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November 17, 2015
Today, we’ve announced an addition to our proxy family, the Advanced Secure Gateway, an all-in-one –solution that combines the web security of the ProxySG with the intelligence capabilities of the...
By Tim Chiu
November 3, 2015
In October the European Court of Justice invalidated the Safe Harbor data protection agreement between the European Union and the United States. The 15-year-old data transfer framework has allowed...
By Maureen Oconnell
November 3, 2015
If you’re attending SINET Showcase next week, be sure to check out the cybersecurity panel, where Blue Coat SVP David Canellos, a 2013 SINET 16 Winner, will join a panel of security experts to...
By Maureen Oconnell

In the News

NetworkWorld November 17, 2015
SSL/TLS encryption is widely used to secure communications to internal and external servers, but can blind security mechanisms by preventing inspection of network traffic, increasing risk.
CRN November 13, 2015
Blue Coat is investing more than it ever has in building out its cloud security portfolio. This week, the company took the next step in that investment, buying cloud security company Elastica for $280 million. The buy adds capabilities around threat scoring, use and endpoint behavior modeling,...
Search Cloud Security November 10, 2015
After acquiring Perspecsys this summer, Blue Coat Systems makes another CASB deal for Elastica to further strengthen its cloud security presence.
FierceITSecurity November 10, 2015
As more enterprises move into the cloud, IT security pros are becoming increasing worried about the security risks. Enterprise security vendor Blue Coat is addressing those security concerns by acquiring cloud access security brokers – or CASBs.
Silicon Valley Business Journal November 9, 2015
Blue Coat Systems on Monday said it has agreed to buy venture-backed San Jose cloud security startup Elastica for $280 million.
The WHIR November 9, 2015
Blue Coat said that it will combine its on- and off-premise threat defense and cloud data protection with Elastica’s Cloud Access Security and Analytics in order to effectively meet today’s cloud security requirements.
The PE Hub Network November 9, 2015
 Blue Coat Systems, Inc., a market leader in enterprise security, announced today that it has agreed to acquire Elastica, Inc. for $280 million.
Silicon Angle November 9, 2015
Blue Coat added that the Elastica CloudSOC will fortify their already strong cloud capabilities through their Security Platform with five solutions that work equally well across on-premise and cloud managed environments
eWeek November 9, 2015
The deal will enable Blue Coat to expand its own secure Web gateway aspirations with the addition of Elastica's cloud application security broker technology.
IT Business Edge November 9, 2015
In its State of Mobile Malware report, Blue Coat found that ransomware has become the top mobile threat.

Press Releases

November 15, 2015
TOKYO, Japan, November 16, 2015 — Blue Coat Systems, Inc., a market leader in enterprise security, today announced that Yukinori Haryu has joined the company as managing director o
October 28, 2015
SUNNYVALE, Calif., October 28, 2015 – As mobile devices become more deeply woven into the fabric of our personal and work lives, cyber criminals are taking increasingly vicious and
October 7, 2015
SUNNYVALE, Calif., October 7, 2015 – Blue Coat Systems, Inc., a market leader in enterprise security, today announced it has added seven new
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.


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