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Cisco ponies up $2.7B for Sourcefire

The move could help Cisco shore up its position in the network security industry after losing market share in the last few years to more competitive rivals including Palo Alto Networks and Check Point

By July 23, 2013


Sourcefire buys Immunet for $21 million

Network security company expands its cloud-based malware protection services with acquisition of start-up Immunet.

By January 5, 2011


Hacker claims breach of 79 banks, releases customer data

A week after announcing retirement, Reckz0r releases customer data ostensibly culled from bank computers.

By June 18, 2012


'Cloud' vs. 'source' in the battle of bland corporate names

Open source and cloud-computing start-ups have one thing in common: a tendency to wear their industry trend on their sleeves.

By March 12, 2010


Microsoft says security programs are paying off

Company releases progress report on three programs launched a year ago to identify security holes and patch them faster.

By July 27, 2009


Open-source M&A market keeps going with Sourcefire buying ClamAV

ClamAV is being bought (and improved by) Sourcefire. This is a win for the market and for Sourcefire. And for open source.

By August 17, 2007


Open-source companies log impressive growth

A few first-quarter data points, from organizations and products ranging from Funambol to Sourcefire to Firefox, suggest that open source is shining even amid a cloudy economy.

By May 1, 2009


Microsoft to offer hosted security for Exchange

Software giant announces its first Forefront-branded hosted security service, which is designed to keep spam and malware out of Exchange e-mail in-boxes.

By April 15, 2009


Adobe patches Flash hole

Adobe issues patch for Flash player vulnerability as worries over unpatched Adobe Reader hole mount.

By February 25, 2009


Nokia taps Sourcefire to secure corporate networks

Nokia security appliances will run Sourcefire's Intrusion Prevention System to offer businesses enhanced network security.

By August 29, 2006