Darktrace warns on revenue as customers turn cautious (Reuters) British cyber-security company Darktrace cut its full-year revenue forecast on Wednesday after prospective customers turned more reluctant to run product trials due to the worsening economic environment.
McLean's IronNet secures loan funding in face of insolvency threat (Washington Business Journal) The company also received notice from the New York Stock Exchange it is not in compliance with listing requirements.
WSJ News Exclusive | Amazon to Lay Off Over 17,000 Workers, More Than First Planned (Wall Street Journal) The new figure would be the largest number of cuts revealed so far at a major tech company.
Amazon to cut more than 18,000 jobs (Computing) Amazon is to eliminate more than 18,000 positions from its workforce, citing the uncertain economic situation and the over-recruitment during the pandemic.
Salesforce cuts 10% of its workforce: 'We hired too many people' (Yahoo Finance) Salesforce becomes the latest tech giant to trim its workforce.
More skilled talent needed to repel 5G cyber threats (Financial Express) While 5G creates new use cases, it also ups the attack surface
WSJ News Exclusive | Crypto Lender Genesis Considers Bankruptcy, Lays Off 30% of Staff (Wall Street Journal) The firm suffered steep losses from loans it supplied to the now-defunct trading firm Alameda Research and crypto hedge fund Three Arrows Capital.
Musk Lays Off Twitter Engineers Working on Advertising, As Ad Revenue Shrinks (The Information) Twitter laid off about 40 data scientists and engineers working on advertising late Wednesday night in what amounted to at least the third round of cuts since mid-December, according to a person with direct knowledge of the layoffs. The layoffs targeted areas that Twitter’s leadership considers ...
Cisco to axe almost 700 jobs (CRN) Cisco has shared more details of its restructuring plan, following similar mass job cuts by vendors Amazon and Salesforce this week
Twitter Cuts More Staff Overseeing Global Content Moderation (Bloomberg) At least a dozen people were laid off from Twitter late Friday. Those cut include staff handling misinformation, state media.
Twitter employees laid off after Elon Musk’s takeover received severance payments today that fall short of expectations (Fortune) Some Twitter employees finally received their severance after several delays, but the emails are being marked as spam.
Twitter Promised Them Severance. They Got Nothing (WIRED) Staff laid off by Elon Musk were assured they would be compensated following mass cuts. As the deadline passes, the silence has been deafening.
Tech workers had their pick of jobs for years. That era is over for now. (Washington Post) Tech companies have slashed hundreds of thousands of jobs, flooding the labor market with skilled talent that are competing for the same positions
Twitter has had to tell staff its email about their severance agreement 'is not a phishing attempt' after many went straight to spam (Business Insider) Laid-off Twitter staff were sent an email from an unfamiliar address, directing them to a website where they could view their separation agreement.
Trend Micro Announces New Subsidiary for 5G Cybersecurity (PR Newswire) Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global cybersecurity leader, has established CTOne, a new Trend Micro subsidiary focused on...
Management of five firms linked to Pegasus maker NSO is moved to London (the Guardian) Change could stoke controversy for spyware company amid calls for UK sanctions
Parsons Subsidiary Secures DARPA Cybersecurity Assessment Contract (The Defense Post) DARPA has awarded Parsons subsidiary BlackHorse Solutions a contract to support the agency’s cybersecurity assessments.
Netskope Raises $401M Via Convertible Notes (CRN) Netskope raises $401 milllion in financing.
WSJ News Exclusive | ChatGPT Creator Is Talking to Investors About Selling Shares at $29 Billion Valuation (WSJ) A tender offer at that valuation would make OpenAI one of the most valuable startups in the U.S., bucking a tech retrenchment.
Cloud security unicorn Netskope raises $401M, extending IPO runway (Silicon Valley Business Journal) CEO Sanjay Beri previously said a November 2021 funding was likely Netskope's last before going public.
Venture To Cybersecurity Drops By A Third (Crunchbase News) The fourth quarter saw only $2.4 billion go to cyber startups, the lowest amount of venture investment in the sector since the third quarter of 2020.
