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IronNet to go public via SPAC. Lookout acquires CipherCloud. Recorded Future to acquire Gemini Advisory. – The CyberWire


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Top Pentagon research arm combats ‘aggressive’ foreign investors (C4ISRNET) DARPA seeks domestic investors to move 150 projects into the market — and away from unfriendly governments.

Recorded Future Buys Fraud Analytics Startup Gemini Advisory (SecurityWeek) Threat intelligence firm Recorded Future has acquired fraud analytics startup Gemini Advisory in a $52 million cash and stock deal.

Cyber firm Recorded Future buys ‘dark web’ infiltrator for $52 million (Fortune) The band is getting back together: Recorded Future, a cybersecurity firm that sells threat intelligence, or information useful for computer security teams, is plunking down $52 million to buy a startup founded by a former employee.

Vulcan Cyber Secures $21 Million Series B Funding to Expand Its Vulnerability Remediation SaaS Platform and Orchestrate Cyber Security Hygiene – Vulcan Cyber (Vulcan Cyber) Vulcan Cyber raises series B funding round of $21 million led by Dawn Capital. Vulcan Free offers free risk-based vulnerability management.

Coalition Raises $175M to Build the Future of Commercial Insurance (PR Newswire) Coalition, the leading cyber insurance and security company, today announced it has raised $175 million to accelerate its rapid growth and…

Axonius Raises Another $100M and Secures Unicorn Status for its Cybersecurity Asset Management Platform (AlleyWatch) Axonius, cofounded by Dean Sysman, is a cybersecurity asset management platform that enables enterprises to ensure that all assets are secured properly.

Cyware Closes $30M Series B Just 7 Months After A Round (Crunchbase News) New York-based Cyware locked in a $30 million Series B after growing annual recurring revenue 120 percent last year and just seven months after raising its Series A.

Authentication Provider LoginID Raises $6 Million in Seed Funding (SecurityWeek) FIDO-certified multi-factor authentication provider LoginID this week announced that it raised $6 million in seed funding.

SafeGraph raises $45M for its ‘rigorous’ location data (TechCrunch) While there are plenty of companies selling data about physical locations, SafeGraph CEO Auren Hoffman said his startup is “one of the few companies to sell this data to data science teams.” For the most part, location data has traditionally been sold to marketers, and Hoffman said, “In the marketi…

Lookout Acquires CipherCloud to Deliver Security from Endpoint to Cloud (PR Newswire) Lookout, Inc., a leading cybersecurity company, today announced it has acquired CipherCloud, a leading cloud-native security company that…

Rumble Raises $5m in VC Funding to Solve the Network and Asset Discovery Challenge (Odessa American) Rumble, a global leader in network and asset discovery, has raised $5 million in VC funding to help IT and security staff find all networked devices and associated topologies within their environment. Rumble will invest the funds to expand its enterprise capabilities and broaden its go-to-market reach.

Meltwater announces agreement to acquire leading social media intelligence company Linkfluence for 50 million euro in a combination of cash, equity, and earn-out (GlobeNewswire) Meltwater B.V., a leading global provider of media intelligence and social analytics, has entered into an agreement under which it is committed to acquire Linkfluence, a French SaaS company using artificial intelligence to algorithmically mine social media for consumer insights.

Nokia Cuts Up To 10,000 Jobs as Race to Dominate 5G Heats Up (Bloomberg) Nokia Oyj will cut as many as 10,000 jobs in the coming years so it can invest more to catch up in the race to win orders for 5G networks. The measures will trim 600 million euros ($715 million) off Nokia’s cost base by the end of 2023, the Finnish telecommunications equipment maker said in a statement on Tuesday. The move doesn’t affect the outlook for 2021, it said.

Apple allows Russia to pre-install apps on iPhones as part of device setup (9to5Mac) Starting next month, Apple will allow the Russian government to pre-install apps on iPhones, iPads, and possibly other devices like Macs in future. In accordance with a new Russian law, Apple users will see a dialog box upon initial setup of new devices that features web browsers, antivirus, messenger, email clients, and more to be […]

Cars Have Your Location. This Spy Firm Wants to Sell It to the U.S. Military (Vice) 15 billion car locations. Nearly any country on Earth. ‘The Ulysses Group’ is pitching a powerful surveillance technology to the U.S. government.

Wikipedia Is Finally Asking Big Tech to Pay Up (Wired) The Big Four all lean on the encyclopedia at no cost. With the launch of Wikimedia Enterprise, the volunteer project will change that—and possibly itself too.

Facebook explores paid deals for new publishing platform (Axios) The company plans to build tools within the platform that allow writers to monetize.

Facebook to Publish Annual Report on Human Rights Impacts (Bloomberg) Social media giant to give board formal updates on the issue. Company has been criticized for role in Myanmar, Sri Lanka.

Mercer-Backed Parler Casts Its Reboot as Fight for Free Speech (Bloomberg) Leaked recordings of meetings detail role of Rebekah Mercer at social-media platform

The Departure of 2 Google AI Researchers Spurs More Fallout (Wired) Two academics changed plans to attend an invite-only conference this week; a third says he’ll no longer accept funding from the company.

