Press Coverage

Li-Fi fantastic - Quocirca’s report from Infosec 2015

— As with any trade show, Infosec (Europe's biggest IT security bash) can get a bit mind-numbing, with one vendor after another going on about the big issues of the day - advanced threat detection, threat intelligence networks, the dangers of the internet-of-things and so on. They all have a different take these topics, but they all talk the same language, it can be hard to see the wood for the trees. Full Story

ITSM Global Podcast - SITS15 - Matt Dircks

— Matt Dircks, CEO of Bomgar, featured in a podcast interview from the annual SITS15 conference in London. Full Story

Government Breach Confirms Weak Security

— In reaction to a data breach of four million current and former federal employees, a security expert said the incident is proof that traditional methods are not providing secured, privileged administrator access. A DHA statement blamed Chinese hackers for the cyber break-in of U.S. government personnel office computer networks, in which identifying information belonging to the Office of Personnel Management and the Interior Department was stolen. Full Story

Access control and password management solution for privileged endpoints

— Bomgar and Thycotic have partnered to provide enterprises with better control and visibility of access to critical endpoints and privileged accounts. Bomgar Privileged Access Management enables security professionals to control, monitor, and manage access to critical systems by privileged users. Thycotic’s Secret Server provides users the ability to automatically discover, control and audit access to critical privileged passwords in one centralized, web-based repository. Full Story

Bomgar and Thycotic Team Up for Privileged Identity Management

— Bomgar, a provider of secure remote support and access management solutions, and Thycotic, a provider of privileged account management solutions for global organizations, have partnered to integrate Bomgar’s Privileged Access Management solution and Thycotic’s Secret Server enterprise privileged account management solution. The new integration aims to provide enterprises with “better control and visibility of access to critical endpoints and privileged accounts,” according to a press release. Full Story

Gourmet sandwich cyber-hack leaves FBI in a pickle

— The FBI has stepped in to issue a new malware warning after a restaurant chain's credit card system was compromised last week across several US states. The Jimmy John's ‘gourmet sandwich' chain was among other trading names linked to a cyber-attack designed to steal customers' personal financial data. Full Story

How can companies protect themselves from Point of Sale (POS) malware?

— When we talk about point of sale (POS) systems, security concerns are now often at the forefront of the conversation. In March, Cisco discovered a new breed of POS malware, dubbed “PoSeidon,” which infects machines to scrape memory for credit card information then exfiltrates that data to servers located elsewhere in the world. Full Story

20 of the Greatest Myths of Cloud Security

— Back in 2011, while reporting at the annual information security RSA Conference held in San Francisco, I asked attendees, “What’s the most over-hyped issue in security?” Universally everyone responded, “The cloud.” The cloud might have been hype four years ago, though today it’s a necessary business driver. Unfortunately, confusion on its effective use has given rise to a series of industry myths, often imbuing fear in many CIOs. Full Story

Bomgar Launches Privileged Access Management Solution: Sam Elliott Interview

— Back in January 2015 I had the privilege of speaking with Bomgar’s Boatner Blankenstein. In our conversation, we discussed a Ponemon study that said 71% of employees have access to data in a company that they probably shouldn’t have. Now, Bomgar has released a new solution which addresses this very threat. Full Story

Blum on Bomgar: Fabulously Functional Furniture Fittings

— Secure remote support and access management company Bomgar has signed Julius Blum GmbH as a new customer for global tech support and managed third-party privileged access. Located in Austria, Blum specialises in the production of functional furniture fittings. Full Story

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Elizabeth Hulsey | Public Relations Specialist Bomgar Corporation