AON and Springboard Select Nopsec's CEO as Entrepreneur-in-Residence
March 2, 2017
Springboard Enterprises, in partnership with risk management solutions provider Aon, named NopSec CEO Lisa Xu as 2016-2017 Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EIR). The Springboard/Aon EIR program empowers women-led high growth technology businesses, innovating in the fields of risk and human resources, by providing a year of business support and relevant industry connections. Read More
NopSec's Unified VRM - Finalist for The 2017 Cybersecurity Excellence Product Awards
Feb. 3, 2017
NopSec's Unified VRM platform has been selected as a finalist for Best Vulnerability Management Product. The 2017 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards honor individuals, products and companies that demonstrate excellence, innovation and leadership in information security. The finalists were selected based on the strength of the nominations and the popular votes by members of the Information Security Community (both ratings and comments). Read More
NopSec Named Finalists in 13th Annual Info Security PG's 2017 Global Excellence Awards
Jan. 9, 2017
NopSec announced today that Info Security Products Guide, the industry's leading information security research and advisory guide, has named NopSec's Unified VRM 4.4, a finalist for the 13th Annual 2017 Global Excellence Awards in the category of Vulnerability Assessment, Remediation and Management Product or Service Excellence of the year. These prestigious global awards recognize security and IT vendors with advanced, ground-breaking products and solutions that are helping set the bar higher for others in all areas of security and technologies. NopSec's Unified VRM won gold in this category for 2016. Read More..
NopSec CEO Interviewed by Baker Tilly Advisory Firm About NY DFS Proposed Regulations
Oct. 1, 2016
NopSec CEO, Lisa Xu, was interviewed by Baker Tilly Virchow Krause Partner, Brian Lane, about the new first-in-the-nation regulation that has been proposed to protect New York State from the ever-growing threat of cyber-attacks. Lisa addresses what types of impact's the regulations might have on the financial services industry and provides next steps for how organizations should prepare to meet said regulations. Read the interview at BakerTilly.com
NopSec CEO Selected for AON and Springboard Global Entrepreneur-in-Residence Program
Sept. 20, 2016
Aon expands Global Entrepreneurs in Residence program in partnership with Springboard – Innovative program empowers results for women-led businesses Aon and Springboard selected Lisa Xu as one of the newest members to the program. Since 2014, the global Entrepreneurs in Residence program has served as a platform for Aon and Springboard to help women-led startups build and further establish their companies. Read More
NopSec named one of CIO Review's 20 Most Promising Cyber Security Solution Providers 2016
Aug. 29, 2016
NopSec’s Unified VRM has been named by CIOReview as one of 2016’s 20 Most Promising Cyber Security Solutions. “It’s a great honor to announce NopSec as one among the 20 Most Promising Cyber Security Solution Providers 2016 as it provides solutions that enable organizations to achieve and maintain compliance with legal, industrial and security standards,“ said Jeevan George, Managing Editor of CIOReview. “NopSec’s cloud-based solution helps to identify, prioritize, proactively manage and report on IT vulnerabilities from a single platform.” Read More
NopSec CTO Featured on CU BroadCast
Aug. 17, 2016
NopSec's CTO Michelangelo Sidagni was invited to speak on CU BroadCast, an online video interview show focusing on innovators and success stories within the credit union industry. The topic of the episode: How to Keep CyberSecurity Threats to CUs at Bay. Host Mike Lawson asked Michelangelo to discuss what cyber hazards he sees on the horizon that credit unions should be aware of. A truly fascinating talk on a topic that is growing as fast as technology is advancing. Watch the Interview
NopSec Announces Technology Partnership and Integration with Tripwire
Aug. 2, 2016
NopSec, today announced a technology partnership and solution integration with Tripwire Inc.. The NopSec partnership with Tripwire now allows mutual customers to further speed vulnerability remediation through automated context-enriched analysis and enhanced prioritization of vulnerability scan results. Unified VRM imports Tripwire vulnerability scan outputs and asset configurations, sanitizes and enriches the data points, correlates those results with real-time threat intelligence, and transforms the scan data into a rich set of intuitive visualizations and authorization embedded workflows. The result is more effective prioritization, communication, and collaboration within and across internal cross-functional teams. Read More
NopSec Recognized on 2016 Emerging Security Vendors List
July 20, 2016
NopSec announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named NopSec to its 2016 list of Emerging Security Vendors. For the fifth consecutive year, NopSec has been selected to CRN’s Emerging Security Vendors List due to the company’s exceptional contributions and superior thought leadership in vulnerability risk management technology and information security. Read More
NopSec Unveils New Module to Improve Cloud Security
