It looks as if Carbon Black's days as part of Broadcom are numbered. Broadcom CEO Hock Tan told staff at newly acquired VMware in both an email and town hall meeting that he plans to "review strategic alternatives." The move comes just four years after VMware purchased Carbon Black for $2.1 billion.
BlackBerry will split its $418 million cybersecurity business and $206 million IoT business into separate, independently operated entities following a strategic review that lasted five months. The split will help shareholders clearly evaluate the performance and future potential of each business.
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SentinelOne CEO Tomer Weingarten hit back at endpoint security rivals CrowdStrike and Microsoft and rumored M&A suitor Wiz for publicly fanning acquisition flames. The endpoint security firm called Wiz acquisition rumors "a head-scratcher," "far from fact" and "pure speculation on their part."
Malwarebytes laid off at least 100 workers this week and plans to split its consumer and corporate-facing business units into separate companies. The antivirus firm cut also recently axed its chief product officer, chief information officer and chief technology officer.
CrowdStrike CEO George Kurtz said point product companies "are quickly going the way of legacy antivirus" as rivals SentinelOne and BlackBerry reportedly hunt for buyers. The endpoint security market is quickly consolidating from being "littered with dozens of companies" to having several vendors.
In this episode of CyberEd.io's podcast series "Cybersecurity Insights," Alex Waintraub, DFIR expert evangelist at CYGNVS, discusses how generative AI will play a role in the future of incident response - and in all aspects of cybersecurity - and emphasizes its dangers as well as its benefits.
Malware developers are adopting an easy-to-use obfuscation tool that slips malware past antivirus, warn security researchers. BatCloak requires minimal programming skills to use. Among its recent successes is a recent remote access Trojan dubbed SeroXen.
SentinelOne plans to ax approximately 105 workers after a significant drop in data usage for products with consumption-based pricing caused revenue to fall short of expectations. The company revealed plans to reduce its staff by 5% to remain on track with achieving non-GAAP profitability next year.
In the latest weekly update, ISMG editors discuss how Russia's invasion of Ukraine upended the cybercrime ecosystem, a lawsuit against a U.S. cardiovascular clinic that seeks a long list of security improvements, and the latest endpoint protection technology trends in the Gartner Magic Quadrant.
Rapid7 has purchased a ransomware prevention vendor founded by a former Israel Defense Forces captain to strengthen its managed detection and response muscle. The Minerva Labs purchase will allow Rapid7 to deliver advanced ransomware prevention across cloud resources and traditional infrastructure.
CrowdStrike hopes to capture more small and midsized organizations through a new product bundle, revamped e-commerce portal and renewed partnership with Dell. CEO George Kurtz says becoming the exclusive endpoint security partner of PC giant Dell will help CrowdStrike reach small businesses.
Cybereason has gone all-in on helping customers mitigate threats beyond the endpoint to minimize the impact of ongoing SOC staffing challenges, CEO Lior Div says. The company's focus on tracking and following malicious operations sets Cybereason's approach to XDR apart from rivals.
SentinelOne plans to go after more Fortune 500 and Global 2000 organizations as the economic downturn prompts customers to shrink the size of their purchases. Over the past year, the company doubled the number of clients spending at least $100,000 and $1 million with SentinelOne annually.
A longer sales cycle for small businesses and delayed subscription start dates for large enterprises have forced CrowdStrike to lower its sales forecast going forward. The Austin-based endpoint security company says deals with SMB clients took 11% longer to close in the fiscal quarter ended Oct. 31.