At Black Hat USA 2022, Traceable AI announced enhanced capabilities to address more specific types of API attacks, including API abuse and misuse, fraud and malicious API bots, all of which contribute to serious data security and compliance challenges within organizations today. These additional capabilities enable organizations to detect, stop and eliminate these types of…

Titaniam, Inc., the industry’s most advanced data security platform, announced today the ‘State of Data Exfiltration & Extortion Report.’ The survey revealed that while over 70% of organizations have an existing set of prevention, detection, and backup solutions, nearly 40% of organizations have been hit with ransomware attacks in the last year, and more than…

A total of 28 cybersecurity-related mergers and acquisitions were announced in the first half of June 2022, the highest number for half a month since SecurityWeek started tracking M&A activity in January 2021. Acumera acquires Netsurion’s Secure Edge Networking business Managed network security solutions provider Acumera has bought Netsurion’s Secure Edge Networking business. Acumera has…

Ciphertex Data Security is introducing its new SecureNAS CX-160KHD-X model, which holds a 320TB, and its new CX-Linux ZFS operating system. These products provide a new level of safety, security, and portability for vital healthcare information, which is increasingly under attack by hackers desiring to capture and sell this valuable data or to hold it…

The State Auditor’s Office reassured 60,000 state employees on Monday that their pay would be deposited on Friday, WSAZ-TV reported. State officials learned two weeks ago that the attack took West Virginia’s payroll time and leave accounting system off line. Since then, the auditor’s staff has worked with payroll administrators in affected state agencies to…

The number of cybersecurity-related mergers and acquisitions announced in the past months has remained constant, with 40 deals announced in November 2021. November 1-7 Appsian Security acquires Q Software ERP data security and compliance firm Appsian Security acquired Q Software, which specializes in security and compliance solutions for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, JD Edwards World, and…

Common Sense Media released a report examining kids’ privacy trends and practices of hundreds of popular technology companies and products over the last five years. The report is the culmination of evaluating privacy policy data from 200 of the most popular companies and products aimed at children and students. The report finds some improvements for…

Data poisoning against security software that uses artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) is likely the next big cybersecurity risk. According to the RSA 2021 keynote presentation by Johannes Ullrich, dean of research of SANS Technology Institute, it’s a threat we should all keep an eye on. “One of the most basic threats when…

Google’s collaboration and productivity solution was already encrypting data, both when at rest and in transit, but the new feature is meant to provide additional control and ease of mind over the security of data. In addition to increasing the confidentiality of data, the feature also helps customers meet sovereignty and compliance requirements, as it…