Cisco Debuts new AI-focused Security System after $28 billion deal to buy Splunk

Cisco on Thursday launched HyperShield, a new security product that uses AI to protect applications, devices, and data across data centers, clouds, and physical locations. The move follows Cisco’s acquisition of Splunk, which the enterprise tech titan bought for $28 billion earlier this year. Jeetu Patel, Cisco’s executive vice president, said HyperShield was designed with…

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Zscaler Acquires Airgap Networks to Enhance Zero Trust SASE

Zscaler has announced the acquisition of Airgap Networks, a company renowned for its agentless segmentation technology. This acquisition is set to redefine the way enterprises protect their internal traffic, particularly in IT and Operational Technology (OT) environments. Cybersecurity rapidly evolves, with adversaries employing sophisticated techniques to bypass traditional security measures. However, traditional methods like Network…

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Cloudflare Acquires Baseline to Enhance Serverless Performance

Cloudflare, Inc.  the cloud company, announced an entrance into the observability market with the acquisition of Baselime, the cloud-native observability platform. By integrating Baselime’s technology with Cloudflare’s developer platform, Cloudflare will be uniquely positioned to bring deep knowledge of serverless platforms and developer experience together to solve the challenges of observability for serverless apps.  …

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Be the Change: Leveraging AI to Fast Track Next-GenCyber Defenders; Diwakar Dayal, SentinelOne

Diwakar Dayal, MD and Country Manager at SentinelOne Cybersecurity is among the top things keeping CISOs up at night. To keep their infrastructure and data safe, security teams have to manage an ever-growing number of data sources on the scale of petabytes. While the know-how to protect these assets exist, the lack of skilled talent…

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Asia/Pacific* Security Spending to Grow 12.3% in 2024; IDC

IDC’s latest Worldwide Semiannual Security Spending Guide According to IDC’s latest Worldwide Semiannual Security Spending Guide, spending on security hardware, services, and software in Asia/Pacific excluding Japan (APeJ) is expected to reach $36 billion in 2024, an increase of 12.3% over the previous year. With the evolving threat landscape and increasing complexities, organizations in the region are…

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IIT Kanpur, C3iHub, Launches Start-Up Cohorts Specialising In Specific Cybersecurity Areas

  C3iHub, a National Technology Innovation Hub (TIH) for Advanced Cybersecurity at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK), launched start-up cohorts III, IV, and V at the Hyatt Regency, New Delhi. Funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) under the NM-ICPS Mission, C3iHub presented 19 start-ups in the Start-up Incubation Program, specialising in specific…

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HHS Plans for Cyber ‘One-Stop Shop’ After United Healthcare Attack

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has begun an initiative to better organize and equip its healthcare cyber security programs through a one-stop shop. This latest resource is created through the HHS Administration for Strategic Preparedness and Response (ASPR), which leads the US during disasters and public health emergencies relating to health and…

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Alert: Hackers Hit High-Risk Individuals’ Personal Accounts

Calling all high-risk individuals: Ensure you’re taking adequate steps to secure your personal devices and accounts against hacking, tampering and other types of interference. Britain’s National Cyber Security Center is warning that criminals and nation-state hacking groups, confronted with well-managed corporate cybersecurity defenses, have turned their sights to individual personal devices and accounts. “In recent years there…

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BD Soft & Cyral Collaborate to Safeguard Cloud Data in Indian Markets

BD Software Distribution Pvt. Ltd. (BD Soft), a leading Value-Added Distributor (VAD) of Cyber Security solutions, join hands with Cyral, a platform helping enterprises to secure & govern their data in the cloud. This collaboration aims to reduce the risk, complexity, and costs associated with managing structured data, catering to the increasing demands of Indian…

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Regulation Remains the Strongest Multiplier to Cybersecurity Growth; Frost & Sullivan

Newly released report ahead of GISEC Global 2024 offers deep dive into current conditions of the region’s cyber security industry In 2023, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) actively repelled more than 50,000 cyberattacks daily, according to the UAE Cybersecurity Council. In the first three quarters of the same year, the country successfully prevented over 71…

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