Silicon Valley Icons Jim Clark and Tom Jermoluk Launch “Beyond Identity” (Beyond Identity) $30 Million Round led by KDT and NEA to Fund Groundbreaking Innovation that Eliminates Passwords and Replaces them with a Chain of Trust™
Awake Security Raises Series C Investment to Fuel Expansion and Adoption of its Advanced Network Traffic Analysis Platform (BusinessWire) Awake Security announced a $36 million Series C financing led by Evolution Equity Partners with Energize Ventures and Liberty Global Ventures.
Onfido Secures $100 Million to Set New Identity Standard for Digital Access (Onfido) Led by TPG Growth, new funds to service global demand for identity verification and authentication
Lightspeed Boosts Three Funds With $4B (Crunchbase News) Latest fund is focused on Series A and B rounds, a larger fund primarily for later stage, and a third that will focus on investing internationally.
Capstone Headwaters advises Revolutionary Security on its Sale to Accenture LLP (Capstone Headwaters) Capstone Headwaters, a leading international investment banking firm, advised Revolutionary Security LLC (“RevSec” or “The Company”) on the sale of 100% of its membership interests to Accenture LLP.
With new vulnerability management tools, NeuVector aims to strengthens container security (SiliconANGLE) With new vulnerability management tools, NeuVector aims to strengthens container security - SiliconANGLE
Cyber Risks Impact on Mergers and Acquisitions (Infosecurity Magazine) In an acquisition, the purchasing organization also acquires the associated cybersecurity program and cyber risks.
As cybersecurity concerns grow, so does need for security professionals (Cincinnati Business Journal) Businesses in the U.S. and across the globe are under attack. State and city governments are, too. The enemy is invisible and so are its weapons.
Duff & Phelps Announces Completion of Acquisition by Investor Consortium (Yahoo) Duff & Phelps has announced the completion of its acquisition by a global investor consortium.
CFIUS Clearance: Capgemini and Leidos Cyber (The National Law Review) In 2018, Capgemini SE, a French multinational corporation providing consulting, professional, technology and outsourcing services announced that it had entered into an agreement to acquire Leidos Cyber, the “commercial cybersecurity arm” of the US company Leidos Holdings Inc.
Airbrake Raises $11M to Monitor for Coding Errors in Real-Time (AustinInno) Buggy apps mean lost opportunities for businesses everywhere.
Bugcrowd raises $30M in Series D to expand its bug bounty platform (TechCrunch) The bug bounty company has raised $80 million to date.
Huawei courts more developers in app rivalry with Google, Apple (ABS-CBN News) Huawei called on developers to join its growing app marketplace, present in some 400 million devices, as it released its second premium smartphone with its own mobile services front and center.
Why Palo Alto Networks Stock Dropped 11% in March (The Motley Fool) Investors sold off most cybersecurity specialists last month.
Gambling company to set aside $30 million to deal with cyber-attack fallout (ZDNet) In the middle of a merger, SBTech will have $30 million placed in escrow to deal with the repercussions of a suspected ransomware infection.
Helping existing customers is key for Forcepoint channel (MicroscopeUK) Recently appointed EMEA vice-president of sales shares his view of how Forcepoint channel will get through the coronavirus and grow in the future.
Coalfire's Bayerkohler Wins Women Leaders In Technology Award (The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel) Coalfire, a provider of cybersecurity advisory and assessment services, announced today that Anne Bayerkohler, director of quality and compliance at Coalfire, has been
Navy, Senate Researching Cyber Services (Nextgov.com) The Navy is putting feelers out for an intelligence analyst, while the Senate explores the landscape for penetration testing.
Secretive big data company Palantir expects $1 billion in revenue this year and to break even for the first time in its 16-year history (Business Insider) Palantir is reportedly preparing for an IPO. It's known for its work with government organizations, including its controversial contracts with ICE.
Zscaler snaps up cloud security startup Cloudneeti (SiliconANGLE) Publicly traded cybersecurity provider Zscaler Inc. today said it’s acquiring Cloudneeti Corp., a Seattle startup that helps companies find configuration-related vulnerabilities in their cloud applications.
