Thursday, October 6 2022

Regulatory Spotlight: Avoiding the jab-hook combo

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When regulators squabble, who loses? Everyone. Regulatory disharmony is real, folks—and so far, we don’t see signs of the trend […]

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Yehuda Lindell on Third-Party Risks: “Do they really understand and care about security?”

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Are business executives doing enough to mitigate supply chain risks? That’s the question for senior leaders in a year defined […]

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On Regulatory Disincentives

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First American Financial Corp. agreed to a settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for failures in disclosure controls and […]

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Alex Urbelis on Legal Implications of Cyber Risk

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Is cross-functional collaboration a myth? Anyone who has ever participated in a boardroom meeting in which legal, compliance, and security […]

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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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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 […]

Cyber Deals: Halborn, Irideos, Anvilogic

James Hu

Cybersecurity Venture Funding and Mergers: This week, cybersecurity venture funding and M&A activity involved blockchain, artificial Intelligence, and SaaS solution providers. Many of these deals will also be funding the future of cloud security. Funding Halborn, a blockchain cybersecurity firm, raised $90 million in a Series A funding round led by Summit Partners with participation […]

Huntress acquires Curricula for $22 million

James Hu

Huntress, a cybersecurity firm providing a security management platform to small and medium sized businesses, has acquired Curricula, a security awareness training service provider, for $22 million. Curricula is a freemium SaaS company offering solutions for employee cybersecurity training. Their methods incorporate behavioral learning techniques and engaging storytelling to maximize employee engagement. Small and medium […]