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The Open Tech Pledge Movement to Increase Representation of Marginalized Persons on Boards and C-Level Positions in Tech (BusinessWire) The Open Tech Pledge Movement to Increase Representation of Marginalized Persons on Boards and C-Level Positions in Tech

Accenture, Avanade Join Dell, Microsoft, VMware in 5G Open Innovation Lab (ChannelE2E) Accenture, Avanade, Ericsson and Spirent have joined the 5G Open Innovation Lab, a global innovation ecosystem for 5G and edge solutions.

Deep Instinct IPO Rumors Swirl As Cybersecurity Company Gains Attention (Market Realist) As ransomware attacks become more common, Deep Instinct is getting attention. Will the cybersecurity company IPO?

Theta Lake Joins the Wells Fargo Accelerator Program (Theta Lake) New collaboration expands innovation focus on compliance and security for modern chat, video, and voice compliance   Santa Barbara, CA — June 29, 2021 — Theta…

$12 Billion Government Contractor Booz Allen Facilitates Ransomware Payments—Even Though The FBI Says Never Pay (Forbes) The consulting firm helps ransomware victims negotiate with hackers will facilitate payments to cybercriminals to reopen breached businesses. The federal government advises against paying, especially when there’s the risk of giving money to America’s adversaries.

TikTok insiders say social media company is tightly controlled by Chinese parent ByteDance (CNBC) Former TikTok employees say there is cause for concern when it comes to the popular social media app’s Chinese parent company.

‘No changes’ to Dell-VMware partner synergies (CRN Australia) Channel chief says go-to-market strategies will remain fully intact.

Crypto’s Top V.C. Is Playing the Long Game (NYTimes) Katie Haun, a co-chair of Andreessen Horowitz’s new $2.2 billion crypto fund, is betting that the blockchain will be as big as the internet.

Investors Eye Emerging Cybersecurity Space As APIs Explode (Crunchbase News) With venture capital flowing into the cybersecurity space at a record level, investors continue to hunt for the next big thing — and that could be looking at how applications talk to each other

GSA Announces Award of $2.1B NOAA Mission IT Services BPA; Laura Stanton Quoted (GovCon Wire) Looking for the latest GovCon News? Check out our story: GSA Announces Award of $2.1B NOAA Mission IT Services BPA. Click to read more!

Ocean Bay Wins $167M DEA Support Contract (GovCon Wire) Looking for the latest GovCon News? Check out our story: Ocean Bay Wins $167M DEA Support Contract. Click to read more!

Report: Region’s growing cybersecurity cluster continues to face talent shortage (San Diego Union-Tribune) San Diego Regional EDC study highlights economic impact of cybersecurity sector, which equates to 23 Comic-Con conventions

Andreessen Horowitz Goes Ham on Crypto with a New $2.2B Fund (Wired) After its wildly successful Coinbase exit, the VC firm signals its commitment to cryptocurrencies with a third fund.

Amazon launching global competition to find and fix 1 million software bugs (ZDNet) Participants in AWS BugBust can win a free trip to AWS re:Invent 2021 in Las Vegas, competing over searching and fixing over a million bugs.

Fast Growth Company Authlo Announces Seed Raise (MarketWatch) Jun 24, 2021 (AB Digital via COMTEX) —
San Francisco, CA – June 24, 2021 – Authlo, the platform that helps consumers and businesses authenticate in the…

Most businesses to accelerate data security investments in 2021 (Help Net Security) Findings from more than 600 executives reveal key insights on the impact of data security investments on AI and advanced analytics.

Microsoft joins Space ISAC to support cybersecurity (SpaceNews) Microsoft announced plans June 23 to join the Space Information Sharing and Analysis Center (ISAC), an organization focused on collecting, analyzing and disseminating information on vulnerabilities, incidents and threats.

Want in on the next $100B in cybersecurity? (TechCrunch) There are massive opportunities for business value creation in cybersecurity. Many unicorns will be built in these spaces, and there are a few specific areas worth betting on.

