In the News Archive

The Wall Street Journal April 9, 2015
“The fact that these attacks are now hitting the real world shows the growing threat,” said Dominique Loiselet, head of the French arm of Blue Coat Systems Inc., a network-security firm.
CBR April 9, 2015
The security vendor Blue Coat has launched Mail Threat Defense in the first major release ...
SC Magazine April 6, 2015
Increasingly, malware distribution is “controlled by the nation-state and the highest bidder,” according to Hugh Thompson, chief technology officer and SVP of Blue Coat Systems, a Sunnyvale, Calif.-based provider of security and networking solutions. 
SC Magazine March 27, 2015
Malware infections are increasing in volume and severity. In the past twelve months alone some of the most destructive and largest breaches of our time have occurred, earning 2014 the epithet of “year of the breach.”
Fierce ITSecuity March 24, 2015

Flush with cash from its $2.4 billion acquisition by Bain Capital, Blue Coat on Tuesday announced that it is expanding its cloud-based enterprise security platform Global Intelligence Network. 

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...
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.