QWERX Announces Mark Pecen as Chief Strategy Officer

QWERX, Inc., a software company that delivers secure, quantum-proof enterprise machine identity management, welcomes Mark Pecen as Chief Strategy Officer. Pecen is a pioneer in wireless technology and the inventor of more than 100 fundamental patents in wireless communication, networking and computing. He brings over 35 years of thought leadership in the Information and Communications … Read more

PureVPN Sharing Happiness This Christmas With 82% Off

Christmas is all about spreading joy and creating special moments with your loved ones. PureVPN wants to do just that by offering a massive 82% discount on its 2-year deal. Availing this offer means that new users will only have to pay $47.76 to enjoy two years of PureVPN. This comes down to just $1.99 per … Read more

Mimecast: The Rise of Ransomware During the COVID-19 Pandemic

It’s no secret ransomware attacks are on the rise. In the last decade, cybercrime has grown as a sizable threat to corporate and national security. Ransomware attacks, especially, skyrocketed in the last two years alone. This increase is due in no small part to the changes in the economy and technology caused by COVID-19.  Ransomware … Read more

Information Security Forum Predicts 4 Disruptions Likely to Succeed in 2022

The Information Security Forum (ISF), the foremost independent, nonprofit cybersecurity association with nearly 500 corporate members, today identified four pervasive threats organizations need to be prepared for in the New Year. The ISF sees a number of organizational threats on tap for the foreseeable future, including more disruptive cyberattacks like ransomware, an expanding attack surface brought … Read more

Should Companies Pay to Settle Ransomware Attacks?

iQuanti: Ransomware attacks that are notoriously difficult to stop increased in the last few years. Victims include companies of all sizes and industries, but some of the largest or most damaging have impacted gas pipelines, banks, and hospitals. Their invisible paper trail and growing frequency even worry seasoned cybersecurity experts. Consequently, the threat of a … Read more

Understanding the Difference Between Ransomware and Killware

iQuanti: Ransomware attacks are one of the biggest threats to cybersecurity in the last twenty years. They can harm companies, organizations, and individuals, but even ransomware attacks aren’t the end of our worries.  Malware attacks with the sole intent of causing harm or even death is a rising threat. This cybercrime, known as “killware,” is … Read more

How Universities Can Modernize Their Ransomware Protection

iQuanti: Ransomware attacks against universities are a growing problem. As most schools don’t have an airtight IT network or cybersecurity strategy, they become an easy target for cybercriminals who look to access their wealth of personal data. However, there are approaches universities can take to safeguard their information and prepare their staff and students with … Read more

Asylon Robotics Set to Unveil New Security Robotics Capabilities With DroneDog

Asylon, Inc., the only full-service American robotic perimeter security company, is set to demonstrate DroneDog live on December 15. During the demonstration, two guests will have complete control over the DroneDog — physically located in Norristown, Pennsylvania —without leaving their respective offices around the country. Earlier this year, Asylon partnered with Boston Dynamics, creators of … Read more

Adaptiva Receives ISO 27001 and 27017 Security Certifications

Adaptiva today announced that it has attained ISO 27001 and ISO 27017 certifications for all of its software and cloud services. The ISO 27001 certification demonstrates that Adaptiva has invested in the people, processes and technology to build highly secure products that protect customer environments. The ISO 27017 certification is more specific to cloud environments … Read more

Chainguard Raises $5 Million From Amplify Partners to Fix Software Supply-Chain Security

Chainguard, Inc., a supply chain security startup, today announced it raised $5 million in a Seed Funding round led by Amplify Partners and a number of angels including, Eric Brewer, VP at Google; Maya Kaczorowski, Product at Tailscale; Brandon Phillips, former CTO at CoreOS; Stephen Augustus, Head of Open Source at Cisco; Joe Duffy, CEO of Pulumi; Solomon Boulos, former Google … Read more