Top Press Hits in May: Client Coverage Heats Up with New Research, Company News
Cyber Security, High Technology, Public Relations Posted Jun 1, 2018 by Doug De Orchis
Here at CHEN PR, excitement mounts as we start to see a glimpse of summer weather in Boston. But Boston’s not the only thing that’s been heating up. Our clients have been hard at work this past month by publishing new research, reaching new milestones, and sharing stories of their ongoing success. Here is a snapshot of top news stories in May.
In a series of “How Did She Do It?” articles, Golden Seeds sat down with Cadenza Innovation CEO, Cristina Lampe-Onnerud, recognizing her for her talent and passion as a female entrepreneur doing truly remarkable things. As one of the pre-eminent battery experts in the world, Christina took the opportunity to discuss stories, challenges and successes of her company.
Government Technology, Dave Weinstein, Former New Jersey CTO, Heads to Private Cybersecurity Firm
In the beginning of May, Claroty announced the hire of Dave Weinstein as the company’s Vice President of Threat Research. Weinstein’s work in the public sector as the former CTO of the State of New Jersey gives Claroty a significant boost to its already impressive industrial security expertise.
In this roundup of security experts explaining best methods to become GDPR-compliant, Marcus Brown, Vice President of Global Channels, explains how Digital Guardian’s packaged assessment solution can be used by partners to scan for GDPR projects at customer sites. The fast-to-implement assessment tool quickly scans for GDPR data and creates a report showing what kind of sensitive GDPR data has proliferated around the enterprise, which gives clients a clear understanding of their current level of risk.
Consumer Reports, What You Need to Know About Cyber Safety While Traveling
As the summer season starts to ramp up, so do travel plans. Since there are cyber risks that come with using personal devices in unfamiliar environments, Duo Security provided some consumer-friendly tips to Consumer Reports readers to help ensure travelers’ data stays secure.
Earlier this month, Flashpoint analysts released a study on Islamic State (ISIS, IS) propaganda distribution trends over the past three years. Analysis shows the efforts of extremist actors to spread and maintain persistence of content and accounts to reach their supporters. It also reflects on how larger market efforts to eradicate content from major platforms have likely altered usage of the most popular sites like Google, YouTube, and the Internet Archive, to publish their messages. This data was collected by examining web links posted in two underground forums via the Deep and Dark Web (DDW) where ISIS supporters shared documents and videos.
Forum Systems was announced the Info Security Products Guide Gold winner in the Application Programming Interface (API) Management and Security category of the 2018 Global Excellence Awards. Celebrating its 14th year, the Awards program recognizes groundbreaking cybersecurity products, solutions and services. In light of the recent Panera breach which uncovered the stark reminder that businesses need to be more vigilant in ensuring the protection of vulnerable API’s, CEO Mamoon Yunus explained that Forum Systems will continue to promote greater awareness of the criticality of implementing an effective API security strategy. Forum Systems’ unmatched level of security prevents identity compromise and enables SSO authentication and session management achievement – without requiring code changes or manipulation to backend systems.
SafeBreach just announced that its unique approach to network protection has attracted $15 million in venture capital. The round comes as the company accelerates with a nearly 500% increase in year-over-year Bookings and releases major new capabilities that set it apart in the Breach and Attack simulation sector by allowing customers to not only simulate attacks and assess risk, but more effectively prioritize areas for remediation, and take action to stay ahead of attacks. This Series B funding round was led by early-stage fund Draper Nexus, and had participation from PayPal Holdings Inc., along with returning investors Sequoia Capital, Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners and Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co.’s Pathfinder venture capital arm.