Approov has landed a new CEO to help the mobile security upstart expand in the United States and capture more healthcare and financial services customers. The Silicon Valley-based company has captured high-profile European customers such as BMW from its development center in Scotland.
Akamai's acquisition of Guardicore allowed the company to extend from protecting public-facing web content and APIs to safeguarding internal applications and data, says CEO Tom Leighton. The $600 million deal will allow the Boston-area firm to blend its public-facing and internal security assets.
Especially for healthcare organizations, repelling ransomware attacks hinges on having robust monitoring and defenses in place to spot the signs of an unfolding attack and shut it down before crypto-locking malware gets unleashed, says Peter Mackenzie, director of incident response at Sophos.
Data management, supply chain assurance and regulatory evolution are among the topics touched upon in this look at the year ahead with Troy Leach, chief strategy officer of the Cloud Security Alliance. Find out what trends Leach is watching and the predictions he makes for 2023.
"Who here thinks your network or environment will become more complex next year?" a cybersecurity veteran asked the audience at Black Hat Europe this week in London. As attackers' capabilities continue to improve, Jeff Moss said defenders must learn to succeed or fail faster.
SentinelOne plans to go after more Fortune 500 and Global 2000 organizations as the economic downturn prompts customers to shrink the size of their purchases. Over the past year, the company doubled the number of clients spending at least $100,000 and $1 million with SentinelOne annually.
Software has increasingly relied on components developed by third parties or from open-source libraries, which Aqua Security CEO Dror Davidoff says injects additional risk. On-premises environments are still managed in more traditional ways, with the development and production phases totally siloed.
Black Hat Europe returns to London, offering deep dives into the latest cybersecurity research and trends, including how to build an open, transparent, but also secure internet; harvesting zero-day flaws before attackers; what we can learn from "metaparasitical" scammers who scam scammers; and more.
Organizations should build apps and design development workflows in a way that embraces how quickly cloud-native architectures change, says Snyk Solutions Engineer Iain Rose. Unlike traditional on-premises environments, containerized applications are designed to be ephemeral, Rose says.
Securonix has snagged longtime Ivanti, BMC Software and SAP executive Nayaki Nayyar as CEO to strengthen product capabilities and customer experience. One of a handful of female CEOs in the vendor community, she doubled Ivanti's total addressable market during her 30 months as president.
With the surge in ransomware and other major hacking incidents affecting third-party suppliers, it is more critical than ever for healthcare sector entities to diligently scrutinize threats and risks involving their vendors, says Denise Anderson, president and CEO of the Health-ISAC.
The need for AWS security has increased as S3 buckets have evolved from a dumping ground for data to the home for critical cloud-native applications, says Clumio co-founder and CEO Poojan Kumar. Information in S3 buckets is susceptible to both accidental deletions and cyberattacks.
Security, observability and search vendor Elastic will shrink its workforce by 13% due to small and medium businesses reducing their purchases amid the economic downturn. Elastic will lay off nearly 400 of its 3,056 employees as it adopts an automated, low-touch motion for SMB customers.
Ransomware-wielding attackers have myriad tactics for extorting victims, including demanding a stand-alone ransom for a promise to delete stolen data. But Coveware's Bill Siegel urges victims to never pay for such promises, in part because they rarely - if ever - get honored.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report discusses why too few organizations admit to being victims of ransomware attacks, how delayed enterprise subscription start dates forced CrowdStrike to cut sales forecasts, and leveraging threat intelligence to protect critical infrastructure.