The biggest challenges in threat detection and response today are the inability to cover the entire attack surface and a lack of insight into who is attacking and why. To address these issues, Cisco introduced Breach Protection, a suite of products that combines email, endpoint and XDR protection.
The use of artificial intelligence can profoundly improve operations and services across many industries, but the multifaceted relationship between AI and cybersecurity calls for new measures to address security, privacy and regulatory concerns through the right protocols and procedures.
A "cloud of uncertainty" strained IronNet's cash flows and negatively affected liquidity to the point where the cybersecurity vendor had to begin winding down operations. The firm once valued at $1.2 billion experienced financial and operating difficulties leading up to Thursday's Chapter 11 filing.
Fortra’s Alert Logic is tackling a pressing challenge in the cybersecurity landscape – the talent shortage. In their collaborative report, "Navigating the Cybersecurity Talent Shortage," they provide a comprehensive examination of the shortage of skilled cybersecurity professionals and offer actionable strategies...
The firm founded by retired four-star Army Gen. Keith Alexander and once valued at $1.2 billion has officially turned off the lights. IronNet on Friday ceased business operations and terminated remaining employees after probing alternatives and finding additional sources of cash unavailable.
WatchGuard purchased a Massachusetts company to extend network detection and response capabilities traditionally reserved for high-end enterprises to the midmarket through MSPs. The deal gives WatchGuard clients more visibility into east-west network traffic and activity taking place on the cloud.
Perimeter 81's ease of deployment and embrace of a cloud-based architecture made it stand apart from other secure remote access offerings, according to Check Point Software CEO Gil Shwed. The deal will help Check Point build a scalable network foundation that extends to thousands of users.
IronNet's board authorized the company to furlough nearly all its workers and substantially curtail business operations as the board evaluates seeking bankruptcy protection. The furlough and cessation of business operations constitute an event of default under the terms of the company's borrowing.
New CEO Scott Harrell wants Infoblox to evolve from classic networking DNS management to bringing networking and security together in ways that optimize protection and efficiency. DNS serves as a building block for security since it is universal across large client devices and small mobile phones.
Unnecessary cyber alerts are a threat that can overwhelm defenders, leading to burnout and reduced efficiency within the team. Chris Waynforth, vice president and general manager at Expel, said adopting automation solutions to filter and prioritize alerts allows for more effective incident response.
Retired four-star Gen. Keith Alexander resigned as IronNet's CEO as part of a deal with C5 Capital to take the beleaguered threat detection firm private. C5 extended IronNet a financial lifeline in exchange for Alexander, 71, giving up day-to-day management of the company he founded nine years ago.
In the latest weekly update, four editors at ISMG discuss highlights from recent ISMG events, the winners and losers in Forrester's first-ever network analysis and visibility rankings, and the ongoing tech trade war between the U.S. and China and its impact on the global supply chain.
Service providers typically lack the skills and large security teams needed to thwart complex and high-volume cyberattacks on their own, said A10 Networks CEO Dhrupad Trivedi. MSPs telecom and cloud providers struggle to assess the scale of cyber incidents and to detect and remediate them.
Startup Lumu edged out larger incumbents Extra Hop, Arista Networks and Trend Micro for the top spot in Forrester's first-ever network analysis and visibility rankings. The percolating of federal zero trust mandates into the civilian world prompted Forrester's evaluation of providers in the market.
C5 Capital extended struggling threat detection firm IronNet a financial lifeline contingent on retired four-star Gen. Keith Alexander stepping down as CEO of the company he founded. The venture capital firm will inject $51 million if IronNet hires ex-Houghton Mifflin Harcourt CEO Linda Zecher.