Michael Novinson

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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
McAfee enters endpoint detection and response space

McAfee enters endpoint detection and response space

With cloud and unified data protection offerings.
Michael Novinson Oct 19 2018, 10:35AM Security
Palo Alto names former Google exec Amit Singh as president

Palo Alto names former Google exec Amit Singh as president

Replaces Mark Anderson.
Michael Novinson Oct 16 2018, 10:30AM Networking
FireEye to launch marketplace for tools and apps

FireEye to launch marketplace for tools and apps

FireEye Market to launch in the second half of 2018.
Michael Novinson Oct 3 2018, 11:41AM Security
Barracuda bundles email security offerings

Barracuda bundles email security offerings

Total Email Protection bundle combines three products into a single SKU.
Michael Novinson Sep 20 2018, 9:19AM Security
Fortinet unveils FortiNAC network access control tools

Fortinet unveils FortiNAC network access control tools

Following Bradford Networks acquisition in June.
Michael Novinson Sep 5 2018, 10:49AM Networking
Symantec to cut up to 880 staff with US$50 million restructure

Symantec to cut up to 880 staff with US$50 million restructure

To address residual costs after last year's divestitures.
Michael Novinson Aug 3 2018, 10:01AM Security
Hackers are targeting SAP, Oracle ERP applications

Hackers are targeting SAP, Oracle ERP applications

Based on dark web activity.
Michael Novinson Jul 26 2018, 6:58AM Cloud
McAfee re-enters mobile security market

McAfee re-enters mobile security market

Unveils revamped product line.
Michael Novinson Jul 18 2018, 11:33AM Mobility
Court throws out Kaspersky's lawsuit to reverse govt sales ban

Court throws out Kaspersky's lawsuit to reverse govt sales ban

Prohibition will remain in effect.
Michael Novinson May 31 2018, 10:40AM Security

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