NetSPI Acquires nVisium, Bringing Top Penetration Testing Talent Together (PR Newswire) NetSPI, the leader in enterprise penetration testing and attack surface management, today announced the acquisition of nVisium to further scale...
Cerberus Sentinel to acquire RAN Security (CISO Global) Cerberus announced that it has signed a definitive agreement for the acquisition of RAN Security, a cybersecurity company ...
Inside Diligent Academy's goal to educate future tech industry workers — and keep them in Baltimore (Technical.ly) Diligent and SV Academy leaders celebrate their first local training academy cohort with an event held in the middle of the program for sales and support professionals, following the former's expansion to the Inner Harbor.
'Math minus militarism': US mathematicians disrupt NSA-sponsored maths convention (Middle East Eye) Mathematicians and activists work to stop NSA recruitment at the world's largest maths gathering
Josh Wolfe’s War: The Lux Capital Founder Blazes a Controversial Path in Defense Tech (The Information) Josh Wolfe arrived at a remote island in the Philippines by inflatable boat, surrounded by men with large guns. It was 2019 and the founding partner of the New York venture firm Lux Capital was on a very strange work trip. Over the course of two weeks, American soldiers escorted Wolfe through ...
CrowdStrike Stock Has Tumbled. One Director Scooped Up Shares. (Barron's) CrowdStrike director Roxanne Austin bought $2.5 million of the embattled shares of the security-software firm in the last week of 2022.
SentinelOne Recognized Under XDR, ITDR, EDR, and EPP Categories in 2022 Gartner® Hype Cycle™ Report (Business Wire) SentinelOne (NYSE: S), an autonomous cybersecurity platform company, today announced it was recognized in the December 2022 Gartner Hype Cycle for End
Predictions 2023: Big Tech's Coming Security Shopping Spree (SecurityWeek) The SecurityWeek editorial team looks into the 2023 crystal ball and sees a surge in security acquisitions led by big-tech, a major ICS malware attack and a VC-backed startup ecosystem in a state of turmoil.
Darktrace announces new customers in the US transport and logistics sector (Intelligent CIO North America) Darktrace, a global leader in cybersecurity Artificial Intelligence, has announced that several companies in the US transport and logistics sector have adopted Darktrace’s AI technology to protect against sophisticated cyberattacks. US transport and logistics organizations to have recently chosen Darktrace include: · A leading railway company operating across 10 plus states · A warehousing and logistics provider […]
More skilled talent needed to repel 5G cyber threats (Financial Express) While 5G creates new use cases, it also ups the attack surface
Products, Services, and Solutions
KnowBe4 Integrates With CrowdStrike to Help Organizations Reduce Human Risk (PR Newswire) KnowBe4, the provider of the world's largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, today announced that its new...
42Crunch integrates with Microsoft to provide enterprises with end-to-end API protection (Help Net Security) 42Crunch has integrated with Microsoft Sentinel to provide enterprises with end-to-end API protection and visibility.
Palantir Announces Strategic Partnership with Cloudflare Focused on Cloud Cost Optimization (PR Newswire) Palantir Technologies Inc. (NYSE: PLTR) today announced a strategic partnership with Cloudflare, Inc. (NYSE: NET), the security, performance,...
Synopsys Software Security | Software Integrity Group (Synopsys) Build high-quality, secure software faster with our application security testing tools and services. We are a Gartner Magic Quadrant leader in appsec.
Intel Adds TDX to Confidential Computing Portfolio With Launch of 4th Gen Xeon Processors (SecurityWeek) Intel has added TDX to its confidential computing portfolio with the launch of its 4th Gen Xeon enterprise processors.
Contrast Security’s Developer Portal Named a DevPortal Awards 2022 Finalist for Best Onboarding (Contrast Security) CodeSec delivers quick scan times, market-leading accuracy, actionable results and seamless integration.
CircleCI Cybersecurity Incident Hunting Guide (Mitiga) In response to the recent CircleCI security incident, the Mitiga Research Team shares this technical guide to assist organizational threat hunting efforts.
