SecurityBrief Asia logo
Asia's leading source of cybersecurity and cyber-attack news

Blue Coat stories

Story image
Machine learning
ExtraHop snaps up new local VP of sales to drive growth
November 2017
The company says Kuo’s appointment compliments their recent growth within the APAC region.
Story image
Cloud
Intel Security looks to rally channel with "edgier" McAfee brand
November 2016
"The initiative will add valuable experience and alliances as McAfee rejoins the security market as a leading pure play vendor.”
Story image
Cloud
Symantec Partner Engage 2016: Regional partner award winners
November 2016
A highlight of the event was the Partner awards, which recognise the commitment and dedication of Symantec and Blue Coat partners - here's who won.
Story image
Big Data
Bigger is better: Symantec announces world’s largest set of threat data
November 2016
Following their acquisition of Blue Coat just three months ago, Symantec recently announced the first positive spin-off.
Story image
Symantec
Symantec: Blue Coat acquisition a “work in progress”
November 2016
Symantec's Global Partner Sales vice president spoke at a media briefing about what their acquisition of Blue Coat will mean for partners.
Story image
Symantec
Blue Coat to the rescue: Symantec’s declining revenue ‘will end’
August 2016
"The joining of Blue Coat and Symantec will solve many of Symantec’s existing portfolio and delivery problems."
Story image
Malware
Major spike in Malware encryption, Blue Coat finds
August 2016
“Our researchers’ findings reveal what many have long suspected – that SSL traffic as a primary channel for malware is dramatically increasing."
Story image
Frost & Sullivan
Blue Coat enhances its security analytics tool kit
August 2016
"Cyber security professionals need relevant, complete and actionable information – before the alert sounds,"
Story image
Cloud
Symantec promising profitability, predictability and new potential post-merger
July 2016
Symantec's Blue Coat acquisition opens new doors for partners says Symantec's global channel boss, who is promising predictability and profitability.
Story image
Blue Coat
Three of the most common myths about SSL encryption
July 2016
Delving into the world of SSL Encryption, here are some of the myths that persist about SSL traffic as well as the SSL blind spot.
Story image
Gartner
Who made the cut: Gartner's Magic Quadrant 2016
June 2016
Gartner's Magic Quadrant has been the benchmark for companies within the IT industry, as it recognises some of the best providers and vendors.
Story image
Cybersecurity
Symantec's acquisition of Blue Coat to amplify cybersecurity protection
June 2016
Symantec has announced its acquisition of cloud security provider Blue Coat for $4.65 billion, strengthening cyber protection for Symantec customers.
Story image
Encryption
7 modern security problems you can solve with Encrypted Traffic Management
June 2016
Blue Coat has identified a few challenges plaguing security and network teams and how the right Encrypted Traffic Management solutions can help.
Story image
Malware
CAUTION: The SSL blind spot is growing
May 2016
The use of Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS) encryption is growing fast - which is both good and bad.
Story image
Dimension Data
Australia first to get DiData Blue Coat cloud security service
May 2016
Dimension Data and Blue Coat's managed cloud security service, designed to extend web security controls to the cloud, is rolling out first in Aussie.
Story image
Network Infrastructure
Enterprise security is changing. Today, it's all about visibility and control
April 2016
Blue Coat has introduced a new set of cloud security capabilities and services for enterprises and governments to improve the security platform.
Story image
Cybersecurity
Blue Coat endorses Aussie Govt cyber security strategy
April 2016
“Whatever the outcomes of the strategy, it is positive that the government is taking the cyber threat to Australia seriously."
Story image
Cybersecurity
Blue Coat dominates network security forensics market
April 2016
Blue Coat has been acknowledged for its dominance in the global network security forensics market, winning Frost & Sullivan's Leadership Award.
Story image
Business Intelligence
Blue Coat Systems dominates network security forensics market
March 2016
"Blue Coat's mission is to provide enterprises a way to not only block attacks before they happen, but track, respond to and mitigate any attacks."
Story image
Mobility
Blue Coat and NetApp join forces to launch high-density storage solution
February 2016
“By integrating a security analytics solution with high-density storage from NetApp, Blue Coat is enabling our customers to conduct faster analysis."
Story image
Document Management
Shadow data could cost organisations millions
January 2016
The threat of shadow data in the enterprise is on the rise as cloud app usage surges, opening organisations to $1.9 million in potential losses.
Story image
Data Protection
Blue Coat and Dimension Data team up: Target cloud web security space
December 2015
“As our clients are increasingly choosing to migrate critical data to the cloud, we are seeing growing demand for the provision of web security."
Story image
Blue Coat
Blue Coat strengthens cloud security play with Elastica acquisition
November 2015
Blue Coat Systems is acquiring cloud security company Elastica for US$280 million in a move designed to strenghten the security vendor’s cloud play.
Story image
Mobile Security
Blue Coat sounds alarm on escalating mobile malware
November 2015
Blue Coat Systems has sounded the alarm for individual and organisations to strengthen mobile device defences after seeing an escalation in attacks.