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.

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.

Extreme Networks Unveils IoT Security and Automated Threat Mitigation, ExtremeAI Security

Extreme Networks has launched its ExtremeAI Security application, a network security solution that leverages artificial intelligence and machine learning to identify and remediate advanced threats against IoT devices.

ZNet Technologies from India Adds Acronis to Its Cloud Hosting Services Offerings

ZNet Technologies now partners with Acronis to offer cyber security solutions in India. “With this partnership, we aim to deliver Acronis security solutions to enterprises, SMBs and individual users via our partner network,” said Munesh Jadoun, CEO at ZNet Technologies.

Web Hosting Company Namecheap Launches Free ‘AutoBackup’ Solution

Namecheap has announced the introduction of ‘AutoBackup’ - a new cPanel tool that would help shared web hosting customers keep their website’s data safe and sound. This automatic backup tool is offered for free with Namecheap’s ‘premium’ shared web hosting packages.

UKCloud Adds CyberScore Tool to Help Organizations Improve Their Cyber Security Health

Multi-cloud expert organization UKCloud is now embedding their CyberScore tool into its portfolio of core capabilities - in order to help organizations improve their cyber security health.

VPN Provider ExpressVPN Launches Its TrustedServer Technology

ExpressVPN has announced their TrustedServer technology. This technology would completely re-imagine server administration and management.

ZNet Technologies Starts Distributing GlobalSign SSL solutions in Indian Market

ZNet Technologies, a cloud service provider (CSP) delivering its services to partners and end customers worldwide with a primary focus on India, has signed a partnership with GMO GlobalSign for the distribution of GlobalSign SSL solutions in India.