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Trend Micro TippingPoint announces 100 Gb standalone intrusion prevention system

Trend Micro, vendor of cybersecurity solutions, announced Monday availability of the latest Trend Micro TippingPoint NX Series Next-Generation Intrusion Prevention Systems (NGIPS), including a first-to-market standalone NGIPS solution that delivers up to 100 Gb inspection throughput with low latency. Designed to cater to data centers and enterprise networks with high performance requirements, the TippingPoint 7600NX protects critical infrastructure, data and vulnerable applications in real-time from known, undisclosed and unknown vulnerabilities […]

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ASC adds eSignLive for improved eSourcing and eProcurement security and compliance

eSignLive announced that ASC Networks Inc. (ASC), vendor of SaaS and on-premises contract, document, form and CPQ lifecycle management and source-to-contract solutions, will be embedding eSignLive e-signatures into its comprehensive software offering. This partnership will augment ASC’s end-to-end source-to-contract suite with a completely embedded e-signature solution that provides ASC customers with the simplicity of working with a single vendor in a single system for their full eSourcing and eProcurement lifecycle […]

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Norton debuts high-performance Wi-Fi router Norton Core to boost security within connected homes

Building on a heritage of security software, Norton by Symantec changed on Tuesday the future of digital safety with the announcement of Norton Core, its high-performance Wi-Fi router. Currently available for pre-orders, the new router has been built from the ground up to secure home networks and IoT services, and will come bundled with subscription to Norton Security. The Norton Cyber Security Insights Report found 65 percent of U.S. consumers […]

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AAEON teams with iSign to improve digital security on tablet computers with biometric signature technology

AAEON Electronics, manufacturer of rugged tablet computers, and iSign International, vendor of biometric signature security solutions, announced on Monday a technology partnership agreement between AAEON’s rugged tablets and iSign’s enterprise IT security solution for mobile device access. The biometric signature solution works on AAEON’s IP65 certified and MIL-STD-810G rugged tablet touch screens without the additional cost of optional biometric hardware. iSign’s technology is 99.999 percent secure and meets the most […]

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Toshiba expands eMMC lineup with v5.1 compliant embedded NAND flash memory products

Toshiba Corp.’s Storage & Electronic Devices Solutions Company launched Tuesday JEDEC e∙MMC Version 5.1 compliant embedded NAND flash memory products with an enhanced operational temperature range of -40°C to +105°C. These products integrate NAND chips fabricated with 15nm process technology and designed for industrial applications, including PLC, CoMs and factory automation equipment, and can also be used in a wide range of consumer applications. The line-up offers densities of 8GB, […]

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McAfee Labs Report reveals 93% of security operations center managers overwhelmed by alerts

Intel Security released Tuesday its McAfee Labs Threats Report: December 2016, which provides insights into how enterprises are using security operations centers (SOCs), details key 2016 developments in ransomware, and illustrates how attackers are creating difficult-to-detect malware by infecting legitimate code with Trojans and leveraging that legitimacy to remain hidden as long as possible. The December report also details the growth of ransomware, mobile malware, macro malware, Mac OS malware […]

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Trend Micro expects evolving technology to introduce threats in 2017; while penetrating newer vulnerable surfaces

Cybersecurity company Trend Micro released Wednesday its annual security prediction report, “The Next Tier — 8 Security Predictions for 2017.” The upcoming year will include an increased breadth and depth of attacks, with malicious threat actors differentiating their tactics to capitalize on the changing technology landscape. The Internet of Things (IoT) and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) will play a larger role in targeted attacks in 2017. These attacks will […]

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AWS now compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL; offer performance and availability of commercial databases

Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company announced Wednesday that it has added full PostgreSQL compatibility to Amazon Aurora, the AWS database engine that combines the speed and availability of high-end commercial databases with the simplicity and cost-effectiveness of open source databases. With Amazon Aurora’s PostgreSQL support, users can get up to several times better performance than the typical PostgreSQL database and take advantage of the scalability, durability, and […]

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New Kaspersky report throws up business perception of IT security in wake of inevitable compromise

Kaspersky Lab released Monday a report revealing the current state of security threats among businesses and how their perception of threats compares to the reality of cybersecurity incidents experienced over the past year, both in North America and worldwide. A top concern of North American businesses and a leading cause of successful cyberattacks in these organizations are also the most important asset: their employees. The findings of the report, ‘Business […]

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