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Honeywell joins ISA Global Cybersecurity Alliance as founding member

Honeywell joins ISA Global Cybersecurity Alliance as founding member

Meant Global Cybersecurity Alliance membership extends long-standing work with ISA to help keep critical infrastructure and building systems secure and protected Honeywell has joined the Global Cybersecurity Alliance (GCA), created by the International Society of Automation (ISA), as a founding member. The company will collaborate with GCA participants — from other technology providers and integrators

Barracuda acquires bot mitigation technology from InfiSecure

Security company Barracuda has announced the acquisition of advanced bot detection technology from InfiSecure Technologies. InfiSecure specializes in low-latency detection and mitigation of advanced bots, and adds advanced capabilities to Barracuda’s recently announced Advanced Bot Protection which will be available for both the Barracuda WAF-as-a-Service and Web Application Firewall platforms. As bots evolve and simulate

Scammers Using Fake TikTok Profiles to Trick Unsuspecting TikTok Users to Sign Up For Adult Dating Websites

By Satnam Narang,  Senior Research Engineer, Security Response at Tenable   TikTok, social media video app popular among teens, has quickly gained 88.6 million new Indian users in the first quarter of 2019 alone. As with any new and popular platform that launches in the market, scammers would always try their luck to manipulate it for personal gains and

Surge in Cyberattacks on Smart Buildings Propels Global IT/OT Security Market

Market is estimated to reach $897 million by 2022 with major growth opportunities arising from EMEA and APAC regions, finds Frost & Sullivan Widespread digitization of building operations and rising incidences of cyberattacks on operational environments are driving the adoption of information technology (IT)/operational technology (OT) security services in smart buildings. The market is estimated

McAfee to Acquire NanoSec to Enhance Capabilities in Cloud Security

NanoSec’s multi-cloud, zero-trust application visibility and security platform further extend McAfee’s CASB and CWPP capabilities McAfee has announced the acquisition of NanoSec, a multi-cloud, zero-trust application and security platform. The acquisition will enable organizations to improve governance and compliance and to reduce risk of their cloud and container deployments. Organizations are increasingly looking to adopt

FireEye Identifies Prolific Chinese Cyber Threat Group

APT41 – a dual espionage and cyber crime threat actor – is responsible for targeted operations against organizations in 15 jurisdictions, across multiple industries including healthcare, gaming, high-tech and the media. FireEye has released the details of its newly named Advanced Persistent Threat group – APT41. “APT41 is unique among the China-nexus actors we track

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