German security firm Avira has been acquired by Investcorp at a $180M valuation (TechCrunch) Mergers and acquisitions largely grinded to a halt at the end of March, in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic spreading around the world, but today comes news of a deal out of Europe that underscores where pockets of activity are still happening. Avira, a cybersecurity company based out of German…
Akamai CEO Touts Traffic Growth on its Platform, Warns of Increased Cybersecurity Risks (Media & Entertainment Services Alliance) Akamai saw global traffic on its platform grow 30% over the past month as Internet usage soared around the world amid the coronavirus crisis, according to Akama
Closing the cyber skills gap: Nine perspectives on Cyber 9/12 (Atlantic Council) On March 20-21, 2020, the Atlantic Council Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative executed its first-ever virtual Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge.
Cybersecurity and Compliance Experts Approved as BuyBoard Vendor (Yahoo) CampusGuard, a full service cybersecurity and compliance services firm focused on the specific needs of education institutions, state and local governments, agencies, and healthcare providers has been awarded a competitively procured BuyBoard National Purchasing Cooperative agreement for Software Services
F5 Updates End-to-End App Security with Optimized AI and Broadened Portfolio (Integration Developer News) F5 is bringing AI and machine learning to the tricky job of balancing app performance with security and protection. F5’s latest app-centric security rollout now sports technology from recently acquired Shape Security.
F5 on the hunt for DevOps channel specialists (MicroscopeUK) Security player is keen to make sure it has the resellers signed up to support its recent acquisitions.
Cybersecurity Engineer Interview Questions: 4 Ways to Prepare (Dice Insights) Cybersecurity engineer interview questions can take many forms, but all serve a singular purpose: Allowing a potential employer to evaluate how well you
Bugcrowd Announces Record Growth, Secures $30 Million in Series D Funding (PR Newswire) Bugcrowd, the #1 crowdsourced security company, today announced record year-over-year growth, including 100% bookings growth in the North...
Accenture acquires cybersecurity startup Revolutionary Security (ZDNet) Revolutionary Security's portfolio includes services for risk assessment, breach and attack simulation testing, and designing and building security programs
Santa Barbara cybersecurity startup MixMode gets $4M in funding (Pacific Coast Business Times) Santa Barbara cybersecurity startup MixMode secured $4 million in Series A funding April 7, coinciding with the launch of its artificial intelligence-based platform for large enterprise data networ…
Estonia signs contract for development of NATO Cyber Range command platform (ERR) The Estonian Center for Defense Investment (ECDI) has concluded a framework agreement with Guardtime OÜ and GT Cyber Technologies OÜ, the object of which is to develop an automated command and development platform for the NATO Cyber Range over a period of four years.
UK's Spamhaus signs Rivium as first Aussie partner (CRN Australia) Tesserent subsidiary becomes exclusive Australian reseller.
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Heficed Introduces a Service to Combat IP Address Abuse (Heficed) Press release from Heficed: Cyber-Threat Ready: Heficed Introduces a Service to Combat IP Address Abuse.
IronNet Enhances Platform with Innovative Threat Landscape Visualization to Operationalize Collective Defense (IronNet Cybersecurity) New IronDome Detection Dashboard delivers unmatched real-time visibility, collaboration and knowledge sharing to drive cyber defense
Growing Cybercrime Sophistication Inspires New Security Strategies (PR Newswire) Coalfire, a provider of cybersecurity advisory and assessment services, today introduced its proprietary Threat Modeling and Attack Simulation...
iProov Brings Biometric Authentication to the Web Browser (BusinessWire) iProov, the world’s leading provider of biometric authentication technology, today announced the launch of iProov Web, bringing genuine presence assur
Tencent Taps HackerOne’s Global Community of White Hat to Boost Cybersecurity (HackerOne) Leading Internet Services Provider Invites Ethical Hackers to Join in their Bug Bounty Program
Click Armor launches gamified assessment that tests business phishing vulnerability (Help Net Security) "Can We Be Phished?" is a new, freely available gamified cybersecurity awareness training from Click Armor, the Continuous Cybersecurity Awareness Platform.
