Tag Archives: Cybersecurity

NordVPN launches Threat Protection and steps into the antivirus market

For accelerated security protection against cyber threats, NordVPN has integrated Threat Protection into its NordVPN app. This new feature blocks trackers, phishing attempts, intrusive ads, malicious websites, and infected files. “At Nord Security, we know that cybersecurity evolves rapidly, and cybersecurity tools must evolve too. And as part of a …

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PCR’s Dec-Jan Life in the channel interview with Malwarebyte’s, Amy Appleyard

Real-time cyberprotection specialist, Malwarebytes recently appointed Amy Appleyard as its new senior vice president of Global Sales. Appleyard joined Malwarebytes from VMware, where she was vice president of Sales for the Commercial division of VMware Carbon Black. Michelle Winny, Editor of PCR caught up with Amy to find out how …

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Aqua Security Appoints Cybersecurity Leader Paul Calatayud as CISO 

Aqua Security has appointed Paul Calatayud as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). At Aqua, he will help scale the security programme, shape strategies to advance innovation in cloud native security and work with customers to enhance their cloud native security posture. Calatayud has spent more than two decades leading product …

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DataSolutions reports 23% growth as revenue reaches £75M

 DataSolutions Group has reported to have achieved £75 million  in revenues over the past 12 months, which also coincides with its 30th birthday. The UK and Ireland-based distributor says it grew revenues by 23% compared to the previous 12-month period – its best 12-month period since inception. The Camberley and …

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Tech Data adds WALLIX identity and access management solutions to portfolio

 Tech Data is now offering WALLIX, products including its identity and access management solutions. This latest distribution agreement gives partners access to the vendor’s advanced privileged access management (PAM) and endpoint privileged management (EPM) solutions. Alison Nixon, director, security, UK and Ireland at Tech Data, said: “WALLIX is a valuable …

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Cryptominers and ransomware on the rise in Q3 2021

Cryptocurrency is having a moment: the price of bitcoin reached another record high on November 10th, a culmination of an upswing that began after a significant drop in value in early summer. In fact, the value of cryptocurrency has steadily increased in the second half of the year—and perhaps  cybercriminals’ interest in …

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Cybersecurity Is Not A One-Stop-Shop

Rob Hancock, Head of Platform at Giacom and Kelvin Murray, Threat Researcher, Webroot, detail the importance of embedding a trilogy security approach into organisations, and this is where a strong CSP/MSP relationship can be invaluable. COVID-19 has changed the working landscape and with indoor spaces back open, employees are venturing …

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Kaspersky acquires Brain4Net to boost its XDR platform with orchestrated SASE

Kaspersky has acquired Brain4Net, allowing the company  to evolve its existing solutions into full-scale Extended Detection and Response (XDR). The new XDR offering based on a cloud-native EDR solution will provide visibility and advanced functionality for Al-based detection and auto response logic across all endpoints and the network. In particular, …

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Cybersecurity Is Not A One-Stop-Shop 

Since the start of the pandemic, the way business is conducted has changed permanently, with many workforces continuing to work remotely as restrictions have eased. As companies relax and rules have eased, life is expected to return to a form of ‘new normal.’ But, the issues around cybersecurity are here …

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everis, UCL and PETRAS partner on new digital currencies research project

everis, a consultancy that is part of the NTT DATA Group, will work alongside the British Standards Institution (BSI), Bank of England, University College London (UCL), and the University of Edinburgh on Project FIRE (Future Infrastructure for Retail Remittances). Proposed by UCL and funded by The PETRAS National Centre of Excellence …

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