For the first time in 17 years, day-to-day control at converged endpoint management provider Tanium rests outside the Hindawi family. The Seattle-area firm named former Tibco, BMC Software and Salesforce executive Dan Streetman as CEO to evolve Tanium's client-facing operations and partner strategy.
Illumio has extended its segmentation capabilities from servers and workloads to endpoints to minimize damage in the event of a ransomware attack, CEO Andrew Rubin says. The Silicon Valley-based company can now stop the spread of breaches and ransomware inside servers, cloud workloads and endpoints.
Radiant Logic has agreed to buy Brainwave to move from an attestation-based identity governance model to one that more rigorously ensures the appropriateness of credentials. Brainwave uses data and AI to tell customers where in the organization user identities are most likely to be out of sync.
Trellix will debut a console that offers endpoint, security operations and data protection capabilities and a plug-in for network detection and response. The company has moved FireEye's best-in-class detection engines to the cloud for NDR and examined how to address areas such as packet capture.
A review of internet of things manufacturers by Copper Horse shows that European companies fared the worst in having vulnerability disclosure policies. The European Commission has proposed legislation known as the Cyber Resilience Act that would make vulnerability disclosure policies mandatory.
The increased physical connectivity of digital assets has expanded the attack surface and added complexity for engineers in industrial environments, says Dragos CEO Robert Lee. More industrial automation and new systems have made it tougher for plant operators to conduct root cause analysis.
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Microsoft blamed an internal network configuration change for outages that disrupted access to Microsoft 365 services, including Microsoft Teams and Outlook, for users around the world. The change has been rolled back and additional infrastructure added to speed restoration, it says.
The European Parliament's Pegasus spyware committee heard draft recommendations calling for a ban on the commercial buying and selling of zero-day exploits and for an immediate moratorium on the sale and use of advanced spyware. The committee expects to finalize the recommendations this spring.
Forescout will have its fourth CEO since September 2020. It tapped former Malwarebytes COO and MobileIron CEO Barry Mainz to take over as its top leader. The company brought in Mainz to replace Wael Mohamed, who started as Forescout's CEO in March 2021 and announced his departure in October 2022.
Android malware highlighted by Dutch cybersecurity firm ThreatFabric shows the line between a banking Trojan and advanced spyware. The Trojan, dubbed Hook, can take a screenshot, simulate clicks and input swipe gesture commands. It can also take control of WhatsApp.
Legislation requiring vendors to design cybersecurity into their medical devices is a great first step to help healthcare entities, but organizations will still face major risks involving legacy medical gear for many years to come, says Daniel dos Santos, research leader at security firm Forescout.
Sophos will execute the second-largest round of layoffs of any security company in the current economic downturn, axing 450 workers amid a shift to MDR services. Sophos plans to reduce its staff by 10% in a move to balance growth and profitability in a challenging and uncertain economic environment.
Cybereason has gone all-in on helping customers mitigate threats beyond the endpoint to minimize the impact of ongoing SOC staffing challenges, CEO Lior Div says. The company's focus on tracking and following malicious operations sets Cybereason's approach to XDR apart from rivals.
A high-severity vulnerability patched by Google Chrome a few months ago allowed hackers to steal sensitive files such as crypto wallets. Hackers increasingly are targeting individuals and organizations that hold cryptocurrencies, writes Imperva security researcher Ron Masas, who discovered the flaw.