Michael Novinson

Recent articles by Michael Novinson

Cisco's Gee Rittenhouse jumps to McAfee Enterprise

Cisco's Gee Rittenhouse jumps to McAfee Enterprise

To oversee Security Service Edge (SSE) business.
Michael Novinson Jan 28 2022, 11:59AM Security
Datto buys threat detection and response vendor Infocyte

Datto buys threat detection and response vendor Infocyte

To help protect, detect, and respond to cyber threats in endpoints and the cloud.
Michael Novinson Jan 21 2022, 11:33AM Software
FireEye McAfee rebrands as Trellix

FireEye McAfee rebrands as Trellix

Integrates combined capabilities in endpoint, network and sec ops.
Michael Novinson Jan 20 2022, 10:12AM Security
REvil ransomware hackers arrested

REvil ransomware hackers arrested

Russian authorities raided and arrested more than a dozen members.
Michael Novinson Jan 17 2022, 11:56AM Security
Proofpoint buys data protection startup Dathena

Proofpoint buys data protection startup Dathena

To better understand information risk and eliminate data loss through AI.
Michael Novinson Jan 12 2022, 11:30AM Security
Nation-state, ransomware groups using Log4j flaw

Nation-state, ransomware groups using Log4j flaw

Vendors report on the various groups exploiting the flaw in attacks.
Michael Novinson Dec 16 2021, 6:51AM Security
10 vendors affected by the log4j vulnerability

10 vendors affected by the log4j vulnerability

Including AWS, ConnectWise, IBM and more.
Michael Novinson Dec 15 2021, 6:54AM Security
Log4j flaw repercussions will last years: experts

Log4j flaw repercussions will last years: experts

The software's ubiquity could mean widespread global disruption.
Michael Novinson Dec 14 2021, 6:49AM Security
SonicWall flaws may let hackers control systems

SonicWall flaws may let hackers control systems

There are eight vulnerabilities in its Secure Mobile Access (SMA) appliances.
Michael Novinson Dec 10 2021, 1:30PM Security
Claroty makes US$400m acquisition of Medigate

Claroty makes US$400m acquisition of Medigate

To expand the industrial cybersecurity vendor's capabilities into healthcare IoT.
Michael Novinson Dec 9 2021, 10:19AM Security
Mimecast to be sold to private equity for US$5.8b

Mimecast to be sold to private equity for US$5.8b

Making it the third pure-play email security provider to be acquired this year.
Michael Novinson Dec 8 2021, 10:10AM Security
McAfee Enterprise names new global channel chief

McAfee Enterprise names new global channel chief

Promotes Britt Norwood as the org prepares to merge with FireEye.
Michael Novinson Dec 1 2021, 8:37AM Security
Clearlake Capital to buy Quest Software for US$5.4b

Clearlake Capital to buy Quest Software for US$5.4b

The deal does not include firewall vendor SonicWall.
Michael Novinson Nov 30 2021, 1:05PM Digital
Armis raises US$300m to fund expansion efforts

Armis raises US$300m to fund expansion efforts

To fund global go-to-market initiatives and support future acquisitions.
Michael Novinson Nov 30 2021, 6:43AM Security
Apple files lawsuit against Israel's NSO Group

Apple files lawsuit against Israel's NSO Group

Alleges it infected customers’ devices with spyware.
Michael Novinson Nov 25 2021, 6:51AM Security
GoDaddy reports data breach, customer data exposed

GoDaddy reports data breach, customer data exposed

Hackers accessed customers usernames, passwords and email addresses.
Michael Novinson Nov 23 2021, 7:05AM Security
Global cyber group points finger at Iranian hackers

Global cyber group points finger at Iranian hackers

Used Microsoft, Fortinet vulnerabilities to target Aus orgs, US Govt.
Michael Novinson Nov 18 2021, 6:54AM Security
McAfee considers US$10b sale to equity firms

McAfee considers US$10b sale to equity firms

Reportedly nearing a deal to be sold to Advent International and Permira.
Michael Novinson Nov 8 2021, 6:43AM Security
CrowdStrike to acquire SecureCircle

CrowdStrike to acquire SecureCircle

To extend zero trust endpoint security device, identity capabilities.
Michael Novinson Nov 2 2021, 1:09PM Security
Devo raises US$250M to fuel APAC, EMEA expansion

Devo raises US$250M to fuel APAC, EMEA expansion

On a $1.5 billion valuation.
Michael Novinson Oct 27 2021, 6:34AM Cloud

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