Identity management and information security news for the week of September 16; Updates to Sumo Logic, SandboxAQ, Dig Security, etc.


The editors of Solutions Review have curated this list of the most notable identity management and information security news for the week of September 16. This curated list includes identity management and information security vendors like Sumo Logic, SandboxAQ, Dig Security, 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 September 16 on identity management and information security

Sumo Logic Adds Cloud SIEM to FedRAMP-Moderate Offering

Sumo Logic, a SaaS analytics platform, announced that Sumo Logic Cloud SIEM is now available as part of the Sumo Logic FedRAMP-Moderate offering. With this designation, Sumo Logic becomes the first cloud-native SIEM to provide insights into on-premises and cloud environments for public sector organizations to help them navigate the growing global threat landscape. Sumo Logic also announced that it has expanded its partnership with CloudHesive, a cloud-based managed security service provider (MSSP). CloudHesive will use Sumo Logic Cloud SIEM to strengthen the security of data and digital services required by the federal government’s security protocol – Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification 2.0 (CMMC).

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Ransomware Gang Threatens Leak of 1M-Plus Medical Records

Two recent ransomware attacks on healthcare systems indicate that cybercriminals continue to put medical clinics and hospitals firmly in their sights. The Daixin team took credit for the September 1 assault on the Texas-based OakBend Medical Center, causing the organization’s communications and computer systems to shut down as well as the exfiltration of internal data. The criminals claim to have stolen more than a million records, including names, dates of birth, social security numbers and patient treatment information. It is not immediately clear whether this is a million affected patients or a million sensitive medical and personal information. The gang further warned that a “full leak” of data could follow and claims to have previously shared employees’ personal information as an upload, likely to prove it siphoned off data and/or to compel the group to health care to meet the demands of extortionists.

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Concentric AI partners with Snowflake to improve data security posture management

Concentric AI, a provider of intelligent AI-powered solutions for protecting critical business data, announced its partnership with Snowflake, the data cloud company, to integrate its Semantic Intelligence solution. This integration benefits joint customers by making Concentric AI’s data security posture management capabilities readily available on the Snowflake Data Cloud. Semantic intelligence provides Snowflake customers with a complete solution for data discovery, risk assessment, and mitigation activities. This helps common customers quickly analyze data to establish least-privilege access controls and comply with regulatory requirements for Personally Identifiable Information (PII), Personal Health Information (PHI) and financial information (PCI). Semantic intelligence operates continuously and autonomously, processing data on the Snowflake Data Cloud with precision and without IT overhead.

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U-Haul discloses data breach exposing customers’ driver’s licenses

Moving and storage giant U-Haul International (U-Haul) has disclosed a data breach after a customer contract search tool was hacked to access customer names and driver’s license information. Following an incident investigation launched on July 12 after discovering the breach, the company discovered on August 1 that attackers had accessed certain customers’ rental contracts between November 5, 2021 and April 5, 2022. The attacker had accessed the U-Haul rental search portal. after compromising two “one-time passwords”. Although he did not explain how the credentials were compromised, the company changed them after the breach was detected to block further malicious activity.

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SandboxAQ acquires Cryptosense

SandboxAQ, an enterprise SaaS company providing the combined effects of AI and quantum (QA) technology to governments and the Global 1000, announced that it has acquired Cryptosense, a cybersecurity analytics software company and of encryption. The SandboxAQ acquisition comes just weeks after the company unveiled its strategic investment program and initial investment in evolutionQ. The acquisition of Cryptosense complements and accelerates the deployment of SandboxAQ’s post-quantum cryptography (PQC) solutions to enterprises and government institutions worldwide. SandboxAQ’s cybersecurity products allow large enterprises to extend cryptography management across their entire IT infrastructure, giving CISOs a single, 360° view of how encryption is used across the enterprise – a essential first step in migrating to PQC.

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Sift Welcomes Mary Writz as New Senior Vice President of Products

Sift, a Digital Trust & Safety platform, announced that Mary Writz has joined the leadership team as senior vice president of product. With more than 20 years of experience building and scaling cybersecurity solutions, Writz will lead Sift’s strategy and product development to help businesses secure every step of the customer journey. Writz joins Sift after four years at identity management company ForgeRock, where she led the consumer identity product organization and helped the company through an IPO. Prior to ForgeRock, Writz held product leadership roles at Hewlett Packard and IBM, where she focused on threat detection, machine learning, security intelligence, and targeted attack protection.

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OneSpan launches virtual room enabling secure face-to-face transactions

OneSpan, the digital agreement security company, announced the general availability of its Virtual Room secure cloud service that enables organizations to provide live, highly tactile support to their customers in a high-assurance virtual environment. This next-generation customer engagement solution gives organizations the ability to balance identity security, authentication, and e-signature solutions from the broader OneSpan portfolio with a high-assurance virtual experience that’s the next best thing to to enter a branch or an in-person meeting. Virtual Room complements digital-first transaction experiences by providing organizations with a unique opportunity to create personalized, highly tactile, human-assisted interactions, and improving customer experience, increasing deal completion rates, and reducing security risks and fraud.

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Dig raises $34 million to tackle cloud data security

Data security startup Dig Security has raised a $34 million Series A investment that will be used to further develop its platform. The investment is being led by SignalFire, with Felicis Ventures, Okta Ventures and former backer, cybersecurity incubator and investor Team8 also participating. Dig came out of stealth and didn’t announce its $11 million seed round until May of this year. The reason for the quick follow-up is that the round had actually been closed (and had been used) some time before it was announced, and because the emergence of stealth allowed the company to get a lot of contacts. incoming from customers and investors.

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