Sunday, February 5 2023

NSA names Rob Joyce to head cyber directorate

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The National Security Agency (NSA) appointed Rob Joyce, a senior cybersecurity official serving as the NSA’s Special Liaison Officer at […]

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Cyber-hygiene: Managing the managers

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As enterprises adjust to the reality of wide-scale remote work among employees, a recent survey found a series of reckless […]

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Ray Rothrock: Digital resiliency

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Large enterprises continue to be beleaguered by the outsized consequences of human errors, many of which are entirely avoidable. Jeremy […]

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Grace Chi: “There’s still a lot of ambiguity”

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Cyber threat intelligence and analyses providers play an essential role in helping security teams gain real-time insights into unknown threats. […]

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Gregory Touhill: “Take a punch and keep on going”

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Jeremy Seth Davis met with Brigadier General (ret.) Gregory J. Touhill, President of AppGate Federal Group and first Federal Chief […]

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Jeh Johnson: Critical infrastructure security “needs to be a focus for CEOs”

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With attention fixed on the national security policies of President-elect Biden’s cabinet nominations, it’s worth revisiting insights from a podcast […]

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CISA issues emergency update to US government agencies

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The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency updated its guidance to all U.S. government agencies related to the SolarWinds supply […]

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Python Programming and Security

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Python is a versatile programming language that is easy to learn and an easy-to-understand syntax. While the language can be […]

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Computer Programming Overview: What You Need to Know

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Computer programming is the process by which a computer program that can be executed to carry out a specific task […]

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Cyber Executive Moves: Appgate, Trellix, Rubrik

Julia Bischoff

Appgate appoints a new CEO, Trellix hires loanDepot’s CISO, SANS Institute taps new CISO director. Secure access solutions provider Appgate appointed Leo Taddeo as chief executive officer and president. Taddeo stepped into the new role after serving as Appgate’s chief information security officer since February of 2022. The SANS Institute, a cybersecurity training company, appointed […]

Cyber Deals: Drata, Field Effect investments, and Veracode acquisition

Julia Bischoff

Cybersecurity venture funding and merger activity: This week’s largest deals were MDR and security automation investments, as MSP consolidation continues to attract corporate buyers. Funding Cork, Ireland-based, data encryption company Valutree acquired $12.8 million in their series A funding round, led by investors Molten Ventures and Ten Eleven Ventures. Funds will be used to expand […]

Cyber Deals: Spin Technology, CyberArk, Mesh Security

James Hu

Cybersecurity Venture Funding and Mergers: This week’s deals involved cloud security services, data privacy, and industrial cybersecurity companies. Funding Cloud cybersecurity firm Mesh Security has secured $4.5 million in venture funding. The round was led by Booster Ventures with participation from other investors. Spin Technology, a firm providing SaaS security solutions, raised $16 million in […]

Cyber Deals: Cybrary, Ping Identity, Axio Global

James Hu

Cybersecurity Venture Funding and Mergers: Key investments were made in cybersecurity training, secure enterprise browser, and risk management companies. M&A activity this week involved identity security, zero trust, and threat intelligence firms. Funding Cybrary, a cybersecurity training platform, raised $25 million in a Series C funding round. The round was led by BuildGroup and Gula […]

Cybrary Secures $25 Million in Series C Funding Round

James Hu

Cybrary, a Maryland-based cybersecurity training platform provider, raised $25 million in a Series C funding round. The round was led by BuildGroup and Gula Tech Adventures, two of its current investors. Following its $15 million Series B round announced in November 2019, this latest investment brings Cybrary’s total funding to date to $48 million. Cybrary […]

Cyber Deals: Exterro, Naoris Protocol, Cybit Sec

James Hu

Cybersecurity Venture Funding and Mergers: This week, notable funding and M&A activity involved compliance, enterprise security, and vulnerability assessment firms. Funding Exterro, a legal governance, risk, and compliance software provider, completed a strategic recapitalization valuing the firm at over $1 billion. The company, currently owned by Leeds Equity Partners, is targeting a potential 2023 initial […]