Telefónica Acquires Cyber Security Firm iHackLabs (Fast Mode) Telefónica Tech, through its cybersecurity company ElevenPaths, this week announced the acquisition of iHackLabs
Snyk Closes $200M Series D as Valuation Surpasses $2.6B (PR Newswire) Developer-first security company Snyk has secured a $200 million investment, led by Addition, an investment firm founded to support visionary...
Ava completes unified security merger (ITWeb) The merger between Jazz Networks and Vaion positions Ava to deliver unified cyber and physical security solutions to organisations worldwide.
CRA Acquires Security Weekly to Advance Cybersecurity; Doug Manoni Quoted (Executive Gov) CyberRisk Alliance (CRA) has acquired Security Weekly, an authoritative podcast network serving the
CyberRisk Alliance acquires podcast and video company Security Weekly (SC Media) CyberRisk Alliance (CRA), the parent company of SC Media, announced the acquisition of podcast network Security Weekly. Established in 2005 by
KnowBe4 IPO Could Come Late 2020, Value Firm At Over $2B: Report (CRN) Security awareness training vendor KnowBe4 has engaged investment banks to help with preparations for a U.S. initial public offering (IPO), according to Reuters.
Samsung reportedly cutting off chip sales to Huawei (The Verge) New Trump administration sanctions take effect this month.
The Economic Impact Of Coronavirus On Crowdsourced Security Market Bugcrowd, Hackerone, Detectify, Synack.Com, Applause App Quality, Inc - Kewaskum Statesman News Journal (Kewaskum Statesman News Journal) Data Bridge Market Research has recently published the Global research Report Titled: “Crowdso
How one cybersecurity firm keeps its marketing human (Ad Age) Why White Ops avoids buzzwords, technical jargon and the hard sell.
New Research Shows that Breach and Attack Simulation Technology is Key for Managing Cyber Risk in a World of Growing Complexity (PR Newswire) XM Cyber, the multi-award-winning leader in breach and attack simulation (BAS) software, was recognized by Frost & Sullivan for offering a...
Warburg Pincus Nears Deal to Invest in Vista’s Infoblox (Yahoo) (Bloomberg) -- Private equity firm Warburg Pincus is in advanced talks to invest in Vista Equity Partners-controlled Infoblox Inc. in a deal that values the closely held technology company at more than $3 billion, including debt, according to people familiar with the matter.Infoblox, which makes software
CrowdStrike CEO sees 154% increase in cyber attacks YOY (Yahoo) CrowdStrike CEO George Kurtz joins Yahoo Finance's Zack Guzman to discuss the company's latest quarterly earnings results, which were better-than-expected.
Qualcomm’s Founder On Why the US Doesn’t Have Its Own Huawei (Wired) Plus: Wireless at the turn of the century, a highly anticipated question, and a surprise in the stratosphere.
Palo Alto Networks - More Than A Single Product Company; Now A Security Platform (Seeking Alpha) Reported a solid quarter, and the guidance was ahead. Shares are taking a break following management comments about the challenging spending environment and outlook for hardware sales.
2 Companies Ready For a Huge Cybersecurity Opportunity (The Motley Fool) The coronavirus pandemic may have forever altered how, and where, we work.
Palantir Opens Books To Investors Ahead Of NYSE Listing (Silicon UK) Controversial loss-making data intelligence company to lay out its business to investors ahead of unusual direct listing on New York Stock Exchange
Palantir Should Be Valued at a Substantial Discount To Its Bandied About $20 Billion Valuation (Bestgamingpro) Palantir Applied sciences, Peter Thiel’s software program firm that makes a speciality of huge information analytics, has turn out to be a topic of intense monetary curiosity because it gears as much as go public. As one of many greatest fairness listings of current instances, the corporate’s prospects and valuation necessitate a radical probe. Keep […]
Palantir filed to go public. The firm's unethical technology should horrify us (the Guardian) Palantir powers Ice immigration raids, the defense sector and police surveillance. It is the big tobacco of the tech world
Samsung Wins $6.6 Billion 5G Verizon Deal While Huawei Struggles (Bloomberg) Samsung Electronics Co. won a 7.9 trillion won ($6.6 billion) order to provide fifth-generation wireless solutions to Verizon Communications Inc. in the U.S., a big win for the electronics giant’s networking gear business.
