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Heather Dyer, acting vice president and chief information security officer, US Postal Service

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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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Cyber Deals: Claroty, AT&T, Black & Decker, Evernym

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AT&T completes its AlienVault acquisition. Claroty secures $400 million and acquires Medigate. Avast interested in self-sovereign identity tech. Stanley Black & […]

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Report on Cybersecurity VC and Merger Activity in H1 2021

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Almost $10 billion was spent funding cybersecurity ventures in the first half of 2021, according to a new report published by Risk Insights Media and the Cyber Policy Institute. The report covered cybersecurity venture capital funding and merger and acquisition (M&A) deals over Q1 and Q2 of 2021.

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AgileBlue Raises $2.25M for Managed SOC-as-a-Service and XDR Platform

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AgileBlue completed a $2.25 million preferred round raise funded by a group of technology and private equity investors. The company […]

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Cyber Deals: Coinbase, Armis, CyCognito, Brivo

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Coinbase acquires cryptographic security provider Unbound Security.  Armis realizes $3.4 Billion valuation.  Brivo goes public through its recent merger and CyCognito sees […]

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Cyber Deals: 1Password, Virtru, SoSafe, Anitian

Julia Bischoff

Cybersecurity venture funding and mergers: The most sizable venture rounds involved password management and compliance solutions. Managed detection and response (MDR) and identity and access management (IAM) tools remain strong targets for strategic buyers. Funding Security awareness platform SoSafe raised $73 million in its Series B funding round led by expansion-stage investor Highland Europe. This […]

Cyber Executive Moves: Citi, DNC, Blackhawk

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Truist Financial chief information security officer Howard Whyte

Cyber Deals: Xage, Human Security, GitGuardian, Simplify, Wipro

Julia Bischoff

Cybersecurity merger and acquisition deals, funding announcements, and public offerings: This week’s most sizable venture funding rounds involved cloud infrastructure security and biometric verification companies. As the sector continues to attract strong interest from strategic buyers, notable recent mergers involved security automation and response (SOAR) and cybersecurity risk consulting. Funding Critical infrastructure security provider Xage […]

Heather Dyer, acting vice president and chief information security officer, US Postal Service

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.