Posts by Lee Weiner

3 min Detection and Response

Accelerating SecOps and Emergent Threat Response with the Insight Platform

Efficiency and streamlined operations are two areas where our team will continue to focus efforts in order to deliver value across Rapid7’s growing best-in-class portfolio, while enabling cross capability experiences that improve security team effectiveness.

2 min

Rapid7 Announces Intent to Acquire DivvyCloud

We are thrilled to announce that today we have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire DivvyCloud.

2 min

Rapid7 acquires Komand for security orchestration and automation

Today, Rapid7 announced the acquisition of Komand [https://www.komand.com/], an orchestration and automation solution for both security and IT teams [https://www.rapid7.com/solutions/security-orchestration-and-automation/]. You can read the formal announcement here [https://www.rapid7.com/about/press-releases/Rapid7-Acquires-Security-Orchestration-and-Automation-Company-Komand/] , but I wanted to share a little bit about why I'm so excited about this acquisition. Komand has been bold. They've b

2 min Application Security

Welcome AppSpider! NT OBJECTives Joins the Rapid7 Family

I'm pleased to announce that NT OBJECTives (NTO) -- the technology leader in Web Application Scanning and Dynamic Application Security Testing -- has joined the Rapid7 family. [http://www.rapid7.com/company/news/press-releases/2015/rapid7-acquisition-nt-objectives.jsp] This is an exciting day for both Rapid7 and NT Objectives to combine with an increased focus to help companies protect themselves from increasing threats facing web applications.  Protecting web applications has never been more im

4 min Cloud Infrastructure

2014 Predictions: Cloudy With a Chance of Data Loss

It's the start of a new year, and over the holidays I asked the security researchers and aficionados at Rapid7 to dust off their crystal balls, deal out their tarot cards, throw down their runes, and study their tea leaves to come up with predictions for security trends in 2014. Once they stopped heckling me, they did agree to share their insights for what we may see in the coming year, and without so much as a suggestion of killing a goat. Here are seven of their predictions (yes, yes, we like

3 min

7 Tips for Safe Online Shopping this Holiday Season

Based on the ads and holiday music bombarding us at every turn, ‘tis the season to get shopping. To avoid the crowds and craziness of the shopping centers, many will look to the internet for inspiration and convenience this holiday season.  In fact, analyst firm Forrester Research, predicts that online sales will grow 15% this holiday season, reaching $78.7 billion. This is good news for online retailers, but it's also a clear opportunity for criminals looking to make a profit from cyber attack