Michael Novinson

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Symantec global boss exits

Symantec global boss exits

Art Gilliland leaves one year after Broadcom deal.
Michael Novinson Nov 26 2020, 11:38AM Security
FireEye acquires Respond Software for US$186m

FireEye acquires Respond Software for US$186m

To extend detection and response capabilities to more customers.
Michael Novinson Nov 20 2020, 11:43AM Security
Acronis buys consultancy CyberLynx to boost security

Acronis buys consultancy CyberLynx to boost security

Adds security audits, penetration testing to post-event forensics services.
Michael Novinson Nov 18 2020, 6:41AM Security
Palo Alto CEO defends aggressive acquisition strategy

Palo Alto CEO defends aggressive acquisition strategy

Dismissed concerns raised by investors.
Michael Novinson Nov 17 2020, 6:45AM Finance
Rising endpoint security star SentinelOne Raises US$267M

Rising endpoint security star SentinelOne Raises US$267M

Valued at more than US$3 billion.
Michael Novinson Nov 13 2020, 6:31AM Security
Palo Alto Networks to acquire Expanse for US$800m

Palo Alto Networks to acquire Expanse for US$800m

Vendor allows customers to see potential security weaknesses.
Michael Novinson Nov 12 2020, 6:58AM Security
Barracuda acquires remote access startup Fyde

Barracuda acquires remote access startup Fyde

To apply a Zero Trust approach to security.
Michael Novinson Nov 12 2020, 6:53AM Security
RSA Conference 2021 goes all virtual due to COVID-19

RSA Conference 2021 goes all virtual due to COVID-19

Organizers have thrown in the towel on a physical event next year.
Michael Novinson Nov 11 2020, 6:59AM Security
11 things to have in your COVID business continuity plan

11 things to have in your COVID business continuity plan

Adoption for SMBs set to grow in the next decade.
Michael Novinson Sep 29 2020, 7:01AM Security
10 things you need in an email security service

10 things you need in an email security service

Email is still the most used attack vector for opportunistic and targeted attacks.
Michael Novinson Sep 28 2020, 1:45AM Security
The 11 hottest cyber security certifications in 2020

The 11 hottest cyber security certifications in 2020

Close the skills gap and boost your career.
Michael Novinson Sep 24 2020, 12:17PM People/HR
CrowdStrike acquires identity startup Preempt Security

CrowdStrike acquires identity startup Preempt Security

Company protects users, endpoints and data safe from modern attacks.
Michael Novinson Sep 24 2020, 11:36AM Security
Ex-Symantec CEO Greg Clark joins Forescout

Ex-Symantec CEO Greg Clark joins Forescout

Weeks after sale to Advent International closed.
Michael Novinson Sep 18 2020, 11:18AM Security
10 ransomware protection tools you need to know about

10 ransomware protection tools you need to know about

The best remediation tools to hit the market in 2020.
Michael Novinson Sep 18 2020, 6:55AM Finance
Check Point to buy Odo Security

Check Point to buy Odo Security

For secure remote access for employees to any application.
Michael Novinson Sep 17 2020, 10:58AM Security
Equinix breach: 7 things to know about netwalker ransomware attacks

Equinix breach: 7 things to know about netwalker ransomware attacks

Equinix is the latest data center provider to fall victim to ransomware.
Michael Novinson Sep 14 2020, 6:50AM Security
Equinix ransomware attack hits internal systems

Equinix ransomware attack hits internal systems

Company says datacentres "fully operational".
Michael Novinson Sep 11 2020, 12:50PM Data centre
Zoom calls on CrowdStrike to help beef up security posture

Zoom calls on CrowdStrike to help beef up security posture

To protect critical cloud and Linux workloads.
Michael Novinson Sep 3 2020, 1:02AM Security
Palo Alto Networks to acquire The Crypsis Group

Palo Alto Networks to acquire The Crypsis Group

Incident response specialist bought for US$265m.
Michael Novinson Aug 25 2020, 11:46AM Networking
Kaseya acquires security startup Graphus

Kaseya acquires security startup Graphus

Platform helps defend Office 365 and G Suite from phishing.
Michael Novinson Aug 25 2020, 11:38AM Software

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