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Cybersecurity giant FireEye has agreed to sell its products business to a consortium led by private equity firm Symphony Technology Group for $1.2 billion. The all-cash deal will split FireEye,…

FireEye to sell products unit to Symphony-led group for $1.2B

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How to make a deal with a VC at a tech conference

Which one should you attend? How do you get in? And above all, what is it that you want to get out of this schmooze session?

11:55 am PST • February 24, 2020
How to make a deal with a VC at a tech conference

Dell Technologies announced today that it was selling legacy security firm RSA for $2.075 billion to a consortium of investors led by Symphony Technology Group. Other investors include Ontario Teachers’…

Dell sells RSA to consortium led by Symphony Technology Group for over $2B

In a recently published, roughly 75-page report, British non-profit organization The Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts (RSA) outlined several scenarios for how the UK labor market will be…

Planning for the uncertain future of work

Responding to the talent shortage and increasing demand facing the cybersecurity industry, Udacity said that it is now developing a new nanodegree focused on security. Launched at the security industry’s RSA…

Udacity tackles cybersecurity with its latest nanodegree

What happens when you tell two smart computers to talk to each other in secret and task another AI with breaking that conversation? You get one of the coolest experiments…

Google’s AI creates its own inhuman encryption

The fact that plain passwords are no longer safe to protect our digital identities is no secret. For years, the use of two-factor authentication (2FA) and multi-factor authentication (MFA) as…

Strengthening authentication through big data

People are trying to steal your credentials or trick you into giving them important information. They are exploiting unpatched operating systems, locating security holes in applications and hacking into unprotected…

Fear and loathing at RSA: Hacking, security and the limits of protection

At a panel discussion today at the RSA conference in San Francisco, Apple found two unlikely allies when the former heads of the NSA and Homeland Security threw their support behind…

Former heads of NSA and Homeland Security unlikely Apple supporters in encryption battle

Brad Smith, Microsoft’s president and chief legal officer, gave a passionate defense of encryption today, saying his company stood with Apple in its legal battle with the FBI. He made…

Microsoft’s Brad Smith stands with Apple while passionately defending encryption

Microsoft announced a new tool today called Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection designed to help IT detect threats to Windows 10 machines after a threat has penetrated the network. While most security…

Microsoft to bring post-breach detection to Windows 10 security

The RSA security conference is being held this week in San Francisco where security pros come together to discuss strategy. IBM made several security announcements this morning ahead of the conference, headlined…

IBM Adds Post-Cyber Attack Planning With Resilient Systems Acquisition

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6:00 am PST • January 12, 2013

It’s been a bad week for online security. An “extremely critical” Ruby on Rails security hole; a Yahoo! Mail XSS exploit; and yet another Java 0-day vulnerability. I know, I…

Nadia Heninger Is Watching You