Trustwave and CounterTack today announced a new alliance to help businesses minimize the impact of data security breaches by speeding incident detection and response times. Through the alliance, CounterTack endpoint detection and response (EDR) security technologies will be available worldwide as a new managed security service from Trustwave, a leading cybersecurity and managed security services provider. Trustwave’s parent company Singtel is also now the exclusive Asia-Pacific distributor of CounterTack EDR technology.

Card Not Present (CNP) has awarded Trustwave “the Best PCI Compliance Provider” recognition at the 2016 CNP Expo® held in Orlando, Florida. This new judge’s choice award was given to the provider that “most effectively assists merchants in their efforts to remain compliant with PCI standards through scanning, assessing, investigating or assisting in the storage of sensitive payment information.”

Trustwave® today announced the appointment of Kevin Kilraine as Chief Financial Officer. Kilraine joins Trustwave from Optus, a leading Australian telecommunications provider and Singtel subsidiary, where he served as a key finance and administration executive.

Trustwave® today announced the appointment of John Hines as General Manager of the company's Australia and New Zealand operations. Hines will drive pre-sales and sales support for Australian and New Zealand enterprise and government clients. Australia, in particular, is poised for significant growth in the cybersecurity market.

Trustwave® today released the 2016 Trustwave Global Security Report which reveals the top cybercrime, data breach and security threat trends from 2015. The report reveals how criminals make use of malware-as-a-service, which data they target, the most common attack methods, how long it takes for businesses to detect and contain data breaches, what types of businesses criminals targeted, and where the majority of victims were located. It also reveals the most commonly used exploits, most prevalent malware families and more.

Trustwave® today announced the appointment of Michael Petitti as Trustwave Senior Vice President of Global Alliances. In this role, Petitti is responsible for global alliance partnerships and payment services programs, payment card industry relationships and compliance and payment services strategy.

Trustwave® today announced the appointment of security industry veteran Rick Miller as Chief Operations Officer, a newly created role that leads the company’s portfolio of professional, delivery and managed services. Miller is responsible for Trustwave Managed Security Services, the global network of Trustwave Security Operations Centers, the Trustwave SpiderLabs services team, the company's global compliance and risk services organization and customer support.

Trustwave® today released the 2016 Security Pressures Report, based on a survey of 1,414 in-house information security professionals, which shows a rise in both the current and expected pressures in the career field and offers ways for security professionals globally to mitigate the increasing tensions.

SC Magazine has named Trustwave® a finalist in four categories for the 2016 SC Magazine Awards including best risk management/policy management solution, as well as best database security, network access control and regulatory compliance solutions.

Sage, the market leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems, today announced its North American payments division, Sage Payment Solutions, has teamed with cybersecurity leader Trustwave to expand its merchant compliance program, offering SMBs additional information security protections beyond Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance.

Trustwave® and Bit9® + Carbon Black® today announced a new alliance whereby Trustwave will become a global managed security services provider of the Bit9 Security Platform which includes application control. As part of the alliance, Bit9 + Carbon Black will transfer existing managed application control service (known as Bit9 Managed Administration Service) customers to Trustwave. Trustwave will also offer a Managed Application Control service—based on the Bit9 Security Platform—as part of its comprehensive portfolio of enterprise-grade managed security services.

Trustwave® today released the 2015 Security Health Check Report—based on a survey of 398 full-time health care professionals—that quantifies the security snags and shortcomings facing the health care industry. According to the study, 91 percent of technical respondents believe criminals are increasingly targeting health care organizations; however, only 10 percent or less of their IT budget goes toward cybersecurity and protecting their patients' highly sensitive information.

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