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Northrop Grumman will sell its Federal IT business for $3.4 billion. NortonLifeLock acquires Avira. Dragos secures $110 million in Series C funding.
At a glance.
- Northrop Grumman will sell its Federal IT business for $3.4 billion.
- NortonLifeLock acquires Avira.
- Dragos secures $110 million in Series C funding.
Mergers and acquisitions.
Northrop Grumman is selling its Federal IT and mission support business to Veritas Capital for $3.4 billion. The private equity firm plans to combine the acquired business with Peraton, a Veritas portfolio company formed from the government IT business of Harris Corporation. Northrop Grumman's press release states that the company "expects to use the sale proceeds primarily for share repurchases, to offset dilution from the transaction, and for debt retirement." Peraton's president and CEO Stu Shea stated, "Our differentiated, complementary solutions and deep relationships with our respective customer bases give us the scale and resources to continue to address the evolving needs of government customers. The transaction will also expand our presence in both the federal civil and health marketplaces while continuing to add to our capabilities in the mission-critical IT domain."
Sunnyvale, California-based Fortinet has acquired Panopta, an IT operations management provider headquartered in Chicago, ARN reports. According to Zacks, "Fortinet's Security Fabric will be combined with Panopta's SaaS-based Hybrid scalable network monitoring and diagnostics platform. This will enable Fortinet to provide a comprehensive network and security operations management solution to its customers. Additionally, it will facilitate enhancements in the enterprise’s hybrid network infrastructure security and performance, powered by Fortinet's security solutions."
Sunnyvale-based Juniper Networks will acquire Menlo Park-headquartered data center network automation company Apstra. Juniper's CEO Rami Rahim stated, "Adding Apstra's intent-based networking and automated closed loop assurance advances our vision to transform data center operations. With the combination of Juniper and Apstra, customers get the best infrastructure and fabric management with integrated design, deployment and automated root cause identification and remediation to satisfy any Data Center environment."
Mountain View, California-headquartered NortonLifeLock will acquire German antivirus company Avira from London-based Investcorp for $360 million. Investcorp managing director Gilbert Kamieniecky stated, "We believe this transaction reflects our ability to quickly execute an ambitious organic and inorganic growth strategy alongside a Company's management team. The opportunity to combine Avira with NortonLifeLock was too compelling to ignore, for the organization and we wish the company the best as it builds a strong European footprint for the combined entity."
Massachusetts-based single-sign-on provider Imprivata has acquired Florida-headquartered analytics and insider threat detection company FairWarning. Imprivata stated, "The combination of Imprivata and FairWarning solutions provide customers with a single Digital Identity platform that integrates role-based access controls, robust identity governance, and critical data privacy compliance."
Minneapolis-based penetration testing company NetSPI has acquired Silent Break Security, a pentesting firm based in Utah. The company stated, "Through this acquisition, NetSPI will broaden its footprint to create a complete package for offensive cyber security and attack surface management. With the integration of Silent Break Security's manual testing team, along with its proprietary software platforms and toolsets, NetSPI will improve its ability to scale up vulnerability management programs to meet client needs." Silent Break Security's founder and CEO Brady Bloxham will become NetSPI's Chief Technology Officer.
Investments and exits.
Maryland-based industrial cybersecurity company Dragos has secured $110 million in a Series C round co-led by National Grid Partners and Koch Disruptive Technologies, with participation from Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures (SAEV), Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and existing investors AllegisCyber, Canaan, DataTribe, Energy Impact Partners, and Schweitzer Engineering Labs. Dragos's co-founder and CEO Rob Lee said the investment "will enable us to fully meet this moment for our customers by advancing the innovative technology at the center of our Dragos Platform, expanding our global footprint, and continuing to recruit the world’s most elite team of ICS/OT cybersecurity experts."
New York-based passwordless authentication provider Beyond Identity has raised $75 million in a Series B round led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA), with participation from Jim Clark and Koch Disruptive Technologies, VentureBeat reports. The company will use the funding "to fuel further innovation of its industry-leading, advanced passwordless identity platform and to build a global footprint, including the acceleration of distribution channels, OEM partners, and international sales and support."
Los Angeles-based cloud security provider Orca Security has raised $55 million in a Series B round led by ICONIQ Growth, with participation from existing investors GGV Capital, YL Ventures, and Silicon Valley CISO Investments. Orca stated that the funding will be used "further [expand] its cloud security and compliance capabilities. By the end of 2021, Orca Security plans to have nearly tripled its R&D team since its A round in May of 2020. It is also boosting its sales team to nearly 30 people to meet global product and customer demand. The company also plans to open new sales offices in the UK and Australia to serve the European and APAC markets."
Mountain View-headquartered cyber insurance company At-Bay has raised $34 million in a Series C round led by Qumra Capital, with participation from M12 and existing investors Acrew Capital, Khosla Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and Munich Re Ventures, TechCrunch reports. TechCrunch says the company plans to use the funding "to grow its team and launch new products, while improving its automated underwriting platform that allows companies to get instant cyber insurance quotes."
Palo Alto, California-based API security provider Salt Security has raised $30 million in a Series B round led by Sequoia Capital, with participation from existing investors Tenaya Capital, S Capital VC, and Y Combinator. Salt says the funding "funding will enable the company to accelerate its business in 2021 more rapidly, with a focus on investing in product development, sales and marketing, and customer acquisition."
