Citizens and civil advocates may be reeling from the revelations that various governments, including those of Malaysia and Singapore, were using spyware from Milan-based Hacking Team, but there are other implications that are just as severe, Gabey Goh reports
In 2012, cybersecurity company Blue Coat Systems Inc – having delisted from Nasdaq – embarked on an acquisition spree. "… it was pretty insane,” Blue Coat CTO and VP Dr Hugh Thompson tells Gabey Goh.
There is no doubt that Blue Coat Systems Inc has gone through a lot of changes in the last four years and has fallen off the radar, but the company is poised for a resurgence, says its CTO Dr Hugh Thompson.
With new trends like the Internet of Things, big data and mobility, today’s security startups have it tougher than they did a few years ago, and may require the guiding hand of industry veterans, ventured a Singapore Government executive.