46% of all on-prem databases are vulnerable to attack, breaches expected to grow

46% of all on-prem databases globally are vulnerable to attack, according to a research by Imperva. A five-year longitudinal study comprising nearly 27,000 scanned databases discovered that the average database contains 26 existing vulnerabilities. 56% of the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVEs) found were ranked as ‘High’ or ‘Critical’ severity, aligned with guidelines from the […]

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Transmit Security raises $543M to accelerate its mission of helping the world go passwordless

Transmit Security announced it has raised $543 million in Series A funding, bringing the company’s pre-money valuation to $2.2 billion, and marking the largest Series A funding round in cybersecurity history and one of the highest valuations for a bootstrapped company. The funding round was led by Insight Partners and General Atlantic, with additional investment […]

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New infosec products of the week: May 28, 2021

NetWitness Cloud SIEM delivers cloud-based threat detection and response NetWitness Cloud SIEM is a cloud-based threat detection and response solution that delivers pervasive visibility, multi-faceted analytics, and automated response capabilities without the need for on-premise deployment and administration. Imperva Data Privacy protects and reports on personal data across all data assets Imperva Data Privacy brings […]

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Imperva Data Privacy protects and reports on personal data across all data assets

Imperva introduces a new data privacy solution to help organizations discover, identify and protect personal data in any on-prem, cloud, hybrid and multi-cloud environment. It has been years since the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was first introduced. Over that period, concerns over personal data privacy and security have grown dramatically and individuals […]

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Imperva introduces Serverless Protection to secure serverless computing functions

Imperva launches Imperva Serverless Protection, a new product built to secure organizations from vulnerabilities created by misconfigured apps and code-level security risks in serverless computing environments. Designed with the developer and security team in mind, the new product is easily deployed as an AWS Lambda layer, protecting functions without changing code. Built on Amazon Web […]

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Saltworks partners with Secure Code Warrior on secure coding for DevOps

Saltworks announced a partnership with Secure Code Warrior to elevate the importance and accessibility of secure code education and skills development. By helping developers write secure code from the start, development teams can ship quality code faster, avoiding errors and reducing risks, and increase skills adoption. The partnership aligns with Saltworks’ strategy to collaborate with […]

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372% increase in healthcare bot traffic could tamper with booking vaccine dates

Nations around the world are racing to acquire COVID-19 vaccines and assemble digital infrastructure and web applications to enable appointment booking. As they do this, Imperva Research Labs has monitored a staggering 372% increase in healthcare bot traffic globally since September 2020. In February 2021, bot traffic soared 48.8%, the largest increase over the past […]

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