CensorNet has been named as a Niche Player in the October 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Access Security Brokers report for the second year. First compiled in 2017, this is the second Magic Quadrant focused on cloud access security brokers (CASBs), with vendors positioned based on ability to execute and completeness of vision.
Gartner has released its new 2018 Magic Quadrant for Secure Web Gateway (SWG) results and Sangfor Technologies is was listed for the 7th Consecutive Year! Sangfor IAM’s position in the Magic Quadrant improved yet again in 2018, outclassing some of last year’s vendors and proving that Sangfor IAM is universally recognized as a world-class internet access management solution.
UK based CensorNet has sold its MFA business (Copenhagen-based SMS Passcode), to US headquartered Entrust Datacard, who offer trusted identity and secure transaction technologies across the world. In addition to acquiring CensorNet’s MFA business, Entrust Datacard have made a strategic investment in CensorNet. This long term partnership will ensure both sides capitalise on the clear synergy that exists between product sets, particularly around CASB and user behavior/activity analytics.
There’s no doubt about it, the global cloud market is increasing exponentially… and, as it does, so too do the cyber threats within the cloud landscape. Today, cloud security is more important than ever before.
Dr Robyn Torok is an expert in on-line radicalisation at Edith Cowan University in Perth. Recently she presented a research paper showing how social media such as Facebook is being used to radicalise teens.
Following the acquisition of Bloxx by cloud services company Akamai, Bloxx have announced that their current product set will no longer be available for sale and renewals will only be offered until January 31, 2016.
Students being radicalised by on-line material is now a sad reality. In the UK, legislation has recently come into force that specifies that schools have a duty of care to prevent pupils being radicalised. In Australia the ANZAC day terror plot involving teens in the UK and Australia communicating via social media highlights the issue.