cybersecurity

Cybersecurity firm Rivetz acquires CyberDeadbolt

Cybersecurity firm Rivetz acquires CyberDeadbolt

  Rivetz, a provider of trusted computing and embedded cyber security, today announced the acquisition of CyberDeadbolt, a Silicon Valley-based cyber security startup utilizing social encryption for the transfer and protection of digital assets. The acquisition enables Rivetz to bring ...

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PolySwarm, Rivetz announce Decentralized Cybersecurity Consortium at North American Bitcoin Conference

PolySwarm, Rivetz announce Decentralized Cybersecurity Consortium at North American Bitcoin Conference

Decentralized IT security marketplace PolySwarm and decentralized mobile security solutions provider Rivetz announced a partnership to form the Decentralized Cybersecurity Consortium (DC2). DC2 is a professional group for IT security companies aimed at developing best practices for blockchain-based cybersecurity. “PolySwarm is thrilled ...

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COLUMN: Biocatch’s cyber-fraud predictions for 2018

COLUMN: Biocatch’s cyber-fraud predictions for 2018

Original post here. 2017 seemed a dismal year for cybersecurity. Massive data breaches, new forms of malware and increasingly sophisticated social engineering attacks hit businesses and consumers at a steady pace. Can we expect any better in 2018? As we start out the new year, ...

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TD survey shows finance professionals preparing for disruption

TD survey shows finance professionals preparing for disruption

Technological innovation and disruption, now commonplace in consumer services, is poised to greatly influence the investment priorities and business plans of financial executives, according to the 2017 Treasury Management survey conducted by TD Bank. For 2018 and beyond, finance professionals cite ...

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Data breaches exact heavy toll: Thales survey

Data breaches exact heavy toll: Thales survey

The consequences to retailers falling victim to a data breach are severe, results of a survey conducted by information systems, cybersecurity and data protection provider Thales suggest. Conducted by Wakefield Research, the survey of 1,000 nationally representative adults in the ...

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CrowdStrike adds to senior management team

CrowdStrike adds to senior management team

Cloud-delivered endpoint protection provider CrowdStrike has added a pair of executives they hope will help them meet the global demand for its services. Jerry Dixon is the new chief information security officer. Previously a vice president of cyber threat intelligence ...

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ThreatMetrix releases Q2 Cybercrime report

ThreatMetrix releases Q2 Cybercrime report

Online fraud prevention company ThreatMetrix’s second quarter report shows the number of cyber attacks are rapidly rising. ThreatMetrix stopped 112 million million attacks in the quarter, an increase of 50 percent over 2Q15. The greater number of stolen identity credentials ...

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