Software

Prognosis: Healthcare Organisations Beat Average Fix Times On Software Security Risks.

Veracode’s State of Software Security report (SoSS) revealed the healthcare sector is the fastest industry when it comes to addressing common vulnerabilities found in software. The global report found healthcare organisations took only six days to address a quarter of their vulnerabilities in code and just seven months (216 days) to remediate the majority (75%) of vulnerabilities. That’s almost eight months faster than the average organisation who is taking 15 months (472 days) to fix 75% of...

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BlackBerry’s QNX Software Now Embedded In More Than 150 Million Vehicles.

BlackBerry Limited (NYSE: BB; TSX: BB) today announced that its QNX software is now embedded in more than 150 million cars on the road today. This is an increase of 30 million cars since the company reported its automotive footprint in 2018. BlackBerry, a leader in automotive cybersecurity, has the highest level of automotive certification for functional safety with ISO 26262 ASIL D and decades of experience in powering mission-critical embedded systems in automotive and...

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Everbridge Hosts Industry Forum To Share Best Practices For Managing Employee Safety And Operational Resilience.

Everbridge (NASDAQ: EVBG), the global leader in critical event management and enterprise safety software applications to help keep people safe and businesses running, is hosting ‘Prepare and Protect,’, an exclusive forum in the City of London designed to help companies manage their business operations against a backdrop of increased security threat. The forum takes place at the offices of Willis Towers Watson in Lime Street on June 26th, and will present experts, practitioners and solutions...

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Diebold Nixdorf Deploys Everbridge’s Critical Event Management Platform To Support Employee Safety And Accountability.

Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG), the global leader in critical event management and enterprise safety software applications to help keep people safe and businesses running, today announced that Diebold Nixdorf has selected Everbridge’s Critical Event Management (CEM) platform to accelerate situational awareness and employee safety. The organization’s Enterprise Safety and Security (ESS) team will use the Everbridge system to effectively communicate with over 23,000 distributed employees, many of whom travel extensively, work remotely or operate in...

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UiPath Unveils Public Preview Of Cloud-based Enterprise RPA Platform.

Today, UiPath is unveiling its UiPath Enterprise Cloud Platform, bringing its leading Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software to the cloud. Previously only available via its Community Edition, the new deployment option for enterprise customers allows for rapid time to automation and delivers easy scalability, high availability, and reduced IT infrastructure requirements at scale, combined with an enterprise-class service level agreement. The SaaS model is in addition to UiPath’s on-premises, private, and public cloud deployment options....

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Threat Spotlight: Barracuda Study Finds 1 In 10 Spear Phishing Emails Are Sextortion.

Sextortion scams have increased in frequency and scope since we first highlighted this type of attack in our October Threat Spotlight. Previously, sextortion scams were used as part of large-scale spam campaigns, but now many of these attacks are getting more sophisticated and bypassing email gateways. We analyzed spear phishing attacks targeted at Barracuda customers and found that 1 in 10 were blackmail or sextortion attacks. In fact, employees are more likely to receive a...

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The Information Technology (IT) industry is set for a seismic shake up next spring from serial tech-disruptors Multiven. With an established pedigree for innovation, Multiven, which was founded by technology visionary Peter Alfred-Adekeye, is poised to do it again with a significant move into blockchain and cryptocurrencies. In February 2019, the company will launch the Multiven Open Marketplace (MOM), the world’s first blockchain-based, peer-to-peer marketplace for new, pre-owned and re-cycled computer and internet network hardware,...

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Opsview Launches New Software Monitoring Platform To Combat The Rise Of IT Outages.

With IT downtime costing businesses globally between 301,000 and 400,000 U.S. dollars on average, Opsview has today launched its new software monitoring platform to help IT teams overcome the growing challenge of reducing IT outages. Not simply a means of combatting IT outages, Opsview Monitor 6.0 provides a complete tool to effectively monitor and manage a wide range of IT performances through features including on-premise and cloud compatibility, as well as streamlined dashboards. As a...

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Veracode’s latest State of Software Security report (SoSS) revealed retail is faster than most industries when it comes to addressing common vulnerabilities found in software. The global report found retail is second only to healthcare in its speed of shutting down flaws, which reduces risk exposure. However, two-thirds (66%) of current applications used by retailers are at risk from information leakage attacks, in which an application reveals sensitive data that can be used by an...

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Today, Morpheus Data rolled out enhancements to its next-gen multi-cloud management platform (CMP) in support of hybrid IT projects at large enterprises and service providers. Having recently received a Best of VMworld Award for Agile Operations and Automation and achieving the top vendor ranking on WhatMatrix.com for CMP, this announcement reinforces Morpheus’ applicability for commercial platforms like VMware as well as open source and cloud-native frameworks. News highlights include: Expanded OpenStack support Automation with AWS...

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