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Infoblox bolsters off-premise security capabilities

Security CCTV camera in office building

Infoblox has released its DNS Firewall as a service, extending its services to roaming devices off-premise, which will be available towards the end of 2016.

IBM makes cyber threat data available as a cloud security service

IBM is launching a cybersecurity cloud service

IBM has unveiled a cloud-based cybersecurity service which includes hundreds of terabytes of raw aggregated threat intelligence data, which can be expanded upon by users that sign up to use the service.

BAE moves on SilverSky in cybersecurity play

BAE is reportedly paying $230m for SilverSky

BAE Systems has announced the acquisition of SilverSky, a provider of cloud-based security with clients primarily in regulated sectors. Ian King, chief executive officer of BAE Systems said the move will bolster the company’s cybersecurity business.

Atos acquires Bull for $844m in cloud, cybersecurity and big data play

Atos acquired IT services specialist Bull Group for $844m and intends to consolidate cloud, cybersecurity and big data services under the Bull brand

Software, consulting and hosting firm Atos announced this week that it has entered into an agreement to acquire French-owned IT service provider Bull Group. Atos said the acquisition will help bolster its capabilities around cloud services, cybersecurity and big data.

UK Ministry of Defence creates cyber defence unit

The Ministry of Defence says it will develop offensive cybersecurity capabilities to combat growing attacks on UK government networks

The UK’s Ministry of Defence announced Sunday that it intends to create a cyber-security unit within the Department to help prevent cyber-attacks in the country and if necessary, to strike other computer networks.

RSA warns customers over NSA-compromised products

McAfee, Symantec, Juniper Networks and BlackBerry are among other companies using NIST's Dual_EC_DRBG standard

RSA Security, a subsidiary of cloud storage pioneer EMC has warned its customers against using an encryption technology it supplies because the company is unsure whether or not it has been compromised by the NSA.

Is data safer in the cloud?

With more people using cloud-based services cyber-security is changing, but not in ways you might suspect

With MI5 and GCHQ recently urging the FTSE 350 to redouble their cyber-security efforts in light of “unprecedented” levels of attack on UK PLC, and with a growing number of these enterprises among others outsourcing their infrastructure to the cloud, it’s worth asking: does the shift to the cloud actually keep corporate data safer – or undermine cyber-security measures?

CSA to help plug gaps in standards on digital forensics in the cloud

The CSA wants to improve current cybersecurity and eDiscovery standards for cloud

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) announced the formation of a new working group that will closely examine incident handling and forensics in cloud environments.