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When cybersecurity strategist Stephen Moore evaluates corporate security systems, he often is struck by how analysts charged with spotting potential threats still track key information by hand. They resort to handwritten notes, he said, because so many companies use myriad, unlinked systems to scan network traffic, email and devices for signs of trouble.
While the complex systems were ...
Venture capitalist Bob Ackerman doesn’t want to compete for funding deals. Instead, the founder of VC firm AllegisCyber is taking a new approach. He looks for gaps in the cybersecurity market and creates companies to fill them.
Mr. Ackerman co-founded a company two years ago called DataTribe, which looks for problems it believes aren’t being solved in cybersecurity or data science. ...
Security giant McAfee has held talks to acquire security startup Endgame, according to multiple people familiar with the matter. A deal would help McAfee expand its technology to protect computers and other devices on corporate networks from cybersecurity threats.
The talks were taking place as recently as two weeks ago, said one of the people familiar with the discussions, though it ...
Ten years ago, McAfee was one of the most recognizable brands in cybersecurity. Now, a year after its spinout from Intel, the company is looking to reclaim its former glory.
Under the helm of Chris Young, a former Cisco executive who ran the business when it was a division of Intel and now leads it as CEO, McAfee has taken significant steps to rehabilitate the brand. Yet the turnaround ...
FireEye has helped respond to some of the biggest security breaches of the past few years, including at Equifax and Sony. But for the past 18 months, CEO Kevin Mandia has been fighting a different threat, one facing FireEye itself. His progress is likely being watched by rival security firms and big tech companies like Cisco.
One of the hottest names in cybersecurity four years ago, known for ...
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