If you don’t think threats to private data are a problem, you’re not paying attention. Breaches occur seemingly by the day, although…
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In the era of big data, organizations must employ a combination of security analytics, intelligence-aware security controls, and automated response to reduce risk and business disruption.
A startup called Argyle Data has released its fraud detection software that’s built on the NSA-created Accumulo database and Facebook-created Presto SQL query engine, both of which have been proved to work with petabytes of data stored in Hadoop.
Hackers — apparently from Russia — siphoned customer and employee data from JPMorgan Chase and four other big banks, according to reports.
Businesses in more nascent stages of IoT development can learn from the airline and maritime industries in order to avoid costly blunders and build in security from the start.
From the Federal Reserve to Target to Heartbleed, recent security breaches have proven that existing systems are inadequate. Today’s threats are persistent,…
This deal, which was reported more than a month ago, has closed. Palo Alto Networks now gets Cyvera’s zero-day exploit defenses as part of its arsenal.
The combination of FireEye’s persistent threat detection and Mandiant’s cyber forensics and endpoint security know-how should expand the market for the combined company.
Cisco is jumping on the cybersecurity bandwagon by buying Sourcefire to monitor networks and endpoints.
Protecting websites and user data is one thing, and guarding money is another. Easy Solutions does both, and it’s just received $11 million in funding to expand its reach.
In line with big investments in IT security, Skyhigh Networks is gaining ground with $20 million in new funding for software that puts a spotlight on shadow IT.
As cyberattacks just keep on coming, there’s lots of investment activity, and now Blue Coat Systems is adding more software and hardware capability by acquiring Solera Networks.
Can quantum computing be the key to a much safer power grid? A California startup, GridCOM, plans to show just how quantum encryption could be a nearly fail-proof shield against cybersecurity breaches.
A defense contractor faced repeated hacks from Chinese spies who gained access to terabytes of confidential data, Bloomberg reports. More security tools could help, and the government could do more to protect itself.
A smart grid needs a good defense against cybersecurity breaches. N-Dimension, which recently raised an A round, says it’s got the software to protect a utility’s operation to fend off data thefts and other attacks.
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