Inside Gab, the Online Safe Space for Far-Right Extremists (The Intercept) The hacked data from Gab contains 65 gigabytes of data, including 4 million Gab accounts, 31,000 groups, and 39 million posts.

The CyberWire collaborates with Microsoft Canada to accelerate cybersecurity education and awareness missions (PR Newswire) The CyberWire announced today that Microsoft Canada has joined its distinguished academic, research, and industry partner program, focused on…

Government Spyware Firm That Put Rogue Apps on Play Store Goes Bankrupt (Vice) A court just declared eSurv, a company that sold spyware to Italian cops, bankrupt.

Argon Exits Stealth Mode to Launch the First Unified Security Solution Protecting the Integrity of the DevOps pipeline (Argon) Company Also Secured Funding From Hyperwise Ventures and an Impressive List of Individual Investors including Shlomo Kramer — Founder of Check Point, Imperva, and Cato Networks TEL…

Tesserent acquires Secure Logic’s managed services business for $10 million, stock (CRN Australia) Also signs as reseller for TrustGrid and AttackBound products.

Inpher Secures Strategic Investment from the Amazon Alexa Fund for Consumer Data Protection in AI (PR Newswire) Inpher, Inc., the pioneers of Secret Computing®, today announced a strategic investment from the Amazon Alexa Fund. Inpher plans to apply the…

Cyware Closes $30M Series B Just 7 Months After A Round (Crunchbase News) New York-based Cyware locked in a $30 million Series B after growing annual recurring revenue 120 percent last year and just seven months after raising its Series A.

Sonatype Acquires MuseDev (GlobeNewswire) Acquisition Pairs Developer-Friendly Source Code Analysis with Full-Spectrum Software Supply Chain Management

Merlin Ventures Unveils Public Sector Growth Program for Cybersecurity Startups (BusinessWire) Merlin Ventures announces the formation of a Public Sector growth program for cybersecurity software-as-a-service (SaaS) startups.

Deloitte Unveils Artificial Intelligence Institute for Government (Deloitte United States) Deloitte unveils Artificial Intelligence Institute for Government, new entity to develop talent and drive collaboration with the public sector to advance AI for public good

ICF Handed $53 Million Task Order from U.S. Army for Cybersecurity and AI Solutions (Homeland Security Today) The U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Army Research Laboratory (DEVCOM ARL) has awarded global consulting and digital services provider ICF a new task order valued at up to $53 million to expand the delivery of cyber research, development and technology services. It has a term of five years, including a one-year base and four option years.

Unisys Named a Leader in Cyber Resiliency Services by NelsonHall (Unisys) Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced that NelsonHall has named the company as an overall market segment leader in the NelsonHall Evaluation & Assessment Tool (NEAT) Vendor Evaluation for Cyber Resiliency Services report, citing the company’s overall ability to deliver immediate benefits to its clients, as well as strategize and plan to meet future client needs.

Facebook, News Corp. reach deal on Australia news; NWSA rises (SeekingAlpha) Facebook (FB) and News Corp. ([[NWS]], [[NWSA]]) have come to a deal on news in Australia, building on some groundwork the two companies laid in the United States

Cyber Security Stocks Have Underperfomed This Year, Time To Buy? (Forbes) Our indicative portfolio of Cyber Security Stocks has declined by about 8% year-to-date, driven by the broader sell-off in technology and high growth stocks. The theme has also underperformed the Nasdaq-100, which is down by about 4% over the same period. However, we think this could be a good…

The Rise of Vendor-Owned News Sites Underscores the Appetite for Cybersecurity Information (Metacurity) Catalin Cimpanu’s jump from ZDNet to The Record points to the wealth of vendor-owned news reporting outlets represented by The Daily Swig, Decipher, Threatpost, and more

IronNet Cybersecurity, the Leader in Collective Defense and Network Detection and Response (NDR), to Be Listed on NYSE Through a Merger With LGL Systems Acquisition Corp. (Argus Press) IronNet Cybersecurity, Inc. (“IronNet”), an innovative leader transforming cybersecurity through Collective Defense, announced today that it has signed a definitive business combination agreement with LGL Systems Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: DFNS), a special purpose acquisition company formed to help advance domestic and international defense.

Report: IronNet, LGL Systems Mull Potential $1.2B Merger (GovCon Wire) McLean, Virginia-based IronNet Cybersecurity is considering merging with special purpose acquisition

SailPoint Announces Intent to Acquire ERP Maestro, Uniting Identity Security with Separation-of-Duties Controls Monitoring (BusinessWire) SailPoint today announced its intent to acquire ERP Maestro, a SaaS governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solution.

Lookout Acquires CipherCloud to Deliver Security from Endpoint to Cloud (PR Newswire) Lookout, Inc., a leading cybersecurity company, today announced it has acquired CipherCloud, a leading cloud-native security company that…

Capital One Ventures invests $24 million in Securonix (Finextra Research) Capital One Ventures has invested $24 million in cloud security intelligence firm Securonix in conjunction with a strategic partnership.

