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March 26, 2015
We have received questions from the media about a presentation that was scheduled to take place at a Security Conference in Singapore by a researcher from Airbus Group focusing on Blue Coat’s Proxy...
By Anonymous
March 19, 2015
What Inception–Cloud Atlas tells us about the advanced threat landscape   Stuxnet, Flame, Red October, and now Inception–Cloud Atlas, could all be cited as evidence that “progression,...
By Blue Coat
March 3, 2015
SSL (Secure Socket Layer) network protocol, and more broadly the cipher suites that are used for key exchange and encryption, are one of those really interesting technologies that were designed to...
By Maureen Oconnell

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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.
techradar.pro 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.
Help Net Security March 12, 2015
“It’s no surprise that security analytics is the most commonly cited network security technology planned for acquisition in this year’s report,” said Hugh Thompson, CTO of Blue Coat Systems. 
Reuters March 10, 2015
 Bain Capital LLC will acquire Blue Coat Systems Inc from fellow private equity firm Thoma Bravo LLC in a deal that the network security company said on Tuesday would value it at about $2.4 billion, including debt.
Bloomberg TV March 10, 2015
Blue Coat President and COO Mike Fey discusses the cyber security market and the  Bain acquisition with host Pimm Fox on Bloomberg's Taking Stock program
The New York Times March 10, 2015
The private equity firm Bain Capital is poised to acquire Blue Coat Systems for $2.4 billion, in a nod to the fast-growing cybersecurity market.
CRN March 10, 2015
Blue Coat COO and President Mike Fey said that the 100 percent channel-driven company looks to drive revenue to $1 billion within three years - up from $450 million in 2012. Its private equity push, Fey said, will include building a stronger integrated platform and making security innovation a...

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March 24, 2015
SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 24, 2015 – Blue Coat Systems, Inc., a market leader in enterprise security, today announced that its cloud-based
March 19, 2015
SUNNYVALE, Calif., MARCH 19, 2015 – Blue Coat Systems, Inc., a market leader in enterprise security, today revealed the results of an indepen
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 a
March 3, 2015
SUNNYVALE, Calif., March, 3, 2015 – Blue Coat Systems, Inc., a market leader in enterprise security, today launched the Blue Coat Encrypted Traffic Management (ETM) Ready Certifica
February 24, 2015
SUNNYVALE, Calif., February 24, 2015 – Blue Coat Systems, Inc., a market leader in enterprise security, today announced that two of its
January 28, 2015
SUNNYVALE, Calif., January 28, 2015 – Blue Coat Systems, Inc., a market leader in enterprise security, today announced it has further streng
December 17, 2014
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec 17, 2014 – Blue Coat Systems, Inc., the market leader in
November 18, 2014
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov.

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