Zscaler infused generative AI features into its data protection bundles and is introducing AI-powered products that quantify risk and predict breaches, said CEO Jay Chaudhry. The cloud security firm enhanced its data protection policies for AI/ML apps and tools to lower the likelihood of data loss.
Proofpoint has agreed to purchase a cloud email security provider founded by HSBC, RBS, Santander and UBS alumni to apply artificial intelligence to evolving threats. The proposed acquisition of Boston-based Tessian will help Proofpoint address common forms of data loss including data exfiltration.
Proofpoint will have its third CEO since March 2022 after tapping recently hired CFO Remi Thomas to become its interim top leader. The company selected Thomas to replace Ashan Willy, who started as Proofpoint's CEO just 19 months ago and is exiting to pursue an opportunity outside cybersecurity.
A data security startup led by a Microsoft and Google veteran and backed by Samsung and CrowdStrike could soon be acquired by Palo Alto Networks. The company is in advanced talks to buy data security posture management startup Dig Security for between $300 million and $400 million.
A late-stage SASE startup led by a serial entrepreneur hauled in a massive equity investment to address the feature and capability needs of large enterprises. The $238 million in funding will allow Cato Networks to more tightly align CASB and DLP with SASE to safeguard cloud apps and sensitive data.
Zscaler's ability to inspect traffic in-line and secure application-to-application communications has driven massive growth in its data protection business, CEO Jay Chaudhry said. Customers have embraced Zscaler's data protection technology over incumbents such as Symantec as well as CASB tools.
In the world of malware analysis, there is sometimes confusion between the terms “artifacts” and “indicators of compromise (IOCs).” This is understandable because many malware analysis engines don’t distinguish between the two.
The issue for malware analysts is how does one find these meaningful IOCs, small...
Palo Alto Networks edged out Versa Networks, Cato Networks and firewall rival Fortinet for the top spot in Forrester's first-ever secure access service edge rankings. Leading providers have over the past 18 months built or bought both the networking and security pieces of SASE, Forrester found.
Rubrik purchased a data security posture management startup backed by Salesforce and SentinelOne to provide visibility into where a company's data lives and who has access. The Laminar buy will help organizations expand beyond network and endpoint security and into cloud and data security.
Organizations are struggling to protect their growing data sets that exists on multiple clouds and locations. It's also in different formats and generated by various business units using different technologies. Fragmented and Siloed data poses challenges to data governance, security and privacy. Besides, there are...
The number of data security incidents affecting Singapore's government sector remained stable in the 12-month period ending March 2023, and the number of medium-severity incidents marginally declined. Government officials said investments in security technology and culture are starting to pay off.
Thales has agreed to purchase Imperva for $3.6 billion to enter the application and API security market and expand its footprint in data security. The deal will add a robust web application firewall along with capabilities in API protection and data discovery and classification to Thales' portfolio.
As organizations continue to rely on digital technologies to store and share sensitive information, the threat of data loss has become a major concern. Traditional Data Loss Protection (DLP) solutions can be effective at fingerprinting and identifying sensitive information, but they often lack the context required to...
This week, an IT security worker was sentenced for impersonating a ransomware gang, Deutsche Bank and other financial institutes were hit by Clop ransomware, USB drive malware attacks are on the rise in 2023, and a gaming company is investigating data breach claims and resetting users' sessions.
Legacy DLP is broken due to excess complexity, extended time to value and misalignment with security and business goals, said Next's Chris Denbigh-White. Addressing insider threats in a meaningful way is one of the biggest data protection challenges for organizations, he said.