Autonomous breach protection startup Cynet raises $40M to expand reach (SiliconANGLE) Autonomous breach protection startup Cynet raises $40M to expand reach – SiliconANGLE

When Will RiskIQ IPO? (Grit Daily News) RiskIQ is a cloud-based cybersecurity SaaS that offers up-to-date analyses of cyber threats and educates the public about cybersecurity.

WISeKey Makes a Strategic Investment in FOSSA Systems and Develops an IoT WISeSAT.Space with First Space Launch Due in Q4 2021 / Q1 2022 (Yahoo) WISeKey Makes a Strategic Investment in FOSSA Systems and Develops an IoT WISeSAT.Space with First Space Launch Due in Q4 2021 / Q1 2022 The strategic investment will serve to develop a WISeSAT PocketQube Satellite and enable secure connectivity for all IoT sectors (aggrotech, autonomous vehicles, EVs, smart cities, drones, robots, smart lighting, servers, computers, climate change monitoring, crypto tokens, etc.)

4 Cyber Security Stocks To Watch In March 2021 (Nasdaq) During the current age of digital acceleration, cybersecurity stocks have become some of the best performers in the stock market.

Reasons To Own FireEye (Seeking Alpha) FireEye is set to cross the $1B in annual revenue milestone in 2021.

Fortinet: A Rising Star In Network Security (Seeking Alpha) In our digitalizing world, there is an increasing need for cybersecurity, especially in lieu of major network and data compromises globally.

ICF Wins $53M Army Research Lab Contract for Cyber Services | WashingtonExec (WashingtonExec) U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command’s Army Research Laboratory has awarded ICF a new task order valued at up to $53 million. The contract

Polarization Is Good For America, Actually, Says Facebook Executive (BuzzFeed News) In a Thursday presentation, Facebook executives told employees the company isn’t to blame for social division in the country. One researcher said some polarization can be a good thing, citing the civi

Our ongoing commitment to supporting journalism (Google) Google has always been committed to providing high-quality and relevant information, and to supporting news publishers who help create it.

Verizon to buy tiny Montana operator, but will ditch Huawei’s equipment first (Light Reading) Verizon is planning to purchase Montana’s Triangle Mobile and assimilate the company’s 3,000 customers. There’s just one hiccup: China’s Huawei built Triangle’s CDMA network.

Sen. Marco Rubio: Amazon should face unionization drive without Republican support (USA TODAY) Amazon is waging a culture war against working-class values and is not helping workers or our economy.

Cyber Security Stocks Have Underperfomed This Year, Time To Buy? (Forbes) Our indicative portfolio of Cyber Security Stocks has declined by about 8% year-to-date, driven by the broader sell-off in technology and high growth stocks. The theme has also underperformed the Nasdaq-100, which is down by about 4% over the same period. However, we think this could be a good…

Companies that rode pandemic boom get a reality check (Silicon Valley Business Journal) Zoom and other companies that saw their stocks soar amid booming business during the Covid crisis have seen their share prices crash lately.

SailPoint Announces Intent to Acquire ERP Maestro, Uniting Identity Security with Separation-of-Duties Controls Monitoring (SailPoint) AUSTIN, March 12, 2021 – SailPoint Technologies Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SAIL), the leader in identity security for the cloud enterprise, today announced its intent to acquire ERP Maestro, a SaaS governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solution. With ERP Maestro, SailPoint will unite identity security with ERP Maestro’s Separation-of-Duty (SoD) controls monitoring for an […]

XDR Firm Cynet Raises $40 Million Series C Funding (SecurityWeek) Extended detection and response (XDR) firm Cynet raised $40 million via a Series C funding round led by Greenfield Partners

Data Security and Governance Provider Privacera Raises $50 Million (SecurityWeek) Cloud data governance and security solutions provider Privacera this week announced that it has closed a $50 million Series B funding round, roughly half a year after raising $13.5 million in a Series A round.

Hugging Face raises $40 million for its natural language processing library (TechCrunch) Hugging Face has raised a $40 million Series B funding round — Addition is leading the round. The company has been building an open source library for natural language processing (NLP) technologies. You can find the Transformers library on GitHub — it has 42,000 stars and 10,000 forks. Existing inv…

Infinite Group, Inc. Announces New Look, Rebrands as ‘IGI Cybersecurity’ (IGI) The growing cybersecurity company has a fresh look, refined mission, and renewed commitment to its growing customer base   PITTSFORD, NY—March 10, 2021—IGI Cybersecurity (OTC:IMCI) announces the completion of its rebranding initiative, further establishing its place as a highly-skilled, fa

Sectra’s nine-month interim report 2020/2021: Increased order bookings and the industry’s most satisfied customers for the eighth consecutive year (PR Newswire) International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra (STO: SECT B) has received a top ranking in customer satisfaction surveys in…

Zscaler achieves ‘protected’ status in stringent Australian Government review (Intelligent CIO APAC) New security status enables Zscaler to assist all Australian government departments and agencies to combat cybersecurity threats. Zscaler, a leader in cloud security, has announced it has successfully completed a second Information Security Registered Assessors Program (IRAP) assessment. The new assessment confirms that the Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange and Zscaler solutions have achieved the Australian […]

Canberra welcomes large events back with Australian Cyber Conference 2021 (CMW) The National Convention Centre Canberra (NCCC) is gearing up for a return to large in-person business events as it welcomes the Australian Information Security Association (AISA)’s 2021 Australian Cyber Conference, 16-18 March.

