While more enterprises have become comfortable with, and even embrace, cloud computing in 2015, concerns about security associated with the technology remain as the year comes to a close, according to a recent survey by Netwrix Corp.
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Elizabeth Montalbano is a freelance writer who has written about technology and culture for more than 15 years. She has lived and worked as a professional journalist in Phoenix, San Francisco, and New York City. In her free time she enjoys surfing, traveling, music, yoga, and cooking. She currently resides in a small village on the southwest coast of Portugal.
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- December 29, 2015
As 2015 comes to an end, security still remains popular with investors, with yet another startup—endpoint security software firm Avecto—recently receiving $49 million in funding from JMI Equity to continue its growth.
- December 28, 2015
Thinking of a career change? Consider cyber security, as a recent survey by Cybrary found that a lack of required professional skills is still hampering companies’ ability to deliver cyber security to meet their evolving needs.
- December 23, 2015
Companies generally agree that sharing threat intelligence helps to improve everyone’s cybersecurity posture, but some companies are hesitant to do it for fear of giving away too much information.
- December 22, 2015
Security startup Exabeam has launched its initial alliance program and partners to help deliver and extend its flagship user behavior analytics technology.
- December 21, 2015
Security vendor Sophos has purchased Dutch firm SurfRight to bolster its existing portfolio of endpoint security and anti-malware products by adding processor- and memory-based protection against security threats.
- December 16, 2015
Security startup Vera has been busy solidifying partnerships to promote its data security strategy. Its latest is a deal with Centrify that aims to provide enterprises with simple, unified access control to sensitive information shared across cloud and on-premises systems, the company said.
- December 14, 2015
PrismTech has updated its Vortex data-sharing solution with security to better protect connections between endpoints and cloud applications, allowing for distributed Internet of Things (IoT) computing between devices, the edge and the cloud, the company said.
- December 9, 2015
Cognitive Systems offers a platform that provides real-time visualization of wireless signals, offering a new way to secure wireless networks and manage high-trafficked environments.
- December 9, 2015
RiskIQ has integrated its PassiveTotal threat analytics platform with Facebook’s ThreatExchange.
- December 9, 2015
Startup Confer Raises $17M to Bolster Enterprise Endpoint Security
Boston-based Confer has secured $17 million in Series B funding to grow its business around its flagship endpoint detection and response technology
- December 2, 2015
VCE has teamed with Cisco Systems (CSCO) to optimize its data-center security for enterprises running on Cisco infrastructure. The partnership is expected to help businesses gain more flexibility and agility when managing their hybrid networks.
- December 1, 2015
E-mail security has come a long way over the past several years, and most people feel safe when they correspond to messages even on public domains. But there is evidence that they shouldn’t be so confident in the security of their messages, according to a new study by Google (GOOG) and two Midwestern universities, which found e-mail security still fundamentally lacking.
- November 30, 2015
Cisco Systems’ (CSCO) OpenDNS has developed new predictive security technology based on concepts typically used to analyze sound waves to help identify threats to a network before they happen.
- November 25, 2015
The security startup space continues to be a hotbed of activity. One of the latest companies to emerge from stealth to offer what it thinks will be the future of security is Tel Aviv-based Avanan, which is promising one-click deployment of industry-leading security technologies to protect enterprise data in the cloud.
- November 24, 2015
Hardware giant Dell is beefing up endpoint security for its commercial PC lines with new artificial intelligence technology from Cylance that proactively prevents, rather than just reactively detects, threats and malware.
- November 23, 2015
ARM (ARMH) has released a new processor architecture that will bring its TrustZone security to embedded devices utilizing the IoT.
- November 18, 2015
Qualcomm (QCOM) and Korea Telecom (KT) have followed up a partnership to build IoT security with the development of an LTE-based IoT security gateway solution for ATMs, according to published reports.
- November 17, 2015
Just when you think your company’s website is safe or your employees aren’t in danger of security breaches when they’re surfing the web, think again.
- November 16, 2015
The increased use of mobile devices for business applications and the advent of the Internet of Things (IoT) is making device security top of mind for security researchers. But device security is currently based on methods like passwords and encryption, which are easy to break.