Alert Logic makes three key executive hires

Alert Logic has made three new executive hires that will be instrumental in helping to facilitate its continued global growth.  Alert Logic hired Houston-based John Karnes as the new Chief Financial Officer, John Carse as the new Vice President of Security Operations and Bob Layton as Vice President of Global Channels.

ForeScout and Rapid7 help to reduce attack surface

ForeScout Technologies has introduced the ForeScout Extended Module for Rapid7 Nexpose, an industry-leading, live vulnerability management solution. The ForeScout Extended Module allows joint customers to leverage Nexpose to scan for vulnerabilities and mitigate threats stemming from potentially risky devices that join the network. Rapid7 (NASDAQ: RPD) is an industry-leading security data and analytics company.

Cybersecurity certification program

SecureAuth Corporation has launched the SecureAuth University, a continuing education program for customers, partners and employees of SecureAuth. Through eLearning and instructor-led courses, SecureAuth University offers certification for three levels of cybersecurity professionals: administrator, advanced administrator and developer.

White paper focuses on cyber security issues affecting data centre remote monitoring

Digital remote monitoring services deliver real-time monitoring and data analytics support via the cloud to data centre operators. The obvious benefits of maximum uptime with minimal overhead and improved efficiency are nevertheless offset by the threat of such systems being used as an avenue for a cyber attack. With proper precautions taken at both the design and operations stages, these threats can be minimised.

Only 8% of Asian nations are safe for data privacy

Only four Asian nations are considered truly secure for data storage, according to a new report by secure data centre Artmotion. Combining independent data from the United Nations, World Economic Forum, Transparency International and several other leading privacy groups, the report titled Data Danger Zones ranks over 170 nations on their abilities to keep digital information safe, private and secure.