CybeReady Releases Data Privacy CISO Training Toolkit (AP NEWS) Press release content from Newswire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation. CybeReady, provider of the world’s fastest security awareness solution, today published the company’s Data Privacy CISO Toolkit as Data Privacy Week is set to arrive in January. Access to the Data Privacy CISO Toolkit i s free of charge and offered to support data privacy training this month.
SecureAuth Identity Platform 22.12 Release Speeds Passwordless Deployment and Streamlines Migration (SecureAuth) SecureAuth Identity Platform 22.12 Release Speeds Passwordless Deployment and Streamlines Migration
Jamf Ends 2022 Helping Approximately 71,000 Customers Succeed with Apple (GlobeNewswire News Room) Jamf (NASDAQ: JAMF), the standard in managing and securing Apple at work, announced that as of December...
DoControl Recognized as a Sample Vendor in Two Gartner® Reports: Emerging Tech Impact Radar: Cloud-Native and; Emerging Tech Impact Radar: Security (PR Newswire) DoControl, the automated Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) security company, announced today it has been recognized by Gartner® (Gartner delivers...
Bluescape Achieves FedRAMP Authorization on Amazon Web Services (PRWeb) Bluescape® announced today that it has achieved Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP®) Authorization on Amazon Web Services (AW
NordVPN verifies no-logs statement for the third time (NordVPN) NordVPN has completed an independent assurance engagement to confirm its no-logs claim. Once again, this confirmed that we do not monitor user activity under any circumstances.
Silobreaker integration with DomainTools enriches threat intelligence context and visibility (Silobreaker) New integration provides domain risk scores and allows users to pivot seamlessly to the DomainTools Iris Investigate platform directly from Silobreaker Silobreaker, a leading security and threat intelligence firm, today announced a new integration with DomainTools, the leader in Internet intelligence. DomainTools’ trusted domain, website, and DNS data is now available directly with Silobreaker, and...
GlobalSign Now Certified on Four ISO standards (GlobalSign) Only leading CA worldwide to achieve this certification
authID Deploys Verified™ Human Factor Authentication™ Service with Tax Status (GlobeNewswire News Room) Verified™ stops account takeover with unphishable authentication for Tax Status’ enterprise partners DENVER, Jan. 09, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --...
Schneider Electric and BitSight announce partnership to improve detection of Operational Technology (OT) cybersecurity exposure
(Bitsight) This partnership aims to enhance OT exposure detection capability by identifying misconfigured connected devices and seeks to improve overall security of custom
Chiron Investigations Releases State-of-the-art Cryptocurrency Extraction Recovery Software (Yahoo) Chiron Investigations Releases State-of-the-art Cryptocurrency Extraction Recovery Software
Microsoft Adds More User Phishing Details to Attack Simulation Training Service (Redmondmag) Microsoft's Attack Simulation Training product now shows more information about how users interacted with simulated phishing attacks, per a Tuesday announcement.
Review: Okta Grants Access to Necessary Apps with One Password (Technology Solutions That Drive Education) This powerful security tool helps minimize downtime in the classroom.
Why Is Wickr Shutting Down? Wickr App History, Foundation, And More - News (Fresherslive) Why Is Wickr Shutting Down - Wickr is an American software company in New York City. The corporation is primarily known for its same-named instant messaging program. In this article, we will explain Why Is Wickr Shutting Down. Therefore, kindly follow this article till the end to find out Why Is Wickr Shutting Down.
Chiron Investigations Unveils Revolutionary Cryptocurrency Recovery System (Yahoo) Chiron Investigations Unveils Revolutionary Cryptocurrency Recovery System
Egnyte Announces New Offering Providing Early-Stage Life Science Startups a Year of Egnyte’s Platform at No Cost | Egnyte (Egnyte) Egnyte, the secure platform for content collaboration and governance, recently announced it will be providing early-stage life sciences innovators complimentary access to their award-winning Egnyte for Life Sciences platform.
D-Wave and Davidson Technologies Enter Multi-Year Reseller Agreement (Business Wire) D-Wave Quantum Inc. and Davidson Technologies, Inc. announced that the companies have entered into a multi-year reseller agreement.
