Cyber security provider Palo Alta to acquire Demisto Inc for $560 million

Demisto develops and markets automation tools for information security management, including a chatbot that assists in handling tasks. Palo Alto Networks Inc, a cyber security company stated it would be acquiring Demisto Inc, a U.S.-Israeli information security firm for $560 million using cash and stock. Founded in 2015 by four McAfee executives, Demisto develops and…

Huawei 5G gets first foothold in Asia through Thailand

Thailand is more sensitive about the price of setting up its 5G networks than its national security. On Friday, despite calls from the United States to to its allies to bar China’s Huawei Technologies from building next generation mobile networks, Thailand launched a test bed for the Chinese telecom giant. Huawei is facing growing pressure…

France brings in bill amendments aimed at China’s Huawei Technologies

Despite facing international pressure on its business, Huawei has managed to secure 30 contracts to supply 5G equipment; it has already shipped 25,000 5G base stations. As per a report by French newspaper Les Echos, France is weighing its option for introducing a bill amendment so as to empower its defense and security institutions to…

SoftBank to replace Huawei’s 4G network equipment with Nokia and Ericsson equivalent

SoftBank will also source its 5G network equipment from Nokia and Ericsson rather than from Huawei: Nikkei In a significant development, Japan’s Nikkei has reported without citing sources, SoftBank Group Corp plans on replacing 4G network equipment from China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd with equivalent hardware from Nokia and Ericsson. Further, for its 5G network,…

Israeli cybersecurity firm Coronet partners with Dropbox

The partnership will extend Coronet’s expertise to millions of Dropbox users. Israeli cybersecurity firm Coronet has stated, it has entered into a partnership with Dropbox. The move brings millions of users within Coronet’s ambit of protection from possible hacker attacks. The partnership will see Coronet’s own security features merge with Dropbox’s own security settings, both…