Dark Reading is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Comments
Trend Micro Buys Immunio
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View
Page 1 / 2   >   >>
Joe Stanganelli
50%
50%
Joe Stanganelli,
User Rank: Ninja
11/30/2017 | 8:28:25 PM
Re: Acquisition
@Dr.T: What they're lacking even more of is unikernel security -- which, frankly, is probably more effective (and, arguably, more efficient). It's kind of a shame unikernels seem to get the short shrift compared to containers.
RyanSepe
50%
50%
RyanSepe,
User Rank: Ninja
11/30/2017 | 8:57:13 AM
Re: Acquisition
@Joe. If this approach has indeed fallen out of favor then the move to acquire Immunio will have a large degree of luck involved for future profitability. It will depend on how the attack vectors mature in the coming years. If virtualization proves to be less effective then currently theorized, this could push TM even further down the competitive ladder. 
Joe Stanganelli
50%
50%
Joe Stanganelli,
User Rank: Ninja
11/29/2017 | 8:34:36 PM
Re: Acquisition
@Ryan: I've seen reports that sandboxing and security via virtualization has fallen out of favor, but I'm not so sure -- and this development-oriented move could be just the sort of thing to help keep TM competitive in an area where others are sneering.
Joe Stanganelli
50%
50%
Joe Stanganelli,
User Rank: Ninja
11/29/2017 | 8:32:58 PM
Re: Trend Micro
@Dr. T: Well, TM still is the default install on a lot of factory-shipped Dells, isn't it? That no doubt helps their market share.
RyanSepe
50%
50%
RyanSepe,
User Rank: Ninja
11/28/2017 | 11:07:14 AM
Re: Trend Micro
If it doesn't help get them back into the game this could mark the beginning of the end for trend. Possibly another acquisition in the works...
RyanSepe
50%
50%
RyanSepe,
User Rank: Ninja
11/28/2017 | 11:06:05 AM
Re: Acquisition
"I would say container security, the industry is lacking of it today."


I would agree that there definitely is a shortage but Immunio is not the only container based security firm. It would just be nice to be a fly on the wall to see what went into the decision making process.
Dr.T
50%
50%
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
11/28/2017 | 10:57:29 AM
Cloud reach
"Run-time operations located both on-premise and in the cloud"

This may be another advantage for Trend Micro to capture, there is more company having an hybrid cloud solutions today so something that works for both cloud and on-prem would be a good option.
Dr.T
50%
50%
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
11/28/2017 | 10:54:06 AM
Trend Micro
I think Trend Micros lost the ground a little bit in the industry in recent years, this new company may help them to get back in the game.
Dr.T
50%
50%
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
11/28/2017 | 10:51:01 AM
Re: Acquisition
"I wonder what the major form factors are for the selection of Immunio"

I would say container security, the industry is lacking of it today.
Dr.T
50%
50%
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
11/28/2017 | 10:49:55 AM
Re: Acquisition
"Larger businesses purchasing smaller ones to fill in gaps for their own platform is becoming increasingly more common"

Yes, that seems to be the trend. Like Facebook, buying other startups and expending it user base.
Page 1 / 2   >   >>


Stop Defending Everything
Kevin Kurzawa, Senior Information Security Auditor,  2/12/2020
Small Business Security: 5 Tips on How and Where to Start
Mike Puglia, Chief Strategy Officer at Kaseya,  2/13/2020
5 Common Errors That Allow Attackers to Go Undetected
Matt Middleton-Leal, General Manager and Chief Security Strategist, Netwrix,  2/12/2020
Register for Dark Reading Newsletters
White Papers
Video
Cartoon
Current Issue
6 Emerging Cyber Threats That Enterprises Face in 2020
This Tech Digest gives an in-depth look at six emerging cyber threats that enterprises could face in 2020. Download your copy today!
Flash Poll
How Enterprises Are Developing and Maintaining Secure Applications
How Enterprises Are Developing and Maintaining Secure Applications
The concept of application security is well known, but application security testing and remediation processes remain unbalanced. Most organizations are confident in their approach to AppSec, although others seem to have no approach at all. Read this report to find out more.
Twitter Feed
Dark Reading - Bug Report
Bug Report
Enterprise Vulnerabilities
From DHS/US-CERT's National Vulnerability Database
CVE-2019-20477
PUBLISHED: 2020-02-19
PyYAML 5.1 through 5.1.2 has insufficient restrictions on the load and load_all functions because of a class deserialization issue, e.g., Popen is a class in the subprocess module. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2017-18342.
CVE-2019-20478
PUBLISHED: 2020-02-19
In ruamel.yaml through 0.16.7, the load method allows remote code execution if the application calls this method with an untrusted argument. In other words, this issue affects developers who are unaware of the need to use methods such as safe_load in these use cases.
CVE-2011-2054
PUBLISHED: 2020-02-19
A vulnerability in the Cisco ASA that could allow a remote attacker to successfully authenticate using the Cisco AnyConnect VPN client if the Secondary Authentication type is LDAP and the password is left blank, providing the primary credentials are correct. The vulnerabilities is due to improper in...
CVE-2015-0749
PUBLISHED: 2020-02-19
A vulnerability in Cisco Unified Communications Manager could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to conduct a cross-site scripting (XSS) attack on the affected software. The vulnerabilities is due to improper input validation of certain parameters passed to the affected software. An attacker ...
CVE-2015-9543
PUBLISHED: 2020-02-19
An issue was discovered in OpenStack Nova before 18.2.4, 19.x before 19.1.0, and 20.x before 20.1.0. It can leak consoleauth tokens into log files. An attacker with read access to the service's logs may obtain tokens used for console access. All Nova setups using novncproxy are affected. This is rel...