Michael Novinson

Recent articles by Michael Novinson

Sophos recieves US$3.82 billion offer

Sophos recieves US$3.82 billion offer

From private equity giant Thoma Bravo.
Michael Novinson Oct 15 2019, 6:32AM Security
How stolen credentials led to hackers spewing hate on McAfee's social media

How stolen credentials led to hackers spewing hate on McAfee's social media

CMO Allison Cerra was about to sit down dinner when disaster struck.
Michael Novinson Oct 4 2019, 11:20AM Security
McAfee to debut new partner program

McAfee to debut new partner program

Focused on training and enablement around emerging technologies.
Michael Novinson Oct 4 2019, 11:06AM Security
SonicWall revamps partner, MSSP programs

SonicWall revamps partner, MSSP programs

Partners will be rewarded for cross-selling and doubling down on services.
Michael Novinson Sep 30 2019, 11:42AM Finance
Trump called out CrowdStrike in call to Ukrainian President

Trump called out CrowdStrike in call to Ukrainian President

Geopolitics comes calling at endpoint security vendor.
Michael Novinson Sep 26 2019, 9:02AM Finance
Carbonite, Webroot debut unified partner program

Carbonite, Webroot debut unified partner program

Standardised margins across entire product portfolio coming next year.
Michael Novinson Sep 20 2019, 6:04AM Security
Capgemini appoints new global CEO

Capgemini appoints new global CEO

Aiman Ezzat promoted to replace veteran CEO Paul Hermelin.
Michael Novinson Sep 17 2019, 5:51AM Services
Cloudflare stock rallies in first hours of public trading

Cloudflare stock rallies in first hours of public trading

Notching a US$4.4 billion valuation on Friday.
Michael Novinson Sep 15 2019, 7:07PM Cloud
Buyers eye up Symantec's consumer business: report

Buyers eye up Symantec's consumer business: report

Private equity firms could pay more than US$16 billion.
Michael Novinson Sep 8 2019, 10:03PM Finance
Microsoft, Palo Alto and Commvault make acquisitions

Microsoft, Palo Alto and Commvault make acquisitions

Movere, Zingbox and Hedvig snapped up.
Joseph Tsidulko , Michael Novinson , Joseph F. Kovar Sep 5 2019, 12:36PM Finance
iPhone hacking 'implants' outed by Google

iPhone hacking 'implants' outed by Google

Two-year campaign targeted private data.
Michael Novinson Sep 1 2019, 5:51PM Security
McAfee IPO may yield US$8 billion valuation: report

McAfee IPO may yield US$8 billion valuation: report

May happen in a few months.
Michael Novinson Aug 29 2019, 5:46AM Security
Imperva discloses data breach affecting some firewall users

Imperva discloses data breach affecting some firewall users

Exposed email addresses, hashed passwords, API keys and SSL certificates.
Michael Novinson Aug 28 2019, 6:25AM Security
Ping Identity IPO seeking to raise US$100 million

Ping Identity IPO seeking to raise US$100 million

Reveals 60% of new business in 2018 was influenced by channel partners.
Michael Novinson Aug 25 2019, 8:27PM Security
VMware acquires application security startup Intrinsic

VMware acquires application security startup Intrinsic

Vendor's seventh acquisition of the year.
Michael Novinson Aug 22 2019, 11:36AM Security
Broadcom CEO says Symantec will focus on three products

Broadcom CEO says Symantec will focus on three products

CEO Hock Tan expects to nearly quadruple Symantec's enterprise security EBITDA.
Michael Novinson Aug 11 2019, 5:03PM Finance
Broadcom buys Symantec's enterprise business

Broadcom buys Symantec's enterprise business

US$10.7bn deal breaks up the world's largest pure-play cybersecurity vendor.
Michael Novinson Aug 9 2019, 7:39AM Security
Fortinet credits earnings surge to large SD-WAN deals

Fortinet credits earnings surge to large SD-WAN deals

Landed six deals worth at least US$1 million each.
Michael Novinson Aug 2 2019, 10:54AM Security
Broadcom still interested in buying Symantec: report

Broadcom still interested in buying Symantec: report

Discussions could resume if both parties agree to valuation.
Michael Novinson Jul 16 2019, 11:23AM Security
Symantec rejects Broadcom's acquisition bid over price

Symantec rejects Broadcom's acquisition bid over price

Security vendor refused to accept less than US$28 per share.
Michael Novinson Jul 16 2019, 5:45AM Security

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