Security operations stalwart Arctic Wolf has taken on more than $400 million in debt to pursue acquisitions in the cloud, SIEM, endpoint and XDR markets. The money will fuel an upcoming launch in the Asia-Pacific region and expansion in markets such as South Africa, Benelux and the Nordics.
A Baltimore, Maryland-based healthcare organization has agreed to spend nearly $8 million improving and maintaining its data security as "injunctive relief" to settle a class action lawsuit involving two data breaches that affected a total of about 540,000 individuals.
Lloyd's of London is probing a possible cybersecurity incident that led it to yank some systems offline. Details are scarce at the moment, including whether the incident is malicious or involves ransomware and who may have instigated the incident.
A U.S. federal jury found Joe Sullivan, former chief security officer of Uber, guilty of covering up a 2016 data breach that exposed the personal information of tens of millions of account holders. The trial was a landmark, likely marking the first time a chief security officer has faced criminal charges over an...
Rising offensive cyber star NetSPI has received a massive follow-up investment from KKR to pursue acquisitions and expand its technological and geographic footprint. KKR's $410 million bet comes on the heels of 50% organic sales growth for NetSPI in 2021 and 61% sales growth thus far in 2022.
David "Hat" Hatfield has exited the co-CEO role at Lacework just four months after the cloud security vendor laid off 20% of its employees. The move will bring Lacework's co-CEO experiment to an end after just 14 months, with Facebook engineering head Jay Parikh moving forward as sole CEO.
In this episode of "Cybersecurity Unplugged," Amit Shah, director of product marketing at Dynatrace, discusses the implications of the Log4Shell software vulnerability and the need for organizations to take an observability-led approach to software development and security going forward.
84% of organizations experienced an identity related breach last year.(1) It’s clear that as companies digitally and organizationally transform, securely connecting the right people to the right access has moved beyond human capacity. In today’s accelerating, modern digital age companies need to automate identity...
Australia's largest telecom provider acknowledged Tuesday a data breach, but said the data came from a now-defunct employee rewards program from 2017. A company executive accused the hacker behind the breach of seeking to profit from a tense climate created by a much larger breach at rival Optus.
Qualys has purchased a startup founded by longtime Qualcomm leaders to help detect supply chain infections, crypto miners and unauthorized activity in the cloud. The deal will allow customers to detect active exploitation, identify advanced threats and create an adaptive risk mitigation program.
Paige Thompson, the Capital One hacker known as "erratic," was sentenced to time served and five years of probation following her June conviction in U.S. federal court. The five-time felon exploited a weakness in web application firewalls on AWS accounts to steal data of 100 million individuals.
The healthcare sector has long faced unique challenges involving identity and access management, but the novel coronavirus pandemic and various other key drivers are accentuating those issues, says Rebecca Archambault, senior director analyst at Gartner.
Upscale Asian hotelier Shangri-La Group has copped to a data breach incident that may affect hundreds of thousands of guests. The hotel detected unauthorized access to its guest database in July but didn't notify guests or regulators until September.
Passwords are supported everywhere. But, says Andrew Shikiar, executive director of the FIDO Alliance, "they have been proven time and time again to simply be unfit for today's networked economy." In this episode of "Cybersecurity Unplugged," Shikiar discusses how to move beyond passwords.
The steady barrage of acquisition reports around publicly traded digital experience vendor Akamai has intensified in recent weeks. The latest salvo landed Monday when StreetInsider reported that the intelligent edge platform provider held talks with a private equity firm about a potential takeover.