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ThreatConnect, HALO, & SolarWinds – Enterprise Security Weekly #135

May 1, 2019



In the Enterprise news, ThreatConnects new features make creating security playbooks easier, SolarWinds adds password management to security portfolio, Checkpoint Systems announces HALO IoT platform, and BlackHat USA offers an inside look at Intel's security engine!

Enterprise News

  1. ThreatConnects New Features Make Creating Security Playbooks Easier for All Users - App Builder is a unique feature that allows developer-minded users increased control in an environment that they’re used to working in. Additionally, with a built-in debugger, a user can code, debug, and release without setting up a separate environment. and Because typical Playbooks go through dozens of versions, now users can manage them effectively. With version control users can continuously improve their Playbooks while not losing site of past iterations over time.
  2. Security Innovation to Deliver Expert Blockchain Training at BlackHat USA
  3. SolarWinds Acquires Passportal for MSP Password Management as a Service
  4. Secureworks launches new cybersecurity analytics app
  5. CyberX IIoT security app now available on Cortex security platform - IIoT and industrial control system (ICS) security company CyberX has announced the availability of its IIoT/ICS Asset Visibility & Threat Monitoring App on Cortex, an open and integrated AI-based continuous security platform. Building on Cortex allows Palo Alto Networks Cortex partners to use normalised and stitched together data from customers’ entire enterprises to build cloud-based apps that constantly deliver cybersecurity capabilities to joint customers.
  6. SolarWinds adds password management to security portfolio - SolarWinds today announced that it has launched SolarWinds Passportal suite—a unified set of password management and privileged client knowledge management tools, adding to its IT security product portfolio. SolarWinds CEO Kevin Thompson says, “The new SolarWinds Passportal product suite will give IT service providers the ability to more effectively manage and secure the broad range of IT ecosystems under their purview.
  7. BeyondTrust Research Discovers that 81 Percent of Critical Microsoft Vulnerabilities Mitigated by Removing Admin Rights
  8. Checkpoint Systems announces HALO IOT platform - The HALO platform captures data events from every connected sensor across a retailer’s supply chain. This data is then stored, processed and analysed in near real-time to deliver targeted, actionable insights viewed via the HALO portal and intelligent actions delivered directly to associates’ mobile devices. This enables users to view relevant key events, make well-informed decisions and drive tasks that will improve processes and increase performance. Organisational tasks and mobile task alerts can be generated automatically, using machine learning and artificial intelligence, or by manual input.
  9. ImmuniWeb unveils free website security test
  10. Black Hat USA Offers an Inside Look at Intel's Security Engine - Low-level firmware attacks are a pernicious problem in cybersecurity, and this August the team at Intel will be at Black Hat USA to share an inside look at how their Converged Security and Manageability Engine (CMSE) is built to thwart them.
  11. Security Operations Firm Red Canary Raises $34 Million
  12. 60 percent of enterprise codebases contain open-source vulnerabilities

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[caption id="attachment_210" align="alignleft" width="120"]Paul Asadorian Paul Asadorian - CTO, Security Weekly.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_210" align="alignleft" width="120"]Lee Neely Lee Neely - Senior Cyber Analyst , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.[/caption]

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