Companies sever ties with HBGary

The HBGary breach and the publication of internal company documents – including the potentially damning proposal developed by HBGary, Palantir Technologies and Berico …

Increasing adoption of open source software

A recent survey by Gartner found that more than half of organizations surveyed have adopted open source software (OSS) solutions as part of their IT strategy. Nearly one-third …

IT certifications grow in importance

Employers are inclined to rely more heavily on professional certifications when hiring IT workers, but are challenged by credential evaluation and validation issues, research …

Cisco to acquire Pari Networks

Cisco announced its intent to acquire privately-held Pari Networks, a provider of network configuration and change management (NCCM) and compliance management solutions that …

Juniper Networks acquires Altor Networks

Juniper Networks has acquired Altor Networks, a provider of virtualization security technology that enables organizations to secure the virtualized world. Under the terms of …

Trend Micro acquires Mobile Armor

Trend Micro purchased data protection specialist Mobile Armor. Financial terms are not disclosed. The transaction, which is subject to certain closing conditions, including …

AVG Technologies to acquire DroidSecurity

AVG Technologies announced the acquisition of Tel Aviv-based DroidSecurity, a company focused on protecting smartphones, tablets and other devices running on Android. In …

Webroot acquires Prevx

Webroot has acquired Prevx and will integrate Prevx’s technology into its cloud security services. “Webroot and Prevx share a common vision for revolutionizing …

Riverbed acquires CACE Technologies

Riverbed Technology announced the acquisition of CACE Technologies, a leader in packet capture and analysis products for wireless and wireline networks and the corporate …

HID Global acquires ActivIdentity

HID Global announced that parent company ASSA ABLOY has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ActivIdentity. ActivIdentity provides identity assurance solutions, …