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OpenText is acquiring Carbonite for $1.42 billion

OpenText is acquiring Carbonite for $1.42 billion

OpenText has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the data protection and cybersecurity company, Carbonite, for $23.00 per Carbonite share in cash. The transaction is valued at approximately... Read more

Ernst & Young acquires Sydney-based Aleron

Ernst & Young acquires Sydney-based Aleron

EY Australia has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Sydney-based cyber consultancy Aleron. The price of the acquisition was not revealed by either of the companies involved. Aleron was... Read more

Google unveils OpenTitan: Open source, highly secure chips

Google unveils OpenTitan: Open source, highly secure chips

Ransomware attacks are everyday news; the need for upgrading the system security is of paramount importance. At the core, cybersecurity is all about better firmware and chip level. Google is taking st... Read more

Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies take a fall

Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies take a fall

Another bad day in the crypto world as the price of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies took a fall again this month. This has been the story for over a month now and the value on the average has sunk ... Read more

Avast detects suspicious behavior in its network

Avast detects suspicious behavior in its network

Cybersecurity compromises are becoming a common occurrence and security companies are at the forefront enforcing the right defenses against these. That puts them directly the in-line of fire. Avast ha... Read more

Pitney Bowes systems' hit by a ransomware attack

Pitney Bowes systems' hit by a ransomware attack

In a system update, the global shipping firm Pitney Bowes has announced that it has been affected by a ransomware attack. The cybersecurity incident caused the information on some systems to be encryp... Read more

Thoma Bravo plans to buy Sophos for $3.9 billion

Thoma Bravo plans to buy Sophos for $3.9 billion

The UK-based cybersecurity connoisseur Sophos has been made an offer it probably won’t refuse. Thoma Bravo, a private equity firm, has offered to buy out Sophos for a sum of $3.9 billion at $7.4... Read more