Facing US sanctions, Huawei sells more stock to employees (Light Reading) As US trade sanctions bite, Huawei has decided to raise money by selling shares to employees.
Big Tech's online empires will one day fall (The Telegraph) Despite the scale of the world's largest tech companies, they too, will eventually face a decline of their own
Silicon Valley’s Culture Clash (New York Times) What explains the end of America’s love affair with tech?
KKR-backed cybersecurity start-up KnowBe4 readies IPO (Reuters) Cybersecurity startup KnowBe4 Inc, which helps train employees to detect phishing emails, is preparing for a U.S. initial public offering (IPO), people familiar with the matter said.
In amended filing, Palantir admits it won’t have independent board governance for up to a year (TechCrunch) When we leaked Palantir’s S-1 IPO filing a week and a half ago, one of the more bizarre components that came out of that document was the company’s corporate governance. In a unique three-class voting structure, Palantir founders Alex Karp, Stephen Cohen and Peter Thiel will be given a special “Cla…
First Look At Sumo Logic's IPO (Seeking Alpha) Sumo Logic, a machine data platform that has branded itself as a tool for "continuous intelligence," has filed to go public.
CyberCX continues NZ expansion with Insomnia Security purchase | ZDNet (ZDNet) Australia and New Zealand cybersecurity megamix adds first Kiwi acquisition.
CrowdStrike CEO Talks Security Partnerships and Online Store (MSSP Alert) CrowdStrike CEO George Kurtz describes security partner strategy with Okta, Proofpoint, Netskope, Illumio & more. Plus: Why CrowdStrike's online store is more than a store.
Important things to keep in mind before buying a Cyber Insurance policy (The Financial Express) While there are several cyber insurance plans available in the market, experts say to opt for the ones that are designed specifically to cover individuals against potential cyber threats and risks.
Scotland announces five new hubs to nurture tech startups (Computing) The hubs will support at least 300 startups with infrastructure, mentoring and training by 2025
Ermetic Wins TiE50 2020 Award as Top Startup (Yahoo) Being selected as a TiE50 2020 winner from companies that span all technologies is further validation for Ermetic's innovations and market opportunity
Exclusive: Anvilogic Lands $4.4M Seed For Collaborative SOC Content Platform (Crunchbase News) Detecting cyber threats is often difficult, but Anvilogic thinks it can be done through collaboration with other security domain experts.
Veterans as a Source of Cybersecurity Talent; Tim Callahan, Air Force Vet and Aflac SVP and Global CISO (Boots About Business) One source of cybersecurity talent is veterans because that have a natural inclination to protect information and gauging risk, according to Tim Callahan, SVP and global chief information security officer (CISO) at Aflac.
Lauren Knausenberger on LinkedIn: AFVentures Fellowship | 11 comments (LinkedIn) Another awesome opportunity for 25 lucky cyber colleagues in the DOD to fully immerse with top DOD cyber warriors and the best commercial cyber minds. ... 11 comments on LinkedIn
AFVentures Fellowship (Shift) Shift's AFVentures Fellowship connects the best and brightest from the United States Air Force with leading venture capital firms and technology startups for a six-week, highly intensive innovation immersion program.
7 tips for troops transitioning to civilian world from a former Navy officer and career coach (Military Times) For military personnel either in the process of transitioning to civilian life or soon looking forward to that life change, career coach and Navy veteran Tom Wolfe offers stories of triumph and misstep from other veterans who have been there.
‘Invest in Yourself,’ Female Federal CISOs Tell Women Seeking Cyber Jobs (Nextgov.com) Three female federal chief information security officers discussed how women can advance their careers in the cybersecurity field at a Wednesday webinar.
The Hidden Costs of Losing Security Talent (Dark Reading) One person's exit can set off a chain of costly events.
