Cyber Security

IST Launches Multi-Sector Ransomware Task Force (RTF)

The Institute for Security and Technology (IST) is launching a new Ransomware Task Force (RTF) to tackle this increasingly prevalent and destructive type of cybercrime. The RTF’s founding members understand that ransomware is too large of a threat for any one entity to address, and have come together to provide clear recommendations for both public and private action that will significantly reduce the threat posed by this criminal enterprise. uts.

NETSCOUT Introduces Cybersecurity Forensics for AWS Cloud Workloads

NETSCOUT SYSTEMS announced the extension of its Smart Perimeter Protection to AWS. The combination of NETSCOUT’s Cyber Investigator and CyberStream software with new AWS packet access services helps contain costs and achieve better efficiencies in mitigating novel security threats as enterprises move applications to the cloud. As the threat surface expands, the solution uses packet data and powerful cyber analytics to get to the root cause of cybersecurity issues quickly.

Hanwha’s Top 5 Video Surveillance Trends for 2021

Hanwha Techwin announced its top five key trend predictions for the security industry in 2020. They include AI moving to the edge, open platforms, cloud, cybersecurity, and privacy. Increased computing power along with improved AI algorithms are driving the trend towards AI and machine learning to be run on IoT devices instead of expensive and resource-hungry on-premises data servers. Next-generation security edge devices will be able to serve as sensors for detecting video data, radar, thermal imaging, and more.

Genetec Shares Results of Survey on the State of the Physical Security Industry During Pandemic

Genetec shared the results of a state of the industry report based on insights from over 1,000 physical security leaders. The report looks at how the physical security industry is reacting to the threat of COVID-19, how security professionals are coping, and how day-to-day operations and plans are affected for the coming year. Not surprisingly, the survey reveals that COVID-19 has led to a focus on security efforts to ensure the safety of people and facilities.

DigiCert Enterprise PKI Manager Enhances Security for Remote Workforces

Enterprise PKI Manager in DigiCert ONE from DigiCert, Inc., supports security for today’s increasingly remote workforces via certificate automation to authenticate employees and their devices at scale, and encrypt data. Working from home is here to stay, with Gartner reporting that 74% of CFOs are looking to shift some employees to permanent remote work. Digital certificates are a proven, widely adopted solution for strong authentication and are well supported by a variety of devices, platforms and operating systems.

Cobwebs Launches its Web Investigation Platform to Corporate Security Market

Cobwebs Technologies has launched the only available, fully automated web investigation platform capable of unified identity resolution to the corporate security market. The law enforcement grade platform’s AI and machine learning (ML)-powered algorithms’ ability to extract targeted intelligence from the web’s big data and deliver trustworthy threat intelligence is unprecedented. The Cobwebs web investigation platform works similarly to a search engine.

Hanwha Announces Wisenet X PTZ PLUS Cameras

Hanwha Techwin America has announced the launch of its new high definition Wisenet X PTZ PLUS cameras. Available immediately from Hanwha’s extensive network of resellers and systems integrators, the new cameras feature AI-based object tracking, precise PTZ control, improved pre-set accuracy, adaptive IR illumination and enhanced cyber security. Wisenet X PTZ PLUS cameras are able to capture forensic-level image quality at a distance of up to 650 feet.

Genetec is the Only VMS Vendor in the World to Hold UL Cybersecurity Certification for Security and Life Safety Signaling Systems

Genetec announced that Security Center Omnicast™, has received the UL 2900-2-3 Level 3 cybersecurity certification for the second year in a row. Genetec is currently the only VMS vendor in the world to have achieved this certification. The UL Cybersecurity Assurance Program (UL CAP) is a robust certification program that evaluates the security of network-connectable products and vendor processes.

IoT, Authentication and Cloud Services Drive Staggering Increase in PKI Adoption

Organizations are rapidly increasing the size, scope and scale of their data protection infrastructure, reflected in dramatic rises in adoption of public key infrastructure (PKI) across enterprises worldwide, according to new research from Entrust. PKI is at the core of nearly every IT infrastructure, enabling security for critical digital initiatives such as cloud, mobile device deployment, identities and the internet of things (IoT). IoT is the fastest growing trend driving PKI application deployment.

Open Systems is Named by Gartner in its 2020 Market Guide for Managed Detection and Response Services

Open Systems announced that it has been listed as a Representative Vendor in Gartner’s 2020 Market Guide for Managed Detection and Response Services1 (MDR). This news comes as the company’s recently launched MDR service has already won notable deals with several enterprise customers to protect more than 150 of their sites worldwide. MDR is an increasingly popular security option for enterprises.