LogRhythm Enhances Security Analytics with Expanded Security Operations Capabilities (LogRhythm) New platform features and integrations enable analysts to quickly detect and remediate threats LogRhythm, the company empowering security teams to navigate the ever-changing threat landscape with confidence, today announced a series of expanded capabilities and integrations for its security operations…
WhatsApp Launches Tool to Fight Internet Censorship (WIRED) Amid internet shutdowns in Iran, the encrypted messaging app is introducing proxy connections that can help people get online.
Versa Networks Achieves FIPS 140-2 Security Certification (Business Wire) Versa Networks, the recognized leader of single-vendor Secure Access Service Edge (SASE), today announced it has achieved FIPS 140-2 certification for
F5 Delivers on Cybersecurity Integration Promise (Security Boulevard) F5 has extended the reach of its cloud security platform to include the infrastructure that applications are deployed on using technology it gained with
Amazon to shut down its encrypted messaging app Wickr Me (Android Headlines) Amazon is shutting down its encrypted messaging app Wickr Me. The app will stop working at the end of this year.
IronNet’s latest NDR updates provide broader visibility of cyber threats (Help Net Security) IronNet enhances its network detection and response (NDR) solution, IronDefense, enabling early visibility of unknown cyber threats.
Searchlight Cyber Appoints Evan Blair to Drive US Growth (Business Wire) Searchlight Cyber hires former ZeroFox co-founder Evan Blair as General Manager, North America to spearhead momentum in the US
Cyberpion Names New CEO and Expands Management Team to Lead Next Phase of Growth (PR Newswire) Cyberpion, a cybersecurity leader in external attack surface management (EASM), today announced that Marc Gaffan has been named Chief Executive...
Aware Welcomes Kevin Bobowski as Chief Marketing Officer (PR Newswire) Aware, the leading collaboration intelligence platform, welcomes Kevin Bobowski as Chief Marketing Officer, effective immediately. Bobowski...
Channel Stalwart Frank Rauch Jumps To Cato Networks To Drive SASE Sales Through Partners: Exclusive (CRN) SASE Specialist Cato Networks has nabbed security provider Check Point’s Channel Chief of four years, Frank Rauch, to lead Cato’s partner ecosystem as the company aggressively builds out its own channel team to capture more global security and SD-WAN business.
Tufin Names Raymond Brancato CEO (Business Wire) Tufin appointed Raymond Brancato as Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Secure Access Vendor Appgate Promotes CISO Leo Taddeo to CEO (Gov Info Security) Appgate has promoted CISO and Federal President Leo Taddeo to CEO and tasked him with capturing zero trust deployment opportunities with the U.S. Defense
Okta Chief Revenue Officer Departs Amid Sales Shakeup (The Information) Okta’s chief revenue officer, Steve Rowland, is leaving the identity and access management software provider at the end of the month, according to a current Okta employee. Rowland’s departure, less than two years after the enterprise software veteran joined Okta, comes as Okta is grappling with ...
Gluware Appoints Matthew Westover as Chief Revenue Officer to Drive Growth Strategy (PR Newswire) Gluware, Inc., the leader in intelligent network automation, today announced the appointment of Matthew Westover as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO)....
Devo Appoints Brian Froehling as New Chief Revenue Officer (GlobeNewswire News Room) Strategic leadership appointment advances the company’s next stage of growth and execution following an impressive 2022...
D3 Security Hires Cybersecurity Sales and Channel Leader Michael Lyons as CRO (Business Wire) Leading independent SOAR vendor D3 Security hires cybersecurity and IT security sales leader Michael Lyons as Chief Revenue Officer.
Forter Appoints Ozge Tuncel Ozcan as Chief Customer Officer (Business Wire) Forter, the Trust Platform for digital commerce, today announced the appointment of Ozge Tuncel Ozcan, a proven customer success leader, as chief cust
50 CISOs to watch (Lacework) The role of CISO is one of the most important in any organization, and one that holds some of the most significant responsibilities:
Morrison Foerster Elects 18 Partners (Morrison Foerster) Morrison Foerster is pleased to announce the election of 18 lawyers to the firm’s partnership, effective January 1, 2023. The class of 2023 includes lawyers from 11 practice groups across seven offices in the United States, Europe, and Asia.