Proofpoint, which was acquired by private equity firm Thoma Bravo in 2021, has merged with Dathena, a New York-based AI data protection platform. Dathena's platform will address the need in Proofpoint's cloud management platform for safeguards against breaches and data exposure.
The past two years have been a challenge for security leaders. 2020 started with COVID-19 and a pell-mell shift to remote work, and finished with the gut-punch of a major breach (SolarWinds) that put hundreds of organizations into frantic assess-and-remediate mode.
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Researchers have identified a new wave of phishing attacks exploiting a vulnerability in the comments feature of Google Docs to deliver malicious phishing websites. It hit more than 500 inboxes across 30 tenants, with hackers using more than 100 different Gmail accounts, Avanan researchers say.
Alphabet's Google has purchased stand-alone security orchestration, automation and response vendor Siemplify for about $500 million in cash, to bolster the threat detection and response capabilities built into Google's Chronicle security analytics platform.
As healthcare entities set out to better secure cloud application development and management, there are several critical considerations they must not overlook. Key among these: "the need to move to a DevSecOps model in the first place," says Adrian Mayers, CISO of health insurer Premera Blue Cross.
Microsoft's Azure App Service had a security flaw, which researchers call "NotLegit," that kept your Local Git repository publicly accessible, according to a security blog from Wiz.io. The source code of customer applications written in Java, Node, PHP, Python and Ruby was exposed for four years.
The Cloud Security Alliance's new medical device incident response playbook aims to help healthcare entities plan for security incidents involving different types of devices, taking into consideration varying patient safety issues, say co-authors Christopher Frenz of Mount Sinai South Nassau and Brian Russell of...
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Across the globe, more people are working from home than ever before.
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Oracle announced on Monday that it plans to acquire healthcare technology vendor Cerner Corp. in an all-cash deal valued at $28.3 billion, which is expected to close by the end of 2022. But what are the potential health data privacy and security implications?
The year is ending with a cybersecurity bang - not whimper - due to the widespread prevalence of the Apache Log4j vulnerability. Researchers warn that at least 40% of corporate networks have been targeted by attackers seeking to exploit the flaw. More than 250 vendors have already issued security advisories.