Endpoint protection and client security
- March 05, 2020
BlackBerry continues its push into security by addressing a number of endpoint devices. But analysts discuss whether the former mobile device maker has a perception problem.
- February 28, 2020
SearchSecurity has learned completion of the Sophos acquisition is imminent, though the endpoint security vendor says the deal has not officially closed.
- January 14, 2020
The 2019 CrowdStrike Services Cyber Front Lines Report found that while the percentage of organizations that self-detected an intrusion is up, dwell time has gone up as well.
- December 04, 2019
NSS Labs dropped its antitrust suit against the Anti-Malware Testing Standards Organization, Symantec and ESET, ending a contentious legal battle in the endpoint security market.
- October 22, 2019
Forcepoint has delivered a web-based security tool leveraging elastic cloud gateway technology that allows admins to access content from any remote location.
- October 21, 2019
Private equity firm Thoma Bravo made an offer to acquire Sophos for approximately $3.9 billion. Analysts discuss what the deal might mean for the endpoint security vendor.
- August 23, 2019
VMWare announced an agreement to acquire endpoint security vendor Carbon Black in an effort to boost its cloud security offerings; the all-cash deal is valued at $2.1 billion.
- August 09, 2019
Broadcom laid down a $10.7 billion bet in buying Symantec's enterprise security software. While some are optimistic, security experts predict another Intel-McAfee deal.
- July 23, 2019
Security researchers developed a method to make "pure AI" antimalware products classify malware as benign, but it is unclear what antimalware solutions could be considered "pure AI."
- June 13, 2019
Cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike made its successful Wall Street debut Wednesday. The company closed its trading with a share price of $58.
- May 31, 2019
Sophos has released Intercept X for Server with endpoint detection and response to protect users against blended threats and proactively detect stealthy attacks.
- May 24, 2019
CrowdStrike and NSS Labs have ended their legal dispute with a confidential settlement agreement, which resolves all lawsuits including NSS Labs' antitrust suit against the vendor.
- May 06, 2019
Cybercriminals are increasingly taking aim at businesses, according to a recent Malwarebytes report. Security experts weigh in on best practices for defending against malware attacks.
- May 02, 2019
CrowdStrike added firmware attack detection capabilities to its Falcon platform and also expanded its partnership with Dell to help organizations tackle BIOS threats.
- April 15, 2019
Cybersecurity startup Blue Hexagon uses deep learning to detect network threats. Security experts weigh in on the limitations of AI technologies in cybersecurity.
- April 09, 2019
NSS Labs CTO Jason Brvenik talks about his company's relationship with security vendors following the company's antitrust suit against several endpoint protection vendors last year.
- March 28, 2019
NSS Labs released the results of its new endpoint protection group test at RSA Conference 2019. NSS Labs CTO Jason Brvenik talks about the results, testing challenges and more.
- January 31, 2019
Dell has teamed up with CrowdStrike and Secureworks for SafeGuard and Response, a portfolio of endpoint security technology and services, to tackle the shifting threat landscape.
- November 30, 2018
The first round of evaluations using the Mitre ATT&CK framework has gone public, putting on display how different endpoint products detect advanced threat activities.
- November 06, 2018
Endpoint security startups Appthority and Javelin Networks are the latest Symantec acquisitions as the cybersecurity giant aims to improve its endpoint protection product.
- September 28, 2018
This week's Risk & Repeat podcast discusses NSS Labs' antitrust suit against several security vendors, including CrowdStrike and the Anti-Malware Testing Standards Organization.
- September 21, 2018
CrowdStrike and the Anti-Malware Testing Standards Organization responds the allegations made by NSS Labs in a bombshell antitrust suit over product testing practices.
- September 19, 2018
In an antitrust lawsuit, NSS Labs accused some of the top antimalware vendors in the industry, including CrowdStrike and Symantec, of conspiring to undermine its testing efforts.
- April 27, 2018
In part two of the interview with SentinelOne CEO Tomer Weingarten, he discusses how niche products and venture capital investments have affected the endpoint security space.
- April 16, 2018
CrowdStrike introduced a new component for the vendor's cloud-based security platform -- dubbed Falcon X -- that looks to speed up enterprises' incident response times.
- September 27, 2017
In this week's 'Risk & Repeat' podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss the U.S. government's Kaspersky ban and how competitors like McAfee are trying to capitalize on it.
- August 03, 2017
DigiCert agrees to buy majority stake in Symantec Website Security just days after Google releases an April 2018 distrust date for Symantec certificates.
- July 27, 2017
Karla Burnett of Stripe presented sobering results of phishing research from her company at Black Hat 2017, suggesting phishing training is ineffective against today's threats.
- July 19, 2017
In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss the Trump administration's removal of Kaspersky Lab from the GSA Schedule 70 for federal IT contracts.
- August 19, 2016
Dell's Brett Hansen explains why machine learning security is better than signature-based detection and how it can stop emerging threats.
- April 01, 2016
Roughly half of survey respondents indicated that their organization is shifting away from static scanning as the primary protection for endpoints.
