Entries by Stephen McCarney

OPAQ Acquires FourV Systems to Enhance Security Operations Management Automation

Acquisition Augments OPAQ Security-as-a-Service Platform with Performance and Regulatory Compliance Measurement, Monitoring and Reporting   OPAQ, the network security cloud company, today announced it has acquired FourV Systems, maker of GreySpark, which provides actionable business intelligence for managing security operations. The patented GreySpark technology will be integrated into the OPAQ Cloud platform and enable managed […]

OPAQ Integrates Network Microsegmentation into Security-as-a-Service Cloud

Software-Defined Network Segmentation Provides Comprehensive Visibility and Control to Prevent Lateral Attacks, Contain Breaches and Quarantine Hosts   OPAQ, the network security cloud company, today announced the addition of microsegmentation for workstations and other endpoints to its OPAQ Cloud platform to prevent lateral attacks, contain breaches and quarantine infected hosts. The patent pending OPAQ PathProtect™ […]

OPAQ Joins Palo Alto Networks NextWave Partner Ecosystem

Adds Next-Generation Firewalls to its Security-as-a-Service, Simplifies Access to Enterprise-Grade Security for Midsize Companies   OPAQ, the network security cloud company, today announced it has joined the Palo Alto Networks® NextWave Partner Ecosystem, a community of world-class security experts and leaders committed to preventing and making breaches a thing of the past. As a NextWave […]

OPAQ CTO Tom Cross Writes on Lateralization Attacks in First Article on CSO Online

Lateralization attacks are commonly used in most sophisticated breaches today. An adversary will typically gain a foothold inside the victim’s network by installing malware on a vulnerable device. From there, the attacker will compromise other computers within the organization by moving laterally throughout the compromised network. A number of experts are predicting an increase this […]

OPAQ Named Finalist for Best Emerging Technology in 2018 SC Excellence Awards

OPAQ’s Security-as-a-Service Enables Midsize Companies to Access Enterprise-Grade Security Without the High Cost and Complexity   OPAQ, the network security cloud company, today announced its OPAQ Cloud is a finalist in the coveted Best Emerging Technology category of the SC Media 2018 Excellence Awards. This annual competition recognizes the most innovative solutions for protecting the […]

OPAQ Cloud Named Best Network Security Solution by Gov Security News

We are pleased to report that the OPAQ Cloud platform was recently named best (Platinum) Network Security/Enterprise Firewall solution in the 2017 GSN Homeland Security Awards for cybersecurity excellence. The Awards are hosted by Government Security News (GSN) to recognize excellence and leadership in the Cyber Security and Homeland Security sectors. Winners were selected based […]

OPAQ Named Best Network Security Solution in 2017 GSN Homeland Security Awards

OPAQ Cloud Receives Platinum Award for Delivering Enterprise Security-as-a-Service   OPAQ, the network security cloud company, today announced its OPAQ Cloud platform was selected best Network Security/ Enterprise Firewall solution in the 2017 GSN Homeland Security Awards.   Now in its 9th year, the GSN Homeland Security Awards program hosted by Government Security News (GSN) […]

Tom Cross Joins Forbes Technology Council

We are pleased to report that our CTO, Tom Cross has been accepted into the Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only community for world-class CIOs, CTOs and technology executives.  Tom joins other Forbes Tech Council members, who are hand-selected to submit thought leadership articles on Forbes.com. As an expert in cyber security, cyber conflict, malware and […]

OPAQ Pivots to 100 Percent Channel Sales Model With New Partner Program

Network Security Cloud Platform Enables Partners to Provide Security-as-a-Service to Midsize Enterprises   OPAQ, the network security cloud company, today announced a 100 percent channel sales model and launched its Channel Partner Program, which enables service providers to deliver best-of-breed network security previously out-of- reach to midsize enterprises. All without any capital investments in hardware […]