Fortinet Acquires Unicorn Lacework to Enhance Cloud Security

Deal Integrates Lacework’s CNAPP into Fortinet’s Security Fabric and SASE Platform Fortinet extended a lifeline to troubled cloud security vendor Lacework, agreeing to purchase the late-stage startup that once earned the largest funding round in cybersecurity history. The Silicon Valley-based platform security vendor said the proposed acquisition of San Jose, California-based Lacework will enhance Fortinet’s…

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Tata Group working on 100 Gen AI projects: Chandrasekaran

Tata group chairman N Chandrasekaran on Friday said companies in the diversified group are executing over 100 generative artificial intelligence projects. AI can also have negative impacts, Chandrasekaran said, flagging potential job losses and privacy concerns as the areas we need to focus on. Addressing the group’s information technology (IT) services arm TCS’ 29th annual…

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Google trying to Poach Microsoft’s Govt Contracts as Cybersecurity Practices come under scrutiny

Google is highlighting several problems with Microsoft’s cybersecurity practices, and is positioning itself as a more secure alternative for managing sensitive government data and  operations. Google has published new security recommendations and a detailed white paper scrutinizing Microsoft’s cybersecurity practices following recent nation-state attacks. This move appears to be part of Google’s strategy to attract…

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Hackers Exploit Chrome Vulnerabilities, US Cyber Agency Urged Users to Update

Google Chrome users should check if their browser is updated, as versions prior to 124.0.6367.207 allow malicious actors to exploit critical flaws. Following an emergency security patch, Google has released Chrome version 125, which fixes two additional high-risk flaws. The Chrome team released stable version 125, which brings nine security fixes and other improvements. Users…

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Dell Admits to Data Breach: Sensitive User Data in Peril

The American technology giant has notified some of its customers about a data breach that involved sensitive data, including users’ physical addresses. Dell Technologies says that it’s currently investigating an incident “involving a Dell portal,” which contains a database with customer information related to purchases. “We believe there is not a significant risk to our…

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Need proactive Risk Mitigation measures to tackle Cyberattacks: RBI

RBI deputy governor Swaminathan J said the potential impact of a cyberattack on a bank’s operations, reputation, and financial stability cannot be “overstated”, as he emphasised the need for proactive risk mitigation strategies. Speaking at the Conference of Heads of Assurance of Urban Cooperative Banks here on Thursday, the deputy governor said that in the…

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Palo Alto Networks and IBM to Jointly Provide AI-powered Security Offerings

IBM to Deliver Security Consulting Services Across Palo Alto Networks Security Platforms News Summary:  IBM to platformize internal security solutions with Palo Alto Networks; Palo Alto Networks will be its preferred cybersecurity partner across network, cloud and SOC Palo Alto Networks will incorporate watsonx large language models (LLMs) in Cortex XSIAM to deliver additional Precision…

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AI Squared Acquires Multiwoven to Accelerate Delivery of Data & AI Insights into Business Applications

AI Squared , a leading technology provider for integrating information into web-based business applications, announces its acquisition of the world’s number one open-source Reverse ETL (rETL) company, Multiwoven. With this acquisition, AI Squared furthers its commitment to helping organizations simplify the movement of data and AI insights into business applications. The acquisition of Multiwoven comes…

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Forcepoint Launches New Data Security Posture Mgmt – AI-Based Visibility

AI-Based Visibility for Risk& Compliance for Cloud/Networks/Endpoints Global security leader Forcepoint has launched Forcepoint Data Security Posture Management (DSPM), driven by artificial intelligence (AI) to deliver real-time visibility, ease privacy compliance and minimize risks for data stored in multi-clouds and networks, including endpoints. Forcepoint DSPM harnesses innovative AI-mesh technology to swiftly identify data risks, such as obsolescence, improper access, and…

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