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Majority of IT professionals within large and mid-size corporations worry about the security of big data and cloud projects

Voltage Security has announced results of a recent industry survey in which 76% of senior-level IT and security respondents said the inability to secure data across big data initiatives gave them cause for concern. The study further showed that more than half (56%) admitted that these security concerns have kept them from starting or finishing cloud or big data projects.

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Blue Coat to acquire Solera Networks

Blue Coat Systems, Inc. has entered into an agreement to acquire Solera Networks, the industry’s leading provider of big data security intelligence and analytics for advanced threat protection. The Solera DeepSee platform will add industry-leading security analytics and forensic capabilities to the Blue Coat product portfolio, delivering an end-to-end security solution that includes protection, remediation and governance and gives enterprises complete visibility into the content and context of advanced targeted attacks. The acquisition is expected to close within the next 30 days.

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Dell sets sights on Cisco

Dell SonicWALL’s Network Security Appliance (NSA) Series Next-Generation Firewalls offer the same high level of security and capabilities as the enterprise-class SuperMassive Series.

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Webroot enhances VeliQ’s Mobility Platform as a Service

Webroot has announced a strategic partnership with VeliQ, the innovator in enterprise mobility management solutions. The agreement will enable VeliQ to offer new and enhanced security capabilities with its mobility Platform-as-a-Service (mPaaS™) solution to block the latest mobile threats, including viruses, spyware, and trojans. By leveraging the Webroot® Security Intelligence for Mobile Suite, VeliQ delivers an even more secure cloud-based enterprise mobility solution, simplifying management across Android™ smartphones and tablets.

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Cloud security turns off 92% of IT decision makers

The fear of security threats is preventing 92% of IT decision makers from adopting the cloud, according to an infographic released today by global web hosting company PEER 1 Hosting. The infographic, based on the results of a survey of 120 IT professionals, revealed a number of concerns when weighing up the cost of the cloud.

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Lancope joins Cloud Security Alliance

Company to bring in-depth expertise in network visibility and security intelligence to organisations.

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Calligo partners with OneLogin

Calligo has announced a partnership with OneLogin, the innovator in identity management, to deliver single sign-on for its CalligoCloud users. As cloud and other hosted services become more prevalent in organisations, there is a need to address the challenge caused by users having multiple accounts. OneLogin addresses this by extending enterprise security and compliance to cloud deployments. OneLogin integrates any number of Active Directory and LDAP directories, and presents them as a single directory to web applications. This centralises identity administration, enforces multi-factor authentication and improves cloud application security.

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NetIQ survey indicates risk to organisational data an ongoing cloud security concern

NetIQ has announced the results of a cloud security survey commissioned through IDG Connect, revealing that while companies have become increasingly comfortable with the security of third-party cloud service providers, data security – particularly at the end user level – as well as concerns over meeting compliance requirements, remain top-of-mind among cloud adopters.

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Trustwave launches Mobile Security Practice

Trustwave has unveiled a new mobile security practice designed to help businesses embrace mobility and “Bring-Your-Own-Device” (BYOD) programs while maintaining compliance, managing emerging security risks and protecting corporate networks and data.

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Go-Ahead drives Security League Table

transport company’s comparative analysis promotes security and encourages dialogue between IT specialists and business managers.

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