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Cybereason Gets $100M to Fend Off Cyber Attacks-and Competitors

CYBEREASON GETS $100M TO FEND OFF CYBER ATTACKS-AND COMPETITORS

Lior Div just raised a $100 million funding round for his security-tech company, Cybereason . A daunting task, to be sure. “It's very...

Girl Scouts can start earning cybersecurity badges in fall 2018

GIRL SCOUTS CAN START EARNING CYBERSECURITY BADGES IN FALL 2018

If your office in the future dodges a spearphishing attempt in the future, you might be thanking a Girl Scout. The organization partnered...

 
 
 
Trump's hardline on US relations with Cuba could create a blind spot in a major drug-trafficking corridor

TRUMP'S HARDLINE ON US RELATIONS WITH CUBA COULD CREATE A BLIND SPOT IN A MAJOR DRUG-TRAFFICKING CORRIDOR

President Donald Trump announced on Friday the reversal of several key parts of Barack Obama's normalization of relations with Cuba,...

Sqrrl Sniffs Out $12.3M to Push “Threat Hunting” Software

SQRRL SNIFFS OUT $12.3M TO PUSH “THREAT HUNTING” SOFTWARE

Sqrrl has grabbed $12.3 million from investors to help drive more sales of its software that aims to detect cyber attackers. The Series...

 
 
 
Google Designed an Online Safety Computer Game for Kids

GOOGLE DESIGNED AN ONLINE SAFETY COMPUTER GAME FOR KIDS

In celebration of Internet Safety month, Google has released a classroom curriculum and computer game to teach children about online...

 
 
 
Barracuda Networks Plans $2.3 Million Expansion and Hiring Spree

BARRACUDA NETWORKS PLANS $2.3 MILLION EXPANSION AND HIRING SPREE

Barracuda Networks , the publicly traded cybersecurity giant, is growing-and has chosen once more to expand in Ann Arbor, MI. Barracuda...

 
 
 
Report: Microsoft Buying Cybersecurity Firm Hexadite for $100M

REPORT: MICROSOFT BUYING CYBERSECURITY FIRM HEXADITE FOR $100M

Microsoft is acquiring cybersecurity startup Hexadite for $100 million, according to a report by Israeli publication Calcalist. Xconomy...

 
 
 
Where is the future of HIPAA enforcement headed?

WHERE IS THE FUTURE OF HIPAA ENFORCEMENT HEADED?

Since January 2016, the Office of Civil Rights has entered into resolution agreements with, and imposed Corrective Action Plans on,...

 
 
 
Aporeto raises $11.2 million to help build a more secure cloud

APORETO RAISES $11.2 MILLION TO HELP BUILD A MORE SECURE CLOUD

ANALYSIS: Following a week dominated by headlines about ransomware that locked down hundreds of thousands of computers, Aporeto scored...

After WannaCry, ex-NSA director defends agencies holding exploits

AFTER WANNACRY, EX-NSA DIRECTOR DEFENDS AGENCIES HOLDING EXPLOITS

General Keith Alexander has warned there will be more ransomware attacks this year, and urged industry to work with government to try...

 
 
 
Cyber Attack - Why Don't People Update Their Computers?

CYBER ATTACK - WHY DON'T PEOPLE UPDATE THEIR COMPUTERS?

The global cyber attack of the past few days has grown again, with many more systems compromised. Russia is blaming America. America...

 
 
 
Researchers see North Korea link to ransomware attack

RESEARCHERS SEE NORTH KOREA LINK TO RANSOMWARE ATTACK

Who's behind the ransomware known as WannaCry that is wrecking havoc on computers around the world? We don't know for sure, but a security...

Cybersecurity stocks spike after global ransomware attack - why this rally could last

CYBERSECURITY STOCKS SPIKE AFTER GLOBAL RANSOMWARE ATTACK - WHY THIS RALLY COULD LAST

ANALYSIS: When a hacking incident made global headlines in recent years - Sony, the DNC, countless corporate data breaches - the otherwise...

 
 
 
Trump's cybersecurity executive order is a good first step

TRUMP'S CYBERSECURITY EXECUTIVE ORDER IS A GOOD FIRST STEP

A significant piece of cybersecurity news erupted last week, although it was nearly drowned out by the growing flap over President...

Renault And Nissan Plants Hit By Massive Ransomware Attack

RENAULT AND NISSAN PLANTS HIT BY MASSIVE RANSOMWARE ATTACK

French auto giant Renault became the first major French company to report being affected by Friday's ransomware attack that affected...