Allgress Named Gold Winner in the Globee Awards 17th Annual Cyber Security Global Excellence Awards® for IT Governance, Risk & Compliance (PR Newswire) Allgress announced today that The Globee® Awards, organizers of world’s premier business awards programs and business ranking lists, has named…

The SolarWinds Cyber-Attack – The Devastation and Wreckage (JD Supra) The SolarWinds cyber-attack was devastating in scope and impact. If any lesson can be learned from this event, the SolarWinds case presents all the…

The Funded: The SPAC boom just keeps sounding, topping last year’s record for money raised (Silicon Valley Business Journal) A pair of IPOs for Palo Alto SPACs and one San Francisco one look to extend the record.

Crippling Attacks Bolster the Need for Extensive Cybersecurity Protocols (PR Newswire) An extensive layer of cybersecurity is often required for business infrastructure or government agencies in order to protect sensitive…

Value of Public Cloud Companies More Than Doubled To $2T In Pandemic, Bessemer’s Latest Cloud Report Says (Crunchbase News) The BVP Nasdaq Emerging Cloud Index hit a record $2.2 trillion in value on Feb. 5, 2021, according to Bessemer’s State of the Cloud report 2021. Just a year earlier, pre-pandemic, the index was valued at $1 trillion.

App security platform provider Pathlock raises $20M (VentureBeat) Cybersecurity startup Pathlock, formerly Greenlight Technologies, raised $20 million in a strategic growth round.

Pathlock Secures $20 Million Strategic Growth Investment; Announces Rebrand from Greenlight Technologies (PR Newswire) Pathlock, formerly Greenlight Technologies, the leading provider of unified access orchestration, today announces the closing of a strategic…

Datto Acquires Israel’s Cyber Threat Detection Company BitDam For Undisclosed Sum (Benzinga) Global provider of cloud-based software and technology solutions for managed service providers (MSPs) Datto Holding Corp (NYSE: MSP) announced the acquisition…

Tysons risk analytics firm announces two acquisitions (Virginia Business) Tysons-based risk analytics firm Qomplx Inc. announced Wednesday it would acquire Huntsville, Alabama-based cyber intelligence firm Sentar and London-based insurance software modeling firm RPC Tyche. Financial terms of the transactions were not disclosed. Qomplx announced earlier this month its plan to go public through a merger agreement with Tailwind Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition…

Cloud cybersecurity startup Lumu raises a $7.5 million Series A (TechCrunch) Miami-based cybersecurity startup Lumu today announced the closing of its $7.5 million Series A. The round was co-led by SoftBank Group Corp.’s SB Opportunity Fund and Panoramic Ventures. Lumu, co-founded and headed by Colombian native Ricardo Villadiego, offers a cloud-based service that helps com…

QOMPLX to Acquire Sentar, Inc., One of the Fastest Growing Cyber Companies in the National Security Sector (BusinessWire) QOMPLX™, the leader in cloud-native risk analytics, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Sentar, Inc. (“Sentar”). Sentar is a cyber-inte

Hybrid cloud security specialist Securonix raises $24M (SiliconANGLE) Hybrid cloud security specialist Securonix raises $24M – SiliconANGLE

Capital One Ventures partners with Securonix on cloud-native security analytics in $24M deal (VentureBeat) Securonix has raised $24 million from Capital One Ventures as part of a strategic partnership to accelerate development of threat analytics.

Sumo Logic To Buy SOAR Vendor DFLabs To Combat Threats (CRN) Sumo Logic has purchased Security Orchestration, Automation and Response (SOAR) provider DFLabs to accelerate threat detection, analysis, incident response and forensic investigations.

Cowbell Cyber raises $20 million, aims to build out its AI-drive cyber insurance platform (ZDNet) Cowbell Cyber aims to automate data collection with its cloud platform, provide observability and monitoring and then combine it with risk scoring, actuarial science and underwriting.

Morphisec is the Cyber Threat Alliance’s Newest Affiliate Member (PRWeb) Morphisec, a leader in cloud-delivered endpoint and server security solutions, today announced it has joined the Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA)

Endace Wins Nine Cybersecurity Award (Endace) Endace and the EndaceProbe Analytics Platform recognized with nine awards including Most Innovative Security Hardware, Hot Security Company of the Year, Hot Security Technology of the Year, and Cybersecurity Blogger of the Year

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Giant Oak’s GOST Search Tool Awarded U.S. Patent (PR Newswire) Today, Giant Oak, Inc. announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued U.S. Patent No. 10,885,124 for its…

Radware and TeraGo Deliver Tailored DDoS Protection Services to Simply Voting (GlobeNewswire) Radware® (NASDAQ: RDWR), a leading provider of cyber security and application delivery solutions, and TeraGo Inc. (“TeraGo”) (TSX: TGO, www.terago.ca), a leading networking, colocation and cloud services provider, jointly announced today the development of a best-of-breed security solution that protects online elections from potential cyber-attacks for Simply Voting, Inc.

