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Lessons from cybersecurity exits

Mahendra Ramsinghani Contributor Mahendra Ramsinghani is the founder of Secure Octane, a Silicon Valley-based cybersecurity seed fund. More posts by this contributor Is Symantec getting ready to buy S

The state of Israel’s cybersecurity market

Ofer Schreiber Contributor Ofer Schreiber is a partner at YL Ventures. More posts by this contributor The state of Israel’s cybersecurity market Trends in Israel’s cybersecurity investment

Is Symantec getting ready to buy Splunk?

Yesterday, Symantec CEO Greg Clark flexed his M&A biceps, saying that Splunk could be an attractive target. Clark definitely plans to go whale hunting to regain Symantec's long-lost security posit

Google is fighting with Symantec over encrypting the internet

Google, which has accused Symantec and its partners of misissuing tens of thousands of certificates for encrypted web connections, quietly announced Thursday that it’s downgrading the level and

With $6B in deals in 2016, ID management is a hot sector you may have missed

Joanna Glasner Contributor More posts by this contributor Shoe startups aren’t dragging their feet Hydrate, intoxicate, caffeinate, repeat: Meet the startups pouring the future What technology is po

Dropbox Business updates focus on increasing enterprise security credibility

Dropbox is getting much more serious about its Dropbox Business product, and today it announced a partnership with security vendor Symantec as part of a broader update to its business products designe

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?

Symantec grabs Blue Coat Systems for $4.65 billion

Symantec announced overnight it had purchased Blue Coat Systems for $4.65 billion with the hopes of creating an enterprise security juggernaut. As part of the deal, Blue Coat CEO Greg Clark will take

How do you outsmart malware?

The growth of data breaches in recent months and years is in large part because of the new generation of smart malware being developed on a daily basis. Malicious actors are constantly taking advantag

Innovations In Cybersecurity At RSA 2016

Beyond artificial intelligence and machine learning to the brave new world of cybersecurity.

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

Symantec Sells Veritas Division To Private Equity Group For $8B

Symantec announced today that it had sold its Veritas division to The Carlyle Group, a Washington, DC-based private equity firm for $8 billion in cash. The move comes after Symantec, mostly known as

Regin Spying Software Has Been Attacking Governments And Corporations Since 2008

Symantec has found an unusual new threat called Regin aka Backdoor.Regin. The software, which is essentially a very powerful Trojan Horse, appears to have been circulating in the wild since 2008 and h

As Microsoft Support for XP Expires, Antivirus Vendors Pick Up The Slack

As you might be aware Microsoft support for Windows XP expires today, which means that the company will stop issuing security patches. Around 30 percent of you have ignored all warnings up until now a

Backupify Is Phasing Out Free Consumer Products; Drops Support For Facebook Personal Profiles, Blogger, Picassa And Flickr

Earlier this week we reported on how <a target="_blank" href="http://backupify.com">Backupify</a> was <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/05/15/twitter-archiving-service-tweetbackup-hits-the-dea

Android Remains Main Target For Mobile Malware Writers Despite iOS Having More Vulnerabilities, Says Symantec

Mobile malware remains a small and nascent issue, especially when compared to the scale of threats crowding around desktop OSes, but the threat that is out there continues to mostly affect Google's An

Symantec Buys Cloud-Based Email Archiving Company LiveOffice For $115M

Security and storage giant Symantec has <a href="http://www.marketwatch.com/story/symantec-announces-intelligent-information-governance-to-mitigate-risks-and-free-information-2012-01-16?reflink=MW_new

Symantec Continues Move Into eDiscovery, Acquires Clearwell Systems For $390 Million

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/17569v4-max-250x250.jpg" /> <a href="http://www.symantec.com/index.jsp">Symantec</a>, the computer software security giant, has announced that

Sizing Up Symantec's Corporate Social Responsibility

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/symantec.jpg" />Symantec, the software and security company best known for its Norton internet security and antivirus software, released its <
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