe —pronounced “Culture”— a Norwegian company focused on helping organisations assess, build, maintain and measure a strong security posture. CLTRe will continue to operate as an independent subsidiary of KnowBe4, and service customers globally. Read more »

Jefferies Group LLC Taps Behavox to Provide Compliance Supervision

Behavox, an enterprise People Analytics software company that provides holistic employee supervision solutions, today announced that Jefferies Group LLC (“Jefferies”), the world's largest independent full-service global investment banking firm headquartered in the U.S. focused on serving clients for over 55 years, has selected Behavox to supply a premier Compliance Supervision platform for its global operations. Read more »

Acquirers Expect Highest Compliance Rates on Record, Annual Report Finds

Sysnet Global Solutions, the leading provider of cyber security and compliance solutions, has established acquirers now hold higher expectations for compliance than they did 12 months ago.  Read more »

United Bulgarian Bank Selects OneSpan to Help Fight Social Engineering and Mobile Malware Attacks

OneSpan™, a global leader in software for trusted identities, e-signatures and secure transactions, today announced that United Bulgarian Bank (UBB) has deployed OneSpan’s Mobile Security Suite and Cronto technology to securely sign transactions and to protect the bank’s mobile banking application. This integration will help UBB meet PSD2 requirements related to strong customer authentication that come into effect September 2019.  Read more »

AxiomSL Recognized for Exemplary Information Security Practices with ISO 27001 Certification

AxiomSL, the leading global provider of regulatory-reporting, risk and data-management solutions, today announced that it has received ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification (known as ISO 27001). The certification covers AxiomSL’s core software and ControllerView® flagship product, its system development, professional and client support services and company operations. It also covers AxiomSL’s cloud-based solutions, operations and client support. Read more »

DTCC Outlines Path To Reduce Trade Failures and Increase Security

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) announced the release of a new paper addressing issues of trade failures in the institutional post-trade marketplace where greater technology adoption could help with growing problems in an era of cost pressures, heightened regulatory requirements, and increasing cyber security focus. Read more »

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