SecurityWeek has also conducted an analysis of the deals announced in the first half of the year. We have cataloged 234 cybersecurity M&A deals, with a surge observed in the first half of June. 11:11 Systems acquires Static1 Managed infrastructure solutions provider 11:11 Systems has acquired managed network and IT infrastructure development and services firm…

RSAC 2022, Gartner SRM 2022, and Los Angeles, Calif. – Jun 2, 2022 – Gurucul, the leader in Next-Gen SIEM, XDR, UEBA and Identity Access Analytics, today announced availability of the Gurucul Security Analytics and Operations Platform. A cloud-native, unified and modular platform for consolidating core security operations center (SOC) solutions with the vital addition…

If you’re concerned about the increased threat of cyberattacks by state-sponsored hackers and hacktivist groups in the current geopolitical atmosphere, you’re certainly justified. Criminal groups are emerging from the shadows and pledging their allegiance to Russia. They’re conducting reconnaissance attacks and coalescing into the roles they’ll play in the global cyberwar many see on the…

For many Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs), reporting to the board of directors has been handled as a reactionary, albeit very necessary task. After all, it’s the board of directors that sit atop the corporate governance model, so it is incumbent upon security professionals to keep them informed. But communicating about security incidents—like the Log4j…

PCAP, or full packet data capture for analysis, does what it says – it captures the entirety of every packet that comprises the network traffic (both metadata and content). If something happens on the network, PCAP knows about it. Whether it is malware moving data around, or staff arranging a private party, it can be…

Organizations are spending more to account for widespread security operation center (SOC) challenges including growing security management complexity, increasing analyst salaries, security engineering and management outsourcing costs, yet are still dissatisfied with the outcomes, Ponemon Institute and FireEye reveal. Companies are also boosting investments in new SOC tools like Extended Detection and Response (XDR) and…

Organized crime has grown more complex since the turn of the century—coinciding with the rise of the digital world, cybercriminals have leveraged the proliferation of technology to broaden their reach with a more sophisticated network-structured model, effectively globalizing their operations in cyberspace and ultimately allowing cybercriminals to devastate companies and consumers alike. The faster you…

There was a time when companies were hesitant about their IT and security teams using automation to discharge some of their duties. “I think much of that was due to the feeling that if a task was automated and something went wrong, IT was not in control and did not have as much visibility,” Candace…