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Today I am thrilled to announce that Lastline has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by VMware. The transaction has received the approval of both companies’ Boards, but is potentially subject to certain regulatory approvals. The transaction is expected to close in VMware’s...

Growth Through Acquisition Introduces New Risks When an organization acquires another company, the acquisition team must ensure it has security professionals involved in order to make sure that they don’t expose the acquiring company to threats that may exist undetected on the acquired company’s network. Far...

[NOTE: Dr. Kirda shared similar thoughts as part of our Lastline Speaks video series.] Like most of you, I'm stuck at home because of the COVID-19 virus. Two questions that I've been hearing a lot lately are: Is working remotely secure, and what kind of security...

The role of the Tier 1 Security Operations Center (SOC) Analyst varies across organizations, but almost always includes activities such as monitoring security dashboards to view events and alerts of potential threats, intrusions and indicators of compromise.  The Tier 1 analyst also typically performs initial...

[NOTE: Dr. Vigna shared similar thoughts as part of our Lastline Speaks video series.] The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way in which we relate to other people, carry out our work, and interact with various components of our business and security processes. There are a...