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July 29, 2015
Hands up who hates those pesky anti-virus agents running on your laptop that slow your machine down and do little to protect zero day malware? Thought so.  The trouble is that for a decade...
By Maureen Oconnell
June 17, 2015
If you keep up with the security industry, you may have come across recent product pitches suggesting that the proxy is “outdated” technology.  While proxy isn’t new technology, it is more...
By Tim Chiu
June 17, 2015
In light of the economy’s ever-changing dynamics, right now the average enterprise CISO is likely shifting the way he or she thinks about cloud. Any executive currently looking into cloud computing...
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The Wall Street Journal April 9, 2015
“The fact that these attacks are now hitting the real world shows the growing threat,” said Dominique Loiselet, head of the French arm of Blue Coat Systems Inc., a network-security firm.
CBR April 9, 2015
The security vendor Blue Coat has launched Mail Threat Defense in the first major release since its acquisition by Bain Capital.
SC Magazine April 6, 2015
Increasingly, malware distribution is “controlled by the nation-state and the highest bidder,” according to Hugh Thompson, chief technology officer and SVP of Blue Coat Systems, a Sunnyvale, Calif.-based provider of security and networking solutions. 
SC Magazine March 27, 2015
Malware infections are increasing in volume and severity. In the past twelve months alone some of the most destructive and largest breaches of our time have occurred, earning 2014 the epithet of “year of the breach.”
Fierce ITSecuity March 24, 2015
Flush with cash from its $2.4 billion acquisition by Bain Capital, Blue Coat on Tuesday announced that it is expanding its cloud-based enterprise security platform Global Intelligence Network. 
eWeek March 24, 2015
Multiple sources of security intelligence, including technology assets acquired from Norman Shark and Solera Networks, are now integrated into Blue Coat's portfolio.
CBR March 24, 2015
Blue Coat has integrated its security portfolio under the cloud-based Global Intelligence Network (GIN), bringing together disparate technologies bought in a spate of acquisitions.
NBC News March 23, 2015
Social media has widened the gap between the perception of a threat and how real that threat is, said Hugh Thompson, chief technical officer of the cybersecurity firm Blue Coat. "When that gap exists, it wreaks all kinds of havoc on the psyche," he said. March 17, 2015
A global research study carried out by Vanson Bourne and Blue Coat Systems has found hacking may have produced one good side effect in bulking up cyber security and IT services.
InformationWeek DarkReading March 13, 2015
The tools and tactics being used to go after victims reveal growing sophistication, and gamers need to look out, security researchers say.

Press Releases

August 25, 2015
IRVINE, Calif.—August 25, 2015— Cylance, Inc., the first cyber security company to successfully use artificial intelligence to predictively id
July 30, 2015
SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 30, 2015 – Blue Coat Systems, Inc., a market leader in enterprise security, today announced it has acquired Perspecsys, Inc., a leader in enterprise cloud data protection solutions.
July 29, 2015
SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 29, 2015 – Blue Coat Systems, Inc., a market leader in enterprise security, today unveiled its
June 15, 2015
Proxy SG Positioned as a Leader for the Eighth Year in a Row
June 1, 2015
Whitcomb and Burch Also Included in CRN Power 100
May 26, 2015
SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 26, 2015 – Blue Coat Systems, Inc. a market leader in enterprise security solutions, today announced the completion of its previously reported acquisition by funds advised by Bain Capital, one of the world’s foremost private investment firms. Bain Capital acquired Blue Coat from Thoma Bravo, LLC, in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $2.4 billion.
May 21, 2015
Security Industry Veteran to Bolster Sales Operations and Focus on Asia Pacific Markets
May 19, 2015
Global survey highlights disconnect between employee awareness of cyber threats and their actions. 
April 27, 2015
Blue Coat Systems, Inc., a market leader in enterprise security, today announced that its Blue Coat Cloud Security Solution was recognized as the “Best Cloud Computing Security Solution” in the Reader Trust Award category at the 2015 SC Awards.
April 9, 2015
SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 9, 2015 – Blue Coat Systems, Inc., a leader in enterprise security, today announced the addition of Mail Threat Defense to its portfolio of Advanced Threat Defense (ATD) solutions.


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