August 2019

Carbon Black Threat Analysis Unit (TAU) Uncovers Significant Evolution of Popular Cryptomining Campaign Affecting More than 500,000 Computers

Dubbed “Access Mining,” TAU’s discovery demonstrates how cryptomining malware has been enhanced to steal system access information for possible sale on the dark web.

By some estimates, attackers could theoretically pull in $1.6 million annually by leveraging this attack model, which began about two years ago due to cryptocurrency market fluctuations and high availability of open source attack tools.

Reading, UK – 7th August 2019 -- Carbon Black (NASDAQ: CBLK), a leader in cloud-native endpoint protection, today released a threat report outlining how a well-known cryptomining campaign has been enhanced to steal system access information for possible sale on the dark web.

ShieldIO announces Secure Autonomous Drivers to run real-time search and mathematics on encrypted data, without the need to decrypt

ShieldIO awarded Startup Company of the Year by Enterprise Security Magazine for its advanced encryption solutions enabling Cyber-Resilience at the core of organisations’ data

ShieldIO, the leading provider of real-time homomorphic encryption for today’s data-centric applications, has announced the availability of its Secure Autonomous Drivers. 

ShieldIO Secure Autonomous Drivers enable organisations of any size to overcome one of the biggest barriers to cloud adoption: securing data while maintaining its full use. Lack of Cyber Resiliency is now at the forefront of data owners’ minds. Using ShieldIO’s Data-Centric approach to encryption, these fears can be alleviated without compromising data usability.

HomeGrid Forum lays out roadmap for a secure wireless connected future with Light Communication

Ahead of DEF CON 27, HomeGrid Forum announces it is working on the certification for Visible Light Communication (VLC) and, more broadly, Light Communication (LC)

Las Vegas, USA, 7th August 2019: The Visible Light Communication (VLC) industry is growing at a rapid rate and is set to exceed ten billion devices by 2023, according to HomeGrid Forum President Dr Len Dauphinee. Today, Dr Dauphinee laid out a roadmap of the future of VLC and its role alongside G.hn in promoting a secure wireless environment. 

Irish Woman Wins Australian Top Women in Tech Award

Dublin & Sydney, 6th August 2019: ConX, a platform connecting contractors in the construction industry, co-founded and headed by Irish entrepreneur Annie Slattery, scooped Australia’s top award for ‘Women in Tech’ start-ups.

Annie Slattery, an entrepreneur originally from Clontarf in Dublin, launched ConX in 2014, to digitally transform how construction contractors find and win work. The top award was part of a pitch competition in the wake of the largest women technologists’ conference, the Grace Hopper Celebration, Hopper Down Under held in Australia for the first time earlier this week.

REaD Group and Marie Curie Celebrate Award Success with Multi Award-Winning Insight Project

But the real winner is data

London, 5 August 2019 – Marketing data and insight agency REaD Group has further cemented its success in data-driven and insight marketing after winning a number of awards at two separate industry events, and being shortlisted for a further three categories in a third.

Alongside Marie Curie, REaD Group was named as winner of the Best Use of Insight Award at the IoF National Fundraising Awards on 2nd July for the Big SHIFT project. The National Fundraising Awards celebrate the very best in fundraising and are a unique opportunity to showcase excellence in the charity fundraising sector.