London-headquartered file-based threat detection company Glasswall has raised £18 million (US$24 million) in equity capital from "IPGL, Lord Spencer's private investment group, and a number of other high net worth investors including Lord Rose, Chairman of Ocado, Lance Uggla, Chairman and CEO of IHS Markit, and Andy Bell, founder and CEO of AJ Bell." Glasswall will use the funds to advance its "next stage of growth with a focus on product development, engineering, sales and marketing."
Palo Alto-based customer data privacy vault provider Skyflow has raised $17.5 million in a Series A round led by Canvas Ventures, with participation from existing investor Foundation Capital. Skyflow plans to use the funding to "[i]nvest aggressively to build out its sales and marketing organization," "[e]xpand its product portfolio with vertical-specific vaults for finance, health and B2C companies," and "[h]ire engineering and operations teams to serve the needs of a growing list of customers."
BetaKit reports that Montreal- and San Diego-based managed detection and response provider GoSecure has raised an additional $14 million in an oversubscribed Series E round led by W Investments Group, with guidance from Yaletown Partners (which led GoSecure's initial $21 million Series E round in June 2020). The investment brings the total Series E funding to $35 million.
Marshall, Virginia-based identity and authentication company CySecure has received an undisclosed amount in seed funding from the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT), a nonprofit based in Richmond, Virginia. The company's press release stated, "CySecure successfully completed MACH37’s 90-day program, designed to accelerate a startup’s path to a sustainable business model. CySecure has made significant progress towards launching the general availability of their product and will use this investment for product development."
Allegion has named Tim Eckersley as Senior Vice President of Allegion International, a new business unit that will be established on January 1st, 2021 as a consolidation of the company's EMEA and Asia-Pacific units. Eckersley currently serves as Senior Vice President of Allegion's Americas region.
Salient Systems has added Tom Bogan and Lane Bess to its board of directors. Bogan currently serves as Vice Chairman of Workday. Bess is the founder of Bess Ventures and Advisory, and has previously served as COO at Zscaler and CEO of Palo Alto Networks.
Cloud Visibility Firm Orca Security Raises $55 Million (SecurityWeek) US and Israel-based cloud visibility firm Orca Security raises $55 million in a Series B funding round, which brings the total raised by the company to $82 million.
Fortinet snaps up network monitoring vendor Panopta (ARN) Network security vendor Fortinet has acquired software-as-a-service monitoring vendor Panopta.
Cyber insurance startup At-Bay raises $34M Series C, adds M12 as a new investor (TechCrunch) The cyber insurance company plans to grow its team and launch new products
Peraton's 'transformative' deal to buy Northrop's IT business boosts both, experts say (Washington Business Journal) The anticipated divestiture hones Northrop's strategic priorities while tripling the size of Peraton.
WISeKey signs a $15.5 million high growth capital investment agreement with Alpha Blue Ocean to finance the acquisition of arago and integration of Artificial Intelligence on its Cybersecurity platform (GlobeNewswire) WISeKey signs a $15.5 million high growth capital investment agreement with Alpha Blue Ocean to finance the acquisition of arago and integration of Artificial Intelligence on its Cybersecurity platform
Juniper Buys Apstra in Move Toward Self-Driving Data Center Network (Data Center Knowledge) The startup’s intent-based networking technology automates network configuration, deployment, and management, moving Juniper closer to its self-driving network vision.
Former Auth0 exec hiring for new stealthy security startup (Portland Business Journal) Joan Pepin left Auth0 this fall to launch her own security startup to help companies secure data more efficiently and effectively.
Five things to know about FireEye, the Milpitas cybersecurity firm that thinks it was attacked by Russia (Silicon Valley Business Journal) Here's a primer on the Milpitas company, one of the world's largest cybersecurity companies, which announced that it had been attacked by a “nation with top-tier offensive capabilities."
FireEye Stock Falls After Company Says It Was Hit By A ‘State-Sponsored’ Cyber Attack (Barron's) The cyber security company said “we are witnessing an attack by a nation with top-tier offensive capabilities.”
FireEye shares drop 7.5% after revealing hackers targeted security testing tools (NASDAQ:FEYE) (SeekingAlpha) In a regulatory filing, FireEye (NASDAQ:FEYE) reveals that it "recently was attacked by a highly sophisticated cyber threat actor, one whose discipline, operational security, and techniques lead us to believe it was a state-sponsored attack."The actions were designed to specifically target and attack FireEye.
FireEye Drops After Cybersecurity Company Says It Was Hacked (Bloomberg) Attackers from ‘a nation with top-tier offensive capabilities’. Breach was discovered after company found a suspicious login.
FireEye hack looks unlikely to disrupt cybersecurity momentum: At the Open (NASDAQ:FEYE) (SeekingAlpha) The premarket drop in FireEye (FEYE, -10%) is a big pothole in the recent trajectory of the stock. But it looks like the broader cybersecurity sector can keep its upward path from a technical perspective.FireEye disclosed late yesterday a security breach and theft of Red Team tools it uses to test vulnerabilities in systems that analysts called “undoubtedly concerning” and “clearly a negative.”Shares had made some bullish moves with respect to technical levels recently, but are set to lose that ground at the open today.FEYE is indicated to start trading at $13.85.
