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FireEye Closes $50 Million Funding Round

Cyber Security Leader Continues Rapid Expansion, With Over $100 Million in Annual Bookings and Over 100% Growth Year-On-Year FireEye, the leader in stopping today’s new breed of cyber attacks, announced today that it has raised an additional $50 million in venture funding from new and existing investors including Sequoia Capital, Norwest Venture [...more...]

LogRhythm chosen by Maclay Murray & Spens LLP for comprehensive data security

LogRhythm, the leader in cyber threat defence, detection and response, recently announced that Maclay Murray & Spens LLP (MMS), one of Scotland's largest commercial law firms, has chosen to deploy its integrated log management and Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) technology to boost cyber security and compliance throughout the organ [...more...]

Comprehensive EndUser Protection to address BYOD challenge launched by Sophos

Sophos EndUser Protection was announced by Sophos a new security offering that tackles the challenges associated with bring-your-own-device (BYOD), and the increasing number of devices used by today’s mobile workforce. Unlike traditional security products, which are licensed for each device separately, Sophos EndUser Protection provides consolidate [...more...]

Venafi says latest TURKTRUST CA attack is a rerun of the infamous DigiNotar incident of 2011

Commenting on reports that Google and Microsoft have started warning users about active phishing attacks against Google’s online properties, Venafi says this cybercriminal fraud is a complex one that will fool most Internet users, as well as side-stepping most of their IT security systems and placing organisations at increased risk of costly breach [...more...]

Business Impact of 2013 IT Trends examined by ISACA

A non-profit association of 100,000 IT professionals in 180 countries, ISACA, outlined what it believes will be the key trends organisations will face in 2013. With the financial climate set to remain in ‘crisis mode’ for the foreseeable future, greater collaboration, cheaper infrastructure, information overload and BYOD will remain on the corporat [...more...]

Complexity of Cloud-based Access Control Clarified

Varying forms of definition which in itself has created confusion in the security industry have been taken on by the concept of access control as a service. New research recently published by IMS Research (now part of IHS Inc., titled The North American and European Markets for Access Control as a Service (ACaaS) addresses this confusion by definin [...more...]

Tufin CTO insights on what we should expect in 2013

Three insights from Reuven Harrison, Tufin Technologies CTO. 1)We’ll get a glimpse of the ‘Internet of Things’ What does that mean? We’re on the cusp of technological advancements that sci-fi movie fans have so far only dreamed of! I believe we will witness a level of industry-wide cooperation, coordination, and partnership that has never [...more...]

What were the key security trends in 2012 and what are the predictions of the core threats for 2013? Kaspersky Lab comments

Recently, Kaspersky Lab experts outlined key security trends of 2012 and presented their views on the core threats of 2013. The most notable predictions for the next year include the continued rise of targeted attacks, cyber-espionage and nation-state cyber-attacks, the evolving role of hacktivism, the development of controversial ‘legal’ surveilla [...more...]

Faronics comments on three people involved in Ransomware scam arrested in Stoke-on-Trent

The Police Central e-Crime Unit (PCeU) has arrested three people in Stoke-on-Trent this week following an investigation into a Ransomware scam, confirmed the BBC. Ransomware involves the use of a fake anti-virus which disables a computer’s functionality until the victim pays a requested sum of money. It comes shortly after an Australian medical [...more...]

iPass selected for Hallmark's Retail Network

iPass® Inc. Managed Network Services (iPass MNS), professionals in high speed wide area networking (WAN) platform and Wi-Fi services provider, recently confirmed that Hallmark has selected iPass to provide managed network services to over 2,100 corporate and independent retail locations. Hallmark is the largest manufacturer of greeting cards in [...more...]

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