Endpoint Security and Network Monitoring News for the week of October 7; Updates from Veracode, SolarWinds, NetSPI, etc.
The editors of Solutions Review curated this list of the most notable endpoint security and network monitoring news for the week of October 7. This curated list features endpoint security and network monitoring vendors such as Veracode, solar winds, NetSPIand more.
Keeping tabs on all the most relevant endpoint security and network monitoring news can be a daunting task. Accordingly, our editorial team aims to provide a roundup of the top headlines from the past month in this space. Solutions Review editors will curate news on vendor products, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital funding, talent acquisition, and other noteworthy endpoint security and network monitoring news stories. .
Endpoint Security and Network Monitoring news for the week of October 7
Veracode Launches Container Security for Cloud-Native Application Development Security
Veracode, a provider of application security testing solutions, this week announced the enhancement of its continuous software security platform to include container security. This early access program for Veracode Container Security is now live for existing customers. The new Veracode Container Security offering, designed to meet the needs of cloud-native software engineering teams, addresses vulnerability scanning, secure configuration, and secrets management requirements for container images.
Fake Microsoft Exchange ProxyNotShell Exploits for sale on GitHub
Scammers pose as security researchers to sell fake proof-of-concept ProxyNotShell exploits for recently discovered Microsoft Exchange zero-day vulnerabilities. Last week, Vietnamese cybersecurity firm GTSC revealed that some of its customers had been attacked using two new zero-day vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange. In conjunction with Trend Micro’s Zero Day initiative, the researchers disclosed the vulnerabilities privately to Microsoft, which confirmed that the bugs were being exploited in attacks and that they were working on an accelerated schedule to release updates to security.
Australia’s Telstra hit by data breach, two weeks after Optus attack
Australia’s biggest telecoms firm Telstra Corp Ltd said earlier this week it had suffered what it called a small data breach, a disclosure that comes two weeks after its main rival Optus was rocked by a massive cyberattack. Telstra, which has 18.8 million customer accounts equivalent to three-quarters of Australia’s population, said an intrusion by a third-party organization revealed some employee data dating back to 2017. According to local media, an e- Telstra’s internal staff email indicated the number of people affected. current and former employees to 30,000.
SolarWinds Launches New Global Transform Partner Program, Including MSP Support
solar winds, an IT management software provider, this week announced the launch of the SolarWinds Transform Partner Program to support and drive the growth of the company’s valued global channel partners. The new channel program is designed to transform how SolarWinds partners with the world’s leading technology distributors, value-added resellers (VARs), global systems integrators (GSIs), managed service providers (MSPs) and cloud partners entire.
SITA partners with Versa Networks to provide a secure SD-WAN solution for the airline industry
SITA recently announced a new partnership with Versa Networks, the recognized leader in Secure Access Services (SASE), which will launch SITA Connect Go, a secure, multi-tenant Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) solution designed specifically for the airline industry. The new partnership combines the best of both companies into a single solution. SITA has its roots in providing connectivity to the airline industry and has for decades remained a leader in providing state-of-the-art connectivity to airlines and airports. Versa Networks, a US-based company, has quickly established itself as a market leader in SASE and secure SD-WAN, with Gartner ranking the company among the top three global vendors.
Illumio Joins AWS ISV Accelerate Program to Advance Adoption of Zero Trust Segmentation
llumio, Inc., a Zero Trust segmentation company, recently announced that it has joined the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Accelerate Program, a co-selling program for AWS Partners who provide software solutions. software that runs or integrates with AWS. Now, AWS customers can implement the Illumio Zero Trust Segmentation (ZTS) platform more easily than ever to quickly visualize workload-to-workload traffic and leverage insights to reduce the attack surface. hybrid.
ARC Study: Non-Traditional Endpoint Security Goes Widely Unchecked, Contributing to Rise in Breaches
The widespread shift to work-from-home environments and the proliferation of non-traditional devices has had a moderate to high impact on the number of business-related security breaches (41%) since 2020, according to a survey conducted by CRA Business Intelligence, the research and content arm of the cybersecurity data and information company CyberRisk Alliance. Non-traditional endpoints, such as mobile devices, IoT (Internet of Things), OT (Operational Technology), and even critical infrastructure, all with different operating systems, versions, and patch levels, have made difficult and complex to manage inherent security risks. .
US healthcare giant CommonSpirit hit by possible ransomware
One of the largest non-profit healthcare providers in the United States has been hit by a suspected ransomware attack that has already affected several locations across the country. CommonSpirit claims to run over 1,000 sites and 140 hospitals in 21 states. One affected hospital, MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center, reportedly took some computer systems offline as a precaution, meaning it currently has no access to electronic health records. Omaha-based Lakeside Hospital, Creighton University Medical Center – Bergan Mercy, and Immanuel Medical Center would also be similarly affected. There is no official confirmation yet on what caused the “computer security issue”, although Twitter security experts blame it on ransomware actors.
NetSPI Raises $410M in Growth Funding from KKR
NetSPI, an enterprise penetration testing and attack surface management platform, announced this week that global investment firm KKR is increasing its investment in the company with $410 million in new funding. Growth investment validates NetSPI’s significant outperformance since KKR’s initial investment in May 2021 and will support NetSPI’s continued technology innovation, talent acquisition and global expansion, as well as recapitalization of leading institutional investor of NetSPI, Sunstone Partners.