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  • Blue Coat Systems gets flipped for $2.4 billion

    Blue Coat Systems is being sold by one private equity firm to another for $2.4 billion as it is prepped to go public again after it was taken off the stock market in 2012.

    Written by Tim Greene11 March 15 05:19
  • Blue Coat creates A/NZ CISO role

    Blue Coat has hired former National Australia Bank (NAB) enterprise IT and security risk manager, Damien Manuel, as its Australia and New Zealand CISO. The role is a newly created one.

    Written by Hamish Barwick10 Feb. 15 14:02
  • Most websites are "One Day Wonders" -- and that's worrisome

    The Internet's seething Web of content resembles endless bubbles popping to the surface for only a day, then vanishing, a security study from Blue Coat Systems released today indicates. That means there are a huge number of new, unknown and transient sites daily, posing challenges to determine whether they are benign, or should be blocked as dangerous.

    Written by Ellen Messmer26 Aug. 14 22:48
  • Blue Coat acquires anti-malware firm Norman Shark

    Blue Coat Systems today announced it has acquired anti-malware firm Norman Shark for an undisclosed price, in order to integrate its technologies, such as sandboxing, into other security products available through Blue Coat.

    Written by Ellen Messmer18 Dec. 13 06:36
  • Report: Iran, Syria using Blue Coat gear to squelch dissent

    A report issued today by the Canadian group Citizen Lab says that network security hardware made by well-known manufacturer Blue Coat Systems is being used for political censorship by the repressive governments of Iran, Syria and Sudan.

    Written by Jon Gold09 July 13 23:17
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  • How your employees put your organization at risk

    Security is, of course, a major concern for most companies, but it's often seen as an outside threat. But it turns out that employees are one of the biggest security threats, and apparently most acknowledge their behavior is risky, according to a Blue Coat study.

    Written by Sarah K. White28 May 15 23:41
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