Intel exec pushes geotagging to address Euro privacy laws

NOV 18, 2015 – MEDIA

Intel has worked on the problem with cloud security company HyTrust, Bryant said, and geotagging VMs is “a solution that’s in the market today.”


 

Nadella: Microsoft to Be Stealth Operator for Cloud Security

NOV 17, 2015 – MEDIA

“Mobility and cloud offer tremendous advantages to businesses and consumers but also introduce risk,” said Fred Kost, senior vice president at HyTrust.

“Efforts to share information and tie systems together are very beneficial to detect and respond to new threats and reduce those risks,” he told the E-Commerce Times. “The IT world consists of many different platforms, so more has to be done to improve platform-agnostic security that spans different endpoints, data centers and cloud providers.”


 

The dark side of layered security

NOV 13, 2015 – MEDIA

Intel has worked on the problem with cloud security company HyTrust, Bryant said, and geotagging VMs is “a solution that’s in the market today.”


 

Massive JPMorgan Chase Computer Hacking Sees Expanded Criminal Charges For The Israel-Linked Alleged Hackers

NOV 11, 2015 – MEDIA

“The theft of data from [JP Morgan Chase] and the breaches at financial news outlets provided the ingredients to execute a very scalable and very profitable cyber crime operation”, says Fred Kost, SVP at HyTrust.


JP Morgan Breach Only One Piece Of Vast Criminal Enterprise, Indictments Reveal

NOV 10, 2015 – MEDIA

Fred Kost talks about hacking regulation and legislation with CSO in a series of topical discussions with industry leaders and experts.


Hacked Opinions: The legalities of hacking – Fred Kost

NOV 5, 2015 – MEDIA

Fred Kost talks about hacking regulation and legislation with CSO in a series of topical discussions with industry leaders and experts.


Safe Harbor ruled invalid

OCT 5, 2015 – MEDIA

The data-sharing agreement known as Safe Harbor was ruled invalid on Oct. 6 by the Court of Justice of the European Union, with widespread ramifications for organizations ranging from cloud computing providers to multinational companies that move information across the Atlantic.


Experian T-Mobile hack shows encryption no ‘panacea’ for security, warns Tor co-founder

OCT 5, 2015 – MEDIA

“If companies do not ask about, and require, details about the protection of their data – including the use of encryption, monitoring and enforcement of access policies, and key management – it’s not a question of ‘if’ they will find themselves in the same position as T-Mobile in the future,” Kost added, suggesting companies storing data in this way will suffer the consequences.


As containers take off, so do security concerns

SEP 18, 2015 – MEDIA

According to a recent survey sponsored by container data management company Cluster HQ, 73 percent of enterprises are currently using containers for development and testing, but only 39 percent are using them in a production environment.


Containers offer a quick and easy way to package up applications but security is becoming a real concern

SEP 17, 2015 – MEDIA

However, for production deployment, organizations need tools that they can use that are similar to the management and security tools that already exist for virtualization, said Eric Chiu, president and co-founder at virtualization security vendor HyTrust.

“Role-based access controls, audit-quality logging and monitoring, encryption of data, hardening of the containers — all these are going to be required,” he said.


HyTrust Claims Advances In Virtual Data Center Ops

SEP 4, 2015 – MEDIA

HyTrust, a security firm working on virtualization, has released HyTrust CloudControl 4.5 as an add-on to VMware’s NSX software-defined networking. This new version of CloudControl places role-based access controls on NSX network segments.


HyTrust Updates CloudControl Protection For VMware NSX

SEP 3, 2015 – MEDIA

HyTrust announced the release of an updated CloudControl appliance that adds security automation to an existing VMware vSphere infrastructure. Installed as a virtual appliance, CloudControl allows administrators an easier way to tackle tasks such as multi-tenancy while giving additional access controls and visibility into the overall environment.


VMware Fleshes Out the Virtual Datacenter

SEP 3, 2015 – MEDIA

Cloud security automation specialist HyTrust announced a virtual appliance residing between IT administrators and vSphere that adds role-based access controls to virtual infrastructure. HyTrust said the latest version of its security appliance adds new features to a VMware software-defined networking tool.


Court: FTC can take action on corporate data breaches

SEP 3, 2015 – MEDIA

“Everyone wants to see more done,” said Eric Chiu, president and co-founder at Mountain View, Calif.-based HyTrust Inc., a cloud security automation company. “Allowing companies to police themselves hasn’t worked.”


Demise of Ashley Madison CEO shows business leaders at risk after data breaches

SEP 3, 2015 – MEDIA

As details emerge about the hack of adultery website Ashley Madison, its users have a reason to be nervous. “This breach has the potential to ruin the lives of millions of people,” Eric Chiu, co-founder of cloud security firm HyTrust, told NBC News.


