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  • Trustwave acquires M86 Security to widen portfolio

    Consolidation in the security industry continues to be a feature of the market with M86 Security, which itself has expanded through acquisition in the poast, being picked up by Trustwave. The terms of the deal were not disclosed but is expected to c... 

  • Threat of EU data protection changes felt in security budgets

    Just the prospect of changes in data protection laws coming out of the EU has caused customers to think differently about how they are protecting their data. The EU has already outlined its intention to clamp down on those failing to protect sensiti... 

  • WatchGuard ups SMB channel proposition

    Security specialist WatchGuard has bolstered its small business product line with the launch of UTM appliances aimed at that market segment to meet the demand from smaller firms for greater protection, writes Linda Endersby. The vendor has taken the ... 

  • e92plus pushes new Cryptocard VAR certifications

    Recent distie signing e92plus is to take charge of seeding two new technical certifications and a training programmein Cryptocard's reseller channel. Authentication specialist Cryptocard sees a growing and obvious need for more robust authentication ... 

  • Juniper buys Mykonos to plug network security gap

    Juniper Networks has bought intrusion deception system specialist Mykonos Software for $80m (£51m) in a bid to beef up its network security practice. Mykonos claims its deception-based technology is unique in that itcan detect an attacker befor... 

  • Sloppy attitude to security certificates leaving users exposed

    A lax attitude towards security certificates, even after high profile data leaks, is leaving customers open to potentially dangerous and costly breaches. The lack of an automated process in the majority of users means that human error and ignorance ... 

  • CompTIA launches security master certification

    Channel training specialist CompTIA have introduced a new mastery-level security credential pitched at information assurance professionals holding technical leadership roles, with at least five years hands on security experience under their belts. Co... 

  • Corero sets sights on organic growth after fundraising round

    Security and education specialist Corero has set its sights firmly on organic growth following after raising over £4.5m in a conditional placing of 10.6 million ordinary shares. In an apparent about turn on its previously defined strategy of ro... 

  • Check Point will buy again to extend capabilities

    Check Point is prepared to dig into its cash reserves to acquire complimentary technology to grow its capabilities but is not looking to spend just to increase its revenues. The security specialist has done a fair bit of acquiring over the past coup... 

  • Becrypt enchances partner programme with open approach

    Security specialist Becrypt has underlined its commitment to building a channel business by allowing partners to implement and install complex sales on behalf of the vendor. The Platform for Success initiative doesn't just encourage partners to work...