Akamai to Combat Multi-Factor Authentication Security Gaps with Phish-Proof Push (PR Newswire) Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the world’s most trusted solution for protecting and delivering digital experiences, today announced…

Okera Introduces Distributed Stewardship to Power Universal Data Authorization (PR Newswire) Okera, the universal data authorization company, today announced it has added the ability to delegate data access policy management, an…

Telos Corporation Partners with Zscaler to Streamline Compliance (Telos Corporation) Telos’ enterprise risk management framework and cloud security leader manage and automate FedRAMP and DoD authorizations

Dropbox will have a free password manager in April — if you’ve got 50 or fewer passwords (The Verge) Passwords sync across three devices, regardless of type

Cyber-Security Expert Provides Guidance for CxOs (PR Newswire) The Cyber Elephant in the Boardroom: Cyber-Accountability with the 5 Pillars of Security Framework by VigiTrust CEO Mathieu Gorge is available…

phoenixNAP Launches its Data Security Cloud Platform in Ashburn, VA (PRWeb) phoenixNAP®, a global IT services provider offering security-focused cloud infrastructure, dedicated servers, colocation, and specialized Infrastructure-as-a-Servic

Kasada V2 platform provides defense against advanced bot attacks (Help Net Security) Kasada announced the general availability of its V2 platform to address the increasing sophistication of bot attacks.

LogRhythm inks Aussie distie partnership with Netpoleon (ARN) Security intelligence vendor LogRhythm has inked a distribution partnership with Netpoleon for the Australian market.

CoCre8 announces partnership with HyTrust (ITWeb) HyTrust technology has a strong market presence in the financial services, healthcare and government verticals.

Backdoors & Breaches – Tabletop Simulator Guide (Black Hills Information Security) Edward Miro // Backdoors & Breaches is now available as an official Workshop Mod for Tabletop Simulator! Backdoors & Breaches (B&B) contains 52+ unique cards to help you conduct incident response tabletop exercises and learn attack tactics, tools, and methods. This post is a guide for getting a virtual B&B game going. Note: New attack, […]

Eliminate Hesitations: Security Simplified For Those Building In The Cloud (PR Newswire) Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a leader in cloud security, today announced the AWS Marketplace debut of its answer to the…

Mandiant Introduces New Services to Counter Dynamic Insider Threats (StreetInsider.com) New Insider Threat Security as a Service and Insider Threat Program Assessments offer customers protection from insider threats using unparalleled frontline incident response expertise and Mandiant Threat Intelligence

SyncDog Unveils First Fully Integrated Solution for Mobile Endpoint Security (PR Newswire) SyncDog Inc., the leading Independent Software Vendor (ISV) for next generation mobile endpoint security and data loss prevention, today…

Aqua announces industry-first container runtime security solution for Arm 64-bit environments (Aqua) Aqua Security now protects containers and Virtual Machine (VM) workloads at runtime on Arm®- powered devices

Tempered Combines Strengths with Nozomi Networks to Deliver Industry-Leading IoT/OT Security (News Direct) Solution integration offers AI-powered threat visibility, analysis and remediation along with military-grade encryption, policy enforcement and simplified policy management

DH2i Launches DxEnterprise v20 Improving Microsoft SQL Server High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) Performance | DH2i (DH2i) Customers in Financial Services and Other Sectors to Enjoy Greater Business Resilience, Security and Scalability Across On-Prem, Remote and Public Clouds FORT COLLINS, Co. – March 16, 2021 DH2i®, the leading provider of multi-platform Software Defined Perimeter (SDP) and Smart Availability® software, today announced the general availability of DxEnterprise® version 20 (v20), engineered to improve the Read More…

Untangle Extends SD-WAN Router Functionality with Leading Telco Certifications (PR Newswire) Untangle® Inc., a leader in comprehensive network security for small-to-medium businesses (SMBs) and distributed enterprises, today announced…

Noogata Unveils No-Code Platform to Scale Enterprise AI (PRWeb) Noogata, the leader in radically simple, no-code artificial intelligence (AI) data analytics for enterprises, today announced that it has secured a $12 mil

Datadobi Announces Support for File Data Protection on Microsoft Azure Blob Storage (BusinessWire) Datadobi today announced it has added support for Azure Blob storage in DobiProtect 5.11.

SD Elements by Security Compass Now Available in U.S. DoD Iron Bank Repository (Yahoo) Security Compass today announced that their flagship product, SD Elements, is now available in the U.S. Department of Defense Iron Bank repository.

