Broadcom's acquisition of VMware faces challenges from European regulatory authorities over potential competitive advantages. The $61 billion deal announced in May still needs clearance from the EU and also faces scrutiny by U.K. authorities before it can be finalized.
According to the Australian 2021 OAIC Notifiable Data Breaches report, the healthcare industry alone has been the single most breached sector in Australia, experiencing 19% of all breaches between January to June that year.
Given the sensitivity of the information available with healthcare providers, they are no...
Digitization has increased the number of managed devices for an organization, leading to an enlarged attack surface. Lack of visibility and control over what is happening on endpoints has created an enormous security gap which calls for a strategic approach. Blindly investing in tools and technologies will not help....
Private equity firm Vector Capital invested $100 million in Malwarebytes a month after the antivirus stalwart laid off 125 employees to focus on smaller customers. The funds will help the vendor reduce clients' attack surfaces and accelerate momentum with MSPs and channel partners.
CrowdStrike has purchased external attack surface management startup Reposify to help organizations detect and eliminate risk from vulnerable and unknown assets. This deal will allow CrowdStrike to combine its insights on endpoints and IT environments with Reposify's internet-scanning capabilities.
NortonLifeLock and Avast completed their $8.6 billion merger Monday, forming a $3.5 billion consumer cyber protection behemoth with expertise across security, privacy and identity. The fully merged company will have fewer than 4,000 employees and will initially go to market as NortonLifeLock.
Organizations must think differently about how to detect adversaries in the cloud rather than merely shifting their on-premises controls. Combining Carbon Black's insights into the endpoint with NSX's ability to see network connections has allowed VMware to more effectively spot lateral movement.
Digital transformation shows no signs of slowing down, even in a post-pandemic hybrid workforce. In fact, this new business paradigm continues to place an increased resource strain on security teams and cybersecurity debt permeates organizations. A recent survey of IT security decision makers uncovered that more than...
Beleaguered spyware vendor NSO Group is attempting to reboot its corporate image by pledging to only sell its wares to NATO member countries, lay off 10% of its workforce and replace its CEO, as it seeks a buyer. But the company, which remains blacklisted by the U.S., faces an uphill battle.
As the Russia-Ukraine war continues, Ukrainian government cybersecurity official Victor Zhora says that the country's computer emergency response team has tracked more than 1,600 online attacks and that defensively, "wipers continue to be the biggest challenge."
Fortinet has raised prices on products and services to address macroeconomic challenges including shipping delays, longer activation timelines and the suspension of sales in Russia. The company says price hikes have more than offset supply chain and geopolitical headwinds in recent months.
Chaim Mazal, discusses the issues affecting CISOs, including how increased market share leads to increased problems and how having uniform, automated controls can provide security and enforce compliance.
EDR, MEDR, MDR, XDR - How does one begin to make sense of this alphabet soup that attempts to spell "detection and response?" Nirav Shah of Cisco discusses the merits of each of these options, as well as how one can start to make the decision on which is right for one's own organization.
Issues with passwords are legion: too many to remember; inherent security weaknesses, and inconvenience, but while many look forward to the day when passwords are no more, for now they are ubiquitous because they are useful, and one of the best ways to enhance their security is through the use of a password manager.
Late-stage security startup Cybereason has laid off 10% of its employees in response to deteriorating market conditions less than a year after raising $325 million. The news was first reported by Israeli publications Calcalist and Globes, which both said roughly 100 employees had been let go.