CyGlass completed a management buyout from Nominet just two years after being acquired and wants to build an EDR stack via partnerships. Board and management changes at Nominet in 2021 resulted in the company returning to its registry roots and gave CyGlass workers the chance to buy the company.
IronNet is laying off 17% of its employees in a cost-cutting effort just 10 months after going public by merging with a special purpose acquisition company. The 55 layoffs will occur by the end of June and the company will spend the $1 million allocated for severance and other termination benefits.
Most publicly traded security vendors specialize in one technology category, but Palo Alto Networks has built out industry-leading practices around network security, cloud security and security operations. CEO Nikesh Arora discusses this unique path.
Palo Alto Networks' product portfolio is paying dividends as customers look to reduce their vendor footprint, says CEO Nikesh Arora. He says despite pressures in the global economy, enterprises aren't currently stressing about their IT budgets.
Check Point is aggressively expanding its salesforce and standing up "rockets" focused on emerging technology areas to land more customer deals outside network security. The company will couple 25% growth in its salesforce with dedicated investments around cloud security, email security and MDR.
When it comes to advanced threat response, 42% of financial institutions say their current abilities are average. Only 35% say automation currently plays a strong role. Josh Zelonis of Palo Alto Networks and Sid Srivastava of Accenture analyze the State of Security Automation in Financial Services.
Securing hybrid and multi-cloud workloads and supporting infrastructures is a daunting challenge for many organizations. Tried and trusted on-premises approaches and tools often don’t easily translate to the cloud and cloud-native monitoring and security tools are often platform specific making it difficult to gain...
Perimeter defenses are nothing new, and when it comes to cybercriminals and ransomware purveyors, they’re getting better at evading perimeter defenses.
Once they’ve gotten in, they’re hiding in network blind spots, operating using encrypted traffic and targeting cloud workloads. What if you could turn this...
Leveraging advanced cloud network security solutions from Palo Alto Networks and Google Cloud to automate and secure your cloud transformation
Organizations shifting workloads and applications to the on-demand infrastructures of public cloud need to understand how best to reduce attack surfaces -- and apply threat...
Change is afoot at Trellix, which is the new name of the cybersecurity software business formed from the merger of McAfee Enterprise and FireEye. CEO Bryan Palma says the extended detection and response - aka XDR - software imperative for his customers is to do more, but with fewer suppliers and management overhead.
The network detection and response market is "relatively unchallenged at this point by other markets," and detection is the most important use case, says Nat Smith of Gartner, who shares key findings from the company's report titled Emerging Trends: Top Use Cases for Network Detection and Response.
ExtraHop announced Tuesday it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by the private equity firms Bain Capital Private Equity and Crosspoint Capital Partners for $900 million. The transaction is expected to close in the summer of 2021.
The White House has written to business leaders, urging them to prioritize having robust ransomware defenses in place. The move comes as the Biden administration pursues multiple strategies to combat ransomware and digital extortion, including ordering a new task force to coordinate all federal investigations.
You can see it in the latest high-profile attacks: Security requirements are ever more complex, exceeding the capacity of current protection capabilities. Enterprises need a new strategy for defending entry points, and Tom Sego of BlastWave believes he has it.
The average amount of time that online attackers camp out in a victim's network - or "dwell time" - has been declining, FireEye's Mandiant incident response group reports. But the surge in ransomware accounts for some attacks coming to light more quickly because those attackers announce their presence.