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Threat Intelligence Pioneer Joins Cybersecurity Leader onShore Security

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Craig Brozefsky returns to onShore Security

CHICAGO – July 29, 2021 – (Newswire.com)

onShore Security, one of the nation’s top Managed Detection and Response (MDR) providers today proudly announced the addition of threat intelligence powerhouse Craig Brozefsky to its growing roster of top talent leading the way in today’s increasingly complex and high-stakes cybersecurity landscape. Brozefsky joins onShore Security’s team as Senior Engineer and brings experience from his previous work on THREATBrain, a malware behavioral analysis engine. This industry-leading work led Brozefsky to a position as Director of Engineering at ThreatGRID and the company’s subsequent acquisition by Cisco. At Cisco, Brozefsky was the principal engineer, working to integrate THREATGRID’s threat intelligence capabilities across the company’s portfolio. He then went on to build and lead the team that developed the Cisco Threat Intelligence Model as an intelligence and security platform for enterprises. 

Brozefsky worked for onShore Security in the ’90s, and his return is part of a larger project for the company. Last month, onShore Security announced its expanding utilization of Elastic technology, which is being further integrated into the company’s operation. In his new role. Brozefsky will be aiding onShore in updating and refining its Elastic store and improving automation and event correlation.

Steven Kent, Chief Technology Officer of onShore Security notes, “We are excited to bring Craig back to onShore; his experience & acute awareness of the security landscape will help us continue to extend industry-leading security offerings for our clients and create an even stronger development environment for our security features. Craig shares our goals of ensuring the most secure data handling experience for our customers, and we are looking forward to growing together.”

Brozefsky explains his background and future with onShore saying, “I started my career in security at onShore; as one of the first internet security and networking service companies in the region, it was a pioneer then, and it continues to be today. My professional path took me into software engineering,…

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Zimperium Acquires Mobile Application Security Pioneer whiteCryption | Business

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DALLAS & SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jul 6, 2021–

Zimperium, the global leader in mobile security, has broadened its portfolio of mobile application protection solutions by acquiring whiteCryption, a leading provider of advanced application shielding and cryptographic key protection. Zimperium acquired whiteCryption from an investment group led by Intertrust, the pioneer in trusted computing and digital rights management (DRM) technology. Zimperium will continue to support current whiteCryption customers and will integrate whiteCryption’s solutions into Zimperium’s Mobile Application Protection Suite ( MAPS ), creating the world’s most advanced mobile application protection solution.

Zimperium MAPS helps enterprises build secure mobile apps that are natively resistant to attacks. MAPS is the only platform that protects mobile apps end-to-end, from in-development to on-device. With the addition of whiteCryption’s technologies, MAPS provides app scanning, app shielding, runtime protection, and protection of sensitive cryptographic keys in one platform. MAPS’ centralized threat management dashboard provides real-time threat visibility and the ability to respond to emerging risks and attacks detected.

“With mobile applications containing and processing an increasing amount of critical personal and business information, the risks and attacks have increased too,” said Phil Hochmuth, Program Vice President of Enterprise Mobility, IDC. “In response, organizations want to unify mobile application protection to improve visibility and prevent security gaps between point products.”

In an ever-expanding world of mobile and IoT devices, mission critical software often runs in an attacker’s back pocket or automobile. Zimperium’s solutions extend the secure perimeter from the app developer’s desktop all the way into the zero-trust environment, providing 360-degree protection.

“To provide our customers with the best security and the most value, Zimperium believes that every part of a unified mobile application protection solution should be…

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John McAfee, Software Pioneer Turned American Fugitive, Dies In Spanish Prison

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John McAfee in the main house of his property in Rodeo, N.M., on June 4, 2009. McAfee, the founder of the antivirus software maker bearing his name, died in a prison in Spain on Wednesday, June 23, 2021, the same day a Spanish court ruled that he could be extradited to the United States on tax-evasion charges. He was 75. Image: Chris Richards/The New York Times

John David McAfee, the founder of the antivirus software maker bearing his name, died in a prison in Spain on Wednesday, after a Spanish court said that he could be extradited to the United States on tax-evasion charges.
His death was confirmed by his lawyers. He was 75. 
After selling his pioneering virus-fighting firm in 1994 and losing most of his fortune during the 2008 financial crisis, McAfee led a peripatetic life that included a turn to paranoia and a string of arrests around the globe. That all culminated in his detention in Spain in 2020 after prosecutors in the United States accused him of not filing tax returns for several years. The indictment filed by the Justice Department said McAfee had earned millions from “promoting cryptocurrencies, consulting work, speaking engagements and selling the rights to his life story for a documentary,” and had tried to avoid taxes by using cryptocurrency and channeling the money through bank accounts. He could have faced prison time if convicted. McAfee said he had been arrested despite paying “millions of dollars in taxes” and resisted extradition, claiming he faced political persecution for denouncing corruption in the Internal Revenue Service and opposing the fiat money system, in which central banks like the Federal Reserve control the money supply. But on Wednesday, the Spanish court released its decision to allow the Justice Department’s request to extradite him, saying there was “no supporting evidence that such a thing could be happening.” “The social, economic or any other relevance the defense claims the appellant possesses does not grant him any immunity,” the ruling stated. “When I heard of John’s impending extradition, my team was fully prepared to fight for his innocence…

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John McAfee, Software Pioneer Turned Fugitive, Dies in Spanish Prison

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John David McAfee, the founder of the antivirus software maker bearing his name, died in a prison in Spain on Wednesday, the same day a Spanish court ruled that he could be extradited to the United States on tax-evasion charges.

His death was confirmed by his lawyer, Nishay K. Sanan. Mr. McAfee was 75.

Mr. McAfee was arrested in Spain in 2020 after prosecutors in the United States accused him of not filing tax returns from 2014 to 2018, even as he earned millions from “promoting cryptocurrencies, consulting work, speaking engagements and selling the rights to his life story for a documentary,” according to an indictment filed by the Justice Department last year.

He had resisted extradition to the United States, claiming he faced political persecution by U.S. authorities in part because he opposed the fiat money system. But on Wednesday, the Spanish court said it would allow the Justice Department’s request to extradite him.

“The social, economic or any other relevance the defense claims the appellant possesses does not grant him any immunity,” the ruling stated. The court also said that, besides verbal allegations, there was “no revealing data or indication that Mr. McAfee could be subjected to any political persecution.”

Mr. McAfee was also at the center of a media frenzy in 2012 surrounding the death in Belize of a neighbor. He fled his home there after the police called him a “person of interest.”

McAfee, the software company that he founded, was once a household name in computer security. But it rose to prominence largely without Mr. McAfee, after he resigned from the company in 1994. Intel, the computer chip maker, bought the company in 2010 for $7.7 billion, then sold its majority stake to an investment firm six years later.

Before and after its purchase by Intel, the company tried to distance itself from Mr. McAfee. In 2014, Intel changed the company’s name to Intel Security, but it never completely shook its attachment to its founder and the brand he helped create.

In 2016, when Mr. McAfee tried to use the name with a new security company, Intel filed a lawsuit seeking to prevent him from doing so. Intel and Mr. McAfee settled the lawsuit, with Mr. McAfee…

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