Friday, January 28 2022

Cyber Executive Moves: Credit Suisse, Freddie Mac

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PennyMac CISO joins an API security company, Credit Suisse poaches Goldman’s CRO, and Freddie Mac appoints a new CCO. Noname […]

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Cyber Executive Moves: IBM, AffiniPay

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IBM makes a series of executive hires, a FinTech solutions provider appoints a new Executive VP, and a British investment […]

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LogicGate Raises $113M Series C Funding Round

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Source: LogicGate LogicGate, a provider of risk and compliance solutions, announced a $113 million Series C funding round led by […]

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1Password Closes $100M Series B Round at $2 Billion Valuation

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Source: 1Password 1Password announced its latest round of funding that now values the company at $2 billion. The $100 million […]

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What’s Driving the Push for Digital Central Bank Currencies?

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As governments explore methods for improving payment systems, especially for cross-border transactions, support for blockchain-based national digital currencies continues to […]

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Executive Moves: Standard Chartered, Encore Capital

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Standard Chartered Bank appoints a new chief information officer. Former director of CFPB Kathy Kraninger starts at a crypto-risk monitoring […]

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Cybersecurity M&A and Funding Update: July 23

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Recent cybersecurity companies that raised capital and announced financial or strategic transactions. In mergers and acquisitions this week, Microsoft acquired […]

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US, UK, and EU Blame China for MS Server Attacks

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The United States, United Kingdom, and European Union joined industry groups in attributing the Microsoft exchange server attacks earlier this […]

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Banking Regulators Release Proposed Guidance on Third-Party Risk

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The US Federal Reserve, Treasury Department’s Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, are […]

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Rapid7 Acquires IntSights for $335 Million

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Rapid7, a Boston, Massachusetts-based provider of data security and analytics solutions that help security teams reduce vulnerabilities, monitor for malicious […]

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Cyber Executive Moves: AmEx, Cybereason, HackerOne

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By Julia Bischoff and Corey Campbell Cybereason names CSO, SafeBreach hires CISO, AND WELLS FARGO CIO JOINS AMEX. American Express hired Ravi Radhakrishnan as chief information officer. Radhakrishnan was previously chief information officer and head of technology for Wells Fargo’s commercial banking and corporate and investment banking businesses. Bug bounty platform HackerOne hired Chris Evans […]

Crypto Harmonization—or Regulatory Turf Wars?

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By Stanley I. Foodman Don’t expect aligned, coherent rules anytime soon Multiple enforcement agencies within the US government agree that the $2.5 trillion crypto industry needs regulation. And heads of the largest crypto companies have told Congress that they agree. But therein lies the rub: competing government initiatives have yet to arrive at consensus on […]

Cyber Deals: PlainID, Noname Security, UncommonX, Entegra

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Noname Security achieves unicorn status. Dueling API security firms close respective Series C rounds. PlainID raises $75 million in Series C funding.