IBM Advances Cloud Pak for Security to Manage Threats Across Tools, Teams & Clouds | News

ARMONK, N.Y., Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — IBM (NYSE: IBM) Security today announced new and upcoming capabilities for Cloud Pak for Security, including a first of its kind data security solution that allows companies to detect, respond to and protect against threats to their most sensitive data across hybrid cloud environments. Designed to unify previously disconnected security technologies, IBM has expanded Cloud Pak for Security to include new data sources, integrations, and services that allow security operations teams to manage the full threat lifecycle from a single console.

With these upcoming capabilities,1 Cloud Pak for Security will include access to six threat intelligence feeds, 25 pre-built connections to IBM and third-party data sources, and 165 case management integrations – which are connected through advanced AI to prioritize threats, and automation playbooks to streamline response actions for security teams.

As cloud adoption and remote work have dispersed the traditional

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Orca Security Research Reveals How Software Industry Unwittingly Distributes Virtual Appliances with Known Vulnerabilities

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Software vendors are often distributing their wares on virtual appliances with exploitable and fixable vulnerabilities, and running on outdated or unsupported operating systems:

  • The Orca Security research study found 401,571 total vulnerabilities in scanning 2,218 virtual appliance images from 540 software vendors.

  • The research has started to move the cloud security industry to a safer future. Since alerting vendors of these risks, 287 products have been updated and 53 removed from distribution, leading to 36,938 discovered vulnerabilities being addressed.

  • For example, Dell EMC issued a critical security advisory; Cisco published fixes to 15 found security risks; and IBM, Symantec, Kaspersky Labs, Oracle, Splunk, ZOHO and Cloudflare all removed outdated or vulnerable virtual appliances.

The “Orca Security 2020 State of Virtual Appliance Security” report found that as evolution to the cloud is accelerated by digital transformation across industries, keeping virtual appliances patched and secured has fallen behind. The report

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SecurityHQ, Managed Security Services Provider, Named as Supplier on Crown Commercial Service’s (CCS) G-Cloud 12 Framework

LONDON, Oct. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — SecurityHQ is a 5th Gen Security Operations Centre, powered by Gartner’s #1 rated SIEM with User Behaviour Analytics, SOAR, and Intelligence, driven by an army of 200+ expert analysts.

SecurityHQ, Managed Security Services Provider, Named as Supplier on Crown Commercial Service's (CCS) G-Cloud 12 Framework (PRNewsfoto/SecurityHQ)
SecurityHQ, Managed Security Services Provider, Named as Supplier on Crown Commercial Service’s (CCS) G-Cloud 12 Framework (PRNewsfoto/SecurityHQ)

Named as a supplier on Crown Commercial Service’s (CCS) G-Cloud 12 framework, SecurityHQ is not just the ONLY 5th Gen SOC provider on G-Cloud, but also provides:

  • The only turnkey MDR service, powered by IBM QRadar & Resilient on G-Cloud

  • Bespoke MDR services, tailored to fit client needs

  • Powerful analytics and reporting

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) supports the public sector to achieve maximum commercial value when procuring common goods and services. Now public sector companies can procure SecurityHQ services via Digital Marketplace.

“At a time when UK Government organisations continue to be targeted by cyber adversaries, both

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IDC MarketScape Names Accenture a Leader in Managed Security Services

Accenture Security recognized for its global, comprehensive, and scalable portfolio of services

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a Leader in the latest IDC MarketScape analysis of managed security services (MSS) providers.

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Accenture has been positioned as a Leader in the latest IDC MarketScape analysis of managed security services (MSS) providers. (Graphic: Business Wire)

The report — “IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Managed Security Services 2020 Vendor Assessment” (Doc #US46235320, September 2020) — offers an assessment of 17 service providers of MSS, analyzing quantitative and qualitative characteristics that define current market demands and expected buyer needs.

The IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors or industry-specific vendors can be meaningfully compared.

Among Accenture’s notable strengths the report cites are:

  • the company’s ability to complement

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Karr Technology Solutions Introduces Layered Cyber Security Solutions for Businesses – Press Release

Currently, the computer support service provider takes pride in offering affordable IT services. The company specializes in managed IT services, IT support, cyber security, network cabling, hardware maintenance, VOIP phones, and technical support.

