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.
Venn Software landed Series A funding to help businesses ensure the security and compliance of data on laptops they don't necessarily manage or own. The $29 million will enable firms to control and govern corporate data on worker-owned devices without forcing users to launch remote virtual desktops.
In this episode of CyberEd.io's podcast series "Cybersecurity Insights," Weldon Dodd of Kandji discusses the evolution of Apple's security and privacy practices and how mobile device management can help achieve a balance between user privacy and corporate control.
Arizona has long been a leader in leveraging IT and providing digital services, but across the state and country alike, new challenges are emerging in the wake of the pandemic, and with them come new threats and risk factors, including remote work security, says Ryan Murray, deputy state CISO.
Britain's The Guardian newspaper has asked staff to continue working from home until Jan. 23 as the company continues to resolve issues with its network, which was compromised by ransomware hackers in December. The attack affected on-premises infrastructure but left cloud-based systems unscathed.
The divide between mobile app detection and IAM has fueled cyber incidents and breaches as remote work has expanded. Workers using personal smartphones don't want to install corporate endpoint management products but still need to ensure both user and device are protected, says RSA CEO Rohit Ghai.
The shift to remote work introduced new security risks for Piedmont Healthcare since workers could no longer rely on the firm to protect their information. Employees need to understand the security issues associated with connecting to the network using personal devices, says CISO Monique Hart.
The shift to remote work during COVID-19 has prompted hackers to dramatically boost phishing attacks. The pandemic has led to users reading more corporate email on personal devices and opening messages while distracted by children or pets, increasing the chances they'll click on something malicious.
Jamf plans to buy startup ZecOps to extend its ability to detect and respond to sophisticated threats across Mac, iOS and Android devices. Jamf's proposed acquisition will provide threat hunting tools to determine if any advanced attacks have compromised mobile devices.
NortonLifeLock and Avast completed their $8.6 billion merger Monday, forming a $3.5 billion consumer cyber protection behemoth with expertise across security, privacy and identity. The fully merged company will have fewer than 4,000 employees and will initially go to market as NortonLifeLock.
Anand Atre began his role as deputy CSO of Crux Informatics soon after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, and he soon confronted the challenge of how to properly secure a hybrid workforce. He outlines his strategies for cybersecurity and employee education.
A new (ISC)² member pulse survey on remote work policies in 2022 found that cybersecurity professionals who get to choose where to work are the most satisfied, while those being forced back into the office are the least satisfied. The association advises firms to discuss options with employees.
Ivan Milenkovic became the group information security director of Webhelp in January 2020. Six weeks later, the pandemic changed everything. Today, Webhelp is twice the size it was in 2020, and Milenkovic discusses the cybersecurity challenges his team has overcome to support that growth.
John Kindervag, creator of zero trust and senior vice president at ON2IT, and Grant Schneider, senior director at Venable, join ISMG editors to discuss the latest Log 4j findings, threats posed by a Chinese-made automotive GPS tracker and the challenges of a distributed workforce.
Four ISMG editors discuss important cybersecurity issues, including the hot topics at ISMG roundtable discussions - such as challenges around software supply chain security, highlights from ISMG's upcoming Healthcare Summit, and how some cybersecurity vendors are creating their own venture funds.