Tag Archives: cyber threats

Ivanti Acquires RiskSense to Revolutionize the Patch Management Market, Combat Cyber Threats; CEO Jim Schaper Quoted

Ivanti Acquires RiskSense

Ivanti announced on Monday that the company has acquired RiskSense, a pioneer in risk-based vulnerability management and prioritization, in an undisclosed transaction to drive the next evolution of patch management. “Ivanti has been a leader in patch management for many years, but the acquisition of RiskSense will take our capabilities to an even higher level,” said Jim Schaper, Ivanti chairman and CEO. 

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Hypori Releases Top Mobile Device Cybersecurity Safety Trends to Watch in 2021

Enterprise Data Strategy

Hypori Virtual Mobility, Intelligent Waves' subsidiary that specializes in securing BYOD devices of critically sensitive data, has released its “Top Mobile Device Cybersecurity Safety Trends to Watch in 2021,” What Employers and Employees Need to Know to Stay Safe. Hypori’s report has addressed mobile device security trends, including long-term strategies, effective digital tools, location independence to support remote work and resilience against global cybersecurity threats.

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Anne Neuberger, Director of NSA Cybersecurity Directorate, Discusses Cyber Threats for Upcoming Elections

Anne Neuberger

Anne Neuberger, director of the National Security Agency's (NSA) Cybersecurity Directorate and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, recently discussed details the agency's priorities to enhance election security for the upcoming polls. 

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VMware Publishes “Extended Enterprise Under Threat” Cybersecurity Report; Rick McElroy Quoted

Rick McElroy

VMware has released a cybersecurity threat report, “Extended Enterprise Under Threat,” based on a survey of 250 U.S. chief information officers (CIOs), chief technology officers (CTOs) and chief information security officers (CISOs), the company reported on Tuesday

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Deloitte Releases White Paper Outlining Data on Government Ransomware Attacks; Srini Subramanian, Deborah Golden Quoted

Deloitte’s Center for Government Insights has released "Ransoming Government: What state and local government can do to break free from ransomware attacks” that has analyzed ransomware attacks on state and local governments, the company announced on Wednesday.

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USCYBERCOM Shifts Focus to Interagency, International Collaboration

U.S. Cyber Command is focusing on how to help other federal government components address cyber threats from foreign adversaries, Fedscoop reported Wednesday. Brig. Gen. Timothy Haugh, leader of USCYBERCOM's Cyber National Mission Force, said that mission outcomes depend on how the country aids foreign and domestic industry partners in protecting national assets during a recent Atlantic Council event. 

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State Department Issues Recommendations for U.S. Cyber Resilience

The State Department has introduced objectives and international engagement recommendations for President Donald Trump to launch efforts in protecting the cyber interests of the U.S. State Secretary Mike Pompeo said Thursday the objectives reflect the federal government’s initiatives in encouraging foreign partners to address virtual threats to modernize cybersecurity approaches …

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Senate Bill Would Direct DHS to Assist State, Local Agencies in Cybersecurity Efforts

Sens. Gary Peters (D-Michigan) and David Perdue (R-Georgia) have introduced a bill that would require the Department of Homeland Security to help state and local authorities address cyber threats, Nextgov reported Thursday. Joseph Marks writes the bill would direct the DHS’ main cyber operations unit to cooperate with non-federal government officials in efforts to identify potential cyber …

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