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Acorus Networks raises $6 million to protect businesses from DDoS attacks

ACORUS NETWORKS RAISES $6 MILLION TO PROTECT BUSINESSES FROM DDOS ATTACKS

Paris-based Acorus Networks today announced that it has raised a $6 million round of venture capital as it seeks to expand its cybersecurity...

 
 
 
How this 35-year-old built a $1.65 billion tech unicorn from a $20 investment

HOW THIS 35-YEAR-OLD BUILT A $1.65 BILLION TECH UNICORN FROM A $20 INVESTMENT

Poppy Gustafsson is the 35-year-old CEO of Cambridge-based cybersecurity firm Darktrace, which was recently valued at $1.65 billion. Gustafsson...

Palo Alto Networks to acquire cloud security startup RedLock for $173 million

PALO ALTO NETWORKS TO ACQUIRE CLOUD SECURITY STARTUP REDLOCK FOR $173 MILLION

Cybersecurity giant Palo Alto Networks has announced plans to acquire Menlo Park-based cloud security startup RedLock in an all-cash...

 
 
 
Rapid7 Launches Security Automation Tools to Take On IBM, FireEye

RAPID7 LAUNCHES SECURITY AUTOMATION TOOLS TO TAKE ON IBM, FIREEYE

Cybersecurity software firm Rapid7 is rolling out new and updated products geared toward helping customers automate more of their security...

 
 
 
Card Shimming Targets EMV Payment Cards

CARD SHIMMING TARGETS EMV PAYMENT CARDS

What is card shimming? Card shimming is a new scam that targets debit and credit cards equipped with EMV chip technology. This scam...

 
 
 
Any Android device not running Pie can be tracked and located thanks to new vulnerability

ANY ANDROID DEVICE NOT RUNNING PIE CAN BE TRACKED AND LOCATED THANKS TO NEW VULNERABILITY

A research report from research firm Nightwatch Cybersecurity reveals the latter's discovery of a new Android vulnerability. The flaw...

Iran's fake news push was much bigger than Facebook, and spread to Twitter and Google

IRAN'S FAKE NEWS PUSH WAS MUCH BIGGER THAN FACEBOOK, AND SPREAD TO TWITTER AND GOOGLE

An online Iranian misinformation campaign targeting people in the US, UK, Latin America, and the Middle East is much bigger than previously...

 
 
 
Facebook, Google, and Twitter dismantle global Iranian propaganda push

FACEBOOK, GOOGLE, AND TWITTER DISMANTLE GLOBAL IRANIAN PROPAGANDA PUSH

Facebook, Twitter, and Alphabet collectively removed hundreds of accounts tied to Iranian actors that a cybersecurity firm said on...

How many patient records were breached in Q2?

HOW MANY PATIENT RECORDS WERE BREACHED IN Q2?

The most recent Protenus Breach Barometer, which looked at data from April through June of 2018, found 3,143,642 patient records were...

 
 
 
Cybersecurity giant Symantec surges 10% after a $6 billion activist buys a stake

CYBERSECURITY GIANT SYMANTEC SURGES 10% AFTER A $6 BILLION ACTIVIST BUYS A STAKE

Shares of Symantec jumped as much as 10% to $20.50 Thursday after Starboard reported a stake in the cybersecurity giant. Starboard,...

Industrial software giant PTC has announced a new IIoT cybersecurity initiative

INDUSTRIAL SOFTWARE GIANT PTC HAS ANNOUNCED A NEW IIOT CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers hours before it appeared on Business Insider. To...

 
 
 
SaaS Data Protection Trends in the Tech Industry

SAAS DATA PROTECTION TRENDS IN THE TECH INDUSTRY

As we enter into the third quarter of 2018, the Spanning data security, product and engineering teams took stock of how the year is...

After Threats, Austin Founder Shut Browser Firm Authenticated Reality

AFTER THREATS, AUSTIN FOUNDER SHUT BROWSER FIRM AUTHENTICATED REALITY

Austin -When Authenticated Reality launched last year , it seemed that the company had struck gold in terms of market demand and fit....

 
 
 
Facebook's security boss is leaving, a day after the social network revealed a political influence campaign

FACEBOOK'S SECURITY BOSS IS LEAVING, A DAY AFTER THE SOCIAL NETWORK REVEALED A POLITICAL INFLUENCE CAMPAIGN

Facebook Chief Security Officer Alex Stamos is leaving the social network. He's going to Stanford University, where he'll continue...

 
 
 
Handmaids Gather To Protest Mike Pence's New York City Visit

HANDMAIDS GATHER TO PROTEST MIKE PENCE'S NEW YORK CITY VISIT

Nearly two dozen women in red gowns resembling the title characters of The Handmaid's Tale rallied in front of the Department of Homeland...

Cybersecurity company Tenable shoots up 31.5% to a $2.7 billion market cap on its first day of trading - here's what the CEO said about it

CYBERSECURITY COMPANY TENABLE SHOOTS UP 31.5% TO A $2.7 BILLION MARKET CAP ON ITS FIRST DAY OF TRADING - HERE'S WHAT THE CEO SAID ABOUT IT

The 16-year-old cybersecurity company Tenable held its IPO on Thursday. Shares shot up 31.5% by the close of markets, which values...