SteelCloud Awarded Enterprise License from an Army Component for STIG Compliance Software (PR Newswire) SteelCloud LLC, a leading STIG and CIS compliance automation software developer, announced today that it is has been awarded an…

Leslie Sims Joins Deloitte Digital as US Chief Creative Officer (MarTech Series) Today, Deloitte Digital, a creative digital consultancy, announced that award-winning creative executive Leslie Sims has joined as managing director, Deloitte Consulting LLP, and U.S. chief creative officer, serving as a central creative leader for all of Deloitte Digital. Building on Deloitte Digital’s commitment and investments in creative talent,

Netsurion Announces Enhanced Partner Program Benefits (GlobeNewswire) Netsurion, a leading managed security service provider (MSSP), today announced the rollout of its new, enhanced Netsurion Partner Program for authorized MSP and MSSP channel partners.

Satori Announces Data Users Directory for Streamlined Enterprise Data Access Management, GDPR Compliance (GlobeNewswire) Satori, the industry’s leading provider of Data Governance-as-a-Service and data access, today announced the Data Users Directory service, which leverages universal data access groups to provide customers with a more streamlined data entitlement process.

NetSfere Named as the Leading Secure Enterprise Messaging Platform as Compared to Microsoft Teams, Slack and Others Amid Growing Security & Privacy Concerns (GlobeNewswire) The latest Market Intelligence report details the current business communication landscape in light of WhatsApp’s privacy policy updates, highlighting the relevance for enabling secure employee communications post-COVID-19

DTEX Systems Enhances DTEX InTERCEPT for Hybrid and Cloud Server Infrastructures (Yahoo) DTEX Systems, the Workforce Cyber Intelligence CompanyTM, today announced that it has broadened the reach of its Workforce Cyber Security Platform, DTEX InTERCEPT, with enhanced capabilities to monitor and secure server infrastructures.

Deep Instinct to offer $3 million ransomware warranty (SC Media) Deep Instinct’s performance guarantee includes false positivity rates of less than 1%, plus a ransomware warranty of up to $3 million.

Veristor and Forty8Fifty Labs Partner with HashiCorp to Automate Cloud Infrastructure for Operations, Security, Networking and Application Delivery (Veristor) Leveraging HashiCorp’s Consistent Workflows, Veristor and Forty8Fifty Labs Help Customers Provision, Secure, Connect and Run Any Infrastructure for Any Application

Dashlane Unveils Password Changer 2.0 and New Autofill Engine Powered by Machine Learning (PR Newswire) Dashlane today announced the relaunch of its one-of-a-kind Password Changer and unveiled a new autofill engine powered by machine learning….

Jacobs and IronNet Cybersecurity Inc. Form Partnership to Offer Collective Cyber Defense Capabilities (AiThority) Jacobs announced it is a Managed Security Service Partner (MSSP) with IronNet, the leading provider of network detection and response (NDR)

AT&T Cybersecurity Launches Managed SASE Solution with Fortinet (Fast Mode) AT&T is expanding its portfolio of Managed Security Services through its alliance with Fortinet to make Secure Access Service Edge (SASE)

Plurilock Security successfully completes second milestone in contract with US Department of Homeland Security (Proactiveinvestors NA) Under the milestone, the company passed a series of internal red team tests designed to further harden the technology and prepare it for external red…

IronNet Cybersecurity adds new integrations to Collective Defense Platform (Retail News Asia) IronNet Cybersecurity, the leader in network detection and response and collective defense, announced new integrations with leading cloud, endpoint, and

Dashlane Password Changer 2.0 and machine learning engine now available (Help Net Security) Dashlane announced the relaunch of Password Changer and unveiled a new autofill engine powered by machine learning.

BlackBerry Introduces BlackBerry® Alert Next-Gen Critical Event Management for the Commercial Sector (PR Newswire) BlackBerry Limited (NYSE: BB; TSX: BB) today announced a new critical event management (CEM) solution called BlackBerry® Alert that will help…

Accurics Launches Comprehensive Channel Program with Unique Developer-First Approach to Cloud Security (BusinessWire) New Accurics channel program empowers partners to help clients facilitate self-healing cloud native infrastructure and ensure end-to-end security.

Akamai Offers Free Tier for Client-Side Edge Security (Akamai) In March of 2020, Akamai saw a dramatic 30% rise in internet traffic — equivalent to an entire year of growth.1 Post-pandemic, Akamai believes there will be a return to normal internet traffic growth,2 but many things will never be the same. In general, we particularly expect to see greater reliance on the internet for transactions in retail, media, health care, finance, and travel and hospitality.

DigitalOcean Achieves SOC 2 Type II Certification and Cloud Security Alliance STAR Level 1 (GlobeNewswire) Certification reports highlight the company’s commitment to trust and security

SyncDog Unveils First Fully Integrated Solution for Mobile Endpoint Security (INSIDENOVA.COM) SyncDog Inc., the leading Independent Software Vendor (ISV) for next generation mobile endpoint security and data loss prevention, today announced integral updates to

Dimension Data Middle East enhances its Cybersecurity Capabilities | TahawulTech.com (TahawulTech.com) Dimension Data Middle East has selected Cortex XSOAR, an extended SOAR platform from Palo Alto Networks.

iTWire – SailPoint delivers identity extensibility for cloud enterprise (IT Wire) SailPoint has announced additional extensibility functionality to its platform in a move it says enables customers to infuse its identity platform’s core functionalities within their workflows, reducing integration development from months to days or even hours.  SailPoint says the latest u…

EclecticIQ expands MSSP offering through ACDS partnership (Help Net Security) EclecticIQ has partnered with Applied Cyber Defense Systems (ACDS) to expand its offering as a Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP).

