Michael Novinson

Recent articles by Michael Novinson

Microsoft Exchange vulnerability much larger than reported

Microsoft Exchange vulnerability much larger than reported

Huntress has challenged Microsoft’s claim of “limited and targeted attacks”.
Michael Novinson Mar 4 2021, 11:41AM Security
Okta to acquire identity vendor Auth0 for US$6.5b

Okta to acquire identity vendor Auth0 for US$6.5b

To address a broader set of identity use cases regardless of audience or user.
Michael Novinson Mar 4 2021, 11:21AM Software
SentinelOne eyes US$10b IPO: report

SentinelOne eyes US$10b IPO: report

Slated for later in the year, according to Bloomberg.
Michael Novinson Mar 2 2021, 6:49AM Finance
SolarWinds to spend up to US$25M on security following attack

SolarWinds to spend up to US$25M on security following attack

Money will be put toward security initiatives and to cover higher costs.
Michael Novinson Mar 1 2021, 6:55AM Software
Palo Alto Networks revamps partner program

Palo Alto Networks revamps partner program

NextWave partner program gets its most comprehensive update yet.
Michael Novinson Feb 26 2021, 7:21AM Networking
Zscaler rides channel wave to target smaller enterprises

Zscaler rides channel wave to target smaller enterprises

VARs accounted for just over half the company’s revenue last quarter.
Michael Novinson Feb 26 2021, 6:57AM Security
AWS linked to SolarWinds hack

AWS linked to SolarWinds hack

US Senators slammed company for refusing to testify at a hearing.
Michael Novinson , Steven Burke Feb 25 2021, 10:53AM Security
Proofpoint to buy MSP InteliSecure for US$62.5M

Proofpoint to buy MSP InteliSecure for US$62.5M

Data loss protection MSP to protect data in diverse environments.
Michael Novinson Feb 23 2021, 6:41AM Security
SolarWinds hackers continued attacking Microsoft until January

SolarWinds hackers continued attacking Microsoft until January

Even after vendor revealed its source code had been compromised.
Michael Novinson Feb 22 2021, 7:06AM Security
SailPoint to acquire Intello

SailPoint to acquire Intello

To extend security controls to ungoverned SaaS applications.
Michael Novinson Feb 19 2021, 12:10PM Security
SolarWinds hacked from inside U.S.

SolarWinds hacked from inside U.S.

To complicate U.S. government efforts to observe hacking activity.
Michael Novinson Feb 19 2021, 6:40AM Security
CrowdStrike to acquire log management startup Humio for US$400M

CrowdStrike to acquire log management startup Humio for US$400M

To strengthen its ability to ingest and correlate data.
Michael Novinson Feb 19 2021, 6:35AM Digital
Palo Alto Networks to buy Bridgecrew for US$156M

Palo Alto Networks to buy Bridgecrew for US$156M

To modify infrastructure configuration during development.
Michael Novinson Feb 17 2021, 6:58AM Networking
Ivanti snags VMware exec to lead global channels

Ivanti snags VMware exec to lead global channels

To help integrate Ivanti, MobileIron and Pulse Secure partner programs.
Michael Novinson Feb 16 2021, 6:59AM Services
Proofpoint sues Facebook over use of lookalike domains

Proofpoint sues Facebook over use of lookalike domains

Seeking permission to keep using domain names that look like Facebook and Instagram.
Michael Novinson Feb 12 2021, 11:55AM Digital
SolarWinds MSP hunts for new security chief

SolarWinds MSP hunts for new security chief

As it spins out from SolarWinds and becomes an independent company.
Michael Novinson Feb 11 2021, 12:31PM Services
Tenable to buy security startup Alsid for US$98M

Tenable to buy security startup Alsid for US$98M

To find and fix security weaknesses in Microsoft’s Active Directory in real time.
Michael Novinson Feb 11 2021, 6:35AM Security
SentinelOne to acquire data analytics firm Scalyr

SentinelOne to acquire data analytics firm Scalyr

US$115m deal is first acquisition in security vendor's nine-year history.
Michael Novinson Feb 10 2021, 11:00AM Security
SolarWinds breach not through Office 365: Microsoft

SolarWinds breach not through Office 365: Microsoft

Says hackers gained privileged credentials in some other way.
Michael Novinson Feb 8 2021, 6:55AM Security
Fortinet eyes SD-WAN market dominance

Fortinet eyes SD-WAN market dominance

Expects to overtake its two biggest SD-WAN competitors within a few years.
Michael Novinson Feb 5 2021, 11:55AM Networking

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