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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you keep up with the security industry, you may have come across recent product pitches suggesting that the proxy is “outdated” technology.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...
By Blue Coat

In the News

SC Magazine September 1, 2015
The gap between a breach and its detection allows bad guys plenty of opportunity to wreak havoc.
Reuters September 1, 2015
An explosion in the number of new Internet addresses has created a wealth of opportunities for criminals exploiting shady domains such as .zip, .kim or .party, according to an industry study published on Tuesday.
The Hill September 1, 2015
The proliferation of new Web addresses has created a free-for-all as cyber criminals race to spread malware or steal personal information with new sites, researchers say. 
CSO September 1, 2015
Wouldn't it be convenient if all the spam and malware sites were all grouped together under one top-level domain -- .evil, say -- so that they would be easy to avoid? According to a new study from Blue Coat, there are in fact ten such top-level domains, where 95 percent or more of sites pose a...
IT Briefcase August 31, 2015
September is National Preparedness Month, which in part, is designed to help businesses plan for and protect against natural or human-caused disasters. Certainly, CISOs and information security pros working in the healthcare industry know that the importance of preparedness extends to the...
Executive Business August 26, 2015
Cylance and Blue Coat Systems have partnered to combine their threat detection technologies with the goal of helping enterprise customers avoid sophisticated and targeted cyber attacks.
MSN Money August 19, 2015
While some may be worried that spouses will discover instances of infidelity, another concern is that the data will be used by scammers. Such a large list of email addresses will probably be seized upon by those launching phishing attacks, according to security firm Blue Coat. 
Dark Reading August 12, 2015
The attacker used the ad platform to deliver the Bedep click fraud bot so often that Blue Coat listed the company as a malicious source. 
TechTarget August 11, 2015
Fey said getting into the cloud security gateway space made perfect sense for Blue Coat, given the company's strong presence in web security gateway market. 
Network World August 7, 2015
As if hacked cars and massive Android vulnerabilities weren’t enough to keep the attention of security experts attending Black Hat 2015 in Las Vegas, the vendors at this increasingly vendor-driven show were wheeling out shiny distractions ranging from food and drink to celebrity lookalikes to...

Press Releases

September 2, 2015
SUNNYVALE, Calif– September 2, 2015— Perspecsys, a leader in enterprise cloud data protection solutions recently acquired by Blue Coat Systems, Inc., announc
September 1, 2015
SUNNYVALE, Calif., September 1, 2015 – Blue Coat Systems, Inc., a market leader in enterprise security, today revealed new research for cons
August 28, 2015
SUNNYVALE, Calif., AUGUST 28, 2015 – Blue Coat Systems, Inc., a market leader in enterprise security, today announced it will hold a confere
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

Events

Sep 1, 2015 to Sep 4, 2015 National Harbor, MD
HP Protect is HP’s annual security user conference and 2015 is its 11th year. The event delivers...
Tradeshow
Sep 3, 2015 Houston, TX
The CISO Executive Summit is one of the top ways a CISO can learn about and discuss important...
Lunch & Learn
Sep 15, 2015 Boston, MA
The Summit will bring together a community of senior IT executives for engaging peer-level...
Conference