The firm founded by retired four-star Army Gen. Keith Alexander and once valued at $1.2 billion has officially turned off the lights. IronNet Friday ceased business operations and terminated remaining employees after probing alternatives and finding additional sources of cash unavailable.
WatchGuard purchased a Massachusetts company to extend network detection and response capabilities traditionally reserved for high-end enterprises to the midmarket through MSPs. The deal gives WatchGuard clients more visibility into east-west network traffic and activity taking place on the cloud.
Perimeter 81's ease of deployment and embrace of a cloud-based architecture made it stand apart from other secure remote access offerings, according to Check Point Software CEO Gil Shwed. The deal will help Check Point build a scalable network foundation that extends to thousands of users.
Rapid innovation, limited security and development resources, and an ever-evolving risk landscape have led to a reassessment of cloud security strategy for cloud and growth-focused organizations.
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IronNet's board authorized the company to furlough nearly all its workers and substantially curtail business operations as the board evaluates seeking bankruptcy protection. The furlough and cessation of business operations constitute an event of default under the terms of the company's borrowing.
New CEO Scott Harrell wants Infoblox to evolve from classic networking DNS management to bringing networking and security together in ways that optimize protection and efficiency. DNS serves as a building block for security since it is universal across large client devices and small mobile phones.
Unnecessary cyber alerts are a threat that can overwhelm defenders, leading to burnout and reduced efficiency within the team. Chris Waynforth, vice president and general manager at Expel, said adopting automation solutions to filter and prioritize alerts allows for more effective incident response.
Retired four-star Gen. Keith Alexander resigned as IronNet's CEO as part of a deal with C5 Capital to take the beleaguered threat detection firm private. C5 extended IronNet a financial lifeline in exchange for Alexander, 71, giving up day-to-day management of the company he founded nine years ago.
In the latest weekly update, four editors at ISMG discuss highlights from recent ISMG events, the winners and losers in Forrester's first-ever network analysis and visibility rankings, and the ongoing tech trade war between the U.S. and China and its impact on the global supply chain.
Service providers typically lack the skills and large security teams needed to thwart complex and high-volume cyberattacks on their own, said A10 Networks CEO Dhrupad Trivedi. MSPs telecom and cloud providers struggle to assess the scale of cyber incidents and to detect and remediate them.
Startup Lumu edged out larger incumbents Extra Hop, Arista Networks and Trend Micro for the top spot in Forrester's first-ever network analysis and visibility rankings. The percolating of federal zero trust mandates into the civilian world prompted Forrester's evaluation of providers in the market.
Lateral movement is also often overlooked because most security tools focus on the perimeter of the network, and they seldom look at the interactions among internal hosts, and, as a result, these tools might miss important aspects of a multi-step attack.
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Emotet is one of the most evasive and destructive malware delivery systems ever deployed. Now it has resurrected itself following a takedown by law enforcement in 2021. It is the very definition of an advanced persistent threat, causing substantial damage during its earlier reign and continuing to pose a danger to...
The network detection and response market grows steadily and expands to new use cases, such as IaaS. Security and risk management leaders should prioritize NDR as complementary to other detection tools, focusing on low false positive rates and detection of anomalies that other controls don’t cover.
According to the results from SE Labs, VMware NSX NDR provides 100 percent protection across multi-cloud environments from four major advanced and persistent threats (APT) groups—including FIN7&Carbanak, OilRig, APT3 and APT29—while returning zero false positives.
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