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Microsoft, Mastercard Form Digital ID Security Partnership

Microsoft and credit card company Mastercard have partnered to help consumers secure their digital identities when they interact with service providers, businesses and the online community. Mastercard said Monday it expects the joint initiative to serve as the foundation for multiple services powered by Microsoft’s Azure platform and developed with government …

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MasterCard Website Suffers Cyber Attack

A hacker claiming to be associated with Anonymous tweeted that the group had taken down MasterCard’s site with a denial-of-service attack earlier today, The Washington Post reports. “MasterCard.com DOWN!!!, thats what you get when you mess with @wikileaks @Anon_Central and the enter community of lulz loving individuals,” tweeted the hacker …

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Enveil Announces Series A Funding Round for Data Protection Tool

Data security firm Enveil has raised $10M in a round of Series A financing led by C5 Capital and supported by several investors including Capital One Ventures, Mastercard, 1843 Capital and Bloomberg Beta. Enveil said Tuesday it will use the investment to expand its ZeroReveal product line, build up its global sales team and client support functions and broaden its presence in government and commercial markets.

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Sylint Receives NSA Cyber Incident Response Assistance Accreditation

Sylint Group has received National Security Agency accreditation after the company demonstrated its capacity to deliver cyber incident response services to government agencies, nonprofit organizations and public companies. Sylint said Tuesday it is one of 16 U.S. companies that have obtained NSA’s Cyber Incident Response Assistance accreditation status. Charles Shugg, a Sylint …

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Industry Execs Launch New Institute to Address Private-Sector Cybersecurity Risk Management

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, former IBM CEO Samuel Palmisano and other industry leaders from two nonprofit and nonpartisan organizations have launched an initiative that aims to advance cyber risk management in the private sector. The Center for Global Enterprise and the Center for Responsible Enterprise And Trade formed the Cyber Readiness Institute …

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KCG Earns Cardholder Data Security Assessor Designation; Maryann Hirsch Comments

Knowledge Consulting Group has been authorized by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council to perform compliance audits in establishments that process, store and transmit sensitive cardholder information. The council requires that merchants and service providers comply with information security controls intended to protect clients’ payment data, KCG said Monday. …

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