Security startup Avanan emerged from stealth mode on Wednesday with the launch of a cloud-based platform. The new platform offers cloud-based versions of leading security products, which protect data in enterprise software as a service applications, such as Office 365, Box and Google Drive.
A recent study of Android apps on Google Play will do nothing to ease data security concerns of IT security pros about BYOD. The Pew Research Center studied more than 1 million apps on Google Play and found that they seek a total of more than 235 different permissions from users.
Israel seems to be the place to be if you are security startup hoping to be acquired by the likes of Microsoft. On Monday, Microsoft announced the acquisition of Secure Islands, data protection startup, the third Israeli startup to be acquired by Microsoft in the last 12 months.
While the New York Mets and its fans are trying to figure how they can come back from a 2-0 deficit in the World Series, cybercriminals are plotting how to use the popularity of the annual sporting event to attack through phishing emails, texts with dangerous links, insecure Wi-Fi networks and more.
While enterprises are increasingly moving their sensitive data to the cloud, they are often not taking the necessary security precautions to keep that data safe. This has led to increasing data security loss or theft in the cloud, according to a study cloud security firm Skyhigh Networks released Tuesday.
A recent IDC and Iron Mountain report revealed the battle lines between IT and legal's struggle to control company data. It's a battle we've all witnessed – and more than occasionally seen influence our projects – but this is the first report I've seen that has clarified the increasingly blurred lines in internal data ownership.
Unisys unveiled Tuesday a number of enterprise security products, including a new software-based release of its Unisys Stealth, which provides identity-based micro-segmentation to protect corporate data.
UK insurance provider Lloyd's is informing thousands of its Premier account customers that their banking information was stolen, The Guardian reported today.
POLITICO and McKinsey & Company pulled together a group of technology leaders to determine how and if Washington has a role in the Internet of Things. The report that came out of that thinkfest proved interesting indeed.
Defense contractors take note. The Pentagon just published new rules for reporting data breaches and securing data in the cloud.