Scotland announces five new hubs to nurture tech startups (Computing) The hubs will support at least 300 startups with infrastructure, mentoring and training by 2025
Apple fires shot at Google in new privacy ad (Yahoo) Apple has released a new privacy-focused commercial that takes shots at competitors like Google and Amazon.
ReliaQuest Named Official Cybersecurity Partner of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Tampa Bay Buccaneers) Company’s GreyMatter platform will help protect the Buccaneers and their fans from cyber threats
Axis Security Named TiE50 Award Winner at TiEcon (PR Newswire) Axis Security, the secure application access company, today announced that it has been selected as a 2020 TiE50 Winner in the prestigious TiE50...
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Portshift Announces Availability of Cloud-Native Workload Protection P (PRWeb) Portshift, the cybersecurity industry’s leading provider of Kubernetes-native security solutions, today announced that the company's Cloud Workload Pro
Proofpoint Launches People-Centric Enterprise Data Loss Prevention (DLP) and Introduces Nexus People Risk Explorer (Proofpoint) Cybersecurity leader also enhances its CASB and BEC/EAC protection to reduce risk across all key channels
QOMPLX Launches The CMMC Pre-Assessment Solution To Better Prepare Defense Contractors For The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (PR Newswire) QOMPLX™, an intelligent decision platform provider, today announced the release of the CMMC Pre-Assessment, a solution to help prepare defense...
Netskope Unveils Cloud Threat Exchange, Enabling Peer-to-Peer Sharing of Threat Intelligence in the Cloud (Netskope) A first of its kind, with Cloud Threat Exchange, technology vendors and customers can share cloud threat intelligence with each other to improve their overall threat prevention posture.
Netskope's Cloud Threat Exchange Features Carbon Black, CrowdStrike (Channel Futures) Netskope's new Cloud Threat Exchange allows security vendors and customers to share cloud threat intelligence to improve response time to security threats.
Coder Unveils New Platform Capabilities as Enterprise Demand Grows (Coder) New Coder Enterprise offering -- free for 12-months and up to 10 users. New functionality for Secrets, Metrics and Multi-IDE support increase developer velocity and enrich the user experience
Breathe Technology responds to the security update from the DfE (Cambridge Network) As you may be aware, there is currently an increase in attacks affecting the education sector.
Fingerprints - Fingerprint Cards launches next-gen T-Shape® (T2) for contactless biometric payment cards – fastest, smallest, most secure and cost-efficient solution on the market (Fingerprints) Building on the success of market pilots and rollouts, and the knowledge from shipping over 1 billion sensors, the new combined sensor and software solution will reach a price below USD 3, and will enable global volume deployment of contactless biometric payment cards
Smarsh Enterprise Discovery Now Available Through Microsoft’s One Commercial Partner Program (BusinessWire) Smarsh®, enabling organizations to manage the risk and uncover the value within their electronic communications, today announced that Enterprise Disco
InfoComply Selects Acuant Verification To Improve Protection And Processing Of Personal Data (MarTech Series) Acuant announces partnership to help enterprise customers protect, save and process the personal data of consumers while procuring their valid consent
Volterra Unveils Distributed Load Balancer, API Gateway and API Security to Simplify and Secure Distributed Cloud-Native Applications (BusinessWire) Volterra , an innovator in distributed cloud services, today announced new capabilities for its VoltMesh service to provide globally distributed netwo
VMRay Signs Technology Partnership With Anomali Featuring Free Daily Malware Reports to Customers (GlobeNewswire) Leading Malware Analysis Solution Available Via Anomali ThreatStream Opens the Door for Security Teams to Unlock Unprecedented Threat Intelligence and Visibility
Attivo Networks covers 27 out of the 33 defense techniques identified in MITRE Shield (Intelligent CIO North America) Attivo Networks, an award-winning leader in cyber deception and attacker lateral movement threat detection, has announced that its solutions provide organizations with a vast majority – 82% – of the active defense measures presented in MITRE Shield. The ThreatDefend Platform components – ADSecure, BOTsink and Endpoint Detection Net (EDN) – represent the industry’s most comprehensive […]
Zoom Calls On CrowdStrike To Help Beef Up Security Posture (CRN) Zoom tapped CrowdStrike to help the videoconferencing giant protect its critical cloud and Linux workloads following the rapid transition to working and socializing from home.
