Broadcom has agreed to buy cloud and virtualization giant VMware for $61 billion, bringing together the $1.6 billion Symantec and $1 billion VMware security teams. Broadcom will incorporate its existing security offerings into the VMware portfolio and bring them to market under the VMware brand.
Cybersecurity startup Lacework has announced layoffs - affecting 20% of its employees, according to one report - to strengthen its balance sheet, just six months after raising $1.3 billion. The company says it restructured its business in response to a large shift in the public and private markets.
Given the growing threat landscape alongside an ever-expanding attack surface, organizations need even higher levels of protection. However, more security vendors result in complex security operations and increases costs. Converging cybersecurity capabilities in a cloud-delivered security solution can drive higher...
Organizations are seeking new, more efficient ways to deliver secure, flexible solutions to their employees, partners and customers. This often means that the focus is no longer with the datacenter, but extends to the public cloud and edge where VPN is being replaced with a SASE approach. With the internet becoming...
Researchers say an unsecured cloud storage bucket belonging to a nonprofit cancer organization has exposed to the internet sensitive images and related data of tens of thousands of individuals. The mishap is the latest health data-related incident involving misconfigured information technology.
Since the shift to work from home, there's been a paradigm shift in the IT and security industry. The concept of experiencing a breach is no longer an ""if"" but a ""when."" Forward-thinking organizations have formulated – and regularly update – their incident response plans and playbooks to ensure smooth and...
The backdrop of this study is: Cloud migration. Remote work. Security at the edge. These are some of the many ways that the COVID-19 pandemic has permanently changed cybersecurity.
At the same time, data security threats continue to rise. Whether it’s new social engineering attacks or the risk of sensitive data...
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.
AWS has fixed "severe security issues" in hot patches it released last December to address the Log4Shell vulnerability in Java applications and containers. Palo Alto Networks' Unit 42 researchers said containers in server or cluster environments can exploit the patch to take over its underlying host.
Gigamon has promoted Shane Buckley to CEO and tasked him with expanding the company's ability to protect customer data in the cloud. Buckley plans to broaden Gigamon's portfolio and add more functionality to guard data in motion regardless of if it resides in a physical, virtual or cloud network.
For organizations with legacy systems, effective security and risk management remain essential as they transition to cloud or hybrid environments, says Davanathan "Devan" Naidoo, CIO of New Dimension Corp. He shares essential strategies and lessons learned.
Amid accelerated cloud migration, many enterprises find they struggle with visibility, costs, complexity - even having the right skills in-house to manage these new environments. Robert Sawyer of Bitdefender shares strategies for identifying and improving challenges in cloud workload security.
Ts. Saiful Bakhtiar Osman is the head of IT - APAC at The Ascent Group. In this interview, he discusses how to make cloud security effective, interweave IT disaster recovery with business continuity plans, move to a Zero Trust environment and improve authentication and access management controls.