After cybersecurity attack, Israel reconsiders its tender with Shirbit insurance company (CTECH) Shirbit is one of the leading vehicle insurance companies for government employees, but after its system was hacked and personal information made public, Israel is reconsidering renewing the contract
CrowdStrike: Expanding Its Market Opportunity (Seeking Alpha) Cybercrime is expected to cost the world $10.5 trillion by 2025, making it the 3rd largest economy.
Mark Zuckerberg threatened to end Facebook’s UK investment in private 2018 meeting with digital chief, warning over ‘anti-tech’ tone (TechCrunch) Round of applause for the Bureau of Investigative Journalism — which fought for two years to obtain details of a closed door meeting between Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and the UK secretary of state in charge of digital issues at the time, Matt Hancock (now health secretary). Freedom of …
Tenable founders launch new cybersecurity foundation with $1M in grants (Washington Business Journal) Investment firm Gula Tech Adventures is launching the Gula Tech Foundation with a goal of providing millions of dollars in competitive grants to cybersecurity nonprofits around the country.
Cybersecurity & Privacy Group Of The Year: Edelson (Law360) Edelson PC won initial approval of a $650 million cash settlement in a biometric privacy case against Facebook and retained a $925 million jury verdict against dietary supplement marketer ViSalus in an unauthorized robocall suit, landing it among Law360's 2020 Cybersecurity & Privacy Practice Groups of the Year.
Cyber security firm to open new EMEA HQ in Manchester and double city headcount (Business Live) Its new HQ will offer collaborative working hubs and an event space at the famous tower
Dragos Announces Record-Setting $110M Investment in Industrial Cybersecurity with Series C Funding (BusinessWire) ICS/OT cybersecurity firm Dragos has secured $110 million in Series C funding from investors representing some of the world’s largest corporations
Cybersecurity Firm Dragos Raises $110 Million as Industrial Facilities Face New Threats (Wall Street Journal) Cybersecurity firm Dragos has raised $110 million in new funding.
Salt Security Raises $30 Million in Series B Funding, Cementing Leadership Position in API Security (BusinessWire) Salt Security announces that it has raised $30 million in Series B funding led by Sequoia Capital.
Beyond Identity Raises $75 Million to Take Customers Beyond Passwordless to the Identity Platform of the Future | Beyond Identity (Beyond Indentity) Funds Will be Used to Advance “Passwordless” Into the Era of Continuous Authentication and Meet Exploding Demand for the Company’s Advanced Passwordless Identity Platform
Here's the 11-slide pitch deck a startup that analyzes consumers' digital behavior to fight fraud used to raise a $7 million Series A (Business Insider) Neuro-ID analyzes behavioral data like how users tap, type, and scroll, to fight fraud and help financial services companies boost conversion.
Northrop Grumman to Sell Federal IT and Mission Support Business to Veritas Capital for $3.4 Billion (Northrop Grumman Newsroom) Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) and Veritas Capital, today announced that Peraton, an affiliate of Veritas, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Northrop Grumman’s federal IT and mission support...
Raytheon Technologies Board of Directors Authorizes $5 Billion Share Repurchase Program (PR Newswire) Raytheon Technologies' (NYSE: RTX) Board of Directors authorized today the repurchase of up to $5 billion of the company's outstanding common...
Cisco reveals San Jose layoffs months after announcing $1B in cost cuts (Silicon Valley Business Journal) The networking giant announced plans for $1 billion in cost cuts in August. The hammer has apparently dropped on details of how many employees are affected.
Is Huawei leaving its US customers high and dry? (Light Reading) Some companies have suggested that Huawei is no longer supporting its existing US customers amid government actions against the Chinese vendor. But others say that's not true.
Cybersecurity & Privacy Group Of The Year: DiCello Levitt (Law360) DiCello Levitt Gutzler LLC helped consumers impacted by Equifax's massive data breach secure a deal that requires the credit reporting giant to shell out more than $1 billion and scored a ruling that kept alive multidistrict litigation over a cyberattack at hotel chain Marriott, earning it a spot among Law360's 2020 Cybersecurity & Privacy Practice Groups of the Year.
Investcorp announces the sale of leading cybersecurity provider, Avira, to NortonLifeLock for US $360 million (PR Newswire) Investcorp today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell Avira (or the "Company") to NortonLifeLock (NASDAQ: NLOK), a...
Cybersecurity Company Deduce Raises $7.3 Million (Pulse 2.0) Deduce — a leading provider of cybersecurity solutions powered by real-time customer identity — announced it has raised $7.3 million in funding
Imprivata Acquires Patient Privacy Intelligence Company FairWarning (HIT Consultant) Imprivata acquires FairWarning Technologies, a provider of patient privacy intelligence to offer single Digital Identity platform.
PKWARE acquires Dataguise to expand global footprint (CTOvision.com) PKWARE has acquired Dataguise, a company with innovative technology for businesses to discover and protect personal data stored across diverse IT systems and environments. Combining Dataguise’s best-in-class ability to discover and […]
Shares of Chinese Companies on U.S. Blacklist Fall as Index Eviction Looms (Wall Street Journal) Shares of some companies the U.S. government says support China’s military fell Monday, after index compiler FTSE Russell said it would drop the stocks from major indexes.
