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Endpoint Security and Network Monitoring News for the Week of June 21; Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Tigera, NinjaOne, and More

Endpoint Security and Network Monitoring News for the Week of June 21

Endpoint Security and Network Monitoring News for the Week of June 21

The editors at Solutions Review have curated this list of the most noteworthy endpoint security and network monitoring news for the week of June 21. This curated list features endpoint security and network monitoring vendors such as Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Tigera, NinjaOne, 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 June 21

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Announces AI Solutions Collaboration with CrowdStrike

This week, cybersecurity leader CrowdStrike announced a strategic partnership with Hewlett Packard Enterprise to secure end-to-end AI innovation, including large language models (LLMs), accelerated by NVIDIA. With the integration of the CrowdStrike Falcon cybersecurity platform and HPE GreenLake cloud and OpsRamp AIOps, organizations can “seamlessly unify IT operations and cybersecurity in a single, unified process to securely accelerate AI innovation.” The combination of rich asset information from the Falcon platform and OpsRamp’s AI-driven observability provides a unified service map view of attack surface security across their entire infrastructure and applications. Organizations can rapidly uncover and eliminate gaps in security protection in the accelerated AI pipeline, enforcing resilience and integrity of AI innovations.

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Tigera Launches Calico Cluster Mesh Platform

This week, Tigera, a network solutions provider, delivered its approach to secure microservices communication with Calico Cluster Mesh, a lightweight service mesh. Calico Cluster Mesh delivers “the benefits of a service mesh without the added complexity and latency of a traditional service mesh solution.” With Calico, users can easily achieve full-stack observability and security, deploy highly performant encryption, and tightly integrate with existing security infrastructure like firewalls. “Calico Cluster Mesh empowers today’s IT and security teams with the capabilities they need to achieve their goals, without adding complexities or costs,” said Amit Gupta, Chief Product Officer, Tigera. “Tigera’s lightweight service mesh approach, delivered through Calico Cluster Mesh, reinforces our dedication to providing simple, scalable, cost-effective solutions. We’re proud of the work we’ve already accomplished, helping a major financial organization innovate while upholding compliance and security regulations and mandates.”

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KnowBe4 Collaborates With Microsoft on the New Microsoft Ribbon Phish Alert Button

KnowBe4, a security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, this week announced its new Microsoft Ribbon Phish Alert Button (PAB) developed in collaboration with Microsoft for Outlook to “elevate email security standards” and make it easy to report suspected phishing. KnowBe4’s new Microsoft Ribbon Phish Alert Button turns Microsoft’s existing spam reporting tool in Outlook into an advanced email threat management feature. Through close collaboration, this integrated feature delivers a uniform experience across most Outlook versions for Windows, Mac and the web, which eliminates the confusion caused by different reporting buttons from numerous vendors. The Microsoft Ribbon PAB is available on Outlook 365, New Outlook for Windows and Outlook on the Web, including the Outlook Web Access (Exchange 2013, 2016, and 2019) and Outlook Web App (Microsoft 365). “Our collaboration with Microsoft highlights the importance of industries joining forces in developing innovative threat management tools to counter the relentless evolution of cyberattacks,” said Stu Sjouwerman, CEO of KnowBe4. “Phishing email attacks remain one of the most popular threats facing organizations today and empowering employees to be vigilant is critical. The integration of KnowBe4’s Microsoft Ribbon Phish Alert Button represents a stride forward in cultivating a strong security culture in organizations worldwide.”

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Contrast Wins 2024 PwC Luxembourg Award for Cybersecurity & Privacy Solution of the Year

This week, Contrast Security announced it has won the highly competitive 2024 PwC Luxembourg Award for Cybersecurity & Privacy Solution of the Year. The award was presented at PwC’s Cybersecurity & Privacy Day 2024 event, where companies pitched their solutions to an executive audience and distinguished jury. After voting, the jury declared Contrast the winner. The event’s mission is to help CISOs, DPOs and CEOs ensure they keep their organization secure in a digital society. “With so many cyber companies competing to be the best, Contrast Security is honored to be recognized as the winner of the PwC’s Cybersecurity and Privacy Solution of the year,” said Jeff Williams, founder and CTO of Contrast Security. “It’s critical that companies secure applications from within, instrumenting software with security checks that harden dangerous functions against misuses, eliminating the root cause of both vulnerabilities and attacks. Companies that work with Contrast are not only safer, they move faster.”

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NinjaOne Introduces Mobile Device Management Platform

This week, NinjaOne, an endpoint management and security solutions provider, announced the launch of its mobile device management (MDM) solution, NinjaOne MDM. “Endpoints are constantly evolving and more employees are using mobile devices for work than ever before, so it’s essential for the market to adapt to customers’ needs as working habits and endpoints change. Today, IT teams need to keep all mobile devices compliant, up to date, and secure to ensure their employees can do their best work,” said Sal Sferlazza, CEO and Co-founder at NinjaOne. “NinjaOne MDM consolidates the many different devices IT teams are managing into a single console, providing a simple way to improve security and productivity while freeing up time and resources.”

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Guiding Our Children Through the Digital Playground of the Internet

As digital natives, kids today are immersed in virtual worlds through browsers– gaming, streaming, and socializing. During Internet Safety Month, we must confront the harsh reality that this online ubiquity exposes children to threats like cyber grooming, social media dangers, malicious links, and deceitful social engineering tactics.

Predators may exploit browser games or online communities to build trust and groom potential victims. Social media enables grooming through false identities and exposing kids to inappropriate content. The risk of cyberbullying and privacy violations from data tracking is also significant on these platforms.

Moreover, kids may struggle to identify malicious links containing malware or leading to compromised sites, especially if they utilize social engineering techniques playing on trustworthy branding or fear tactics. Their inexperience can make them vulnerable to these schemes. Misleading clickbait headlines and fake news stories capitalizing on curiosity can also easily entrap children’s attention and shape their views of the world. Their inexperience leaves them more vulnerable to falling for these deceptive online tactics.

Families should have candid discussions on safe browsing habits – spotting grooming behaviors, cyberbullying, scrutinizing links/attachments, and guarding personal data. Enabling parental controls, secure browsers, and monitoring app usage provides another layer of protection. But cyber safety education empowering kids’ critical thinking is vital.

-Xen Madden, Cybersecurity Expert at Menlo Security

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