Displaying items by tag: Blue Coat

Friday, 24 April 2020 12:31

Cohesity picks Petrov for regional role

Data management vendor Cohesity has appointed Velo Petrov as its ANZ regional sales director.

Published in People Moves

There was a mix of trepidation and expectation at the Symantec Partner Engage breakfast this morning, before the opening session. Trepidation over how quickly Symantec could get the Blue Coat acquisition bedded in and expectation that the new range of products and services were going to dramatically increase partner sales.

Published in Security
Wednesday, 02 November 2016 10:42

Symantec urges partners to tell it what they want

The acquisition of Blue Coat by Symantec creates the largest pure-play cyber security company on the planet. Interestingly there is a very small overlap between their respective products. As has been frequently stated, “It’s a good marriage.”

Published in Security

Security in the cloud is one of biggest challenges faced by enterprises adopting cloud apps – especially with popular business apps like Office 365 or Salesforce where all kinds of sensitive company data will be stored and shared.

Published in Security
Tuesday, 01 November 2016 18:31

Symantec creates world’s largest GIN

Symantec has combined its threat intelligence and Blue Coat Threat Intelligence into its Global Intelligence Network (GIN). This creates the security industry’s largest and most diverse set of threat data combining threat data results in 500,000 additional attacks being blocked for Symantec customers every day.

Published in Security
Monday, 31 October 2016 14:49

Symantec 101 – a guide for enterprise users

ANALYSIS Most of us have heard of Norton security products, but they are just the consumer tip of the Symantec iceberg. Underneath is one of the oldest, largest, and most comprehensive enterprise cyber security companies – but that description does not do justice to its scope.

Published in Security

Blue Coat Systems, a leading provider of advanced Web security solutions for global enterprises and governments, today announced significant enhancements to its Security Analytics solution, including the addition of anomaly detection, an alerts dashboard and support for SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) environments, to provide more effective and actionable incident response.

Tuesday, 14 June 2016 13:14

Symantec dons a Blue Coat

Symantec will pay US$4.65 billion in an all-cash deal to buy privately-held Blue Coat to ramp up its enterprise security offerings.

Published in Listed Tech

A fully managed cloud security service delivered as a part of Dimension Data suite of managed security services extends web security controls to the cloud.

Published in Security

Cloud storage is convenient and allows for easy collaboration like never before. But shared and shadow data opens the way for exploits.

Published in Security

Blue Coat Systems has inked a worldwide agreement with Dimension Data to deliver its managed cloud web security service.

Published in Security

Enterprise security provider Blue Coat Systems says new research has revealed that more than 95% of websites in 10 top level domains (TLDs) – or ‘neighbourhoods’ – are rated as ‘suspicious’ because of high levels of virus and other malicious activity.

Published in Security
Wednesday, 27 May 2015 20:59

Bain completes Blue Coat acquisition

Private investment firm Bain Capital, owners of Australian accounting software company MYOB, has completed the acquisition of enterprise cloud security solutions company Blue Coat Systems.

Published in Deals

The growing risk of cyber threats to companies around the world is being ignored by employees who visit ‘inappropriate’ websites like porn sites while they are at work.

Published in Security
Thursday, 21 May 2015 16:36

Littleproud moves from McAfee to Blue Coat

Enterprise security vendor Blue Coat Systems has further strengthened its Asia Pacific business with the appointment of former McAfee senior executive Andrew Littleproud as regional vice president.

Published in People Moves

K9 Web Protection Browser provides real-time protection against inappropriate material, malicious threats and phishing

Is IPv6 being used to sneak traffic through your corporate firewall? Blue Coat suggests it could be happening - and naturally offers a fix.

Published in Networking

Blue Coat Systems, Inc., the technology leader in Web security and WAN optimisation solutions, today announced PacketShaper version 9, a new software operating system release for Blue Coat® PacketShaper® appliances that introduces the industry's first network- application- and content-level visibility and control for IPv6 'shadow networks' which have, up until now, run undetected on existing corporate IPv4 networks. In addition, the new software enables scalable performance of up to 8 Gigabits per second (Gbps) to meet increased network demands with more video and other rich media, large software downloads and other network application traffic.

Tuesday, 14 February 2012 15:39

Blue Coat exposes key malware strategies

In a wide-ranging report, web security vendor Blue Coat Systems give significant insight into the evolving ways of the current crop of cybercriminals.

Published in Security

Shareholders of Blue Coat, a Web Security and WAN optimisation vendor yesterday voted to approve a takeover offer from private equity firm Thoma Bravo.


Published in Listed Tech
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