LenelS2 Introduces Mobile Security User, a Security App for Everyone

LenelS2 announced the release of its Mobile Security User app that enhances safety, security and convenience. The Mobile Security User app offers a wide range of security features to LenelS2 NetBox™ ecosystem users. With the Mobile Security User app, employees can receive notifications from security personnel, utilize their phone as a mobile credential, escalate threat levels, self-muster during an evacuation event, and more.

Hanwha Receives UL Cybersecurity Certification for Wisenet 7 Cameras

Hanwha Techwin America announced that it has received the UL CAP (Cybersecurity Assurance Program) certification for its recently-launched range of IP cameras featuring Wisenet 7 SoC. The UL Cybersecurity Assurance Program (UL CAP) aims to minimize risks by creating standardized, testable criteria for assessing software vulnerabilities and weaknesses in embedded products and systems. This helps reduce exploitation, address known malware, enhance security controls, and expand security awareness.

The Role of Identity and Access Management in Decentralized Finance and Cryptocurrency

Identity Management Institute raises concerns over identity, access, and fraud risks in Decentralized Finance (DeFi) and cryptocurrency wallets. With the increasing use of cryptocurrency wallets and perhaps the inevitable arrival of a decentralized financial system, the foreseeable risks of identity theft and fraud must not be ignored. The most substantial risks in decentralized finance will be in the area of identity and access management.

OPTAGE and NanoLock to Enable Nationwide IoT Security in Japan

As a cyber company well-known for its powerful technology that can work with all devices regardless of CPU or operating system, NanoLock brings innovative and patented device-level protection and management to OPTAGE’s new service, providing device monitoring, alerts, and version upgrades, as well as enabling secure over-the-air updates. A new kind of managed cybersecurity service, OPTAGE’s offering will increase the security of IoT and connected devices while also reducing operational costs for device makers and OEMs.

Johnson Controls Introduces Tyco Software House iSTAR Edge G2

Johnson Controls is introducing a reliable, cyber-hardened IP edge access control device for up to four doors. One of the most powerful, flexible and secure edge access controllers, Tyco Software House iSTAR Edge G2 provides effortless upgrades from existing edge controllers, is OSDP compatible and supports embedded high assurance FICAM operation without additional third-party hardware, making it an ideal solution for both government and commercial users.

Hanwha’s Wisenet 7: Next Generation System on a Chip

Hanwha Techwin America will debut its next-generation Wisenet 7 SoC (System on Chip). Built from 30 years of innovation in video surveillance solutions, the highly anticipated announcement sees the continuation of the Wisenet line of custom-built SoCs designed specifically to address the unique challenges of the security market. New key features include industry-leading cybersecurity features, clear images in all lighting conditions, improved lens distortion correction, and more.

Verint to Host Webinar on Convergence of Fraud, Physical Security and AI

Verint Fraud and Security Solutions will host an hour-long webinar on Thursday, August 6 at 1:00 p.m. ET, during which several speakers will look at how shifting away from an autonomous security approach to a more structured convergence model can help mitigate cyber and physical security vulnerabilities, and how new technologies like AI factor into today’s converged security models. Organizations are facing a glutton of cyber and physical threats: hacking, phishing, data breaches, identity theft and beyond.

Smarter Cybersecurity and Enhanced AI Integration with Synectics’ Synergy 3

Synectics has announced a series of new customer-driven capabilities in its advanced Synergy 3 command and control platform to deliver unparalleled system protection, incident detection, and third-party integrations. Synergy 3 is an intelligent surveillance and security solution, integral to the efficient operation of control rooms around the world. The latest Synergy 3 update focuses on the delivery of real-time data and systems integrity in line with rapidly evolving customer and industry concerns.

Genetec Cites Unified Platform and Focus on Cybersecurity and Privacy as Core to its Recognition as the Worldwide Leader in Video Surveillance Software.

According to latest research from its video surveillance and analytics intelligence service Omdia, Genetec continues to build its position as the world’s number one developer of video surveillance software with a widening share of the market. Overall, Genetec grew at three times the pace of the market and demonstrated the fastest growth of all leading software companies across all geographies based on Omdia reported 2018 and 2019 data.

Don’t Let Hackers Steal Your Personal Identify

Your personal identity (PI) is any identification, presented in numbers, icons or letters, that is used to describe you and only you. Your phone number, email address, Social Security number, and a host of other identifiers distinguish you from your neighbor, a fellow in Sri Lanka or your sister. Using any of the above should help differentiate you from others. Since too many people can have the same name, birth date, password or other descriptors, the above should further discern that it’s you, not somebody else with your PI.