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Wearables: The New Security Attack Frontier

Wearables

Wearable devices are gaining traction, with estimates that more than 175 million will be in use by 2018.

Bah-Humbug: Targeting Children’s Identities During the Holiday Season

Scrooge

Two recent massive breaches appear to be targeting children’s identities—attacks on VTech and H

Christmas Spam, And We Don’t Mean the Canned Stuff

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And, it is also the time of year to do your best to avoid holiday spam.

DNS Inventor Paul Mockapetris Sets Sights on Cyber Security

World-renowned computer scientist and Internet Hall of Fame inductee joins ThreatSTOP as Chief Scientist

Carlsbad, CADecember 15, 2015ThreatSTOP, the company that makes threat intelligence actionable in real time, today announced Paul Mockapetris, inventor of the Internet Domain Name System (DNS), has joined the company as its Chief Scientist. Mockapetris is a world-renowned expert and visionary in the international computer science community, with more than 30 years’ experience in consistently developing landmark Internet technologies. In this newly created role, Mockapetris will provide guidance to the ongoing product innovation process, and lead research into DNS-based security.

ThreatSTOP Joins Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Alliance

Cloud-based security service protects Microsoft Azure customers from attacks and data-theft

Carlsbad, CA – Dec. 3, 2015ThreatSTOP, the company that makes threat intelligence actionable in real time, today announced it has joined the Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Alliance to deliver its cloud-based, automated threat protection service to enterprise customers using Microsoft Azure. This collaboration highlights ThreatSTOP’s commitment to better protect customers’ data both on-premises and in the cloud, enabling businesses to take advantage of Azure flexibility, scale and innovation.

ThreatSTOP Unveils Enterprise-Grade Threat Protection Platform

SaaS threat intelligence service meets demand for large-scale customer support

Carlsbad, CANovember 18, 2015 – ThreatSTOP, the company that makes threat intelligence actionable in real time, today announced a broad-scale upgrade to the company’s software-as-a-service threat intelligence delivery platform. In response to attracting a fast-growing customer base of large enterprise customers, the company made a long-term investment in ensuring best-in-class service delivery for enterprise-scale deployments.

ThreatSTOP and Orixcom to Deliver Proactive Security Intelligence to the Middle East and Africa

Cloud-based security service prevents data theft for every device on the network

Carlsbad, CAOctober 7, 2015 – ThreatSTOP, the company that makes threat intelligence actionable in near real time, today announced a partnership with Orixcom to deliver its cloud-based, automated threat intelligence service to enterprise customers and government entities in the Middle East and Africa. Orixcom is a provider of connectivity, cloud and managed services in the region and the ThreatSTOP service prevents both inbound malware attacks and data theft for Orixcom customers. Orixcom will provide sales, service support and training for joint security service customers throughout the region.

ThreatSTOP Closes $4.75M In Series B Funding

Cloud-based security deflects malware attacks for any device on the network

Carlsbad, CASeptember 10, 2015 – ThreatSTOP, the company that makes threat intelligence actionable in near real time, today announced the completion of $4.75 million in Series B funding. The round was led by new investors David Cheriton, PhD, computer science professor at Stanford, and Susumu Watanabe, founder, chairman and president of Network Value Components. They join investors from a previous round including Paul Mockapetris, inventor of the Internet Domain Name Service (DNS), Marcus Sachs, former vice president for national security policy for Verizon, and Johannes Ullrich, founder of DShield and currently responsible for the SANS Internet Storm Center (ISC).

ThreatSTOP Establishes Base in Japan to Serve Expansion into Asia Pacific

New office in Japan Brings Sales, Training, and Support to Region

Carlsbad, CA – September 2, 2015 – ThreatSTOP, the company that makes threat intelligence actionable in near real time, today announced the company has opened an office in Japan to support business expansion into Asia Pacific. ThreatSTOP’s cybersecurity services leverage the domain name service (DNS) to provide broad protection at the gateway and in the DNS from malware attacks across the entire network and endpoints, such as servers, laptops and mobile devices.

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