Wednesday, May 18 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: Datadog, AutoRABIT, Teleport, YL Ventures

Corey Campbell

CYBERSECURITY VENTURE FUNDING AND MERGERS: This week’s largest venture rounds INVOLVED Identity and Access Management, email security, and API security. Observability and managed security TOOLS REMAIN STRONG TARGETS FOR STRATEGIC BUYERS. Funding SaaS observability company Observe, Inc. has secured $70 million in a series A-2 funding round with participation from Sutter Hill Ventures (SVH), Capital […]

Abnormal Security Raises $210M in Series C Funding Round

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Abnormal Security, the leading AI-based cloud-native email security platform, announced today the close of a $210 million Series C round of financing led by global software investor Insight Partners, with participation from Greylock Partners and Menlo Ventures. With this round, the 4-year-old company is now valued at $4 billion. The move to hybrid work fueled […]

Datadog to Acquire Hdiv Security

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Datadog, Inc. (NASDAQ: DDOG), the monitoring and security platform for cloud applications, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Hdiv Security, a leading security-testing software provider. The addition of Hdiv Security’s capabilities to Datadog’s Cloud Security Platform will enable a more comprehensive approach to application security. Hdiv Security’s product monitors application behavior to […]

Traceable AI Raises $60 Million IN Series B Funding Round

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Traceable AI, the API security & observability company, today announced it has raised $60 million in Series B funding. This new funding values Traceable AI at more than $450 million. This investment round was led by Institutional Venture Partners (IVP), and other investors include Tiger Global Management and existing investors Unusual Ventures and BIG Labs. Traceable AI plans to […]

Network Perception Secures $13 Million in Series A Funding Round

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Network Perception, innovators of operational technology (OT) solutions which protect mission-critical assets, announced today that it has raised $13 million in Series A financing. The funding round was led by The Westly Group with participation from Energy Impact Partners and other existing investors, including Serra Ventures, Okapi Venture Capital, Energy Foundry and SaaS Venture Capital. […]

Cyber Executive Moves: Accenture, CISA, Shift5

Julia Bischoff

The CISA and Department of Energy gain new cybersecurity veterans. CISOs Connect names a new president. Information technology management company Accenture appointed Paolo Dal Cin as global head of Accenture Security and as a member of Accenture’s Global Management Committee. Dal Cin has been with the company since 2003 and most recently led security teams […]