PIR Expands QPI Initiative (PIR QPI) PIR to offer roadmap and toolkit to help registries and their registrars improve domain name space quality, reduce abuse, and increase renewals

Radware’s New Integrated Application Delivery & Protection Offers Comprehensive Advanced Application Security and Availability (Yahoo) Radware®, (NASDAQ: RDWR) a leading provider of cyber security and application delivery solutions, today announced that it has integrated additional application security into its Alteon® line of Application Delivery Controllers (ADCs) to provide comprehensive protection in one platform across all environments.

Accedian Launches TLS 1.3 Decryption Capabilities for Skylight Performance Monitoring and Analytics Platform (PR Newswire) Accedian, a leader in performance analytics, cybersecurity threat detection, and end user experience solutions, today announced that its…

Introducing Revolutionary Breakthrough HAWK Credential & Integrity Monitoring (ACIM) Service (PR Newswire) Credential exposure and loss of data integrity pose significant threats to business continuity, the integrity of customer assets, and an…

Cobalt Announces Launch of Partner Program On Heels of 75% YoY ARR Gro (PRWeb) Cobalt, the leading Pentest as a Service (PtaaS) company that’s modernizing the traditional, static penetration testing mode, today announced the launch of it

ZeroFOX brings holistic security solutions to South African business market by signing CSSA as its sole distributor (Engineering News) A fresh approach to security that’s performing more than 150, 000 domain and social account takedowns per quarter ZeroFOX connects artificial intelligence to expert services to deliver security to the scale needed to fully protect the enterprise against growing digital threats CSSA, a leading distributor of cybersecurity products, has partnered with ZeroFOX thanks to its exceptional solution, service and security ZeroFOX, the leading provider of digital risk protection services, brings a …

GrammaTech Introduces Shift Left Academy (BusinessWire) Shift Left Academy provides practical advice and content, versus theoretical resources, that can be used immediately to improve outcomes.

NormCyber launches Cyber Security and Data Protection as a Service offerings for midmarket organisations (Yahoo) NormCyber, a leading provider of managed cyber security and data protection services, today announced the introduction of its Cyber Security and Data Protection as a Service solutions. Designed specifically to address the security and personal data challenges of midmarket organisations, both services offer levels of protection and expertise which are usually only accessible to enterprises, for around a third of the cost of an in-house solution.

How Darktrace kept the McLaren team launch secure with cyber AI (McLaren Racing) The secrets to a smooth start in 2021

Covert Code Trying To Run in Memory is Blocked by New Sophos Protection Against “Heap-Heap” Permission Violations (APN News) Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, today revealed a new defense against adversaries trying to evade detection by loading fileless malware, ransomware and remote access agents into the temporary memory of compromised computers. In a new blog post, “Covert Code Faces a Heap of Trouble in Memory,” Sophos researchers detail how […]

Keeper Brings Single Sign-On Security to the Cloud (Mobile ID World) Keeper Security has released a cloud version of its existing Single Sign-on solution, designed to help meet the needs of a remote workforce

F Secure Oyj : Secure launches usage-based security via partners (MarketScreener) Cyber security provider F-Secure’s unified, integrated cyber security offering is now available as a usage-based business model, offering F-Secure’s… | March 11, 2021

Tr3Dent Achieves ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Certification, Further Enabling Secure Digital Transformation Planning (PRWeb) Tr3Dent, the leading global provider of an intuitive, end-to-end strategic planning platform that empowers digital transformation, today announced that it a

Veracode Tackles Cybersecurity Skills Gap with Launch of The Hacker Games (Yahoo) Veracode, the largest global provider of application security testing solutions, tackles cybersecurity skills gap with launch of the Hacker Games

SyncDog Unveils First Fully Integrated Solution for Mobile Endpoint Security (PR Newswire) SyncDog Inc., the leading Independent Software Vendor (ISV) for next generation mobile endpoint security and data loss prevention, today…

Jscrambler and GitLab Push New Integration to Automate Source Code Protection (GlobeNewswire) As client-side attacks grow, this integration of two leading technologies paves the way for seamless source code protection in DevSecOps workflows

Become a Dashlane Beta Tester | Dashlane (Dashlane) Live your best life online with Dashlane—the safe, simple way to store and fill passwords and personal information.

Cybersecurity Industry’s Most Comprehensive Guarantee and Warranty Announced by Deep Instinct and Backed by the Munich Re Group (BusinessWire) The first cybersecurity company to back its product with a performance guarantee, plus a ransomware warranty – up to $3 million per company.

