IT & Telecom Industry News

In Security & Assurance News, AT&T data-specific fields were discovered in a data set released on the dark web. While AT&T has made this determination, it is not yet known whether the data in those fields originated from AT&T or one of its vendors.
Qumulo unveiled the Private Availability of the Qumulo Cloud Native file system. Customers participating in private availability can now use Qumulo’s Enterprise proven multi-protocol file system to store, manage, and curate unstructured data at the exabyte scale while taking full advantage of the scale, durability, and superior economics of their own Amazon S3 buckets from Amazon Web Services. Cisco has discovered a radically new approach to securing data centers and clouds in response to the increasing demands the AI revolution has put on IT infrastructure. Cisco is rearchitecting how we harness and protect AI and other modern workloads with its industry-first Cisco Hypershield.

Security & Assurance News

In Security & Assurance News, AT&T data-specific fields were discovered in a data set released on the dark web. While AT&T has made this determination, it is not yet known whether the data in those fields originated from AT&T or one of its vendors. With respect to the balance of the data set, which includes personal information such as social security numbers, the source of the data is still being assessed. Fortinet released the latest version of its FortiOS operating system and other major enhancements to the company’s cybersecurity platform, the Fortinet Security Fabric. Spirent is working with one of the world’s leading online payment platforms to help ensure the integrity of its cyber defenses. The company has adopted Spirent’s CyberFlood solution to test the performance, scalability, and security effectiveness of its network defenses.

Cloudflare has collaborated with Booz Allen Hamilton to support enterprises under attack by providing expedited Under Attack as a Service with 30-Day Rapid Response DDoS Mitigation, including continuous monitoring and protection. Under this new agreement, Booz Allen’s Global Commercial clients facing a cyber attack will be connected to Cloudflare for immediate Incident Response. Palo Alto Networks reached a new milestone in how security operations centers secure the cloud. The new innovations as part of Cortex XSIAM for Cloud bolster the Palo Alto Networks Cortex XSIAM platform to natively deliver Cloud Detection and Response capabilities in one unified solution, making Cortex XSIAM the industry's first SOC platform optimized for the cloud.

Market News

In Market News, Lumen announced they have landed a $73,616,904 contract to transform the U.S. Government Accountability Office's network, data, voice and video connectivity so the agency can better serve Congress and the American people. Cisco completed the acquisition of Isovalent, a leader in open source cloud native networking and security. This marks a significant step forward in Cisco’s commitment to define the future of secure, multicloud networking. NEC made a strategic investment in Seraphim Space Venture Fund II, a pioneering venture capital fund specializing in the space industry and operated by Seraphim Space, the most prolific investor globally in this domain. Seraphim Space boasts a distinguished portfolio comprising over 100 space-related startup companies, covering a spectrum of stages from seed to later stages.

Comarch and KPN announced that they are extending their partnership with a five-year agreement focused on software as a service and innovation. Gilat Satellite Networks announced that a leading IFC Service Provider is expanding its In-Flight Connectivity capabilities with a strategic multi million-dollar order mainly for Gilat’s Taurus Aero modems. Cloudflare has made an entrance into the observability market with the acquisition of Baselime, the cloud-native observability platform. By integrating Baselime’s technology with Cloudflare’s developer platform, Cloudflare will be uniquely positioned to bring deep knowledge of serverless platforms and developer experience together to solve the challenges of observability for serverless apps.

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