This Week in Technology

This Week in Technology

By Eric Corcoran
Posted in Technology Week in Review
On December 03, 2021

Monday 11/29

The top 10 FAQs from our Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops webinar

From on-premises environments to cloud and hybrid deployments, there is a ton to love about the latest updates.

Fortinet Announces New Service Offerings on AWS, Including Custom-Built Cloud Architectures

Fortinet is pleased to announce new Cloud Consulting Service offerings in AWS Marketplace to help customers simplify and future-proof their application journeys on AWS and across hybrid and multi-clouds.

Tuesday 11/30

Avanan, Acquired by Check Point Software Technologies, Recognized as one of the Fastest-Growing Email Security Companies in North America on the 2021 Deloitte Technology Fast 500™

“Email has consistently been the number one attack vector leading to breaches in organizations, and Avanan’s focus on securing cloud-based email has allowed us to lead the revolution in how organizations secure their email,” said Gil Friedrich, VP of Email Security at Check Point Software Technologies.

Inter-region Cold Site Disaster Recovery with Purity CloudSnap (Pure Storage)

Pure Cloud Block StoreTM can provide disaster recovery benefits in many different ways. One validated scenario for backup and disaster recovery leverages and extends CloudSnap capabilities to secure and protect data sets on the cloud in the same region or across regions.

Wednesday 12/1

PCI Security Standards Council Blog Updates

In November, Troy Leach, Senior Vice President, Engagement Officer for the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), and Suzie Squier, President of the Retail & Hospitality Information Sharing and Analysis Center (RH-ISAC), discussed the protection of payment data during this holiday season.

Modern Security for Modern Environments (F5)

The rush to digitization is forcing organizations to move at unprecedented speeds. Organizations that have adopted agile methodologies and DevOps practices have been able to modernize their environments, application stacks and deployments.

CrowdStrike Completes Acquisition of SecureCircle to Disrupt the Legacy DLP Market with Next-Gen Data Protection

“With SecureCircle’s technology, CrowdStrike plans to modernize data protection and enable customers to secure data on, from, and to the endpoint,” said George Kurtz, co-founder and chief executive officer of CrowdStrike.

Thursday 12/2

Defend Against Ransomware with the NIST Ransomware Profile (Varonis)

The Varonis Data Security Platform can facilitate, execute, and automate several security practices included in the NIST Ransomware Profile.

4 Security Missteps That Make Employees (and Companies) Vulnerable to Insider Threats (Proofpoint)

The resulting vulnerabilities associated with individual employees and organizations can create the perfect storm, but it’s not all doom and gloom. It’s possible to minimize these vulnerabilities by avoiding common mistakes associated with insider threat risks.

Friday 12/3

5 Best Practices to Protect Your Business from IoT Security Risks (Arctic Wolf)

Security has been a concern for IoT devices all along. However, it is growing into a much bigger problem as organizations embrace hybrid workplaces and work and home spaces remain intertwined for the long term.

CrowdStrike chosen by CISA for government endpoint security initiative

CrowdStrike was chosen as one of the platforms to support the initiative at multiple federal agencies and will use its CrowdStrike Falcon platform to "secure critical endpoints and workloads for CISA and multiple other major civilian agencies."