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    NetAbstraction featured in “Top 12 Innovative Cyber & Analytics Companies”

    November 7, 2019 – Whitehawk cyber security consultants features NetAbstraction as one of it’s top picks for 2019. – Whitehawk

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    Ron Kolson joins NetAbstraction as CFO

    October 30, 2019 – NetAbstraction, Inc. today announced that Ron Kolson has joined NetAbstraction as Chief Financial Officer to guide the company in its projected growth phase.
    – PR Newswire

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    NetAbstraction featured in Enterprise Security Magazine

    October 15, 2019 – NetAbstraction is honored as a Top 10 Web Security Provider for 2019. We are lowering the cyber profile for modern enterprises.
    – Enterprise Security

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    Barbara Hunt, NetAbstraction CEO honored

    October 4, 2019 – Barbara Hunt, CEO NetAbstraction, is honored as a Cybersecurity 2019 Tech Titan by Washingtonian magazine for her development of groundbreaking enterprise identity obfuscation tech.

    – Washingtonian

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    10 Most Prominent Identity Management Companies to Watch in 2019

    September 17, 2019 – NetAbstraction is selected as one of the 10 Most Prominent Identity Management Companies to Watch in 2019. “NetAbstraction has been on our radar for quite a long time, and this year it became clear that enterprises of all sizes alike trust the company for its incredible innovations and services in the identity management industry.”
    The Technology Headlines.

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    FinTech Innovation Lab coverage

    August 2017 – The FinTech Innovation Lab is an accelerator that annually gives a half-dozen start-ups the chance to interact with top financial firms, featuring NetAbstraction (Cutting Edge)

    The New York Times.

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    NetAbstraction participates in The New York FinTech Innovation Lab

    June 2017 – NetAbstraction (formerly Cutting Edge) is a featured participant in the event that accelerates market access for early- and growth-stage fintech companies

    – BusinessWire.

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    Fintech investment nearly even as NY lab holds “demo day”.

    March 2017 – Take Cutting Edge C.A., which provides NetAbstraction, cloud-based cybersecurity software that obscures and varies a company’s network path and location to prevent cyber attacks. Barbara Hunt, CEO and formerly with a federal intelligence agency, gave her firm’s slogan: “If they can’t find you, they can’t attack you”. 

    BE Banking Exchange.

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    Cutting Edge CA Announces Network Enhancements.

    May 2016 – Cutting Edge (now NetAbstraction) expands their managed attribution, cloud-based software defined network to carrier class performance, making it a cost-effective alternative to traditional carriers.

    –  Cision/PR Newswire.

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    NetAbstraction and Light Point Security partner for online security.

    May 2013 – NetAbstraction combines their next-generation secure network with Light Point Security’s first and only server-based virtual-machine-in-a-browser.

    – Press Release.

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    Cyber security start-up focused on protecting activities on the Internet.

    Cutting Edge CA (now NetAbstraction) is a network engineering and Internet security consulting firm that was founded in 2012 to provide leading edge, innovative, identity protected access to the Internet and cyber threat mitigation capabilities.

    F6s.com.

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    B-Hive Member Listing for Cybersecurity/ID Management

    B-Hive provides its members with knowledge and expertise from a vast and diverse global network of financial services players and dynamic tech companies, as well as access to the market, funding and government.

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Meet Us

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    NFCA Annual Training Event

    November 5-7, 2019, Alexandria, VA – Meet Josh Morris, SVP Sales @ booth #71 and get a demo of our identity-protected network and mobile solutions for federal, state and local law enforcement Internet and dark web activities, such as investigative research and intelligence.

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    Washingtonian 2019 Tech Titans Reception

    October 29, 2019 – Meet Barbara Hunt, NetAbstraction founder and CEO, at the Washingtonian 2019 Tech Titans reception in Washington DC where Barbara will be honored as a top Cybersecurity Specialist.

    -Washingtonian

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    6th Annual Women in Cyber Security Reception

    October 24, 2019 – Meet Barbara Hunt, NetAbstraction founder and CEO, at CyberWire’s event in Washington, DC. that honors women in the cyber security industry.
    -CyberWire

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    10th Annual Billington CyberSecurity Summit

    September 4–5, 2019, Washington, D.C. – Meet Drew Hunt @ exhibit #403 and get a demo of our identity-protected network and mobile solutions. This conference addresses the upcoming priorities of cyber government leaders.

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    Data Connectors Cyber Security Conference

    August 1, New York City – Meet Josh Morris, SVP Sales at the NetAbstraction booth at the New York conference for IT professionals. Learn how your enterprise network identity can be protected.

     

    Meet with Josh: jmorris@netabstraction.com

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    Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2019

    June 17-20, National Harbor, MD. – Meet Drew Hunt of NetAbstraction at the Gartner conference that features the latest insights on fast-moving IT trends, evolving security technologies and the ever-changing threat landscape.

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    LEIU/IALEIA Annual Training Event (Law Enforcement Intelligence Units)

    April 29 – May 3, 2019, Orlando, Florida – NetAbstraction participates annually as an exhibitor to reach a prime target audience for our network privacy solutions. 

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    NetAbstraction, Inc. Announces Participation in Trade Mission to Singapore

    March 25 to March 28, 2019 – “NetAbstraction, Inc.’s participation in this Trade Mission will grow the company’s position as a market leader in the Internet and cyber security field” – Andrew Hunt, Product Manager.

