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Video service Zoom taking security seriously: U.S. government memo

Video conferencing company Zoom has been responsive to concerns over its software, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said in a memo recently distributed to top government cybersecurity officials and seen by Reuters......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 8th, 2020

Why Jacobs Engineering"s Stock Is Trading Higher

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: J) shares are trading higher on Monday, after the company announced it won a $29 million cybersecurity support contract by the United States patent and trademark office. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaApr 6th, 2020

Cybersecurity company lays off workers via Zoom

Aqua Security Software Ltd., an Israeli cybersecurity company that expanded its Burlington headquarters last year, laid off more than two dozen workers on Wednesday via remote meeting software or by phone. Andy Feit, Burlington-based vice president of.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 2nd, 2020

Cybersecurity company Cloudflare is making a directory of free tech services to support the surge in remote workers during the coronavirus outbreak (NET, MSFT, GOOG, CSCO, BOX, LOGM)

Mike Blake/Reuters Cloudlfare has created a hub to centralize offers of free tech services to ma.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 9th, 2020

SimpliSafe picks Virginia over NC for expansion, 500+ jobs

A home security company just picked Virginia over North Carolina for a 572-job operation. Boston-based SimpliSafe, which produces self-installed home security systems, announced plans to invest $5.5 million to establish a new customer support operati.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 3rd, 2020

Russian Agents Hacked Ukrainian Company at Center of Impeachment Probe, Security Firm Says

(BOSTON) — A U.S. cybersecurity company says Russian milita.....»»

Category: topSource: timeJan 14th, 2020

F5 Networks to acquire Shape Security for $1 billion

F5 Networks Inc. said late Thursday it will acquire privately held cybersecurity company Shape Security in a deal with an enterprise value of $1 billion. In a statement, F5 said the "acquisition brings together F5's expertise.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 19th, 2019

Can machine learning stop sophisticated email scams? This cybersecurity company thinks so

A cybersecurity startup launched a new platform Tuesday designed to thwart sophisticated scams by identifying abnormal emailing behaviors. Aptly named Abnormal Security, the San Francisco startup aims to use behavior modeling and machine learning to .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 20th, 2019

Tech Data opens East Valley cybersecurity training, demonstration center

The mission for the 4,500-square-foot center is to provide training for the company's 8,700 security partners, 43 security vendors and cybersecurity employees, in real-world simulations......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 14th, 2019

People arrested after being paid to break into a courthouse

A pair of security workers at a prominent cybersecurity company were contracted by the state of Iowa to conduct "penetration tests" of certain municipal buildings in September, particularly courthouses......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 12th, 2019

Zscaler Analysts Say Cybersecurity Stock A "Long-Term Winner" Despite Earnings Setback

Shares of the cloud security company Zscaler Inc (NASDAQ: ZS), which debuted on the public market in early 2018, are tumbling to their lowest level since February in reacti.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaSep 11th, 2019

Clearwater cybersecurity firm FairWarning names new CEO

A Clearwater cybersecurity firm has a new CEO. FairWarning, a security company with a specialty in protecting electronic health records, has hired Ed Holmes as its new chief executive officer. Patrick Marschall occupied the interim CEO spot since.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 4th, 2019

McAfee acquires Cupertino-based security platform NanoSec

Cybersecurity company McAfee on Friday announced its acquisition of NanoSec, a Cupertino-based company that's focused on keeping applications secure. Neither company disclosed the financials behind the purchase. McAfee said in a press release tha.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 9th, 2019

ThreatAdvice launches cyber academy with Frank Abagnale

Cybersecurity education company ThreatAdvice is launching a video training program with a well-known security consultant. The academy will offer 14 professionally produced videos from Frank Abagnale on topics ranging from public wi-fi to mobile device.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 21st, 2019

Investors pour $11M into Burlington-based Edgewise Networks

Edgewise Networks Inc., a Burlington-based network security company that counts the CEOs of some of the state's top cybersecurity companies among its early backers, raised $11 million to focus on its go-to-market strategy, according to CEO Peter Smith......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 11th, 2019

New York cybersecurity company BlueVoyant raises $82.5 million

New York computer and network security company BlueVoyant said it has raised $82.5 million in a Series B round of funding. BlueVoyant said it has now raised a total of $207.5 million. The latest round of funding, the company said, included partic.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 3rd, 2019

Tysons-based cybersecurity firm acquired by FireEye for $250M

Tysons-based cybersecurity firm Verodin has been acquired by security company FireEye Inc. (NASDAQ: FEYE) for $250 million in cash and stock, the Milpitas, California-based FireEye announced. The deal, which closed Tuesday, “adds significant capabi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 29th, 2019

FireEye acquires Verodin for $250 million, updates outlook

FireEye Inc. said late Tuesday it acquired security instrumentation company Verodin and adjusted its outlook. The Milpitas, Calif.-based cybersecurity company said it closed on a $250 million cash and sto.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 28th, 2019

Huawei says will continue support for smartphones and tablets

Huawei said it would continue to provide security updates and services for its smartphones and tablets after Google said it would comply with an order barring the Chinese company from updates to its Android operating system......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 20th, 2019

California cyber security company to open new East Coast office in Atlanta

Exabeam, a California-based cybersecurity company, will establish an East Coast presence in Midtown Atlanta and create 20 new jobs, the Georgia Department of Economic Development said. Headquartered in San Mateo, Calif., Exabeam uses data science a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 10th, 2019