July 14, 2016
NopSec, a leading provider of vulnerability risk management and remediation solutions, today unveiled Cloud Security Module to help organizations effectively manage and prioritize vulnerabilities in their cloud infrastructure. Integrated with its flagship product, Unified VRM, NopSec’s Cloud Security Module is the first Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language (OVAL) aligned cloud vulnerability management platform available to fast growing IT organizations. Read More
New UVRM Feature: Role Based Access Control
June 23, 2016
RBAC is a method of establishing and controlling user access rights based on a user's competency, authority, or responsibility within the organization. This relates to the access the user has to perform specific tasks, such as read, write, modify, etc. Controlling user access at this level offers several benefits including: · Improved Security · Defense in Depth · Simplified Control Over Access to Sensitive Data · Simplified User Management · Separation of Duties · Team Focus · Regulatory and Audit Compliance Read More
2016 State of Vulnerability Risk Management Report
June 7, 2016
NopSec, today released a new report, “2016 State of Vulnerability Risk Management.” The report reveals key security threats by industry, cross-industry remediation developments, malware-based vulnerabilities, and the rising correlation of social media and security threats. Conducted by the NopSec Labs research team, the report analyzes over a million unique vulnerabilities and more than 76,000 vulnerabilities contained in the National Vulnerability Database over a 20-year period. Get the report now. Download the Report
Michelangelo Sidagni - Guest Speaker at 2016 National Conference of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals
March 23, 2016
NopSec Co-founder and CTO has been invited to take part in a panel discussing the “Business ROI for Penetration Testing” at the first ever National Conference of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals. In the business world, Return on Investment (ROI) is used to evaluate an expense and is calculated by dividing the return (benefit) of an investment by the cost of the investment. This means a higher ROI represents a better investment. In a situation where the return and cost are tangible and easily measured, calculating ROI is not difficult. Unfortunately, calculating ROI for a security assessment is not easy because most of the benefits are intangible and are not easily measured. Read More at ICMCP
NopSec Named Info Security Products Guide Global Excellence Award Winner
March 1, 2016
NopSec today announced that Info Security Products Guide, the industry’s leading information research and advisory guide, selected NopSec's Unified VRM 3.5 as the winner for Vulnerability Assessment, Remediation and Management Product or Service Excellence of the Year. Winners were announced during an awards dinner and presentation on February 29, 2016 in San Francisco, California. The 12th Annual 2016 Global Excellence Awards is an industry celebration that honors excellence in every facet of the information security field. The event rewards the products, people and companies behind the most noteworthy successes security has to offer. More than 50 judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world participated. Their combined scores determined the 2014 Global Excellence Awards Finalists and Winners. Read More..
NopSec Makes Security Threat Remediation Easier With Unified VRM 4.0
Feb. 11, 2016
Vulnerability Management Innovator Helps Organizations Become More Proactive and Avoid Data Breaches NopSec unveiled Unified VRM 4.0 to help organizations take a more proactive approach to vulnerability management and, more importantly, remediation. The latest enhancements to the innovative platform further close the gap between detection and remediation by empowering security teams with faster, easier risk reporting, prioritization and workflow. Read More at Market Wire
NopSec Named Finalist in Info Security Products Guide's 12th Annual 2016 Global Excellence Awards
Jan. 12, 2016
New York, NY – January 2016 – NopSec announced today that Info Security Products Guide, the industry's leading information security research and advisory guide, has named NopSec's Unified VRM 3.5, a finalist for the 12th Annual 2016 Global Excellence Awards in the category of Vulnerability Assessment, Remediation and Management Product or Service Excellence of the year. These prestigious global awards recognize security and IT vendors with advanced, ground-breaking products and solutions that are helping set the bar higher for others in all areas of security and technologies.
NopSec Named SC Magazine 2016 Trust Award Finalist
Dec. 16, 2015
Company Continues to Drive Vulnerability Management Innovation NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Dec 16, 2015) - NopSec today announced that NopSec Unified VRM has been recognized as a Trust Award finalist in the Best Vulnerability Management Solution category for the 2016 SC Awards. The finalists and winners are chosen by a distinguished group of leading IT security professionals from the SC Magazine readership and selected by the SC editorial team. Winners will be announced at the SC Awards 2016 ceremony to be held March 1, 2016 in San Francisco.