Facebook’s Oversight Board plays it safe (Columbia Journalism Review) <p>This week saw the long-awaited public debut of Facebook’s Oversight Board, a group of twenty eminent lawyers, human rights experts, politicians, and journalists who superintend an appeals process for those who wish to have posts that have been removed by Facebook reinstated. The Oversight Board announced the first six cases it would hear, a small […]</p>
More than 1,200 Google workers condemn firing of AI scientist Timnit Gebru (the Guardian) More than 1,000 researchers also sign letter after Black expert on ethics says Google tried to suppress her research on bias
We read the paper that forced Timnit Gebru out of Google. Here’s what it says (MIT Technology Review) The company's star ethics researcher highlighted the risks of large language models, which are key to Google's business.
Bugcrowd Pays Over $2 Million to Researchers for Samsung Mobile... (Enterprise Security) Bugcrowd fortifies researcher partnerships by providing timely and secure payments.
Keeper Security Aims to Double in Size as Cybercrime Booms (Built In Chicago) The 204-person company will likely double in size over the next year, Guccione said, and is currently hiring across its teams, with a focus on engineering, software development and sales.
CrowdStrike CEO: Most Customer Deals Are Partner Led (MSSP Alert) Most of CrowdStrike's Q3 customer wins were partner-led deals, and sales via the Amazon Web Services (AWS) marketplace are growing, CrowdStrike CEO George Kurtz says.
Booz Allen Receives $50M Army Contract for ISR R&D Modernization (ExecutiveBiz) Booz Allen Hamilton has received a $49.9M contract to help the U.S. Army modernize research and deve
On cloud nine: Why these cloud security stocks are soaring (Fortune) Big earnings beats from companies including CrowdStrike, Zscaler, and Okta are "another seminal moment in this cloud transformation," says one analyst.
Far From Being Overdone, Palantir Stock Is Set to Run (InvestorPlace) Palantir stockhas done way better than expected, and as seen this year with hot tech stocks, the momentum can continue for a while.
Major Canadian PRI signatories buy Palantir’s controversial non-voting shares (Responsible Investor) Named after a crystal ball in Lord of the Rings, some are concerned that Palantir offers fictional shareholder rights
Socure Wins American Financial Technology Award for the “Best New Data and Data Services Technology” From WatersTechnology (BusinessWire) Socure, the leader in Day Zero identity verification, today announced that it has won the “Best New Technology Introduced over the Last 12 months – Da
Op-ed: A Silicon Valley founder on why he replaced himself as CEO (CNBC) The tech sector is full of start-ups led by big personalities. More need to get over fears about succession planning and do what I did: Give up the CEO role.
KnowBe4 Awarded Gold Medal in Security for Inc.’s 2020 Best in Business List (GlobeNewswire) First annual recognition program celebrates companies making the biggest impact on their communities, their industries, the environment, or society as a whole
Cybersecurity & Privacy Group Of The Year: Cooley (Law360) Cooley LLP helped Facebook reach the largest cash settlement ever in a privacy case, resolving litigation that could have led to tens of billions of dollars in damages, while swiftly steering videoconferencing platform Zoom through probes from state and federal regulators, earning the firm a place among Law360's 2020 Cybersecurity & Privacy Groups of the Year.
Northrop Grumman’s Jennifer Walsmith Named WashingtonExec Intelligence Council Chair (WashingtonExec) Jennifer Walsmith, sector vice president and general manager of the Cyber and Intelligence Mission Solutions division within Northrop Grumman’s Mission
UK Cybersecurity Firm Glasswall Raises £18 Million (SecurityWeek) UK-based cybersecurity company Glasswall has raised £18 million ($24 million) to help fund its expansion.
MDR Provider GoSecure Raises $35 Million (SecurityWeek) Managed Detection and Response (MDR) provider GoSecure this week announced that it has secured $35 million in Series E growth funding
Facebook Splits Up Unit At Center of Contested Election Decisions (The Information) Facebook is breaking up its unit focused on the social network’s role in elections globally, dispersing the team of roughly 300 through a sweeping reorganization beginning this week, according to internal memos seen by The Information. Employees from Civic Integrity, who have been at the center ...
Facebook to Remove Covid-19 Vaccine Misinformation From Platforms (Wall Street Journal) The social-networking giant updated its misinformation policy on the coronavirus to include vaccine-related content, as the company looks to fight claims it isn’t doing enough to protect its billions of users.
Facebook to start policing anti-Black hate speech more aggressively than anti-White comments, documents show (Washington Post) The company is overhauling its algorithms that detect hate speech and deprioritizing hateful comments against Whites, men and Americans.
Target Drops Symantec, Taps CrowdStrike For Fast Deployment (CRN) Target in recent months ditched Symantec and deployed CrowdStrike Falcon across their entire 368,000-employee environment in less than 10 days, said President and CEO George Kurtz.
DataTribe Announces Third Annual Cybersecurity Start-Up Challenge Finalists (StreetInsider.com) oak9, Scanta and SightGain Awarded Finalists. DataTribe, a global cyber foundry that invests in and co-builds next-generation cybersecurity and data science companies, announced today the finalists of its third annual DataTribe Challenge. The competition is poised to identify seed stage start-ups with a vision to disrupt cybersecurity and data science.
