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Cybersecurity executive changes


May 2, 2019 NSS Labs has named Jason Brvenik Chief Executive Officer. Previously, he held the position of chief technology officer since January 2017.  Vikram Phatak, CEO since 2007, will remain active on the Board of Directors and Executive team as Founder December 4, 2018 (ISC)2 appointed Mary-Jo de Leeuw as director of cybersecurity advocacy…

Sophos brings on DarkBytes


Sophos has acquired the endpoint security company DarkBytes. The companies did not release the financial details of the agreement, but Sophos said it plans to use DarkBytes technology as the foundation for new managed detection and response andSecurity Orchestration Automation Response services it plans to offer. “The strength and architecture of the DarkBytes platform will accelerate…

Sophos in deal to acquire Avid Secure


Sophos announced today it has acquired the cloud infrastructure security company Avid Secure. Sophos did not release any financial information regarding the deal of the San Francisco-based Avid Secure nor any details on how the two companies will combine their operations. Dan Schiappa, Sophos’ senior vice president and general manager of products, said Secure Avid’s…

Venture capital investments


November 29, 2018Venafi closed a $100 million round of financing that was led by TCV along with investment from QuestMark Partners and NextEquity Partners. The company said the funding will be used to accelerate its growth and part of the money will be made available to third-party developers in the first tranche of the new…

Blackberry in $1.4 billion deal to buy Cylance


Blackberry has entered into a $1.4 billion cash deal to acquire Cylance with the intention of using the cybersecurity firm’s technology to accelerate Blackberry’s Enterprise of Things (EoT) project. The agreement will see Blackberry combine Cylance’s artificial intelligence, algorithmic science, and machine learning technology to accelerate its previously disclosed strategy to be the leader in…

SC Media Reboot Leadership Awards 2018

SC Media Reboot Leadership Awards 2018, an extension of SC Media’s Reboot edition enables us to honor executive and professional leaders in our space for their unique, inventive and inspiring contributions that improve security, shape the industry, provide thought leadership, and otherwise have a positive impact on cybersecurity. CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL THE WINNERS!

AT&T inks deal to acquire AlienVault

AT&T has signed an agreement to acquire the privately held AlienVault with the intention of using the cybersecurity firm’s skills to help the telecommunications giant boost its ability to deliver security offerings to small and medium-sized businesses.

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