cloud security

Thales Advises Companies to Be More Careful During Digital Transformation

Thales Advises Companies to Be More Careful During Digital Transformation

Thales has released its 2020 Data Threat Report, which suggests that organizations need to be more careful when going through a digital transformation. The report specifically found that companies that were the furthest along in their digital transformation were the most likely to have experienced a breach at some point in the past year. The…

Entrust Datacard and nCipher to Display Wares at 2020 RSA Conference

Entrust Datacard and nCipher to Display Wares at 2020 RSA Conference

Entrust Datacard and nCipher Security will both be showing off their wares at the upcoming 2020 RSA Conference at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. nCipher is an Entrust Datacard subsidiary, and develops the hardware security modules (HSMs) that are used in Entrust Datacard’s enterprise digital security solutions. To that end, the nCipher HSMs allow…

HPE Announces Acquisition of Native Security Startup Scytale

HPE Announces Acquisition of Native Security Startup Scytale

Hewlitt Packard Enterprises (HPE) has announced the acquisition of cloud native security startup Scytale, though neither company has disclosed the acquisition price. Scytale, which is built on the open-source Secure Production Identity Framework for Everyone (SPIFFE) protocol, works to ensure applications know when it’s OK to share information with each other when no human intervention…

Millions of Child-Tracking Smartwatches Exposed in Cloud Flaw: Report

Millions of Child-Tracking Smartwatches Exposed in Cloud Flaw: Report

An exclusive report from TechCrunch says that over 47 million connected devices, including GPS smartwatches marketed toward children, are vulnerable to hacking due to major flaws in the cloud platform that supports the devices. Earlier this year, researches found that a number of children’s smartwatches sold on Amazon and manufactured by the same White Label…

Secret Double Octopus Wraps its Arms Around Asigra

Secret Double Octopus Wraps its Arms Around Asigra

Asigra is enhancing its cloud backup platform with password-free authentication from Secret Double Octopus. The new partnership will increase the security of Asigra’s Cloud Backup Evolved and is intended to mitigate the threat posed by ransomware attacks.    “In today’s hostile cyber environment, keeping client data secure in the cloud has to be top priority,”…

Samsung SDS Bolsters its Cloud Security Offerings

Samsung SDS Bolsters its Cloud Security Offerings

Samsung SDS has updated its cloud security service in a move that anticipates a future workplace that is more digital than analog. Citing research that suggests that the cloud will handle 83 percent of enterprise workloads by 2023, the company has adopted a three-pronged approach that uses AI to detect and prevent intrusion while monitoring…

IntelliTrust Authentication Now Available On Microsoft Azure Active Directory Platform

IntelliTrust Authentication Now Available On Microsoft Azure Active Directory Platform

“…IntelliTrust is designed to enable end users to use their smartphones as virtual smart cards, with soft tokens and biometrics used for authentication.” Entrust Datacard‘s IntelliTrust Authentication Service is now available as part of the Microsoft Azure Active Directory cloud platform. The integration arrives alongside the news that Entrust Datacard has joined the Microsoft Intelligent Security…

NXP Announces Security Chip for Google’s IoT Cloud Service

NXP Announces Security Chip for Google’s IoT Cloud Service

NXP Semiconductors has announced a new security solution for the Internet of Things. Dubbed the “A71CH”, it’s an authentication chip designed for integration into IoT devices, in which it will sign a secure token for validation by Google’s Cloud IoT Core networking service. The device’s credentials are “pre-injected” into the authentication solution, while public keys…