Identity management and information security news for the week of August 5; Updates from DoControl, Axis, Exabeam, etc.


The editors of Solutions Review have curated this list of the most notable identity management and information security news for the week of August 5th. This curated list includes identity and information security vendors such as DoControl, Axis, Exabeam, and more.

Keeping tabs on all the most relevant identity management and information security news can be a daunting task. Accordingly, our editorial team aims to provide a summary of the top headlines from the past month, in this space. Solutions Review editors will curate news on vendor products, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital funding, talent acquisition, and other notable identity management and security news stories some information.

News of the week of August 5 on identity management and information security

DoControl integrates with Box to transform SaaS data access security

DoControl, the software-as-a-service (SaaS) automated security company, has announced expanded integration with Box, the leading content cloud, which adds a foundational layer of granular controls to protect sensitive data and provide comprehensive enterprise security. data access. The solution further secures business-critical cross-application data and files accessible by every identity and entity, whether internal employees or external collaborators, enabling seamless content collaboration. security.

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Akamai Study Shows Attacks on Gaming Companies More Than Doubled in Past Year

Akamai, a cloud-based ZTNA provider, released a new State of the Internet report showing that web application attacks against the gaming industry have more than doubled in the past year. The latest report notes that these attacks come in the wake of the growing popularity and demand for cloud gaming platforms. The microtransaction market is expected to reach $106.02 billion by 2026, creating a massive target for attackers. The report also reveals that the gaming industry is targeted for 37% of all DDoS attacks. This is an overwhelming amount as the second most targeted vertical is the financial sector at 22%.

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Over $86.6 million worth of NFTs have been stolen since the start of 2022

Recent research from Comparitech shows that NFT thefts are becoming more frequent than ever and more profitable. The company has tracked NFT thefts since the non-fungible token standard was first introduced and recorded the first stolen NFTs as early as 2020. Since then, over $86.6 million worth of tokens have been stolen. At current prices, these NFTs are worth over $896.5 million. According to their report, of the total 166 NFT thefts, 14 occurred in 2021 and only two in 2020. The remaining 150 occurred in 2022, with March being the worst month for NFT owners, with 31 thefts occurring this month. that month. .

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Crypto Bridge Nomad Drained Nearly $200 Million Exploit

The Nomad cross-chain token bridge was exploited on Monday (August 1), with attackers draining the protocol of almost all of its funds. The total value of the cryptocurrency lost in the attack amounted to nearly $200 million. Nomad, like other cross-chain bridges, allows users to send and receive tokens between different blockchains. Monday’s attack is the latest in a series of high-profile incidents that have called into question the security of cross-chain bridges.

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Flashpoint Acquires Open Source Intelligence Leader Echosec Systems

Flashpoint, a threat intelligence platform provider, today announced that it has acquired Echosec Systems, an open source intelligence (OSINT) and publicly available information (PAI) provider for national security, security public and corporate clients. With this acquisition, Flashpoint will significantly expand its OSINT capabilities to support situational awareness on the ground, executive protection, geopolitical risk assessments, counterterrorism, identification and response to misinformation and misinformation, and crisis response.

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Major updates from Axis to SSE platform, Atmos

Axis has announced a host of new enhancements to one of the four key Security Service Edge (SSE) modules that make up the Atmos platform – the Atmos ZTNA solution, which secures access between authorized users and internal applications. specific. The company also announced a slew of new tools to help businesses easily migrate from ZTNA 1.0 solutions. The migration tool takes application segments developed in Zscaler Private Access (ZPA) and converts them into Atmos ZTNA applications.

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HUMAN Security Inc. now integrates with Ping Identity’s DaVinci to enable frictionless digital identity experiences

HUMAN Security Inc. (formerly White Ops), a security provider that protects businesses and Internet platforms against sophisticated bot attacks and fraud to keep digital experiences human, announced a new integration with Ping Identity, a identity and access management (IAM) provider. The partnership will unite the power of PingOne DaVinci’s orchestration capabilities with the Human Connector API to make real-time “bot-or-not” decisions within a user’s session, enabling frictionless authentication for human users and immediate “access denied” triggers for attackers. bots or invalid automated traffic.

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Exabeam Spotlight22 will showcase its product innovations live from New York at the NASDAQ MarketSite

Exabeam, a leader in next-generation SIEM and XDR, has announced the upcoming date of its fifth annual user conference, Spotlight22, which will be broadcast worldwide to Exabeam’s global customers, partners and employees live from the NASDAQ MarketSite. in New York City on October 17, 2022. At Spotlight22, security managers and teams will learn how to get even more out of the Exabeam Fusion products they have already deployed, understand the latest best practices for detection, investigation, and Threat Response Teams (TDIR) and learn what their peers are doing to modernize security operations with Exabeam. Attendees will have access to Exabeam leaders and experts across the company’s product, engineering and customer success teams.

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