A data security startup led by a Microsoft and Google veteran and backed by Samsung and CrowdStrike could soon be acquired by Palo Alto Networks. The company is in advanced talks to buy data security posture management startup Dig Security for between $300 million and $400 million.
A late-stage SASE startup led by a serial entrepreneur hauled in a massive equity investment to address the feature and capability needs of large enterprises. The $238 million in funding will allow Cato Networks to more tightly align CASB and DLP with SASE to safeguard cloud apps and sensitive data.
Zscaler's ability to inspect traffic in-line and secure application-to-application communications has driven massive growth in its data protection business, CEO Jay Chaudhry said. Customers have embraced Zscaler's data protection technology over incumbents such as Symantec as well as CASB tools.
Palo Alto Networks edged out Versa Networks, Cato Networks and firewall rival Fortinet for the top spot in Forrester's first-ever secure access service edge rankings. Leading providers have over the past 18 months built or bought both the networking and security pieces of SASE, Forrester found.
Rubrik purchased a data security posture management startup backed by Salesforce and SentinelOne to provide visibility into where a company's data lives and who has access. The Laminar buy will help organizations expand beyond network and endpoint security and into cloud and data security.
Organizations are struggling to protect their growing data sets that exists on multiple clouds and locations. It's also in different formats and generated by various business units using different technologies. Fragmented and Siloed data poses challenges to data governance, security and privacy. Besides, there are...
The number of data security incidents affecting Singapore's government sector remained stable in the 12-month period ending March 2023, and the number of medium-severity incidents marginally declined. Government officials said investments in security technology and culture are starting to pay off.
Thales has agreed to purchase Imperva for $3.6 billion to enter the application and API security market and expand its footprint in data security. The deal will add a robust web application firewall along with capabilities in API protection and data discovery and classification to Thales' portfolio.
As organizations continue to rely on digital technologies to store and share sensitive information, the threat of data loss has become a major concern. Traditional Data Loss Protection (DLP) solutions can be effective at fingerprinting and identifying sensitive information, but they often lack the context required to...
This week, an IT security worker was sentenced for impersonating a ransomware gang, Deutsche Bank and other financial institutes were hit by Clop ransomware, USB drive malware attacks are on the rise in 2023, and a gaming company is investigating data breach claims and resetting users' sessions.
Legacy DLP is broken due to excess complexity, extended time to value and misalignment with security and business goals, said Next's Chris Denbigh-White. Addressing insider threats in a meaningful way is one of the biggest data protection challenges for organizations, he said.
With the growth of generative AI services, organizations want better control of the data going in and coming out of AI. Talon CEO Ofer Ben-Noon discussed how his firm has built a DLP compliance model around generative AI services that blocks healthcare information or SWIFT data shared with ChatGPT.
A startup founded by longtime Israeli Military Intelligence leaders landed Series B funding to support the cloud and on-premises data protection needs of hybrid organizations. The $100 million will help Cyera expand and broaden its offering to cover more pain points enterprises are experiencing.
Online sports retailer Sports Warehouse has agreed overhaul its security program and pay a $300,000 fine to New York State after hackers stole 20 years' worth of payment card data and customer information the company was storing in plaintext on its e-commerce server.
With data distributed across multiple clouds serving an increasingly remote workforce, can existing data protection programs truly be successful? Most data protection solutions have been built on a foundation of legacy technologies and operations that only drive up complexity and costs.
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