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HyTrust Buys DataGravity for Security Policy Enforcement, Adds $36M in VC

Acquisition expands HyTrust’s portfolio by automating security policy enforcement for workload data. Venture capital infusion will be used to expand sales, marketing.

Tanium Improves EDR With Threat Response Security Platform

Tanium evolves its endpoint detection and response capabilities with a new offering that combines multiple security features to help rapidly find and remediate threats.
Symantec Skycure

Symantec Bolsters Mobile Security With Skycure Acquisition

Symantec makes its second acquisition in two weeks, adding critical mobile operating system security capabilities, including Apple iOS.
IRS Data Breach 2

IRS Warns Tax Professionals About Risks of Phishing Attacks

IRS advises tax firms to not take the bait from phishing scams and beware of email attacks.
CopyCat Android Malware

Copycat Malware Could Be the Harbinger of Even Worse Cyber-Attacks

NEWS ANALYSIS: In its current form, the Copycat Android malware is a form of adware that’s intended to fleece advertisers and app makers. But it opens the door to malware that’s far more insidious.
Puppet CTO

How the Puppet DevOps Tool Is Used to Improve Security, Compliance VIDEO

VIDEO: Deepak Giridharagopal, CTO and Chief Architect of Puppet explains how organizations are using the popular open-source Puppet DevOps tool to improve security and compliance.
android security

Google Patches Critical Android Vulnerabilities in July Update

Only 11 of the vulnerabilities in the July update are rated as critical, including one that will likely be discussed in great detail at the upcoming Black Hat security conference.
Daily Video 706

Security Experts Suspect Petya Cyber-Attack Inspired by Nation-State VIDEO

DAILY VIDEO: Cyber-security experts view Petya malware as nation-state attack; UK officials say Google DeepMind failed to follow patient data rules; British police and Microsoft take aim at tech support fraud; and there's more.

Symantec Acquires Browser Isolation Vendor Fireglass

The promise of Fireglass' technology is to help reduce the attack surface across endpoints for web and email security.
Digital theft

Mobile Ransomware Increasingly Targeting US, Kaspersky Reports SLIDESHOW

Desktop ransomware attacks are growing, but the same isn't true for mobile ransomware. eWEEK looks at highlights of the latest Kaspersky Lab ransomware report.
CopyCat Android Malware

CopyCat Malware Infects 14M Android Devices in Ad Fraud Attack

Check Point discovers an Android malware attack that is installing unauthorized apps on devices and displaying fraudulent ads.

Cyber-Security Executive Order Implementation Deadlines Near

NEWS ANALYSIS: Security experts chime in on the impact of President Trump's cyber-security executive order as the first set of deadlines near.

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