Michael Novinson

Recent articles by Michael Novinson

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
SolarWinds consultant attributes hack to Russian intel service

SolarWinds consultant attributes hack to Russian intel service

Alex Stamos became one of the first public figures to make the claim.
Michael Novinson Feb 5 2021, 8:40AM Finance
Mimecast to lay off 80 workers weeks after disclosing hack

Mimecast to lay off 80 workers weeks after disclosing hack

Will eliminate 4 percent of its workforce.
Michael Novinson Feb 4 2021, 6:32AM Security
SonicWall confirms critical flaw in Secure Mobile Access

SonicWall confirms critical flaw in Secure Mobile Access

Said Tool has a critical zero-day flaw.
Michael Novinson Feb 3 2021, 6:46AM Security
Akamai acquires IoT security vendor Inverse

Akamai acquires IoT security vendor Inverse

To better identify IoT and mobile devices in enterprise environments.
Michael Novinson Feb 2 2021, 7:07AM Networking
Mimecast breach linked to SolarWinds hack

Mimecast breach linked to SolarWinds hack

Certificate compromise was carried out by the same threat actor.
Michael Novinson Jan 27 2021, 6:50AM Security
SonicWall hack not due to VPN vulnerability

SonicWall hack not due to VPN vulnerability

Updated guidance to reveal the flaw was only limited to SMA tool.
Michael Novinson Jan 25 2021, 12:29PM Security
SonicWall breached via zero-day flaw in remote access

SonicWall breached via zero-day flaw in remote access

Company revealed Friday night in the US.
Michael Novinson Jan 25 2021, 6:42AM Security
SolarWinds hackers access Malwarebytes’ emails

SolarWinds hackers access Malwarebytes’ emails

Stored in Microsoft Office 365.
Michael Novinson Jan 21 2021, 6:41AM Security
McAfee to close Israel development centre: reports

McAfee to close Israel development centre: reports

Will lay off up to 60 staff.
Michael Novinson Jan 14 2021, 6:19AM Security
SolarWinds’ new CEO will make these 5 changes post-hack

SolarWinds’ new CEO will make these 5 changes post-hack

Sudhakar Ramakrishna struck a different tone in his first public communication.
Michael Novinson Jan 12 2021, 6:55AM Security
SolarWinds taps ex-CEO to help with probe

SolarWinds taps ex-CEO to help with probe

Kevin Thompson returns on a five-month consulting contract.
Michael Novinson Jan 8 2021, 10:14AM Software
SolarWinds hackers breached US Justice Department’s emails

SolarWinds hackers breached US Justice Department’s emails

Potentially accessed 3 percent of agency's O365 mailboxes.
Michael Novinson Jan 7 2021, 10:10AM Security
SolarWinds hit with class-action lawsuit

SolarWinds hit with class-action lawsuit

Alleging securities violations.
Michael Novinson Jan 5 2021, 10:16AM Security

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