US Cyber Games Announces Winners of the 2021 US Cyber Open Competition and Top 50 Leaderboard (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — The first phase of the inaugural US Cyber Games™ is over. Nearly 700 athletes registered for the US Cyber Open Capture-the-Flag event. The top…

Ghana’s wolf_hunters Take Top Honours in the Africa Cyber Defense Forum’s Cyberlympics 2021 (CompTIA) 56 teams competed in the continent-wide cybersecurity event supported by technology industry group CompTIA

Products, Services, and Solutions

R3 Announces Partnership With Payments Network OneHypernet (R3) OneHypernet to build multilateral netting solution using R3 platforms, Corda and Conclave, emphasizing a growing demand for privacy-enhancing solutions.

MariaDB Collaborates With AWS to Deliver SkySQL on AWS (MariaDB) The collaboration between MariaDB and AWS ensures massive scalability and availability for businesses deploying a high-performance DBaaS on AWS.

Internet Noise Contributing to Unnecessary Alert Overload for SOC Teams (Dark Reading) Cyber security’s comprehensive news site is now an online community for security professionals, outlining cyber threats and the technologies for defending against them.

Össur Builds Modern, Zero Trust Security Framework with Citrix® (BusinessWire) As a leading provider of prosthetics and orthotics, Össur is dedicated to improving people’s mobility so they can live life without limitations. When

NetSTAR Celebrates 20 Years of Unrivaled Global Leadership Experience in Internet Categorization (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — NetSTAR Inc, the global leader in OEM integrated solutions for URL categorization, web and SaaS app categorization, and threat intelligence,…

Swimlane Becomes System of Record for Cybersecurity with Latest Release (BusinessWire) Latest release of Swimlane enables security operations teams to bridge the divide between data overload and true end-to-end security automation.

Confluera Enhances Cloud Detection and Response Solution with GreyNoise Anti-Threat Intelligence (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — Confluera, the leading provider of next-generation cloud detection and response, today announced the integration of GreyNoise Intelligence into…

STEP CG and Elisity Announce Strategic Partnership to Resell Zero Trust Edge and IoT/OT Security (BusinessWire) STEPcg (, an award winning, managed IT, Security, and Cloud Services provider has added Cognitive Trust™ pioneer Elisity (www.elisity.c

Buoyant Introduces Buoyant Cloud: The Best Way to Run Linkerd in Mission-critical Environments (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — Buoyant, the creators of the world’s lightest and fastest service mesh, Linkerd, today announced the public beta release of Buoyant Cloud, the…

TCS enhances Quartz for enabling more secure Crypto and Digital Assets transactions; Stock rises 1% (India Infoline) Quartz leverages Thales Luna Hardware Security Modules that provide secure encryption, signing and authentication services to protect cryptographic keys against compromise.

Check Point Software Enhances Hybrid Data Center Security Portfolio (MSSP Alert) Check Point Software updates Quantum hybrid data center security portfolio to help organizations manage workloads across data center & cloud environments.

Flashpoint Named Key Partner Of Palo Alto Networks’ New Cortex XSOAR (AiThority) Flashpoint, the globally trusted leader in actionable threat intelligence, announces its early adoption and support of Palo Alto Networks’

GOFBA Launches Chat, a Secure Communication Platform to Provide a Safer Online Experience (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — GOFBA, a leading secure search engine and communication platform, announced today the launch of GOFBA Chat and a digital communication platform…

Press Release: Airlock Digital signs major health & wellness group as ransomware and cyber attacks lead consumer enterprises to adopt Essential Eight (PRWire) PRWire is Australia’s news wire for company announcements and media releases

ExtraHop Experts Contribute Network Detection and Response Expertise to MITRE ATT&CK Framework (BusinessWire) ExtraHop Contributes Network Security Expertise to MITRE ATT&CK Framework

HID Global Expands Physical Access Control Credential Choice with Industry’s Most Feature-Rich MIFARE® DESFire® Product-Based Credential (Yahoo Finance) AUSTIN, Texas, June 29, 2021–HID Global announces the most feature-rich implementation of the latest MIFARE DESFire EV3 credential.

