In the 21-month stretch from October 2020 to June 2022, a whopping 48 cybersecurity startups received 10-figure valuations as investors evaluated prospects on potential rather than performance. Now that the financial boom has gone bust, what happens to these unicorns from a different economic era?
The adoption of new technologies, multi-cloud architectures and multiple data storage sites has resulted in data residing in more places than ever before. That's why enterprises need a single pane of glass to know who's touching their data and why, says Imperva CEO Pam Murphy.
In the latest weekly update, ISMG editors discuss the ESXiArgs ransomware campaign that has snared 2,800 victims, the data breach reported in an SEC filing by a multistate hospital chain, and Check Point's building of SD-WAN capabilities that are integrated with the company's network security stack.
Juniper Networks has debuted security service edge capabilities that help clients consistently apply zero trust policies in the cloud regardless of the user or device. Juniper takes the policies customers already use within their network and converts them to cloud-delivered policies with one click.
The security industry has traditionally tried to protect sensitive data by putting control points on endpoints or networks, but Skyhigh Security has taken a different approach. The company applies consistent policies around how data is treated across its ZTNA, SWG and CASB offerings.
Akamai's acquisition of Guardicore allowed the company to extend from protecting public-facing web content and APIs to safeguarding internal applications and data, says CEO Tom Leighton. The $600 million deal will allow the Boston-area firm to blend its public-facing and internal security assets.
A surging Fortinet and Check Point have joined perennial stalwart Palo Alto atop the firewall Forrester Wave while Cisco slipped to the strong performers category. The leaderboard now belongs solely to pure-play cybersecurity vendors, with all three having at least 15 years of firewall experience.
Cloudflare has joined forces with 26 venture capital firms to provide up to $1.25 billion in financing to startups building on the company's developer platform. The Workers Launchpad Funding Program will connect developers with investors around the world to scale their startups faster.
Cloudflare has crashed the party for top-performing web application and API protection vendors, joining longtime leaders Akamai and Imperva atop the latest Gartner Magic Quadrant. Gartner observed more separation between the leaders in this market and the rest of the pack.
With VMware's updated network virtualization platform, users can launch an entire workload with a single click without having to open a ticket. VMware says the platform enhances east-west network traffic security to stop attackers' lateral movement, simplifies multi-cloud security and lowers costs.
Fortinet has raised prices on products and services to address macroeconomic challenges including shipping delays, longer activation timelines and the suspension of sales in Russia. The company says price hikes have more than offset supply chain and geopolitical headwinds in recent months.
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