Edinburg, TX – Karr Technology Solutions, a top-rated computer service provider, has recently introduced layered security solutions for businesses. The IT Support Company in Edinburg understands and knows the importance of having managed IT services. The team also knows that a security solution is one of the vital aspects of managed IT services. That’s why they have introduced layered cyber security solutions for businesses. The cyber security solutions are meant to protect businesses from online attacks and threats.

Karr Technology Solutionsalso boasts of a team of well experienced and skilled professionals who prides in expert IT services. The IT Support Company in Edinburg says that they have knowledgeable and experienced staff who always protect business data.

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WATCH: FBI Director Wray, national security officials testify on Homeland Security threats

FBI Director Christopher Wray testified about homeland security threats Sept. 24 before the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

Watch the hearing in the video player above.

Christopher Miller, director of the National Counterterrorism Center and Ken Cuccinelli, acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, also testified at the hearing.

President Donald Trump said he was bothered by FBI Director Chris Wray’s testimony before the House last week that antifa is an ideology, not an organization.

“The fact is that antifa is a bad group,” said Trump on Sept. 18 on the White House driveway before departing for Minnesota.

“They’re criminals and they’re anarchists and they’re agitators and they’re looters and rioters and everything else, they’re bad. And when a man doesn’t say that, that bothers me. I wonder why he’s not saying that.”

Wray did not dispute in his testimony Sept. 17 before Congress that

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Global Information Technology (IT) Security as a Service Market

Information Technology (IT) Security as a Service Market

New York, United States – The Information Technology (IT) Security as a Service Market has developed swiftly in recent years and has made a significant contribution to the global financial situation in terms of growth rate, market share, and sales generation. The report titled “Information Technology (IT) Security as a Service Market Report” is an analytical study that presents a comprehensive explanation of the industry along with information on significant aspects of the market. This covers market demands, major market players, profitable trading tactics, and a futuristic outlook.

The report includes changes in Information Technology (IT) Security as a Service market dynamics and demand patterns associated with the current COVID-19 pandemic. The report gives an in-depth analysis of the growth prospects, business area, and futuristic scope based on the impact of COVID-19 on the overall growth of the industry. The study report

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A Bright Light in Security Systems

The Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight is an easy way to add brightness and a smart motion-sensing camera to your home or garage without running wires.

You can use this smart floodlight on its own, or pair it with Arlo wireless cameras and the Arlo Video doorbell. Alone or with the doorbell, we love the smart notifications, simple installation, and bright light that the Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight delivers.

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While many competitors require you to install their floodlight in a spot where you already have one or to run wires, the Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight is battery powered and connects to Wi-Fi or an optional Arlo Base Station, so that you can place it anywhere you want.

It has the best floodlight camera I’ve tested. I was able to install it in minutes and set up the motion zones quickly, so my family could enjoy the security that its brightness offers

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A Robust Tech Sector Is Critical To U.S. National Security

Tech dominates business news these days the way Trump dominates political news. And with good reason: technologies spawned by the information revolution such as the internet and smartphones are transforming every feature of the global economy.

This tidal wave of change is comparable to the coming of steam power and electrification in its potential to shape the course of civilization. We are just at the beginning and thus can barely imagine what innovations like artificial intelligence, gene editing and quantum computing may mean for the future, but it is already clear that the impact will be profound.

Like any other upheaval, the information revolution will produce winners and losers. One area where the shift could be pronounced is national security. America’s ability to remain the world’s leading military power is by no means assured. Other countries, most notably China, are leveraging new technology to become credible rivals.

Against that backdrop,

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Cyber Security, Cloud Computing And IoT

Cutting-edge technologies have been reshaping the business world, even before the pandemic

The pandemic has unquestionably given a ripe ground to front line advancements that will end up being the standard in the future

Cyber security, cloud computing, IoT and data-related domains, will continue to contribute to the world economy and will emerge as the next booming domains in the IT sector

Since the outbreak of the novel Coronavirus and nationwide lockdown, our dependency on digital technology has increased exponentially. We are forced to evolve as individuals and as a society, prepare ourselves for the future and cope with it. Cutting-edge technologies have been reshaping the business world, even before the pandemic. Now, with working remotely and increased screen time, even the individuals who were a long way behind in terms of technology had to get on board and adopt digital technology to step up their game.

Sectors like cyber

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