Report: Hackers ‘aligned’ with Vietnam government attacked international firms and media

A hacker group “aligned with Vietnamese government interests” carried out attacks on corporate companies, journalists and overseas governments over the past three years, according to a re

What if cybersecurity followed physics?

The first cybersecurity unicorn kernel popped in late 2013 with the announcement of CloudFlare’s $50 million Series C investment. Today, 10 privately held companies hold membership in the ultra-excl

As Symantec flexes its muscle in security, who will step up to the challenge?

As the security market shakes up in more ways than one, who wins, who struggles and who will get acquired next?

Process as code: Security ops orchestration for a brave new world

Cybercrime is an enormous problem -- a nemesis of the federal government, America’s biggest corporations and tens of millions of individuals. But there is now legitimate hope that a big piece of the

FireEye Picks Up Fellow Cybersecurity Intelligence Firm iSight For $200M

Cybersecurity and analysis firm FireEye is boosting its service with the acquisition of competitor iSight in a $200 million deal.

Norwest Raises Third Consecutive $1.2 Billion Fund in Five Years

Norwest Venture Partners, the 55-year-old, Palo Alto, Calif.-based venture firm, has closed its third consecutive $1.2 billion fund. The group, which employs 20 investors altogether, raised the same a

What’s The Half Life Of A Unicorn?

Cybercorns are companies that have surpassed the magical $1 billion valuation. Several of these extraordinary ventures are Okta, Sophos, Tanium, Palantir, FireEye, Splunk, Zscaler, Lookout, CloudFlare

FireEye Shares Tank 14% After Hours On Sales Miss

Cybersecurity and malware protection company FireEye on Wednesday reported its third quarter sales were $165.6 million, compared to the $167.13 million Wall Street expected. Despite missing on sales,

China Accused Of Decade Of Cyber Attacks On Governments And Corporates In Asia

The Chinese government is being blamed for a newly discovered set of cyber attacks waged against government agencies, corporate companies and journalists across India and Southeast Asia for the past t

Business Services, Retail Saw The Most Online Security Breaches In 2014: FireEye

Business services and retail operations saw the most online intrusions from malicious hackers in 2014, and one business was infiltrated and tapped for a full eight years before it figured out it was

FireEye Buys nPulse Technologies For $60M+ To Beef Up Network Security Suite

Today, FireEye, a security and intrusion detection company, bought nPulse Technologies to beef up its security platform by giving customers easier insight into the nature of a network intrusion. Acc

FireEye Drops 9% As Its Stock Price Catches Up With Its Massive Secondary Offer

Today technology security firm FireEye sold a massive set of stock in a secondary offering, following up on its very successful IPO. The company recently purchased Mandiant for ten figures, so the cap

FireEye Shares Jump $16 In First Day Of Public Trading As Interest Soars For Security Companies

<a target="_blank" href="">FireEye </a>made a debut on the public markets that any investor would be pleased to witness. In trading Friday, shares jumped $16 for the security co

Lastline Raises $10M From Redpoint Ventures And E.Ventures For Its Malware Protection Service

Lastline, a service that offers a range of solutions for protecting businesses from malware, just announced that it has raised a $10 million funding round led by Redpoint Ventures and The

Security Firm FireEye Raises Extra $50M, Says It’s Preparing Ground For IPO

Security company FireEye has announced it has raised an additional $50 million in venture funding, bringing its total funding to-date to more than $100 million. The new funding comes from new and exis