Michael Novinson

Recent articles by Michael Novinson

Tech Data admits server had security hole, says no data misused

Tech Data admits server had security hole, says no data misused

Distie says no personal data leaked, others dispute that claim.
Michael Novinson Jun 7 2019, 11:10AM Distribution
Sophos buys managed detection and response vendor

Sophos buys managed detection and response vendor

Rook Security is security vendor's third acquisition this year.
Michael Novinson Jun 4 2019, 10:50AM Security
Palo Alto Networks to buy container security startup

Palo Alto Networks to buy container security startup

Develops software for serverless, cloud, and container-based apps.
Michael Novinson May 30 2019, 6:15AM Networking
FireEye acquires security startup Verodin

FireEye acquires security startup Verodin

Paid US$250 million to find security gaps.
Michael Novinson May 29 2019, 9:45AM Security
Google Search fixed after day of stale results

Google Search fixed after day of stale results

New content was hard to find for a day or so.
Michael Novinson May 24 2019, 6:45AM Sales & Marketing
Salesforce outage hits after data leak

Salesforce outage hits after data leak

UPDATE: 'Major issue' follows attempt to repair database errors.
Michael Novinson May 19 2019, 5:06PM Finance
CrowdStrike reveals channel size, looks to raise US$100m

CrowdStrike reveals channel size, looks to raise US$100m

Discloses company details for upcoming IPO.
Michael Novinson May 15 2019, 11:38AM Security
Symantec flags big channel changes

Symantec flags big channel changes

New interim CEO wants the channel to carry Symantec products further.
Michael Novinson May 12 2019, 5:29AM Sales & Marketing
Symantec CEO Greg Clark resigns

Symantec CEO Greg Clark resigns

After internal accounting probe, investor unrest and sales struggles.
Michael Novinson May 10 2019, 10:44AM Security
Citrix hackers stole employee, financial data

Citrix hackers stole employee, financial data

Including Social Security numbers of current and ex-employees.
Michael Novinson May 3 2019, 6:37AM Security
WatchGuard expands global partner program

WatchGuard expands global partner program

Includes financial incentives for Wi-Fi or multi-factor authentication specialists
Michael Novinson May 2 2019, 6:22AM Security
Gigamon updates partner program

Gigamon updates partner program

Rewarding partners that generate more of their own sales and services.
Michael Novinson Apr 25 2019, 10:07AM Networking
Avanade, Capgemini also hit by Wipro hackers

Avanade, Capgemini also hit by Wipro hackers

Service providers under phishing attack.
Michael Novinson Apr 23 2019, 6:24AM Security
ConnectWise says Wipro attack used its wares

ConnectWise says Wipro attack used its wares

Phishing attack gained access to remote support tool.
Michael Novinson Apr 20 2019, 8:54AM Security
Cisco defends VPN security

Cisco defends VPN security

Cisco says storing VPN application stores session cookies in system memory is OK.
Michael Novinson Apr 19 2019, 5:24AM Finance
Wipro hacked, used to attack customers: report

Wipro hacked, used to attack customers: report

UPDATE: Wipro confirms hack, blames phishing
Michael Novinson Apr 16 2019, 12:12PM Security
Cisco, Palo Alto Networks hit by VPN flaw

Cisco, Palo Alto Networks hit by VPN flaw

Authentication data stored in log files and memory.
Michael Novinson Apr 13 2019, 10:05AM Finance
‘Serious’ Huawei security vulns found in UK probe

‘Serious’ Huawei security vulns found in UK probe

Hundreds of vulnerabiities and many left un-fixed for over a year.
Michael Novinson Mar 29 2019, 4:43AM Finance
Facebook admits it stored passwords as plaintext

Facebook admits it stored passwords as plaintext

Only Facebook staff could see them, but they looked nine million times.
Michael Novinson Mar 22 2019, 10:05AM Digital
Kaspersky files complaint against Apple

Kaspersky files complaint against Apple

Alleges the new App Store policy creates monopolistic conditions.
Michael Novinson Mar 21 2019, 10:58AM Security

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