Enveil Delivers ZeroReveal Machine Learning for Secure Advanced Decisioning (Globe Newswire) Extending the company’s privacy-preserving offerings, ZeroReveal® ML expands the magnitude of enterprise machine learning capabilities through secure collaboration
PolySwarm's threat intel tool now integrated with leading SOAR platform, ThreatConnect (Business Insider) Now it's even easier for cyber threat analysts to tap into PolySwarm for file reputation and threa...
King & Union Awarded U.S. GSA IT Schedule 70 Contract (King & Union) King & Union today announced it has been awarded a five year U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) IT Schedule 70 contract to provide its Avalon Cyber Analysis Platform to U.S. public sector agencies.
BlackBerry Strengthens Automotive and Embedded Software Portfolio with QNX Black Channel Communications Technology (BlackBerry) New solution provides peace of mind within safety-critical systems
Payspan Employs Datadobi to Help Simplify Healthcare Payments (Datadobi) Healthcare’s leading provider of payment and reimbursement solutions migrates business-critical financial data with DobiMigrate – helps Payspan meet PCI and HIPAA compliance regulations mandates.
Dell unveils new PC security capabilities (CRN Australia) To help secure businesses during remote-work deployments
Dell releases new tool to detect BIOS attacks (ZDNet) Dell makes new tool named SafeBIOS Events & Indicators of Attack available for download for all Dell commercial PCs.
Palo Alto Networks Secures FedRAMP 'In Process' Milestone for Prisma Access (PR Newswire) Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW), the global cybersecurity leader, today announced that PrismaTM Access has achieved the designation of "In...
Edison Software Talks Email Cybersecurity (PYMNTS.com) Edison Software discusses the role of the email service in combatting the business email compromise scam, as well as its new email service OnMail.
Let's authenticate: Beyond Identity pitches app-wrapped certificate authority (Register) Enclave-bound service aims to be another nail in the password coffin
Congrats To The USAF and Wickr: This news could mean significant reduction in several key cyber risks for critical missions (CTOvision.com) I’ve know and used Wickr for quite a while. We use the pro version at OODA and strongly endorse it to all our OODA members (and even provide a discount to members wanting their own pro version here). We also use it whenever possible for business discussions external to the company. We have kicked the …
TransArmor Personal Data Protection from Fiserv tokenizes and encrypts personal data (Help Net Security) TransArmor Personal Data Protection from Fiserv, incorporating data security technology from Protegrity, helps businesses secure consumers’ personal data.
Social Distancing and Isolation—A Good Idea for You and Your Browser (Menlo Security) Just as physical isolation helps keep us virus free in the age of COVID-19, browser isolation does the same thing for your laptop or mobile device. As companies struggle to handle the sudden shift to a remote workforce, some are turning to cloud-based solutions to protect their users
How LoginRadius Can Help Retailers and E-commerce Industry to Manage Customer Identities (Security Boulevard) As the retail and e-commerce industry enters the new era of digitalization, customer experience while interacting with a brand has taken a giant leap forward. It has in fact, pushed products and services as a secondary entity to the overall shopping experience. They are no longer the driving motivation for shoppers to approach a store.
Appdome Joins Check Point Technology Partner Program, Introduces Appdome for SandBlast App Protect (PR Newswire) Appdome, the industry defining, no-code mobile integration and solutions platform, today announced that it has joined Check Point Software...
Illusive Networks Integrates with Infoblox to Speed Deployment (PR Newswire) Illusive Networks, the leader in distributed deception-based cyber defense solutions, today announced an out-of-the-box integration with...