VMWare unveils new unified hybrid cloud products at VMworld

SEP 2, 2015 – MEDIA

Eric Chiu, cofounder and president of HyTrust, said, “HyTrust is proud to work with VMware on a solution that provides customers fine-grained administrative access to configure, control and monitor security policies for micro-segments, and we believe this delivers an important capability for organizations pursuing network virtualization .This is a fundamental shift in the application deployment patterns we’re seeing as you start to embrace the public cloud”, he said.


Best of VMworld 2015 Awards winners

SEP 1, 2015 – MEDIA

Winner: HyTrust, HyTrust CloudControl NSX Protection

Judge’s comments about the winner: “Enables data sovereignty for companies that have too many cooks in the kitchen.”


HyTrust Announces CloudControl for VMware NSX

AUG 31, 2015 – MEDIA

HyTrust Inc., the Cloud Security Automation Company, today announced a new release of HyTrust CloudControl—the virtual appliance that resides between administrators and VMware vSphere® to add critical role-based access controls, visibility and secure multi-tenancy to the virtual infrastructure. Version 4.5 adds new features to augment VMware NSX™ micro-segmentation with administrator permissions for the Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC).


Should FTC regulate commercial cybersecurity?

AUG 25, 2015 – MEDIA

An appellate court ruling Monday affirmed the Federal Trade Commission’s role in policing the cybersecurity of commercial companies, a role some have argued is an overreach of the regulator’s authority.


Exposed in Ashley Madison Hack? Here’s What to Do Now

AUG 20, 2015 – MEDIA

As details emerge about the hack of adultery website Ashley Madison, its users have a reason to be nervous. “This breach has the potential to ruin the lives of millions of people,” Eric Chiu, co-founder of cloud security firm HyTrust, told NBC News.


IRS Get Transcript Breach Triples In Scope

AUG 19, 2015 – MEDIA

Data breach news just keeps getting worse and worse for the federal government this summer. The latest blow comes this week with the announcement from the IRS that the breach in its Get Transcript application was three times worse than initially reported.


IRS Data Breach Exposed 334,000 Taxpayer Accounts

AUG 19, 2015 – MEDIA

The Internal Revenue Service recently stated that a previously-disclosed cyber attack, which exposed taxpayer data between February and May of 2015, affected more than three times more people than had been initially announced.


Hackers claim to have exposed Ashley Madison users on web

AUG 17, 2015 – MEDIA

Hackers claim to have leaked a massive list of users from Ashley Madison, a matchmaking website for cheating spouses, saying its owners had refused to bow to their demands to close the site.


Hackers Gain Control Because Organizations Allow Them to Do So

JUL 27, 2015 – MEDIA

“As Eric Chiu, president and co-founder of HyTrust, told eSecurity Planet concerning the AshleyMadison hack: [T]his is a great example of how organizations can now be held hostage and permanently damaged by the own data that they collect.”


Ashley Madison hack reveals global support for infidelity

JUL 22, 2015 – MEDIA

“Data is the new currency and the breach at Ashley Madison shows attackers are not only looking to steal consumer information for profit but to hold companies hostage,” said Eric Chiu, president and co-founder of cloud security company HyTrust.”


Ledger Gazette: US official resigns over data breach

JUL 12, 2015 – MEDIA

According to the OPM, some of the breached records include interviews conducted by background investigators, social security numbers, and about 1.1 million fingerprints. The stolen data “can be used to not only access financial accounts and steal identities, but also identify and target government employees for other nation state attacks”, Eric Chiu, president of cloud security firm HyTrust, said…


PCMag: OPM Director Resigns After Massive Data Breach

JUL 10, 2015 – MEDIA

The resignation comes after the OPM in June disclosed that hackers stole 4.2 million personnel records from the agency from the agency. The stolen data “can be used to not only access financial accounts and steal identities, but also identify and target government employees for other nation state attacks,” Eric Chiu, president of cloud security firm HyTrust, said in a statement.


Digital Journal: Cloud Security Automation Provider HyTrust Names Security Industry Veteran Fred Kost as Senior VP, Marketing

JUN 09, 2015 – MEDIA

HyTrust Inc., the Cloud Security Automation Company, today announced that longtime industry professional Fred Kost has been named to the post of Senior VP, Marketing. “Fred has exactly the breadth and depth of experience we need to build on our market momentum and pursue new opportunities, both in the United States and around the world,” said John de Santis, chairman and CEO of HyTrust.


Asian Journal: More than 100,000 taxpayers affected in IRS breach

MAY 27, 2015 – MEDIA

Cyber criminals gained access to information from more than 100,000 taxpayer accounts by hacking into an online service the Internal Revenue Service uses to grant Americans access to previous tax returns, the agency said Tuesday, May 26. “This is a wake-up call that breaches have a compounding effect and the stakes are getting higher,” said Eric Chiu, a security expert who is president of cloud…