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  • Attackers ultimately drive security market, analyst says

    The security market is being driven by spam gangs, cyberthieves and other criminals bent on hacking into company and government databases to steal sensitive information. 

  • Vendors admit more cooperation needed on security

    Security leaders from large software vendors pledged to cooperate on embedding more security into their products. 

  • The next security acquisition? Here's a wish list

    Instead of guessing which companies will cash out next, Dennis Fisher makes a list of security mergers he'd like to see either for sheer entertainment value or actual customer value ... 

  • Cisco vows to maintain IronPort tech, talent

    As it completes the purchase of IronPort Systems, Cisco vows to maintain IronPort's talent base and make investments to keep its newly-acquired technology fresh. 

  • Secure Computing, Finjan enter patent battle

    The two security vendors have been fighting over who owns patents that relate to network security software and systems. Secure Computing filed a new lawsuit this week. 

  • Sclavos's VeriSign departure leaves many questions unanswered

    Some industry observers say disagreements fueled his resignation, but others say Sclavos's abrupt departure revolved around his role in VeriSign's options accounting practices. 

  • Google dives into security market

    Search engine giant Google has acquired security startup GreenBorder Technologies, making it a bigger player in the wider information security market. 

  • Podcast: Security360 -- Industry Consolidation

    Companies that thrive in the face of industry consolidation have an effective security strategy and a buying approach based on topics rather than vendor relationships. 

  • Eyeing unnoticed security researchers

    Executive Editor Dennis Fisher identifies six security researchers that have been conducting work behind the scenes rather than seeking the limelight. 

  • HP touts security, trust as it pursues smaller businesses

    Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) realigned its storage group in January, creating a new business unit in its Enterprise Storage and Server (ESS) group that is focusing on HP's Storage Essentials and Server Essentials software. The company also began pushing ...