International Sales Expertise to Nixu Leadership Team

Cybersecurity company Nixu has grown in recent years in accordance with its growth vision to become a go-to-partner in cybersecurity services for companies headquartered in Northern Europe and the best place to work for cybersecurity professionals. Following its strategy, Nixu has grown to be over 300 person strong with offices in Finland, Sweden, Netherlands, USA and Romania. Read more »

The Force is with Fraudsters this Christmas as Barclays Warns that ‘Perfect Present Pressure’ Puts Brits at Risk

Christmas gift giving pressure is causing Brits to drop their guard and increasing their chance of being targeted by seasonal online scams, according to new data from Barclays. A new study has found that two thirds (65 per cent) of parents would use an unfamiliar site to find the must have toys of the year, with 16 per cent saying that the Lego Star Wars BB8 is the most in-demand present for children this Christmas. The Paw Patrol Sea Patroller... more Read more »

Burton-Taylor Report: Financial Crime and Compliance Data Market Booming

Spending on data and information to help organizations tackle financial crime and compliance needs is soaring, according to a new report published today by Burton-Taylor International Consulting (part of TP ICAP’s Data & Analytics division).  This bespoke analysis is based on independent Burton-Taylor research and in-depth interviews with leading and emerging suppliers of data and information services to support anti-money laundering (AML)... more Read more »

Stratus Digital Systems Named Most Promising Cybersecurity Company

When cyberhackers are able to penetrate the world's most heavily protected data centers, it becomes clear that cybersecurity is now more important than ever. Unfortunately, cybercriminals seem unstoppable, breaching and stealing highly sensitive data, almost at will. Greta Geankoplis, CEO and Ken Chanin, Senior Software Engineer  Read more »

Proficio Disrupts Cybersecurity Industry with "First Year Free" Services Program

Proficio(TM), one of the world's fastest growing global managed security service providers (MSSP) delivering managed detection and response (MDR), today announced "First Year Free," a limited-time promotion for select new clients. The exclusive offer provides a free first year of managed security services, including global 24x7 monitoring and alerting. Read more »

ZoneFox Launches First Hosted UEBA Platform to Protect SMEs

Through monitoring on the endpoint and agent-based approaches, UEBA enables organisations to better detect anomalies across their entire environments, from on-premise applications to those on mobiles and in the cloud. Read more »

Accuity provides greater clarity on KYC risks

Accuity, the global financial crime compliance, payments and KYC solutions provider, announces the launch of Bankers Almanac Sanctions View. The new proposition allows financial institutions to gain a comprehensive and holistic view of their financial counterparties – including their ownership data together with any sanctions risk – to help them perform their KYC due diligence faster and easier. Read more »

Mitek Acquires ICAR, Strengthing Its Position As A Global Leader In Digital Identity Verification

Mitek (NASDAQ: MITK, www.miteksystems.com), a global leader in mobile capture and digital identity verification software solutions, today announced that it has acquired ICAR, a leading provider of consumer identity verification solutions in Spain and Latin America, for an aggregate purchase price of up to €12.75 million (~US$15.0 million) paid in a combination of cash and shares of Mitek common stock. Read more »

New Atos Paper Outlines Major Advances in Cyber Security

Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, believes waiting for digital threats to materialise will soon be consigned to history as we enter a new age of predictive cyber security capability able to ward off cyber threats even before they occur. Read more »

Dragos, a Global Industrial Control System Cybersecurity Startup, Raises $10 Million in Series A Venture Capital

Dragos Inc., (pronounced Dray-gohs), an industrial control system (ICS) cybersecurity company made up of industry experts with the vision of securing global industrial infrastructure, announced today that it has received a $10 million Series A round of venture capital from co-lead investors Energy Impact Partners (EIP) and Allegis Capital, with additional support from DataTribe, a cybersecurity startup studio that initially funded Dragos. Read more »

Aeriandi expands secure voice services to offer NICE Nexidia Analytics

Aeriandi, a leading provider of secure voice services and NICE, a global leader in cloud and on-premises enterprise software solutions, including advanced customer analytics, have announced a strategic partnership.  Under the terms of the partnership, Aeriandi’s customers will have access to an easy to implement speech analytics solution that can analyse both real-time and archived calls. Read more »

TCV invests in AxiomSL

AxiomSL, the global leader for risk data management and regulatory reporting technology for the financial services industry, today announced that growth equity firm TCV has made a strategic investment in the company. This investment represents AxiomSL’s first institutional financing, having bootstrapped to scale since its founding in 1991. TCV’s investment will enable the company to accelerate growth and cement its position as the financial... more Read more »

DefenseStorm to Present Live Webinar on Measuring and Interpreting Risks with the FFIEC Cybersecurity Assessment Tool

DefenseStorm, a solution that fuses together technology and people to provide co-managed cybersecurity operations for financial institutions, will present a live webinar, “The FFIEC Cybersecurity Assessment Tool: Measuring and Interpreting Risks,” on July 18, 2017 at 3 p.m. ET. For free registration courtesy of DefenseStorm, apply discount code ‘defense0718’ at checkout.  Read more »

Gemalto and Dessmann Enhance Smart Lock Security with Mobile Convenience

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, is enabling security and reliable connectivity for Dessmann's new smart lock platform. The new solution from the global manufacturer of smart locks and safe boxes incorporates Gemalto's Machine Identification Modules (MIM) and Secure Elements (SE), empowering users to lock and unlock doors with their smartphones or create digital key chains for multiple locks. Read more »

DefenseStorm Hires Steve Soukup as Chief Revenue Officer

DefenseStorm, a solution that fuses together technology and people to provide co-managed cybersecurity operations for financial institutions, expands its management team by hiring industry veteran, Steve Soukup, as chief revenue officer. Read more »

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