- January 29, 2016
Security startup Morphisec has introduced a new approach to defending endpoint devices that turns the tables on attackers. Here's how the company's "moving target defense" technology works.
- March 21, 2014
Experts say firing Steve Bennett overshadows the larger problems with the Symantec strategy, namely the company's lack of focus on security.
- January 16, 2014
Software giant Microsoft will extend Windows XP antivirus updates past the XP end-of-life date, but security patches are still slated to end in April.
- September 20, 2013
HP's new SureStart feature detects and 'heals' corrupted BIOS code.
- August 28, 2013
U.S.-based CounterTack in agreement to protect South Korean security firm SK Infosec's endpoints from increasingly stealthy cyberattacks.
- March 14, 2013
Secunia highlights the growing need for better third-party application security, plus Microsoft's security improvements, and the growing cost of zero-days.
- December 17, 2012
Blue Coat said Crossbeam gives it a platform for its software and also helps bolster its network optimization strategy in high-end data centers.
- December 04, 2012
Symantec joins other security firms in supporting VMware vShield Endpoint in a bid to reduce the problem of AV storms.
- November 27, 2012
Slow updates to signature databases cause some antivirus products to be ineffective against known threats, according to a study by security firm Imperva.
- September 17, 2012
The popularity of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware for consumers paved the way for a business version
- March 12, 2012
An analysis of installed endpoint security applications found Avast with a strong lead in the global antivirus market, followed by Avira, AVG, Microsoft and ESET.
- February 13, 2012
Attackers are finding an easy way into corporate networks often by targeting remote management weaknesses. Poorly configured software can lead to a data security breach.
- November 30, 2011
Researchers at Columbia University have discovered a vulnerability in HP’s LaserJet printers that could allow attackers to gain complete remote control.
- September 21, 2011
Amid emerging attack methods and the rollout of a new generation of BIOS, NIST offers guidelines to help enterprises reduce the risk of BIOS attacks.
- September 14, 2011
Intel showcases the potential of McAfee's new hardware security technology, but shares few details about its product strategy.
- February 14, 2011
Symantec Enterprise Protection 12 suite uses new Insight and SONAR technology to monitor executables and provide reputation scoring to its traditional malware signature approach.
- October 12, 2010
In the wake of being acquired by chip making giant Intel, McAfee is rolling out updates and pampering its partners at its annual security conference, Focus 10, in Las Vegas.
- August 11, 2010
Security researchers who develop signatures to detect malware and other insidious software are finding themselves increasingly under attack, according to Vitaly Kamluk, Kaspersky Lab's chief security expert based in Japan. Kaspersky is currently in ...
- July 01, 2010
BigFix provides IBM with software that can identify devices that fail to meet corporate IT policies.
- November 17, 2009
New InZero gateway uses hardware to halt malware by separating the endpoint from the network and isolating desktop software.
- October 21, 2009
Data leakage prevention requires more than just flipping a switch. If not implemented properly, DLP could return alerts that stymie business units and increase operational costs
- January 05, 2009
CA plans to sell Orchestria's data loss prevention (DLP) technology along side its identity and access management software.
- November 25, 2008
Current product testing shows antimalware software makes us safer, but which product is best depends on the test you consult.
- October 20, 2008
McAfee addresses its NAC gaps while customers seek ways to meld network and endpoint security technologies.
- June 12, 2008
The data leakage prevention market is branching out into automating data classification, analysis and device management, according to a report from Forrester Research Inc.
- April 08, 2008
Collaboration could boost Cisco's endpoint security product, analyst says.
- March 20, 2008
Analysts aren't surprised Lockdown Networks closed, given the shaky state of the NAC market. The question now is what Lockdown customers will do for product support.
- February 14, 2008
Information Security magazine's Neil Roiter discusses the state of the Network Access Control market.
- February 06, 2008
Check Point is integrating the technologies it acquired from PointSec, adding a VPN client to existing NAC, host firewall, application control and some antispyware capabilities.
- December 03, 2007
The company is integrating Provilla's data loss prevention technology throughout its security portfolio.
- September 06, 2007
Some vendors are offering switches and appliances to monitor traffic for malware and unauthorized access, as the NAC market including Cisco NAC and Microsoft NAP sorts itself out.
- August 13, 2007
Novell is acquiring Senforce, an early network access control vendor, to integrate its endpoint security features and develop an endpoint management suite.
- October 03, 2006
Purchase gives McAfee strong presence in assessment, remediation and policy compliance.
- February 15, 2006
In his keynote, CEO John Chambers touted product enhancements that advance his push for networks that can defend themselves without human intervention.
- July 28, 2005
In other news, security holes surface in Opera, Lotus Domino, SAP, Ethereal and IPsec. Meanwhile, Qualys offers free scanning for flaws outlined in SANS Top 20.
- July 29, 2004
A new concept introduced at Black Hat Briefings cuts costs and time to market while providing better network protections where needed.
- November 25, 2003
Personal firewalls on enterprise desktops and workstations are nearly ubiquitous, but some experts warn that configuration problems and other management issues could lead to serious issues.
- August 03, 2003
Combining device-based authentication technology with existing user-based authentication would be appealing for many organizations, but technical details remain unclear.