The struggle with simplifying the government's cybersecurity efforts
RSA Public Sector was full of discussions on why federal cybersecurity needs to be simplified. How to get there? The opinions differ.
Alphabet’s Chronicle banks on big data with new threat analysis platform
Chronicle is banking on Google’s access to immense amounts of data storage to help security professionals in a crowded threat-intelligence market.
Data-backup service Carbonite acquires long-running cybersecurity firm Webroot
One of the earliest players in the cloud data-backup business, Carbonite, is acquiring Webroot, whose reputation stretches back to the 1990s. Carbonite is putting up about $618.5 million in cash.
Google unveils security suite, promising enhanced cloud visibility
The goal is to organize diverse security information into a single web portal where enterprise security administrators can view everything at once, the company said.
First major Kubernetes flaw enables hackers to access backend servers undetected
The bug in the popular open-source tool warranted a 9.8 out of 10 severity score because it could allow outsiders to establish a connection through Kubernetes’ trusted application program interface to backend servers.
Citrix security boss warns that cryptojackers are exploiting cloud ignorance
Cloud providers charge for computing power and data removed. When malicious cryptojackers take control of an employee’s account, then use that access to mine for bitcoin or Monero, that can dramatically increase the a firm’s data consumption.