NetSPI Acquires Silent Break Security (Southernminn.com) NetSPI, the leader in enterprise security testing and vulnerability management, today announced its acquisition of Silent Break Security, a Utah-based security testing firm which
CIT Invests in CySecure to Advance the Next Generation of Identity and Authentication Solutions (GlobeNewswire) PKI based verification and Self-Sovereign Identity solutions eliminate data breach liability for businesses and allow end users to maintain possession and control of their identity
Security Industry Association Strengthens Identity Expertise through Addition of IdTA Members (Security Industry Association) SIA announces that Identification Technology Association members will guide new SIA Identity and Technology Advisory Board as IdTA ceases operations.
Centrify Momentum Fueled by Digital Transformation Including Secure Cloud and DevOps Acceleration (Centrify) Centrify, a leading provider of Identity-Centric Privileged Access Management (PAM) solutions, today announced significant sales momentum across all regions and industries as organizations seek to secure privileged access to an increasingly decentralized modern attack surface driven by digital transformation.
Products, services, and solutions.
AppOmni Announces Significant Updates to Enterprise Essentials Platform (PR Newswire) AppOmni, the leading provider of SaaS Security Posture Management (SSPM), today announced the expansion of their platform to include GitHub and...
Financial Data Exchange Releases New Open Finance Standards & FDX API Version 4.5 (PR Newswire) The Financial Data Exchange (FDX) announced its Fall release this morning which includes a myriad of technical standards and updates to the...
Cybint Partners with Leading Cybersecurity Technologies, Webhose and IntSights, to Enhance Its Learning Experience (reBlonde) The partnerships open Cybint’s users to the Webhose and IntSights threat intelligence platforms, boosting its program and empowering participants to detect, analyze, and respond to various cyber threats
Intel and Consilient Join Forces to Fight Financial Fraud with AI (Intel Newsroom) What’s New: Consilient, a newly formed company dedicated to establishing a next-generation system for anti-money laundering and countering the financing
Samsung SmartThings and Google Join Forces to Enhance Smart Homes With Nest Integration (Samsung) New integration allows SmartThings users to control Nest devices
Interview: Forcepoint on moving data protection from the SOC into the business (IT Brief) “Systems, applications, employees and customers count on cybersecurity but it is something separate.
Johnson Controls and Microsoft announce global collaboration, launch integration between OpenBlue Digital Twin and Azure Digital Twins (Microsoft) Microsoft announces the general availability of Azure Digital Twins Holistic integration across digital twin technologies will enable users to digitally manage physical spaces, maximize efficiency, support COVID-19 safety and pilot new solutions Solution aims to encompass the entire ecosystem of building and device management technologies with digital cloud technologies Collaboration will support efficient and environmentally […]
Chubb launches digital life insurance in Brazil: Roundup (Digital Insurance) Also: Aon's cybersecurity platform, MassMutual insurtech unit picks Sapiens, more
Cato Networks launches cloud API to automate and monitor SASE deployments (FierceTelecom) Cato Networks is now offering its enterprise customers a cloud API to provision and manage their Cato SASE deployments from third-party platforms. The Cato Cloud AP automatically provisions new sites and policies while also monitoring Cato's network analytics and security events from security information and event managements (SIEMs) software and third-party applications.
Zscaler Announces Cloud Protection to Automate Security for Cloud Workloads (PRWire) New Comprehensive Portfolio Extends Zero Trust Architecture to Cloud Workloads on Any Cloud Platform; ThreatLabZ Research Shows Cloud Security Best Practices Routinely Missed
Group-IB Threat Intelligence & Attribution Deemed Compliant With Recommendations for Cybersecurity Companies by a Big Four Accounting Firm (PR Newswire) Group-IB, a global threat hunting and intelligence company headquartered in Singapore, announces that its Threat Intelligence & Attribution...
PrivacyCheq Offers Apple-style 'Nutrition Label' Privacy Notices for CCPA Compliance (PR Newswire) Today, PrivacyCheq is launching PrivacyUX LiveStart, a low cost, structured version of its PrivacyUX for CCPA service. Unlike typical...
Press Release: BackupAssist Classic v11 Launches to Help Ensure Cybercrime Resilience (Cyber Resilience Blog) Groundbreaking Cyber Black Box Collects and Stores Data that Can Aid Digital Forensic Investigations, Assist in Cybercrime Insurance Claims and Help Cybercrime Investigators to Track and Prosecute Global Cyber Criminals
Wipe Mac Hard Drive with T2 Security Chip Using Jetico’s BCWipe (Yahoo) BCWipe Total WipeOut now delivers a reliable solution to wipe Mac hard drives with a T2 security chip installed.
Cyberbit Launches the First Zero to Hero Cyber Skills Development Cloud (BusinessWire) Cyberbit launches their Cyber Skills Development Cloud, the only Zero to Hero cyber range skilling platform for cybersecurity professionals.
