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Identity Management and Information Security News for the Week of February 2; CloudBolt, Qumulo, Cyberhaven, and More

Identity Management and Information Security News for the Week of February 2

Identity Management and Information Security News for the Week of February 2

The editors at Solutions Review have curated this list of the most noteworthy identity management and information security news for the week of February 2. This curated list features identity management and information security vendors such as CloudBolt, Qumulo, Cyberhaven, and more.

Keeping tabs on all the most relevant identity management and information security 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 identity management and information security news items.

Identity Management and Information Security News for the Week of February 2

CloudBolt Announces Augmented FinOps Capabilities 2024 Roadmap

CloudBolt, a cloud security and financial management solutions provider, pulled out all the stops with its announcement of an upcoming series of Augmented FinOps capabilities coming throughout 2024. Leveraging advancements in AI and ML, and “industry-leading” orchestration, CloudBolt aims to extend FinOps capabilities to “any cloud at every stage of the resource lifecycle.”  To learn more about why augmenting FinOps with AI/ML and a full lifecycle approach is vital to maximizing cloud value and ROI, join CloudBolt for a webinar on February 22, 2024, at 12 p.m. ET featuring guest speaker Tracy Woo, Principal Analyst at Forrester Research who specializes in Cloud Cost Management and Optimization.

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Qumulo and Superna Announce Partnership, Launch New Platform

This week, Qumulo, a data management solutions provider, announced the availability of Superna Data Security Edition for Qumulo. The Data Security Edition, which includes Superna’s “industry-leading” Ransomware Defender solution, automates real-time detection of malicious behaviors, false-positives, and other events consistent with ransomware access patterns for both SMB and NFS files. Superna Data Security Edition for Qumulo not only detects malicious behavior at the onset (often referred to as the ‘burrowing event’), but also automates access lockout. Superna’s native integrations with SIEM, SOAR and ticketing platforms automatically alerts administrators and other users involved in incident response, providing them with the information required to accurately prioritize the incident.

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QuSecure Contributes to White House Quantum Security Roundtable

QuSecure, Inc., a leader in post-quantum cryptography (PQC), this week announced it was invited to participate and contribute to a key White House Quantum Security Roundtable discussion to consider and help influence the impact from quantum computing on information security. QuSecure offered its unique experience in creating and implementing PQC solutions in both enterprise and government environments to the White House’s discussion around the looming post-quantum cybersecurity threat. “The event was a success and I congratulate the government for collaborating with industry on attempting to address an existential threat,” said Aaron Moore, QuSecure EVP of Engineering. “We know that nation states are currently harvesting exabytes of encrypted data that are vulnerable to decryption once a cryptographically relevant quantum computer (CRQC) comes online. The exposure and exploitation of this information and the surprise it creates will be equivalent to what will be in essence the world’s greatest recorded ambush.”

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Veeam Launches Cyber Secure Program

This week, Veeam, a data protection and security solutions provider, announced availability of the new Veeam Cyber Secure Program which combines Veeam’s purpose-built technology with a team of experts to help enterprises prepare for, protect and recover from ransomware. The new program aims to “give customers further peace of mind.” It starts with pre-incident support including architecture planning, implementation assistance, and quarterly security assessments. When there is an attack, customers are connected with Veeam’s dedicated Ransomware Response Team and the program offers post-incident support to enable rapid recovery. Veeam Cyber Secure ensures customers “have the assurance that they’re ready and prepared for when a cyber incident occurs.”

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Cyberhaven Appoints Chris Hodson as Chief Security Officer

Cyberhaven, a data security solutions provider, announced the expansion of its leadership team with the appointment of cybersecurity veteran Chris Hodson as Chief Security Officer (CSO). Hodson will oversee all facets of security to protect Cyberhaven employees and customers, including cloud and application security, operations, and risk management. In addition, Hodson serves as a board advisor at workforce development platform Cybrary and is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Information Security. He is also the author of Cyber Risk Management, a number one bestseller on Amazon.

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The Misinformation That Cost First Bank $100B

“The orchestrated misinformation campaign against First Republic Bank, leading to a staggering $100 billion in withdrawals and its subsequent historic bank failure, is a chilling testament to the power of digital perceptions. What’s particularly alarming is how rapidly we are seeing AI being repurposed for nefarious activity. This incident parallels instances of political misinformation, indicating a broader issue at hand. It’s not merely about financial markets or political landscapes; it’s about the very fabric of truth in our society and how easily it can be manipulated.

In responding to these challenges, it’s imperative we adopt a multifaceted approach. Strengthening digital literacy, enhancing the transparency of online platforms, and investing in AI that can detect and counteract malicious bots are crucial steps. But beyond practical measures, there’s a need for a collective reevaluation of our relationship with technology. As the lines between reality and perception blur, it’s more important than ever to cultivate discernment and a critical mindset among digital citizens.”

-Javvad Malik, Lead Security Awareness Advocate at KnowBe4

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