The Security Industry Association (SIA) has just released its 2013-14 winter edition of SIA Technology Insights.
IDV Solutions, the Lansing, Michigan-based enterprise risk visualization software company, will celebrate its 10th anniversary on Wednesday, January 22, 2014. The company announced today that it has secured a second round of financing from Plymouth Ventures to fuel future expansion and growth. IDV Solutions was founded by Mark Morrison and Ian Clemens, and had its first office in Grand Ledge, Michigan.
Lumension Security, an endpoint management and security company, and Qualys, a provider of cloud security and compliance solutions, have announced a partnership to provide customers with comprehensive vulnerability assessment and patch management solutions.
Mail1Click, from Dubai-based Kryptotel, is offering a free, cross-platform e-mail solution for individuals and businesses that the company says is near hack-proof. It also offers both a Web utility and a downloadable application for Android, iOS, and Windows operating systems.
Senators Tom Carper (D-DE) and Roy Blunt (R-MO) reintroduced legislation last week aimed to protect consumers from identity theft and account fraud and to establish a common set of data breach laws across the U.S. for private and public organizations. The legislation comes shortly after another, similar piece of legislation was introduced by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT).
D3 Security, a Vancouver, BC, reporting and case management software provider, has announced the introduction of a comprehensive web-based software solution designed for IT forensics investigators.
Tripwire, a Portland, OR-based provider of risk-based security and compliance management solutions, and Boston-based CORE Security, which provides predictive security intelligence solutions, have formed a partnership to provide more comprehensive threat and vulnerability risk management to customers.
Panda Security, a cloud security company, has named Diego Navarrete as CEO. Navarette was previously at IBM, where he was director of the company’s Security Systems division in Europe. At IBM, which he joined in 1998, he occupied positions including director of the company’s Cloud and Server Infrastructure business division for southwest Europe, a position he held from 2009 to 2012.
Forty-one percent of government employees are putting themselves and their agencies at risk due to insecure mobile device practices, according to a study from the Alexandria, VA-based Mobile Work Exchange (MWE) and Cisco Systems, of San Jose, CA.
Homeland security subcommittee approves the National Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection Act of 2013
The Homeland Security Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies has approved the National Cyber Security and Critical Infrastructure Protection Act of 2013. The legislation primarily aims to fortify and codify many of the pre-existing national cyber security initiatives while prohibiting new regulatory authority at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). It also allows private entities to interact with federal authorities to increase the level of cybersecurity across the board.
|Event Details||Dates of Event|
|Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience Europe||Feb 12 - 13|