IT Security

Kroll Ontrack announces new version of its proprietary remote data recovery service

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Minneapolis, MN-based Kroll Ontrack, a provider of data recovery  and ediscovery, has announced the availability of a new version of its Ontrack Remote Data Recovery (RDR) software. RDR is a patented, proprietary service that provides a fast and secure solution for data loss situations. Utilizing the new version of RDR, Ontrack Data Recovery engineers can work more efficiently on a specific data loss problem, saving valuable time during the data recovery process.

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Allianz Cyber Protect helps companies defend against rising threat of cyber crime

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Cyber crime and data breaches cost the global economy about $445 billion annually, and it is estimated that more than 800 million individual records were affected by cyber crime in 2013. In response to the growing cyber criminality threatening Canadian companies, industrial insurance specialist Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) has launched Allianz Cyber Protect, a comprehensive suite of coverages with market leading capacity to protect a company in the event of a data loss or a cyber security incident.

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Intellicheck Mobilisa appoints William Georges and Jack Davis to its board of directors

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Port Townsend, WA-based Intellicheck Mobilisa, a provider of identity solutions and wireless security systems, has appointed William Georges and Jack Davis, Maj. Gen. USMC, to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. This brings the total number of board members to seven.

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80 percent of IT security professionals say they can detect a data breach on critical systems within a week, study says

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cyber_security

Portland, OR-based Tripwire, a provider of advanced threat, security and compliance solutions, has announced the results of a survey of 215 attendees at the Black Hat USA 2014 security conference in Las Vegas, NV.

Industry research shows most breaches go undiscovered for weeks, months or even longer. Despite this evidence, 51 percent of respondents said their organization could detect a data breach on critical systems in 24 to 48 hours, 18 percent said it would take three days and 11 percent said within a week.

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Intellicheck Mobilisa appoints William H. Roof to chief operating officer

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Port Townsend, WA-based Intellicheck Mobilisa, a provider of identity solutions and wireless security systems, has appointed William H. Roof, Ph.D. to chief operating officer, a newly created position, effective August 11. Roof previously served as the company’s senior vice president and chief scientist from May 2009 to April 2011.

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IronKey Secure USB devices protect against BadUSB malware

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cyber_security

Oakdale, MN-based Imation Corp, a global data storage and information security company, has announced that its IronKey Secure USB devices are not vulnerable to BadUSB malware that was revealed at Black Hat. BadUSB is the first USB malware designed to attack the device itself instead of attacking the data on the device. IronKey’s leadership in security, including its use of digital signatures in all controller firmware, makes its products immune to this new threat.

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STANLEY Security director of global product integration elected vice chairman of PSIA

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Indianapolis, IN-based STANLEY Security has announced that Joshua Jackson, director - Global Product Integration, has been elected as vice chairman of the Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA). Jackson will join new Chairman, Mohammad Soleimani, CTO and executive vice president of Kastle Systems, to help develop specifications for enabling standards-based sharing of digital data and intelligence throughout the physical security and enterprise ecosystems.

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Intellicheck Mobilisa wins contract to provide two TWIC readers to Port of Cleveland in Ohio

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Port Townsend, WA-based Intellicheck Mobilisa, a provider of identity solutions and wireless security systems, has been awarded a contract to provide two of its TWIC Plus IM2620 identification card readers to the Port of Cleveland in Ohio.

The contract is for a web-hosted TWIC reading system, similar to the one the company recently provided to the Port of Portland in Oregon. The readers will provide TWIC card authentication for reporting purposes to keep track of which personnel are entering the facility at specific times.

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LogRhythm introduces honeypot security analytics suite

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cyber_security

Boulder, CO-based LogRhythm, a security intelligence company, has released a new analytics suite that monitors honeypots to track would-be attackers, enabling customers to analyze nefarious tactics and generate targeted threat intelligence that facilitates an ongoing adaptive defense posture. The new Honeypot Security Analytics Suite is the latest in a series of innovations from LogRhythm Labs designed to expedite the detection, prioritization and response to advanced cyber threats.

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Security analytics significantly decrease false alerts, study finds

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cyber_security

A study by EMA Research found that organizations using security analytics and threat analytics are nearly two times as confident of detecting security issues and 90 percent report reduced false alerts compared to those not using these tools. The study titled The Evolution of Data Driven Security investigated how security and IT practitioners at all levels and in a variety of industries are managing the ever increasing data volumes and diversity.

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