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Buckle Up: It’s Time for 2024 Security Predictions

It doesn’t take a prophet to know that computer security will be in the news in 2024, and probably not in a good way. What we don’t know are the particulars of how cybercriminals will be trying to penetrate defenses Read more…

Five AWS Predictions as re:Invent 2023 Kicks Off

The computing world this week turns to Amazon Web Services, the company that originally defined the public cloud space and continues to enjoy the largest slice of the cloud pie. Its annual re:Invent conference, which kic Read more…

Cars: The Next Data Privacy Battleground

Don’t look now, but your car may be spying on you. Unless you drive a pre-digital model, your car’s maker is likely collecting all kinds of data about you, including your race, your driver’s license numbers, how fa Read more…

You Can Now Query Encrypted Data, MongoDB Says

MongoDB yesterday officially rolled out Queryable Encryption, a new offering that enables users to query data while it’s encrypted in the database. While the technology isn’t a silver bullet for security, it could si Read more…

The Business Case for Privacy Enhancing Technologies

In a world that’s constantly hyping the next big thing, it’s natural to be wary when a family of technologies is described as transformational. This label has been recently associated with Privacy Enhancing Technolog Read more…

News In Brief

Akto Launches World’s First Proactive GenAI Security Testing

With the rapid growth of AI, there are rising concerns about the vulnerabilities associated with the deployment of AI and related services. Several studies, including a recently released Primavera report, show that a maj Read more…

New Hadoop and Flink Hacks Leveraging Known Configuration Vulnerability

Security researchers at Aqua Nautilus say they are tracking a new set of attacks against Apache Hadoop and Apache Flink applications. The attackers are employing stealthy techniques to exploit a known security vulnerabil Read more…

Data Access Governance & Security Leader ALTR Closes $25M Series C Funding

Businesses of all sizes are striving to maximize data access and security, however, it might not be enough. An Increasing volume and complexity of data has made it more challenging for businesses to keep their data secur Read more…

UC Berkeley Profs Raise $10.6M Seed, Launch GenAI Startup for Security

Generative AI driven by advanced machine learning and neural networks has ushered us into a new era of cybersecurity. Using generative AI to boost cybersecurity is an evolving field with the potential to transform how en Read more…

DARPA Issues Cyber Challenge to Find and Fix Security Vulns with AI

Today at Black Hat USA conference, the  Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF) announced the AI Cyber Challenge (AIxCC), a two-year competition to build artificia Read more…

This Just In

Rockset Hybrid Search Release Sets New Course for Vector Databases

May 16, 2024 |

SAN MATEO, Calif., May 16, 2024 — Rockset today announced native support for hybrid search. Hybrid search involves incorporating vector search and text search as well as metadata filtering, all in a single query. Read more…

Elastic Security Labs Releases Guidance to Avoid LLM Risks and Abuses

May 8, 2024 |

SAN FRANCISCO, May 8, 2024 — Elastic, a leading Search AI company, announced LLM Safety Assessment: The Definitive Guide on Avoiding Risk and Abuses, the latest research issued by Elastic Security Labs. Read more…

Niobium Secures $5.5M in Venture Financing to Commercialize FHE Accelerator Chip

May 7, 2024 |

DAYTON, Ohio, May 7, 2024 — Niobium today announced the completion of a $5.5 million seed fundraising round, marking a substantial step towards its future growth and development. Read more…

Redpanda 24.1 Launches with New Write Caching Capabilities for 98% Improved Latency

May 7, 2024 |

SAN FRANCISCO, May 7, 2024 — Redpanda today announced the release of Redpanda 24.1, a powerful update that provides users more options for optimizing performance, extends inline processing capabilities and ensures the predictability and security of their systems. Read more…

BigID Launches Industry-First Hybrid Scanning for Cloud Native Workloads

May 7, 2024 |

SAN FRANCISCO, May 7, 2024 — BigID, a pioneer in AI-augmented data security, compliance, and privacy for modern cloud-first enterprises, announced a groundbreaking new advancement in cloud data security, privacy, and governance with the launch of its industry-first dual-scanning technology. Read more…

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