Friday, January 28 2022

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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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: Resilience, Stellar Cyber, XM Cyber, Bricata

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Early-stage cybersecurity startups exit stealth mode. Low maintenance tech propel ShieldIOT and Zenity to finalize initial seeding. XM Cyber realizes […]

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Cyber Deals: Lacework, BlueVoyant, Keyless, Snap Labs.

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The world continues to digest the cyber security investments of the bipartisan infrastructure bill and tech continues to move forward. […]

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Cyber DealS: McAfee, Socure, Contrast Security, SCYTHE.

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Cybersecurity venture funding and mergers announced this week. Socure closes Series E funding round at $450 million. Infosec mergers continue full steam ahead.

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Cyber Deal Update: IBM, Horizon3.ai, Gryphon Technologies, Micro Focus.

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Cybersecurity mergers and venture funding trends this week:. IBM consumes ReaQta to leverage AI security platform. Micro Focus and Celerit Solutions […]

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Cyber Deal Update: Dragos, Devo Technology, Bitglass, & Sontiq

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Cybersecurity mergers and venture funding trends this week: Forcepoint completes its Bitglass acquisition. Devo and Dragos hit coveted unicorn status; […]

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Cyber Deal Update: Query.ai, Bitsight, Security Advisor, & Zeguro

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Mega-corns find their way to $2 Billion+ valuation.  Other newcomers see sustained progress through initial Series A.  An IT solutions provider acquires a solutions integrator to realize immediate net-sales in the $1 Billion+ range. Insurance behemoth acquires a cyber insurance firm for its small business clientele.

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Cyber Deal Update: Wiz, EVA Group, Bitglass, & appgate,

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Massive expansion continues through acquisition and large-scale capital influx.  Wix raises additional $250 million four months after raising $120 million.  The EVA […]

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Cyber Deals: 1Password, Virtru, SoSafe, Anitian

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.