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Embarc Collective Announces Brian Murphy As Chair Of The Board Of Directors (GlobeNewswire) ReliaQuest founder to bring proven experience in scaling startups to support 70+ early stage companies at Florida’s premier startup hub

Okta Welcomes Steve Rowland as Chief Revenue Officer (Okta) Senior Technology Executive to Join Okta’s Global Field Operations

Prominent Security Evangelist Joins Virsec as Chief Security Advisor (Virsec) Virsec announced today that Jim Routh has joined the company as Chief Security Advisor and Board Participant.

Former bp CISO Simon Hodgkinson Joins RangeForce Advisory Board (Yahoo) RangeForce has developed a self-directed platform with a gaming interface that represents the future of cyber security training – Simon Hodgkinson.

Fusion Connect adds Channel Veteran Rick Ribas as Senior Vice President of Channels and Alliances (PR Newswire) Fusion Connect, a trusted partner for enabling the connected enterprise, announced today that Rick Ribas has joined the company as Senior Vice…

John Kindervag, Creator of Zero Trust, joins MSSP ON2IT (PR Newswire) ON2IT, the global managed security services company and Zero Trust innovator, today announced that Zero Trust creator, John Kindervag, will…

CYE Deepens Market-leading Cyber Bench with New Additions to Advisory Board (PR Newswire) CYE, the industry leader in cybersecurity optimization solutions, announced today the addition of Franck Cohen, Ann Johnson, John Negron and…

DHS cyber official Rick Driggers heads to the private sector (CyberScoop) Rick Driggers, a longtime cybersecurity official at the Department of Homeland Security, is leaving government for the private sector in May, CyberScoop has learned. Since September, Driggers has led CISA’s Integrated Operations Division, which houses the agency’s center for sharing cyberthreat information with American companies and oversees the agency’s field offices across the country.

Banyan Security Adds Vijay Pawar as VP of Product Management (AiThority) Banyan Security announced that Vijay Pawar has joined the company as vice president of product management.

Darktrace bolsters Board with appointment of Paul Harrison (Intelligent CIO Africa) Darktrace, an autonomous cybersecurity AI company, has announced that Paul Harrison has agreed to join the Board of Directors as a Non-Executive Director. Harrison brings a wealth of experience to the role, having held senior positions at several high growth, public technology companies in the UK and internationally. He is currently Chief Operating Officer and […]

Former NSA and Department of Defense Executive Marianne Bailey Joins Cohesity as an Advisor (KULR-8 Local News) Cohesity today announced that cybersecurity expert and intelligence leader Marianne Bailey has joined the company as an advisor, where she will apply her deep government security experience in helping public sector organizations and federal agencies manage and protect their data.

Anomali picks up pace on APJ expansion with exec appointment (Security Brief) Cybersecurity firm Anomali has appointed channel sales specialist Stree Naidu to lead its business across APJ.

DNSFilter expands leadership team with new appointments (Help Net Security) DNSFilter expands leadership team to showcase the company’s continued efforts towards expansion after several years of growth.

Former NSA and Department of Defense Executive Marianne Bailey Joins Cohesity as an Advisor (KULR-8 Local News) Cohesity today announced that cybersecurity expert and intelligence leader Marianne Bailey has joined the company as an advisor, where she will apply her deep government security experience in helping public sector organizations and federal agencies manage and protect their data.

Randori Expands Leadership, Adds Kristen Yerardi as Vice President of Product To Meet Growing Demand for Attacker’s Perspective (PR Newswire) /PRNewswire/ — Randori, the pioneer in continuous red teaming, today announced the appointment of Kristen Yerardi as Vice President of Product. Her addition…

Rubrik Announces Ajay Sabhlok as Chief Information Officer & Chief Data Officer (GlobeNewswire) Rubrik, the Cloud Data Management Company, today announced the appointment of Ajay Sabhlok to Chief Information Officer and Chief Data Officer. Sabhlok brings more than a decade of experience in the technology industry and will oversee comprehensive IT, data and advanced analytics strategies for the company.

Mike Daniels, Tiffanny Gates, Charles Hooper, Michael McConnell Named to Two Six Technologies Board (GovCon Wire) Two Six Technologies has appointed government and industry leaders Mike Daniels, Tiffanny Gates, Cha

Global Sales Executive Joins Virtru to Advance Enterprise Strategy and (PRWeb) Virtru, a global leader in data protection and privacy, today announced the appointment of enterprise software executive Bill Smith as Chief Sales Officer. Forme

CyberArk appoints Avril England to its board of directors (Help Net Security) CyberArk announced the appointment of Avril England to its board of directors bringing operational expertise and experience into company.

LookingGlass Hires Norm Laudermilch as First Chief Cyber Officer (GlobeNewswire) Security Industry Veteran to Help Guide Company’s Product and Engineering Strategy

Former DHS Leader Francis X. Taylor Named as Partner and President of Cambridge Global Advisors (Homeland Security Today) Cambridge Global Advisors (CGA) has named Francis X. Taylor as a Partner and President of the firm. General Taylor is the former Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis (I&A) at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and has been with CGA as a Senior Advisor since departing his DHS post in 2017.



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