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Of Interest

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    Chinese Hacker Group APT41 Harvesting SMS Messages from Inside 4 Telcos

    November 1, 2019 –Both users and organizations must consider the risk of unencrypted data being intercepted several layers upstream in their cellular communication chain.
    – CBR Computer Business Review

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    Attacker hit VPN firm Avast through its VPN

    October 22, 2019 – Avast has published details of how attackers attempted to gain access to its network over a five month period.
    – ComputerWeekly.com

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    Do network layer and application layer DDoS attacks differ?

    October 2019 – Network layer and application layer DDoS attacks are significant threats. Know the differences between them and what you can do to reduce their effects.
    – TechTarget

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    NSA warns VPN vulnerabilities exploited by nation-state hackers

    October 8, 2019 – Nation-state hackers are exploiting previously disclosed vulnerabilities in VPNs from PulseSecure, Palo Alto Networks and Fortinet, according to a security advisory from the NSA.
    – TechTarget

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    NIST to Finalize Privacy Framework Soon

    September 25, 2019 – The National Institute of Standards and Technology plans to release privacy framework by the end of 2019. “The privacy framework is intended to help organizations build better privacy foundations by bringing privacy risk into parity with their broader enterprise risk portfolio”.
    – BankInfoSecurity

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    Research shows cloud security vulnerabilities grow

    August 15, 2019 – The risk involved with enterprise cloud deployments is expanding, with several recent reports indicating a rise in cloud security incidents and threats. – TechTarget

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    Capital One Reports Data Breach Affecting 100 Million Customers, Applicants

    July 30, 2019 –Alleged hacker, a former employee of Amazon Web Services…..is accused of breaking through a Capital One firewall to access customer data that the bank had stored on Amazon.com Inc. ’s cloud service…

    – The Wall Street Journal

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    DHS Alerts to Remote Vulnerabilities in Multiple VPN Applications

    July 30, 2019 – According to a recent alert from Homeland Security, a remote attacker could exploit vulnerabilities found in three VPN applications to take control of an affected system.

    – HealthIT Security

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    Researchers Expose VPN Flaws That Let Hackers Infiltrate, Eavesdrop on Corporate Networks

    July 25, 2019 – Critical vulnerabilities in enterprise virtual private network (VPN) solutions from Palo Alto Networks, Fortinet and Pulse Secure allow attackers to infiltrate corporate networks, obtain sensitive information, and eavesdrop on communications, researchers warn.

    – Security Week

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    Security and privacy key to smart buildings and cities

    July 4, 2019 – Security and privacy capabilities are essential for stakeholders if they are to realise the benefits of smart buildings and cities, says expert whitepaper.

    – Computer Weekly

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    Seriously? Cisco put Huawei X.509 certificates and keys into its own switches

    July 4, 2019 – How did cryptographic certificates and keys issued to Huawei end up in Cisco gear?

    –ZDNet

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    Top VPNs secretly owned by Chinese firms

    July 3, 2019 – Nearly a third of top VPNs are secretly owned by Chinese companies, while other owners are based in countries with weak or no privacy laws, potentially putting users at risk, security researchers warn.

    – ComputerWeekly.com

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    China Is Forcing Tourists to Install Text-Stealing Malware at its Border

    July 2, 2019 – The malware downloads a tourist’s text messages, calendar entries, and phone logs, as well as scans the device for over 70,000 different files.

    – Vice

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    The Infrastructure Mess Causing Countless Internet Outages

    June 28, 2019 – …they all actually resulted from problems – some accidental, some malicious – with a fundamental internet routing system called Border Gateway Protocol.

    – Wired

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    NIST Wants Agencies to Better Protect IoT Devices

    June 26, 2019 – The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released an interagency report offering guidance for Federal agencies for managing Internet of Things (IoT) cybersecurity and privacy risks.

    – MeriTalk.

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    Exclusive: China hacked eight major computer services firms in years-long attack

    June 26, 2019 – Hackers working for China’s Ministry of State Security broke into networks of eight of the world’s biggest technology service providers in an effort to steal commercial secrets from their clients, according to sources familiar with the attacks.

    – Reuters.

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    BGP event sends European mobile traffic through China Telecom for 2 hours

    June 8, 2019 –    arsTECHNICA.

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    For two hours, a large chunk of European mobile traffic was rerouted through China

    June 7, 2019 – (Why network protection is important.) Today’s incident shows that the internet has not yet eradicated the problem of BGP route leaks

    –  ZDNet.

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    The Day When Computers Can Break All Encryption Is Coming

    June 4, 2019 – National-security experts and politicians have a message for America: A significant portion of the sensitive data we have today is going to be cracked by foreign powers in the not-too-distant future, and there is nothing anyone can do about it.

    The Wall Street Journal.

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    Data Privacy on the Hill: GDPR, CCPA, and Federal Legislation

    May 7, 2019 – Data privacy took center stage in yet another Congressional hearing today, as the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs met for a hearing on privacy rights and data collection in a digital economy

    MeriTalk.

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    Wall Street spending big to protect against hacking: report

    May 1, 2019 – Wall Street’s biggest companies are pumping more cash into cybersecurity, as the industry’s brass openly frets that hackers are the next major threat to the financial system.

    New York Post.

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