Tags: SOC

NHS Digital £20 million cybersecurity project

NHS Digital has announced £20 million to create its own Security Operations Centre (SOC). The SOC is charged with keeping the NHS safe from cyber-attack. In addition to monitoring national health services across the UK it will also offer cybersecurity advice and guidance to local NHS organisations. This is the second announcement from NHS Digital…

BT opens SOC  in Germany

BT has announced a new Security Operations Centre (SOC) in Germany. The SOC is located in Eschborn near Frankfurt. This is the 15th BT SOC around the globe and is part of its follow-the-sun services. It is also a requirement for BT if it is to continue to provide cyber security support for its customers…

NTT Security replaces SERT with GTIC

NTT Security has announced the launch of its Global Threat Intelligence Center (GTIC). It is to replace the Security Engineering and Research Team which moved to NTT Security last year. This is about creating a threat intelligence powerhouse within the company and is a move away from regional units. It makes sense. Attacks are now global…

Rob Norris talks about Fujitsu and cybersecurity

Enterprise Times sat down with Rob Norris, VP Head of Enterprise & Cyber Security EMEIA at Fujitsu recently to talk about cybersecurity. Norris has been involved with cybersecurity for a long time. His career spans time with Fujitsu and ESET Global. A few years ago Norris got permission to setup a UK cybersecurity resource as…

Watson powers the cognitive SOC

IBM has announced Watson for Cyber Security aimed at Security Operations Centres (SOC). It claims to be delivering cognitive computing to the SOC. Having spent a year feeding Watson over 1 million security documents IBM is now putting it to work. This is about giving the Security Operations (SecOps) teams access to data that their…

Symantec to acquire Blue Coat

Security vendor Symantec is to acquire rival Blue Coat as it looks to strengthen its position in the security market. At $4.65 billion this deal is almost double the value of Blue Coat when Bain Capital acquired it last year and will be a cash transaction. With Symantec already having committed to return most of…

New Cyber Security Hub in Australia

Optus Business has announced that it has joined forces with Macquarie University to launch a multi-disciplinary Cyber Security Hub. The joint venture is to be called the Optus Macquarie University Cyber Security Hub and will be open to other companies who want to join and provide additional resources and expertise. According to the press release:…

Nexthink gets $40 million for end-user analytics

End-user analytic company Nexthink has announced it has received an extra $40 million in new investment led by venture capital firm Highland Europe. In its press release Nexthink says that the money is earmarked for future product development and expansion of its global presence. This was a competitive funding round with Pedro Bados, CEO/President and…