Belgium Federal Public Service of Foreign Affairs Transforms Global ICT Environment With Orange Business Services (BusinessWire) The Belgian Federal Public Service of Foreign Affairs (FPS FA) has signed a new agreement with Orange Business Services to transform its global commun
BlackBerry Spark Suite and Android 11 – Security, Privacy and Productivity (BlackBerry) BlackBerry Spark® Suite® is proud to be recognized as an Android™ Enterprise Recommended solution. BlackBerry and Android customers benefit from a partnership that provides a versatile and secure platform for enterprise mobility.
IBM Works With Port of Los Angeles to Help Secure Maritime Supply Chain (PR Newswire) IBM (NYSE: IBM) Security announced a new agreement with the Port of Los Angeles to design and operate a Port Cyber Resilience Center (CRC)....
StackHawk Brings Application Security to Developers with New Free Plan (PR Newswire) StackHawk announced today that it has introduced a free Developer Plan for its dynamic application security testing platform. The all-new free...
BICS selects Infradata and BroadForward to deliver Next Generation STP (PR Newswire) Infradata, a leading provider of state-of-the-art cyber security and cloud networking solutions and services, announced today they have...
Checkmarx Delivers Containerized AppSec Solution to DoD’s Platform One to Secure DevOps Initiatives (Checkmarx) Checkmarx, the global leader in software security solutions for DevOps, today announced that it has been accepted into the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) “Iron Bank” repository and is now available through the U.S. Air Force Platform One application portal.
DT ASIA PTE LTD and Versasec Announce Strategic Partnership (Versasec) Versasec, a leader in credentials management systems (CMS), today announced it partnered with reseller DT ASIA PTE LTD, an IT security solutions provider, to assist with the growing demand for Versasec's award-winning security identity and access management solutions in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region.
Stealthbits Helps Educators Thwart Hackers and Reduce Ransomware (PR Newswire) Stealthbits Technologies, Inc., a cybersecurity software leader that protects sensitive data and credentials from attackers, is giving...
Axis Security Delivers One Secure Access Solution for All Users and Applications (PR Newswire) Axis Security, the leader in Zero Trust Network Access, has expanded the capabilities of its Application Access Cloud to simply and securely...
ZeroNorth and ShiftLeft Integrate to Empower Developers to Improve Application Security at the Speed of DevOps (ZeroNorth) New integration helps make application security transparent and friction free for developers so they can deliver secure applications without disrupting DevOps workflows Boston, December 8, 2020 – ZeroNorth, the only company to unite security, DevOps and the business for the good of software, today announced support for ShiftLeft’s NextGen Static Analysis (NG SAST), a modern …
IFB launches threat intelligence service amid rising Covid cyber threats (Digit) IFB has launched Threat Intelligence, a new cybersecurity service designed to help businesses stay secure in response to Covid-19.
Intezer Protect Community Edition Now Available (Intezer) Free Cloud Workload Protection. Protect your compute resources in runtime against unauthorized and malicious code.
Cofense Introduces Industry Changing Phishing Detection and Response (PDR) Platform (BusinessWire) Cofense today introduced its Phishing Detection and Response (PDR) platform, which provides a comprehensive approach to stopping phishing attacks.
SLT launches Kaspersky internet security service (Telecompaper) Sri Lanka operator SLT has introduced a Kaspersky internet security product on the local market. Customers who take up SLT's offering will receive different protection layers designed to keep their device secure from threats on the internet while maintaining their device's performance. Product features include device security, online transactions, which includes banking and shopping, password management, parental control etc.
SolarWinds Showcases Latest Updates to Orion Platform at GITEX Technology Week 2020 (BusinessWire India) SolarWinds (NYSE:SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced its participation at GITEX Technology Week, December 6 – 10, 2020, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Atlantica Digital and NanoLock Security Partner to Protect Tens of Millions of Smart Meters and Connected Devices in Italy and Throughout Europe (Energy CIO Insights) New managed security service powered by the Israeli cybersecurity provider and operated by Atlantica and Atlantica CyberNext will secure connected devices...
Authentic8 expands availability of Silo across Google Cloud’s infrastructure (Help Net Security) Authentic8 partners with Google Cloud to expand availability of Silo across Google Cloud’s infrastructure with 1-click procurement.
Certis Launches Next-Generation Security Solution (Acrofan) Purpose-built robots, artificial intelligence (AI) and manpower to provide safe and enriching experiences to the community
Wandera Launches Wandera Private Access for Secure Remote Connectivity (TechSpective) Companies of all sizes and across all industries have been forced to adapt to a business model where most—or all—employees work from home and connect
Netenrich debuts its Intelligent Security Operations Center (SiliconANGLE) Cybersecurity firm Netenrich Inc. today announced the general availability of its Intelligent Security Operations Center that’s aimed at helping midsized enterprises and managed service providers better manage their cybersecurity investments according to their evolving needs.
CyCraft Expands Support for Cloud and On-Prem Security Solutions with Latest in Network Detection and Response (PR Newswire) CyCraft Technology, the fastest-growing cyber security firm in Asia, announced its release of their latest AI-driven security product in the...
SentinelOne Selected for SLP Plus Contract Vehicle (Techwire.net) SentinelOne is now available for purchase via the California Software Licensing Program (SLP) Plus vehicle.
