Three years after selling for $1.3 billion, Silicon Valley security firm Blue Coat Systems fetches $2.4 billion from Bain Capital. Bain Capital announced in March, it would buy Blue Coat in an all-cash deal, taking the company off the hands of San Francisco private equity firm Thoma Bravo. view full post »Read More →

Rackspace is a global leader in Cloud solutions that invented the Openstack, a Cloud platform that offers flexible networking environment with fast bandwidth, customizable data storage, freedom to work on an operating system of your choice and pay as you go billing facility. view full post »Read More →

In the months since revealing the service, Google says it’s received some useful feedback from early testers. But now Google’s domain registration service is now in open, public beta in the United States. Google Domains was initially available through an invite-based system when it was launched in June 2014 and now, for prices starting at $12 per year, Google will help you secure a domain name and toss in added benefits like private registration, email forwarding to Gmail, support for as many as 100 sub-domains, and domain forwarding. view full post »Read More →

Blackberry’s gaffe ranks much worse than the errant celebrity spokesperson iPhone tweet, since it came from the company’s main account.  Blackberry’s creative director has accidently tweeted a message for its users from the company’s official account using the competitor Apple’s iPhone.  view full post »Read More →

Data breach coverage provides you with access to professionals who can help you comply with regulatory requirements, provide guidance on how to help prevent a data breach and handle a breach crisis if one occurs. Response expense coverage can help to quickly restore confidence in your business or practice through notification to impacted individuals and can help pay for good faith advertising expenses, for example. In most states, coverage is also available for defense and liability expenses in the event you’re sued because of a breach. view full post »Read More →

The divorcée who scoffed at a $974.8 million check she received from her oil-tycoon ex-husband finally deposited the enormous sum into a bank account Thursday, the billionaire mogul’s lawyer told The Post. Sue, 56, had initially refused to accept the amount and demanded more from ex-husband Harold Hamm, who is estimated to be worth $13.5 billion. view full post »Read More →

Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit is a time when the Gartner analyst and security and risk management community come together in one location to bring the latest research, insights and forward-thinking perspectives. The summit takes a comprehensive look at the entire spectrum of IT security, business continuity management and risk, including: network and infrastructure security, identity and access management, compliance, privacy, fraud, business continuity management, and resilience. view full post »Read More →

Companies can’t escape cloud computing today. They are all aware of it and will end up adopting it sooner or later. But not every company means the same thing when they talk about cloud computing. There exists a general idea behind the cloud – that applications or other business functions exist somewhere away from the physical business itself – and there are many iterations that companies look to in order to actually use the technology. Cloud computing offers a variety of ways for businesses to increase their IT capacity or functionality without having to add infrastructure, personnel, and software. view full post »Read More →