New CEO Bryan Ware plans to leverage LookingGlass' nascent attack surface management capabilities to capture clients in verticals such as pharmaceuticals, manufacturing and utilities. The company tapped former CISA leader Ware to serve as its next CEO following the acquisition of Next5.
Abnormal Security has closed a $210 million funding round on a $4 billion valuation to apply its account takeover prevention technology to areas other than email. The company wants to use its AI to protect accounts across systems and SaaS platforms and in environments such as Workday and Salesforce.
Microsoft plans to roll out new managed services that give organizations the expertise needed to proactively hunt for threats and extend XDR beyond the endpoint. Microsoft Security Experts features new managed services as well as existing services around incident response and modernization.
Apple, Google and Microsoft are joining forces to back a standard that will allow websites and apps to offers passwordless sign-ins across devices and platforms. The three OS and browsing giants have put their weight behind a common passwordless sign-in standard created by the FIDO Alliance.
Cybersecurity companies took Thursday's sell-off on the chin, with Rapid7, Cloudflare and SentinelOne experiencing double-digit stock price drops in Wall Street's worst day of 2022. The Nasdaq Composite Index fell 5% Thursday amid concerns around inflation and soft earnings from online retailers.
In this episode of "Cybersecurity Unplugged," David Bruce of Broadcom discusses the competition and noise that marketers face today, why product builders and marketers should communicate about strategy, and how to describe your product in a way that lets customers know why it's important.
Mosyle closed a $196 million funding round to expand beyond mobile device management and provide a holistic security platform for Apple devices. The company wants to boost adoption of Mosyle Fuse, which combines MDM, endpoint security, encrypted DNS, identity management and app management.
Check Point is aggressively expanding its salesforce and standing up "rockets" focused on emerging technology areas to land more customer deals outside network security. The company will couple 25% growth in its salesforce with dedicated investments around cloud security, email security and MDR.
SonarSource has raised $412 million on a $4.7 billion valuation to establish a physical presence in Asia and increase its wallet share with existing customers. The company wants to open an office in Singapore and pursue opportunities in China, South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, Japan and Australia.
Sophos bought early-stage vendor SOC.OS to help customers detect abnormalities in their IT environment earlier by ingesting data from third-party platforms. SOC.OS will allow customers to extract information sooner from non-Sophos firewalls, network proxies and endpoint security technology.
Gigamon has promoted Shane Buckley to CEO and tasked him with expanding the company's ability to protect customer data in the cloud. Buckley plans to broaden Gigamon's portfolio and add more functionality to guard data in motion regardless of if it resides in a physical, virtual or cloud network.
New Cobalt CEO Chris Manton-Jones plans to push upmarket and go after enterprise customers and leverage automation and self-service to accelerate product growth. He replaces founder Jacob Hansen, who had served as CEO since Cobalt's inception in 2013 and will remain with the firm as a board member.
KKR plans to buy Barracuda Networks to support growth in managed detection and response, extended detection and response, and secure access service edge. KKR plans to provide resources and expertise to fuel Barracuda's growth past the $500 million sales figure it hit under Thoma Bravo's ownership.
Private equity giant Thoma Bravo has agreed to purchase identity security powerhouse SailPoint for $6.9 billion in the sixth-biggest cybersecurity acquisition of all time. The deal will give SailPoint the flexibility needed to support its customers, expand its markets and accelerate innovation.
CrowdStrike, Microsoft and Trend Micro sit atop the Forrester Wave for endpoint detection and response as vendors grapple with business data increasingly moving to the cloud. This has forced EDR providers to build out full-fledged Extended Detection and Response platforms that protect cloud data.