Cyber Security

Six senators have sent President Obama a letter urging him to make cybersecurity a priority at this weekend’s G20 Summit in China. The senators, who are all Democrats, cited the theft of $81 million from the Central Bank of Bangladesh by hackers in February as well as other attacks as giving impetus to the need […]

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University of Michigan researchers on Tuesday said their own experiments undermine recent allegations of security flaws in St. Jude Medical Inc’s pacemakers and other implantable medical devices. Shares of St. Jude fell 5 percent on Thursday after short-selling firm Muddy Waters and its business partner, cyber security company MedSec Holdings Inc, alleged finding significant security […]

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Fast-growing LogRhythm is expected to announce Tuesday that it raised another $50 million from investors to speed up its global expansion to help large companies fight cyber attacks. The new round was led by Riverwood Capital Management, which led the $40 million round two years ago. Riverwood, the largest shareholder, is a big believer that the Boulder cybersecurity […]

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Cloud computing provides huge benefits to the enterprise in the next wave of digital evaluation and will add further values as compute costs go further down. There are various benefits of using cloud services such as pay-as-you-go, being able to quickly scale up or down to match the demand, and developing new solutions by using […]

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Latin America will see an increase in the occurrences and sophistication of cybersecurity threats in the coming year as local criminals catch up with more advanced techniques, according to security firm Kaspersky Lab. Outlining the current state of cybercrime in the region at its annual Latin America analyst conference in Los Cabos, Mexico, the firm’s […]

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University of Michigan researchers on Tuesday said their own experiments undermine recent allegations of security flaws in St. Jude Medical Inc’s pacemakers and other implantable medical devices. Shares of St. Jude fell 5 percent on Thursday after short-selling firm Muddy Waters and its business partner, cyber security company MedSec Holdings Inc, alleged finding significant security […]

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There is a known crisis in the cybersecurity workforce: a massive shortfall in qualified and trained security professionals. There is also an unknown solution to this crisis. Why? The broad and growing scope of the challenge requires a corresponding broadening of skill sets that are both known and unknown. A multitude of studies identify the […]

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With memories of Black Hat still in my head, I’m back in Las Vegas for VMworld.  I’m sure there will be plenty of generic VMware and partner announcements but I’m here to assess how VMware is addressing enterprise security requirements with its technologies and partner relationships.  I will be focusing on a few key areas: […]

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