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Law Enforcement and IT Security Companies Join Forces Against Ransomware

The Dutch National Police, Europol, Intel Security and Kaspersky Lab have joined forces to launch an initiative called No More Ransom, a new step in the cooperation between law enforcement and the private sector to fight ransomware together. No More Ransom ( is a new online portal aimed at informing the public about the dangers of ransomware and helping victims to recover their data without having to pay ransom to cybercriminals. Ransomware is a top threat for EU law enforcement; almost two-thirds of EU Member States are conducting investigations into...

Jagdish Mahapatra Becomes New APAC Channel Chief Of Intel Security

As part of its global restructuring strategy, Intel Security has announced crucial changes in its India leadership. Jagdish Mahapatra, who was leading India and SAARC operations of the company, has been elevated to the role of APAC Channel head. Mahapatra will be reporting to Gavin Struthers, President, Asia Pacific for Intel Security Group. Intel Security has not yet revealed the name of the new India and SAARC head, but the company is expected to make an official announcement soon. In his new role, Mahapatra will lead the Channel and Alliances...

Intel’s Security Wing Up For Sale?

Intel is looking for a buyer for its Intel Security. Intel Security, previously called McAfee, was bought from the security firm McAfee back in 2011 for $7.7 billion (£5.75bn). Intel rebranded the company as Intel Security, and aimed to implement its security features at chip level, giving cyber-security a whole new dimension. It seems, though, six years later, the plan had failed. In any case, the sale of Intel Security would represent the biggest security business sale to date, so it might take a consortium of private equity backers to...