Peter Firstbrook

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Name: Peter Firstbrook
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Google trumpets extra encryption for Gmail, but stays mum on other apps

Google recently trumpeted that it now encrypts Gmail messages while shuffling them among its data centers, an extra security layer aimed at thwarting government and criminal snoops, but didn't say if it applies this protection to its other applicatio ... [Published Computerworld New Zealand - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

NH Northeast Partners with Kaspersky Lab

New York, NY, April 02, 2014 --( PR.com )-- New Horizons CLC |NH Northeast, a long established provider of technical, desktop and business skills training, announced today its partnership with Kaspersky Lab, the world’s largest privately held vendor ... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

As email threats multiply, funds pick up Proofpoint

March 28, 2014The last time email could be called a sexy business, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was celebrating his tenth birthday. Yet Proofpoint Inc, a $1.6 billion market cap email security company, is catching the eye of fund managers by gaining ... [Published Business Recorder - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Palo Alto Adds Endpoint Security Via $200M Cyvera Acquisition

Palo Alto Networks has agreed to acquire Cyvera, an Israeli-based security vendor, in a $200 million deal that adds endpoint protection against targeted attacks and other threats.The acquisition is expected to close during the second half of 2014.Tel-Aviv-based ... [Published CRN - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 2 reports

As email threats multiply, funds pick up Proofpoint

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The last time email could be called a sexy business, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was celebrating his tenth birthday. Yet Proofpoint Inc, a $1.6 billion market cap email security company, is catching the eye of fund managers by ... [Published Hartford Courant - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Mar 16 2014 - Updated Mar 16 2014 - 1 reports

iOS ‘almost impossible’ to penetrate

Mobile malware has largely been confined to the Android operating system simply because Apple's iOS is "almost impossible" for attackers to penetrate, according to Orla Cox, senior manager of security intelligence delivery at Symantec.Speaking to ITP.net, ... [Published ITP.net - Mar 16 2014]
First reported Mar 09 2014 - Updated Mar 09 2014 - 1 reports

Mobile malware ‘not yet significant’

Mobile malware is not yet a significant factor when it comes to the overall security landscape, and is mostly made up of "nuisance attacks", according to Gartner vice president Peter Firstbrook.Because mobile malware is mostly confined to the Android ... [Published ITP.net - Mar 09 2014]
First reported Feb 19 2014 - Updated Feb 20 2014 - 1 reports

Websense Reports Record Surge in Demand for TRITON Cybersecurity

SAN DIEGOIn 2013, total Websense billings topped $380 millionFollowing the acquisition of the company by Vista Equity Group in June 2013"Our extraordinary growth is a clear indicator that tens of thousands of organizations clearly see the value and the ... [Published PR Newswire - Feb 19 2014]
First reported Feb 06 2014 - Updated Feb 06 2014 - 1 reports

Hackers’ Target access came via the heating/AC guys

Caption: The Target plot heats up. Source: Shutterstock Right now, someone is writing a thriller screenplay whose working title is “Target.” Or at least they should be, given the latest report that the hackers of that retail giant got network credentials ... [Published Venturebeat - Feb 06 2014]
First reported Jan 30 2014 - Updated Jan 30 2014 - 1 reports

Lumension Again Recognized As a Visionary in Gartner's 2013...

2013 Marks Fourth Consecutive Year of Visionary Placement for Lumension’s Endpoint Management and Security Suite Lumension$, a global leader in endpoint management and security, today announced that it has been recognized as a visionary in Gartner’s 2013 ... [Published PRWeb - Jan 30 2014]
First reported Jan 27 2014 - Updated Jan 27 2014 - 1 reports

Kaspersky Lab återigen “ledare” i Gartners magiska kvadrant

Kaspersky Lab avancerar till andra plats bland ledarna i kategorin “completeness of vision”. Kaspersky Lab avancerar till andra plats bland ledarna i kategorin “completeness of vision” . Kaspersky Lab har för tredje året i rad* omnämnts som “Ledare” ... [Published Kaspersky Lab - Jan 27 2014]

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"Proofpoint lives or dies by email, so they are more focused on their customers," Firstbrook said. "if you are an email administrator you want to work with somebody who is really focused on this problem over somebody focused on generic security and networking problems." Holland, who also advises companies on email security technology, said Proofpoint has developed strong loyalty among returning customers
"up until now people have been talking about it but there's been no real practical implementation or reason to put them together" Firstbrook said in a recent interview with CRN

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NH Northeast Partners with Kaspersky Lab [Published PR.com Press Releases - Apr 02 2014]
Google trumpets extra encryption for Gmail, but... [Published Computerworld New Zealand - Apr 01 2014]
As email threats multiply, funds pick up Proofp... [Published Business Recorder - Mar 27 2014]
Palo Alto Adds Endpoint Security Via $200M Cyve... [Published CRN - Mar 24 2014]
As email threats multiply, funds pick up Proofp... [Published Hartford Courant - Mar 17 2014]
ANALYSIS-As email threats multiply, funds pick ... [Published CNBC - Mar 17 2014]
iOS ‘almost impossible’ to penetrate [Published ITP.net - Mar 16 2014]
Mobile malware ‘not yet significant’ [Published ITP.net - Mar 09 2014]
Websense Reports Record Surge in Demand for TRI... [Published PR Newswire - Feb 19 2014]
Hackers’ Target access came via the heating/AC ... [Published Venturebeat - Feb 06 2014]
Lumension Again Recognized As a Visionary in Ga... [Published PRWeb - Jan 30 2014]
Kaspersky Lab återigen “ledare” i Gartners magi... [Published Kaspersky Lab - Jan 27 2014]
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NH Northeast Partners with Kaspersky Lab [Published PR.com Press Releases - Apr 02 2014]
New York, NY, April 02, 2014 --( PR.com )-- New Horizons CLC |NH Northeast, a long established provider of technical, desktop and business skills training, announced today its partnership with Kaspersky Lab, the world’s largest privately held vendor ...
Hackers’ Target access came via the heating/AC ... [Published Venturebeat - Feb 06 2014]
Caption: The Target plot heats up. Source: Shutterstock Right now, someone is writing a thriller screenplay whose working title is “Target.” Or at least they should be, given the latest report that the hackers of that retail giant got network credentials ...
Kaspersky Lab återigen “ledare” i Gartners magi... [Published Kaspersky Lab - Jan 27 2014]
Kaspersky Lab avancerar till andra plats bland ledarna i kategorin “completeness of vision”. Kaspersky Lab avancerar till andra plats bland ledarna i kategorin “completeness of vision” . Kaspersky Lab har för tredje året i rad* omnämnts som “Ledare” ...
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