Palo Alto Networks has announced that it's buying Tel Aviv-based Cyvera for $US200 million, including $US88 million in cash. The attraction is the Israeli company's TRAPS (Targeted Remote Attack Prevention System), an endpoint protection system for Windows machines, which PAN will add to its existing firewall and cloud security …
Remote Attack Prevention System ..
"Palo Alto Networks has announced that it's buying .. TRAPS (Targeted Remote Attack Prevention System), an endpoint protection system for Windows machines"
Technically speaking, how exactly does this remote attack prevention system work? Of course to be really effective, any such attack mitigation techniques need to be build right into the core OS and at the hardware level.
"Palo Alto Networks splashes $US200 million on Cyvera"
Splashes? This is El Reg - surely that should be 'spaffed'. Or is 'splash' a new euphemism for 'spaff'?
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