NopSec Report Finds Organizations Overlook Known Security Vulnerabilities
June 2, 2015
New York, New York – June 2, 2015 – NopSec, a provider of precision threat prediction and remediation solutions, today released a new report, “2015 State of Vulnerability Risk Management.” The report reveals key security vulnerability issues historically and by industry, analyzes cross-industry remediation developments and highlights the effect social media has on the risk associated with security vulnerabilities. Conducted by the NopSec Labs research team, the report analyzed more than 65,000 vulnerabilities contained in the National Vulnerability Database over a 20-year period, as well as a subset of more than 21,000 of those vulnerabilities identified across customers in all industries. Analysis focused on the distribution of the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, access vector, and the platforms (CPE) where the vulnerabilities were found. In addition, the team assessed vulnerabilities by asset and average time to remediation by vertical and attack vector.
NopSec and Qualys Partner to Offer Enhanced Security and Compliance Analytics
May 26, 2015
NopSec and Qualys Partner to Offer Enhanced Security and Compliance Analytics Unified VRM Solution Combines Qualys Vulnerability Management Data with NopSec’s Analytics Platform to Deliver Prioritized Workflow Data for Efficient Security and Compliance REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – May 26, 2015 – Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and compliance solutions, today announced a technology partnership agreement with NopSec, an innovator in automated vulnerability risk analytics and remediation workflow solutions. The partnership combines NopSec’s Unified Vulnerability Risk Management (VRM) analytics platform with Qualys Vulnerability Management (VM) scan results to provide enhanced prioritization and remediation, to more efficiently protect networks from fast evolving threats and ensure compliance.
NopSec Adds New Automation Layer to Drive Zero-Friction Vulnerability Remediation
March 24, 2015
NEW YORK, NY--(March 24, 2015) - NopSec, a provider of vulnerability remediation solutions powered by advanced machine learning technology, today announced the release of version 3.4.7 of its Unified VRM platform. The platform empowers organizations to quickly find the vulnerabilities that present the most risk, focus on top threats, and fix potential exploitations through an integrated remediation workflow.
NopSec's Yuliya Krol receives Membership Committee Volunteer Award from ISACA
Jan. 28, 2015
NopSec is proud to announce that Yuliya Krol, Business Development Manager, received a Membership Committee Volunteer Award at the recent ISACA Gala in New York City. ISACA is an association that engages in the development, adoption and use of globally accepted, industry-leading knowledge and practices for information systems and IT security. Ms. Krol has been an active supporter over the past year, organizing a number of events and outings. Please join us in congratulating her on the accolade!
Finovate Debuts NopSec
Oct. 24, 2014
NopSec is proud to be featured in the "Finovate Debuts" series, which highlights first time presenters at one of the three annual Finovate conferences. Finovate is a boutique banking technology research firm that also brings together financial technology innovators in events in Europe and the United States. The piece focuses specifically on NopSec's Unified VRM and how it allows banks to proactively secure their systems against hackers through the identification and prioritization of vulnerabilities.
NopSec’s CTO presents at FinovateFall 2014
Sept. 23, 2014
Michelangelo Sidagni, Chief Technology Officer at NopSec, represented the company at FinovateFall 2014 in New York City and spoke to nearly 1500 attendees about the features and advantages of NopSec’s patented Unified VRM.
NopSec joins the Alienvault Open Threat Exchange
July 16, 2014
NopSec is pleased to announce our formal participation in the AlienVault Open Threat Exchange (OTX™). The OTX is an open threat information sharing and analysis network. Correlation of vulnerability scan data with real-time threats, known exploitations, and malware is a must-have for effective vulnerability risk management.
NopSec's CFO quoted in Forbes article
March 19, 2014
Adam Quinton, NopSec's Chief Financial Officer, was quoted in a recent Forbes article, "How To Ensure An Angel Or VC Is The Right Match For You". “When an entrepreneur takes outside capital it’s the start of, in most cases, a good long-term relationship,” said Adam Quinton, active angel investor and CFO of NopSec, which identifies and fixes IT security vulnerabilities.
NopSec's CTO gives talk to class at Cornell Univerisity
Dec. 2, 2013
Michelangelo Sidagni, NopSec's CTO, had an opportunity to deliver some real-world lessons to Computer Science students at Cornell Tech in NYC. Mr. Sidagni covered the topic, "Mobile Security: Does History Repeat Itself?" Special thanks to Deborah Estrin, Professor of Computer Science, for the invitation.