8 ‘SOC-as-a-Service’ Offerings

Posted on April 13th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

These new cloud services seek to help companies figure out what their traditional SIEM alerts mean, plus how they can prioritize responses and improve their security operations. 1 of 9 At the RSA Conference in San Francisco last month, several vendors were on hand touting security operations center (SOC)-as-a-service. But Anton Chuvakin, distinguished vice president […]

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The ethical use of data

Posted on April 11th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

Data privacy goes beyond protecting from data breaches. There are companies who regularly compromise their customer data as part of their business operations without ever telling the customer they’re doing so. These companies have that data legitimately, with permissions given to them by the user, but the company then goes on to sell the data […]

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Major Mobile Financial Apps Harbor Built-in Vulnerabilities

Posted on April 6th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

A wide variety of financial services companies’ apps suffer from poor programing practices and unshielded data. Mobile apps for financial services are an important part of many consumers’ financial lives, yet those apps are suffering a “vulnerability epidemic,” according to a new report. The report, commissioned by Arxan and produced by the Aite Group, looks […]

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New CSO, CISO appointments

Posted on March 15th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

The upper ranks of corporate security are seeing a high rate of change as companies try to adapt to the evolving threat landscape. Many companies are hiring a chief security officer (CSO) or chief information security officer (CISO) for the first time to support a deeper commitment to information security. CSO’s Movers & Shakers is […]

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The Case for Transparency in End-User License Agreements

Posted on March 14th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

Why it behooves technology companies to consider EULAs as an opportunity to accurately inform customers about privacy issues and other important information. Imagine walking into your favorite coffee shop to make an order. Due to recent legislation, your baristas are now obligated to give you a 60-page booklet about the dangers of substances commonly found […]

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F5 Networks Acquires NGINX For $670 Million

Posted on March 14th, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

One of the most important software companies NGINX, which is also behind the very popular open-source web server of the same name, is being acquired by its rival, F5 Networks, in a deal valued at about $670 million.While NGINX is not a name that you have ever heard of, the reality is that you use […]

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Top 9 cybersecurity M&A deals of 2018 and 2019 (so far)

Posted on March 1st, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

As the market for cybersecurity products and services grows, so does the value of the companies that provide them. This is reflected in the number of mergers and acquisitions of cybersecurity firms that took place in 2018. Technology M&A advisory firm Hampleton Partners reports that more than 140 cybersecurity deals occurred in 2018, and at […]

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Learn Ethical Hacking with 180 Hours of Training — 2019 Course Bundle

Posted on March 1st, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

The world of cybersecurity is fast-paced and ever-changing.New attacks are unleashed every day, and companies around the world lose millions of dollars as a result.The only thing standing in the way of cybercrime is a small army of ethical hackers. These cybersecurity experts are employed to find weaknesses before they can be exploited. It’s a […]

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Insurer Offers GDPR-Specific Coverage for SMBs

Posted on February 22nd, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

Companies covered under the EU mandate can get policies for up to $10 million for fines, penalties, and other costs. Cyber insurance provider Coalition has announced new policies explicitly designed to cover fines and costs stemming from violations of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The policies are targeted primarily at small and midsize companies […]

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Insurer Offers GDPR-Specific Coverage for SMBs

Posted on February 21st, 2019 by Responsible Cyber

Companies covered under the EU mandate can get policies for up to $10 million for fines, penalties, and other costs. Cyber insurance provider Coalition has announced new policies explicitly designed to cover fines and costs stemming from violations of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The policies are targeted primarily at small and midsize companies […]

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