CUJO AI Unveils the Future of Connected Living, Extends Digital Life Protection Outside the Home Network (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — CUJO AI, the global leader of cutting-edge cybersecurity and network intelligence solutions for network operators today announced that the…

McAfee Powers Holistic Home Security for CenturyLink Customers (BusinessWire) McAfee Corp. (Nasdaq: MCFE) – McAfee and CenturyLink, a communications company providing fiber internet and voice services to small businesses and con

Flashpoint Named Key Partner of Palo Alto Networks’ New Cortex XSOAR Threat Intelligence Management 2.0 Helping Security Teams Tackle Global Threats at Unprecedented Scale (BusinessWire) Flashpoint announces support of Palo Alto Networks’ Cortex XSOAR Threat Intelligence Management 2.0, 360-degree threat visibility for joint customers

Untangle Addresses Need For Threat Prevention at the Network Edge with Launch of SD-WAN Router 3.1 (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — Untangle® Inc., a leader in comprehensive network security for small-to-medium businesses (SMBs) and distributed enterprises, today announced…

Threat Stack Announces Enhanced Compliance Functions to Accelerate Audits with New Reporting (BusinessWire) Threat Stack announced 2 new product capabilities to the Threat Stack Cloud Security Platform, compliance classifiers & enhanced compliance reporting.

MongoDB Atlas for Government Achieves FedRAMP Ready Status Upon Launch (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — MongoDB, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDB), the leading, modern general purpose database platform, today announced that it has been approved as FedRAMP Ready…

Splunk announces Splunk Security Cloud for SIEM, SOAR, and more (iTWire) Splunk has announced its new Splunk Security Cloud bringing best-in-class SIEM, security analytics, SOAR, collaboration tools, and threat research. The product protects hybrid multi-cloud organisations with data-driven modern security operations. Years ago the network perimeter was the boundary betw…

Adversa AI Red Team Invented Technology for Ethical Hacking of Facial Recognition Systems (Adversa AI)

New infosec products of the week: June 25, 2021 (Help Net Security) The featured infosec products this week are from the following vendors: Splunk, ThreatConnect, Securonix, and Synology.

RangeForce Launches Community Challenge Series for Security Pros (BusinessWire) 93% of the 802 SOC challenge participants said they learned new skills for using Yara rules and Splunk, and 100% will compete in future events.

Dragos, Inc. Partners with Garland Technology to Provide Comprehensive ICS/OT Cybersecurity Solution (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — Garland Technology, a leading provider of Network TAP, Network Packet Broker, and Inline Bypass solutions, and Dragos, Inc., the global leader…

Merlin Cyber Launches Cybersecurity Executive Order Resource Center (BusinessWire) Merlin Cyber, a premier cybersecurity solutions provider, today announced the availability of an Executive Order (EO) Resource Center developed to hel

Embeddable IDPS for IoT: Meet wolfSentry at MWC ’21 (PRWeb) EDMONDS, Wash. (PRWEB) June 23, 2021

wolfSSL has released a new product, wolfSentry, an embedded IDPS (intrusion detection and prevention system). At its core, it features an embedded, dynamic fi

Cloudflare integrates with top data analytics platforms (SecurityBrief) Cloudflare’s new integrations include Microsoft Azure Sentinel, Splunk, Datadog, and Sumo Logic, and focus on making it easier for businesses to connect and analyse key insights across their infrastructure.

Go automate: Splunk treats US customers to new security cloud (DEVCLASS) Following an observability cloud announced in May, Spark Security Cloud looks to speed up incident detection and response through automation.

ThreatConnect 6.2 enhances collaboration between security team members (Help Net Security) ThreatConnect released ThreatConnect 6.2 to further unify the actions of the security team around the most critical risks.

What is Tutanota Secure Email and What Does It Cost? (groovyPost) When it comes to security, not all email services are created equally. But Tutanota is an encrypted email service based in Germany. Here’s a look at free or premium accounts.

Smart Engines Introduces in-Browser Document Scanning to Bring Security for Web Applications and IoT (AiThority) Smart Engines introduced in-browser document recognition technologies, which do not require  sending data from the client device.

MariaDB Announces New Innovation Developed for the Community (MariaDB) MariaDB Corporation announced the GA of MariaDB Community Server 10.6, a major new release that brings significant advancements to open source.

