The world's largest cybersecurity vendor continues to pull away from the competition. Microsoft's security sales surpassed $20 billion in 2022 after 33% annual growth. The cloud computing and software giant continues to reap the rewards of security tool consolidation.
Thoma Bravo, Vista Equity Partners and rival Francisco Partners have set their sights on a new target: Sumo Logic. Each of the three private equity firms has approached the Silicon Valley-based data analytics software vendor expressing interest in a possible acquisition, The Information reports.
The IntSights deal has allowed Rapid7 to offer more visibility into the threat landscape and target the phishing infrastructure used by hackers. The deal has helped Rapid7 determine the spoofed domains and the employees and social media accounts that adversaries have targeted, CEO Corey Thomas says.
A surging Elastic has joined perennial stalwarts Splunk and Microsoft atop the Forrester Wave: Security Analytics 2022 report, toppling SIEM players Exabeam, Securonix and IBM. Elastic went from not even being mentioned in the December 2020 security analytics Forrester Wave to leading the industry.
Businesses should capitalize on AI, ML and robotic process automation to address every event rather than just ignoring the ones deemed unimportant by a SIEM. Palo Alto Networks founder and CTO Nir Zuk says AI can be used to probe security incidents in real time rather than waiting for a breach.
Speaking at the company's annual conference, Palo Alto Networks CEO Nikesh Arora urged the industry to move away from the alert triage model popularized by SIEM. SIEM tools have for decades highlighted alerts for SOC analysts to focus on, but the most important ones are getting ignored, he warns.
This week's edition of the ISMG Security Report discusses the mistakes enterprises commonly make when building ransomware defenses, the cybersecurity capabilities being built by the U.S. Department of Energy, and the first female CEO at Securonix - one of only a handful in the vendor community.
Securonix has snagged longtime Ivanti, BMC Software and SAP executive Nayaki Nayyar as CEO to strengthen product capabilities and customer experience. One of a handful of female CEOs in the vendor community, she doubled Ivanti's total addressable market during her 30 months as president.
Security, observability and search vendor Elastic will shrink its workforce by 13% due to small and medium businesses reducing their purchases amid the economic downturn. Elastic will lay off nearly 400 of its 3,056 employees as it adopts an automated, low-touch motion for SMB customers.
Open Systems has purchased an early-stage Microsoft-centric MSSP to help automate investigating, triaging and responding to basic security alerts. The Silicon Valley-based MDR provider says its acquisition of U.K.-based Tiberium will free up security analysts to focus on preventative defenses.
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A surging Microsoft has leapfrogged to the top of the SIEM Gartner Magic Quadrant, catapulting past security operations stalwarts IBM, Splunk, Securonix and Exabeam. Microsoft has climbed from being named a visionary by Gartner last year to crushing the SIEM market in execution ability this year.