Tim Greene

Tim Greene covers security and keeps an eye on Microsoft for Network World.


Gurucul identifies cloud threats based on identity, behaviors

Gurucul is extending its identity-based threat detection to cloud-based applications with a new platform that monitors who has access to what and what they are doing with it.

Sophos takes rare step of citing Microsoft flaw as a must-fix

Sophos generally steers clear of pointing to a single patch from Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday, but is breaking its own rule this month by highlighting one it says can prevent a world of hurt.

Resilient Systems arms security teams with automated incident responses

Resilient systems has a new software module for its incident-response platform that lets network security pros respond quicker and with more certainty to attacks.

Illumio goes to the well for $100 million more in venture funding

Investors in Illumio are tripling down, with existing and new investors tossing another $100 million at the data-center/cloud security company that will be used to extend research and development, open new offices and broaden its...

What in the world is Bruce Schneier talking about?

What in the world is Bruce Schneier talking about?

Bruce Schneier autographed a copy of his new book with a cryptic message that with some thought can be figured out by non-cryptographers.

Schneier on ‘really bad’ IoT security: ‘It’s going to come crashing down’

Schneier on ‘really bad’ IoT security: ‘It’s going to come crashing down’

Security expert Bruce Schneier says the Internet of Things will mean insecure devices attached to networks will become attack points and there’s nothing to be done about stopping the problem.

Massachusetts police department pays $500 CryptoLocker ransom

Massachusetts police department pays $500 CryptoLocker ransom

Police in Tewksbury, Mass., fell victim to CryptoLocker and paid $500 to decrypt affected files so they could get back to work.

RedSeal gets new funding, executives

Network visualization and risk assessment vendor RedSeal is re-launching with new capabilities, executives and funding that will be used to hire more engineers and boost its channel partners.

Startup Soha Systems reveals cloud security service

Soha Systems is launching a cloud service today that lifts the burden of setting up customer-owned security platforms and eliminates the need to make network configuration changes to accommodate that security.

Palo Alto service to flag particularly evil security attacks

Palo Alto Networks is introducing a service that tips customers off when it discovers unique or particularly dangerous attacks against their networks, giving them a heads up that perhaps they are the targets of particularly...

Tanium pulls down $52M more venture capital for endpoint platform

Tanium has pulled in another $52 million in venture capital and is upgrading its endpoint software platform so it’s easier to tell it what to do and for it to gather threat intelligence from third-party platforms.

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