The editors at Solutions Review have curated this list of the most noteworthy endpoint security and network monitoring news items for the week of July 22. This curated list features endpoint security and network monitoring vendors such as QuSecure, Sophos, Cynet, and more.
Keeping tabs on all the most relevant endpoint security and network monitoring news can be a time-consuming task. As a result, our editorial team aims to provide a summary of the top headlines from the last month in this space. Solutions Review editors will curate vendor product news, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital funding, talent acquisition, and other noteworthy endpoint security and network monitoring news items.
Endpoint Security and Network Monitoring News for the Week of July 22
QuSecure’s Post-Quantum Cybersecurity Solution Wins Army’s xTechSearch 6 Competition for Innovative Technology
QuSecure, Inc., a provider of post-quantum cybersecurity (PQC), announced that QuProtect, the industry’s first end-to-end PQC software-based solution uniquely designed to protect encrypted communications and data with quantum-resilience using quantum secure channels, has won the Army’s sixth iteration of its open topic prize competition, Expeditionary Technology Search (xTechSearch). This award announcement comes just a few weeks after QuSecure was awarded the highly coveted Federal Government Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase III win.
Palo Alto Networks and HCL Technologies Announce Expanded Relationship
Palo Alto Networks and HCL Technologies announced an expansion of their collaboration to introduce combined solutions that help secure digital and cloud transformations for customers. Palo Alto Networks will bolster HCL Technologies’ cloud and managed security services suite with a portfolio of best-in-class cybersecurity solutions.
New Study Reveals a Majority of SMBs Lack 24/7 Security Operations to Detect and Respond to Threats
Pondurance, a provider of Managed Detection and Response (MDR) services, announced today findings from a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Pondurance, which found that while 81 percent of small and medium-sized businesses surveyed are monitored by a security operations center (SOC), 57 percent do not operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Considering that 69 percent of SMBs feel they are facing critical and expanding cybersecurity threats and 75 percent say cyber-attacks have increased in the past three years, the lack of 24/7 coverage continues to put SMBs at considerable risk.
Sophos Announces Sophos X-Ops
Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, announced Sophos X-Ops, a new cross-operational unit linking SophosLabs, Sophos SecOps, and Sophos AI, three established teams of cybersecurity experts at Sophos, to help organizations better defend against constantly changing and increasingly complex cyber-attacks. Sophos X-Ops leverages each group’s predictive, real-time, real-world, and deeply researched threat intelligence, which, in turn, collaborate to deliver more robust, more innovative protection, detection and response capabilities.
CRN Names Katie Bird of Cynet as a Rising Female Star
Cynet, a provider of extended detection and response (XDR) security, is thrilled to announce that Katie Bird, Director of Channel Marketing, has been named among only 100 women to the CRN, a brand of The Channel Company 2022 Rising Female Stars list. Featuring a powerhouse list of nominees, hand-selected by the CRN editorial team based mainly on the recommendations from channel chiefs and other channel management executives across the industry, this third annual list of Rising Female Stars represents extraordinary women who are working hard to help their channel partners find success.
Cisco Releases Patches for Critical Flaws Impacting Nexus Dashboard for Data Centers
Cisco on Wednesday released security patches for 45 vulnerabilities affecting various products, some of which could be exploited to execute arbitrary actions with elevated permissions on affected systems. The most severe of the issues are CVE-2022-20857, CVE-2022-20858, and CVE-2022-20861, which impact Cisco Nexus Dashboard for data centers and cloud network infrastructures and could enable an “unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands, read or upload container image files, or perform a cross-site request forgery attack.”
VMware Furthers Commitment to Public Sector, Achieves Expanded FedRAMP High Authorization
Tech giant, VMWare, announced that it has achieved Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) High Authorization through the Joint Authorization Board (JAB) for VMware Government Services, which includes VMware Carbon Black Cloud and VMware SD-WAN on AWS GovCloud (US). These cloud services are designed to empower US government agencies and customers supporting the US government to migrate, manage, and operate sensitive workloads in the cloud. VMware Government Services is now available on the FedRAMP Marketplace.
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