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.
Security practitioners are skeptical of Cisco's proposed $28 billion Splunk purchase given the networking giant's track record around funding and investing in previous acquisition targets. Forrester's Allie Mellen expects some customers to try out other SIEM tools given Cisco's heritage in hardware.
Cisco's proposed $28 billion buy of Splunk allows businesses to move from threat detection and response to threat prediction and prevention by combining XDR and SIEM. The deal brings together Cisco's newly released XDR platform with Splunk's long-standing SIEM technology.
It turns out SIEM isn't on life support after all. Cisco is providing 28 billion reasons to believe enterprises aren't scrapping the security operations center staple anytime soon, even though rivals with other types of security technology have attempted to write SIEM's obituary for years.
In Part 3 of this three-part blog post, Nikko Asset Management's Marcus Rameke discusses why opting for SaaS or PaaS over IaaS is a sensible decision for most businesses, why cloud solutions are preferable to on-premises HCI, and how to achieve environmental sustainability.
WatchGuard purchased a Massachusetts company to extend network detection and response capabilities traditionally reserved for high-end enterprises to the midmarket through MSPs. The deal gives WatchGuard clients more visibility into east-west network traffic and activity taking place on the cloud.
Last year's winner of RSA Conference's prestigious Innovation Sandbox contest could soon be acquired by Palo Alto Networks, according to Calcalist. The platform security behemoth is in advanced negotiations to purchase enterprise browser startup Talon Cyber Security for $600 million, Calcalist said.
In Part 2 of this three-part blog post, Nikko Asset Management's Marcus Rameke discusses why he prefers HCI over traditional three-tier architecture data centers and IaaS and why the vision to move the workload to SaaS or PaaS is preferable. Part 3 will continue this discussion.
In Part 1 of this three-part blog post, Nikko Asset Management's Marcus Rameke provides an introduction and defines the requirements for making the transformative journey to the cloud. Parts 2 and 3 will discuss more detailed aspects of making the shift to the cloud.
How does an organization achieve peace of mind with security while overcoming the challenges of complex hybrid and multi-cloud networks? Here are the top reasons why your organization should consider implementing a cloud-native firewall service to protect your AWS environments and applications.
Ransomware groups do whatever they can to pressure a victim into paying. Enter the likes of Ransomed, following in the footsteps of Alphv/BlackСat, NoEscape and Good Day-powered Cloak, all of which threaten victims with a world of General Data Protection Regulation violation pain unless they pay.
A startup founded by the longtime leader of Secdo and backed by the likes of Qumra Capital and Accel could soon be acquired by Tenable. The company is in advanced negotiations to purchase cloud infrastructure security startup Ermetic in a deal valued at between $300 million and $350 million.
Has the cry of the Qakbot come to an end? While the pernicious, multifunction malware fell quiet last week thanks to Operation "Duck Hunt," lucrative cybercrime operations have a history of rebooting themselves. Rivals also offer ready alternatives to ransomware groups and other criminal users.
Cybersecurity doublespeak is never a good sign, especially when it comes in a letter this week addressed to half a million current and former employees of fast-fashion retailer Forever 21, warning them that their personal information was stolen in an eight-week breach discovered in March.