Michael Novinson

Recent articles by Michael Novinson

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
Symantec approached about takeover: report

Symantec approached about takeover: report

Private equity giant Thoma Bravo makes its move.
Michael Novinson Nov 7 2018, 6:51AM Finance
Symantec acquires mobile security firms

Symantec acquires mobile security firms

Appthority and Javelin Networks acquired for undisclosed amount.
Michael Novinson Nov 6 2018, 10:32AM Security
Symantec boss unfazed by endpoint security startups

Symantec boss unfazed by endpoint security startups

Greg Clark says Symantec is "a lot, lot better".
Michael Novinson Nov 2 2018, 10:48AM Security
These are the 10 biggest cyberthreats right now

These are the 10 biggest cyberthreats right now

Here's what you need to watch out for.
Michael Novinson Oct 25 2018, 11:52AM Photos
Check Point acquires public cloud security vendor Dome9

Check Point acquires public cloud security vendor Dome9

Initial cash consideration of US$175 million.
Michael Novinson Oct 25 2018, 7:13AM Security
Cloudflare eyes up US$3.5 billion IPO: report

Cloudflare eyes up US$3.5 billion IPO: report

Latest security vendor to go public.
Michael Novinson Oct 24 2018, 10:40AM Security
Fortinet acquires threat analytics startup ZoneFox

Fortinet acquires threat analytics startup ZoneFox

Pays US$18 million in initial consideration.
Michael Novinson Oct 24 2018, 6:55AM Security
CrowdStrike considering IPO in 2019: report

CrowdStrike considering IPO in 2019: report

Looking for a valuation north of US$3 billion.
Michael Novinson Oct 22 2018, 12:02PM Security

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