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.
The ‘right’ security conference in the making
Philippe Courtot has launched the CIO/CISO Interchange, an event series aimed at cutting through the noise and getting to what security leaders should be discussing.
As DDoS attacks increase in power, Cloudflare expands its offerings
"It’s DDoS protection for any box, container or VM that connects to the internet," the company announced on Thurday. "Whether it runs email, file transfer or a custom protocol, it can now get the full benefits of Cloudflare."