Symantec

  • Google is fighting with Symantec over encrypting the internet

    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 length of trust Chrome will place in certificates issued by Symantec. Encrypted web connections — HTTPS connections like those on banking sites, login pages or news sites like this one… Read More

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

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

    What technology is popular with acquirers, helps save enterprises from expensive breaches, and could even curtail the third-leading cause of death? If you answered identity management, congratulations. That’s the takeaway from a Crunchbase analysis of the identity management space, performed in the wake of a spate of recent acquisition and large funding rounds for companies in the sector. Read More

  • Dropbox Business updates focus on increasing enterprise security credibility

    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 designed to make it more attractive to larger businesses. Rob Baesman, Dropbox’s head of product for pro, business and enterprise versions, says the idea behind the admin tool update is to provide… Read More

  • What if cybersecurity followed physics? Crunch Network

    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-exclusive cybersecurity unicorn club. With the addition of each new member, eyebrows are raised and questions are asked. Are cybersecurity unicorns outliers or are we at the start of a… Read More

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

    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? Read More

  • Symantec grabs Blue Coat Systems for $4.65 billion

    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 over the same role at Symantec. The company has been operating since April without one when Michael A. Brown stepped down. It was a stunning turn of events for Blue Coat, which was sold just… Read More

  • How do you outsmart malware? Crunch Network

    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 advantage of technological innovations and breakthroughs to devise new ways to flood the Internet with new malware that circumvent security tools, propagate within networks and siphon critical data for… Read More

  • Innovations In Cybersecurity At RSA 2016 Crunch Network

    Innovations In Cybersecurity At RSA 2016

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