Robert Westervelt

Recent articles by Robert Westervelt

Lenovo criticised for adware on laptops

Lenovo criticised for adware on laptops

Users not being tracked, says PC giant.
Robert Westervelt Feb 20 2015, 7:21AM Security
Check Point buys stealth startup in battle with Palo Alto Networks

Check Point buys stealth startup in battle with Palo Alto Networks

Pounces on Israeli company Hyperwise.
Robert Westervelt Feb 19 2015, 6:51AM Security
Cloud security vendor Centrify adds MSP program

Cloud security vendor Centrify adds MSP program

Authentication and identity competition heating up in the channel.
Robert Westervelt Jan 19 2015, 9:59AM Security
EMC lays off staff at RSA

EMC lays off staff at RSA

Exec says split from Federation unlikely.
Robert Westervelt Jan 14 2015, 12:31PM Security
Microsoft ends free advanced patch notification

Microsoft ends free advanced patch notification

Businesses will now have to pay.
Robert Westervelt Jan 11 2015, 10:21PM Security
Sony boss "very proud" of standing up to hackers

Sony boss "very proud" of standing up to hackers

CEO says "freedom" is important to the group's entertainment business.
Robert Westervelt Jan 7 2015, 9:42AM Security
2014 to be another transition year for Symantec, says CEO

2014 to be another transition year for Symantec, says CEO

Revenues continue to decline across the business.
Robert Westervelt Jan 31 2014, 9:25AM Security
Symantec plucks former Cisco exec as new CIO

Symantec plucks former Cisco exec as new CIO

Changes continue as Symantec overhauls strategy.
Robert Westervelt Jan 28 2014, 9:44AM Security
Goodbye McAfee: Intel phases out brand name

Goodbye McAfee: Intel phases out brand name

Australian MD says change should not impact partners.
Robert Westervelt , Steven Kiernan Jan 8 2014, 10:18AM Security
FireEye makes $1 billion Mandiant acquisition

FireEye makes $1 billion Mandiant acquisition

Targets McAfee and Cisco.
Robert Westervelt Jan 6 2014, 8:17AM Security
Are your customers prepared for an Edward Snowden?

Are your customers prepared for an Edward Snowden?

Tackling the insider threat.
Robert Westervelt Dec 24 2013, 9:32AM Training & Development
Massive Target breach puts spotlight on PCI complexity

Massive Target breach puts spotlight on PCI complexity

Over 40m credit card details stolen.
Robert Westervelt Dec 20 2013, 7:58AM Security
Microsoft, Google, Apple look to curb govt surveillance

Microsoft, Google, Apple look to curb govt surveillance

Form alliance in wake of security concerns.
Robert Westervelt Dec 10 2013, 8:52AM Security
Symantec partially withdraws from managed services

Symantec partially withdraws from managed services

Eliminates key personnel.
Robert Westervelt Dec 9 2013, 8:26AM Security
Millions of stolen passwords uncovered by cyber experts

Millions of stolen passwords uncovered by cyber experts

Vendors call for stricter security practices.
Robert Westervelt Dec 6 2013, 9:24AM Security
Akamai to acquire Prolexic for $370m

Akamai to acquire Prolexic for $370m

Gains data-centre-level DDoS protection.
Robert Westervelt Dec 3 2013, 8:19AM Cloud
New phishing campaign spreads banking trojan

New phishing campaign spreads banking trojan

Masquerades as security updates from AVG, Kaspersky and more.
Robert Westervelt Nov 26 2013, 8:18AM Security
Cybercrime costing companies 26 percent more

Cybercrime costing companies 26 percent more

Threat detection, disaster recovery and incident response activities are the most costly, study finds.
Robert Westervelt Oct 10 2013, 8:34AM Security
Microsoft rushes emergency Internet Explorer fix

Microsoft rushes emergency Internet Explorer fix

Addresses ongoing IE malware attacks.
Robert Westervelt Sep 18 2013, 8:21AM Security
Aussie security startup acquired

Aussie security startup acquired

Arbor Networks buys Sydney-based Packetloop.
Robert Westervelt Sep 5 2013, 8:08AM Security

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