In the News Archive

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.
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... 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. 
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
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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 primary focus. He added, channel partners were also central to the company's success. "We know when the...
San Jose Mercury News March 10, 2015
Today: Three years after selling for $1.3 billion, Silicon Valley security firm Blue Coat Systems fetches $2.4 billion and eyes a return to Wall Street.