PerimeterX Code Defender Named Best Security Solution by the 2021 SIIA CODiE Awards (PerimeterX) Client-side solution recognized for its protection against digital skimming, formjacking and Magecart attacks, preventing data breaches and reducing risk of non-compliance


Bugcrowd Welcomes New VP of Customer Experience, Bolstering Company Mission to Provide Exceptional Service Throughout the Customer Journey (BusinessWire) Bugcrowd, the industry-leading crowdsourced cybersecurity platform, today announced Ellie Wu has joined its executive team as Vice President of Custom

J.R. Tietsort Joins Aura as Chief Information Security Officer (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — Aura, a leading provider of comprehensive digital security solutions for consumers, today announced the appointment of J.R. Tietsort to Chief…

SAIC Appoints New Board Member Milford McGuirt (BusinessWire) Milford W. McGuirt, retired managing partner of KPMG’s Atlanta office, named to the company’s board of directors

Bulletproof founder Anthony Woodward named Logicalis Australia’s new CEO (CRN Australia) Leaves Accelera, the firm he founded following Bulletproof’s acquisition.

Leading data protection and cyber security specialist joins Brandsmiths (RealWire) Innovative law firm ramps up recruitment of senior practitioners in tech-focused fields
LONDON – London and Manchester-based law firm Brandsmiths continues its strategy to bring in the best talent to serve IP-rich businesses

Cybersecurity Industry Leader Samir Kapuria Joins Crosspoint Capital Partners as Managing Director (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — Crosspoint Capital Partners (“Crosspoint”), a private equity investment firm focused on cybersecurity, privacy, and infrastructure software…

Former MI6 chief Sir Alex Younger on why “intelligence is fundamental” to cybersecurity (The Record by Recorded Future) Over his 30-year career at the U.K.’s Secret Intelligence Service, commonly known as MI6, Sir Alex Younger witnessed a sea change in the way countries gather and use intelligence.

Finite State Adds Three Veteran Cybersecurity Executives as need for Device & Supply Chain Security Surges (BusinessWire) Finite State, the innovation leader in supply chain security and risk management for connected IoT/IIoT and embedded devices, has added three veteran

Angela Heise Named Microsoft Defense and Intelligence Corporate VP (GovCon Wire) Looking for the latest GovCon News? Check out our story: Angela Heise Named Microsoft Defense and Intelligence Corporate VP. Click to read more!

Nutanix selects new chairman (CRN Australia) Replacing former chairman and CEO Dheeraj Pandey.

Devo Technology Adds Former Microsoft and Carbon Black Executives to Expanded Leadership Team (

Jose Muniz Joins Elevate Security as Vice President of Engineering (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — Elevate Security, a leader in Human Attack Surface Management, today announced Jose Muniz has joined the company as Vice President of…

KnowBe4 General Counsel Alicia Dietzen Recognized Among Association of Corporate Counsel Top 10 30-Somethings (GlobeNewswire News Room) Dietzen awarded for an early, successful career and for her work in the local Tampa Bay community…

TrapX Security Appoints Guy Waizel as COO (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — TrapX Security, the global leader in deception-based threat detection and response, today announced that Guy Waizel has been appointed Chief…

Shift5 Announces André Browne as the New Director of Engineering (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — Shift5, the rapidly-growing cybersecurity and data company based out of Rosslyn, VA, has announced its most recent addition to the engineering…

Generali Global Assistance Appoints Chief Information Officer (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — Generali Global Assistance (“GGA”) today announced that it has appointed Michael Gussow as their U.S. Chief Information Officer. In this role,…

KnowBe4 Adds Michael Williams as New Chief Marketing Officer (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — KnowBe4 (NASDAQ: KNBE), the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, today announced it has…

Illusive Announces New Additions to Leadership Team (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — Illusive, the leader in active cyber defense, today announced it has expanded its leadership team with three key new hires, Brendan O’Connell…

Red Sift Adds Mike Hedger and Michel van der Bel to Board (BusinessWire) Red Sift adds Mike Hedger and Michel van der Bel to board

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