Michael Novinson

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Cisco defends VPN security

Cisco defends VPN security

Cisco says storing VPN application stores session cookies in system memory is OK.
Michael Novinson Apr 19 2019, 5:24AM Finance
Wipro hacked, used to attack customers: report

Wipro hacked, used to attack customers: report

UPDATE: Wipro confirms hack, blames phishing
Michael Novinson Apr 16 2019, 12:12PM Security
Cisco, Palo Alto Networks hit by VPN flaw

Cisco, Palo Alto Networks hit by VPN flaw

Authentication data stored in log files and memory.
Michael Novinson Apr 13 2019, 10:05AM Finance
‘Serious’ Huawei security vulns found in UK probe

‘Serious’ Huawei security vulns found in UK probe

Hundreds of vulnerabiities and many left un-fixed for over a year.
Michael Novinson Mar 29 2019, 4:43AM Finance
Facebook admits it stored passwords as plaintext

Facebook admits it stored passwords as plaintext

Only Facebook staff could see them, but they looked nine million times.
Michael Novinson Mar 22 2019, 10:05AM Digital
Kaspersky files complaint against Apple

Kaspersky files complaint against Apple

Alleges the new App Store policy creates monopolistic conditions.
Michael Novinson Mar 21 2019, 10:58AM Security
Citrix hacked by Iranian gang, loses 6TB of data

Citrix hacked by Iranian gang, loses 6TB of data

"Business documents" downloaded but Citrix can't say what was lost.
Michael Novinson Mar 9 2019, 6:22PM Security
Palo Alto: startup acquisition will help customers hire less security analysts

Palo Alto: startup acquisition will help customers hire less security analysts

CEO Nikesh Arora weighs in on Demisto acquisition.
Michael Novinson Feb 27 2019, 11:23AM Security
Palo Alto Networks to acquire cybersecurity startup Demisto

Palo Alto Networks to acquire cybersecurity startup Demisto

Plans to pay US$560 million for analytics and automation specialist.
Michael Novinson Feb 20 2019, 6:40AM Networking
Micro Focus acquires cybersecurity startup Interset

Micro Focus acquires cybersecurity startup Interset

For its machine learning and user and entity behavior analytics capabilities.
Michael Novinson Feb 18 2019, 6:07AM Security
Security flaw targets Kubernetes, Docker RunC container runtime

Security flaw targets Kubernetes, Docker RunC container runtime

Can be used to go after any host system running containers.
Michael Novinson Feb 12 2019, 11:37AM Security
FireEye thanks channel for attracting record number of customers

FireEye thanks channel for attracting record number of customers

Partners took advantage of new subscription pricing options.
Michael Novinson Feb 7 2019, 12:04PM Security
Palo Alto Networks rewards partners selling full portfolio

Palo Alto Networks rewards partners selling full portfolio

New incentives displace traditional discount structure.
Michael Novinson Feb 5 2019, 10:29AM Networking
McAfee cuts 200 employees after eroding sales: report

McAfee cuts 200 employees after eroding sales: report

Could be gearing up for an IPO.
Michael Novinson Jan 25 2019, 11:47AM Security
Akamai buys cybersecurity vendor for identity access skills

Akamai buys cybersecurity vendor for identity access skills

To improve the security around customers' apps, websites and APIs.
Michael Novinson Jan 8 2019, 10:13AM Finance
McAfee takeover planned by Thoma Bravo: report

McAfee takeover planned by Thoma Bravo: report

Speculation knocks Symantec stock.
Michael Novinson Dec 17 2018, 5:00AM Security
Almost seven million Facebook users' photos exposed

Almost seven million Facebook users' photos exposed

App developers given improper access.
Michael Novinson Dec 17 2018, 5:00AM Security
Symantec president, COO exits

Symantec president, COO exits

Months after internal investigation into finances.
Michael Novinson Nov 30 2018, 10:31AM Security
Dell's websites breached in attempt to steal customer info

Dell's websites breached in attempt to steal customer info

No evidence that any information was extracted.
Michael Novinson Nov 29 2018, 10:53AM Hardware
Forcepoint to trim partner base and focus on enterprise

Forcepoint to trim partner base and focus on enterprise

Reducing the number of transactional partners as it moves upmarket.
Michael Novinson Nov 14 2018, 10:45AM Security

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