AttackIQ Added to the Department of Homeland Security’s Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation Approved Products List (BusinessWire) AttackIQⓇ, the leading independent vendor in the breach and attack simulation market, in conjunction with their GSA Schedule partner, RockITek, today
Box to Reduce Risk of Security Breaches and Cyber-Attacks With New Automated Malware Detection and Controls in Box Shield (MarTech Series) Box Sets New Standard for Mitigating Malware Attacks by Neutralizing Malicious Files
Facebook’s new Tuned chat app lets couples keep their mush private (Naked Security) If you’re OK with Facebook getting your phone number and storing your love notes, photos, shared daily diary and more, then Tune away, baes.
Roger Hale Joins BigID as Chief Security Officer (Security Magazine) BigID, data-centric personal data privacy and protection company, announced the appointment of Roger Hale to Chief Security Officer. As CSO, Roger brings more than 35 years of information security experience spanning venture capital, cloud, data management and more.
Optiv Hires Deloitte Stalwart Kevin Lynch as Chief Executive Officer (BusinessWire) Optiv Security today announced that it has named Kevin Lynch as the company’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective April 17, 2020.
Jaya Baloo, a recognized cybersecurity professional joins Nixu Corporation Board of Directors (News Powered by Cision) European cybersecurity company Nixu is pleased to...
Perspecta brings back former SAIC, HPE exec (Washington Technology) Perspecta hires two-decade market veteran and former SAIC and HPE executive Orlando Figueredo to help lead business development functions.
Incoming IBM CEO Arvind Krishna faces monumental challenges on multiple fronts (TechCrunch) Arvind Krishna is not the only CEO to step into a new job this week, but he is the only one charged with helping turn around one of the world’s most iconic companies. Adding to the degree of difficulty, he took the role in the midst of a global pandemic and economic crisis. No pressure [&hell…
ForgeRock Appoints New Chief Technology Officer (Globe Newswire) Globally recognized technologist Eve Maler will draw on 20 years of digital identity and security experience to help shape the company’s next stage of growth and innovation
AttackIQ Strengthens Leadership Team with New Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Director of Cybersecurity Strategy and Policy (BusinessWire) AttackIQⓇ, the leading independent vendor of breach and attack simulation solutions, today announced the appointments of Julie O'Brien as chief market
Claroty Deepens Leadership Bench With of Chief Financial and CPO (AiThority) Claroty, the global leader in industrial cybersecurity, announced the appointment of Udi Bar Sela as CFO and Grant Geyer as CPO.
Former Homeland Security Advisor Tom Bossert Joins Beacon Global Strategies' Board of Advisors (Yahoo) Beacon Global Strategies (BGS) is pleased to announce that Mr. Thomas P. Bossert, who most recently served as Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, has joined the firm's Board of Advisors.
GroupSense Names Adam Bregenzer Chief Technology Officer and Jeffrey Duran Chief Marketing Officer (PR Newswire) GroupSense, a digital risk protection company, today announced it has named Adam Bregenzer as chief technology officer and Jeffrey Duran as...
Cofense Announces Key Additions to Leadership Team Including Former Proofpoint Executive (PR Newswire) On the heels of one of the strongest quarters in company history, Cofense® , the global leader in intelligent phishing defense solutions, today...
Claroty Deepens Leadership Bench with Appointment of Chief Financial and Chief Product Officers (PR Newswire) Claroty, the global leader in industrial cybersecurity, today announced the appointment of Udi Bar Sela as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and...
SecureSky Accelerates as it Expands its Board of Directors (The Norfolk Daily News ) SecureSky, a leader in cloud security and compliance solutions, announced that veteran executive William E. Fisher has joined the company's Board of Directors,
Secureworks appoints Baghdadi as Regional Sales Director (Trade Arabia) Secureworks, a leading global cybersecurity company that protects organisations in a digitally connected world, has appointed Nader Baghdadi as its new Middle East Regional Sales Director, focusing on the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) markets.
Turturro Brings Space, Cyber Expertise to Parsons Talent Acquisition (PR Newswire) Parsons Corporation (NYSE: PSN) announced today the addition of Dana Turturro as the company's senior vice president of talent acquisition....