Cybersecurity is the practice of protecting systems, networks and data from digital attacks. Organizations must have a solid security strategy and implementation program for how they deal with digital security and cyber attacks. Users of networks must be aware of potential security risks and follow corporate policies and guidelines to keep their online environment safe. In this category you find our news articles about cybersecurity.

Trend Micro XDR Brings Enhanced Cybersecurity Capabilities

Trend Micro’s newly launched XDR solution comes with detection and response capabilities that are integrated across email, network, endpoint, server and cloud workloads.

Broadcom Acquires Symantec Enterprise Security Business for $10.7 Billion in Cash

Broadcom has acquired the enterprise security business of Symantec Corporation for $10.7 billion in cash. This would significantly expand Broadcom's infrastructure software footprint with integrated enterprise cybersecurity solutions.

Alibaba Cloud Extends Integration with Fortinet Security Fabric to Strengthen Cloud Security

Alibaba and Fortinet have announced the expansion of Fortinet Security Fabric offerings and new automation capabilities for Alibaba Cloud - to provide streamlined and consistent security for organizations with hybrid cloud infrastructures.

Check Point Study: Cloud, Mobile or Email, No Environment is Immune to Cyber Attacks

Be it cloud, mobile or email, no environment is immune to cyberattacks, according to Check Point’s ‘Cyber Attack Trends: 2019 Mid-Year Report.’  In addition, threats such as targeted Ransomware attacks, DNS attacks and Cryptominers will continue to be relevant in 2019.

83 Percent of Organizations Hit by DDoS Attacks in Last Two Years

A staggering 83 percent of organizations have experienced a DDoS attack within the last two years, and more than half of them experienced multiple. This is revealed by US Signal’s ‘2019 State of Web and DDoS Attacks’ survey.

Sectigo Partners with NetObjex to Protect the Edge of IoT

Sectigo has announced a secured edge computing technology pact with NetObjex, an Intelligent Automation Platform for tracking, tracing, and monitoring digital assets using AI, Blockchain, and Internet of Things IoT.

Cyber Security Company Illumio Hires New CMO from Cisco

Illumio, a cyber security company with clients including Morgan Stanley, BNP Paribas, Salesforce, and Oracle NetSuite, has hired Bobby Guhasarkar as its new Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Mr. Guhasarkar joins Illumio from Cisco.

Acronis Opens R&D Office and Data Center Space in Tempe, Arizona

Cyber security solutions company Acronis has announced the opening of its new office in Tempe, Arizona. The new location would feature a cutting-edge research and development (R&D) office, as well as Acronis’ largest and fastest growing data center operations space.

Kaspersky Extends Collaboration with INTERPOL, Signs New 5-Year Agreement

In the joint global fight against cybercrime, Kaspersky and INTERPOL have extended their collaboration by signing a new five-year cooperation agreement. The two organisations started their joined efforts on fighting cybercrime in 2014.

AI-based Cybersecurity Company Avast Hires Professor from Czech Technical University as CTO

Avast, global provider of cybersecurity solutions with over 400 million users online, has appointed Michal Pěchouček to the position of CTO, effective September 1, 2019. Michal joins from the highly regarded Czech Technical University in Prague.

Japan-based Cyber Security Cloud Starts Global Operations, Expands Into the US

Cyber Security Cloud, a web application security company from Japan ranking 10th on Deloitte’s 2018 Technology Fast 50 list, has started its global operations by establishing its first local subsidiary in Seattle, Washington, United States.

ExtraHop Announces SaaS-based Network Detection and Response Solution

Cyber security solutions provider, ExtraHop, has announced the launch of ExtraHop Reveal(x) Cloud - a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-based network detection and response (NDR) solution for the cloud-first hybrid enterprise.

New Study: Average DNS Attack Cost Rises 49% to $1,070,000

Over the past year, organizations faced on average more than nine DNS attacks, an increase of 34%. Costs too went up 49%, meaning one in five businesses lost over $1 million per attack and causing app downtime for 63% of those attacked, according to a new study conducted by market intelligence firm IDC and commissioned by EfficientIP – a specialist in DNS security solutions.

Elastic Buys Security Company Endgame for $234 Million

Elastic (NYSE: ESTC), the company behind Elasticsearch and Elastic Stack, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Endgame, Inc. Elastic will acquire Endgame for a total purchase price of $234 million, subject to customary adjustments.