RedLegg's Managed Security Services Now Powered by Palo Alto Network's Cortex XSOAR, Offers Automation Services (PR Newswire) RedLegg announced today that they have partnered with Palo Alto Networks, replacing their home-grown automation and analysis platform with...
Acronis SCS Hardened Backup Software Now Common Criteria-Certified (PR Newswire) Acronis SCS, an American cyber protection and edge data security company serving the US public sector, announced Acronis SCS Cyber Backup 12.5...
Offensive Security expands Proving Grounds family of training labs with PG Play and PG Practice (Help Net Security) Offensive Security introduced new products to the Proving Grounds family of training labs -- PG Play and PG Practice.
Verizon achieves milestone in future-proofing data from hackers (Verizon) Verizon is working today to ensure that communications tomorrow are safe from hackers.
Asia Pioneer, Blackpanda is Shaping Cyber Incident Response During COVID-19 (Yahoo) Blackpanda is hyper-focused on providing best-in-class digital forensics and cyber incident response. With a team of elite risk and cyber security experts from international special forces, intelligence, digital forensics, and law enforcement backgrounds, Blackpanda is shaping incident response and digital
ManTech Board of Directors Taps Kevin Phillips as Chair (WashingtonExec) ManTech CEO Kevin Phillips has been elected to serve as the company's chairman of the board of directors, succeeding co-founder George Pedersen as he
New Hire Announcement: Chief Revenue Officer - LiveView Technologies (PR Newswire) LiveView Technologies (LVT) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dave Norton as Chief Revenue Officer. Dave is now responsible for all...
Robert Cardillo makes Aussie connection (Intelligence Online) Robert Cardillo, the former head of the National Geospatial-intelligence Agency...
Okta appoints Alvina Antar as CIO (Information Age) Okta, the independent provider of identity for the enterprise, has announced the appointment of Alvina Antar as its new CIO
Darktrace appoints Head of Investor Relations (Cambridge Network) Darktrace, the world’s leading cyber AI company, announced that it has appointed Luk Janssens as Head of Investor Relations.
Former Optus cyber chief tapped to tackle LMNTRIX channel (ARN) Sydney-based cyber security firm LMNTRIX has appointed Simon Ractliffe, a former Optus head, to head up its channel drive as its vice president of strategic partnerships.
Ostendio Announces New President and COO (PR Newswire) Ostendio, a leading provider of integrated risk management software, announced that effective today, Marc Bandini has been appointed as...
KnowBe4 Adds New Independent Board Member Kevin Klausmeyer (PR Newswire) KnowBe4, the provider of the world's largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, today announced it has added Kevin...
Radiance Technologies Promotes Ms. Rita Hill to Executive Vice President for the National Security Sector (PR Newswire) Radiance Technologies, Inc. (Radiance) is pleased to announce the promotion of Ms. Rita Hill as the company's Executive Vice President for the...
Radiance Technologies Promotes Tim Tinsley as EVP of Defense (Executive Gov) Radiance Technologies has promoted Tim Tinsley as executive vice president for the company’s Defense
QinetiQ appoints Richard Ackerman as President of QinetiQ Canada (Advance) QinetiQ has appointed an experienced senior executive, Richard Ackerman, to lead realignment and renewed focus as the new President of its Canadian business.
Area 1 Security Appoints Steve Pataky as Chief Revenue Officer (PR Newswire) Area 1 Security, the first and only preemptive Cloud Email Security and anti-BEC fraud provider, today announced the appointment of noted...
Blake Moore Named Wickr Strategy, Operations VP; Joel Wallenstrom Quoted (ExecutiveBiz) Blake Moore, a 15-year Department of Defense veteran, has joined collaboration platforms provider Wi
Former Ford Motor Company CEO Mark Fields Joins the Board of Directors of Tanium (BusinessWire) Tanium, the provider of unified endpoint management and security built for the world's most demanding IT environments, today announced that Mark Field