Darktrace Says Its AI Can Be Used for Employee Monitoring (BloombergQuint) Darktrace Says Its AI Can Be Used for Employee Monitoring
'Free Speech' Social Networking Platform Yauped Released Today on the App Stores as More Users Are Looking for Unbiased Options (PR Newswire) Many of today's big social media platforms have evolved into industry giants, with big-tech backing that is made to sell you, your data, and...
Licel Introduces Alice - a Real-time Attack Telemetry System that Reveals the Cyber Threats Facing Apps (PR Newswire) The global app security company, Licel, announced the arrival of their latest product this week. In a world of ever-changing threats to app...
Kudelski Security Expands Research and Advisory Services to Quantum Security (PR Newswire) Kudelski Security, the cybersecurity division within the Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.S), announced today the launch of a new focus on quantum...
Intelligent SOC-as-a-Service Right-Sizes Cybersecurity (Netenrich) Intelligent SOC service gives enterprises choice, flexibility and scale to buy what they need now to gain security operations efficiencies.
Telos Corporation Supports the Launch of Professional Services in AWS Marketplace (Telos Corporation) Telos® Corporation, a leading provider of cyber, cloud and enterprise security solutions for the world’s most security-conscious organizations, today announced that it is participating in the launch of…
Nozomi Networks and Chinook Systems Team to Deliver OT & IoT Security Solutions for Industrial and Critical Infrastructure Facilities (Nozomi Networks) Chinook offers Nozomi Networks’ Operational Technology (OT) and Internet of things (IoT) visibility and anomaly detection solutions to its government, healthcare, transportation and defense industrial base customers.
HackerOne Now Available in AWS Marketplace (BusinessWire) HackerOne, a leading hacker-powered security platform, announced today that it is making its debut in AWS Marketplace. Amazon Web Services (AWS) custo
Open Source Tool Helps Secure Siemens PCS 7 Control Systems (SecurityWeek) Industrial cybersecurity company OTORIO has released an open source tool designed to help organizations harden Siemens PCS 7 DCS environments
Dell Announces New Supply Chain Security Offerings (SecurityWeek) Dell announces new security offerings to help protect organizations against threats targeting the supply chain, the boot process and data
New Solid-State Drive Delivers Fast, Secure Storage (GlobeNewswire) Ultra-portable, water-resistant solid-state drive integrated with industry-leading encryption
Okta expands deployments for Canadian Western Bank, First National of Nebraska, and Nota (Help Net Security) Okta expanded deployments for Canadian Western Bank, First National of Nebraska, and Nota, powered by M&T Bank.
Okta set for govt customers after meeting security standard (iTWire) Global identity provider Okta says it has completed the requirements of the Information Security Registered Assessors Program which ensures that Federal Government entities can access high-quality information and communications technology assessment services. The company said in a statement on Wedne...
Cellebrite Announces Industry's First All-In-One Solution For Data Triage & Collection from Windows & Apple Computers (PR Newswire) Cellebrite, the global leader in Digital Intelligence (DI) solutions for the public and private sectors, today announced the Q1 2021 launch of...
Amazon's Panorama box lets firms check if staff follow coronavirus rules (BBC News) AWS Panorama adds a range of employee monitoring powers to existing workplace camera systems.
How AMD’s full-stack, multi-layered features ensure security in a changing world (YourStory.com) By combining hardware-based security features and associated software protections, AMD is helping to better protect users against many cyberattacks including sophisticated low-level firmware attacks.
Lucideus Launches SAFE Me, Redefines The Way Consumers Secure And Protect Their Digital Lives (Aithority) A one of its kind mobile application, SAFE Me empowers consumers to proactively defend against a growing number of cyber threats
Cyber Security Cloud Launches WafCharm on Microsoft Azure (Cyber Security Cloud , Inc.) AI automation of WAF rules now available to 60% of the world's cloud users Cyber Security Cloud, Inc. (CSC) is pleased to announce the availability of WafCharm on Microsoft Azure. Already availab
Aon Launches Digital Cyber Insurance for Small and Middle Market Businesses (PR Newswire) Aon plc (NYSE: AON), a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions, today...
Bitglass Achieves FedRAMP Certification for Its Total Cloud Security Platform (BusinessWire) Bitglass, the Total Cloud Security Company, has achieved FedRAMP Authorization by the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP). Fed
Protegrity Partners With Servian, Expanding Global Reach in Australia and New Zealand (BusinessWire) Protegrity, the data-security solutions provider, has partnered with Servian, one of Australia’s leading IT consultancies, to deliver effective data p
Skyflow Joins Financial Data Exchange to Transform Secure Sharing of Banking Data (BusinessWire) Skyflow, the leader in protecting privacy for enterprises, today announced it is joining the Financial Data Exchange (FDX) to help speed the financial
Lumen and Itential Team Up to Offer Automation Through Lumen Network Consulting Services (Itential) Lumen announced today it’s teaming with Itential®, the leader in intelligent automation for multi-domain networks, to offer their Automation Platform as part of Lumen Network Consulting Services.
Hillstone Networks Unleashes Network Security OS Upgrades with Future-Proof Platform (BusinessWire) Hillstone Networks, a leading provider of Enterprise Network Security and Risk Management solutions, announces a major upgrade in its flagship operati
Protegrity Partners With Servian, Expanding Global Reach in Australia and New Zealand (Odessa American) Protegrity, the data-security solutions provider, has partnered with Servian, one of Australia’s leading IT consultancies, to deliver effective data protection to companies across Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) that are implementing AI, analytics, customer engagement, and cloud solutions.
