OPSWAT Update – September 2021


OPSWAT Named “Overall Infrastructure Security Solution Provider of the Year” in 2021 CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards Program

OPSWAT has been named the winner of the “Overall Infrastructure Security Solution Provider of the Year” award by Cybersecurity Breakthrough, a leading independent market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global information security market today.

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OPSWAT Strengthens Executive Leadership Team with Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Industry Veterans

OPSWAT welcomed Stephen Gorham, CIO and Head of Global Operations, and Pamela Bartz, SVP of Global Marketing, to its executive leadership team to scale operational excellence and global market share.

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OPSWAT Acquires SNDBOX to Offer Market-Leading Malware Analysis Solution

OPSWAT has acquired SNDBOX, the top malware analysis sandbox solution for critical infrastructure organizations. SNDBOX’s cutting-edge dynamic analysis technology will integrate with and enhance OPSWAT’s MetaDefender platform and Malware Analysis Solution to enable organizations to secure their IT and OT environments, and optimize their security practices by automating malware analysis, enriching other intelligence systems, and bringing greater confidence to security and operational teams.

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VentureBeat: Only 8% of orgs with web apps for file uploads have adequate cybersecurity

Findings from OPSWAT’s Web Application Security Report 2021 are featured in an article in VentureBeat, highlighting how security for organizations’ web applications has lagged with only 8% of them implementing adequate file upload cybersecurity protocols.

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Check out our recent global and media coverage highlights at OPSWAT in the News and Press Releases to see how we are continuing our commitment to protect the world’s critical infrastructure.

OPSWAT Academy Cybersecurity Training Updates

Academy 3.0 Launch Coming this Fall

We are launching OPSWAT Academy 3.0 on October 14th and you are invited to our exclusive launch event. The launch event will be both educational and interactive. Participants will receive a preview of Academy 3.0, hear about the future of Critical Infrastructure Protection Cybersecurity Training from industry professionals, and have the opportunity to win prizes. Register today to secure your spot for this exciting event!

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OPSWAT Product Spotlight

MetaDefender Kiosk L1001 Partner Testimonial: Bulwarx

Tamir Lavi, Co-Founder and CEO, and Yoav Melamed, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer at Bulwarx share how they look for partner solutions that provide the best protection for their customers against Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) and Zero-Day attacks. With OPSWAT’s MetaDefender Kiosk L1001, Bulwarx customers have a high-performing, easy-to-implement and easy-to-maintain technology solution for industrial control systems (ICS) and operational technology (OT) environments.

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MetaDefender Drive v3.10.0 Release

In the latest MetaDefender Drive v.3.10.0 release, users can now create a new workflow and save it after finishing a scan to save time on repeatedly selecting the same paths and modifying the same settings for every scan. Additionally, MetaDefender Drive can now suggest the name for reports and workflows with a smart combination of the device’s exact hostname or brand name, the selected scan path, and the date-time of each scan.

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Critical Infrastructure Resources

Infographic: Blind Spots in Web Application Security

Many organizations deploy web applications for uploading files, submitting forms, or sharing and collaborating on content. While enhancing productivity and ease-of-use for customers, the uploaded files introduce new cyber risk vectors for organizations. See at-a-glance some common security blind spots in OPSWAT’s new infographic and download the Web Application Security Report 2021 for more findings.

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What Can Cybersecurity Learn from Aviation? The Value of Public Cloud Storage Security Checklists

In aviation, pilots use pre-flight checklists to avoid catastrophic failures from human errors and misconfiguration. In cybersecurity, there are major cloud storage breaches that constantly occur because of misconfiguration. Cybersecurity professionals can learn from aviation to implement an automated cloud storage security checklist to avoid these costly errors. Read our blog to learn more!

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Professional Services

Don’t become the next Colonial Pipeline. Make sure your Critical Infrastructure is locked down and secure. OPSWAT’s Professional Services team runs a series of tests designed to uncover security holes and vulnerabilities in your organization's network and file upload service, culminating in an assessment report, recommendations, and follow up consultation.

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Channel Partner Program

If you are an MSP, VAR or cybersecurity reseller and want to expand your portfolio to include Critical Infrastructure Solutions, join the OPSWAT channel partner program.

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