Michael Novinson

Recent articles by Michael Novinson

Acronis acquires cloud management and security vendor 5nine

Acronis acquires cloud management and security vendor 5nine

To better secure Microsoft Hyper-V and Azure.
Michael Novinson Dec 11 2019, 8:48AM Security
McAfee, NortonLifeLock considering merger: report

McAfee, NortonLifeLock considering merger: report

Symantec's former consumer business is McAfee's longtime rival.
Michael Novinson Dec 11 2019, 8:20AM Security
Dell may sell RSA Security

Dell may sell RSA Security

Bloomberg reports early offload talks, with US$1bn price tag.
Michael Novinson Nov 27 2019, 5:29AM Finance
Broadcom-Symantec Enterprise deal has been done

Broadcom-Symantec Enterprise deal has been done

Consumer business re-named 'NortonLifeLock'.
Michael Novinson Nov 5 2019, 6:46AM Finance
Trend Micro acquires Sydney security startup

Trend Micro acquires Sydney security startup

Taking aim at Palo Alto Networks.
Michael Novinson Oct 22 2019, 9:07AM Security
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

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