Google is buying security firm Mandiant for $5.4-billion, adding heft as rivals Microsoft and Amazon also look to beef up security for their fast-growing cloud units.
Microsoft is considering making a bid for cybersecurity research and incident response company Mandiant, a source said.
Major global companies are facing pressure to fix what experts are calling one of the most serious software flaws in recent memory.
It reads like a bad spy novel: a secret unit of China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) is accused of spending the last seven years covertly infiltrating – or hacking – over a hundred large US corporations and stealing terabytes of sensitive data from their computer systems. Unit 61398 of the