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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you keep up with the security industry, you may have come across recent product pitches suggesting that the proxy is “outdated” technology.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
May 21, 2015
More than 600 reported data breaches impacted the operation of businesses, and the lives of everyday citizens in 2013. That same year, the Pentagon’s budget for cyberwarfare prevention was $3.9...
By Blue Coat

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Digital News Asia July 29, 2015
To become that ‘strongest security firm, there are three areas of focus that will be defining Blue Coat’s investment and research direction over the next few years, said Thompson 
Real Business July 27, 2015
What we do know is there are some defensive moves which we can all take to reduce access to sensitive personal data From Blue Coat’s own research, UK employees are still unaware of best practices regarding the protection of personal and work information online.
Softpedia July 3, 2015
Security engineer Chris Larsen from Blue Coat profiled one of these locations and looked for a non-existent song. As expected, several results popped up, all advertising a valid download location. Moreover, at the end of the result list, buttons were displayed for playing, streaming or downloading...
NerdWallet June 29, 2015
EMV cards are designed to cut down on counterfeit fraud and the use of lost and stolen cards, but they’re not a “cure-all,” says Hugh Thompson, chief technology officer at Blue Coat Systems, a Sunnyvale, California-based data security company.
International Finance Magazine June 15, 2015
Many firms also work with local institutes to train future cyber security leaders. “Blue Coat is actively working with local institutes and organisations to equip the next generation of cyber security leaders, both in government and private industry."
InfoRisk Today June 12, 2015
Infosecurity Magazine June 8, 2015
The phony tech support scam is an all-too-common danger of surfing around in cyberspace. 
SC Magazine May 19, 2015
“We do live in a time when anyone can be deceived,” Thompson said. “Anyone can be phished, even the most paranoid.”
The Telegraph May 19, 2015
Security firm Blue Coat Systems, which commissioned the research, said the research shows British workers still take cyber security risks even though they are aware of the consequences.

Press Releases

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
Bain Capital acquired Blue Coat from Thoma Bravo, LLC in all-cash transaction valued at $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.
March 24, 2015
SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 24, 2015 – Blue Coat Systems, Inc., a market leader in enterprise security, today announced that its cloud-based Global Intelligence Network now integrates Blue Coat’s entire portfolio, including the Norman Shark sandboxing technology and Solera Networks forensics and incident response products recently acquired by Blue Coat.
March 19, 2015
SUNNYVALE, Calif., MARCH 19, 2015 – Blue Coat Systems, Inc., a market leader in enterprise security, today revealed the results of an independent global research study by Vanson Bourne showing a strong link between financial performance and the ability to cope with growing cyber threats.
March 10, 2015
SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 10, 2015 – Blue Coat Systems, Inc., a market leader in enterprise security solutions to protect enterprises against even the most advanced threats, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by funds advised by Bain Capital, one of the world’s foremost private investment firms.

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