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Justifying your 2021 cybersecurity budget

Sitting in the midst of an unstable economy, a continued public health emergency, and facing an uptick in successful cyber attacks, CISOs find themselves needing to enhance their cybersecurity posture while remaining within increasingly scrutinized budgets. Senior leadership recognizes the value of cybersecurity but understanding how to best allocate...

Incident management tools and processes insufficient to enable innovation

Enterprise digital transformation budgets continue to increase despite a recession, developers find it challenging to innovate and standard incident management tools and processes hinder digital service resilience, an xMatters research reveals. Digital service resilience is the ability to recover quickly, adapt and learn from incidents such as outages...

Google offers high-risk Chrome users additional scanning of risky files

Google is providing a new “risky files” scanning feature to Chrome users enrolled in its Advanced Protection Program (APP). About the Advanced Protection Program Google introduced the Advanced Protection Program in 2017. It’s primarily aimed at users whose accounts are at high risk of compromise through targeted attacks – journalists, human rights and...

Improving privacy of a global genomic data sharing network

A Case Western Reserve University computer and data sciences researcher is working to shore up privacy protections for people whose genomic information is stored in a vast global collection of vital, personal data. Erman Ayday pursued novel methods for identifying and analyzing privacy vulnerabilities in the genomic data sharing network known commonly...

What’s causing uncertainty about election security?

Confidence levels in securing the election are low, and declining, according to an ISACA survey of more than 3,000 IT governance, risk, security and audit professionals in the US. While federal, state and local governments continue to harden election infrastructure technical controls and security procedures, 56 percent of respondents are less confident...

Ongoing and initial costs top list of barriers to 5G implementation

5G is set to deliver higher data transfer rates for mission-critical communications and will allow massive broadband capacities, enabling high-speed communication across various applications such as the Internet of Things (IoT), robotics, advanced analytics and artificial intelligence. According to a study from CommScope, only 46% of respondents feel...

Docker Enterprise Container Cloud helps enterprises ship code faster on public and private clouds

Docker Enterprise Container Cloud offers enterprises unprecedented speed to ship code faster on public clouds and on premise infrastructure. It simplifies Kubernetes with one consistent cloud experience for developers and operators across public and private clouds, with complete app and devops portability. “Docker Enterprise Container Cloud and Lens...

Trustwave Fusion platform now also hosted on Amazon Web Services GovCloud

Trustwave announced the Trustwave Fusion platform is now also hosted on Amazon Web Services (AWS) GovCloud, providing U.S. government agencies and suppliers threat detection and response services to help address the constantly shifting threat landscape while meeting stringent U.S. Federal government security requirements. The cloud-native Trustwave...

JupiterOne raises $19M to help companies automate asset discovery, visibility and compliance

JupiterOne announced $19 million in venture funding to help companies automate asset discovery, visibility and compliance as a critical foundation for cyber security. JupiterOne closes an important gap for CISOs, security operations, and compliance officers by providing automated, accurate and actionable visibility to their global asset inventory. The...

Safari 14: New privacy and security features

Apple has released Safari 14, which features many functional improvements, a Privacy Report that shows all the trackers the browser has neutralized, and and does not support Adobe Flash anymore. New features Safari 14 sports a redesign of the tab bar, which now displays site favicons by default and previews of the contents of some pages (when the user...

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