Microsoft, concerned over recent allegations of governments attempting to circumvent online security measures, has vowed to take action in order to protect its customers from prying eyes and increase transparency.
The Department of Defense will require defense contractors to incorporate established information security standards on their unclassified networks and to report cyber-intrusion incidents that result in the loss of unclassified controlled technical information.
Mobile security startup Mojave Networks announced that it has closed a $5 million round of funding, in addition to launching a cloud-based, enterprise-grade solution that protects mobile devices starting at the network level.
On Wednesday at the Mobile Pwn2Own hacking contest taking place at the PacSec Applied Security Conference in Tokyo, security researchers demonstrated two iPhone exploits that leverage Apple’s Safari mobile web browser.
At Mobile Pwn2Own, team MBSD, of Japanese firm Mitsui Bussan Secure Directions, Inc., earned $40,000 for their exploit efforts which enabled them to successfully compromise the Samsung device running Google’s Android.
Leveraging hardware-accelerated DDoS protection, F5 says its new solution protects against 25 different attack vectors and covers a wide variety of threats including network, SSL, DNS, and application layer attacks.
HyTrust, a provider of policy management and access control solutions for virtual and cloud environments, announced that it has acquired HighCloud Security, a provider of cloud encryption and key management software.