FireMon Partners with Zscaler to Ensure Security and Compliance across the Entire Hybrid Network (FireMon) As enterprises move to hybrid-cloud networks, they need more visibility than ever. But, despite the compelling business case of cloud-first technologies like Secure Access Service Edge (SASE), technology leaders often worry about maintaining visibility and control across an increasingly complex hybrid network. Through its new partnership with Zscaler, FireMon has responded to this need by Read more...
IRI Upgrades Data Masking Software for DBs, Files, and Big Data Streams (PR Newswire) Innovative Routines International (IRI), Inc., a leader in big data management and data-centric security, has announced major new versions of...
VergX Expands Relationship with Versa Networks to Deliver Enhanced SASE and Secure SD-WAN Solutions (PR Newswire) VergX, a leading software defined, wide area network (SD-WAN) and security service provider, today announced it has expanded its strategic...
PwC boosts cybersecurity offering with Palo Alto Networks partnership (Silicon Republic) PwC Ireland said its partnership with Palo Alto Networks will help relieve the day-to-day burden of security operations for its clients.
IBM Supports its Cloud Services with Quantum-Safe Cryptography Support (Database Trends and Applications) IBM is releasing a series of cloud services and technologies designed to help clients maintain the highest available level of cryptographic key encryption protection to help protect existing data prepare for future threats in the cloud. Pioneered by IBM Research scientists, the company is now offering quantum-safe cryptography support for key management and application transactions in IBM Cloud, making it the industry's most holistic quantum-safe cryptography approach to securing data available today, according to the vendor.
Lifars Launches New Hackbit Solution to Expedite Cyber Penetration Tes (PRWeb) LIFARS LLC, a leader in cybersecurity services, including incident response, digital forensics, ransomware mitigation and cyber resiliency services, announced t
Platform9 and MayaData announce partnership to optimize high-performance workload delivery with managed Kubernetes (PR Newswire) MayaData and Platform9 today announced a collaboration for the deployment and operation of performance-sensitive stateful workloads on...
New WSO2 Identity Server Release Helps Speed the Delivery of Customer IAM-Powered Applications (GlobeNewswire) WSO2 Identity Server increases ease of use with new UI, SDKs and group role assignments; enhances security via new default symmetric key encryption for sensitive data and cross-origin resource sharing
TrueFort Adds Robert Strickland to Board of Advisors (BusinessWire) TrueFort's unique application-centric approach to securing businesses from cyber threats fills a void left by IT infrastructure security tools.
Jscrambler Announces Jasvir Nagra as Technical Advisor (GlobeNewswire) Cybersecurity company strengthens its advisory board with one of the key minds in software protection to further accelerate its growth
Sumo Logic Expands Board of Directors with Addition of Industry Go-To-Market Veteran Tracey Newell (StreetInsider) Sumo Logic (Nasdaq: SUMO), the pioneer in...
Allegion Announces Tim Eckersley as Leader of Allegion International (BusinessWire) Allegion plc (NYSE: ALLE), a leading global security products and solutions provider, today announced the appointment of Tim Eckersley as senior vice
NSA’s National Cryptologic Museum gets new director (Federal News Network) The popular National Cryptologic Museum has been closed to the public, but it hasn’t been static. It’s acquired new exhibits and is planning to relocate into a new National Security Agency location.
Maine Native named Chief Information Security Officer of the Year (Press Herald) Aimee Barricelli, senior vice president, chief information security officer, at Webster Bank in Waterbury, Connecticut — who has ties to Old Orchard Beach — has been named 2020 Chief Information Security Officer of the Year by the American Cyber Awards. The national awards program reviews the industry, searching for those who are pushing the boundaries …
Fugue Appoints Josh Stella as CEO and David Mitchell as President and COO (Fugue) Fugue has appointed founder and CTO Josh Stella as CEO, and David Mitchell as President and COO to accelerate company growth.
Mimecast Appoints New CIO to Lead Digital Transformation (GlobeNewswire) Shahriar Rafimayeri will Focus on Digital Transformation to Further Elevate Customer, Partner and Employee Experience
Cyble Expands Technical Leadership (Outlook India) usiness Wire India Cyble, a fast-emerging Cyber Threat Intelligence Service & Solutions provider, today announced that it has appointed Arnab Chakraverty as Director, Products.
Two Tech Industry Titans Join Salient Systems Board of Directors (The Argus-Press) Salient Systems has appointed Tom Bogan and Lane Bess to its Board of Directors. Both are titans in enterprise software and bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to guide Salient’s next stage of growth.
Turing Award Winner Dr. Whitfield Diffie, Founder of Asymmetric Encryption, Joins Findora (PR Newswire) Recently, Findora Advanced Research Center welcomed Dr. Whitfield Diffie, one of the best-known modern cryptography gurus in the world, to be...
Confiant Hires PCH exec Steve Rubinstein for COO role (PR Newswire) First-to-market creative verification, ad blocking and malvertising detection solution Confiant, has hired Steve Rubinstein, to lead operations...